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CHICAGO – Let the record show that the first person to mention the Blackhawks' daunting 3-1 series deficit Friday was a player, not a know-nothing writer or a loudmouth broadcaster.
Detroit He'd faced an opponent's best shots and hadn't flinched once, pitching a playoff shutout Thursday night in front of a sold-out home crowd at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard and defenceman Jakub Kindl stop Chicago Blackhawks centre Marcus Kruger from scoring in the 3rd period during Game 4 of their NHL Western Conference semifinals playoff game in Detroit, Michigan May 23, 2013.
There's only one game on the NHL playoff schedule today, and my intrepid editor, Sean Gentille, will be there to see if the Pittsburgh Penguins finish off the Ottawa Senators .
And there it was, in a manner of speaking - one, two, three - as the Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg grabbed hold of the hockey stick of his captain counterpart, Chicago's Jonathan Toews, and simply refused to let go.
Jonathan Toews and the team react to a 2-0 loss to the Red Wings. - Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2013 The Red Wings' Daniel Cleary celebrates his goal for a 2-0 lead in the third period.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard acknowledges fans after being named the first star of Detroit's 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 4. The spotlight was on Hockeytown as the Chicago Blackhawks looked to breathe some life into their series against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
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Game 4 in Ottawa saw the Senators go down in a big way. The Penguins brought their A game and dominated the Senators from start to finish winning 7-3. After the game Senators captain Daniel Alfreddson say that Ottawa can't come back from 3-1 down against the the Pens because they have too much depth.
Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the second round series.
Many thought the Red Wings playoff streak of 21 consecutive seasons was in jeopardy as they entered this lockout shortened season.
We have now reached the point where most of the second-round series in the 2013 NHL playoffs are at the halfway point.
There are so many questions that still need answering at this point it's hard to know where to start.
Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford makes a save against Detroit's Damien Brunner, but Brunner's third line was mostly successful.