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Preview: Golden Knights Take on Red Wings Looking to Get Back on Track

Vegas Golden Knights v Detroit Red Wings Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images

Tonight the Vegas Golden Knights (28-15-2, 58 points) face the Detroit Red Wings (18-17-8, 44 points) with the goal of snapping a losing streak. The Red Wings are in a bit of a funk, and this represents a chance for Vegas to snap out of the mini funk they’ve been in as of late.

Tale of the Tape

Vegas Golden Knights

Record over Last 10: 5-4-1

Goals For Per Game: 3.20

Goals Against Per Game: 2.87

Power Play Efficiency: 24.8%

Penalty Kill Efficiency: 79.1%

Detroit Red Wings

Record over Last 10: 3-6-1

Goals For Per Game: 3.09

Goals Against Per Game: 3.40

Power Play Efficiency: 20.3%

Penalty Kill Efficiency: 75.4%


Players of Note

Vegas Golden Knights

Leading Scorer: Chandler Stephenson — 11-29-40 in 45 games

Top Goal Scorer: Reilly Smith — 18 goals in 45 games

Goalie: Logan Thompson — 18-12-1, .913 SV%, 2.72 GAA

Detroit Red Wings

Leading Scorer: Dylan Larkin — 15-25-40 in 42 games

Top Goal Scorer: Dylan Larkin — 15 goals in 42 games

Goalie: Ville Husso — 14-10-5, .899 SV%, 3.10 GAA


Injury Updates


Projected Lineups

Vegas Golden Knights

Paul Cotter — Jack Eichel — Nicolas Roy

Reilly Smith — William Karlsson — Jonathan Marchessault

Mike Amadio — Chandler Stephenson — Phil Kessel

Jonas Rondbjerg — Byron Froese — Keegan Kolesar

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Nic Hague — Alex Pietrangelo

Brayden McNabb — Kaedan Korczak

Alec Martinez — Ben Hutton

Logan Thompson

Detroit Red Wings

Tyler Bertuzzi — Dylan Larkin — Lucas Raymond

Michael Rasmussen — Andrew Copp — David Perron

Robby Fabri — Pius Suter — Dominik Kubalik

Oskar Sundkvist — Joe Veleno — Jonatan Berggren

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Jake Walman — Moritz Seider

Ben Chiarot — Filip Hronek

Olli Maatta — Gustav Lindstrom

Ville Husso


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