Damien Brunner scored the winner in a shootout to help the Red Wings take a 2-to-1 victory over Sharks last night in San Jose. Patrick Eaves netted the only goal in regulation for Detroit while Jonas Gustavsson got his first win of the season thanks to a 25-save performance.
The Red Wings are back home Sunday to face the unstoppable Blackhawks. Last night, Chicago blanked the Blues in St. Louis 3-to-0 and they remain unbeaten in regulation in 20 games to open the season with a 17-0-and-3 record.
In minor league hockey tonight, in the ECHL, the Kalamazoo Wings host Cincinnati at Wings Stadium while in college hockey, tonight and tomorrow night, it’s Western Michigan at Michigan State while Michigan hosts Ferris State at Yost Ice Arena