NHL Playoffs

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second period goal in front of Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Began Playoffs Amid Uncertainty Over Future

Mike Babcock is in the final year of his contract, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk aren’t getting any younger — and Detroit has not advanced past the second round of the playoffs since 2009.

04/15/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

There’s nothing quite like playoff hockey and it’s finally time to break down the field that gets the opportunity to battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

04/14/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 10: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the New York Islanders at Consol Energy Center on April 10, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images)

Crosby’s Return To Broadway Headlines NHL East Playoffs

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Marek Zidlicky #28 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates a third period goal by teammate Stephen Weiss #90 with teammates in front of Zdeno Chara #33 and Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Boston won the game 3-2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Happy To Extend Playoff Streak; Goalie Situation Still Unsettled

About 10 months ago, Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock thought the team had no chance of making the playoffs.

CBS Detroit–04/10/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers checks Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Zetterberg Not Happy With How He Has Played, Says He Is Not Living Up To His Standard

“I think any time you’re proud, you want to score, you want to help the team,” Babcock said. “His production’s still been at a high rate.”

04/07/2015

Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings tends net against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Red Wings 5-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Babcock On Howard Starting Tuesday: ‘The Ball’s In His Court’

“He won last time out, he’s our veteran guy,” Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock said. “And now Jimmy, the ball’s in his court right here.”

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings drops down to stop a shot by Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Goalie Carousel Continues For Red Wings; Team Hopes To Build On Thursday’s Game

“I think we’ll see what our group’s made of these last five games,” Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader said Friday.

CBS Detroit–04/03/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings drops down to stop a shot by Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Howard Pulled After First Period In Loss; Mrazek Will Start Saturday

The starting goaltender job of the Detroit Red Wings appears to be up for grabs.

CBS Detroit–03/27/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 03: David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins loses his helmet in a scuffle with members of the Montreal Canadiens in the third period in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 3, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NHL Playoffs: Six Potential Matchups We’re Dying To See

The hits are getting harder, the intensity is ramping up and it’s almost time for the best part of the NHL season.

03/26/2015

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

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