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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.09.2014 / 9:30 AM

On March 9, 1952

Sid Abel scores the final goal of his Red Wings career, as Detroit defeats Toronto 6-2. Gordie Howe assisted on the goal.

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POSTED ON Sunday, 03.09.2014 / 9:00 AM

(Photo by Dan Mannes/Detroit Red Wings)


Despite playing without forwards Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit is 3-1-1 since the NHL season resumed following the 2014 Sochi Olympics. That run was punctuated Friday when the Red Wings scored a season-high in a 7-4 win against the New Jersey Devils at Joe Louis Arena.

That game was a showcase for the new line of Gustav Nyquist, Johan Franzen and David Legwand, who was acquired at the NHL Trade Deadline from the Nashville Predators. The trio showed remarkable chemistry against New Jersey, combining for four goals and 11 points. The hope now is that this top line can fill the offensive vacuum left by the losses of Datsyuk and Zetterberg, neither of whom is close to returning.

"They're world-class players," said Legwand. "Obviously, Gus is speed and skill and Mule [Franzen] is a big body that can skate. He's deadly from the top of the circles in, and he's a big body that loves to go to the net."

Today, the Wings will go for another W in a matinee matchup with the Rangers.

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 today's 12:30 PM matchup on NBC, or listen in with Ken Kal and Paul Woods on 97.1 The Ticket.

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 11:25 PM






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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 10:45 PM



(Photo by Scott Levy/Getty Images)
Thanks for tuning in tonight...Our next game's Sunday, March 9, when we head to New York!

A look ahead:
Mar. 9 @ New York Rangers
Mar. 11 @ Columbus
Mar. 14 vs. Edmonton

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 10:35 PM

Legwand scores his first Red Wings goal
Detroit Red Wings forward David Legwand knocks in a rebound behind New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider for his first goal as a Red Wing.

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 10:25 PM


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

1. David Legwand (1 Goal, 2 Assists)

2. Johan Franzen (2 Goals, 2 Assists)

3. Gustav Nyquist (1 Goal, 3 Assists)

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 10:15 PM

(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)



Mule scored twice, and Nyquist, Legwand, Smith, Quincey, and Miller all chipped one in as the Red Wings‬ beat the Devils, 7-4!

Thanks for tuning in to our GameDay Blog...tune in Sunday when we head to New York!

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 6:30 PM


Daniel Cleary
Daniel Cleary
Pavel Datsyuk
Pavel Datsyuk
Darren Helm
Darren Helm

Cleary
(Knee)

Datsyuk
(Knee)
Helm
(Upper-Body Injury)
Brian Lashoff
Brian Lashoff
Stephen Weiss
Stephen Weiss
Henrik Zetterberg
Henrik Zetterberg

Lashoff
(Healthy Scratch)

Weiss
(Groin)
Zetterberg
(Back)

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 5:30 PM



Gustav Nyquist
Gustav Nyquist
David Legwand
David Legwand
Johan Franzen
Johan Franzen
Tomas Tatar
Tomas Tatar
Riley Sheahan
Riley Sheahan
Tomas Jurco
Tomas Jurco
Justin Abdelkader
Justin Abdelkader
Joakim Andersson
Joakim Andersson
Daniel Alfredsson
Daniel Alfredsson
Drew Miller
Drew Miller
Luke Glendening
Luke Glendening
Todd Bertuzzi
Todd Bertuzzi
Jonathan Ericsson
Jonathan Ericsson
Niklas Kronwall
Niklas Kronwall
 
Kyle Quincey
Kyle Quincey
Danny DeKeyser
Danny DeKeyser
 
Jakub Kindl
Jakub Kindl
Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith
 
Jonas Gustavsson
Jonas Gustavsson
   

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POSTED ON Friday, 03.07.2014 / 4:05 PM

Comerica Bank Game Day Preview - New Jersey
New Jersey Devils vs. Detroit Red Wings


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