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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 6:00 PM ET

Johan Franzen Jonas Gustavsson Jimmy Howard Tomas Jurco
Johan Franzen
(Upper-Body Injury)
Jonas Gustavsson
(Shoulder)
Jimmy Howard
(Groin)
Tomas Jurco
(Back)

Jakub Kindl Daniel Cleary Brian Lashoff
Jakub Kindl
(Elbow)
Daniel Cleary
(Healthy Scratch)
Brian Lashoff
(Healthy Scratch)


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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 5:00 PM ET


LEFT WING CENTER RIGHT WING
Tomas Tatar Pavel Datsyuk Darren Helm
Gustav Nyquist Henrik Zetterberg Justin Abdelkader
Drew Miller Riley Sheahan Teemu Pulkkinen
Stephen Weiss Luke Glendening Joakim Andersson

LEFT DEFENSE RIGHT DEFENSE
Kyle Quincey Danny DeKeyser
Brendan Smith Niklas Kronwall
Jonathan Ericsson Xavier Ouellet

GOALTENDER
Petr Mrazek

Detroit Red Wings Depth Chart presented by Flagstar Bank

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 1:30 PM ET

Buffalo Wild Wings Hot Wings

(Photo by Francois Laplante/NHL)






Although Gustav Nyquist has yet to score in 2015, he has still been racking up points. Nyquist has played set-up man for the past five games, recording 6 assists. The Red Wings will hope for the Goose to break loose tonight in Buffalo as they will look to get an important two points. Gus Nyquist now has 29 points on the season, 15 goals, 14 assists.

He's today's 'Hot Wing' by Buffalo Wild Wings!

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 12:00 PM ET

Opportunity knocks - Time for Petr Mrazek to shine. With Howard out Mrazek has the chance to play well and impress the coaching staff.

Don't give Buffalo any life - The Sabres have lost 7 straight and are 1-8-1 in their last 10 games. Be ready to play and execute the game plan.

Start fast & finish strong - It's been 9 games since Detroit scored the first goal of the game. Get the early lead, start on time and finish the job.

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 11:30 AM ET

(Photo by Ken Andersen/NHLPA via Getty Images)

On January 13, 1993

Red Wings' prospect Ryan Sproul was born.

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.13.2015 / 10:30 AM ET

(Photo by Bill Wippert/NHL)

Detroit continues their road trip tonight as they take on the Buffalo Sabres on a night Dominik Hasek's jersey is sent to the rafters. Dom's countryman, Petr Mrazek will take over in goal after the Red Wings lost Jimmy Howard Saturday night in Washington. An MRI done Sunday showed a slight groin tear. Howard underwent an ultrasound Monday to further assess the injury. The Red Wings think Howard could miss up to four weeks, which takes him off the NHL All-Star roster. Detroit is about to play five games in eight days, which will test Mrazek. The Red Wings are without forwards Johan Franzen (possible concussion) and Tomas Jurco (back) and defenseman Jakub Kindl (elbow). Tonight will be the third time these two clubs meet, Buffalo winning the first in  shootout, and Detroit winning at home 6-3, Detroit scored four times third period, including the final three on power plays.

Welcome to the Detroit Red Wings Game Day Blog, where you can get behind-the-scenes information, thoughts from players and staff, and up-to-date news on anything and everything Red Wings on game day. You can watch today's 7:00 PM matchup on Fox Sports Detroit, or listen in with Ken Kal and Paul Woods on 97.1 The Ticket.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 01.11.2015 / 11:00 AM ET








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POSTED ON Saturday, 01.10.2015 / 10:00 PM ET


Ericsson puts one past Holtby with seconds left in the 2nd period
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson scores with 12 seconds left in the 2nd period to break the shutout of Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 01.10.2015 / 9:50 PM ET

Tonight's Stars of the Game Powered by Ram Trucks are...

1. John Carlson (1 Goal)

2. Braden Holtby (26 Saves)

3. Jonathan Ericsson (1 Goal)

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POSTED ON Saturday, 01.10.2015 / 9:45 PM ET

(Photo by Getty Images)


The Red Wings battled hard and got some good looks, but saw Jimmy Howard fall victim to a groin injury early as they fell in Washington, 3-1.

Thanks for tuning in...we'll see you on Tuesday when we head off to Buffalo!

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
R. Sheahan 81 14 11 -8 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80