Scouting the Red Wings
Penguins at Red Wings
7 p.m. · Joe Louis Arena, Detroit
TV/Radio: Versus/WXDX-FM (105.9), Penguins Radio Network
Last game: Won, 4-3, in a shootout against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.
Streak: Won 3.
Season series: First meeting; Penguins lost 2008 Stanley Cup final in six games to Red Wings.
About the Penguins (8-4-2, 18 points): Averaging 2.57 goals-allowed in seven road games. ... Injuries: C Evgeni Malkin (likely, left thumb), D Sergei Gonchar (out, left shoulder), D Ryan Whitney (out, left foot).
Player to watch: D RW Petr Sykora -- triple-overtime winner in Game 5 of Cup final at Detroit on June 2 is his only goal in past 18 road games.
About the Red Wings (9-2-2, 20 points): Entered Monday with top power-play, converting 30.9 percent (17 for 55). ... Injuries: D Chris Chelios (IR, fractured right tibia).
Player to watch: RW Marian Hossa - 9 goals, 39 points in 34 career games against the Penguins.
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