Found May 14, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
I've been out of the loop for a bit, so this bit of video game-related news from MLive's Josh Slaghter, via RedWingsFeed, comes as a pleasant surprise: The Detroit Red Wings advanced in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And Pavel Datsyuk has been making his way through the EA Sports bracket, reaching the quarterfinals for the second consecutive year in the voting for the NHL game's latest cover athlete. Continue reading "Pavel Datsyuk’s advancing in EA Sports’ NHL 2014 ‘Cover Vote’"

2013 NHL Playoffs Schedule: Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks

The Detroit Red Wings finished off an upset of the second-seeded Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night, holding on for a 3-2 win. That victory sends Detroit into the Western Conference semifinals against No. 1 seed Chicago. We’ll update the schedule as more dates and times become available … Game 1, Wednesday, May 15: Detroit at Chicago (Time/TV TBA) Game 2, Saturday, May 18: Detroit...

Red Wings oust Ducks in Game 7 win thanks to this filthy no look assist by captain Henrik Zetterberg

Detroit captain Henrik Zetterberg with the no look pass leads to a Valtteri Filppula backhand goal and a 3-1 lead over the Ducks. The Red Wings head to Chicago. **Follow us on Twitter or... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

NHL: Elite coaches can make all the difference

As Mike Babcock gave the obituary for his Detroit Red Wings at the hands of the Predators in April 2012, he noted the series was not close. Detroit, the dominant NHL franchise of the last 20 years, had lost in five games. Conseqeuntly, Babcock vowed to fix the problems. "One thing about it is we're going to have lots of time and we'll be able to get figured out what...

RED WINGS FLASHBACK: Niklas Kronwall destroys Marty Havlat – (VIDEO) September 19, 2009

In preparation for Wednesday’s Game 1 of the Red Wings/Blackhawks series, here is Niklas Kronwall absolutely Kronwalling the Blackhawks’ Marty Havlat back on September 19, 2009. Good night, Marty. IASID

Splitting the difference for Red Wings

Earlier in their quarterfinal playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock scoffed at the importance of matching up lines. When your guys play good, whether youre at home or on the road, a lot of things happen, Babcock told reporters before Game 3. The better your team does, the more in control you are. When he (the opponent) starts chasing the game, you...

Red Wings vs. Blackhawks Round 2 schedule

Just tweeted out by the team's official Twitter: Round 2 schedule now…… — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 14, 2013  WACK WEDNESDAY GAME 1.

Hank’s a little like Dougie

This story may have slipped through some radar screens, but the Globe and Mail's Eric Duhatschek penned a really remarkable article about Henrik Zetterberg's leadership while comparing the Wings' undersized but ultra-competitive captain to Doug Gilmour, and Duhatschek's comparison struck one of Zetterberg's teammates, Mikael Samuelsson, as completely accurate...

NHL playoffs: Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks

NHL originals Chicago, Detroit open their 16th playoff battle.

Mike Babcock is rollin’ and hatin’

First 2 home games of Wings-Hawks series on sale this morning

This is a little different, per the Red Wings: A limited quantity of Red Wings playoff tickets for home games 1 & 2 of the Western Conference semifinals with the Chicago Blackhawks will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, May 14, beginning at 10 a.m. Red Wings fans will be able to purchase up to four (4) tickets per game for each of the team’s first two home...

Chicago Blackhawks- Detroit Red Wings conference semis preview

The Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings will wage battle one last time as conference, divisional opponents. On the verge of game one, it is only appropriate to take a look at this Original Six playoff series.  During the regular season, Chicago swept the four games played. In doing so, the Hawks outscored the Wings 14-5. The total goals are not indicative of the games, as...

Game 1: Red Wings at Blackhawks

It took seven games, but the Detroit Red Wings were able to take down the second seeded Anaheim Ducks. The Red Wings now focus their attention to the top seeded team in the playoffs and long time rival, the Chicago Blackhawks.   [singlepic id=70 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks Venue: United Center; Chicago, IL Time...

Chicago and Detroit meet in the playoffs for the final time as Western rivals

The playoff matchup that neutral hockey fans were hoping for is going to happen. Thanks to a Game 7 victory over the Anaheim Ducks, the Detroit Red Wings will take on the Chicago Blackhawks in a playoff series that some fans have dreamed about ever since the NHL announced new alignment for 2013-14.  With the Red Wings set to flip over to the East next season, this will be the...

Toews, Bergeron and Datsyuk nominated for Selke

Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks, Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings are finalists for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward. Toews, a Selke finalist for the second time, finished third in the NHL in plus-minus with a career-high plus-28 rating and placed second in the NHL in face-off winning percentage...
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