Jimmy Howard made 22 saves for his second shutout of the season with the Red Wings winning 3-to-0 last night over Edmonton at Joe Louis Arena.
Jakub Kindl and Cory Emmerton each scored in the second period for Detroit while Justin Abdelkader added an empty-netter with 1:10 remaining in the third period. The Red Wings improved to 5-1-1 since February 23rd with their seventh straight win over the Oilers in Detroit. Tomorrow afternoon, the Red Wings play at Columbus.
In minor league hockey tonight, in the ECHL, the Kalamazoo Wings host Evansville at Wings Stadium while in college hockey, the CCHA best of 3 first round playoff series are set for this weekend beginning tonight as Michigan hosts Northern Michigan and Michigan State is on the road to face Alaska. Western Michigan has a first round bye.