Latest 2005–06 Detroit Red Wings season Stories
Jonathan Ericsson and Niklas Kronwall scored 48 seconds apart in the second period Thursday, lifting Detroit to a playoff-opening 4-1 win over Columbus. The Red Wings, trying to become the first back-to-back Stanley Cup winner since they did it 11 years ago, spoiled the first playoff game in the history of the Blue Jackets. After a scoreless first period, the teams traded goals in the span of a minute midway through the second.
Jason Arnott's shootout goal gave the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over Detroit Thursday that kept the Predators' playoff hopes alive. A goal by Nashville's Joel Ward with 59.3 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime and the eventual shootout. The victory lifted the Predators into a tie with St.
Chris Osgood made 22 saves Tuesday, posting his first shutout this season and 48th of his NHL career in a 5-0 Detroit whitewash of St.
Chris Osgood, playing for the first time in two weeks, made 30 saves Friday night to help the Detroit Red Wings fight off Los Angeles 2-1. Osgood, who recorded a 14-4 playoff record last season while leading Detroit to its 11th Stanley Cup title, was given some time off by the coaching staff after losing his form.
Rookie Steve Mason returned from an illness and made 32 saves Friday, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory over Detroit. The 20-year-old Mason, who has recorded a league-leading seven shutouts in his first NHL season, was diagnosed with mononucleosis Jan.
Marian Hossa scored two goals in regulation and the game-winner in a shootout Monday, delivering Detroit a 4-3 victory over St. Louis. Hossa was the third shootout shooter for Detroit and he drove the puck into the top right corner of the net. David Perron had the last chance for St.
Rick Nash's score with 1:33 remaining in overtime completed a hat track Tuesday that gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over Detroit. Nash also had a power-play goal and shorthanded a goal in regulation. The Columbus captain posted his third career hat trick and first of the season.
Pavel Datsyuk scored two goals and assisted on a third Tuesday to power the Detroit Red Wings past the St.
Jiri Hudler scored the decisive goal in the shootout Saturday night and the Detroit Red Wings beat Phoenix 5-4. Pavel Datsyuk started the shootout for Detroit, but Ilya Bryzgalov turned his shot away.
Daniel Cleary scored the third of three Detroit goals in the first 6:08 of the third period Thursday and the Red Wings fought off Vancouver 6-5. Cleary's second goal of the game gave Detroit a 6-3 lead, but the Red Wings still had to sweat out a win. Chris Osgood allowed five goals on 25 shots, including late tallies by Henrik Sedin and Alexandre Burrows that brought the Canucks within one. Burrows scored with 1:25 to play, but Osgood finally shut the door to bring the Red Wings their third...
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