Found December 08, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
The Detroit Red Wings’ 5-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night illustrated how the Wings play when they are at their very best…And how darn hard it still is for the Wings to pay attention to detail when their attention span starts to waiver and wander. The Wings raced out to a fantastic 5-0 first period lead thanks to nothing less than an elegant exploitation of the Coyotes’ error-prone defense, plucking pucks away and capitalizing on turnovers, cycling said puck and then putting it into the back of the net past Mike Smith and Jason Labarbera. Continue reading "Red Wings-Coyotes quick take: a scintillating start meets human nature"
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Red Wings off-day news: Fake Henrik Zetterberg’s hard at work; Joey ‘Mac’ and more Wings-Blues stuff

The Red Wings received their first “off day” in a little over a week today, but the gents behind Fake Henrik Zetterberg, Jacob Hawkins and Greg DeLisio, kept Henrik Zetterberg busy by asking his doppelganger—and his nemesis—to endure a little automotive trouble: You can follow Jacob, Greg and Fake Henrik on Facebook and Twitter, and their characterization of a hockey-gear...

Tippett’s ‘simple’ system key for Coyotes

For the last three years there’s been a trend in relation to Dave Tippett’s Phoenix Coyotes. Every September, pundits believe the talent-starved Coyotes will finish at the bottom of the standings. Every December, those same pundits have figured out they were (or will be) wrong. The same thing is happening this season.In 2009-10, the Desert Dogs shocked the hockey world by...

If I'm Dan Cleary...

"If I’m Dan Cleary, I worry about forecheck, penalty killing, getting to the net.  I don’t spend any time thinking about goal-scoring. You’d be amazed at how everything works out from there." --Mike BabcockThat quote comes to us from Khan(!) this morning.  We know that everyone's favorite Newfie is having some trouble producing this year...and hell, Chris...

Red Wings compete to ‘do the most good’ for the Salvation Army

The Red Wings’ most important team activity on Friday had nothing to do with their participation in practice at Joe Louis Arena. Instead, several members of the Wings’ front office and roster engaged in a friendly competition to raise money for the Salvation Army, manning donation kettles around the Metro area, and as Drew Miller told DetroitRedWings.com’s Bill Roose, the Wings...

Red Wings Benefit From Realignment, Lindstrom for 1 More?

Other than a move to the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Red Wings could not be happier about the NHL realignment set to occur next season. The switch to four divisions and change in playoff format will greatly reduce the travel throughout the year and allow the Wings to play every team at least once both home and away. The Central Division will include current rivals Chicago Blackhawks...

Kicking em While They're Down: Phoenix Coyotes

Even Lebda was able to score tap-ins against this team.I'm going to enjoy this. I first heard about Five for Howling during the 2010 playoffs and checked in on it from time to time since. Usually to get their perspective on how hockey will work in the desert or who's buying the team this month. But the more the Wings beat them and the more our fans humiliated them, the angrier...

Red Wings-Coyotes wrap-up and overnight report: a kettle bell ring-worthy win

The Detroit Red Wings’ 5-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night most certainly represented the best first period and, maybe predictably, middling second and third periods the Wings played because, despite the Wings’ fantastic, five-goal first period, it essentially devolved into a forty-minute exercise in clock-killing for the Wings, to the point that Joe Louis...

Red Wings heat up Red Kettles

Ethan Heckman, 8, of Royal Oak, examines his newly signed puck by Justin Abdelkader at Hockeytown Authentics Friday afternoon in Troy. (Photo by Bill Roose/Detroit Red Wings) ...

Contact Us

About NOHS The Nightmare on Helm Street is an unofficial blog overwhelmingly dedicated to the Detroit Red Wings and the destruction of their enemies. Drew started a non-partisan blog in 2008 which failed miserably.  He eventually created NOHS on the scorched Earth thereafter in July 2009. Chris was added as an author three months later.  Both are washed up college hockey...

Red Wings pound Coyotes with first-period barrage

A five-goal first period by the Red Wings was too much for the Coyotes to overcome in a 5-2 loss in Detroit.

Red Wings score 5 in 1st period to rout Coyotes

Valtteri Filppula and Jiri Hudler both had a goal and assist, and the Detroit Red Wings scored five times in the first period of their 5-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.

New conference makes Sharks' rivals Canucks, Kings

Hope you weren't too attached to that rivalry with the Red Wings, San Jose fans. Starting next season, they'll be no more a part of the Sharks' lives than teams playing in Eastern Canada or Florida. Same goes for the...

What to watch today

Ever wonder about the on-ice chatter in the crease during a hockey game? Wonder no more! Fans are in for a special treat tonight as Red Wings forward and part-time crease tenant Tomas Holmstrom will be wired for sound during the game at Joe Louis Arena against the Winnipeg Jets on Fox Sports Detroit (7 face-off). Excerpts will be played back throughout the telecast.

Calling for Back-up: The Predators Unlikely Nemesis

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) One of the biggest foes faced by the Predators this season has not been an offensive juggernaut or a defensive stalwart. The PP is firing on all cylinders for the Predators and although it has been a rough stretch for Pekka Rinne and the defense of the Nashville Predators over the last 8 games, throughout the season the number one Predator...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.