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Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memories

There's only been one Game 7 between the Capitals and Islanders, but it's stood the test of time - lots and lots and lots of time - as one of the great games in postseason annals. The ''Easter Epic'' in 1987 between Washington and New York lasted long into the night before Pat Lafontaine finally won it for the Islanders in the fourth overtime, giving his team a 3-2 victory in the...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings Game 6 preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA / CNBC (NATIONAL) TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:00 P.M. Following the franchise's best regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning's inability to solve Petr Mrazek and the Detroit Red Wings' defense could spell doom in the playoffs. Coming off his second shutout of the series, Mrazek again looks to quiet the NHL's highest-scoring team Monday night and help...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Red Wings Preview

Following the franchise's best regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning's inability to solve Petr Mrazek and the Detroit Red Wings' defense could spell doom in the playoffs. Coming off his second shutout of the series, Mrazek again looks to quiet the NHL's highest-scoring team Monday night and help the Red Wings close it out at Joe Louis Arena. Tampa Bay averaged a league-high 3.16...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

First Round Shaking out Like I Thought

So far, the First round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs has been pretty fun to watch. Last night's game in Calgary and Chicago were top notch. The Saddle Dome in Calgary was rocking as the Calgary Flames advanced to the second round for the first time since 2004. The action on the ice has been fantastic. Taking a look at my 2015 Stanely Cup picks, my favorite to win the Stanley...
Via Goon's World
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek shuts out Lightning for second time, Red Wings take 3-2 series lead

Petr Mrazek and the Red Wings defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 this evening to take a 3-2 series lead in the opening round best of seven. However the outcome of today’s game was just part of a few interesting factoids that have developed in this game and series so far. First, we’ll talk about Petr Mrazek in the second but the resiliency of the Red Wings as a whole has been...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Fall 4-0 In Game 5 Against Wings

  The Lightning’s thrilling overtime rally tied the series and set the stage for a pivotal game 5 at Amalie Arena this evening. Unfortunately the Bolts were unable to recapture that magic on home ice.  Petr Mrazek remained a thorn in their sides and stopped all 28 shots he saw. The Red Wings continued to flummox the Lightning in the neutral zone and on zone entries.  The Lightning...
Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning on brink of elimination after shutout loss to Red Wings

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series. Riley Sheahan, Drew Miller, Pavel Datsyuk and Danny DeKeyser scored for the Red Wings. They can close out the Eastern Conference matchup by winning Game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wings rebound with 4-0 win at Tampa, can clinch at Joe Monday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series. Riley Sheahan, Drew Miller, Pavel Datsyuk and Danny DeKeyser scored for the Red Wings. They can close out the Eastern Conference matchup by winning Game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek shuts down Lightning again, Red Wings win Game 5

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 lead in the first-round NHL playoff series. Riley Sheahan, Drew Miller, Pavel Datsyuk and Danny DeKeyser scored for the Red Wings. They can close out the Eastern Conference matchup by winning Game 6...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa outburst spoils Petr Mrazek's historical bid

Detroit goalie Petr Mrazek looked to be on the verge of history through the first two periods of Thursday night's Game 4 between the Red Wings and the Lightning. The goaltender, who struggled at the end of the regular season, looked great in the postseason and was 20 minutes away from becoming the first rookie since 1937 to record back-to-back shutouts in the NHL playoffs. The feat...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 4: Bolts Get A Big OT Win & Tie Series

The situation seemed dire for the Lightning as the final minutes ticked off the clock at Joe Louis Arena this evening. They couldn’t seem to solve Petr Mrazek yet again. It was better late than never for the Bolts as Tyler Johnson and the Triplets spearheaded a huge rally and 3-2 OT win. After a scoreless first period, Detroit struck first when Gustav Nyquist got one past Bishop...
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning even series after furious rally, overtime win in Game 4

DETROIT (AP) -- Tyler Johnson led a stirring Tampa Bay rally late in regulation, then scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, evening their playoff series at 2-2. The Red Wings led 2-0 in the third period before Johnson scored with 5:26 remaining. He then assisted on Ondrej Palat's tying goal 77 seconds later...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Octo Preview Playoff Edition: The Wings look to take stranglehold on series with the Lightning

