Wings 1 Win Away From Cup

Detroit beats Pittsburgh to take a 3-1 lead in the series
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 31, 2008 10:54 PM CDT
Wings 1 Win Away From Cup
Detroit Red Wings' Jiri Hudler, center, celebrates with teammates Niklas Kronwall, (55) and Brad Stuart (23) after his game-winning goal.    (AP)

Detroit is just one game away from yet another meeting with Lord Stanley. The Red Wings beat Pittsburgh 2-1 tonight to take a 3-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. Jiri Hudler broke a 1-1 tie early in the third, and goalie Chris Osgood turned in one of his best games of the playoffs, the Detroit Free Press reports. Nicklas Lidstrom scored Detroit's other goal, while Marion Hossa got Pittsburgh's. Game 5 is Monday night in Detroit. (More Stanley Cup stories.)

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