CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Red Wings

Pat Caputo: Wings’ Victory An Exercise In Experience

View Comments
(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Central
Shop for Red Wings Gear
Buy Red Wings Tickets

NHL Scoreboard
NHL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

The Stanley Cup playoffs and hockey clichés are made for each other.

How many times have you heard about a goalie “standing on his head” to win a postseason game?

Come on. Has anybody ever actually seen a goalie stand on his head?

Also, the playoffs are constantly referred to as “a test of will.”

The Red Wings’ victory over the Phoenix Coyotes Wednesday night did fit that particular adage. Despite falling behind, the Red Wings rallied to win Game One of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.

The reason, though, had more to do with the Red Wings having superior hockey skill compared to the Coyotes.

How many world-class players do the Coyotes have? One? Maybe.

Theoaklandpress.com for more

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,865 other followers