By Dave Hart
Red Wings 1, Capitals 0- Red Wings’ rookie Andreas Athanasiou scored his first National Hockey League goal in his second career game.
The game was scoreless after two periods of play.
Detroit’s goaltender Petr Mrazek picked up the shutout victory, he stopped all 38 Capital shots.
Detroit will host the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
Record: 8-6-1 17 pts
Tied for 2nd Place in Atlantic Division (10 pts behind Montreal)
Tied for 5th Place in Eastern Conference (10 pts behind Montreal)
1 pt ahead of Tampa Bay for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 135 pts
Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division title: 143 pts
Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 143 pts
Next Game: 11/13/2015 vs San Jose Sharks 7:30 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena
Stats: Goals- Andreas Athanasiou (1). Assists- N/A. Goaltender- Petr Mrazek W (5-3-0) 38 saves on 38 shots.