Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha has ambitious plan for rest of season

Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha has ambitious plan for rest of season

Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press Published 7:00 a.m. ET Feb. 12, 2020 CLOSE Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha has big plans for the rest of the 2019-20 season. Filmed Feb. 11, 2020 in Buffalo, N.Y. Detroit Free PressBUFFALO, N.Y. — Anthony Mantha already has a jump on his goals as the Detroit Red Wings play out the remainder of their lost season.He faces his second game since a long injury layoff Thursday at New Jersey having pocketed two points in his comeback. Mantha is a key figure in the rebuild, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound winger with power forward capabilities. He spent seven weeks recovering from a punctured lung and other injuries after a pre-Christmas fracas, and is determined to maximize the remaining eight weeks of the season.“Play great hockey for 20-something games,” Mantha said Tuesday at KeyBank Center. “For me, maybe a goal would be a point-a-game until the end of the season. That’s personal. But getting a couple wins together for next year and things like that would be great.”Mantha set up both of Darren Helm’s goal in the 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Mantha said he looked better than he felt, but was engaged physically and
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