Posted February 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
Corey Crawford made 31 saves to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night in a matchup of Central Division rivals missing their top centers. Jimmy Hayes scored the tying goal in the second period and set up Marcus Kruger's winning score in the third as Chicago earned its fourth consecutive victory since a nine-game losing streak. Valtteri Filppula scored a power-play goal for NHL-leading Detroit, which had won six in a row. Jimmy Howard had 27 stops in his first action since being sidelined for two-plus weeks with a broken right index finger.

Sources: Bertuzzi, Wings close to new deal

Several sources have confirmed to that the Detroit Red Wings and power forward Todd Bertuzzi are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension. The deal is believed to be for two years at a little over 2 million per season. Sources indicate that the Wings were seeking a one-year extension, but Bertuzzis asking price was not cap friendly. The Wings added...

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Toews-less Hawks best Datsyuk-less Wings

Corey Crawford made 31 saves to lead the Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday night in a matchup of Central Division rivals missing their top centers.

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This is about the last thing Wings fans want to hear right now: According to MLive’s Ansar Khan, the Red Wings’ leading scorer will miss the next two weeks after having his knee scoped: Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk is expected to miss two weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery today to remove some old fragments. “Everything is real good,’’ coach Mike...

Joey MacDonald - The Adequate Goalie

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Blackhawks Exchange Minor Leaguers With Lightning

The Blackhawks traded forward Brandon Segal to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday afternoon for forward Matt Fornataro. Fornataro, who will turn 27 in June, has 25 points (five goals, 20 assists) in 46 games with the Norfolk Admirals of the … Continue reading →

Raise Your Hand If You Won

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Rockford IceHogs acquire Fornatero from AHL's Norfolk

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Red Wings get Kyle Quincey for first-round pick

The Detroit Red Wings' search for a gritty guy to play on their third defensive pairing led them back to one of their draft picks.

PHT: Red Wings put Conklin on waivers

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