Win the face off battle - Bruins best face off man Patrice Bergeron is out tonight due to injury. This really helps Detroit. Win face offs and possess the puck.
Keep playing solid team defense - Play well in front of Jimmy Howard. Allow him to see the puck, keep the Bruins to the outside.
Skate - Bruins will try to slow the Wings down by being physical. Use team speed to off set the Bruins physical play.