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April 12, 2018 - 9:27 am
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The sluggish opening three months. The so-so finish. The only occasional attention to detail on defense. None of it matters anymore. The playoffs are here. The champs are, too. Sidney Crosby and the Penguins provided proof in Pittsburgh's 7-0...
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Mar 31, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) celebrates after scoring a goal during the second period against the Ottawa Senators at Little Caesars Arena.
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Will Burchfield
April 11, 2018 - 4:09 pm
If a new era is on the horizon, Larkin is its dawn.
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April 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer Sidney Crosby saw Jakub Voracek's glove on the ice and wasn't going to let his opponent pick it up easily. Crosby pushed the glove away with his stick and reignited a melee in a good, old-fashioned Pittsburgh-Philadelphia playoff game that featured three fights,...
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Feb 12, 2017; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill looks on during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
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Will Burchfield
April 11, 2018 - 9:08 am
Midway through this season, Mantha sought answers.
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Feb 15, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40) and defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) display a patch on their sweaters for owner Mike Ilitch in the third period against the St. Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena.
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Will Burchfield
April 10, 2018 - 6:02 pm
"I’m really hoping to be able to play playoff hockey here," Zetterberg said.
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Jan 20, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill looks on during the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Little Caesars Arena.
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Will Burchfield
April 10, 2018 - 3:47 pm
There were two main factors in Holland's decision.
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June 23, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Michael Rasmussen poses for photos after being selected as the number nine overall pick to the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center.
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Will Burchfield
April 09, 2018 - 12:51 pm
They are guaranteed to pick within the top eight.
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April 08, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Billeting families are a large part of junior hockey, with players spending years with host families.
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Mar 29, 2016; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg (40) and Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin (71) take a breather during the third period against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.
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Will Burchfield
April 07, 2018 - 11:47 pm
The Red Wings have won four Stanley Cups under Holland's watch, but they've only won one playoff series since 2011. https://971theticket.radio.com/articles/amid-report-hell-return-blashill-sounds-secure-future-red-wings
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April 07, 2018 - 10:12 pm
DETROIT (AP/97.1 The Ticket) — John Tavares scored 3:16 into overtime as the New York Islanders rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in the season finale on Saturday night. Tavares, set to be a free agent in the offseason, snapped a wrist shot past Red Wings goalie Jared Coreau on...
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