The Red Wings ended a three-game road trip with a 4-1 loss to the Jets in Winnipeg last night.
Pavel Datsyuk scored Detroit’s only goal on a power play in the third period.
Goalie Jimmy Howard was pulled in the second after allowing four goals on 14 shots, while Petr Mrazek stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief.
The Wings return to Joe Louis Arena tomorrow night to host the Pittsburgh Penguins in a New Year’s Eve contest.
Boston Bruins 7, Ottawa Senators 3
New York Islanders 6, Toronto Maple Leafs 3
New Jersey Devils 3, Carolina Hurricanes 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 6, Dallas Stars 3
Florida Panthers 3, Montreal Canadiens 1
St. Louis Blues 4, Nashville Predators 3
Winnipeg Jets 4, Detroit Red Wings 1
Anaheim Ducks 1, Calgary Flames 0
Los Angeles Kings 5, Edmonton Oilers 2
Chicago Blackhawks 7, Phoenix Coyotes 5
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports