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NHL Preview: Detroit Red Wings (23-20-8) at Vancouver Canucks (21-28-4)


RED WINGS 5 vs. VANCOUVER 2 (2/11/23)
1ST PERIOD: DET Larkin (Seider, Chiarot) 1:08-EV; DET Berggren (Chiarot, Seider) 2:35-EV
2ND PERIOD: VAN Beauvillier (Miller, Hughes) 2:02-PP; DET Larkin (Fabbri, Perron) 13:17-PP
3RD PERIOD: DET Hronek (Määttä, Rasmussen) 2:26-EV; DET Berggren (Bertuzzi, Larkin) 9:05-PP; VAN Pettersson (Beauvillier) 10:25-EV
SHOTS: DET 25 (10-8-7) / VAN 34 (7-13-14)
GOALIES: DET Husso (W, 32-34) / VAN Martin (L, 20-25)
PP: DET 2-6 / VAN 1-3

MAN GAMES LOST (games missed / out since)
Jake Walman – upper body (1 / Feb. 9)
Lucas Raymond – lower body (1 / Feb. 10)
Total Man Games Lost: 225
Individual Man Games Lost: Filip Zadina (37), Robby Fabbri (35), Jakub Vrána (33), Matt Luff (32), Tyler Bertuzzi (31), Robert Hägg (15), Elmer Söderblom (13), Gustav Lindström (11), Oskar Sundqvist (7), Olli Määttä (4), Ville Husso (2), Michael Rasmussen (2), Dylan Larkin (1)

2/9 – Reassigned defenseman Donovan Sebrango to Grand Rapids from Toledo (ECHL) … Reassigned defenseman Seth Barton from Grand Rapids to Toledo (ECHL)
2/5 – Recalled forwards Jonatan Berggren and Filip Zadina from Grand Rapids … Assigned forward Adam Erne to Grand Rapids

RED WINGS at CANUCKS / 10:00 P.M. EST / Rogers Arena / TV: BSD / RADIO: WXYT 97.1 FM
TONIGHT: 180th all-time meeting, 90th at Vancouver … Second of two games this season, only game at Vancouver
ALL-TIME vs. VAN: 95-59-18-7 / AWAY: 40-37-10-2 / LAST 10: 6-4-0 / IN 2021-22: 2-0-0 / THIS SEASON: 1-0-0
DET top scorers vs. VAN: David Perron (12-16-28 in 44 GP), Olli Määttä (1-8-9 in 15 GP), Dylan Larkin (4-2-6 in 12 GP), Robby Fabbri (3-2-5 in 7 GP), Tyler Bertuzzi (0-4-4 in 7 GP), Moritz Seider (0-3-3 in 3 GP), Filip Hronek (1-2-3 in 6 GP), Dominik Kubalík (0-3-3 in 6 GP), Jonatan Berggren (2-0-2 in 1 GP), Gustav Lindström (0-1-1 in 1 GP)
VAN top scorers vs. DET: Oliver Ekman-Larsson (3-11-14 in 26 GP), J.T. Miller (5-6-11 in 21 GP), Elias Pettersson (4-5-9 in 7 GP), Anthony Beauvillier (5-4-9 in 17 GP), Brock Boeser (0-6-6 in 7 GP), Quinn Hughes (0-3-3 in 5 GP), Dakota Joshua (0-2-2 in 2 GP)

Wednesday, Feb. 15: RED WINGS at OILERS / 9:30 p.m. / Rogers Place / TV: BSD EXTRA / RADIO: WXYT 97.1 FM
Thursday, Feb. 16: RED WINGS at FLAMES / 9:00 p.m. / Scotiabank Saddledome / TV: BSD / RADIO: WXYT 97.1 FM
Saturday, Feb. 18: RED WINGS at KRAKEN / 10:30 p.m. / Climate Pledge Arena / TV: BSD / RADIO: WXYT 97.1 FM

Feb. 11 vs. Vancouver – 5-2 W
Detroit captured a 5-2 win over Vancouver to improve to 23-20-8 overall and 14-11-3 inside Little Caesars Arena … The Red Wings are 3-1-0 in their last four home games … The result marks the Red Wings’ third-straight victory against the Canucks dating back to Oct. 16, 2021 … Detroit scored five-or-more goals against Vancouver for the first time since a 5-3 triumph on Nov. 30, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena … Detroit won each of its last four games in its Reverse Retro 2022 uniforms (Dec. 31 vs. Ottawa, Jan. 10 vs. Winnipeg, Jan. 24 vs. San Jose and Feb. 11 vs. Vancouver) … Dylan Larkin recorded two goals and an assist for his fourth three-point game of the season … Larkin also finished with three points on Oct. 15 at New Jersey (1-2-3), Nov. 19 at Columbus (1-2-3) and Dec. 21 vs. Tampa Bay (2-1-3) … Larkin extended his point streak to three-straight games (3-2-5 in 3 GP) … Larkin has tallied 15 points (5-10-15) in 13 games since Jan. 10 vs. Winnipeg … In total, Larkin paces the Red Wings in goals (18), assists (30), points (48), power play goals (9), power play points (17) and shots (159) through 50 games … Larkin’s first goal was the 41st game-opening goal of his NHL career, passing Nicklas Lidström for sole possession of 12th place on the franchise’s all-time list … Jonatan Berggren also scored a pair of goals for his first career multi-point game … Berggren has 20 points (10-10-20) in 38 games to begin his NHL career … Filip Hronek gave Detroit a 4-1 cushion with his eighth goal of the season … Hronek tied Dominik Kubalík for second place among Red Wings skaters with 34 points (8-26-34) through 51 games … Moritz Seider recorded a pair of assists for his 14th career multi-point game, tying Lidström for the most multi-point games by a Detroit defenseman before age 22 … Seider extended his point streak to three-consecutive games (0-4-4 in 3 GP) … In all, Seider has seven assists in his last five games, and 15 points (1-14-15) with a plus-five rating in 13 games dating back to Jan. 10 vs. Winnipeg … Ben Chiarot also picked up two assists for his second multi-point game of the season … Chiarot is two assists shy of 100 for his NHL career … Chiarot and Seider became the second and third defensemen in franchise history with two points in the opening 2:35 of a game, joining Willie Huber (0:46 on Oct. 29, 1981 vs. Calgary) … David Perron logged an assist on Larkin’s power play goal, giving him points in back-to-back games (0-2-2 in 2 GP) … Perron (283-414-697 in 1,024 GP) is three points shy of 700 for his NHL career … Ville Husso stopped 32-of-34 shots to earn his 19th win of the season … Husso is 10-0-1 this season when making 32-or-more saves … Detroit is a perfect 8-0-0 this season when scoring five-or-more goals … The Red Wings are 7-1-0 this season when scoring multiple power play goals.


TV: Sportsnet Pacific, Bally Sports Detroit
Radio: Sportsnet 650
• Tonight marks the second and final game between the Canucks and Red Wings this season: Feb. 11 (5-2 L @ DET) and Feb. 13 (home).
• Vancouver is 66-86-18-9 all-time against Detroit, including a 39-35-10-5 record at home.
• The Canucks are 4-4-2 in their last 10 games against the Red Wings, including 2-3-0 in their last five.
• Oliver Ekman-Larsson leads all active Canucks in both games played (26) and career points (3-11-14) against the Red Wings.
• Elias Pettersson has nine points (4-5-9) in seven career games against Detroit.
• Anthony Beavillier has eight points (4-4-8) in his last nine games vs Detroit.
• J.T. Miller has six points (2-4-6) in his last six games vs Detroit.
• Brock Boeser has six points (0-6-6) in seven career games against Detroit.
• Spencer Martin is 0-1-0 in one game vs Detroit in his career.
• Collin Delia has yet to play against the Red Wings in his career.
• Vasily Podkolzin could play in his 100th career NHL game this evening.

• Quinn Hughes has 19 points (4-15-19) in his last 14 games.
• Elias Pettersson has 12 points (7-5-12) in his last nine games.
• Brock Boeser has seven points (1-6-7) in his last five games.
• J.T. Miller has 11 points (2-9-11) in his last 11 games.
• Conor Garland has six points (2-4-6) in his last eight games.
• Anthony Beauvillier has three points (2-1-3) in his first four games with the Canucks and has power play goals in back-to-back games.

LAST MEETING – FEB. 11/23: VAN 2 at DET 5
Anthony Beauvillier scored his second power play goal in as many games to cut the Canucks’ deficit to one goal at 2:02 in the second period…J.T. Miller extended his point streak to five games (0-6-6) with the primary assist and Quinn Hughes reached the 50-point mark with the secondary assist…Elias Pettersson added a third period tally to extend his point streak to five games (6-2-8), while Anthony Beauvillier registered his fifth multi-point game (1-1-2) of the season with the lone assist…J.T. Miller and Phillip Di Giuseppe shared the team-lead in shots (5)…Luke Schenn and Tyler Myers each recorded three hits…Spencer Martin faced 25 shots.

2022.23 TEAM RANKS
Goals For/Game 3.34 (9th) 3.00 (t-21st)
Goals Against/Game 3.98 (31st) 3.24 (t-20th)
Power Play % 23.3 (11th) 20.0 (t-20th)
Penalty Kill % 65.8 (32nd) 77.0 (19th)
Penalty Min./Game 9:30 (21st) 7:21 (3rd)
*Rankings are accurate as of 1:00pm PT on February 12, 2023

• Feb. 11/23: VAN 2 at DET 5
• Mar. 17/22: VAN 0 vs DET 1
• Oct. 16/21: VAN 1 at DET 3
• Oct. 22/19: VAN 5 at DET 2
• Oct. 15/19: VAN 5 vs DET 1

Extending his goal streak to three games with a third period tally on Feb. 11 at DET, Elias Pettersson reached the 25-goal mark for the fourth time in his young career, becoming just the third player in Canucks history to record as many 25-goal campaigns in his first five career NHL seasons, joining Stan Smyl (4) and Petri Skriko (4).

• Phillip Di Giuseppe, Vasily Podkolzin, and Nils Aman recalled from Abbotsford, Feb. 4
• Anthony Beauvillier, Aatu Raty, and condition first-round pick (2023) acquired from New York Islanders in exchange for Bo Horvat, Jan. 30
• Phillip Di Giuseppe reassigned to Abbotsford, Jan. 28
• Ilya Mikheyev placed on injured reserve, Jan. 28
• Lane Pederson placed on waivers, Jan. 27
• Phillip Di Giuseppe recalled from Abbotsford, Jan. 25
• William Lockwood placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 25

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