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Ryan Johansen and Matt Calvert scored in the shootout and the streaking Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday to complete a home-and-home sweep.
Derick Brassard and R.J. Umberger had goals in regulation, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 20 saves through overtime for Columbus, which has won five straight. The Blue Jackets topped the Red Wings 3-0 in Columbus on Saturday.
The Blue Jackets are 5-0-2 in their last seven games after getting only 12 points in their first 19.
Jakub Kindl and Johan Franzen scored for Detroit in regulation, and Jimmy Howard stopped 19 shots. Pavel Datsyuk scored the Red Wings' only goal in the shootout.
Franzen tied the game at 2 with a 5-on-3, power-play goal 25 seconds into the third period. Franzen fired a one-timer from the inside edge of the right circle off a pass from Damien Brunner for his fifth goal.
Johansen was already in the penalty box for slashing when on the ensuing faceoff, Umberger handled the puck with his hand in...
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DETROIT -- If the Detroit Red Wings miss the playoffs for the first time in 22 seasons, they'll likely have their neighbors to the south to blame.
The Columbus Blue Jackets, who came into Sunday's game 14th in the Western Conference with 22 points, beat the Wings for the second straight night, 3-2 in a shootout.
For those scoring at home, the Wings went 1-3-1 against the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have reassigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
The 23-year-old Goloubef has appeared in nine games with Columbus this season. He scored his first career NHL goal on Feb. 11 vs. San Jose.
The Blue Jackets' second pick, 37th overall, in the 2008 draft, Goloubef came to the...
With the removal of Scott Howson as the Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) and the hiring of drafting and development guru Jarmo Kekalainen to replace Howson, the philosophy of patience could have been replaced with one of a major upheaval, albeit one with Kekalainen’s stamp of youth and playing the game at a high rate of speed, both physically and mentally.
From the Red Wings' PR department:
RED WINGS FAN DAY AT THE JOE SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 6
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Detroit, MI…The Detroit Red Wings, Coca-Cola and Meijer have teamed up to present the 2013 edition of Fan Day at Joe...
Yesterdays tilt with the BJ's was a gawd-awful mess. Really, how does a man get abused by BJ's? Uncle Mike obviously doesn't know either, as this is the second occurance of the sky falling: “I thought we were bad,'' Babcock said. “Why was that? Was that mental prep? Was that the coach never got any messages across? Lack of preparation? Did we practice...
Half way there, and DET are sitting in 4th. After the start to this season, who'd a thunk it? That is the good news anyways. In the crosstown traffic that is the WC, the Wings are only 4 points from 11th position. The problematic bit is that DET are the road warrior the rest of the month; 8 road games versus just 3 at home. April is a little better, 7 road, 6 at JLA. ...
Red Wings didn't give much effort today and fell to the Blue Jacket 3-0. This is the first time in the history of ever that Columbus won a season series against the Wings and they deserved it. We're missing a bunch of guys that probably shouldn't be on the team anyways (minus Helm, of course) and they're missing a few of their best players but still destroyed us....
Earlier this season, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Derek McKenzie sidelined Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith for 11 games with a hard hit that injured Smith’s shoulder. Sunday, Smith got a bit of payback.
After the two again came together in Detroit’s zone during a 3-2 Columbus shootout win, Smith and McKenzie then dropped the gloves with about 15 minutes left in the...
DETROIT -- In a lockout-shortened season, things can change quickly for every team, including the Detroit Red Wings.
Now that they've passed the midway point of the season -- 26 games into a compressed, 48-game schedule -- let's take a look at where they stand before they head out on the road.
Things were looking pretty good before this past weekend. The Wings were in a...
Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal notes...
The Detroit Red Wings will have to buck up for Jimmy Howard this summer when he’s an unrestricted free agent. Is he worth Kari Lehtonen’s $5.9 million, which starts next season? That’s an overpay by the Dallas Stars. But I’d say Howard should go from $2.25 million to $5 million. They don’t have a backup. He’s their guy...
George picked a good day to deal with a computer issue with his new laptop so you have me with this recap.
I am going to make like Mike Babcock during his first period timeout and say nothing.
That's it, I have nothing to say about this game but on the other hand you may have a lot to talk about, so the floor is yours.
The Red Wings have been dominated by the Jackets all year and today was no different. The Red Wings only took 3 of a possible 10 points. That's pathetic. Not only are the Jackets a bad team, they were also missing their 4 best players, yet they still owned the Red Wings twice in as many days.
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Seems the entire team is slumping right now. Even Howard...