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...
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