DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings aren't mounting much of an offensive attack these days. The hits and losses keep mounting against them, though.
The Red Wings lost, 3-0, to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena.
The Wings are winless in their last five games, netting five goals in that stretch.
After losing Justin Abdelkader to a head injury in a 4-1 loss to the Penguins on Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena, the Wings lost Johan Franzen to a hit to the head in the second period Sunday.
Franzen was hit in the jaw by Tampa Bay defenseman Radko Gudas early in the second period and did not return.
Gudas wasn't assessed a penalty, but Franzen drew an unsportsmanlike penalty for complaining about the unpenalized hit.
"All those guys that get bumped in the head -- you know what it's like in the league now? They're gone forever, it seems like. So I don't know what that means," said Wings coach Mike Babcock. "I don't know, protocol-wise, what'll happen. We'll figure that out."
Neither team scored a goal through the first two periods.
Petr Mrazek finished with 24 saves for the Wings. Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his sixth career shutout and third this season for the Lightning.
"I thought the game was tight," Babcock said. "I didn't think either team had a ton of chances. I thought we had some good looks tonight. We didn't score. For whatever reason, we're not scoring."
The Wings' best chances came early in the game. Gustav Nyquist appeared to score 2:02 into the game, but referee Paul Devorski immediately waved off the goal because the whistle had blown. Pavel Datsyuk hit a post with 6 minutes left in the first period.
"Obviously, we're more challenged offensively with our lineup," Babcock said. "But there's no sense whining and feeling sorry for ourselves. We've gotta find a way to win a game."
The Wings were already missing forwards Justin Abdelkader (concussion protocol), Darren Helm (shoulder), Stephen Weiss (groin) and Henrik Zetterberg (herniated disk).
A turnover by Wings forward Tomas Tatar led to Tyler Johnson's goal at 3:13 of the third period.
J.T. Brown scored at 9:16 to give the Lightning a 2-0 lead.
"The goals they scored were backside tap-ins," Babcock said. "We had the puck on both goals. I'm talking (defensemen) on breakouts that should be executed. We didn't execute on those two breakouts, and they end up in the net.
"We're not scoring, so everything is more costly. We needed to get a power-play goal
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