Originally written March 16, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Updated at 12:28 AM: The news on Kyle Quincey's cheek is not good. The Detroit Red Wings looked down, out and plain old lost afer giving up first and second goals against the Edmonton Oilers (see: Taylor Hall splits everyone, and Jonathan Ericsson's stick getting grabbed yields an easy rebound tap-in for Sam Gagner). The team seemed out of sorts, skating on the wrong side of the puck and puck battles in every zone, back-passing and deking and dangling themselves into oblivion for the first 40 minutes of the game. But something must have been said by someone during the second intermission, because the Wings woke up, and all of a sudden, the winless-after-a-road-trip Oilers were in a world of hurt. After giving up 26 shots over the first 40 minutes, the Wings out-shot Edmonton 12-6 in the 3rd period and got a gorgeous 2-1 goal from Valtteri Filppula, and kept pressing until a second power play's worth of chances resulted in a circle and drag by Henrik Zetterberg, a drop ...
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