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Bruins play the Red Wings following their shootout victory…

 

Visiting the Red Wings following a shootout victoryDetroit Red Wings (6-4-1, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Boston Bruins (9-0-1, first in the division)

Detroit; 7 p.m. EDT on Saturday

Bottom line: Following a 3-2 shootout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins will take on the Detroit Red Wings.

Detroit has a 2-2-0 record versus the Atlantic Division and an overall record of 6-4-1. When they score three goals or more, the Red Wings have a 6-1-1 record.The Bruins defeat the Red Wings 7-0, with Pastrnak scoring twice.

Boston finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 65-12-5 and a 21-7-5 record versus Atlantic Division opponents. Last season, the Bruins had a +127 goal differential after scoring 301 goals and allowing 174.

This season’s meeting between these two teams will take place on Saturday. The previous meeting was won 4-1 by the Bruins.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with four goals and eleven assists. In the past ten games, Alex DeBrincat has eight goals and four assists.

For the Bruins, David Pastrnak has eight goals and six assists. In the last ten games, Brad Marchand has five goals and five assists.

OVER THE LAST TEN GAMES: Red Wings: 6-3-1, allowing 2.6 goals per game while averaging 3.7 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.6 penalties, and 10.1 penalty minutes.

Bruins: 9-0-1, allowing 1.6 goals per game while averaging 3.1 goals, 4.7 assists, 4.5 penalties, and 10.1 penalty minutes.

RED WINGS: Robby Fabbri (lower body) and Matt Luff (upper body) are out with injuries.

Bruins: A lower body injury has kept Milan Lucic out, and Derek Forbort is questionable. Jakub Lauko: out (face), Matt Grzelcyk: out (upper body).

 

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