The Detroit Red Wings regularly were Stanley Cup contenders not long ago.
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.
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.
Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg made his return from back surgery sooner than expected.
The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production.
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The coach agreed that the team’s lack of experience might have played into the game.
Through the first two games of their series against the Boston Bruins, the Detroit Red Wings have failed to convert on any of their six power play opportunities.