Detroit 1, Boston 0: Pavel Datsyuk has highlight goal, Jimmy Howard backstops Game 1 win for Red Wings

Pavel Datsyuk put the Detroit Red Wings up on a horse, and off they rode into the Boston night. The Wings got a huge opening boost in their first-round series against the Presidents’ Trophy champion Bruins, leaving TD Garden Friday with a 1-0 victory that now gives Detroit home-ice advantage. Game 2 is Easter Sunday. Datsyuk scored with three minutes to go in regulation, when...
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Red Wings-Bruins Game 1 wrap-up and overnight report: Yippee ki-yay, Pavel Datsyuk!

The Detroit Red WIngs persevered despite some ugly moments and significant nerves to capture a clutch 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins, with Pavel Datsyuk's goal receiving far more rave reviews than the Lucic spear (or Zdeno Chara's boarding of Brendan Smith, though Tomas Jurco gave as good as Smith got) received finger-wagging, deserved or perhaps somewhat ficticiously. ...
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Pavel Datsyuk’s Late Third-Period Goal Powers Red Wings Past Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins fell to the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 in Game 1 of their first-round series at TD Garden on Friday night. Pavel Datsyuk scored the lone goal with 3:01 remaining in the third period to give the Red Wings the early series lead, but as NESN’s Jack Edwards said after the game, “this is why they play a best-of-seven series.” Detroit was on the receiving end of some...
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Red Wings prospect news; Mantha, Bertuzzi stake out Conference Final leads; Griffins’ spot in flux

The Detroit Red Wings' prospects had (and/or are having) a good night, at least for the most part. In playoff hockey, in the QMJHL, round 1 of the much-ballyhooed showdown of Jonathan Drouin and Anthony Mantha went to the challenger. Mantha scored a goal, added an assist and finished at +3 as the Val-d'Or Foreurs defeated the Halifax Mooseheads 5-2, taking the first game...
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Red alert: Datsyuk's lone-goal lifts Red Wings over Bruins in Game 1

And that's why Bruins fans everywhere did not want to face the Detroit Red WingsBergeron and the B's drop Game 1 vs the Wings (via grinding through 56 minutes of defensive structure, body checks, and stick checks, one act of offensive brilliance undid it all for the Black and Gold.The Detroit Red Wings beat the Bruins in Game 1 of the Divisional Semifinals...
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Pavel Datsyuk’s Moment Of Brilliance Gives Red Wings Game 1 Win Over Bruins

Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk is a magician with the puck, and his ability to keep possession and create quality scoring chances for his teammates is remarkable. “Pavs is one of the best players in the world,” Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard said after earning a 25-save shutout in a 1-0 Game 1 victory over the Boston Bruins Friday night at TD Garden. “He’s so great at that...
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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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Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings Take Game 1 Over Boston Bruins

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Watch: Pavel Datsyuk Makes Amazing Move To Score Game Winner

          The Boston Bruins came into this match-up as the higher seed, against the Detroit Red Wings.  The Red Wings had to travel to Boston to play this one, and they were expected to lose. It was a close game the whole way, but with about 3:09 remaining in the third period, score tied, 0-0,  Datsyuk made an excellent drag play to drag the puck past the Red Wing player...
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Pavel Datsyuk’s Filthy Individual Effort Pushes Red Wings Past Bruins In Game 1

Game 1 of Red Wings-Bruins series was about as close as it gets, remaining scoreless for much of the game despite plenty of chances for both sides. Pavel Datsyuk was able to provide the game’s only tally with just over three minutes remaining in the third period when he put forth a spectacular stick-handling showcase before unleashing a laser past Tuukka Rask. Just check out...
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Video: Pavel Datsyuk’s Incredible Goal Steals Game 1 for Detroit Red Wings

It is not uncommon to see Pavel Datsyuk pull off a move that few other players would even attempt. He did so again Friday night in Game 1 against the Boston Bruins, and his latest magic act led to 1-0 Detroit Red Wings win. Datsyuk extended his stick as far back as he possibly could, somehow managing to drag the puck away from two Bruins defenders, through his own legs and onto his...
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WATCH: Pavel Datsyuk beats Bruins with filthy goal

Late in the third period and deadlocked at 0-0, Pavel Datsyuk was up to his old tricks and scored this absolutely filthy goal on the Boston Bruins. To pull off that move in the neutral zone not only takes skill, it takes serious guts. The magic man truly has no equal. [@WorldOfIsaac] The post Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk Scores Filthy Goal vs. Bruins appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Red Wings-Bruins Game 1 quick take: Datsyuk, Howard deliver

