Detroit Red Wings at Florida Pan­thers

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday) - - Sports - — Brett Sh­weky

When/where: 5 p.m., Sun­day/BB&T Cen­ter, Sun­rise TV: Fox Sports Florida; Ra­dio: 560-AM, 640-AM (Palm Beach)

Scout­ing re­port: With Florida’s dim play­offs hopes al­most ex­tinct, the Pan­thers fi­nally ended their six-game los­ing streak after de­feat­ing the Min­nesota Wild, 6-2, on Fri­day night at the BB&T Cen­ter. … Alek­sander Barkov set a fran­chise record with five as­sists dur­ing the game to bring his sea­son to­tal to 46. … Florida is nine points be­hind Mon­treal for the fi­nal wild-card spot as of Fri­day with the team set to host Detroit on Sun­day. … Detroit en­ters the matchup fresh of an out­ing with Tampa Bay after play­ing in their first of three con­sec­u­tive road games. … Through Fri­day’s games, the Red Wings place in the bot­tom two of the Eastern Con­fer­ence. … Dur­ing the teams’ last con­test on Dec. 31, the Pan­thers won in a shootout, 4-3, to take a 2-1 ad­van­tage in the sea­son series against the Red Wings.

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