by Tony on 11/11/08 at 11:48 AM ET
Penguins at Red Wings, 7PM ET, Joe Louis Arena
Penguins, 8-4-2, 18 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference
Red Wings, 9-2-2, 20 pts, 2nd in Western Conference
Season series: 1st meeting
Last game vs. Red Wings: June 4, 2008, Red Wings eliminate Penguins, 3-2, Game Six of Stanley Cup Finals.
Special teams rankings:
Powerplay: Penguins 19.0% (14th), Red Wings 30.9% (1st)
Penalty Kill: Penguins 88.5% (5th), Red Wings 81.0% (T-14th)
Probably goaltender rankings:
SV%: Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury .920 (8th), Red Wings - Chris Osgood .892 (23rd)
GAA: Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury 2.49 (16th), Red Wings - Chris Osgood 2.97 (24th)
- The Penguins’ Mike Zigomanis leads the NHL in faceoff percentage at 64.2%.
- Evgeni Malkin leads the Pens in plus/minus with a +4, Marian Hossa leads the Red Wings at +8.
- The Red Wings have a 41-13-12 record vs. the Penguins at Joe Louis Arena, however the overall regular season record only favors Detroit by 59-57-16.
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