Found May 23, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night, putting the NHL's best team during the regular season on the brink of elimination. After losing Game 1, the seventh-seeded Red Wings have surged into control of the second round series by handing Chicago its first three-game losing streak of the year. Game 5 is Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks desperately need captain Jonathan Toews to score and lead after he extended his goal drought in a composure-crumbling performance. Toews was called for three penalties in the second and could've gone to the box a fourth time in the period for slashing Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg while an official stood between them. The Red Wings took advantage of the second power play Toews gave them when Kindl sent a low shot to the near corner from the to...

Jimmy Howard, Red Wings Beat Blackhawks (Again)

The Blackhawks have been pushed to their breaking point emotionally by the Red Wings. Now, they’re at the brink of elimination. This year, the Blackhawks hadn’t: been shut out. Not any more. lost three games in a row. Not any … Continue reading →The post Jimmy Howard, Red Wings Beat Blackhawks (Again) appeared first on Committed Indians.

Jimmy Howard’s Remarkable 2-on-1 Save Preserves Game 4 Shutout: Video

Jimmy Howard turned aside 28 shots Thursday night in a sensational effort to hand the Detroit Red Wings a 2-0 win and 3-1 series lead over the Chicago Blackhawks. No save was more important — or more impressive — than his sprawling denial of Dave Bolland’s shot during a Chicago 2-on-1. Detroit defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo got caught trying to make a play at center ice, freeing...

Red Wings-Blackhawks Game 4 wrap-up: hard work, puck luck and Jimmy Howard are cracking the Hawks

After dropping a 2-0 decision to the Detroit Red Wings, the Chicago Blackhawks, who now trail the teams' second round series 3 games to 1, headed back to Chicago to prepare for Saturday's game, but not before sounding downright Red Wing-like in terms of their post-game comments. The, "We think we played well" line came out, they made sure to mention that they...

Blue Falcons vs Red Wings Recap: 5.23.2013

Oh my gosh. I mean, wow. It’s like, DUDE! Are you kidding me!? I just can’t… wow. Just, wow. More after the jump: Wow. Did you see Al Sobotka before the game started? Duncan Queef stands right next to him so he can’t twirl the octopi. Al says something to him, then starts swinging it around like a madman. I like to think Al warned him that he was swinging it...

Red Wings-Blackhawks Game 4 quick take: stranglehold

Very briefly: Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard was nothing less than a superstar and the Detroit Red Wings played, well...Ugly hockey on Thursday night, mucking, grinding and just plain old out-working the Chicago Blackhawks en route to a 2-0 win and taking 3-1 series lead heading into Game 5 on Saturday. Howard earned the shutout on 28 saes. Jakub Kindl scored the only goal the...

Gordie Howe to Jimmy Howard: Okay, Imma let you finish, but first let me shake your hand

Remarkable stuff from the Red Wings: this is what happens when Mr. Hockey decides to very quietly pull a Kanye West:

SHUTDOWN AND SHUTOUT: Red Wings push Blackhawks to the brink with 2-0 Game 4 win

First the Red Wings continued to shutdown the Blackhawks then they finished it by shutting them out. Thursday night Detroit took another step towards the Western Conference Finals defeating the President’s Trophy winning Blackhawks 2-0 in Game 4 from the Joe. Jimmy Howard made 28 saves to earn his first shutout of these playoffs as Jakub Kindle scored the game winner with Dan Cleary...

Michael Wilbon refers to Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard as “Jimmy Williams”

On Pardon The Interruption on Friday, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon were asked to talk about the NHL Playoffs and which team, the New York Rangers or Chicago Blackhawks, had a better chance of coming back from a 3-1 series deficit.  Unfortunately, that’s when Wilbon made a pretty huge mistake.  As a Blackhawks fan, you’d figure that Wilbon would know who the Detroit Red...

Setting the Stage for Critical Game 4 in Red Wings-Blackhawks Series

Game 4 is the biggest game of the year for the Detroit Red Wings and it may well tell the story for the rest of the playoffs. If the Red wings can come out and handle the Blackhawks like they did in Games 2 and 3, watch out. A young team with the amount of confidence that could result from taking a 3-1 lead on heavily-favored Chicago would be tough for anyone to beat. Jimmy Howard...

Western Conference Semi Finals Game 5: Red Wings at Blackhawks

The Detroit Red Wings were able to push Chicago to the brink of elimination with a 2-0 home win on Thursday night. They have a chance to send the President Trophy winning Blackhawks home early in what would be Chicago's early exit for the third straight year.   [singlepic id=70 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks Venue...

Detroit Red Wings Forced to Game 6, Lose 4-1

Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings 1 Chicago Blackhawks 4FINAL     The Detroit Red Wings drop Game 5 to the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1, drawing the series to 3-2 still in favor of the Red Wings. In this Game 5 matchup, the Blackhawks knew they had to come out with guns blazing and play with a heavy sense of desperation...

Western Conference Semi Finals Game 4: Blackhawks at Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings were once again able to use a dominating performance in game three of this best of seven series to earn a win and a 2-1 series advantage over the Chicago Blackhawks.   [singlepic id=70 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 8:00 PM EST Television: NBC Sports...

Cotsonika: Red Wings no longer a powerhouse, remain dangerous

The Detroit Red Wings and their fans have gotten used to the concept of the Wings playing the underdog and/or spoiler's role over the past season, but it's definitely a different and/or unfamiliar position for the team to be in, and ahead of Game 5 against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight (8 PM EDT, NBC/CBC/97.1, with post-game shows on FSD and WDIV), Yahoo Sports' Nicholas...
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