After relentlessly pushing toward the goal of making the playoffs and finally achieving that goal Wednesday, the Detroit Red Wings followed up that success with a 2-1 loss Friday to the Carolina Hurricanes
Cam Ward had 28 saves, and the Carolina Hurricanes ended a quarter-century of regular-season futility in Detroit, beating the Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night.
Stephen Weiss scored at 3:13 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night.
Nicklas Lidstrom’s return turned the Detroit Red Wings into winners again.
Cam Ward made 42 saves for his second shutout in a month, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 on Wednesday to remain alive for a playoff spot.
The Detroit Red Wings wrapped up yet another Central Division title the last time they took the ice, meaning the only remaining mystery is if they’ll wind up as the Western Conference’s second or third seed.