By Dave Hart
Red Wings 4, Flames 2 – The Detroit Red Wings snapped their three-game winless streak against the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.
Brad Richards also netted a goal for the Red Wings, while Muskegon native Justin Abdelkader added an empty net goal.
The Red Wings are now 17-9-7 on the season, good for 41 points and third place in the Atlantic Division.
Detroit will host the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.
Record: 17-9-7 41 pts
3rd Place in Atlantic Division (2 pts behind Montreal)
Tied for 5th Place in Eastern Conference (9 pts behind Washington)
4 pts ahead of Tampa Bay and New Jersey for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 93 pts
Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division title: 102 pts
Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 110 pts
Next Game: 12/22/2015 vs. New Jersey Devils 7:30 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena
Stats: Goals- Dylan Larkin (12), Brad Richards (3), Gustav Nyquist (12). Assists- Danny DeKeyser (7), Riley Sheahan (4), Brendan Smith (4), Henrik Zetterberg (20). Goaltender- Petr Mrazek W (10-5-3) 26 saves on 28 shots.