Detroit sports glance: Red Wings end winless streak, defeats Calgary Flames

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Red Wings 4, Flames 2 – The Detroit Red Wings snapped their three-game winless streak against the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.

LSJ Logo incertDylan Larkin and Gustav Nyquist each scored their team leading 12th goal of the season for Detroit.

Brad Richards also netted a goal for the Red Wings, while Muskegon native Justin Abdelkader added an empty net goal.

Detroit goaltender Petr Mrazek picked up his 10th victory of the season, stopping 26 of 28 shots.Eye on the D

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.

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