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  • Nyquist, Red Wings stay hot, beat Wild

    Nyquist, Red Wings stay hot, beat Wild SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- With several star players injured, the Detroit Red Wings are having to rely on youth to guide them. And so far, that plan is working just fine. On Saturday afternoon, center Gustav Nyquist'...
  • Canada is motivated heading into gold-medal game at Sochi Olympics

    Canada is motivated heading into gold-medal game at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Rugged defenseman Niklas Kronwall, captain of undefeated gold-medal finalist Sweden, plays in the NHL for the Detroit Red Wings and Coach Mike Babcock, who has guided undefeated Canada to Sunday's hockey finale. So Kronwall knows how...
  • Kings fall to Red Wings, 3-2, after bizarre goal leads to shootout

    DETROIT — Kings defenseman Drew Doughty raised his right arm automatically to indicate that a shot by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had bounced off the protective netting above the glass before it hit goaltender Jonathan Quick's back and...
  • Kings pay the price for the limits of the NHL's video replay rules

    A few days ago, Major League Baseball approved the expanded use of video replays next season. On Saturday, the limits of the NHL's current video replay rules became apparent — and painfully so for the Kings. NHL rules don't allow for video...
  • Brawl, bizarre goal are black marks against NHL

    Saturday won’t be remembered as the NHL’s finest hour. The league absorbed a one-two punch of ridicule for the line brawl that erupted two seconds into the Vancouver-Calgary game, Canucks Coach John Tortorella’s attempt to invade the...
  • NHL suspends Cody McLeod, Michael Grabner for head hits

    NHL suspends Cody McLeod, Michael Grabner for head hits
    On a busy day for the NHL’s Player Safety Department, Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding infraction against Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall last week. Brendan Shanahan, head of the department that...
  • NHL sends message on hits to head, but when will players get it?

    The NHL's Wheel of Justice got several vigorous spins Monday, all dealing with infractions that caused head injuries. Colorado forward Cody McLeod was suspended five games for a boarding incident against Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall, New York...
  • NHL playoff picks: Pens' Cup to lose

     
    The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
  • Round 2 NHL picks: Will Rangers and Pens advance?

     
    Round 1 of the 2013 NHL playoffs gave fans everything they’ve come to love about hockey’s second season: unpredictability, upsets, hard hitting and spectacular plays. Three of the series went to a Game 7 and lower seeds won five of......
  • Seabrook a fitting hero for team that was written off

    Seabrook a fitting hero for team that was written off
    As Brent Seabrook carried the puck deep into the Red Wings' zone in overtime of Game 7 on Wednesday night, strangely no Red Wings converged. "When I have that much room, I usually screw up or trip and fall,'' Seabrook said. This time, Seabrook put a...
  • Hawks aren't desperate enough

    Hawks aren't desperate enough
    Technically, Thursday's Game 4 at Detroit was not a "must-win" for the Blackhawks. Even if they lost, they'd still have a chance to win the series. However, being 3-1 would make them very uncomfortable, and thus they needed to play with a high degree of...