In the end, Detroit had 19 giveaways. What was remarkable was the balance of miscues across the roster. Of the 19 Red Wings who played, 14 had at least one giveaway, including the netminder. But no one Red Wing had more than two giveaways. The only Red Wings without a giveaway were Andreas Lilja, Kirk Maltby, Marian Hossa, Tomas Kopecky and Johan Franzen.
Only once last season did the Red Wings have more than last night's 19 giveaways -- 20 in a 3-0 win in Los Angeles. Last season, the Red Wings averaged just 8.3 giveaways per game. In the 82-game slate, Detroit only reached double-digits in giveaways 32 times.