Found April 08, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The St. Louis Blues headed to Nashville to play the Predators after defeating the Red Wings 1-0 on Sunday, and by the time the Wings resume playing on Thursday (against the Sharks), there is no doubt whatsoever that the Wings will be on the outside of the Western Conference playoff picture looking in as three full days off "burn" Detroit's 2 games in hand on most teams. With nine games remaining in the regular season, the 19-15-and-5 Wings (who have 17 regulation or OT wins) have 42 points, and with 5 road games, 4 home games and two back-to-back slates remaiing, the Wings need to earn 13 of a possible 18 points to get to what most everyone agrees is a magical 55-point "you don't need help to make the playoffs" spot. Continue reading "Red Wings-Blues wrap-up: Wings choose the hard road"
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