Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers are looking to break their three-game skid with a win against the Detroit Red Wings.
Detroit has a 7-3-2 record overall and a 5-1-2 record on its home ice. The Red Wings have a 5-1-2 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.
New York is 6-5-3 overall and 3-2-0 in road games. The Rangers have a 1-1-1 record in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.
The teams play Thursday for the fifth time this season. The Red Wings won the previous matchup 3-2 in overtime.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 5-3-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
Rangers: 3-4-3, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
INJURIES: Red Wings: Jake Walman: out (shoulder), Tyler Bertuzzi: out (upper-body), Robby Fabbri: out (knee), Mark Pysyk: out (achilles), Oskar Sundqvist: day to day (upper-body), Filip Zadina: out (lower-body).
The Associated Press