DETROIT — Until last night, Carl Soderberg had been spending his time at center. He had played the position in practice and in his first preseason game. He moved to the wing against the Red Wings, on a line with potential third linemates Chris Kelly and Reilly Smith, and the move yielded immediate results.
Soderberg scored two goals against Detroit, both coming on rebounds, and demonstrated that he could be better suited to be on the wing in the NHL.
In fact, the trio of Soderberg, Kelly, and Smith as a whole was impressive on Saturday night in the Bruins’ 2-0 victory, constantly putting pressure on Detroit and coming away with some of the best scoring chances of the evening. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.