Pregame: Canadiens @ Red Wings – 2/16

Coming off a 5-4 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday the Red Wings host the Montreal Canadiens tonight. The game is Detroit’s second and final home game of the month of February.

Jimmy Howard will get the start for Detroit, his second since returning from injury. Petr Mrazek will dress as backup while Jonas Gustavsson is a healthy scratch.

The Canadiens will be without Sergei Gonchar, injured on a hit by Toronto’s David Clarkson.

Game time is 7:30 PM on FSD.

Author: Clark Rasmussen

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