Originally written on Detroit4lyfe  |  Last updated 4/22/13

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings looks up at the video board from the bench during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Red Wings won an enormous game on Monday night against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Joe, 4-0. Pavel Datsyuk recapped the game on Twitter and then responded to himself with further analysis:    Great game! Z was huge for us this evening!!! — Pavel Datsyuk (@Datsyuk13) April 23, 2013   @datsyuk13 Jimmy was huge for us too! Congrats on another stellar night! — Pavel Datsyuk (@Datsyuk13) April 23, 2013 The win gives the Red Wings 50 points and puts them AHHH point behind the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Minnesota Wild for the No. 8 and No. 7 spots in the Western Conference. The Blue Jackets have played one more game than both the Wings and Wild, though. The Red Wings' remaining three games are against the reigning NHL champs and Nashville Predators at home and the Dallas Stars on the road. Wins are crucial and Jimmy Howard's back needs to continue to be strong. 
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