The Detroit Red Wings face off against the Tampa Bay Lighting tonight in Tampa in Game 7 of their NHL playoff series.
The Wings will be without Niklas Kronwall, the Red Wings’ top defenseman, who was suspended one game for his hit on Nikita Kucherov in Game 6.
Tampa evened the series at 3-3 with a 5-2 win at Joe Louis Arena on Monday night
The winner will play the Montreal Canadiens in the second round in a series that begins Friday at the Bell Centre.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports