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via Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY, NBC’s Boston Bruins-Detroit Red Wings game Friday — an attempt to expand NHL TV interest before NBC TV games start in January — drew a 1.0 overnight, almost what NBC averages for NHL regular-season games.
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DETROIT -- Quick, name the Red Wings' top three scorers.
Chances are you got Johan Franzen (22 points) and Pavel Datsyuk (19 points), but you might not have guessed that Valtteri Filppula is tied with Datsyuk.
Filppula had two goals on three shots, plus an assist, in Saturday night's 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators.
That gives Filppula seven goals and 12 assists...
Detroit Red Wings right wing Patrick Eaves will be sidelined indefinitely after fracturing his jaw in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Central Division rival Nashville Predators.
Eaves appeared to be knocked out and taken off the ice on a stretcher with blood flowing from his right ear area after he was hit by Nashville defenseman Roman Josi's slap shot late in the contest.
There was no post-holiday hangover for one of the NHL's hottest teams.
Valtteri Filppula scored twice and added an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings to their fifth straight win, 4-1 over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.
''As of late, we've been playing pretty well,'' said Filppula, who had his first multi-goal game of the season. ''If...
DETROIT (AP) -- Valtteri Filppula scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings to their fifth straight win, 4-1 over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.
Filppula also had an assist on Henrik Zetterberg's goal as Detroit won its league-best ninth game at home. Dan Cleary added his fourth goal of the season early in the third period.
Jack Hillen ended Jimmy Howard's...
Today has been a great day to be a fan of Michigan sports. There's basically no way I can have a frown on my face today. I tried earlier just to see how unhappy I could make myself look.This is how it turned out:
Yup. That's as unhappy as I managed to look today. It's been a good one. So to finish off the day, let's take a look at the things that stood out the...
Several Wings who'd also dealt with broken jaws spoke sympathetically of what forward Patrick Eaves will be going through for the next six to eight weeks as he recovers from a jaw shattered when he was hit by a puck Saturday.
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves is scheduled to have surgery on his broken jaw Monday and is expected to be out six to eight weeks.
Detroit Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves is scheduled to have surgery on his broken jaw Monday and is expected to be out six to eight weeks.
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By Rhys Richards (@RREsq)
With another Thanksgiving behind us, Red Wings fans should pause to give thanks. With Detroit winning its fifth straight Saturday night in a 4-1 hammering of division rival Nashville, now may be an easier time than others to find reasons to be thankful.
5. Detroit’s annual success every season starts with the dedication of owners Mike and Marian Ilitch...
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Coming off a third period collapse to Minnesota on Wednesday, Nashville came out flat in the first and didn’t really improve over the course of 60 minutes as the Detroit Red Wings took care of business 4-1 against the Predators.
Nashville was outshot nearly double 37-19 throughout the game, including a first period where they only...