Found January 16, 2012 on
Hawks fans can be forgiven for needing medication after watching this year's team. The Hawks aren't the projected car in the mud they were last year. Instead they demonstrate almost bi-polar qualities, making them look dominating at times and completely disinterested and overpowered at others.
On Sunday, they managed to do both and everything in between in one game. That's not easy.
The Hawks were just rolled in the first period, and had only Corey Crawford and some cockeyed finishing from Detroit to thank for not being embarrassed by the time intermission rolled around. They were functional and disciplined in the second to keep things close and snuff out the runaway train the Wings have been. They showed a deep reserve of heart and skill to overwhelm the Wings in the third to tie it. Then they went back to the first thing for OT, and lost. It's all a bit much.
So the three games in two weeks are over, and both teams gained four points out of the ordeal. Everyone...
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DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored the first of Detroit's three goals in the opening period and the Red Wings broke a franchise record with their 15th straight home victory, a 5-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
It is the longest single-season winning streak by an NHL team at home since 1976 when Philadelphia won 20 in a row to match a league mark set by Boston...
The Ottawa Sun’s Ken Warren suggests that the NHL shouldn’t have allowed Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom and Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne to have skipped the All-Star game, arguing that both players are guilty of dereliction of duties which both players must fulfill:
Most of the time, Nicklas Lidstrom and Teemu Selanne deserve the utmost respect.
They are two of...
DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored the first of Detroit's three goals in the opening period and the Red Wings broke...
DETROIT - Todd Bertuzzi scored his second goal of the game at 4:21 in overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to...
DETROIT -- Coming to Hockeytown is never easy, especially since the Detroit Red Wings have won four Stanley Cups...
DETROIT - Forward Todd Bertuzzi returned in time to secure the Red Wings their club record 14th straight victory...
These Detroit Red Wings earned a spot in the franchise's storied record books Saturday with a 14th consecutive home win, but it was not easy. Todd Bertuzzi scored his second goal of the game at 4:21 of overtime, lifting the Red Wings to a 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks. Detroit's home winning streak equals the team mark set in 1965.
Here are notes and quotes from the Red Wings' 3-2 overtime win over the Blackhawks Saturday at Joe Louis Arena:
Detroit sets a franchise record by defeating Buffalo, 5-0.DETROIT — Henrik Zetterberg scored the first of Detroit's three goals in the opening period and the Red Wings broke a franchise record with their 15th straight home victory, a 5-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
The Detroit Red Wings have this winning at home thing down pat. It's picking up victories on the road that his hindered the club this season.
Dallas Stars (24-18-1, 49 points – 3rd, Pacific Division) – play tonight at St. Louis
at Detroit Red Wings (28-15-1, 57 point...
Detroit Red Wings (29-15-1, 59 pts) @ Dallas Stars (24-19-1, 49 pts)
7:30 PM CT, January 17, 2012
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Here we go again. Second night of a back-to-back with a tough team coming to town. The Stars' difficulties on these situations is well documented this year. Dallas is 0-6-0 in games like this so far on the year and have been outscored 24...
Riding a team-record 15-game home winning streak, the Red Wings have risen to challenge the new No. 1 atop Adrian Dater's Power Rankings. Last year's darling, alas, is now 30th.
Corey Crawford is getting back-to-back starts in goal for just the third time this season as the Chicago Blackhawks face the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night at the United Center.