- WHO: Florida Panthers (11-8-7 29P) at Detroit Red Wings (17-6-6 40P)
- WHEN: 7:30 p.m. ET (LBC GameThread at 7ish)
- WHERE: Joe Louis Arena - Detroit, MI
- HOW TO WATCH: Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Detroit
- HOW TO LISTEN: WQAM 560 (FLA); 97.1 FM/1270 AM (DET)
- ENEMY INTEL: Winging It In Motown
- FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 4 (1-0)
- ALL-TIME VS DET: 8W-13L-5T 2OTL 1SOL 69GF 91GA
- PLAYER STATS: Florida / Detroit
Last game for Florida: 4-2 loss at St. Louis Monday. Another thrilling comeback right up until Chris Porter's first of the year with 1:54 remaining in regulation, followed by an empty-netter to seal the Panthers' fate. Aaron Ekblad (a gametime decision this evening? Evidently) and Nick Bjugstad continued a torrid recent pace with their 5th and 12th goals, respectively.
Last game for Detroit: 2-1 (SO) loss vs Toronto Wednesday. Mike Santorelli(!) won it for the Leafs in third round of the skillz komp; Gustav Nyquist (13G) scored D-Town's only regulation goal.
Around the Atlantic Division
- Los Angeles (15-9-5 35P) at MONTREAL (18-10-2 38P), 7:30
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