“We need more Mules,” Holland said. “We need more players that can score 20 goals.”
More worrisome to most than Howard’s absence for Game 4, however, was his overall performance in the 2013-2014 season.
“There’s a question if there’s dead tissue in there,” Holland continued.
This time Nick Bonino and the Anaheim Ducks took care of business in Game 6.
The Washington Capitals have fired coach Adam Oates and will not renew the contract of general manager George McPhee after failing to make the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007.
The Detroit Red Wings need for their young players to be exceptions to the rule that it takes time to adjust to the pace of playoff hockey.
Johan Franzen will not talk to the media about his postseason struggles, and head coach Mike Babcock does not understand why.
Niklas Kronwall On Mindset As Red Wings Head Back To Boston On Brink Of Elimination: ‘We Got Nothing To Lose’
Star forward Henrik Zetterberg returned to the lineup, Jonas Gustavsson served competently in goal as a last-minute fill-in, the Detroit Red Wings led 2-0 after the first period, and the Boston Bruins still prevailed.
Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg made his return from back surgery sooner than expected.
The coach agreed that the team’s lack of experience might have played into the game.