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03/02/2019 at 12:34pm EST

from Dave Vest of the Coyotes website,

ABOUT THE RED WINGS:

• Detroit has lost six games in a row (0-4-2) and sits in second-to-last place in the Eastern Conference standings with 55 points ... The Red Wings haven't played since Tuesday when they lost to Montreal, 8-1, on home ice ... Detroit is struggling on special teams; it ranks 25th in the League in both power-play percentage (16.1) and penalty-killing percentage (77.5) ... Dylan Larkin leads the team in ice time per game (21:54), goals (26), assists (35) and points (61). He also ranks first with 243 shots on goal, seventh most in the NHL ... Anthony Mantha has notched seven points (two goals, five assists) during a four-game point streak ... Jimmy Howard is 12-4-3 with a 2.43 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage vs. the Coyotes in 19 career games.

'YOTES QUOTES:

• "They've got high-end talent. They're fast. They're at a point where people want to impress people. We were like that last year (at this time). So, it's a dangerous game. I don't care who we play, we can't take anybody for granted." -- Rick Tocchet

• "Every game is so important right now for us. Hopefully we can just keep playing the way that we are. I mean, we know why we're being successful, and that's hard work and sticking to the system that we're playing. That's what we're going to have to do (vs. Detroit)." -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson

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