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Game 54

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

7p ET, Joe Louis Arena

Detroit, MI

TV: Fox Sports Detroit

Radio: 97.1 The Ticket

Jets Blog: Arctic Ice Hockey

I don't care about the Winnipeg Jets.

I care about beating the Winnipeg Jets though.

I hope the Red Wings score 50 goals against Tyler Myers.

The only things I like about Winnipeg is that Kyle is there right now and it's the Slurpee capital of the world.

The Expected Lineups

Forwards

Gustav Nyquist Henrik Zetterberg Justin Abdelkader
Darren Helm Pavel Datsyuk Tomas Tatar
Tomas Jurco Riley Sheahan Luke Glendening
Drew Miller Joakim Andersson Stephen Weiss

Defensemen

Niklas Kronwall Jonathan Ericsson
Danny DeKeyser Kyle Quincey
Brendan Smith Alexi Marchenko

Goaltenders

Jimmy Howard (starting)
Petr Mrazek


Scratches: Jonas Gustavsson, Jakub Kindl & Daniel Cleary

Injuries: Johan Franzen (headaches)

Forwards

Andrew Ladd Bryan Little Blake Wheeler
Drew Stafford Mark Scheifele Mathieu Perreault
Michael Frolik Adam Lowry Chris Thorburn
T.J. Galiardi Jim Slater Anthony Peluso


Defensemen

Ben Chiarot Dustin Byfuglien
Mark Stuart Jacob Trouba
Tobais Enstrom Tyler Myers


Goaltenders

Michael Hutchinson
Ondrej Pavelec


JETS THE MATCH-UP RED WINGS
28-19-10 (66 pts; 1st in WC) Record 31-13-9 (71 pts; 3rd in Atlantic)
2.65 (20th in NHL) Goals Per Game 2.91 (9th in NHL)
2.54 (10th) Goals Against Per Game 2.40 (5th)
17.4% (22nd) Power Play % 25.9% (1st, bitches)
81.9% (14th) Penalty Kill % 83.6% (8th)
Bryan Little (21 goals) Goal Leader Tomas Tatar (23 goals)
Andrew Ladd (45 points) Points Leader Henrik Zetterberg (48 points)

  • The Red Wings are 11-5-0-1 (W-L-T-OTL) all-time in the regular season against the Winnipeg Jets/Atlanta Thrashers franchise.

  • Last 10 Games: Winnipeg 3-5-2, Detroit 8-2-0

  • Howard is 1-3-1 all-time against the Jets/Thrashers with a 3.15 GAA and .905 SV%.

Let's Go Red Wings.