Found September 20, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Pavel Datsyuk had goal and three assists Henrik Zetterberg added a goal and two assists and the Detroit Red Wings cruised to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Jimmy Howard stopped 13 of the 14 shots he faced in the first two periods before he was replaced by Tom McCollum Detroit scored four times in the third period against Bruins rookie goalie Malcolm Subban who finished with 19 saves in Boston's first home game of the preseason. Justin Abdelkader opened the scoring 5:01 into the game on a power play. The Red Wings scored once more in the opening period and then twice in the second to take a 4-1 lead to the second intermission. Joakim Andersson Danny DeKeyser Daniel Cleary and David McIntyre also scored for Detroit. Nick Johnson and Jarome Iginla scored for the Bruins.

Detroit Red Wings almost ready for the regular season

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Ken Holland: Tomas Tatar’s Going to Be One of Detroit Red Wings’ Forwards

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Datsyuk, Zetterberg help Red Wings beat Bruins 8-2

Pavel Datsyuk had goal and three assists, Henrik Zetterberg added a goal and two assists, and the Detroit Red Wings cruised to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Jimmy Howard stopped 13 of the 14 shots he faced in the first two periods before he was replaced by Tom McCollum Detroit scored four times in the third period against Bruins rookie goalie Malcolm...

Can Brendan Smith Be More Defensive?

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A Mismatch In Boston

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Detroit coach Mike Babcock and the rest of the Wings braintrust brought a pretty loaded training camp roster with them to Boston: Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg, Niklas Kronwall, Jimmy Howard and Justin Abdelkader led the parade of NHL players that were in the lineup. That was in sharp contract to a Bruins lineup that included 19-year-old Malcolm...

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Kindl Is Good In Some Areas But Needs to Be More Competitive

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Weiss Skates On Home Ice Tonight

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Wings Rank #1 In Social Media According To Emory University Study

from Emory Sports Marketing Analytics, The number one team in our social media ranking is the Detroit Red Wings.  This is not a surprise, as the common wisdom is that the Red Wings are the number one team in Detroit (at least according to Professor Lewis’ sister in law).  The Red Wings have great social media presence on both Facebook and Twitter.  In positions 2 through...

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Patrick Eaves Out For Up To One Month

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Preseason Game #4: Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings

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