Puck Drops: 7:00PM ET Location: Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan Television: FOX Sports Detroit, NBC Sports, CBC Radio: 97.1 FM The Ticket Live Updates: The Majors Detroit on Facebook, The Majors Detroit on Twitter Odds: Detroit -103, T:5.0 Last Game: Detroit (3-0) April 21st, 2015 Undoubtedly, Petr Mrazek has been the story so far for Detroit. For a team who was supposed...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings need robbers to beat Lightning for rest of series

Sometimes a lead in a playoff series does not indicate which team played best. That is certainly true of the Lightning/Red Wings series in which the Red Wings hold a 2-1 series lead but the Lightning are clearly the better team.As The Detroit Hustle pointed out, the Red Wings boast some pretty bad statistics; Detroit took 37.6 percent of the total shots in the series, the lowest...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Petr Mrazek’s girlfriend, Sara Olivova, is a beauty

The hockey term “kick save and a beauty” holds true for Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek and his girlfriend Sara Olivova.  Mrazek doles out the kick save and Olivova is the – wait for it – beauty. The Franklin, MI native and current Georgia State sand volleyball player was born in the Czech Republic, like Mrazek.  She’s 5’11” and now I’ll stop acting like you want to...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Goaltending always a mystery in NHL postseason

DETROIT (AP) Everybody knows how a hot goalie can alter a playoff series. What's tricky is figuring out who might fit that description in a given postseason. Detroit's Petr Mrazek shut out Tampa Bay on Tuesday night - but he was pulled during the previous game with the Red Wings losing handily. Chicago, meanwhile, has taken a 3-1 series lead over Nashville thanks to backup Scott...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings Game 4 preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. Mike Babcock stuck with Petr Mrazek in Game 3, and the Detroit goaltender shut out the NHL's top-scoring team from the regular season. If he's able to do it again Thursday night, the Red Wings will head back to Tampa with a shot at closing out their first-round series with the Lightning. Playoff rookie Mrazek, Babcock...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mrazek shuts out Lighting for second time this season, Wings take 2-1 series lead

For the second time this season, Petr Mrazek shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 3-0 win Tuesday night to put the Detroit back up 2 games to 1 in the best of seven series. The shutout was Mrazek’s first in the playoffs as he turned away 22 shots just two days after getting pulled Saturday in a 5-1 loss. Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for the Wings while...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Blanked By Mrazek And Red Wings 3-0

Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek stopped all 22 shots the Tampa Bay Lightning fired at him as Detroit seized a two games to one advantage in the best of seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals. After allowing four goals in Game 2, Mrazek made a couple of spectacular saves, including one on a Brian Boyle breakaway chance with 11:29 remaining in the game. The Red Wings raised their...
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning drop Game 3 on road, fall behind in series to Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their playoff series. The 23-year-old Mrazek was coach Mike Babcock's choice to start in this series instead of Jimmy Howard, and the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek shuts out Lightning in Game 3; Red Wings take series lead

  Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their playoff series. The 23-year-old Mrazek was coach Mike Babcock's choice to start in this series instead of Jimmy Howard, and the youngster has...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek shuts out Lightning 3-0; Detroit takes series lead

DETROIT (AP) Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their playoff series. The 23-year-old Mrazek was coach Mike Babcock's choice to start in this series instead of Jimmy Howard, and the youngster...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Babcock sticking with Petr Mrazek for Game 3 the right move

One thing about Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock: When he tells you what he is going to do, you can take it to the bank. Babcock can be pretty blunt when you ask him about his team’s play on any given night, or a certain player’s performance. He will give you his honest […] The post Babcock sticking with Petr Mrazek for Game 3 the right move appeared first on Along the Boards.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Déjà vu, all even going back to Detroit

Petr Mrazek stole Game 1 away from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday with 44 saves on 46 shots. The Bolts quickly answered back Saturday afternoon with a 5-1 thrashing in Game 2. So, here we are. The series tied 1-1 heading back to Hockeytown. This seems eerie familiar. Oh, yeah. The Wings were in this same situation last year after winning Game 1 on the road before letting Game...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning Game 2 preview

TV: NBC / NBC Sports TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 3:00 p.m. The overwhelming offensive pressure that carried the Tampa Bay Lightning through the regular season proved to be equally electric in a playoff atmosphere. Unfortunately for Tampa Bay, Petr Mrazek proved even better. After wasting a one-sided performance in Game 1, the Lightning will again try to better the rookie goaltender...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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