Red Wings prepare for new-look Minnesota team

Detroit Red Wings back in action Friday against Minnesota Wild

Author: Mark Pierce, Sports Reporter, mpierce@wdiv.com
Published On: Jan 30 2013 04:52:41 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 25 2013 10:34:25 PM EST
DETROIT -

The Detroit Red Wings are back in action tonight at the Joe, squaring off against the Minnesota Wild.

The Wild made headlines this offseason by signing two of the NHL’s top free agents in Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

Both free agents elected to join the Wild over the Red Wings.

Detroit is off to a 1-2 start to the shortened season while the Wild are 2-1.

Recent games:

Jan 22: Ryder scores twice, Stars beat Red Wings 2-1

Jan 21: Brunner's shootout goal wins it for Red Wings, 4-3

Jan 19: Wings picked apart in opener, Blues win 6-0