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Red Wings beat Pens in OT thriller

The Detroit Red Wings trailed the still-hated Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 with under three minutes remaining in the third period on Thursday night, pulled the goalie a couple times and, just like that — with 39 seconds remaining on the clock — the Red Wings tied the score at 3-3. Here’s the game-tying goal (note the unbelievable patience from Pavel Datsyuk!): After Niklas Kronwall...
Via Detroit4lyfe
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Thoughts: Game 6 – Pens Haze Greiss By Blowing Two-Goal Lead in 4-3 (OT) Loss to Red Wings

By: Meesh Shanmugam Red Wings 4  Pens 3 (OT) Record: 3-2-1 Goals Dupuis (2) from Comeau Maatta (1) from Comeau, Malkin Kunitz (3) from Despres Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Goc (hooking) – Lazy (doesn’t keep his feet moving as Jurco skates to the slot, forcing him to hook Jurco as the puck gets there for a penalty) Comeau (holding) – Overly aggressive ...
Via The PensNation
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jimmy Howard Denies Sidney Crosby on a Breakaway Attempt

The Detroit Red Wings already trailed the Pittsburgh Penguins by a pair of goals Thursday night when Sidney Crosby walked in all alone on Jimmy Howard. But Howard was up to the task, turning aside two Crosby shots on a breakaway, keeping the score at 3-1. Those heroics left the door open for a late comeback. The Wings finally provided Howard with some support late, tying the game...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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Red Wings Win In Overtime After Two Impressive Late-Third Period Goals

The Detroit Red Wings had struggled for over 2.5 periods to do much of anything against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but when they pulled Jimmy Howard, things sort of just clicked. Henrik Zetterberg got things started off with this beauty of a goal. Pavel Datsyuk then helped out just under two minutes later when he was […] The post Red Wings Win In Overtime After Two Impressive Late...
Via Diehardsport
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VIDEO: Niklas Kronwall Scores Two Goals Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Niklas Kronwall had yet to find the net this season. He picked a good time to do it twice, opening the scoring for the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night and then delivering a dramatic game-tying goal vs. Pittsburgh with just seconds remaining. Kronwall’s crucial second goal came after a beautiful setup from Pavel Datsyuk.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Justin Abdelkader Scores OT Winner to Cap Red Wings’ Thrilling Comeback

Down two goals with three minutes left, the Detroit Red Wings looked dead and buried Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Just a little while later, the Wings skated off the Joe Louis Arena ice with a stunning 4-3 OT victory. Justin Abdelkader put the finishing touches on Detroit’s comeback, jumping on a loose puck in the slot and rifling it past Thomas Greiss for the winner.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader scores in OT to lift Red Wings over Penguins

  Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Red Wings scored twice with their goalie pulled in the final 2:39 of regulation, tying the game on Niklas Kronwall's goal with 38.9 seconds to play. On the winner, Henrik Zetterberg deflected Paul Martin'...
Via AP on Fox
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Wings rally late for dramatic victory over Penguins

DETROIT -- Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Red Wings scored twice with their goalie pulled in the final 2:39 of regulation, tying the game on Niklas Kronwall's goal with 38.9 seconds to play. On the winner, Henrik Zetterberg deflected Paul Martin...
Via AP on Fox
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Red Wings rally late to top Penguins 4-3 in OT

DETROIT (AP) Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Red Wings scored twice with their goalie pulled in the final 2:39 of regulation, tying the game on Niklas Kronwall's goal with 38.9 seconds to play. On the winner, Henrik Zetterberg deflected Paul...
Via AP on Fox
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Game Preview: PENGUINS (3-2-0) at RED WINGS (3-1-2)

Here are the projected lineups: PENGUINS Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Patric Hornqvist Pascal Dupuis – Brandon Sutter – Evgeni Malkin Blake Comeau – Nick Spaling – Steve Downie Zach Sill – Marcel Goc – Craig Adams Christian Ehrhoff – Paul Martin Olli Maatta – Kris Letang Simon Despres – Rob Scuderi Thomas Greiss Marc-Andre Fleury Scratched: Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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Red Wings Daily (10/23/14): Penguins in Detroit, Power Play Shuffle, Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Red Wings’ flawless penalty kill to face powerful Penguins’ power play The Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-0) come to Hockeytown tonight for the first time this season to take on the Red Wings (3-1-2). Detroit’s penalty kill still sits atop the league at a perfect 18-for-18 through six games so far this season. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh’s power play sits at top...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 6 Between the Penguins and Red Wings

By: Nick Richter (@PensNation_Nick) Special Teams It’ll be a matchup of the NHL’s best tonight, as Pittsburgh, the NHL’s #1 team on the power play, goes up against Detroit, the #1 team on the penalty kill. The Pens power play is absolutely lethal right now, clicking at 42.1%. While Detroit has stopped every power play awarded to its opponents this season. Things aren’t coming...
Via The PensNation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Is More Valuable To Their Team, Pavel Datsyuk Or Evgeni Malkin?

