After dropping their season opener 6-2 to Pittsburgh the Tampa Bay Lightning are headed way up I 75 to Detroit to face the Red Wings in their 2021-2022 home opener.
Detroit went 19-27-10 overall with a 12-11-5 record at home a season ago. Goalies for the Red Wings compiled a .906 save percentage while allowing 2.9 goals on 31.8 shots per game last season.
Tampa Bay went 36-17-3 overall and 15-10-3 on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Lightning scored 3.2 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.6 last season.
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