Found February 05, 2012 on Lions Blog:
Each week, Steve Schrader hands out "Stevies" to the best, worst and weirdest from the week that was:

Red Wings-Coyotes set-up and overnight report: MacDonald or Conklin will face desperate Yotes team

The Detroit Red Wings head into what is, by Michigan standards, an “early” road game against Phoenix tonight (8 PM EST, NBC Sports/TSN2/WXYT) with something of a self-manufactured goaltending controversy and a particularly lackluster defensive performance in a 5-4 shootout loss against Edmonton to recover from… And the Wings will attempt to right their ship and go 4-for-5...

Red Wings vs Oilers Recap 2.4.2012

The Red Wings did not play well enough to win tonight. Conklin was bad. The power play and penalty kill were a disaster and the result was a loss.Jump for the recap: Once the Wings failed to score on that extended 5 on 3, the game was over. Yeah, they still had plenty of chances to come back, but that gave the Oilers a boost that they really didn't even need. The Wings didn...

Detroit vs Phoenix: Sweep Em

Detroit ends their western road trip tonight in Phoenix along with their fourth and final regular season game against the Coyotes. The Wings have won all 3 meeting this season and will look to sweep the Yotes in the regular season series just like they did last year in the playoffs.Puck drops at 8 pm on NBCSN.Click the jump for more It's still unknown who will get the start...

Red Wings-Oilers wrap-up: a messy night and controversy on and off ice, here and in Sweden

The Detroit Red Wings spent Sunday morning flying to Phoenix probably feeling like Ales Hemsky did after he was very cleanly Kronwalled (and even the Edmonton Journal’s David Staples says the hit was clean)—probably a little dazed and confused as to how they’d managed to rally from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to take a 4-3 lead on the Edmonton Oilers… And yet a three-goal third...

Red Wings' Stuart (flu) game-time decision against Phoenix

A touch of the flu means Brad Stuart is probable for tonight's game against the Coyotes (8 p.m., NBCSN), general manager Ken Holland said.

Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall with a clean hit on Ales Hemsky

Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall landed a clean butt check on Ales Hemsky of the Edmonton Oilers. Kronwall was bloodied by Corey Potter and Hemsky had to go to the “quiet room” but has nothing more than a little cut on his upper lip—and Kronwall never left his feet:

GDT - Game #54:  Red Wings at Coyotes (8:00)

DET (35-16-2) have earned 5 of 6 points in Western Canada, and wrap up their 4 game road trip tonight against the franchise that Gary owns. DET are 9-1-1 in their last 11, and will try to avoid consecutive defeats for the first time since Dec. 21-22.  For as good as the Wings have been, their special teams are a disaster.  The Wings are a paltry 6-for-65 (9.2 percent) on the power...

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Red Wings best Canucks in shootout

Seriously…Shootouts The Detroit Red Wings rode their patented combination of speed and skill to overcome Ryan Kesler and the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 shootout victory Thursday at Rogers Arena. Kesler and the Canucks proved they can play with the best the Western Conference has to offer, but were unable to maintain an up-tempo style of play for a full sixty minutes against the...

What to watch today: Red Wings take on Coyotes in desert

With Jimmy Howard out with a fractured finger, who will be in goal tonight when the Red Wings face host Phoenix at 8 (NBCSN)? Check out if it will by Ty Conklin or Joey MacDonald, who was brought up from the Grand Rapid Griffins. On Sunday, coach Mike Babcock would not disclose who the starter would be.

Dirty Wings

from Open Ice Hitter at the StarPhoenix, -      Interesting how the sports news crews and broadcasters refer vaguely to Patrick Sharp’s wrist injury …. Avoiding the mention of Jiri Hudler’s name, or the fact the Detroit Red Wing worm smashed Sharp’s wrist with a vicious slash …. Where is this going ? Yup. TO Brendan Shanahan … ex Detroit Red Wing …. Hudler should...

Detroit Sports Links - Mario Manningham's Catch, Joakim Noah's Gun Dance, Pavel Datsyuk's ...

Wanna know how I know that your week is going to be great? Because these links are awesome. Detroit links: It's been 700+ days since... just kidding. Michigan State beat Michigan 64-54 in East Lansing yesterday. The win leaves Sparty one game behind Ohio State in the Big Ten standings, while Michigan is 2 games behind in the loss column. Barring an epic collapse, however...

Red Wings' Jimmy Howard (finger) now out at least two weeks, possibly more

Goaltender Jimmy Howard said this morning he's got "no idea" how long he'll be out with a broken right index finger. "I'm hopeful it won't take the 4-to-6 weeks that they're calling for," Howard said. "Hopefully, it's only a couple of weeks."
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