Detroit sports glance: Red Wings drop overtime decision to Florida Panthers; Pistons lose to Brooklyn Nets

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Panthers 2, Red Wings 1 (OT)-The Red Wings continued their trend of playing in overtime games on Sunday afternoon and were defeated by the Florida Panthers.

LSJ Logo incertPanthers’ defensemen Brian Campbell scored the game-winning goal 1:20 into overtime.

The Red Wings have played the extra period in six of their last seven, they won three of the games.

Rookie sensation Dylan Larkin scored his 10th goal of the season for Detroit.

Detroit’s goaltender Petr Mrazek took the loss in overtime stopping 30 of 32 shots.Eye on the D

The Red Wings are now 12-8-4 on the season, good for 28 points and third place in the Atlantic Division.

Detroit will continue its homestand on Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres.

Record: 12-8-4   28 pts

3rd Place in Atlantic Division (11 pts behind Montreal)

Tied for 5th Place in Eastern Conference (11 pts behind Montreal)

2 pts ahead of New Jersey for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 117 pts

Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division title: 126 pts

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 126 pts

Next Game: 12/01/2015 vs Buffalo Sabres 7:30 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena

Stats: Goals- Dylan Larkin (10). Assists- N/A. Goaltender- Petr Mrazek OTL: (6-4-3) 30 saves on 32 shots.

Pistons 87, Nets 83– Thaddeus Young’s 19 point and 10 rebound effort led the Brooklyn Nets over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday evening.

The Nets erased an eight-point deficit, closing the game on a 28-16 run.

The Pistons were led by Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with 21 points, while Andre Drummond added 20 points and 18 rebounds. Reggie Jackson chipped in with nine assists.

The Pistons are now 8-9 on the season, good for fourth place in the Central Division.

Detroit will come back home to host the Houston Rockets on Monday night.

Record: 8-9

4th Place in Central Division (5 games behind Cleveland)

Tied for 10th Place in Eastern Conference (5 games behind Cleveland)

1 game behind Orlando and Boston for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 67

Magic # to clinch Central Division title: 71

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 71

Next Game: 11/30/2015 vs. Houston Rockets 7:30 p.m. @ Palace of Auburn Hills

Stats: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 21 points 7 rebounds, Andre Drummond 20 points 18 rebounds 3 steals, Reggie Jackson 9 assists, Stanley Johnson 10 points.

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