Jonas Gustavsson stopped 36 shots and the Detroit Red Wings held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Gustavsson didn’t find out until nearly game time that Detroit’s No. 1 goaltender Jimmy Howard was going to be sidelined with a catching hand injury.
Michael Stone’s goal with 4:47 left broke a tie, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Thursday night.
Who is Tomas Hertl? Well until Tuesday night, I am sure most people outside of San Jose or the Czech Republic had no clue.
Stephen Weiss scored at 3:13 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night.
Maybe the move to the Eastern Conference will not turn out so bad for the Detroit Red Wings after all.
Pavel Datsyuk and Mikael Samuelsson scored 36 seconds apart midway through the first period and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Wednesday night in the season-opener for both teams.
Enjoy the Stanley Cup-banner raising ceremony for as long as possible, Chicago.
Josh Leivo scored twice in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
Henrik Zetterberg, Daniel Alfredsson and Johan Franzen each had a goal and an assist, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Friday night in a preseason game.