As they meet the New York Rangers for the third and final time this season, a good performance in goal gives.
The Red Wings have come into Saturday after winning three of their last five games, including a win against the Boston Bruins less than two weeks ago. So far this month, Detroit has been 3-3-1, despite dropping back-to-back games last week.
The Red Wings were planning to play tough against the Carolina Hurricanes due to their previous playoff success. Despite being outshot 46-22, Alex Nedeljkovic continued to take the lead, despite being able to withdraw every shot from his former team.. Moritz Seider, Filip Zadina, and Adam Erne contributed with the goals.
New York is putting pressure on the Canes for the top spot in the Metro after defeating the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, and with Carolina's defeat, the Rangers are just two points back of the division lead, sitting a comfortable five points ahead of Pittsburgh's third-placed victory.
The two Original Six franchises have had extra time in each of their first two encounters. Detroit won at MSG back on February 17 in a shootout, while New York won a 5-4 overtime victory on March 30.
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Who: The Detroit Red Wings (29-35-10) vs. New York Rangers (48-21-6)
When will the sun be shining? Saturday, April 16
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
Where is the Madison Square Garden (New York, New York, New York)?
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