The Red Wings were embarrassed by the Blackhawks yesterday afternoon with Chicago destroying Detroit 7-to-1 at Joe Louis Arena. The Central Division leading Blackhawks scored three times in the first five minutes to take control and led 7-0 in the third period. Jimmy Howard and Jonas Gustavsson split time in net for the Red Wings.
The Detroit debacle came as the Red Wings honored Gordie Howe on his 85th birthday.
Tonight, the Red Wings host Colorado