EJ Hradek and Steve Mears of the NHL Network debate the topic.  
Via Kukla's Korner
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Gameday 6: Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings

Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings 7:30 PM – ROOT Sports Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan Pittsburgh will look to quickly shake off last night’s loss to the Flyers tonight against the Red Wings in Detroit.  The Red Wings, also coming off a loss, will be looking to find some semblance of an offense after only netting 12 goals through their first six games. Last...
Via The Pensblog
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard unveils pink mask for 'Hockey Fights Cancer'

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard will be debuting a new mask in Detroit tonight,... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Watching Mike Babcock

from Craig Custance of ESPN, NHL coaches being hired are rarely in a position of power. They’re available because they’ve been fired and are looking for work. Or they’re available because they’re coaching outside the NHL. So when it comes time to attach a dollar amount to the job, it’s typically lopsided in favor of the person offering the job. Mike Babcock is...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Red Wings work to add punch, Datsyuk to offense

The Red Wings didn't get back to Detroit until after 2 a.m. Wednesday following a 2-1 overtime loss in Montreal, so instead of the scheduled on-ice practice, coach Mike Babcock gathered his players for a little chalk talk. "I wanted to clear up a lot in our game," Babcock said. "We had a meeting and we dealt with our power play. We dealt with we feel we can score...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Detroit/Pittsburgh Notes

from Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock saw one similarity in all the goals scored in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens. "The goalies were bumped on all four," Babcock said. "One (by Pavel Datsyuk) was called back. Abby (Justin Abdelkader) drove on the first one and P.K. (Subban) bumped his goalie. (David) Desharnais...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Sports Podcast Ep. #063

Doc N Jock Sports w/ John & Adam DocNJock open the show discussing the Lions epic comeback win vs New Orleans, the offensive struggles, what is going on with the offensive line, is the offense too conservative? Chris Gandy from Those Detroit Guys Podcast joins the show to talk about being at Ford Field for the Lions vs Saints game, to preview the Lions vs Falcons game this Sunday...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard Has Awesome Special Mask For Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard has a special pink mask for Hockey Fights Cancer night on Thursday, where the Red Wings will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins, and it’s pretty awesome. [@DetroitRedWings] The post Jimmy Howard Has Awesome Special Mask For Hockey Fights Cancer Night appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Red Wings Daily (10/22/14): Team Impressions, Day Off, and Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Red Wings gain another point, but drop a good performance in Montreal The Red Wings’ defense has surprised many so far in this short season. What was projected by many, myself included in some instances, to be a total trainwreck is actually standing up fairly well to scrutiny. Detroit held the red-hot Canadiens to zero goals through almost 57 minutes of play last...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trade Options For The Detroit Red Wings

from Dan Rosen of NHL.com who answers some questions from fans... They've been targeting defensemen since the summer and I wouldn't count on general manager Ken Holland stopping until he gets one. They wanted Dan Boyle, but he went to the New York Rangers. Christian Ehrhoff was another one, but he went to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now it's going to have to happen...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Red Wings Are Talking Instead Of Practicing

Wings have decided to have team meetings over practice today. Cleary, Weiss, Lashoff and Gustavsson were on ice before hand working out. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) October 22, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
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Detroit Red Wings Analytics: Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey Lead D in Corsi

The Detroit Red Wings have two often criticized defenseman, Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey, and it may surprise some fans then that both players lead the team in “Corsi for %” in all five-on-five situations*. Now many fans may not have bought into the new “analytics movement” that is happening in hockey. Truth be told I have not either. One thing I do like to use the advanced...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It’s What The Wings Do

from Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail, There are times when Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland wonders whether this is it, if the trend-line for his team has finally started pointing downward. “I think about it,” he said, standing in an empty Bell Centre on Tuesday afternoon, “but I’m going to battle against it. I want to compete against it.” Gravity...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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