Red Wings beat Wild after eight rounds of SO

Apr 5, 2015

Red Wings beat Wild after eight rounds of SO

Darren Helm didn’t expect to have the game on his stick eight rounds into a shootout. Yet it was his goal that gave Detroit a crucial extra point. Helm, Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan scored in a long shootout, and the Red Wings outlasted ...

Strong finish sparks Sharks

Mar 27, 2015

Strong finish sparks Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are trying to play their way into a playoff berth. Meanwhile, Detroit seems on the verge of falling out of one. Patrick Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the Sharks top the Red Wings 6-4 ...

Solid Lightning see off Red Wings

Mar 21, 2015

Solid Lightning see off Red Wings

The Tampa Bay Lightning came through again in the third period to defeat a potential first-round playoff opponent. Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Ben Bishop made 30 saves and the Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on ...

Red Wings clear air, rout Penguins

Mar 16, 2015

Red Wings clear air, rout Penguins

A mid-March malaise threatening to become something far more ominous, the Detroit Red Wings figured it was time to clear the air before facing Pittsburgh on Sunday. The Red Wings wouldn’t call the players-only meeting a big deal, just a necessary one. “We just ...

Zidlicky lifts Red Wings past Rangers

Mar 5, 2015

Zidlicky lifts Red Wings past Rangers

Marek Zidlicky made the best possible first impression on the Detroit Red Wings. His power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted his new team to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being acquired ...

Ducks battle past Wings

Feb 24, 2015

Ducks battle past Wings

Until a third-period scoring burst, the Anaheim Ducks had no answers for Pavel Datsyuk’s domination. Datsyuk controlled the stat sheet for the Detroit Red Wings until the Ducks’ line of Ryan Kesler, Jakob Silfverberg and Andrew Cogliano finally got Anaheim going Monday night. The ...

Red Wings defeat rivals

Feb 19, 2015

Red Wings defeat rivals

When the Detroit Red Wings got off to a slow start, Jimmy Howard kept them in the game. When it went to a shootout, Howard closed the door. Howard made 32 saves through overtime, and then denied Patrick Sharp on the final play of ...

Islanders go on road to beat Wings

Dec 20, 2014

Islanders go on road to beat Wings

Anders Lee called it a “garbage” goal. The New York Islanders will take it — along with yet another victory in Detroit. Lee knocked the puck over the goal line for a split-second in the second period, and the Islanders went on to a ...

Babcock gets 500th victory

Dec 7, 2014

Babcock gets 500th victory

The Detroit Red Wings’ come-from-behind effort lifted coach Mike Babcock to a new career milestone. Darren Helm and the Red Wings rallied Saturday night to top the New York Rangers 3-2 and secure Babcock’s 500th victory. Helm’s wrist shot past Cam Talbot broke a ...

Red Wings build four-game streak

Dec 1, 2014

Red Wings build four-game streak

The streaking Detroit Red Wings were able to laugh about a power outage at aging Joe Louis Arena. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Detroit beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Sunday for its fourth straight victory. About a third of Joe Louis Arena, including ...

Datsyuk scores twice as Red Wings beat Flyers

Nov 27, 2014

Datsyuk scores twice as Red Wings beat Flyers

The Detroit Red Wings were doing just fine without Pavel Datsyuk in the lineup, but he showed why they’d still rather him on the ice. Datsyuk scored twice in his return from an injury to lead the Red Wings to a 5-2 victory over ...

Red Wings bounce back to crush Blue Jackets

Nov 19, 2014

Red Wings bounce back to crush Blue Jackets

Detroit coach Mike Babcock was full of praise Tuesday night, a complete reversal after his team’s sluggish play in a loss to Montreal two days earlier. Jimmy Howard made 28 saves for his 19th career shutout, and Tomas Tatar and Tomas Jurco each had ...