Mrazek stopped 19 of 22 shots in Wednesday's overtime loss to Boston, dropping his record to 6-4-2. Mrazek has started 12 of Detroit's 22 games this season, and can be expected to play about half the time moving forward as long as Jimmy Howard is around. Mrazek's 2.21 GAA and .931 save percentage trump Howard's 2.34 and .917 marks, respectively, but the American netminder continues to siphon off Mrazek's playing time nonetheless.
Mrazek will be between the pipes in Wednesday's game against the Bruins, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports. Mrazek was phenomenal in his last outing, stopping 35 of 37 shots en route to a 3-2 victory Friday over the Kings. On Wednesday he'll draw into a tough matchup with a Bruins club that has won three straight contests, and has been fantastic offensively this season, averaging 3.25 goals scored per game, third best in the NHL.
Mrazek will start in net Friday night against the visiting Kings, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports. Mrazek has made five November appearances, recording a robust 1.43 GAA and .954 save percentage over that span. This will be his first career start game against the Kings.
Mrazek turned away 25 of 27 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Capitals. Mrazek played well and denied 11 shots between Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson, but he was not quite as sharp as goalie counterpart Braden Holtby on the other end of the ice. Mrazek now has a 5-4-1 record credited to this 2015-16 campaign.
Mrazek will start on Wednesday against the Capitals, Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News reports. Mrazek lost his last start, but had given up just one goal in the 133 minutes prior while facing 73 shots. That includes a 38-save shutout against the Caps. He is 5-4-0 with a 2.18 GAA and a .935 save percentage on the season.
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