Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard made a big save on Sergei Kostitsyn’s drive from the left circle, then on his rebound attempt with just over eight minutes left in the opening period. Nashville is now on the power play after a penalty on Jonathan Ericsson with 8:05 left.
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The Red Wings had a couple of good scoring chances in the opening seven minutes. Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne, the MVP of the series so far, made a save on Henrik Zetterberg’s wrist shot from between the circles 4 1-2 minutes into the game, then Predators defenseman Roman Josi did a great job of knocking … Continue Reading →
It didn’t take long for the first penalty to be called in Game 5 Friday night … 15 seconds in fact. Dan Cleary was called for a penalty 15 seconds into the game, but Nashville’s power play was quickly erased when Mike Fisher was sent to the penalty box just 16 seconds later. The teams … Continue Reading →
The Red Wings are a half an hour away from the start of Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference opening-round series with the Nashville Predators. Simply put, it’s win or go home for the summer for the Wings who are down 3-1 in the series. Wings’ fans are hoping for one more chance to … Continue Reading →
Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said he expected a long series that included overtime games prior to his team’s Western Conference opening-round series with the Nashville Predators. Well, Red Wings’ fans are hoping Holland is right. And, they wouldn’t mind watching the Wings play late into the night if it means winning an overtime … Continue Reading →