It was a very special start to the holiday season for some kids at Children’s Hospital in Detroit.
A dispute over historic buildings in downtown Detroit could lead to a delay in moving forward with the new Red Wings arena.
Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for his ninth win.
Retired Red Wings Hall of Famer defenseman Chris Chelios no longer laces up his skates to play for the Detroit.
Jimmy Howard made 28 saves for his 19th career shutout, and Tomas Tatar and Tomas Jurco each had a goal and an assist to lift the Red Wings past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-0 on Tuesday night.
“They really dictated the play,” Howard said. “They really skated in the first period, and we didn’t.
Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist, Tomas Tatar also scored, and Jimmy Howard made 19 saves for Detroit.
The Red Wings opened the scoring midway through the second period following a Washington turnover.
Gordie Howe is said to be out of the hospital and recovering after suffering a stroke.
Multiple reports are saying hockey legend Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke Sunday in Texas.