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from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, At the morning skate, the players who skated, skated hard, and the players who needed rest, rested. On a wall in the back were dry erase boards with standings and rankings of the best power play and penalty kill. It might have been there to remind them how good they are, but it probably was there more to remind them where they needed work.
On the walls above the lockers were images of the Stanley Cups the franchise has won, and black and white pictures of past heroes. They were there to encourage and to admonish - it depends on if you were looking at them after a win or a loss.
And in the middle of the carpet was a huge Red Wings logo - the kind of logo that many franchises protect with almost military intensity, defying anyone from stepping on it. But Detroit coach Mike Babcock sauntered out and held his morning media debriefing in the middle of the locker room standing on the logo. If he had something to say, he didn’t mind if any play...
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DETROIT -- The NHL's playoff campaign slogan last year was "History will be made."
Detroit Red Wings fans got to see a little history made during the regular season at Joe Louis Arena Tuesday night.
With a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars, the Red Wings officially entered the record books with their 21st consecutive home victory. They are now 24-2-1 at the Joe this...
Henrik Zetterberg scored for the third time in four games and Joey MacDonald turned aside 20 shots as the Detroit Red Wings recorded their NHL-best 21st consecutive home victory on Tuesday with a 3-1 triumph over the Dallas Stars.
Defenseman Brad Stuart and Jiri Hudler also scored for Detroit, which moved past the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers for the...
Joey MacDonald's steady play has given the Red Wings one less thing to do leading up to the Feb. 27 trade deadline.
Henrik Zetterberg will miss his first game of the season when the Red Wings to go their 22nd straight win Friday. Meanwhile, Danny Cleary was placed on IR (Photo by Getty Images)
Somewhere within all the Jeremy Lin hysteria, and excitement for Kate Upton and Alex Morgan in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, (I use the word “excitement,” but could just have easily used a more NSFW word to describe the phenomena at hand) this NHL record became lost in the shuffle.
Chicago is not a hockey town, and when the local team sucks, (I’d say losing 9 in a...
Joe Louis Arena has seen its share of history. With a 2-0 victory over the Stars the Red Wings added another page to the NHL record book by winning their 21st straight home game.
The Red Wings know they've won a record-tying 20 straight games at Joe Louis Arena because a daily expanding contingent of reporters keeps telling them so. "It's you guys who keep track of this," said by player X to reporter Y, has become the motto of the moment.
Nashville Predators 33-18-6
Detroit Red Wings 39-17-2
Patric Hornqvist is out of the Predators lineup with an upper-body injury
The Nashville Predators visit Joe Louis Arena on Friday night in their attempt to snap the Detroit Red Wings home winning streak. The Red Wings have won 21 consecutive home games this season and have a 24-2-1 home record since the start of...
Will history be made tonight? Can Detroit do what only two teams have done in the near 100 year history of the NHL?Find out at 7:30 pm on FSDClick the jump for more
This is going to be short and sweet, as I will be attending the game tonight.Dallas is a very dangerous team. They may be on the cusp of making the playoffs, but Jamie Benn, Loui Eriksson and Michael Ryder are all...
Former Avalanche winger Steve Moore, whose lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks' ownership still is pending in Ontario nearly eight years after Bertuzzi's infamous attack.
Babcock said Justin Abdelkader will move up to take Zetterberg's spot, and Tomas Tatar will be called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins to play on the fourth line.
Dallas Stars (28-24-3, 59 points – 4th, Pacific Division)
at Detroit Red Wings (38-17-2, 78 points – 1st, Central Division)