Detroit rebounded after a terrible start and beat the Canucks by a final score of 5-2. Zetterberg got back into his scoring ways as he and Abdelkader put two past Luongo. Cleary got the other goal for the Wings.
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The goals that Abby scored tonight were what we all pictured they would be like if he continued to play with Datsyuk. Pavel would eventually just start banking them in off Abdelkader. Well, those count, too, so whatever gets the job done. Does this mean Babcock was right all along? Of course not. Don’t be silly. Nyquist or Tatar would still be better there, but a win is a win.
Not sure why Brunner got demoted, but he picked up another assist tonight, so whatever.
Fil has been pretty good since coming back from his injury. If all of the guys coming back from injury bounce back like he has, we’ll be in good shape.
Our defense continues to get beat and it’s getting old. I see the way Howard is playing and then I see his numbers and I can...