The Detroit Red Wings, led by Captain Henrik Zetterberg, advance to the second round of the NHL Playoffs, after a thrilling 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night. Now, they move into Round 2 against an Original 6 team, and the number one seed in the playoffs - the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Detroit Red Wings are on the brink of being eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last night's overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks left them down 3-2 in the best of seven series. Detroit must win on Friday night to force a game seven.
The Detroit Red Wings have the longest active playoff streak alive in all of professional sports. With their 3-0 win Saturday night over the Dallas Stars, the Red Wings qualified for the NHL Playoffs for the 22nd consecutive year. But Just barely!
The Detroit Red Wings haven't missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs since the 1989-1990 season, but in this strike-shortened season they are at-risk of being home for them this year. Last nights 3-2 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks leaves them sitting in the 8th and final position with just eight game…
It has come down to this: win or stay home. The Detroit Red Wings must defeat their first-round playoff opponent, the Nashville Predators, tonight to remain alive in the NHL playoffs. To make it even tougher, in order to advance to Round #2, they must now win three straight from Nashville.
The window of opportunity just got a lot smaller in the Red Wings quest for a 12th Stanley Cup. The 3-1 loss at home last night to the Nashville Predators left them down three games to one in the best of seven playoffs. A loss Friday night in Nashville would end their season.
What could have been a great hockey game between the Red Wings and the Nashville Predators turned into a series of trips to the penalty box last night. In all, there were 17 penalties called as the Commissioner of the NHL looked on. Commissioner Gary Bettman is known for his dislike of the Red Wings…