Detroit Red Wings host Seattle for the first time

the Detroit Red Wings will attempt to score four straight wins when they host the scorching hot Seattle Kraken for the first time. The Red Wings defeated Boston 2-1 in Boston for last night Detroit’s 3,000th Franchise Victory.

Seattle have now won four of the last five after beating the Sabers 7-3 in Buffalo on Monday.

Tonight’s game time is 7:30 p.m. ET at LCA in Detroit, MI.

Red Wings Notes

  • Detroit is currently 4th in the Atlantic Division with an 11-9-3 record
  • The Red Wings Special Teams are currently in 24th place in the NHL, PP 14.8%, PK 77.6%
  • Lucas Raymond continues to lead the Red Wings with 21 points in 23 games
  • Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 10 goals
  • Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with a rating of +9
  • Moritz Seider leads all Red Wings defenders in scoring with 14 points in 23 games
  • Raymond and Seider lead Detroit with 12 assists each
  • Marc Staal scored the winning goal last night, his first goal of the season
  • Thomas Greiss is expected to start and has a 4-6-0 record, 3.41 GAA and 0.901 SV% in 10 games

Detroit Expected lineup

Forward

Tyler Bertuzzi – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond

Robby Fabbri – Pius Suter – Givani Smith

Sam Gagner – Carter Rowney – Filip Zadina

Vladislav Namestnikov – Michael Rasmussen – Adam Erne

defender

Nick Leddy – Filip Hronek

Jordan Oesterle – Moritz Seider

Marc Staal – Gustav Lindström

goalkeeper

Thomas Greiss (starter)

Alex Nedeljkovic

Not in the list

Dan Renouf (healthy), Danny DeKeyser (COVID-19), Joe Veleno (upper body), Kyle Cricuolo (healthy)

Octopus Notes

  • Seattle is currently 7th in the Pacific Division with an 8-13-1 record
  • The Kraken Special Teams are currently in 19th place in the NHL, PP 18.0%, PK 81.6%
  • Jaden Schwartz leads Seattle with 12 assists and 17 points in 22 games
  • Jordan Eberle leads the Kraken with 11 goals in 22 games
  • Defenseman Carson Soucy leads Seattle with a +5 rating
  • Former Red Wings striker Riley Sheahan was recently waived and then called back last weekend
  • Goalkeeper Philipp Grubauer is expected to start and has a 6-9-1 record, 3.03 GAA and 0.890 SV% in 17 games
  • Goalkeeper Chris Driedger and former Red Wings striker Calle Jarnkrok were placed on IR today. Striker Kole Lind and goalkeeper Joey Daccord have been recalled

Expected formation in Seattle

Forward

Jaden Schwartz – Yanni Gourde – Jordan Eberle

Marcus Johansson – Alexander Wennberg – Mason Appleton

Brandon Tanev – Morgan Geekie – Jared McCann

Ryan Donato – Riley Sheahan – Joonas Donskoi

defender

Vince Dunn – Adam Larsson

Jamie Oleksiak – Carson Soucy

Haydn Fleury – William Borgen

goalkeeper

Philipp Grubauer (starting)

Joey okay

Not in the list

Calle Jarnkrok (not known), Chris Driedger (not known), Colin Blackwell (healthy), Jeremy Lauzon (healthy), Kole Lind (healthy)

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