Justin Abdelkader and Erik Cole scored for Detroit, which opened a four-game road trip by losing its fourth game in the last five.
Niklas Kronwall, Teemu Pulkkinen, Justin Abdelkader and Pavel Datsyuk added goals to help Detroit send the Oilers to their fifth straight loss.
Zetterberg remains a reliable link to the team’s championship past, part of an old guard that still includes Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall as well.
“Maybe this will change the historical thinking, not only for the hockey, but for the future generations,” said Slava Fetisov
Detroit’s three-game winning streak was snapped, although the Red Wings outshot the Flames 35-24.
Hockey is a brutal sport. Usually the brutality doesn’t occur during a celebration.
Tomas Tatar broke a tie on a power play at 9:06 of the third period in the Detroit Red Wings’ 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.
Detroit center Darren Helm left the Red Wings’ game Saturday against the Nashville Predators with an upper-body injury.
Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.
M.L. Elrick and attorney Mike Rataj once had an altercation outside of the courtroom during the Kwame Kilpatrick trial. Now, their two hockey teams will meet for charity in Detroit’s Clark Park.