Found November 13, 2011 on
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Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg will be a game-time decision for Friday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers with a middle body injury.
Zetterberg participated in Friday morning's skate session, but coach Mike Babock wasn’t completely sure the Swede will be able to go.
Fabian Brunnstrom will likely join the lineup if Zetterberg doesn't suit up.
MINI-PREVIEW 6:45 AM CST
The Stars (11-4-0) will not have much time to dwell on last night's disappointment in Pittsburgh. They are right back in action tonight, traveling to Detroit to take on a Red Wings (8-5-1) team that has been inconsistent thus far but remains a measuring stick opponent. The game starts at 6 PM CST and will be broadcast locally on TXA-21.
As reported by NHL.com today, Jimmy Howard is this week's Second Star:
Howard is now tied for first with three shutouts after picking up two in his past four starts and surrendering just four goals total over that span. Howard helped the Red Wings turn things around by blanking the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers, and giving up just two goals in wins against the Colorado...
Ian White lunged headfirst across the crease, trying desperately to protect Detroit's one-goal lead in the third period.
As the defenseman slid in front of the net, Dallas' Jamie Benn flipped the puck toward the goal. It hit White in the face and stayed out.
''He took one for the team, that's for sure,'' Detroit defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom said. '...
Jimmy Howard made 24 saves, and Drew Miller, Niklas Kronwall and Valtteri Filppula scored in the Detroit Red Wings' 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.
Howard has two shutouts in a week and three this season, tying him for the NHL lead with Nashville's Pekka Rinne and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings.
Edmonton's Nikolai Khabibulin gave up a season...
DETROIT -- The Red Wings cracked the Bulin Wall Friday night.
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin came into the game leading all goalies with a 0.98 goals-against average.
Yet it was Wings goalie Jimmy Howard who made 24 saves and earned the shutout in the Wings' 3-0 victory over the young Oilers.
It was Howard's league-leading third shutout this season.
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is on the All-Star Game ballot this season for the first time in his career. (Photo by Dave Sandford)
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Johan Franzen had a goal and assist on seven shots in leading the Red Wings to a 5-2 win over Dallas Saturday night (Photo by Dave Reginek)
DETROIT – The Mule...
DETROIT (AP) Johan Franzen, Darren Helm and Brad Stuart scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a
5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Dallas Stars (11-4-0, 22 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (8-5-1, 17 pts)
6:00 PM CT, November 12, 2011
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan
The Stars have a short rest from last night's game as they take on the Detroit Red Wings on the final game in their four-game road trip tonight. Dallas is coming off a tough game last night, one in which they lost Alex Goligoski to a broken thumb...
Johan Franzen, Darren Helm and Brad Stuart scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
The Red Wings parlayed scoring depth, good penalty killing and strong goaltending into a third straight victory.
Dallas Stars (11-3-0, 22 points – 1st, Pacific Division)
@ Detroit Red Wings (7-5-1, 15 points – 3rd, Central Division)