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Coreau earns first career shutout as Red Wings blank Kings, 4-0

(Photo by Andie Wojciak/MiHockey)
(Photo by Andie Wojciak/MiHockey)

By @StefanKubus –

Dating back to 2014, Jared Coreau had recorded at least one shutout in each season leading up to the 2016-17 campaign.

Now, the Northern Michigan alum has his first at the NHL level.

Coreau’s career-high 34 saves – including a stop on a penalty shot in the first period to keep Detroit ahead 1-0 at that stage – helped the Detroit Red Wings shut out the Los Angeles Kings in California Thursday night, 4-0. He earned the game’s third star for his efforts.

Meanwhile, Thomas Vanek scored twice, Andreas Athanasiou potted a goal and two assists and Anthony Mantha scored his tenth of the season in the win.

For Mantha, who also added an assist in the contest, it was his second multi-point outing in three games, as he now has six goals and 11 points in his last eight games. He’s one goal behind Dylan Larkin for the team lead and has 18 points in 24 games. His points-per-game average trails only that of captain Henrik Zetterberg and Vanek.

Highlights from the Red Wings’ win:

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