Found October 12, 2012 on
Nightmare on Helm Street:
Detroit's first game of our simulated season started out strong and the Red Wings beat the Predators 6-2.
This is all fake.
Recap after the jump:
The Wings got off to a quick start as Franzen scored on Detroit's first shot at 00:48 of the first period. His wrist shot from the boards surprised Rinne and beat him up high.
The Predators scored two quick goals midway through the first and took a 2-1 lead into the intermission.
In the first minute of the second period, Shea Weber took a run at Zetterberg and jumped into his check. Zetterberg was shaken up and stayed down for a while as the Joe Louis Arena crowed booed Weber, who was given 5 minutes for charging, but was not thrown out of the game. Zetterberg would return, but he missed the 5 minute power play.
Nashville only allowed one shot on goal during the 5 minute major, but Datsyuk scored just as the power play expired. Franzen's shot from the left wing hit Hal Gill and went right to Datsyuk wh...
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