DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during the third period as Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the save during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reports: Jimmy Howard Out Two To Four Weeks With Groin Tear

Howard had been allowing an average of 2.11 goals, fourth in the league, and had been selected for the All-Star Game.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2015

DENVER, CO - APRIL 19:  Head coach Mike Yeo of the Minnesota Wild talks with Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild on the bench as they face the Colorado Avalanche in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Wild 4-2 to take a 2-0 game lead in the series.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Minnesota Wild Coach Mike Yeo Melts Down During Practice [VIDEO]

It’s always a great sight when a coach literally loses it.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2015

Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames takes a shot on Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 7, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Red Wings 3, Calgary Flames 2

Detroit is third in the Atlantic Division, one point behind Montreal.

97.1 The Ticket–01/08/2015

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2014: Notable Deaths In The World Of Sports

Cashmere Jackson, 26, former national boxing champion. She won the national light welterweight titles in 2010 and 2011 and a bronze medal in 2010 at the world boxing championships

97.1 The Ticket–12/28/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Sports Stories We Want To Remember From 2014

Here are some sports stories that helped remind us why we watch.

97.1 The Ticket–12/25/2014

Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his game-tying goal in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on April 9, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Penguins defeated the Red Wings 4-3 in a shootout.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tatar, Red Wings End 6-Game Skid, Beat Sabres

Tomas Tatar had a pair of power-play goals in the third period Tuesday night …

97.1 The Ticket–12/23/2014

SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 04: Sean Bergenheim #20 of the Florida Panthers looks on during a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at BB&T Center on December 4, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Panthers Outlast Capitals In Longest NHL Shootout [VIDEO]

Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.

97.1 The Ticket–12/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings shoots against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during there game at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Back From Injury, Abdelkader Ready To Pick Up Where He Left Off

As the Red Wings try to snap a three-game losing streak, Abdelkader returns to action after missing seven games with a shoulder injury.

CBS Detroit–12/16/2014

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Classic: Brendan Shanahan Wants Female Heckler To Shave Her Armpits [VIDEO]

Beyond his impressive talents at Left Wing, Brendan Shanahan also has a razor sharp wit.

12/05/2014

Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings. FILE PHOTO. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Quincey, Helm Lift Red Wings Over Stars 5-2

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2014

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