DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 1: Guillaume Latendresse #48 of the Minnesota Wild keeps an eye on the puck as does Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Wings after Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena November 1, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Vs. Wild: Detroit Rolls Over Minnesota In 6-0 Win

The Detroit Red Wings had little trouble with the Minnesota Wild on Friday night, shutting them out 6-0.

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Red Wings Vs. Wild: Jimmy Howard Earns Sixth Shutout In 6-0 Win

The Detroit Red Wings picked up their second win of the week on Friday night, rolling over the Minnesota Wild, 6-0. The win gives Detroit a 43-19-3 record along with a two-point lead over St. Louis in the Western Conference standings.

Goalie Jimmy Howard earned his sixth shutout of the season. Howard turned away 19 shots from the Wild on his way to his 32nd win of the season.

Valtteri Filppula scored twice and added an assist in the win. Henrik Zetterberg scored Detroit’s final goal, the only score in a chippy third period, and assisted on two.

The win was the second in a row for Detroit. They beat Columbus on Tuesday night, using a soft spot in the schedule to get back on track after a three-game losing streak. They host the Blackhawks on Sunday.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, head to Winging It In Motown. For more on the Minnesota Wild, check out Hockey Wilderness. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub.

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Red Wings Vs. Wild: Detroit Leads 5-0 After Two Periods

The Detroit Red Wings were not messing around in two periods of play on Friday night. They lead the Minnesota Wild by a lopsided 5-0 at the second intermission.

Darren Helm scored around the seven minute mark of the second period. Things quieted down a little after that, and it looked like Wild goalie Josh Harding settled down a little.

Then, Valtteri Filppula scored his second goal of the game and 21st of the season at the 16:35 mark. Slightly more than a minute later, Ian White walked added an unassisted tally as Detroit took a seemingly insurmountable lead into the locker room.

The Red Wings barraged Harding with 12 shots in the second period. They have a 25-10 edge over the Wild in that department.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, head to Winging It In Motown. For more on the Minnesota Wild, check out Hockey Wilderness. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub.

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Red Wings Vs. Wild: Detroit Leads 2-0 At First Intermission

The Detroit Red Wings jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the struggling Minnesota Wild after the first period of play on Friday night. The Wings were looking to build off a Tuesday night win in Columbus.

Valtteri Filppula put the Red Wings on the board early, less than a minute into the game with his 20th goal of the season. He was assisted by Henrik Zetterberg and Niklas Kronwall. Filppula has four goals and five assists in his last eight games.

Brendan Smith chipped in with his first goal of the season at the 16-minute mark. He was assisted by Justin Abdelkader and Danny Cleary.

Detroit outshot the Wild in the first period by a total of 13-5, and Detroit made their shots count for a two-goal lead.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, head to Winging It In Motown. For more on the Minnesota Wild, check out Hockey Wilderness. For more on the NHL in general, head over to the SB Nation NHL hub.

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Red Wings Vs. Wild: Detroit Tries To Avoid 3rd Straight Home Loss

The Detroit Red Wings look to avoid losing three home games in a row when they face the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

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