The Red Wings have lost 4 matches in a row by at least four goals and they will succeed. Shot on November 6, 2019 in New York.
Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press
NEW YORK – The Detroit Red Wings are trying to revive their season.
General Manager Steve Yzerman moved to Robby Fabbri's night on Wednesday, acquiring the 23-year-old striker from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for striker Jacob de la Rose. The 24-year-old De la Rose was excluded from the waiver in the fall of 2018.
Fabbri has scored in nine games with the Blues. He was drafted in 2014 as the 21st. Last month, Yzerman took on striker Brendan Perlini, the 12th overall winner in 2014, from Chicago in exchange for defense specialist Alec Regula. Perlini was drafted three places ahead of Dylan Larkin.
St. Robby Fabbri of Louis Blues takes care of the puck during the second round of an NHL hockey match against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo / Jeff Roberson) [Photo: The Associated Press]
Fabbri has 32 goals and 41 assists in 164 blues games. He had a promising rookie season with 18 goals and 19 assists in 72 games, but struggled to repeat that early success and fought injury.
The Wings are trying to find a way to generate crime – 17 games in season, with only Anthony Mantha, Tyler Bertuzzi and Larkin scoring double-digit points. These three and Daren Helm are the only players who have scored at least four goals.
This is the fourth trade Yzerman has completed since taking control of the Wings in April. In the off-season, he moved to Adam Erne and took over in October Perlini and defender Alex Biega.