Found May 25, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks will tangle in a potential elimination game tonight in Game 5 of their second-round series (8 PM EDT, 8:20 PM EDT puck drop, NBC/CBC/97.1 FM, post-game on FSD and WDIV), and around the time that the Red Wings arrived in Chicago last night, the NHL announced the following: The starting time for a potential Game 6 between the Blackhawks and Red Wings has been set for 8 p.m. ET on Monday in Detroit. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) May 25, 2013 The Hawks took to the ice first on Saturday morning: All #Blackhawks for skate. Let's see what line fun we get today. — Tracey Myers (@TramyersCSN) May 25, 2013 Continue reading "Red Wings-Blackhawks Game 5 game-day updates: Hawks stack top line, Wings want to match CHI urgency"

Third grader says '9 x 9 = Hossa'

Maggie Ciara, a third-grader at Columbus Manor Elementary School, would seem to be one of the biggest Blackhawks fans around. Maggie took a multiplication test recently during school and when the teacher received her answers questions were asked. Maggie answered the question of ’9 X 9 = Hossa’ and it baffled the teacher. Maggie was paying homage to her favorite Blackhawks...

Joakim Andersson subtly produces for Wings

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Wings need to get their groove back Monday

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Jonathan Toews wants you to know that Jonathan Toews is a great player, and Toews will be fine

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Red Wings arrive in Chicago wary of desperate Blackhawks

Very briefly: the Red Wings didn't arrive in Chicago until the NHL announced the following... "The starting time for a potential Game 6 of the series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings, if necessary, has been set for 8 p.m. ET on Monday in Detroit." But the Wings were very blunt about the concept that the pressure they face to take the Blackhawks...

Very young Chicago Blackhawks fan writes ‘Hossa’ as math test answer

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Red Wings raised over $15,000 for fallen firefighter’s family

From the Red Wings' community relations department: RED WINGS RAISE $15,029 FOR BRIAN WOEHLKE FAMILY FUND … Fans Donate $11,529 at Game 4 and Zetterberg Contributes $3,500 … Detroit, MI… The sellout crowd of 20,066 at Joe Louis Arena opened up their hearts and wallets on Thursday night prior to Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Chicago to...

Red Wings-Blackhawks Friday practice post and/or travel day news: Hawks look on the bright side

While the Red Wings flew to Chicago on Friday afternoon, the Blackhawks practiced while trying to rebound from Detroit's 2-0 win on Thursday night, hoping to stave off elimination in Game 5 on Saturday night (8 PM, NBC/CBC/97.1 FM, post-game on FSD) while the Wings hope to advance to the Western Conference Final. The Hawks' practice was sparsely-attended (and you'll...

Highlights of Blackhawks' Game 5 win over Red Wings

Highlights of Blackhawks' Game 5 win over Red Wings.

Detroit Red Wings Forced to Game 6, Lose 4-1

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Rapping Red Wings Series Reset: Chip-and-Chase Game Propelling Detroit Dominance Over Chicago

How do you beat a great hockey team in the playoffs and nullify their star players in the process? With plenty of hard work and commitment to a unique game plan. The Detroit Red Wings have immasculated the Chicago Blackhawks with this approach, especially with a dump in game buoyed by a ferocious forecheck. In football, they’d be dinking and dunking their way down the field to...

Red Wings-Blackhawks Game 4 wrap-up: hard work, puck luck and Jimmy Howard are cracking the Hawks

After dropping a 2-0 decision to the Detroit Red Wings, the Chicago Blackhawks, who now trail the teams' second round series 3 games to 1, headed back to Chicago to prepare for Saturday's game, but not before sounding downright Red Wing-like in terms of their post-game comments. The, "We think we played well" line came out, they made sure to mention that they...

GDT - WCSF Game 5: Red Wings (3-1) host Hawks (1-3) 8:00

4-3, 3-2,1-4, 4-1, 3-1, 2-0; DET's record in the past six games (5 wins, 1 loss),  Un-freaking-believable.  17 GF, 11 GA.  The Wings lose TPH, and Disco Stu, and manage to win with defense?  STFU.  Jimmy "brickwall" Howard:  0.50, .985 in last 2 GPI. From the Peloton of Suck to the doorstep of the WCF - - skate to throat, *******.  Continue reading "...

Praising the Red Wings’ endurance as an elite franchise, even during a rebuilding year

On Friday morning, the Globe and Mail's Eric Duhatschek began his NHL notebook by suggesting that the Chicago Blackhawks may have proved that, in the playoffs, running into a hot team on the wrong week can wipe out a shortened regular season's worth of unbeatable play, and in a very roundabout way, the Globe and Mail has posited two more articles discussing the Wings'...

Red Wings-Blackhawks Sunday practice updates: after optional skate, Babcock preaches an even keel

The day after the Detroit Red Wings dropped a 4-1 decision to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Wings doubtlessly gathered at Joe Louis Arena with more "even-keel" comments in mind as they prepare for Game 6 on Monday (8 PM, NBCSN/CBC/97.1, with a post-game show on Fox Sports Detroit), but the Detroit News's Gregg Krupa reports that the coaching staff rather wisely decided...
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