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Loyalty Is the Wind Beneath These Wings

Detroit's Stanley Cup didn't simply come from mining European talent

(Newser) - Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom and Finals MVP Henrik Zetterberg both learned their hockey skills in Sweden, but it's not Detroit's strategy of drawing European talent that secured them this year's Stanley Cup. The team's success, writes Scot Burnside for ESPN, is due to management's willingness to gamble on older... More »

Pens Stay Alive in Triple OT Win

Detroit misses chance to win Stanley Cup at home

(Newser) - The Detroit Red Wings' road to the Stanley Cup has another stop to make. Against all odds, the Pittsburgh Penguins stayed alive in the Stanley Cup finals with a 4-3 victory in Game 5 that ended on Petr Sykora's goal 9:57 into the third overtime last night. More »

Wings Bring Familiar Fury to Stanley Cup Ice

Overlooked Detroit stars have eclipsed young Pens all series

(Newser) - If the Red Wings are marching inexorably toward possession of another Stanley Cup, it's thanks in large part to their remarkable composure, writes Bob Wojnowski for the Detroit News. Henrik Zetterberg and Co. kept their cool last night despite an early deficit and potential peril of a long 5-on-3, making... More »

Wings Skate by Waddling Penguins, 3-0

Detroit's momentum puts Pittsburgh in a 2-0 hole

(Newser) - In the second game of the Stanley Cup finals last night, the Red Wings had made eight shots and scored two goals before the Penguins attempted their first shot, and the lopsidedness continued throughout the game, writes the Detroit News. After a 3-0 loss last night, Pittsburgh has yet to... More »

Red Wings Hold Back Stars, Take 2-0 Lead

Helm, Zetterberg score first-period goals and Osgood stops Dallas

(Newser) - Darren Helm and Henrik Zetterberg scored first-period goals to help make up for the loss of Johan Franzen and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 2-1 win tonight over the Dallas Stars and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Stephane Robidas tied it at 1 midway... More »

Red Wings Win Opener

Detroit opens Western final with 4-1 drubbing of Dallas

(Newser) - Johan Franzen, Brian Rafalski and Tomas Holmstrom scored power-play goals for the Detroit Red Wings, who built a big lead in the second period and coasted to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. More »

Franzen's Hat Trick Pulls Red Wings Past Avs

Osgood makes 19 saves as Detroit grabs a 2-0 series lead

(Newser) - Johan Franzen and the Detroit Red Wings are kicking the Colorado Avalanche when they're down. Franzen scored three times to lift Detroit to a 5-1 victory today over the banged-up Avs, giving them a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal. Franzen redirected a shot early in the game, scored... More »

Franzen Lifts Wings Past Predators

Osgood shows coach's decision to switch goalies is OK

(Newser) - Johan Franzen scored 1:48 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators and a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. Valtteri Filppula, who scored Detroit's first goal, poked the puck away and Franzen ended up with it and beat Dan Ellis with... More »

Wings Come From Behind to Soar Over Stars

Sens prevail over Habs; Kovalchuk, Thrashers douse Flames

(Newser) - Detroit's offense shone in the third period, scoring three goals to beat the Stars, 5-3. Pavel Datsyuk had a big night with two goals and an assist, helping the Wings reach 100 points for the eighth straight year, tying a league record set by Montreal in 1982. Chris Osgood got... More »

Red Wings See Stars in Dallas

Detroit loses sixth straight in 1-0 shutout

(Newser) - Detroit continued a season-long streak of failure as they lost a defensive battle to Dallas, 1-0. The Red Wings have now lost six straight ,while the Stars improve to 9-2 in their last 10 games, reports the Associated Press. Marty Turco blocked two shots in the final minute of the... More »

Jackets Add to Wings Woes

Modin scores twice as Detroit falls for fifth straight time

(Newser) - The Columbus Blue Jackets made sure the Detroit Red Wings' rare fifth straight loss was painful last night. Fredrik Modin scored two goals and Rick Nash had a goal and two assists, as the Jackets won 5-1, reports the AP. Chris Osgood, starting his second straight game for the injured... More »

Kings Can't Get Past Osgood in 3-0 Detroit Win

Sharks, Blackhawks break streaks, but only San Jose is pleased

(Newser) - Chris Osgood turned around the performance that got him yanked last week as Detroit's starting goalie, this time making 27 saves in a perfect performance against the Kings. "They have a pretty good team on paper," Osgood diplomatically said of Los Angeles, but the NHL's worst team couldn't... More »

Atlanta Thrashes Red Wings

Trounce Detroit 5-1 on Hossa's hat trick

(Newser) - Atlanta handed the Red Wings their second straight loss last night, as the Thrashers romped to a 5-1 victory, the Detroit Free press reports. Marian Hossa had his seventh career hat trick for Atlanta, increasing his clout on the free agent market with the trade deadline approaching. The victory marks... More »

Red Wings, Osgood Lose Wild One, 6-5

Canadiens muzzle Bruins; Sens outlast Sabres in shootout

(Newser) - A few hours after being voted an All-Star, Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood played regrettably against Minnesota, giving up five goals in 28 shots and losing the shootout. His opposite number, Niklas Backstrom, was chased after four goals in 30 minutes, but replacement Chris Harding stabilized the Wild and turned... More »

Ovechkin, Caps Light It Up in Ottawa 8-6

Detroit clips Gretzky's Coyotes while Stars outshoot the Blues

(Newser) - Alexander Ovechkin had a career-high four goals as the improving Washington Capitals surprised Eastern Conference leading Ottawa, 8-6. The Senators, whose three-game winning streak was ended, got three goals from Mike Fisher as they tried to rally during a third period in which seven goals were scored. Ovechkin has 30... More »

Osgood, Wings Blank Blues 5-0

Detroit improves on best record in the league

(Newser) - Chris Osgood only needed to stop 20 shots to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues. The Detroit defense helped Osgood record his 45th career shutout by limiting St. Louis to just one shot during a 5-on-3 St. Louis power play in the... More »

Lightning Continue to Sputter

Detroit surges to easy 4-2 win; Tampa winless streak hits 6 for second time

(Newser) - The league's best team had no trouble against one of its worst, as Detroit coasted to a 3-0 lead en route to a 4-2 win. Tampa Bay's streak without a victory (0-5-1) hit six for the second time this season, and they were outshot an appalling 17-1 in the first... More »

Wings Sear Flames 4-1, Win 7th

Zetterberg puts on a show, scores in 19th straight

(Newser) - Henrik Zetterberg scored twice to carry the Wings to a 4-1 win over the Flames last night, the team's seventh straight victory, reports the Detroit News. The win capped off a three-game sweep of western Canada—never easy, and the Wings' first ever. Said one Flames player, "We left... More »

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