A power outage in downtown Detroit cancelled the morning skates today but the Red Wings are all set to host the Florida Panthers tonight.
The Red Wings are riding a four-game winning streak but will be missing forward Justin Abdelkader, who left Sunday’s win over the Vancouver Canucks with a shoulder injury. The official team stance is that Abdelkader is day-to-day but former Red Wing Aaron Ward reports that he’ll miss two weeks.
Jimmy Howard starts in goal.
Stupid stat of the day: Since the Panthers adopted their current jersey set, every other game between Detroit and Florida has gone to a shootout.
Game time is 7:30 PM on FSD+.