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TIME: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST.
The Devils seek their fourth straight victory as they continue a three-game road trip with a matchup against the struggling Red Wings.
New Jersey stumbled to a 3-6-3 record from Dec. 21-Jan. 17, but has won five of its last six. Detroit, meanwhile, has gone 2-4-2-1 after winning nine of the previous 12.
The Devils, who failed to win consecutive games during their slump, opened the trip with a somewhat sloppy 4-3 victory over Columbus on Tuesday night for their first three-game win streak since Dec. 4-10.
The Devils led 3-0 after the first 20 minutes _ the first time they've scored three goals in a period since Dec. 19 at Buffalo _ but gave up two goals in the final 2:17 to make it close.
``We've got to put games away when we have the chance,'' said Patrik Elias, who had a goal and an assist.
``It's just clicking right now,'' said Marshall, who was traded to the Devils late last season after spending nearly two years with the Blue Jackets. ``We're doing a lot of good things.''
New Jersey, battling Philadelphia for the Atlantic Division lead, concludes its trip against St. Louis on Saturday.
The Wings return to Joe Louis Arena after going 1-2-2 on a five-game road trip, concluding the stretch with a 2-2 tie against Dallas on Monday.
Pavel Datsyuk scored his team-leading 24th goal for Detroit, which held a 2-1 lead with 6:02 remaining before Stars defensemen Richard Matvichuk took advantage of a lucky bounce to beat Manny Legace and give his team the draw.
``I didn't see it,'' said Legace, who started in place of the struggling Curtis Joseph. ``I had 500 guys in front of me. I heard it hit some shin pads. I looked down and it was right between my legs.''
Joseph is 1-4-1 in his last six games. He gave up four goals on eight shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss at Phoenix before being replaced in the third period by Legace.
Dominik Hasek, whose return from retirement had pushed Joseph into a backup role, is expected to be able to skate again in about a week as he continues to rehabilitate an injured groin. Hasek has played just 14 games this season.
Despite their recent struggles, the first-place Red Wings still hold a comfortable lead over the Blues in the Central Division.
Detroit is opening a two-game homestand that includes a matchup with Carolina on Saturday.