UNDATED (WHTC) - Gustav Nyquist scored twice, but the Red Wings needed Daniel Alfredsson’s goal with 2:33 left to beat visiting Toronto last night, 3-2. Pittsburgh comes to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit tomorrow evening. Coverage from Hockeytown on 1450 WHTC begins at 7:10 PM.
Claude Giroux’ goal with just five seconds left in overtime enabled Philadelphia to edge the visiting Blackhawks last night, 3-2. Chicago is home to St. Louis at the United Center this evening.
National Basketball Association action tonight finds the Detroit Pistons in Denver and the Chicago Bulls visiting Philadelphia.
Exhibition baseball yesterday saw the Tigers split their squad and split their results, beating Toronto, 18-4, but losing to the New York Mets, 5-4; the Cubs fell to Texas in 10 innings, 7-6; and Oakland defeated the White Sox 16-6. This afternoon, the Tigers are idle from competition, the Cubs play Colorado, and the White Sox go up against the LA Angels.
An announced attendance of 373 people saw Eastern Michigan down visiting Norfolk State last night, 58-54, in a first-round game of the College Insider Tournament. The Eagles will get their second-round assignment from tournament organizers following this evening’s action.