DETROIT — Out of the playoff picture and with only a few games remaining in 2017-18 Drew Stafford Jersey , the Detroit Red Wings and Ottawa Senators are focusing on young players who will, hopefully, be part of their futures.
Detroit will host Ottawa on Saturday at Little Caesars Arena in a matinee game.
Anthony Mantha, in his first full NHL season Jamison Crowder Jersey , leads the Red Wings with 24 goals. He had a goal that ended an 11-game drought, his longest of the season, and an assist in Thursday night’s 6-3 road win over the Buffalo Sabres. At 6 feet 5 and 230 pounds, Mantha has the talent and size to develop into a consistently dominant player.
Mantha has been dominant at times this season and he’s working on being more consistent.
“I think my consistency this year was a little better the whole year Youth John Moore Jersey ,” Mantha, 23, told Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams and defensive end Trent Murphy are cleared to play in Buffalo’s season opener at Baltimore on Sunday after both missed extensive time with injuries.
Neither was listed on the team’s final injury report Friday, and coach Sean McDermott says both have had a good week of practice. Williams missed two weeks after hurting his right knee against Cleveland. Murphy missed a majority of training camp with a groin injury.
An offseason free-agent addition Chuck Howley Jersey , Murphy also missed much of the Bills spring practices while recuperating tearing two ligaments in his left knee while with Washington last preseason.
Rookie sixth-round draft pick, receiver Ray-Ray McCloud, is listed as out after he hurt his left knee in Buffalo’s preseason finale at Chicago last week. Linebacker Julian Stanford is questionable with a nose injury.