Detroit faces Florida on 3-game losing streak
Detroit; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit comes into the matchup with Florida as losers of three straight games.
The Red Wings are 5-10-0 against opponents from the Atlantic Division. Detroit scores 2.1 goals per game, the least in the NHL. Tyler Bertuzzi leads them with 16 total goals.
The Panthers are 8-6-1 against Atlantic Division opponents. Florida averages 9.8 points per game to lead the league, recording 3.6 goals and 6.2 assists per game.
Florida took down Detroit 5-4 in the last meeting between these teams on Dec. 28.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with 16 goals, adding 18 assists and recording 34 points. Dylan Larkin has three goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 7-3-0, averaging 4.3 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.6 penalties and eight penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
Red Wings: 3-6-1, averaging two goals, 3.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .891 save percentage.
INJURIES: Red Wings: None listed.