Found February 24, 2012 on The Hockey Guys:
(Getty images) By Adam Graham (@adam_graham) Last night’s matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the Detroit Red Wings was circled on the calendar by many as the potential end to the Red Wings historic 23-game winning streak at home. Sure, the Red Wings also had to get past formidable opponents like their divisional rivals from Nashville and their playoff nemesis from San Jose to keep the streak alive, but the possibility of the Red Wings being passed for first place in the NHL standings and their home winning streak ending on the same night seemed much more exciting. It gave the showdown between the Canucks and Red Wings even more meaning and you could certainly sense what it meant to the Canucks by their exuberant celebration after they did, in fact, snap the Wings record-setting home winning streak with a 4-3 shootout victory. Of course, the single point gained by the Red Wings by being tied after regulation time held their spot atop the league standings, but their streak wa...

Keith Ballard goes on longterm injured reserve

According to the Twitter Account of Ben Kuzma on Saturday the Vancouver Canucks placed Keith Ballard (neck) on LTIR. Ben goes on to say this move by the Vancouver front office frees up $4.2M in salary cap space to make a significant trade move Monday, should the Canucks be interested in making said move. For more news on the Canucks follow our Canucks blog, and our streaming NHL...

Jersey Watch: Vladimir Konstantinov Detroit Red Wings

What can you say about the jersey of a very good player who’s career was cut short because a limo driver crashed into a tree and it left him in a wheel chair? That’s the case with this Vladimir Konstantinov Detroit Red Wings jersey that a fan was rocking in Chicago at last nights game. You have to give mad props to this chick (I think it’s a chick…who else wears a turtle...

Detroit drops 2nd straight at home, fall to Avs

DETROIT (AP) -- Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home. After winning 23 straight at Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings have now lost two in a row on home ice, falling 4-3 to the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. The Red Wings hadn't been beaten in regulation in Detroit since Nov. 3. Their winning streak was snapped Thursday night with a shootout...

State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 23rd

Canucks All Access North of the border the Canucks could do no wrong this week, beating down both the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Edmonton Oilers before heading south for the remainder of a six-game road trip. The Canucks tallied twelve goals over two games over the weekend but struggled to find their stroke in Nashville. The Predators protected their crease and kept the Canucks...

Intent To Know: The Last Word On Detroit's Goaltending

"Goaltending is not an issue for the Red Wings. Jimmy Howard is just starting. For all the angst about the position in the past, Howard has overcome the notion no Detroit goaltender will ever be good enough in the eyes of the fans and media."                                                        ...

Red Wings re-sign Bertuzzi to two-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed forward Todd Bertuzzi to a two-year contract Thursday.

Two for 'Tuzzi

As well reported around the world by now, Mr. Todd Bertuzzi will be returning to Detroit for the next two seasons and I couldn't be happier.   Per the Free Press: Bertuzzi has made himself at home in the metro area since re-joining the Wings in the summer of 2009, and he will continue to do so for another two years. As the Free Press was the first to report Wednesday...

Wings drop second straight at home, fall to Avs

DETROIT (AP) Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home.

Larsson to miss meeting with Vancouver

Adam Larsson's first game against the Sedins will have to wait. The rookie defenseman was looking forward to facing fellow Swedes Henrik and Daniel tonight when the Vancouver Canucks visit Prudential Center. But Larsson has just one team pract...

Red Wings drop 2nd straight at home, fall to Avs

Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home.

It's over! Canucks end Red Wings' streak at 23

Jimmy Howard protected the Detroit Red Wings through one subpar period, then a second one. Newcomer Kyle Quincey and the third line helped out in the third. But Alexandre Burrows stopped the home winning streak in the shoot-out.

Canucks down Devils for Presidents' Trophy lead

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Cory Schneider had 30 saves and Aaron Rome and Mason Raymond scored goals as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night.

Quincey was a “beauty” in Colorado, trade was good for both sides

I Kyle Quincey’s comments in Detroit and watched his debut with the Red Wings last night. I know Avalanche fans are anxious to see responses from Avalanche players about Q’s comments and his performance last night. Adrian Dater is en route to Columbus and will collect what you want tonight. I knew Quincey well, and he WAS a very respected and popular player with in the Avs...

Canucks end Wings' streak with shootout victory

Alex Burrows scored the lone shootout goal as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday, ending the Wings' NHL record home win streak at 23.

Canucks 4, Red Wings 3 (SO): Notes, quotes from Thursday night's loss

Here are notes and quotes from the Red Wings' 4-3 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena:
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