Valtteri Filppula

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Wings End Four-Game Skid

Hasek, Detroit best Buffalo, 4-2

(Newser) - Detroit put an end to their four-game losing streak tonight with a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 4-2. Dominik Hasek got the start and the win in goal for the Red Wings, only his second appearance since returning from a hip injury that sidelined him for nearly three weeks. The... More »

Wings Tap Soaring Rally, Crashing Defeat

Three 3rd-period goals wasted as Oilers prevail 4-3 after shootout

(Newser) - The Red Wings' downward spiral almost looked as though it had reversed itself last night, when the team managed three unanswered third-period goals to take the lead over the Oilers. But Edmonton's tying goal with 29 seconds left, followed by a scoreless overtime period, put the advantage squarely with the... More »

Filppula's Double Take Leads Wings Past Avalanche

Penguins win in OT, Wild overcome Coyotes

(Newser) - For the second straight night, Valtteri Filppula netted two goals, leading Detroit to a 4-2 victory over Colorado, the AP reports. The game put an end to an Avalanche home hot streak, and earned the Red Wings their 13th victory in the past 15 contests. Jiri Hudler and Mikael Samuelsson... More »

Wings Win Is Seventh Straight

Detroit takes sixth of last seven against Nashville in atypically low-scoring affair

(Newser) - Over their past five games, Detroit had a 4.2-goal average, but it was defense that won them their seventh consecutive game—and at run-and-gun Nashville, to boot. Valtteri Filppula's first-period penalty shot over a lunging Dan Ellis was the go-ahead score in the 2-1 affair. More »

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