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POSTED ON Saturday, 05.04.2013 / 10:30 AM

After a thrilling 5-4 overtime victory in Anaheim in Game 2, the Wings flew back to Detroit with home-ice advantage in what quickly became a best-of-five series. Tonight, they'll look to take a 2-1 series lead when they play host to the Ducks at Joe Louis Arena.

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 game on NBC Sports Network or Fox Sports Detroit, or TSN/RDS2 for our Canadian viewers, or tune in on 97.1 The Ticket.

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POSTED ON Friday, 05.03.2013 / 2:15 AM


Johan Franzen scores in front
Johan Franzen chips away in front of the net, eventually capitalizing once the puck becomes loose.


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POSTED ON Friday, 05.03.2013 / 2:00 AM



After almost blowing a 4-1 third period lead, the Wings came back and battled in overtime to win the game 5-4 after Gustav Nyquist's game-winning heroics!

Thanks for tuning into our Game Day Blog… Tune In on Saturday when we host the Ducks at The Joe!


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POSTED ON Friday, 05.03.2013 / 1:30 AM


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

1. Gustav Nyquist (GWG)

2. Bobby Ryan (1 Goal, 1 Assist)

3. Kyle Palmieri (1 Goal, 1 Assist)

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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 9:05 PM

Comerica Bank Game Day Preview - Anaheim
Detroit Red Wings vs. Anaheim Ducks

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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 9:00 PM


Darren Helm
Drew Miller
Jordin Tootoo
Mikael Samuelsson
Helm
(Back)
Miller
(Hand)
Tootoo
(Healthy Scratch)
Samuelsson
(Healthy Scratch)
Ian White
Carlo Colaiacovo
Brian Lashoff
 
White
(Healthy Scratch)
Colaiacovo
(Healthy Scratch)
Lashoff
(Healthy Scratch)
 

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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 8:30 PM
Henrik Zetterberg
Pavel Datsyuk
Justin Abdelkader
Johan Franzen
Valtteri Filppula
Daniel Cleary
Gustav Nyquist
Joakim Andersson
Damien Brunner
Patrick Eaves
Cory Emmerton
Todd Bertuzzi
Niklas Kronwall
Jonathan Ericsson
 
Kyle Quincey
Brendan Smith
 
Danny DeKeyser
Jakub Kindl
 
Jimmy Howard
   

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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 5:45 PM

Bertuzzi

Todd Bertuzzi will make his return to the lineup tonight.


Jordin Tootoo will be a healthy scratch.

Tootoo
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Bertuzzi
Bert will start on the fourth line alongside
Cory Emmerton and Patrick Eaves.

Mikael Samuelsson may return to the lineup, but
only if someone else can't go tonight due to injury.

Samuelsson

Babcock

Mike Babcock will go with the same six
defensemen that he went with in Game 1.


Jimmy Howard will make his 17th consecutive start tonight.

Howard

Hiller

Jonas Hiller will be between the pipes for Anaheim again tonight.


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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 1:30 PM


Get the Lead
- It's too difficult and taxing to play from behind, especially in the playoffs. Start early and get going in the offensive zone from puck drop.

Shoot the Puck - Simply put, you can't score if you don't put the puck on net. Detroit needs to generate more offense, which means getting more than 22 shots on goal. Shoot the puck, get rebounds, cycle well and get to the front of the net.

Get the Puck Out of the Defensive Zone - During the team's four game win streak, the defense got the puck to the forwards and sent them on their way. This is key to generating offense and spending less time in the defensive zone.


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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2013 / 1:00 PM





On May 2, 1952


Gordie Howe wins the Hart Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player. It was his first career MVP award.



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