The Detroit Red Wings won their second straight game in overtime, defeating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 in overtime at Centre Bell arena. Detroit started off their two game road trip strong, peppering Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen outshooting Montreal 42-23 on the night. Robby Fabbri scored tonight’s game winner in overtime assisted by Michael Rasmussen.
Red Wings Moritz Seider tallied three points in the contest. Tonight was his second three assist game this year, Seider is now has 24 points (3G,21A) through 47 games.
Takeaways From Tonight’s Game
- Ville Husso looks like the Husso we saw to start the season. After struggling returning from an illness earlier in the month, Ville seems too has found his stride again. Husso kept Detroit in game, making countless amount of big saves to end the third period along with in OT.
- Michael Rasmussen continues to have a career year. The now two time OT hero, scored the opening goal in the first meanwhile finished with the game winning assist setting up Robby Fabbri in overtime. Earlier in the week, Coach Lalonde spoke on how well Rasmussen has been playing noting “You know he’s playing good when you have three or four guys coming up to you, saying they wanna play with Ras.”
- Dylan Larkin played great all game, but particularly his play in OT is what impressed me the most. While he was not involved with the game winner, Larkin took control regaining possession multiple times and creating chances on his own. Dylan’s energy was a difference maker after the Red Wings came off a huge PK in overtime.
Red Wings Host Fathers & Mentors Trip, Kay Seider is ELECTRIC!
The Detroit Red Wings had their Fathers & Mentors Trip for the first time since 2019. This involves the players bringing along one companion with them for two games to observe a day in the life of a Red Wing. Moritz Seider’s father got in on the fun interacting with the Montreal fans!
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