Detroit vs Tampa Bay (By: Mulder)
Topscorer Larkin remains out for the Red Wings ( 28 goals ). He is also super important as their setup guy so an important miss for them. Also Green ( defender, 26 points ) and Ericsson ( 50 games, 5 points are out ).
Red Wings play even worse at home with a poor 48.44 CF%, which is the 5th worst of all teams at home.
Howard is expected to start as Bernier played in Montreal: 3.02 GAA, 0.91 SV%. In March he has a terrible 3.59 GAA, 0.91 SV%. He has a 3.40 GAA against Tampa this season.
The Bolts remain the most explosive team. They have so many weapons that it becomes scary. They score the most, they have the best PP AND the best Kill, it is crazy.
Vasilevskiy is expected to start who is red hot in March: 1.77 GAA AND he owned Detroit this season: 1.00 GAA, 0.97 SV% (!). If Louis Domingue will start after all, he played well against Detroit also this season: 2.00 GAA, 0.92 SV%.
If Tampa brings their A game, this should be an easy win.
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