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Leyland in Hockeytown

Tigers manager Jim Leyland to drop puck before Thursday's game

Tuesday, 04.1.2008 / 4:50 PM ET / News
By Todd Beam  - Detroit Red Wings Communications Director
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Leyland in Hockeytown
DETROIT -- The Red Wings will hold a special ceremonial puck drop prior to their game against Central Division rival Columbus at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday, April 3.

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland will do the honors, dropping the puck just prior to the start of the Red Wings-Blue Jackets contest.

Leyland, currently in his third season with the Tigers, guiding the American League club to a 183-142 record during his tenure. He is the 36th manager in Tigers' history and a veteran of 43 years in professional baseball.

Leyland was named MLB's Manager of the year in 2006 by Baseball America, and American League Manager of the Year by both the Baseball Writers' Association of America and The Sporting News after guiding the Tigers to their first playoff berth since 1987. He led the Florida Marlins to a World Series crown in 1997.

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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
P. Datsyuk 66 16 33 7 49
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
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80