The Detroit Red Wings travel to San Jose in order to take on the Sharks at 10:30 p.m. EDT.
Detroit is coming off of three big wins, two in Anaheim and one in Phoenix, plus a hefty pre-noon boozing on their day off, before heading to San Jose yesterday. The Wings power-play has once again become its enfourser as they converted four power-play opportunities in the past three games and are now on an eight game power-play streak.
In their last meeting, Damien Brunner beat Annti Niemi in the shootout to give the Red Wings a victory. San Jose traded Douglas Murray to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the week, which doesn’t help or hurt their skill level. Tonight the Sharks are looking to get back on track after going 2-6-2 in their past ten games, while the Wings look to continue their road dominance.
Goaltender, Jimmy Howard is back in net after a game off and should continue to dominate between the pipes.
Often injured defenseman, Carlo Colaiacovo continues to try and work his way into the line-up, but I doubt Babcock changes it after a win.
Random Fact – Last season Jimmy Howard was a terrible 0-2-1 against the Sharks.
Prediction: The Red Wings did not preform very well after having a few days off before the Minnesota game and will have that same problem tonight against the Sharks. San Jose Sharks victory 4-1.
Babcock said Tootoo is in for Eaves tonight. That is only change, other than Howard in goal.
— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) March 28, 2013