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DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:  Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning heads up ice with the puck in the second period while playing the Detroit Red Wings in  Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lightning Beat Red Wings, 5-2, To Force Game 7

Tyler Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another goal in the second to give the Lightning a 3-0 lead.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 21:  Head coach Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning watches from the bench during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 21, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cooper Says Tampa Bay Needs To Battle, Get Some Puck Luck To Win Game 6

The Red Wings have handled the higher level of physicality better than the Lightning, and Tampa Bay needs to match that grit to score.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 25: Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings stops a shot by Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Amalie Arena on April 25, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Mrazek Shuts Down Lightning Again, Red Wings Win Game 5

Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 series lead.

97.1 The Ticket–04/25/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 21: Riley Sheahan #15 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates after scoring a power play goal with teammate Justin Abdelkader #8 during the third period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2015 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Lightning 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Fluky Bounce Gives Red Wings Goal In Game 4 [VIDEO]

Joakim Andersson’s shot bounced routinely off Bishop and up in the air, but when Bishop tried to bat the puck away with his stick, he instead accidentally knocked it back off the crossbar.

04/23/2015

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 18: Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings watches a goal by Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 18, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Mrazek Moved On From Game 2; Teammates Say Goals Not His Fault

Mrazek does not deny that there is pressure to perform, but if it bothers him, he is not admitting it.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

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Red Wings Expect Abdelkader Back For Game 3

Detroit expects to have left wing Justin Abdelkader back from a hand injury — he hasn’t played since April 4.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 29:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings gives his players direction in the closing minutes of their game 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 Red Wings: ‘When I Look At Our Group, I Think We’ve Got More’

Babcock suggested grit, not talent, will take the Red Wings further in the playoffs.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 18: Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots on Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings as Steven Stamkos #91 looks on in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 18, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Lightning Rebound To Even Series Against Red Wings With 5-1 Win

Despite the loss, the Red Wings return home for Game 3 on Tuesday night feeling fortunate the series is tied.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to control the puck in front of David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Babcock On Red Wings Being Labeled Underdogs: ‘I’m Not Too Worried About That’

“It’s not going to be easy,” Detroit forward Darren Helm said of the upcoming series against Tampa Bay, “but that’s the fun part of it.”

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Western 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.

04/15/2015

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