Found March 01, 2013 on Detroit Sports Nation:
    The Red Wings hold out for a much needed 2 – 1 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks. A very, very defensive game at both ends of the ice made this almost the lowest of low scoring games. The Red Wings’ only power play of the period was not converted on thanks [...]
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