DEVILS (13-5-4) at RED WINGS (10-9-4)
7 p.m. ET; MSG+2, FS-D, NHL.TV
The Detroit Red Wings will try to avoid their fourth consecutive defeat when they host the New Jersey Devils at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday. The Red Wings, 0-1-2 in their past three games, lost 2-1 in overtime against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Friday.
Detroit goaltender Petr Mrazek (2-3-1) is expected to start for the first time since Nov. 9, when he allowed five goals on 33 shots in a 6-3 loss against the Calgary Flames.
The Devils are 4-3-4 in their past 11 games after beginning the season 9-2-0. They defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 at Prudential Center on Friday. Goaltender Keith Kinkaid is expected to start; he's 4-1-1 with a 3.08 GAA and .905 SV% in seven games this season.
Players to watch
Devils forward Taylor Hall had a goal and two assists against Vancouver, and has five points (one goal, four assists) in his past four games.
Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha has no points in his past four games after having 11 (six goals, five assists) in his previous eight.
They said it
"It was a kind of game where you saw individual plays define the game, and you are starting to see that from our team." - Devils forward Taylor Hall after the win against the Canucks
"We did a tremendous job from the start of the game. It's one of those where you feel you deserved two points." - Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard after the loss against the Rangers
Devils projected lineup
Taylor Hall -- Travis Zajac -- Jesper Bratt
Adam Henrique -- Nico Hischier -- Brian Gibbons
Pavel Zacha -- Blake Coleman -- Stefan Noesen
Miles Wood -- Brian Boyle -- Drew Stafford
Andy Greene -- Steven Santini
John Moore -- Damon Severson
Will Butcher -- Ben Lovejoy
Scratched: Dalton Prout, Jimmy Hayes
Injured: Marcus Johansson (concussion), Mirco Mueller (collarbone), Kyle Palmieri (broken right foot)
Red Wings projected lineup
Anthony Mantha -- Henrik Zetterberg -- Gustav Nyquist
Luke Glendening -- Dylan Larkin -- Tomas Tatar
Justin Abdelkader -- Frans Nielsen -- Darren Helm
Scott Wilson -- Andreas Athanasiou -- David Booth
Danny DeKeyser -- Mike Green
Jonathan Ericsson -- Nick Jensen
Niklas Kronwall -- Xavier Ouellet
Injured: Martin Frk (groin), Trevor Daley (upper body)
Suspended: Luke Witkowski
Neither team held a morning skate after playing on Friday. … Daley left the game against the Rangers and was scheduled for tests on Saturday.
Schneider has held opponents to three goals or fewer in seven of his past eight starts (3-2-3, 19 goals allowed). … Abdelkader has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his past five games. … Larkin has five points (two goals, three assists) in his past five games.