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Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings ... (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nyquist’s Goal Gives Red Wings 3-2 Win Over Wild

Gustav Nyquist’s third-period goal gave the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Wild, their fourth in the last five games.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 18:  Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal against the Dallas Stars during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 18, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby Not Taking Red Wings Lightly Despite Absence Of Datsyuk, Zetterberg

Even the “Grand Rapids Red Wings” version of Detroit’s NHL team has the respect of Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2014

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 16: Joanthan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots the puck around Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on March 16, 2014  in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jonathan Ericsson Out 4-6 Weeks; Red Wings Call Up Adam Almquist

Almquist had scored 45 points for the Griffins, the second-highest total on the team and the third-highest in the league among defensemen.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2014

MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 26:  Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings skates with the puck while being defended by Alexei Emelin #74 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on February 26, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  The Red Wings defeated the Canadiens 2-1 in overtime.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Darren Helm On Injuries: ‘I Really Can’t Explain What’s Happening To This Team’

Babcock and players say they have never seen an injury situation worse than what has beset the Red Wings.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2014

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 14:  General manager Ken Holland of the Detroit Red Wings accepts the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for Player who Displays Gentlemanly Conduct for Pavel Datsyuk (not pictured) onstage during the 2007 NHL Awards Show at the Elgin Theatre on June 14, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

NHL GMs Mull Tweaks To Rules At Meeting

NHL general managers may be nearing recommendations on rule changes but believe there is little need for significant action.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ceremony To Retire Lidstrom’s No. 5 Celebrates More Than Just No. 5

Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Red Wings Hope To Keep Momentum Without Several Key Players

Certainly, the situation spells trouble – or at least an uphill climb – for Detroit, but head coach Mike Babcock refuses to dwell on the injury issues.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2014

DETROIT,MI - OCTOBER 12:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings defends in a game against the Colorado Avalanche on October 12,2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 5-4 in a shoot-out. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Babcock, Kronwall Reflect On Lidstrom’s Impact In 20 Years With Red Wings

Before the puck drops at the old-school Joe Louis Arena each night, as the national anthem plays, Mike Babcock gazes up toward the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 26: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for puck control with Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers during the first periof of the game at Joe Louis Arena on October 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Red Wings Start Second Half Of Season With Back-To-Back Games In Canada

After 17 days with no NHL games, the Red Wings get back into the swing of the season quickly with games Wednesday and Thursday against the Canadiens and Senators.

CBS Detroit–02/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 06: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings goes for the puck in overtime and takes the stick of Matt Beleskey #39 of the Anaheim Ducks with him in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 3-2 in overtime to tie the series 2-2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Zetterberg Undergoes Back Surgery, Could Miss Eight Weeks

In pursuit of their 23rd consecutive playoff berth, the Detroit Red Wings might not get any help from Swedish star Henrik Zetterberg the rest of the way.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2014

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