The Detroit Red Wings lost in shootout again, falling 2-1 in Tampa Bay on Thursday night, Going back to last season the Wings have lost eleven straight shootout games. Martin St. Louis was the only shooter out of 12 to score. Kyle Quincey had the lone Detroit goal in regulation. Detroit is home to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
The Detroit Tigers are reportedly signing right handed relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain to a one year deal worth $2.5 millon. The veteran of seven seasons, all with the Yankees, is 28 and went 2-1 last season with a 493 ERA and one save. Chamberlain has been plagued by injuries the past four years, most noteably Tommy John surgery. He is a hard thrower who gets lots of strike
The Detroit Pistons battled hard but suffered their third loss in a row, falling 111-106 in overtime at New Orleans on Wednesday night. Greg Monroe scored 28 points, Brandon Jennings 25, and Rodney Stuckey 20 for the Pistons, who host Brooklyn on Friday at the Palace.