The Detroit Red Wings did what they tend to do during playoff games. They struggled on the power play, they battled like mad to play inefficient hockey--firing 24 shots ON Tuuka Rask and another 30 attempts wide/blocked--they freaked the fan base out with frantic defensive mistakes and baffling over-complicating things to the extreme... But while a certain Danny DeKeyser had to...
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Boston Bruins on Paper: Projected lineups and injury report vs Detroit Red Wings

The Boston Bruins are a bit banged up heading into their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings - more banged up than the Wings, in fact - which after battling the injury bug all season long, would be a welcome change for coach Mike Babcock's charges.Forwards Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and defenseman Matt Bartkowski appear to still be on the shelf...
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Videos- Babcock, Helm And Smith Before Tonight’s Game

Mike Babcock is up first...   Followed by Darren Helm and Brend Smith below... Continue reading "Videos- Babcock, Helm And Smith Before Tonight’s Game"
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Detroit Red Wings Fan Releases ‘Throw Your Wings Up’ Playoff Rap (Video)

Eminem might have just met his hometown match. Detroit rapper and apparent hockey fan Baby G has a new song out, and it’s dedicated to the Detroit Red Wings. The appropriately named “Throw Your Wings Up” is a new version of an annual release by Baby G. He calls out various Red Wings players, such as the “Young Swedes — Andersson, Nyquist, Jonas G.” Baby G insists that...
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TMR Afternoon line: Babcock talks about ‘The Kids,’ Helm ahead of Game 1

I'm heading to take the mom to the CPA to file our taxes (we received an extension), so, having filed a game-day update post, the Wings' playoff preview video, a Datsyuk Play of the Year, a Ken Holland interview and Craig Custance's feature story on Gustav Nyquist (Custance and the CBC's Doug Harrison wrote tremendous articles about "The Kids" today), I...
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Red Wings Look For Quick Start In Game One

Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins Venue: TD Garden; Boston. MA Time: 7:3o PM EST Television: Detroit- FSD; National- NBC Sports Network The Detroit Red Wings needed a strong finish and some unlikely hero’s to extend their playoff streak to 23 years. Gustav Nyquist was the biggest hero for the Red Wings down the stretch as he went on a torrid scoring pace in March...
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Red Wings GM Ken Holland delivers a game-day ‘state of the Wings’ address on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM

Red Wings GM Ken Holland spoke with Detroit Sports 105.1 FM's Matt Dery today, giving a 15-minute "state of the Wings" ahead of tonight's playoff opener against the Boston Bruins:
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Custance discusses Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist’s self-driven development

The Red Wings-Bruins game-day update post has wound to a close, and ESPN's Craig Custance has penned the kind of feature article that provides food for thought between now and 7:30 PM: Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist played absolutely dominant hockey down the stretch, but proving that he can still score at a good clip while dealing with the intense checking and one-on-one...
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Detroit Red Wings: Celebrating the NHL Playoffs

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Getty Images The NHL playoffs are perhaps the most exciting time in every year. While they may not bring with them the physical gifts that come with birthdays and other holidays, the gifts abound for any fan of sports in general.NFL football captures the attention of the largest audience whether on television or in person, but there are some who only...
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Here’s the Red Wings’ playoff ‘prologue’ video

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Mike Babcock Is A Constant In Red Wings’ Injury-Plagued Season (Video)

As the lowest seed to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Red Wings have their work cut out for them in their quarterfinal series against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Boston Bruins. Detroit seems up to the challenge, though, thanks in large part to the stabilizing presence of head coach Mike Babcock. The Red Wings head man, who is the only coach...
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Mini GDT- Boston vs. Detroit Game 1, Round 1

RedMenace is on a long Easter weekend break so you have me for the first two games... DETROIT RED WINGS THE MATCHUP - This is the 8th all-time playoff series between DET and BOS - Tonight’s game is the 34th all-time playoff meeting between DET and BOS - DET and BOS haven’t met in the postseason in 57 years (last game: 4/4/57) - This is DET’s 16th playoff road game at...
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Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg skating, return uncertain

Henrik Zetterberg has been dealing with back issues all season, but he's finally inching closer to returning to the Red Wings lineup, according to the Detroit Free Press.Zetterberg skated with the team for about 30 minutes on Thursday, and plans on skating for longer on today. He's hoping to be able to be cleared for some contact drills later next week. He conceded that he...
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