Verhaeghe paces Panthers over Red Wings, 4-1
The Red Wings have lost six consecutive road games. “It’s as bad as we’ve played defensively in a while,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. “It took us too long to get into this game tonight,” Red Wings center Dylan Larkin said. Verhaeghe’s second goal, a wraparound that went airborne and in at 12:11 of the second, stretched the Panthers lead to 4-1. Red Wings: Jonathan Bernier: day to day (lower body), Bobby Ryan: day to day (upper body), Marc Staal: day to day (upper body).
Lousy start dooms Red Wings in loss to Panthers
Just when it appeared the Detroit Red Wings were gaining traction, they took a step back Tuesday, still unable to string together more than two consecutive victories. The Florida Panthers scored three goals less than 13 minutes into the game and defeated the Red Wings 4-1 at BB&T Center. The Red Wings dropped to 12-21-4. Larkin’s turnover at the Red Wings’ blue line led to the score. Three Red Wings tried to corral the puck near the net but Mason Marchment poked it to Huberdeau, who fired it past Pickard.mlive.com
Patric Hornqvist scores twice, Panthers rout Red Wings 7-2
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 19: Patric Hornqvist #70 of the Florida Panthers scores a first period goal past Thomas Greiss #29 of the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on February 19, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Patric Hornqvist scored in the first and third periods to help the Florida Panthers start and finish strong in a 7-2 victory over the the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. After winning an NHL-low 17 games last season, the Red Wings are among the league's worst teams with 15 losses in 19 games. “This was unacceptable.”When the Red Wings briefly had positive moments Friday night, they didn't last long. AdThe Panthers have won six straight on the road against the Red Wings and 11 of last 13 games overall against them.
Heponiemi lifts Panthers to 3-2 win over Red Wings in debut
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 30: Mathias Brome #86 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with MacKenzie Weegar #52 of the Florida Panthers in overtime at Little Caesars Arena on January 30, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Aleksi Heponiemi made the most of his NHL debut, scoring with 2:15 left in overtime to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Aleksander Barkov scored the Panthers' first of two goals on power plays 3:06 into the opening period, putting them ahead 1-0. Thomas Greiss stopped 23 shots for the Red Wings, extending his winless start with the team. AdIN CASE YOU MISSED ITFormer goaltender Jimmy Howard announced his retirement recently, writing in an Instagram post that he's looking forward to coaching his son's hockey team after a 14-year career with the Red Wings.
Former Red Wing among NHL’s top remaining free agents
According to capfriendly.com, seven teams are over the $81.5 million cap and eight others have less than $4 million of space. Meanwhile, the Detroit Red Wings, per capfriendly, have the most available cap space at $18.7 million. A large chunk of that will go toward contracts for restricted free agents Tyler Bertuzzi, who had his arbitration hearing Sunday, Anthony Mantha and Dmytro Timashov. The Red Wings will still be around $8 million under the cap after those players are signed. Other former Red Wings who are unsigned: Jimmy Howard, G; Justin Abdelkader, LW; Madison Bowey, D: Christoffer Ehn, C; Brendan Perlini, LW; Trevor Daley, D; Jonathan Ericsson, D; Cody Goloubef, D.More: Tyler Bertuzzi, Red Wings await arbitrator’s decisionmlive.com