Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland has a playoff recipe for success that contains four ingredients.
Ingredient 1: Your best players have to be your best players.
In Game 6 vs. the Anaheim Ducks, Detroits top line of Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader scored all four goals and had seven points between them.
Ingredient 2: Your goalie must be great.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard stood tall, especially in the last two periods, when the Ducks fired 30 shots his way. Howard had two spectacular saves: a sliding effort against Teemu Selanne and a point-blank glove save off the stick of Corey Perry.
Ingredient 3: You must have a little luck.
On Abdekaders third-period goal that gave the Wings a two-goal lead, his slap shot ricochet off the back of Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller and into the net.
Ingredient 4: You must stay injury free.
Detroit enters Sundays Game 7 with a relatively healthy roster, even though the loss of rookie defenseman Danny DeKeyser was a defin...