Atlantic Division-leading Boston visits Detroit

Sun, Mar 12, 2023
NHL News (AP)

Atlantic Division-leading Boston visits Detroit

Boston Bruins (50-9-5, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (29-27-9, seventh in the Atlantic Division)

Detroit; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Bruins -256, Red Wings +209; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins play the Detroit Red Wings.

Detroit is 29-27-9 overall and 6-12-2 against the Atlantic Division. The Red Wings have gone 7-12-3 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.

Boston is 50-9-5 overall with a 12-4-3 record in Atlantic Division games. The Bruins have committed 267 total penalties (4.2 per game) to rank ninth in NHL play.

Sunday's game is the third time these teams match up this season. The Bruins won 5-1 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: David Perron has 16 goals and 25 assists for the Red Wings. Pius Suter has two goals and one assist over the last 10 games.

David Krejci has 13 goals and 39 assists for the Bruins. David Pastrnak has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 3-6-1, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.2 assists, 4.6 penalties and 12 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Bruins: 9-1-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.2 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Michael Rasmussen: out (lower body), Mark Pysyk: out (achilles), Robby Fabbri: day to day (lower body).

Bruins: Nick Foligno: out (lower-body), Taylor Hall: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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