Calgary (16-11-1) at Detroit (18-4-4), 7:30 pm EST
DETROIT (Ticker) — Marian Hossa is one of the few Detroit Red
Wings to not be on the last season’s Stanley Cup championship
team. The 29-year-old Czech is intent on getting them back
Hossa and the Red Wings will go for their fourth consecutive
victory Wednesday when they host the Calgary Flames.
Detroit’s prize offseason acquisition, Hossa netted the tying
goal midway through the third period in Saturday’s 5-4 shootout
victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
After watching the Red Wings hoist the Stanley Cup last season
as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Hossa leads Detroit this
campaign with 15 goals and 29 points.
The Flames have won five of their last seven contests but are
coming off a 4-1 setback to the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
Dustin Boyd scored the team’s lone goal.
Captain Jarome Iginla, who had an assist, leads Calgary in
virtually every offensive category. He has 14 goals and 19
In their only previous meeting, Jiri Hudler, Pavel Datsyuk and
Marian Hossa scored in the last nine minutes of the contest to
lead the Red Wings to a 5-2 victory in Calgary on November 22.