Found March 28, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
DET (46-25-5), second in the Central today, have a golden opportunity to put some points up on NSH and catch them in the ROW tiebreaker column; thanks to the Blues 3-0 win over NSH last night.  Of course that means the Wings will actually have to win one on the road, something they have not managed to do at all this month, 0-4-2. Worse, they cannot score on the road either, 9 GF, 20 GA in those 6 games. After Monday’s 7-2 beat-down, you have to think the BJ’s (24-45-7) will show a little pride in their game. But the cellar-dwellers of the league also own the worst home record at 14-21-3. Somethings gotta give.  LGRW! Continue reading "GDT - Game #77:  Red Wings at Blue Jackets (7:30)"
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