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Osgood hopes to continue road success against Panthers

Detroit (10-2-3) at Florida (6-8-1) 7:30 p.m. EST

SUNRISE, Florida (Ticker) — Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris
Osgood has been red-hot on the road. A visit to the Florida
Panthers should not stop his success.

Osgood hopes to be in goal against the Panthers on Friday when
the Red Wings look to claim back-to-back wins.

The 35-year-old netminder made 15 saves and Detroit scored three
times in the third period to escape with a 4-3 victory against
the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. With the win, Osgood
improved to 4-0-1 away from home in the new campaign, posting a
2.94 goals-against average over that span.

Osgood should be able to build on that performance against
Florida. He owns a 13-1-1 record with five ties and a 2.20 GAA
in 20 career starts against the Panthers, who rank second to
last in the NHL with 35 goals.

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Despite struggling to find the back of the net, Florida enters
the game on a winning streak. Craig Anderson made 44 saves en
route to a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, helping
Florida end a 0-5-1 slide.

Anderson, who is 3-1-1 with a 1.85 GAA, followed that
performance with his first shutout of the season and fifth of
his career on Wednesday, stopping 24 shots during a 4-0 win over
the Tampa Bay Lightning.