Coyotes visit the Red Wings after Keller’s 2-goal game
Arizona Coyotes (16-35-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Detroit Red Wings (24-26-6, fifth in the Atlantic)
Detroit; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings host Arizona after Clayton Keller scored two goals in the Coyotes’ 8-5 victory against the Senators.
The Red Wings are 16-11-3 at home. Detroit averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Eastern Conference. Givani Smith leads the team serving 91 total minutes.
The Coyotes have gone 7-15-3 away from home. Arizona averages 11.3 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 106 total minutes.
Arizona defeated Detroit 2-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 20.
TOP PERFORMERS: Marc Staal leads the Red Wings with a plus-10 in 49 games this season. Dylan Larkin has four goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Keller leads the Coyotes with 51 points, scoring 23 goals and collecting 28 assists. Nick Schmaltz has nine goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 4-6-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 4.1 goals per game with an .879 save percentage.
Coyotes: 5-5-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.8 assists, three penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
INJURIES: Red Wings: None listed.
Coyotes: Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Liam O’Brien: out (upper-body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body), Andrew Ladd: out (lower body).