Found December 06, 2011 on Diehardsport:
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard lost his cool on Tuesday night after getting run into by Blues’ winger, David Perron. Howard was a little upset with the contact from the forward. He immediately went after Perron and caused a rumble behind the net. The Wings goaltender responded after the game saying, “I’m not taking that. If you’re going to try and run me like that, you’re going to pay the price.” Howard also had a second period assist to Johan Franzen, but it was the Blues who recorded their second win over the Wings this season, 3-2.

Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula’s status uncertain, but it appears he escaped serious injury’s Bill Roose offers at least decent news regarding Valtteri Filppula, who suffered a skate cut to the back of his left leg when he was accidentally slew-footed by Colorado Avalanche forward David Jones on Sunday: #RedWings practicing at Scottrade Center. Valtteri Filppula (cut leg) is not on the ice. Not known if he’ll play Tue. @DetroitRedWings #NHL Well...

David Perron Feels Good as Blues Get Ready For Detroit

It was a magical feeling at the Scottrade Center on Saturday night.  Early in the first period, in his first game back in the lineup in over a year, David Perron lit up the lamp.  Perron lifted the puck over and past Chicago Blackhawks goal tender Ray Emery just six minutes into his first game back after missing 97 games due to a concussion injury. Fans rejoiced.  Players and...

Late penalty on Perron baffles Blues

After climbing out of the rubble behind the Detroit net Tuesday night, the Blues' David Perron skated to the penalty box to serve a two-minute penalty for goaltender's interference.

Wings Will Play Tonight Without Filppula

George asked me to update with any news on Flippula while he was out for a few hours… from Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula won’t play in tonight’s game at St. Louis (7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Net Detroit) due to the deep cut he sustained on his lower right shin Sunday in Colorado. Filppula skated today at Scottrade Center, but didn’t feel comfortable...

Hitchcock restoring Blues' confidence

ST. LOUIS Not long after his team earned another victory in his short St. Louis Blues tenure, coach Ken Hitchcock marked the growth under his leadership. He called the second period of a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday one of the best the Blues had played since he replaced Davis Payne on Nov. 6. To Hitchcock, his vision had started to mature. Hitchcock spoke...

Blues Assign Grachev to AHL Affiliate

The St. Louis Blues announced that they have assigned former Rangers prospect Evgeni Grachev to their AHL affiliate in Peoria.Grachev, 21, recorded two assists in 17 appearances with the Blues this season.The Rangers traded Grachev to the Blues for a third round pick during June's draft which the Rangers used to draft Steven Fogarty of the Penticton Vees (BCHL)....i killed the...

Injury setbacks follow Blues' Colaiacovo

Carlo Colaiacovo knows as well as anyone, there's no getting around it. Over a career that is now in its seventh full season, he has been the definition of "injury prone."

GDT - Game #26:  Red Wings at Blues (7:30)

An important Central Division tilt tonight.  The Red Wings (16-8-1) are three points out of the Central lead, with three games in hand on CHI.  The Blues (14-9-3) trail DET by only two points. Both teams play a similar game.  Each are excellent at even strength (DET 3rd, STL 2nd), and are among the league leaders in GA/G.  While DET’s PP unit swills some whiskey now and again...

Cut won't keep Filppula down

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Valtteri Filppula was counting his lucky stars Monday afternoon. With 4:24 left in the first period of Sunday’s 4-2 loss at the Pepsi Center, Filppula was accidentally cut by a skate blade of a Colorado player. The ...

Red Wings-Blues quick take: repetitive errors and the paper confidence tiger

The Detroit Red Wings dropped a 3-1 decision to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night because the Wings chose not to learn lessons from their 4-2 loss to Colorado on Sunday, at least until it was too late for anything other than a a final flourish: for the second game in a row, the Wings were out-worked, out-hustled and ground down by a team that paid just a little more attention...

Realignment plan Wings can live with

DETROIT -- Sooner or later they had to do something, and they finally did. In what many believe to be a bold move, the NHL Board of Governors on Monday approved a realignment plan that creates two seven team conferences and two eight team conferences that are geographically based and stress conference rivalries. Pending final approval from the NHL Players' Association, the...

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About NOHS The Nightmare on Helm Street is an unofficial blog overwhelmingly dedicated to the Detroit Red Wings and the destruction of their enemies. Drew started a non-partisan blog in 2008 which failed miserably.  He eventually created NOHS on the scorched Earth thereafter in July 2009. Chris was added as an author three months later.  Both are washed up college hockey...

1st period update: Blues 0, Red Wings 0

Brian Elliott gets the start in goal for the Blues.
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