More worrisome to most than Howard’s absence for Game 4, however, was his overall performance in the 2013-2014 season.
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.
How many pucks could you guide into the net from center ice inside the blue line? Some of these guys make it look tough.
Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night for a 2-1 playoff series lead.
The penalty has been handed down for the cheap shot issued in Game 1 of the Red Wings and Bruins game in Boston Friday night.
The Bruins find their scoring touch and answer the Wings’ first goal with a marker of their own just before the end of the second period.
Pavel Datsyuk managed to find enough space in the tight-checking game to score with 3:01 left and give the Red Wings a 1-0 win on Friday night.
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
Not only does Smith get to play in round one of the playoffs starting Friday in Boston, but he also gets to compete against his brother in the process.
Backup goalie Petr Mrazek kept the injury-riddled St. Louis Blues down heading into the playoffs with his second career shutout in a 3-0 victory for the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.