The Red Wings' losing streak reached five games on Friday night, as Detroit dropped a 2-1 decision to the New York Islanders.
Detroit also lost starting goalie Jimmy Howard, who left the game after the first period for "precautionary" reasons after suffering a lower-body injury.
A 4-1 loss to Toronto Saturday night gave the Detroit Red Wings their third consecutive loss and second in four nights to the Maple Leafs.
Detroit scored the game's first goal but Toronto took over the scoring from there, potting four goals of their own.
For the second consecutive game the Detroit Red Wings fell in the shootout, dropping a 3-2 decision to the Florida Panthers Friday night.
Detroit is now 1-5 in the shootout on the season, their only victory coming against the winless New Jersey Devils. Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk failed to beat Florida netminder Roberto Luongo while both Vincent Trochek and Brandon Pirri scored on Detroit's Jimmy Howard..
Detroit forward Tomas Tatar notched two goals Sunday evening, leading the Red Wings to a 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh.
With the win, the Red Wings move into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Tampa Bay Lightning..
The Detroit Red Wings trailed 2-0 after the first period on Saturday night but scored two quick goals in the second and another in the third to complete a come-from-behind win over the New York Rangers.
It was Detroit's first win over the Rangers in six tries and was head coach Mike Babcock's 500th career victory..
Former Detroit Red Wing Daniel Alfredsson announced his retirement on Thursday in Ottawa.
Alfredsson, who will turn 42 next week, had been attempting to return to the Red Wings for one more season after a back injury kept him out of the final two games of the playoffs.
A 35-minute delay caused by a power failure at Joe Louis Arena didn't slow the Detroit Red Wings down as they cruised to a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday afternoon.
Just 29 seconds into the game, lights over half of the arena bowl went out and the game was stopped. Under three minutes of playing time later, the Red Wings showed that at least the red light was working..
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