If it moved, the Red Wings hit it. If it bounced, they chased it. The Blackhawks kept passing and pressuring, and the Red Wings kept pressing and pressing, slamming bodies and pursuing pucks.
Goals 31 seconds apart by Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller in the second period and Pavel Datsyuk’s key tally in third period Monday propelled the Red Wings to a 3-1 victory.
Well, what do you think of the Red Wings now? Clear underdogs in consecutive series in the Stanley Cup playoffs, they took a 2-1 lead on the mighty Blackhawks on Monday, with a big 3-1 win, having already dispatched the Ducks.
This is the way Jakub Kindl envisioned it. Hours from the start of a critical game, he’s playing an important role ... As a regular.
Chicago captain Jonathan Toews insists he’s not going to be bothered by the fact that through eight playoff games, he has yet to score a goal.
They seemed like they were on the ice forever, and the Blackhawks kind of were. The Blackhawks had a power play near the start of the second period Monday, and though they didn’t score, they continued to control the puck.
After watching their Western Conference semifinals series with the Red Wings go from what appeared to be a breeze to a battle almost overnight, the Blackhawks were looking for more speed headed into Game 3 on Monday.
It was a common refrain around Joe Louis Arena on Monday as the Red Wings and Blackhawks prepared for Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals: The ice in Detroit is among the best in the league.
After crushing the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 Saturday in Game 2, the Red Wings entertain the Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena on Monday night expect a different Chicago team from the one they played Saturday afternoon.
There will be plenty of dinners to pay off in the days ahead for forward Damien Brunner. You see, Brunner's native country of Switzerland was defeated Sunday in the finals of the world championships by Sweden 5-2.
In between the hyperbolic extremes, the Wings are finding rejuvenation and balance, and a whole lot of energy. They come churning into Joe Louis Arena tonight brimming with possibilities that keep growing, and you can bet the crowd will be amped.
Viktor Stalberg will be back in the lineup after sitting out the first two games as a healthy scratch. The only question just hours before faceoff, however, was who was coming out of the lineup.
Zetterberg is traversing one of the toughest seasons a captain of the Red Wings has faced, arguably in decades.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk defeated Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul in the quarterfinals of fan voting to be featured on the cover of the EA Sports video game "NHL 14."
With four goals in the playoffs, and goals in both games in this series against Chicago, Brunner has been a key figure for the Red Wings offensively. The line ...
Keep an eye on the goaltending matchup between Jimmy Howard and Chicago's Corey Crawford. Howard was sharp in Game 2, and though certainly not peppered with ...
They found their legs. And then they used them. Again and again, shift after shift, the Red Wings did, pulling together until they’d pulled even, skating away ...
What some writers are saying about the Red Wings-Blackhawks series after two games.
Saturday’s Game 5 of the Red Wings-Blackhawks Western Conference semifinal series will begin at 8 p.m. Eastern time. The game is in Chicago and will be ...
Staffan Kronwall, 30, captained Team Sweden, which became the first team to win the world title on home ice since the Soviet Union in 1986. Vancouver's Henrik ...
Ottawa —Colin Greening wore six stitches on his left cheek, and a wide smile, after Ottawa's double overtime playoff victory against Pittsburgh.
The Red Wings had 30 shots on net and limited Chicago to 20 on Saturday. That was a reversal from Game 1 (42-21 Chicago edge), as was the fact the Red Wings ...
Singled out by most analysts and fans for a subpar Game 1, Smith scored the eventual winning goal Saturday in the 4-1 victory over the Blackhawks that evened ...
Game 2 made it clear the Blackhawks do not walk on water. It also proved the Red Wings still can skate like mad on it, frozen. It is far easier for coaches and ...
Henrik Zetterberg assisted on two goals, including the winner when he raced past the Blackhawks defense and fed Brendan Smith late in the second period. ...
For a team that had the league’s best regular-season record and that’s been equally dominant in the playoffs, Saturday’s 4-1 loss wasn’t appealing. The ...
Logan Couture scored a power-play goal 1:29 into overtime to help the San Jose Sharks bounce back from two losses in Los Angeles. Game 4 is Tuesday night in ...
Oh, the Red Wings are outmanned, and it was evident in Wednesday night’s 4-1 loss. But after practicing at Joe Louis Arena on Friday before hopping on the ...
Working in wide-open swaths of ice left by Ottawa’s tentative defense, the Pittsburgh superstar needed just over one period to complete his second playoff hat ...
So far in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, third periods are not the Red Wings’ best phase. The Blackhawks and Ducks have outscored them, 15-5. But how much does ...
Western Conference Semifinals schedule
Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Game 1: Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 1
Game 2: Red Wings 4, Blackhawks 1
Game 3: Red Wings 3, Blackhawks 1
Game 4: 8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Detroit, NBCSN, CBC
Game 5: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Chicago, NBC, CBC
Game 6: Monday, May 27, at Detroit, time and TV TBA*
Game 7: Wednesday, May 29, at Chicago, time and TV TBA*
* If necessary
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