Detroit 5, Edmonton 0

Saturday, November 2, 2013 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 9-4-1-1 3-2-1-1 6-2-0-0 W3
Edmonton 3-10-1-1 1-5-0-0 2-5-1-1 L5


Red Wings 5, Oilers 0: Petr Mrazek made 14 saves in his season debut while Joakim Andersson and defenseman Jakub Kindl each recorded a goal and an assist as Detroit remained perfect on its Western Canada road trip.

Darren Helm, Tomas Tatar and Todd Bertuzzi also scored for the Red Wings, who conclude their four-game trek at Winnipeg on Monday. Daniel Alfredsson notched two assists as Detroit improved to 7-0-5 in its last 12 visits to Edmonton.

Mrazek turned aside six shots in the first period and four in each of the final two sessions en route to his first career shutout. The 21-year-old Czech went 1-1-0 in two games with Detroit last season.

Helm, who appeared in one game in 2012-13 due to a back injury, made a triumphant return as he converted a breakaway chance 5:09 into the contest to put the Red Wings in front. Tatar buried a rebound in the slot 27 seconds later to extend his goal-scoring streak to three games and chase Richard Bachman, who stopped seven shots.

Kindl made it 3-0 by beating Jason LaBarbera (19 saves) with a one-timer from the top of the right faceoff circle at 6:55 of the second period and Andersson fired in a loose puck at 7:54 of the third. Bertuzzi capped the scoring with a power-play goal less than two minutes later.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Detroit RW Johan Franzen was scratched with an upper-body injury. ... The Red Wings are 31-2-11 in their last 44 games against the Oilers. ... Edmonton has scored a total of six goals during its five-game winless streak (0-4-1).

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Edmonton
Joakim Andersson 2 Points N/A
Joakim Andersson 1 Goals N/A
Daniel Alfredsson 2 Assists N/A
Todd Bertuzzi 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Petr Mrazek 1.000 Save Percentage Jason LaBarbera .864
Petr Mrazek 14 Saves Jason LaBarbera 19

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Detroit 31 5 1-5 3-3 11 40
Edmonton 14 0 0-3 4-5 15 22

Upcoming Games

  • Edmonton will play its next game on the road against Florida. The Oilers have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .167 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play its next game on the road against Winnipeg. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .429 after a loss.
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