Found February 19, 2012 on Inside Bay Area:
The Sharks had their chance Sunday afternoon and came close before dropping a 3-2 decision to their longtime rivals, a loss that ended San Jose's own streak of five consecutive wins at Joe Louis Arena.

Joey MacDonald - The Adequate Goalie

from Andrew Johnson of The Hockey Writers, As the team’s confidence in (Joey) MacDonald builds, they may unintentionally become lax in their defensive ways, expecting him to make the robbery saves and bail them out, to do what Howard has done all season long. We saw glimpses of this behavior in Sunday’s game against San Jose. At least twice, Sharks forwards entered the zone in...

Red Wings will go back to G Howard vs. Blackhawks

The Detroit Red Wings are expected to demote goaltender Joey MacDonald to the role of backup when No. 1 starter Jimmy Howard returns from injury, despite MacDonald’s stellar play over the past five games.MacDonald has led Detroit on a five-game winning streak heading into Sunday’s game with the San Jose Sharks. He’s given up just a total of eight goals in that span and got...

Red Wings win record 23rd straight at home

The Detroit Red Wings won their 23rd straight home game, setting an NHL multiple-season mark and holding on to beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Sunday. Detroit, which broke the league's single-season record of 20 on Tuesday, surpassed the 22 wins in a row the Boston Bruins had over two seasons more than eight decades ago. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller gave Detroit a two-goal...

Detroit Red Wings still streaking

After a six game home stand that included plenty of drama as well as some late-game heroics, the Detroit Red Wings still have their NHL-record home winning streak alive.  The streak is now 23 straight at Joe Louis Arena after the Red Wings topped the San Jose Sharks 3-2 today. The streak has had remarkable moments, and none more so than Friday night’s game between Detroit and...

Cam Gore: Sharks come up short on Hockey in America

The spotlight game of the day was the Detroit Red Wings hosting the San Jose Sharks and by doing so the Wings were attempting to continue their home win streak and the NHL record to twenty-three. Although the game was close in a 3-2 Detroit victory the record was never in jeopardy. The Wings continue to cement their reputation in the NHL history books with the streak and they did so today by...

Alice Cooper gets first bobblehead

Rocker Alice Cooper is known, at least in the sports world, for his love of golf after playing in all those celebrity tournaments. His real passion is hockey. A native of Detroit, he grew up with the bruising Red Wings teams of the 1950s and `60s, and played pickup games on the frozen lakes in the area. A Phoenix-area resident, Cooper has been a fervent and knowledgeable fan of...

Detroit's Conklin put on waivers

The Detroit Red Wings put goaltender Ty Conklin on waivers. If Conklin, a former Penguin, isn't claimed by noon today, he will be assigned to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins.

GDT - Game #60:  Red Wings host Sharks (12:30)

With a win today, DET (40-17-2) will have recorded 23 consecutive home wins, the most ever in the NHL (22 consecutive wins held by the 1929-30 BOS Bruins and DET).  Winning against SJS (31-18-7) will be the icing on the record, as the Wings are their whipping boy.  The Sharks have won the last five regular season games against the Wings, and to add insult to injury, have eliminated...

Wings' Bertuzzi sheds bad rep, gets nod -- with bobblehead

In a remarkable tale of revival and restoration, Todd Bertuzzi has risen to such popularity since joining the Red Wings that he has his own bobblehead. This delights teammates, because it gives them an opportunity to poke fun at him. On a larger scale, it delineates Bertuzzi's comeback.

Pavel Datsyuk, Sidney Crosby Could Dominate Play At U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

It's a big week for Minnesota. In a span of only a few days, the state will play host to Hockey Day in America followed by the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokimis. To get into the pond hockey spirit, NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers which NHL players they think would excel out on the ice. To see who they thought could dangle their way to pond...

PHT: Red Wings put Conklin on waivers

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Drew Sharp: Wings' streak will mean more if Stanley Cup follows

After Joey MacDonald stopped a San Jose breakaway -- from what has now become his customary standing-on-head position -- the Joe Louis Arena partisans offered up the appropriate goalie salute. They serenaded MacDonald with a chant of "Joey! Joey!"
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