Detroit Red Wings Morning Links: Wings in DC, USA Women Win

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Andreas Athanasiou
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Andreas Athanasiou /

The Detroit Red Wings visit the Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon as they look to recover from one of the toughest losses of the season.

The bad taste of Friday night’s 7-6 loss to the New York Islanders is still lingering but the Red Wings will have the chance to upset the Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals.

Gametime is set for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon in the nation’s capital.

The Links

Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press talks with former Red Wing Kris Draper about the future of the organization. (Link)

The penalty kill had a rough night on Friday, the Detroit News takes a look at what happened. (Link)

Everyone dropped the gloves during the Toledo Walleye’s game against Kansas City. Video below.

The Michigan Wolverines took home the Duel in the D on Saturday night at Little Caesars Arena. It ended in 3-2 win for the Wolverines who defeated the Michigan State Spartans. Check out the highlights below.

Olympic Hockey Update

The United States Women’s Hockey Team opened their Olympic Games with a 3-1 victory over Finland on Sunday morning. Elsewhere, Canada shutout the Olympic Athletes from Russia 5-0.

Around the League

The Ottawa Senators are open to trading anyone on their roster except their star players. Read more here.

Speaking of the Capitals, Lars Eller signed a five-year contract with the Caps, he would have been an unrestricted free agent in the summer.

Check out this fantastic save from Andrei Vasilevskiy

Nightly Scores

Buffalo Sabres 4 Boston Bruins 2

Ottawa Senators 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 

Nashville Predators 3 Montreal Canadiens 2

Los Angeles Kings 3 Tampa Bay Lightning 4 

New Jersey Devils 1 Columbus Blue Jackets 6 

Philadelphia Flyers 4 Arizona Coyotes 3

Chicago Blackhawks 0 Minnesota Wild 3 

Colorado Avalanche 1 Carolina Hurricanes 3 

Edmonton Oilers 4 San Jose Sharks 6