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Wings Blank Pens for First Win of Season The Detroit Red Wings picked up their first win of the 2006-07 season Saturday night, shutting out the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2-0 victory. The Red Wings allowed only 13 shots on Dominink Hasek's net, including only one Pittsburgh shot in the second period. The shutout is his eighth as a Red Wing and the 69th of his career. Link To Original Article
Yzerman Named Red Wings VP Former Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman was named vice president of the team on Monday, just fewer than three months after retiring as a player. "After retiring as the longest serving captain in NHL history and the on-ice leader of our franchise for 23 years, it is only fitting that he join our management team," Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch said in a statement. Link To Original Article
Misconduct: Shut up and let Holland do his job Red Wings general manager Ken Holland and assistant GM Jin Nill have been awarded contract extensions that run through 2011, the team announced this weekend. Already, the boo-birds are responding. Link To Original Article
Red Wings Offense Arrives in 9-2 Win over Phoenix The Detroit Red Wings scored a total of only three goals in their first two games of the season but added to that in dramatic fashion in the third, scoring nine times on the Phoenix Coyotes en route to their second-straight win. The nine goals were the most scored by the Red Wings in over ten years, since a 9-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings on February 13, 1996. Link To Original Article
Misconduct: Where the Buffaslug Roams I was surprised several times during the Red Wings game on Friday against the Buffalo Sabres. From the aesthetic side, it was my first live look at the Sabres' new "buffaslug" logo and jerseys. I still like the jerseys but that logo is an atrocity. Link To Original Article
Red Wings Kick Off Road Trip with Win The Detroit Red Wings started their four-game western road trip with a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings Monday night. The win extended their unbeaten streak against the Kings to 12 games. Detroit netminder Chris Osgood, making his first appearance of the season, made 22 saves on 23 shots to earn the victory. Link To Original Article
Power Plays Lead Ducks over Red Wings The Anaheim Ducks scored three times on ten power play chances en route to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night. The three power play goals all came in the second period. After an apparent goal by Teemu Selanne was called back for the net being off its moorings, Ryan Getzlaf scored at 8:46. Link To Original Article
Misconduct: Penalty Killed The Detroit News has a recap of last night's mess in San Jose so I'm not going to bother with it today. Link To Original Article
Misconduct: Wings' Woes Continue After the Red Wings' horrible performances on Wednesday and Thursday, I didn't even bother watching on Saturday. I had family-related stuff to attend to and that was more important. Link To Original Article
Third-period Goals Lift Red Wings over Sharks The Detroit Red Wings scored twice in the third period Wednesday night to come from behind and earn a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. Detroit's win snapped a three-game losing streak. Robert Lang scored the game-winner for the Red Wings with 8:52 remaining in the game, deflecting a shot from the point by Mathieu Schneider over the shoulder of San Jose goalie Evgeni Nabokov. Link To Original Article
mike7psu: The Backwards Atlantic Division As expected there is a Pennsylvania team atop the Atlantic Division and one at the very bottom of the division. But to everyones surprise the Flyers are the bottom dweller and the Penguins are riding high. That is just the start of the upside down Atlantic Division. Link To Original Article
Red Wings down Stars for Second-Straight Win The Detroit Red Wings' penalty killers came to life at just the right time Friday night, holding off a four-minute Dallas Stars' power play in the third period to help claim a 4-3 win. After allowing three power play goals to Dallas, the Red Wings finally clamped down defensively after rookie Tomas Kopecky went off for a double-minor after high-sticking Jaroslav Modry at 2:58 of the final frame. They kept up the effort for the rest of the game and kept the Stars off the board, holding onto their one-goal lead. Link To Original Article
Red Wings' Streak Reaches Three with Win over Blues The Detroit Red Wings extended their winning streak to three games on Saturday night, defeating former Detroit goalie Manny Legace and the St. Louis Blues, 3-2. The Red Wings got to Legace early, scoring on each of their first two shots of the game. Tomas Holmstrom beat Legace at 4:22 of the first period, rifiling a shot from the slot into the top half of the net. Link To Original Article
Red Wings Extend Streak to Four Games The Detroit Red Wings held off a late comeback by the Calgary Flames to pick up their fourth-straight win Wednesday night. Like the other three in the run, it was a one-goal win. Brett Lebda's third period goal held up as the game-winner. With 8:36 remaining in the period, Lebda carried the puck down the right wing before cutting in front of defender Andrei Zyuzin and using him as a screen, putting a shot over the glove of Calgary goalie Miikka Kiprusoff to give Detroit a 3-1 lead. Link To Original Article
Third-period Comeback Lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks The Detroit Red Wings scored twice in the third period to earn a 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday night. It was their fifth win in as many games. Henrik Zetterberg and Robert Lang were the Detroit goal-scorers. Zetterberg's goal was his first point in ten games, ending the young star's surprising drought. Link To Original Article
Re: Third-period Comeback Lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks Good to see the Wings getting things in order. Word has it Blackhacks are much improved. The two teams can't exist as contenders, too bloody. One must relent.
Re: Third-period Comeback Lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks I agree. Detroit must continue to dominate Chicago in hockey. Football is outta the question; baseball is iffy and so is basketball. The rivalry is back between the two cities with Ben going over there.
Re: Third-period Comeback Lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks What did you think of Probert going to Chi.? Trojan horsey?
Cleary Scores Twice as Red Wings Defeat Blue Jackets Checking-line forward Dan Cleary scored two goals Saturday night, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. Cleary's first goal came with 2:17 remaining in the first period, tipping a Chris Chelios shot from the point past Columbus goalie Pascal Leclaire. Link To Original Article
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