Detroit (7-1-2) at San Jose (8-2-0) 10:30 pm. EDT
SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) -- Henrik Zetterberg and the
reigning Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings aim to bounce
back from their first road loss of the season on Thursday, when
the visit the San Jose Sharks.
Zetterberg and Pavel Datysuk each scored a pair of goals, but
defenseman Francois Beauchemin tapped in the game-winning tally
1:39 into overtime as the Red Wings fell, 5-4, to the Anaheim
Ducks on Wednesday.
The Red Wings dropped to 2-0-1 on their five-game road trip.
Eight of Detroit's last 10 games have been decided by one goal,
so it may need Zetterberg to keep up his torrid pace. The 2008
Conn Smythe Trophy winner has scored seven goals in his last six
While Zetterberg and the Red Wings have been good on the road,
the Sharks have been unbeatable at home.
Joe Pavelski scored a shorthanded goal, Mike Grier netted the
game-winner and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 10 shots in a 2-1 victory
over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday as San Jose improved to
5-0-0 at the HP Pavilion.