Found October 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
The Detroit Red Wings (6-3-0) looked like they had strung together five straight victories over a span of eight days as they led the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 after the first period. But in a blink of an eye the winning streak was snapped. Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith summarized the game up perfectly as he launched a full-rink buzz-beater into Detroit’s empty net sealing the Red Wings defeat; Yeah that just happened. The Red Wings were slowly starting to look like Stanley Cup contenders before the Coyotes put them back into their place. A winning streak can do that to a good team, but now it’s back to being on the cusp of greatness. Having a 7-2-0 record looks a lot better than a 6-3-0 record. While it may only be a one game shift within an 82-game season, being over the .500 mark by 5 games instead of 3 this early into the season looks huge. But, Hockeytown fans don’t be bitter; this was still a great week of Red Wings hockey. It just so happened to end on a rather sour note. Let’s take...
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