Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/3/14
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The Red Wings'  4-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes earned praise from both outside and within the Metro Detroit area. ESPN's Scott Burnside weighed in on the Wings win... Now, one big win does not blot out the issues that have plagued the Wings for most of the season. First, they have been unable to get into a real groove when it's mattered, failing to win back-to-back games in nearly a month. The offense has been spotty at best, and Monday's outpouring of goals was the first time Detroit scored more than three times since March 22. On Monday, the Wings relied heavily on the heroics of netminder Jimmy Howard, who recently signed a six-year contract extension. Howard stopped all 34 Phoenix shots, including 12 in the first when the Coyotes outshot Detroit 12-4 but closed out the period down 2-0. Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: on the Wings’ win vs. Phoenix, Team Tootoo night and…rink evictions?"
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