Gustav Nyquist’s power-play goal at 1:21 of overtime after the Red Wings blew a three-goal lead in the third period gave Detroit a 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks to even their playoff series Thursday night.
The Detroit Red Wings are headed to the playoffs for the 22nd straight season after Henrik Zetterberg had two goals and an assist in a 3-0 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
There is still seeding and first-round matchups to be settled in both conferences, but the three-way race at the bottom of the West is the one we’re looking at.
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
The Miami Heat’s latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs.
The Minnesota Wild were back on their home ice, with a prime opportunity to take another step toward the playoffs.
Carmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.
Stephen Curry looks to set an NBA record and help the Golden State Warriors build some momentum heading into the playoffs.
The time for experimenting is over. P.J. Carlesimo has to play his best guys for as long as they can go.
The Detroit Red Wings earned two points they desperately needed at Nashville, putting them in eighth place in the Western Conference standings.