After defeating the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Saturday night, the Detroit Red Wings will have a quick turnaround as they host Toronto on Sunday night.
It was a great win for the Wings on the road in Nashville as they held their ground in a deceive third period that presented its own challenges.
The night was highlighted by Luke Witkowski who scored his first career National Hockey League goal. We also can’t forget Darren Helm who recorded his 200th career NHL point. Get the full game recap here if you missed the action.
As mentioned, the Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Little Caesars Arena. Gametime is set for 7:00 p.m.
Ken Holland to Seattle? Sportsnet believes he is one of the top candidates to potentially land the job for the hopeful expansion team.
Dominic Turgeon helped lead the Grand Rapids Griffins past the Manitoba Moose on Saturday night in American Hockey League action. The forward netted a hat-trick which was his first as a pro.
The Red Wings ECHL affiliate, the Toledo Walleye, were also victorious with a 6-3 win over the Kalamazoo Wings.
Olympic Hockey Update
The men’s hockey competition saw the group stage come to a close on Sunday. Here are the results.
Germany 4-Norway 1
Czech Republic 4-Switzerland 1
Canada 4-Korea Republic 0
Sweden 3-Finland 1
Sweden, Czech Republic, Canada and the Olympic Athletes from Russia all advanced to the quarterfinals. The United States will play Slovakia on Tuesday for a chance to take one of the four spots from the qualification playoffs to advance.
Around the League
ESPN puts all 31 NHL general managers into tiers. Find out where Ken Holland landed here.
Evgeni Malkin reached 900 career points on Saturday.
The Washington Post looks at the positives of having younger players in the Olympics.