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The Red Wings (37-17-2) will be looking to add one more record to the annals of the greatest franchise in hockey tonight, when they host the Flyers (31-17-7) in quest for 20 consecutive home wins. It won’t be easy, the Flyers are road warriors 18-8-2 (3rd) and have posted a sparkling 9-2-2 mark against Western Conference opponents this year. However, the Flyers did host a matinee yesterday at home, dropping a 5-2 decision to Atlantic and Eastern leader NYR.
The Emperor noted this comment about the Wings march to the record book: “The purists have already spoken up. They say that even if the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena for their 20th straight victory on home ice – tying the NHL record shared by the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and 1975-76 Flyers – it should come with an asterisk.” Haters, jealous haters. I’m not a fan of the shootout either, but doesn’t the opponent have just as much as a chance to win as well. Also, did the Bruins...
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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...
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...
Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo faces an afternoon hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Monday to discuss the charging minor he was assessed for hitting Detroit's Jonathan Ericsson at the 13:32 mark of the first period in Detroit's 4-3 victory Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena.
via NHL.com, Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo faces an afternoon hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Monday to discuss the charging minor he was assessed for hitting Detroit’s Jonathan Ericsson at the 13:32 mark of the first period in Detroit’s 4-3 victory Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena.
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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...
Philadelphia defenseman Kimmo Timonen discusses the game after today’s loss.
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.
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The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers today at Wells Fargo Center (1:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESP...
Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings their 19th consecutive home victory, 2-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Detroit tied the 1970-71 Boston Bruins for the second-longest home streak in NHL history. The 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Bruins won 20 consecutive games at home.
Another day, another game against the Flyers, another win against the Flyers. That makes it five for five against the Blueshirts against their division rivals. This game was owned by Callahan, Richards, and Gaborik, but special teams were the difference. The Rangers killed off all four of their penalties, and capitalized on three (THREE!) powerplay opportunities. Let’s get to the...
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.
Bill Barber was enjoying sunshine on a spectacular beach in Siesta Key, Fla., the day after the Red Wings joined his Philadelphia Flyers - and Boston Bruins - in the NHL record book.