Forward Andrej Nestrasil was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes from the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
The Red Wings had waived Nestrasil in an attempt to send him to the Grand Rapids Griffins, clearing a roster spot for the team to activate Stephen Weiss from injured reserve.
With four days to practice, the Detroit Red Wings put forth a dominating effort Friday night, rolling past the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-1.
The Red Wings outshot Chicago 37-26 in the effort, including a 20-shot second period in which they scored twice.
The Detroit Red Wings announced on Tuesday the assignment of forward Stephen Weiss to the Grand Rapids Griffins on a conditioning stint.
Weiss has played in just one game this season. He made 26 appearances for Detroit during the 2013-14 campaign, his first with the club, before hernia surgery ended his season early..
The Detroit Red Wings score two goals in the final three minutes of regulation and added another late in overtime to rally for a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night.
Down 3-1 with 2:39 remaining in the third period, Henrik Zetterberg scored to give Detroit life.
Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg scored with just ten seconds remaining in overtime on Saturday night, lifting Detroit to a 1-0 win over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs.
Detroit goalie Jonas Gustavsson made thirty saves in shutting out his former club in his first appearance of the season..
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