It was goals galore on Thursday night as the Detroit Red Wings ended their 11-game road losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Despite going down 2-0 in the first period, the Red Wings stormed back to take the win in Buffalo. Six different players scored for the Wings for their second victory of the week. The offense has erupted this week with a total of13 goals in three games.
Henrik Zetterberg was able to tie Sergei Fedorov for fifth all-time in points in franchise history.
Four players had two points on the night and Evgeny Svechnikov scored his second career goal.
Check out the highlights from the win below.
Links and news
The Detroit Free Press continues their Russian Five series with the incredible story of Slava Kozlov’s journey to Detroit. Read here.
Evgeny Svechnikov is getting more comfortable with his time with the Red Wings. Story here.
The Grand Rapids Griffins signed Trevor Yates and Trevor Hamilton to one-year contracts on Thursday for the 2019 season.
Grand Rapids hosts the San Jose Barracudas on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. (EST).
Around the League
Scott Foster, the Chicago Blackhawks emergency goalie, stopped every shot he faced as both of Chicago’s netminders went off with an injury during their game on Thursday. Additionally, this was his National Hockey League debut at the age of 36.
Sidney Crosby scored the goal of the night against the New Jersey Devils in overtime, batting the puck out of the air for the game-winner.
SIDNEY CROSBY WITH THE INCREDIBLE OVERTIME WINNER, BATTED HOME TO END IT! GORGEOUS! PENGUINS WIN! pic.twitter.com/9ewENnbTjX
— NHL Daily 365 (@NHLDaily365) March 30, 2018
The Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs both booked their place in the NHL playoffs.
Boston moved into first place in the Eastern Conference on Thursday with 107 points but are still just one point ahead of Tampa Bay.
ESPN does a roundtable discussion on how to fix the NHL’s draft lottery system. Read here.
Finally, here are the nightly scores from Thursday.
BOS 4 – TBL 2
DET 6 – BUF 3
PIT 4 – NJD 3 OT
OTT 3 – FLA 2 OT
NSH 5 – SJS 3
MIN 5 – DAL 2
CHI 6 – WPG 2
CBJ 5 – CGY 1
VAN 2 – EDM 1
LAK 4 – ARI 2