Paradise, Nevada; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings come into the matchup with the Vegas Golden Knights after losing three games in a row.
Vegas is 28-15-2 overall and 13-12-0 in home games. The Golden Knights have a 13-5-0 record when scoring a power-play goal.
Detroit has gone 7-8-5 in road games and 18-17-7 overall. The Red Wings have a 4-9-2 record in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.
The matchup Thursday is the third time these teams play this season. The Golden Knights won 4-1 in the last meeting.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, five assists, 3.4 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
Red Wings: 3-6-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Golden Knights: Brett Howden: out (lower-body), Robin Lehner: out (hip), Zach Whitecloud: out (undisclosed), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Mark Stone: out (upper-body), Pavel Dorofeyev: out (undisclosed), Shea Weber: out (ankle).
The Associated Press