Detroit Red Wings: Storylines heading into Game 4

The Detroit Red Wings take a 2-1 series deficit into Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Thursday night, and expect head coach Mike Babcock to shuffle up his lines. While Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall missed Wednesday’s skate for personal reasons (Datsyuk’s wife recently gave birth and Kronwall’s girlfriend is expected to give birth Wednesday), there were some familiar...
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Red Wings prospect news: on Anthony Mantha’s latest hat trick and Tyler Bertuzzi’s recovery

I figured that the Grand Rapids Griffins' setting up of their first-round series with the Abbotsford Heat would yield all of the Red Wings' prospect news today, but two stories popped up this afternoon: 1. Yahoo Sports' Neate Sager (via RedWingsFeed) reports that Anthony Mantha had quite the moment during last night's game between the Halifax Mooseheads and Mantha...
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Fan Throws An Octopus At Bruins Goalie Tuuka Rask (GIF)

GIF Credit: @PeteBlackburn/Twitpic So the tradition of the octopus continues. It began in 1952 with the Detroit Redwings and has lived up to its history until now. The act of throwing octopi occurs during Red Wings’ home playoff games and during Game 3, Bruins’ goalie Tuuka Rask nearly had the octopus hanging on his head. While the Star Spangled Banner was playing, a Red Wings’...
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask nearly drilled by octopus prior to Red Wings game (GIF)

As Boston Bruins goaltender Tuuka Rask stood on the ice while the national anthem was being played before he and his teammates squared off against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 of the teams’ NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series, a Red Wings fan nearly drilled him with an octopus. The chucking of an octopus […] The post Bruins goalie Tuuka Rask nearly drilled by octopus...
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Red Wings Fan Nearly Hits Tuukka Rask With Octopus Prior To Game 3 In Detroit

As is tradition in Hockeytown, Tuesday’s Game 3 of the Bruins-Red Wings series in Detroit featured several octopi being thrown on the ice during the National Anthem. The target of the octopus throwers seemed to be Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, and they nearly had a direct hit. Tuukka, clearly in the zone, didn’t seem to be fazed. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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A superb profile of Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen had a very, very solid North American pro debut, and today,'s Alan Cross profiles one of the Wings' brightest prospects (via RedWingsFeed). Pulkkinen hopes to help the Grand Rapids Griffins defend their Calder Cup championship: Teemu Pulkkinen has enjoyed a landmark rookie season in North America, to say the least...
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Alfredsson out, Andersson in for Wings in Game 3

DETROIT -- There will be one change in the Red Wings' lineup Tuesday night, when they face the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series at Joe Louis Arena. Forward Daniel Alfredsson has been scratched because of a nagging back issue, leaving the door open for Joakim Andersson, who'll replace Alfredsson. "Andersson's in today and Alfredsson'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Red Wings are upbeat, confident despite loss to Bruins

DETROIT -- If you expected the Red Wings to search for answers after their 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Sunday, you were wrong. Despite being manhandled by the Bruins, the Wings were upbeat and confident after Monday's practice at Joe Louis Arena. "I've been here nine years and we've done this nine times, and you go through it each and every year," said...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesus shows up at TD Garden for Bruins-Red Wings game, is booed (photos/video)

He has risen. To attend a Stanley Cup Playoffs game. On the perfect day to pull such a costumed cameo, a man dressed up as Jesus Christ made an appearance on Eastern Sunday at TD Garden to taken in Game 2 of the teams’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. I’m familiar with the story of Jesus […] The post Jesus shows up at TD Garden for Bruins-Red Wings game, is booed (photos...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: All even going back to Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings went into Boston on Friday and came away with a 1-0 victory, but followed that up on Easter Sunday by getting thrashed 4-1 in a game 2 defeat. Meaning the best of 7 series will be heading back west into Hockeytown all tied up at a game apiece. Here are my thoughts and reaction following the opening week of 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs for the Detroit Red Wings...
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Nose-picker perfectly executes photobomb of Red Wings coach

I am going to assume that this Bruins fan knew exactly what he was doing during the Bruins and Red Wings game 2 in Boston on Sunday. The gentleman was able to successfully pull off a very deep nose-pick while Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock was being interviewed. Well done, sir. [TBL] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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WATCH: Niklas Kronwall lays out Boston's Reilly Smith

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is known for his crushing hits, even having his hits being given the moniker “kronwalled.” On Sunday, Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith came up the ice with his head down and well, he got absolutely kronwalled. The Bruins have been controlling the play for most of the game and still hold a 2-0 lead. [@MyRegularFace] The post Red Wings’...
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Jimmy Howard is Detroit Red Wings’ X factor

Jimmy Howard was spectacular in the Red Wings’ 1-0 victory over the Bruins Thanks in part to a magnificent third-period goal by Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings were able to claim a 1-0 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With all the talk surrounding Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask heading into the series, Jimmy Howard’s game...
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Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal gives Red Wings a one-game lead over Bruins

Pavel Datsyuk, who missed 16 games with a knee injury before returning April 4, scored with 3:01 remaining to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win over the top-seeded Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The Red Wings enter Game 2, which is Sunday, with a 1-0 series lead over the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Jimmy Howard made 25 saves...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Detroit girls Angela and Stephanie (PHOTOS)

With the Red Wings barely squeaking into the playoffs, the Tigers off to a so-so start and the Pistons’ circus soon to leave town, the hottest thing going on Fox Sports Detroit are commercials featuring the Fox Sports Detroit girls. They’re Stephanie and Angela.  Model and accountant (respectively) by day and Fox Sports Detroit chick at night.  Both are Michigan State grads...
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