1. NHL Trade Deadline: Martin Brodeur Injury Shows Need for Strong Backup Goalie

    As the NHL 's April 3 trade deadline approaches, there is one position that will be forgotten about in all of the trade deadline madness. That position is the backup goaltender, one of the most important positions in hockey...

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  2. 5 Reasons to Believe the Red Wings Finally Have It Together After Rough Start

    For the Detroit Red Wings , this season has been far from a cake walk. But then again, everyone who follows the NHL and the Red Wings could have predicted that the Red Wings might ...

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  3. Detroit Red Wings: Grading the Wings' Performance for 1st Half of NHL Season

    The Detroit Red Wings are 12-10-5 after 27 games in this 48-game season. No, the Red Wings are not in the playoffs. Yes, the Red Wings are still in the playoff picture (ninth overall)...

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  4. NHL Trade Speculation: An Early Look at Names That Will Be in Play at Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline. A day in the NHL that creates more buzz over less results than the trade deadline before it. This year could be different...

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  5. Detroit Red Wings: Updated Stat Predictions for the Top 8 Red Wings Scorers

    The Detroit Red Wings have now played 26 games out of their 48-game NHL season. The halfway point has come and gone, so it is time for an updated prediction on what the final statistics will look like for the top-eight Red Wings' players...

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  6. Detroit Red Wings: Grading the Management's "In-Season" Performance for 2013

    Management has been one of the main reasons that the Detroit Red Wings have been so successful over the past two-plus decades...

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  7. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The Philadelphia Flyers host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight in a battle of Atlantic Division rivals. Both teams have exchanged power play goals tonight with Jakub Voracek scoring for Philadelphia and Chris Kunitz scoring for the Penguins...

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  8. Detroit Red Wings: Why Red Wings Must Win Next 4 Games to Make Playoffs

    The Detroit Red Wings need to win the next four games to make the playoffs. If this is surprising, then keep reading. The Red Wings are hanging on to the eighth playoff seed in the Western Conference by the skin of their collective teeth...

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  9. Grading Henrik Zetterberg's Red Wings Captaincy Early in the 2013 Season

    The Detroit Red Wings ' captaincy. A position in hockey that is defined by one's ability to lead teams through anything that arises along the way...

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  10. NHL Rivalries: One Player Each NHL Fanbase Loves to Hate

    Rivalries fuel sports. The NHL is no different. Rivalries litter the NHL landscape, making it almost impossible to watch a hockey game that lacks a rivalry of some sort...

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  11. NHL Injuries: 4 Ways to Reduce 'Preventable' Injuries Across the NHL

    In the NHL , just like in real life, injuries occur. The goal of every player, team official and league official should be to minimize these injuries...

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  12. Detroit Red Wings: What Jordin Tootoo Brings to Team Other Than Fighting

    Jordin Tootoo signed with Detroit Red Wings last summer, bringing some much-needed grit to the bottom-six forward group. But, oh, how much more there is to Tootoo's game than just grit...

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  13. Detroit Red Wings vs. Minnesota Wild: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Minnesota Wild 3, Detroit Red Wings 2. Final. Damien Brunner had a first period goal for Detroit. Brunner batted the puck out of mid-air into the goal. Pavel Datsyuk scored just 20 seconds into the second period to make it 2-0 for Detroit...

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  14. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Ways to Improve an Awful Road Power Play

    The Detroit Red Wings road power play is terrible, but just how bad is it? Try no goals on 23 chances. This puts Detroit as the only team in the NHL without a road power-play goal, and dead last percentage-wise in the NHL...

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  15. Detroit Red Wings: 4 Coaching Changes That Will Make Detroit a Cup Contender

    The Detroit Red Wings are back on track in the standings after a 3-2 win Sunday against the Los Angeles Kings ...

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  16. Detroit Red Wings Playoff Streak: 5 Reasons That the Streak Is in Jeopardy

    If the Detroit Red Wings make the playoffs this year, the Red Wings playoff streak would reach 22 seasons. Despite their 5-1 win in St...

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  17. Detroit Red Wings: 4 Encouraging Signs for the Defense This Season

    The Detroit Red Wings ' loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets the other night laid a number of failures in the team in the open. Fortunately for the Red Wings, the defense was not one of these failures...

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  18. Detroit Red Wings' 5 Keys to Keeping Their Playoff Streak Alive

    The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs for 21 straight seasons. The 1989-90 season marked the last time that the Red Wings failed to qualify for the playoffs...

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  19. Detroit Red Wings: How Badly Will the Team Miss Having Nicklas Lidstrom in 2013?

    Nicklas Lidstrom is one of the greatest defenseman to play the game. The Detroit Red Wings dominated the NHL throughout Lidstrom's career, never missing the playoffs while he played in Detroit...

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  20. Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The Chicago Blackhawks set a franchise record with their sixth straight victory to begin a season. Duncan Keith had a first-period power play goal for the Chicago Blackhawks and Johan ...

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  21. Detroit Red Wings: Predicting Stats for the Top 10 Players in 2013 Season

    It seems rather pointless to predict offensive statistics with the Detroit Red Wings having scored just five goals in three games. At that rate, the Red Wings are on pace for a mere 80 total goals in this 48-game season...

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  22. Detroit Red Wings Sign Kent Huskins: Did Ken Holland Explore All Options?

    The Detroit Red Wings announced via their Twitter that they have signed free-agent defenseman Kent Huskins to a one-year, one-way contract. But why Kent Huskins ? Why not someone...

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  23. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Changes That Must Occur to Avoid Slow Start to 2013 Season

    The Detroit Red Wings could not play any worse than they did last night, losing 6-0 in their season opener at the hands of the St. Louis Blues . Helene St...

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  24. Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Chances: 5 Reasons Red Wings Could Contend in 2013

    The Detroit Red Wings ' playoff run (and shot at a Stanley Cup) starts Saturday night in St. Louis, as the Red Wings cannot afford to waste any time with the shortened 48-game season...

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  25. Detroit Red Wings' Schedule 2013: 8 Games Fans Can't Miss This Season

    In a 48-game season, every game counts that much more, but some games should mean more than others. The Detroit Red Wings' schedule sees the team open their season on January 19 on the road against the St...

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