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After the Detroit Red Wings’ nail-biting 4-3 win last night against the Philadelphia Flyers, the NHL will have to add a name to its’ record book. Look up the longest home winning streak in league history and a picture of the 2011-2012 Red Wings will now be there.
The Wings join the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and the 1975-76 Flyers as the only teams to ever win 20 consecutive games at home.
How ironic that Detroit got the job done against the team who last achieved the very same feat.
Philadelphia looked like a team who was indeed defending their franchise’s record. The Flyers matched the Red Wings’ intensity all game, but Detroit’s fast skating and bruising hits proved too much for Philly to handle.
“We definitely wanted to keep them from tying the record,” Flyers wing Scott Hartnell said. “We’re all disappointed about that.”
The Flyers shouldn’t be disappointed with their effort, but penalties plagued the team throughout the game. Philadelphia finished with 12 penalty minutes and conce
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DETROIT -- Even when theyre on the verge of history, the Detroit Red Wings keep their emotions cool and their perspective on winning the next game.
With a victory over the Dallas Star on Tuesday night at the Joe Louis Arena, the Wings will set the NHLs all-time record for consecutive home victories at 21.
They currently share the record at 20 victories with the 1929-30 Boston...
DETROIT -- The NHL's playoff campaign slogan last year was "History will be made."
Detroit Red Wings fans got to see a little history made during the regular season at Joe Louis Arena Tuesday night.
With a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars, the Red Wings officially entered the record books with their 21st consecutive home victory. They are now 24-2-1 at the Joe this...
Johan Franzen snapped a tie 52 seconds into the third period as the Detroit Red Wings extended their home winning streak to an NHL record-tying 20 games with a 4-3 triumph over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.
Henrik Zetterberg recorded a goal and two assists while defenseman Niklas Kronwall and All-Star Pavel Datsyuk also scored for Detroit, which equaled the league mark for...
Henrik Zetterberg scored for the third time in four games and Joey MacDonald turned aside 20 shots as the Detroit Red Wings recorded their NHL-best 21st consecutive home victory on Tuesday with a 3-1 triumph over the Dallas Stars.
Defenseman Brad Stuart and Jiri Hudler also scored for Detroit, which moved past the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers for the...
Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl will need to be careful about what he has wished for when he faces childhood hero Jaromir Jagr.
Joe Louis Arena has seen its share of history. With a 2-0 victory over the Stars the Red Wings added another page to the NHL record book by winning their 21st straight home game.
The Red Wings know they've won a record-tying 20 straight games at Joe Louis Arena because a daily expanding contingent of reporters keeps telling them so. "It's you guys who keep track of this," said by player X to reporter Y, has become the motto of the moment.
Will history be made tonight? Can Detroit do what only two teams have done in the near 100 year history of the NHL?Find out at 7:30 pm on FSDClick the jump for more
This is going to be short and sweet, as I will be attending the game tonight.Dallas is a very dangerous team. They may be on the cusp of making the playoffs, but Jamie Benn, Loui Eriksson and Michael Ryder are all...
The Red Wings are going for a NHL-record 20th straight home win tonight against the Flyers at Joe Louis Arena.
The Detroit Red Wings equaled an NHL record with their 20th straight win at home, beating the Philadelphia Flyers on the strength of Johan Franzen's tie-breaking goal.
Dallas Stars (28-24-3, 59 points – 4th, Pacific Division)
at Detroit Red Wings (38-17-2, 78 points – 1st, Central Division)
The Detroit Red Wings equaled an NHL record with their 20th straight win at home, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Sunday night on the strength of Johan Franzen's tiebreaking goal early in the third period. The league mark was set by the Boston Bruins during the 1929-30 season and matched by Philadelphia in 1976.