The Red Wings are on the road tonight to skate against the Sabres in Buffalo.
Detroit has dropped two straight, including a 2-1 loss to St. Louis Wednesday.
Defenseman Brendan Smith did not practice yesterday, and Tomas Tatar who was a late scratch before the game against the Blues are both expected to play tonight.
Petr Mrazek will get the start in goal against the Sabres, but head coach Jeff Blashill said he has not decided if Mrazek or Jimmy Howard will start against the Ducks.
Vancouver Canucks 4, Boston Bruins 2
New Jersey Devils 6, Ottawa Senators 3
Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3
Calgary Flames 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2
Carolina Hurricanes 1, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 (OT)
Tampa Bay Lightning 2, Chicago Blackhawks 1
Nashville Predators 4, Winnipeg Jets 1
Dallas Stars 3, Edmonton Oilers 2
San Jose Sharks 3, Arizona Coyotes 1
Minnesota Wild 3, Los Angeles Kings 0
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports