Husso Steals the Show for the Red Wings
Goaltender Ville Husso stole two points tonight for the Detroit Red Wings in their 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals. Husso had yet again another fantastic performance in net, recording 33 saves on the night for Detroit.
Ville made multiple impressive desperation saves that kept Detroit in the contest. Performances like this, even when the defense wasn’t great, just proves he should be the guy moving forward for the Red Wings. Husso improved his record to 3-1-1 on the year (2.40 GA) with this dominant showing.
Husso praised his teammates defensive effort tonight postgame saying ” They played good, battled hard, blocked shots. Made my night pretty easy”.
Andrew Copp’ Nets First Goal as a Red Wing
The Ann Arbor native Andrew Copp finally tallied his first goal as a Red Wing, and it couldn’t have came at a better time. In a game where Detroit was nearly outplayed for two periods coming down to the stretch. When the team needed him, he delivered. After what has an unexpected slow start the season for one of the more sought after additions in the offseason, this could be the momentum shift Copp need to finally get things going. Andrew had only three points on the season, before tallying two in tonight’s win.
Ovechkin Ties Red Wings Legend Gordie Howe’s Record
Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin fittingly on the anniversary of the 97′ Detroit Red Wings team, made history. Ovechkin scored his 786th career goal as a Washington Capital, tying Gordie Howe’s record for most goals with one franchise. Ovechkin is only trailing Gordie Howe (801) and Wayne Gretzky (894) for most goals all time.
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