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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 season.
To put that in a little perspective, the Wings have more home wins than the Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets have total wins.
"It's something special especially with all the really great teams I've been on here over the years and great players but we've never had a chance to do something like this," Wings captain Nick Lidstrom said. "This is a real special moment for the team."
After the final horn sounded and the players had congratulated goaltender Joey MacDonald, who made 20 ...
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DETROIT -- Even when theyre on the verge of history, the Detroit Red Wings keep their emotions cool and their perspective on winning the next game.
With a victory over the Dallas Star on Tuesday night at the Joe Louis Arena, the Wings will set the NHLs all-time record for consecutive home victories at 21.
They currently share the record at 20 victories with the 1929-30 Boston...
In a time span of roughly 2 minutes when I was browsing for, erm... blogging content, the Red Wings scored two goals (one a much needed slump buster by Henrik Zetterberg). After that, the Wings were on cruise control as they won their NHL record 21st straight game at home. Check the highlights below for more on tonight's historic win.
As spiffy as Joey MacDonald...
Detroit has the Western Conference standings right in the dressing room right where none of the Red Wings can miss the nightly updates.
The way the Central Division teams are playing this season, it's a tote board that changes daily and almost hourly. The standings bear close watching because the team that wins the division may very well wind up as the Western Conference'...
Joey MacDonald's steady play has given the Red Wings one less thing to do leading up to the Feb. 27 trade deadline.
The Detroit Red Wings made NHL history Tuesday night, breaking the record for consecutive home wins by getting their 21st home win in a row. The record had previously been held by both the 1929-1930 Boston Bruins and the 1975-1976 Philadelphia Flyers. During the streak, the Red Wings outscored their visitors 84-31.With just a few minutes left in what would be a 3-1 victory over the...
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...
Johan Franzen spent Monday nursing his ankle after a blocked shot, but he was on the ice for the optional morning skate and said he's ready to play. Joey MacDonald will be in goal.
Detroit Red Wings fans extended nothing but love on Valentine’s Day evening for their team. The Red Wings have won every home game since they defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-0 on Nov. 5, 2011.
Tuesday Night, the Red Wings set an NHL record by winning 21 straight home games at the Joe Louis Arena by defeating the Dallas Stars 3-1.
Red Wings Head Coach, Mike Babcock doesn’t want...
Tomorrow will mark the 14th day since James "Tiberius" Howard broke a finger on his right hand.Surprisingly, it hasn't been a horrible two weeks as some might have believed. Since Howard's injury, the Detroit Red Wings have posted an impressive 5-1-1 record (two of those wins coming in the shootout). Ty Conklin was leaned on, but quickly faltered and it was...
The Detroit Red Wings will try to set a new NHL record for the longest home winning streak in league history when they host the Dallas Stars tonight at Joe Louis Arena.