Detroit Ends Road Trip and Start Homestand With Back-to-Back Losses

The Wings have had their share of ups and downs, starting with an unfavorable schedule in the 2017-18 season. Detroit left Calgary, getting pummeled, 6-3 to split their 4-game road trip, 2-2.

The highlight of the night went to Flames’ Jaromir Jagr, who scored his first goal for Calgary. At 45 years old, he is NHL’s third all-time goal-scorer (766), behind Wayne Gretzky (894) and Hockeytown’s, Gordie Howe (801).

For Detroit, Anthony Mantha had a goal and two assists, Frk and Nielsen scored a goal each, as well. Petr Mrazek made 28 saves.

The Wings will get another crack at Calgary as the Flames come to LCA this Wednesday.

Back at home, the Wings lost a heart-breaker in a shootout, 2-1 versus Columbus. Detroit’s lone goal came in the third period from Andreas Athanasiou. His second of the year, assisted by Niklas Kronwall and Tomas Tatar.

For Columbus, Artemi Panarin scored in the first and Jack Johnson netted the game-winner in the ninth round of the shootout. Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves.

Jimmy Howard had 31 saves.

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