Found February 13, 2013 on Diehardsport:
Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk is known for his skill, but you can’t forget about how incredibly smart he is.  He picked up his own rebound, looked at the net, realized he had enough space and fired it from behind the net off the back of the glove of St. Louis Blues rookie goaltender Jake Allen.  Unfortunately for Datsyuk, his magic wasn’t enough as the Red Wings blew a 2-0 lead and lost 4-3 in overtime.  Allen must have felt great after earning his first career victory in his first career start. []

Bertuzzi hospitalized with back pain

Todd Bertuzzi may be done for the season, or more seeing as how he is 38. The Detroit Free Press reported earlier tonight that Bertuzzi had been admitted to the hospital with extreme back pain. Bertuzzi has missed Detroit’s last three games with his chronically-injured back and, following a 5-3 win over St. Louis last Thursday, “could barely walk” according to the Detroit...

Tomas Tatar Scores Dazzling Goal in Detroit Red Wings’ Loss: Video

The Detroit Red Wings were handed a tough 4-3 overtime loss by the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night, after leading 2-0 early on in the game. Tomas Tatar, recently up from Grand Rapids of the AHL, opened the scoring with a Datsyukian move at the net — Tatar corralled a loose puck just in front of St. Louis rookie netminder Jake Allen, pulled off a sensational deke, then roofed...

Datsyuk out with upper-body injury

DETROIT The hits just keep on coming for the Detroit Red Wings only in a bad way. To this point, the Wings have been able to survive an early rash of injuries because top players Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall remained healthy. But Friday night, Datsyuk was out of the lineup due to a yet undisclosed injury. When the team came out for warm-ups before the...

Red Wings will play without Pavel Datsyuk tonight

Ass barns. Now we know why the Red Wings recalled Gustav Nyquist, and the Wings did so because one of their most important players is "banged-up":   Pavel Datsyuk out for Wings tonight. Team says it's a day-to-day injury, not specified. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 16, 2013

Red Wings Thursday practice post in progress: no changes on the injury front

The Detroit Red Wings are back on the ice at Joe Louis Arena, hoping to rebound from a 4-3 OT loss to St. Louis despite facing a very, very tough task on Friday in battling the 9-2-and-1 Anaheim Ducks, who haven't played since defeating the Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout on Tuesday. I'm going to be out of the office from about 12:30-2, so if there's big breaking injury...

GDT - Game 13: Red Wings (7-4-1) host Blues (6-5-1) 7:30

Six nights ago, the Wings went into STL on a damn ugly two-game skid, and the prospects for the Wings season were dire.  DET looked like world-beaters at STL, winning 5-1 and starting a season high three game win streak they skate into The Joe with tonight.   Things couldn't be worse for STL.  The Blues stormed out of the gate, 6-1 in January, but since that time are 0-4...

Red Wings Tuesday practice post in progress: no news isn’t good news regarding Helm, Bertuzzi

The Detroit Red Wings are back on the ice today, preparing for a grudge match and-a-half against an ornery St. Louis Blues team tomorrow evening (7:30 PM EST, NBCSN/97.1 FM, and, via RedWingsFeed, Yahoo Sports' Sean Leahy expertly explored the Blues' issues), and it sounds like the Wings will have to continue playing without a pair of players battlng back ailments: ...

Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall partnering with autism charity

The Macomb Daily's Jerry Wolfe reports that Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall's going to donate tickets for Red Wings games to families affected by autism, starting this season, in association with the Autism Alliance of Michigan: Kronwall, 32, was turned onto AAoM after hearing Anthony Ianni speak about awareness and safety training for those with autism who face...

Red Wings-Blues game-day updates, take 2: Johan Franzen’s out for tonight

Normally, I'd try to keep the game-day updates regarding tonight's game between the Red Wings and St. Louis Blues (7:30 PM EST, NBCSN/TSN/97.1 FM) in one thread, but surprising and unpleasant injury news regarding a player whose size and strength the Wings rather desperately needed to employ against St. Louis merits its own entry. According to the Macomb Daily's Chuck...

Red Wings-Blues wrap-up and overnight report: bad habits die hard during Lidstrom’s low-key return

I was more than a little pissed off after the Red Wings allowed some very bad habits to manifest themselves along the way toward surrendering a 2-0 lead and eventually losing in OT to the St. Louis Blues by a  4-3 tally, and I don't feel like backing off my assessment very much. The Wings, playing without Todd Bertuzzi (back), Darren Helm (back), Johan Franzen (hip flexor...

Red Wings-Ducks set-up and overnight report: still banged-up, and Howard talks contract turkey

The Detroit Red Wings face off against the Anaheim Ducks tonight (7:30 PM, FSD/Prime Ticke/NHL Network U.S.--so that means that Center Ice and GameCenter Live Online users are screwed via an NHL Net blackout yet again!/97.1 FM, and tonight is a Niklas Kronwall "Fathead Friday") facing a stiff test in more ways than one. The 9-2-and-1 Ducks are coming off a pair of shootout...

Looking Ahead to 2013-14

I know it's early, but its always fun to speculate. What will the Red Wings look like in 13-14? There are some questions that need to be answered, mainly how can they upgrade on defense, and can they keep both Filppula and Brunner? Who's out, and who's in? Take the jump for more speculation. Looking at CapGeek we can see that Kenny will have to make a...

Red Wings-Blues quick take: Wings fail their first-quarter exam in a big way

I don't know what the *#$%@& to say. The Red Wings had a 2-0 lead on the sleeping St. Louis Blues, and then, somehow, a team that'd won 3 straight and 3 straight games against St. Louis managed to find a way to wake a sleeping giant and *#$%@& themselves over as thoroughly as possible en route to a 3-2 OT loss to the Blues. The Red Wings took all of 5 shots in the...
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