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The NHL’s Detroit Red Wings are definitely king of the castle when it comes to their home rink of Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings set a brand new league record by winning for the 21st consecutive time at home on Feb. 14 with a 3-1 victory against the Dallas Stars.The old mark was set by the Boston Bruins in the 1929/30 season and then equalled by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1975/76 when both clubs won 20 straight in their home rinks. The last time Detroit lost at home was back on November 3 when the Calgary Flames topped them 4-1.Journeyman goaltender Joey MacDonald helped the team set the record after watching the first 17 games of the streak from his couch at home. MacDonald was playing for the Red Wings American Hockey League (AHL) farm team in Grand Rapids, Michigan when he was called up by the NHL team after regular goaltender Jimmy Howard broke a finger.Howard had been in net for all 17 wins until MacDonald took over. MacDonald said he never dreamed he’d be a part of the recor...
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DETROIT -- If this was Joey MacDonald's swan song for this season, he certainly went out on a strong note.
MacDonald had to make 31 saves, some of them spectacular, to help the Red Wings defeat their nemesis, the San Jose Sharks, 3-2, and extend their NHL record home win streak to 23 games.
Although it might not sound all that impressive when you consider the overall home win...
DETROIT -- Jimmy Howard who?
No, nobody has forgotten about the Red Wings All-Star goaltender, the man with a 32-11-1 record, 2.03 goals-against average and .924 save percentage.
But Joey MacDonald has certainly been there to save the day -- and the last four games -- for the Wings while Howard recovers from a broken right index finger.
Before Howard got hurt in the third period...
Joey MacDonald's steady play has given the Red Wings one less thing to do leading up to the Feb. 27 trade deadline.
Goaltender Joey MacDonald will seek his sixth consecutive win today when the Red Wings put their NHL-record 22-game home win streak on the line.
The Detroit Red Wings are expected to demote goaltender Joey MacDonald to the role of backup when No. 1 starter Jimmy Howard returns from injury, despite MacDonald’s stellar play over the past five games.MacDonald has led Detroit on a five-game winning streak heading into Sunday’s game with the San Jose Sharks. He’s given up just a total of eight goals in that span and got...
Wings finally beat the Sharks thanks to a total team effort. Both sides were missing some keye players, but at the end of the day, the better team won 3-2. That's 23 straight at home if you haven't heard.Recap after the jump:
Joey MacDonald was awesome. His first few starts in Detroit, I felt that the puck was just hitting him or missing the net, but lately he's been...
The NHL’s Detroit Red Wings are definitely king of the castle when it comes to their home rink of Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings set a brand new league record by winning for the 21st consecutive time at home on Feb. 14 with a 3-1 victory against the Dallas Stars.The old mark was set by the Boston Bruins in the 1929/30 season and then equalled by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1975...
Joey MacDonald made 31 saves in winning his sixth straight game at Joe Louis Arena. (Photo by Dave Reginek)
DETROIT – Despite losing their All-Star goalie for...
Full disclosure - I won't be able to watch today's game myself as I have a beer league game of my own...an odd Sunday matinee game for beer leagues. BUT, the NOHS crew has had a busy weekend and it looks like I'm on my own for getting the pre-game stuff up.Jordan usually packs you all full of stats. So I'll give you a lighter version of that. One big piece of...
The Nashville Predators go to "Hockey Town" to take on the best team in the NHL, the Detroit Red Wings. The Nashville Predators' record this season is 33-18-6 and ranked 5th in the Western Conference. The Detroit Red Wings' record this season is 39-17-2 and ranked 1st in the Western Conference. Puck drops at 6:38 PM CDT.Please, watch this video. These people are...
Here is my opinion, stories, and stats on the game. This is a continued story from Jake Old's. Predators lose 2-1 against the Red Wings