Guest Post: A Momentum Shifting Play

  Chris Note: We are trying to get things going around here.  On that note, we’re looking at a new writer who is going to cover the finer details of the sport, statistical and otherwise.  So welcome a guest post from Wings fan, Ari Zucker. By Ari Zucker The first goal Jimmy Howard gave up in Game 2 is a goal that he’s probably going to want back. It is pretty clear that mistakes...
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Bruins’ Dominant Special Teams Key To Game 2 Win Over Red Wings

BOSTON — The Bruins evened their first-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday afternoon with a 4-1 victory that was made possible by stellar special teams play. Boston has dominated on special teams all season, evidenced by the fact that it was one of two teams to rank in the top 10 of power-play percentage and penalty killing. After the referees decided not...
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Detroit Red Wings Come Home With Ice Advantage, Fall 4-1 to BOS

  The Detroit Red Wings drop Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to the Boston Bruins 4-1, but head back to Detroit with home-ice advantage. The first period didn’t go Detroit’s way in any category. Boston’s first goal came on a bad break when Jimmy Howard played the puck. He’d send it away from the goal towards the boards, and it would ricochet off of Brendan...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Florek Capitalizes On Jimmy Howard Turnover To Give Bruins Early Lead (Video)

The Boston Bruins couldn’t figure out Jimmy Howard in 60 minutes of play during Game 1, as the goaltender’s shutout performance lifted the Detroit Red Wings past the B’s 1-0. It didn’t take Bruins forward Justin Florek nearly as long to solve the goaltender on Sunday afternoon, though. Early in the first period, the Red Wings dumped the puck back into their own zone to get...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Red Wings: game 2, a better ending?

Game Time: 3:00 PMNetwork: NBCVenue: TD GardenIts Easter Sunday and the NHL has set us up for some matinee playoff hockey. I think its the first time anyone has ever been excited for a matinee game. The Bruins are coming off of a depressing loss to the Detroit Red Wings and, well, hopefully today's game will be better for the Bruins.The game Friday was building up to be an NHL...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Aim For Massive 2-0 Series Lead

Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins Venue: TD Garden; Boston, MA Time: 3:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FSD; National- NBC The Detroit Red Wings did everything that they needed to do in game one in order to keep the Boston Bruins contained offensively. The Red Wings were paced by Jimmy Howard in net who came up with multiple big saves down the stretch. The offense...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard is Detroit Red Wings’ X factor

Jimmy Howard was spectacular in the Red Wings’ 1-0 victory over the Bruins Thanks in part to a magnificent third-period goal by Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings were able to claim a 1-0 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With all the talk surrounding Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask heading into the series, Jimmy Howard’s game...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal gives Red Wings a one-game lead over Bruins

Pavel Datsyuk, who missed 16 games with a knee injury before returning April 4, scored with 3:01 remaining to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win over the top-seeded Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The Red Wings enter Game 2, which is Sunday, with a 1-0 series lead over the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Jimmy Howard made 25 saves...
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Detroit Red Wings: Against all odds, round 1 preview

The road to the Stanley Cup starts Friday for the Detroit Red Wings against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Boston Bruins. It’s the first playoff meeting between the two Original Six rivals in 57 years. Game 1 of the Atlantic division quarterfinal will be shown on NBC Sports at 7:30PM. Games will be played every other day after that until a winner is crowned in this best of 7...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

At least Wings know they can compete with Bruins

DETROIT -- What does it mean that the Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins in three of the four games they played in the regular season? Not nothing, but not a whole lot either. "If we could take three wins with us into the series, it would be great, but we can't," defenseman Danny DeKeyser said. "Those are thrown out the window. The first to four wins." Goaltender...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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