Detroit takes losing streak into matchup with Arizona

Fri, Mar 8, 2024
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Detroit takes losing streak into matchup with Arizona

Detroit Red Wings (33-23-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (25-33-5, seventh in the Central Division)

Tempe, Arizona; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Red Wings -132, Coyotes +112; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings are looking to stop their three-game skid with a win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Arizona is 15-16-0 at home and 25-33-5 overall. The Coyotes have a 7-16-5 record in games they have more penalties than their opponent.

Detroit has a 15-13-1 record in road games and a 33-23-6 record overall. The Red Wings are 10th in NHL play with 255 total penalties (averaging 4.1 per game).

The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Clayton Keller has 23 goals and 30 assists for the Coyotes. Nick Schmaltz has scored four goals and added five assists over the last 10 games.

Dylan Larkin has 26 goals and 28 assists for the Red Wings. Patrick Kane has five goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 2-7-1, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 4.2 penalties and 12.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

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Red Wings: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Jason Zucker: day to day (trade-related), Travis Boyd: out for season (pectoral).

Red Wings: Dylan Larkin: out (lower body), Ville Husso: out (lower-body).

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

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