Lang has six goals and 13 assists during this run, which started
January 28. He leads the NHL with 77 points, one ahead of
Tampa Bay's Martin St. Louis.
Lang was acquired from the Washington Capitals on Friday and
collected three assists in Sunday's 4-2 home win over the
Philadelphia Flyers. He had a 16-game points streak from
October 31-December 2.
"It's a dream come true," Lang said after setting up tallies by
defenseman Mathieu Schneider, Steve Yzerman and Brendan
Shanahan. "It's awesome. Watching the guys in the room, the
excitement and enthusiasm. Everybody wants to win. It's a lot
The Red Wings are 9-2-3 in their last 14 games and have won four
straight at Joe Louis Arena. They are three points ahead of
Colorado for first place in the Western Conference.
Calgary and Nashville are tied for sixth in the West, two points
ahead of Los Angeles and one behind Dallas.
On Tuesday, Calgary opened a four-game road trip with a 4-2
victory at St. Louis. Captain Jarome Iginla scored twice and
set up one of Steve Reinprecht's two tallies.
The Flames are 7-4-0 in their last 11 games.
Detroit has won the first two meetings of the season with the
Flames, including Thursday's 2-1 win at Calgary.