Found April 13, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
One of the more savvy commenters suggested that the Detroit Red Wings’ 3-2 loss to Nashville on Wednesday was, in fact, perhaps the best game the Wings had played since the middle of March, and tonight… I’m honestly confused here. The Red Wings were porous as all hell get out defensively, they were out-penalized—legitimately so in most cases—7-3 and had to kill off 6 Predators power plays, they were out-shot 10-5 in the 2nd period, 11-4 in the 3rd period and 26-17 overall, and they all but earned “gimme” assists on the Predators’ goals, but Detroit somehow emerged with a 3-2 victory and head home knowing that even playing relatively poor defensive hockey can be successful when they are in fact opportunistic offensively and get the kind of goaltending that Jimmy Howard can provide. The fact that Todd Bertuzzi gave a crowd which ended the game booing Henrik Zetterberg something to chew on in terms of clean retribution by doing this to Shea Weber didn’t hurt: Continue reading "R...
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