from Callum Fraser at NHL.com,
Players to watch
Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou has six points (three goals, three assists) during a three-game, multi-point streak.
Senators forward Mark Stone has 12 points (three goals, nine assists) in his past seven games.
They said it
"[The Senators] are fifth in the league in scoring. I think they lead the league in [defensemen] scoring. [Thomas] Chabot looks like he's playing at a really, really high level. [Maxime] Lajoie, I don't know great, but offensively he looks really good. They're a team that has done a good job at getting pucks to the slot area and lots of goals in the net front, so we're going to have to do a great job with our slot coverage, a great job getting out of our end and do everything we can to make them defend as much as we can." -- Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill
more, Howard starts plus expected line combos included...