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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 10:45 PM ET



(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Thanks for tuning in today...Our next game's Tuesday, March 25, when we head to Columbus!

A look ahead:
Mar. 25 @ Columbus
Mar. 27 vs. Montreal
Mar. 29 @ Toronto

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 10:35 PM ET

Nyquist fakes a shot and scores on breakaway
Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist fakes a shot on a breakaway and then beats Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov for his second goal of the night.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 10:25 PM ET


Stars of the Game powered by Ram Trucks are...

1. Matt Moulson (1 Goal, 1 Assist)

2. Gustav Nyquist (2 Goals)

3. Jimmy Howard (21 SV)

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 10:15 PM ET

(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)


The Wings earned one big point tonight, but fell to the Wild in overtime, 4-3.

Thanks for tuning in to our Game Day Blog...tune in Tuesday when we head to Columbus!

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 6:30 PM ET


Justin Abdelkader
Justin Abdelkader
Joakim Andersson
Joakim Andersson
Daniel Cleary
Daniel Cleary

Abdelkader
(Leg)

Andersson
(Foot)

Cleary
(Knee)

Pavel Datsyuk
Pavel Datsyuk
Jonathan Ericsson
Jonathan Ericsson
Tomas Jurco
Tomas Jurco

Datsyuk
(Knee)

Ericsson

(Finger)

Jurco
(Ribs)

Stephen Weiss
Stephen Weiss
Henrik Zetterberg
 Henrik Zetterberg

Weiss
(Groin)

Zetterberg
(Back)



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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 5:30 PM ET



Johan Franzen
Johan Franzen
David Legwand
David Legwand
Daniel Alfredsson
Daniel Alfredsson
Tomas Tatar
Tomas Tatar
Riley Sheahan
Riley Sheahan
Gustav Nyquist
Gustav Nyquist
Drew Miller
Drew Miller
Luke Glendening
Luke Glendening
Todd Bertuzzi
Todd Bertuzzi
Cory Emmerton
Cory Emmerton
Darren Helm
Darren Helm
Landon Ferraro
Landon Ferraro
Niklas Kronwall
Niklas Kronwall
Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith
 
Kyle Quincey
Kyle Quincey
Danny DeKeyser
Danny DeKeyser
 
Brian Lashoff
Brian Lashoff
Jakub Kindl
Jakub Kindl
 
Jimmy Howard
Jimmy Howard
   

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 4:00 PM ET



(Photo by Dan Mannes/Detroit Red Wings)


Gustav Nyquist continues to be red hot. He scored his fifth game-winning goal yesterday, and now has a team-high 21 goals on the year.

He's Detroit's 'Hot Wing' by Buffalo Wild Wings!

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 1:00 PM ET

Build on Yesterday's Win - Play within the system and keep playing a structured game.

Start Strong - Minnesota will be ready to go, especially after yesterday's loss. Match their intensity.

Solid Goalkeeping - The goaltending has been outstanding lately, and will have to be again today. Whoever is in net will need to make key saves at critical moments in the game.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 12:30 PM ET

(Detroit Red Wings Archive)



On March 23, 1956


Legend Ted Lindsay, who received a death-threat from Maple Leafs' fans earlier in the day, scored the game-winner to lift the Red Wings to a 5-4 overtime victory in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup semifinals in Toronto.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.23.2014 / 12:00 PM ET

(Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/Getty Images)

The Red Wings and Wild will play the second half of a home-and-home series at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit, which climbed into the Eastern Conference's second wild-card spot for the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the victory Saturday, will be trying to extend its winning streak to four games.

The win at Minnesota gave another boost to the Red Wings as they try to make the playoffs for the 23rd consecutive season. But coach Mike Babcock said the victory meant nothing once the his team reached the airport for the flight home and that the Red Wings have to wipe the slate clean if they hope to sweep the Wild this weekend.

"This will be over for them in about three minutes and for us as soon as we get on the plane and get home," Babcock said. "We have big points on the line [Sunday]."

Welcome to the Detroit Red Wings Game Day Blog, where you can get behind-the-scenes information, thoughts from players and staff, and up-to-date news on anything and everything Red Wings on game day.

You can watch tonight's 7:30 PM matchup on NBCSN, or listen in with Ken Kal and Paul Woods on 97.1 The Ticket or AM 1270.

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SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
P. Datsyuk 66 16 33 7 49
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80