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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 8:30 PM ET

(Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)


The Red Wings outshot Buffalo 38-21, and had a goal disallowed in overtime, but ultimately earned just one point in a 3-2 shootout loss.

Thanks for tuning in to our Gameday Blog... tune in Tuesday when we take on Ottawa!

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 4:00 PM ET

Kyle Quincey Stephen Weiss Daniel Cleary Andrej Nestrasil
Kyle Quincey
(Ankle)
Stephen Weiss
(Lower-Body Injury)
Daniel Cleary
(Healthy Scratch)
Andrej Nestrasil
(Healthy Scratch)

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 3:00 PM ET


LEFT WING CENTER RIGHT WING
Henrik Zetterberg Pavel Datsyuk Justin Abdelkader
Gustav Nyquist Darren Helm Johan Franzen
Tomas Tatar Riley Sheahan Tomas Jurco
Drew Miller Luke Glendening Joakim Andersson

LEFT DEFENSE RIGHT DEFENSE
Niklas Kronwall Jonathan Ericsson
Brian Lashoff Danny DeKeyser
Brendan Smith Jakub Kindl

GOALTENDER
Jimmy Howard

Detroit Red Wings Depth Chart presented by Flagstar Bank

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 2:00 PM ET

Buffalo Wild Wings Hot Wings

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(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)


Pavel Datsyuk
is off to a scorching start. Pav picked up three points for the first time since Dec. 19, 2013 against the Kings on Friday, extending his point streak to five straight games, which is a personal best to begin a season. The Magic Man now has eight points in just five games.

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

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 1:00 PM ET

Comerica Bank Game Day Preview - Buffalo
Detroit Red Wings vs. Buffalo Sabres

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 12:00 PM ET



Brian Lashoff
Lashoff
Brian Lashoff will make his season debut after being a healthy scratch for the first 10 games of the season.

"(Lash) gets his opportunity and when you get your opportunity
you gotta make good and you gotta carve out a little niche
for yourself, so make it a competition for the other guys"
- Mike Babcock

Babcock

Brian Lashoff
Lashoff
"I think they know what to expect from me. I’m going to battle, penalty kill and do what I do. But at the same time, I want to get better at some things like moving the puck quick and getting involved in the offense." - Brian Lashoff

Johan Franzen is expected to return
after missing six games with a groin injury.

Johan Franzen
Franzen

Johan Franzen
Franzen
It looks like Mule will play on second line with
Darren Helm and Gustav Nyquist.

Andrej Nestrasil will be a healthy scratch to make room for Mule.

Andrej Nestrasil
Nestrasil

Jimmy Howard
Howard
Jimmy Howard will get the nod in goal.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 11:00 AM ET

Take advantage of tired legs - The Wings should be the fresher team. The Sabres played yesterday in Pittsburgh, so Detroit had to jump on them when Buffalo gets tired.

Get the lead - Buffalo has a hard time generating offense. Make them play catch up hockey.

Win the special teams battle - Take advantage of power play opportunities. Continue with the league's best penalty kill.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 10:30 AM ET

(Photo by Dan Mannes/Detroit Red Wings)




On November 2, 2013

Petr Mrazek records his first career shutout as Detroit runs over Edmonton, 5-0.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 11.2.2014 / 10:00 AM ET

(Photo by Bill Wippert/Getty)

The Detroit Red Wings will try to defeat the Buffalo Sabres for the ninth straight time when they come to First Niagara Center. Detroit opens a stretch of three road games in four nights minus one of its regular defensemen. Kyle Quincey left the Red Wings' 5-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings on Friday with an ankle injury and has been ruled out against the Sabres. That means another opportunity for Brian Lashoff, who played 75 games for Detroit last season but will be making his 2014-15 debut.

"Lash is a good pro. He's worked real hard, he's going to be an important penalty-killer for us, was last year," coach Mike Babcock said yesterday. "He gets his opportunity, and when you get your opportunity, you gotta make good and you gotta carve out a little niche for yourself, so make it a competition for the other guys."

The Red Wings should also get a lift from the return of forward Johan Franzen, who missed the past six games with a groin injury. Tonight, Mule and the Wings will go for their third straight victory here in Buffalo.

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 tonight's 5:00 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 Friday, 10.31.2014 / 11:10 PM ET






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SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

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