Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader: Indirectly factors into goal

Abdelkader earned a secondary assist in Thursday's 5-2 road loss to the Penguins.

Abby snapped a six-game point drought with his apple on Dylan Larkin's first-period tally. The Michigan native remains a threat in the attacking zone, but the disturbing trend from a fantasy hockey standpoint is that he's starting 56.9 percent of his 5-on-5 shifts in the defensive zone -- that's the most even-strength own-zone coverage of Abdelkader's 12-year career.

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