The Lightning jumped out early and finished strong to force a deciding game. Facing elimination, the Tampa Bay Lightning were tasked with winning on the road in Detroit if they wanted to keep their season alive. Early on, it didn't seem like much of a challenge as the Lightning jumped out to a quick lead. Show More Summary
With the home crowd at Joe Louis Arena behind them, the Detroit Red Wings will look to finish off the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series at 7 p.m. ET. Detroit earned a vital road win in Game 5, as it shut down the Lightning 4-0 at Amalie Arena. Show More Summary
The first round of the NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs could come to an end Monday night when the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals meet in the seventh game of their series, while the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will...Show More Summary
Needing only one more win to see them advance to the next round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings will have a chance to do it at home as they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Joe Louis Arena. The match is scheduled on April 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
Tampa Bay needs to win in Detroit to avoid elimination. The Tampa Bay Lighting, picked by many to advance far in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs, are one loss away from becoming a massive disappointment. Shutout by the Detroit Red Wings...Show More Summary
There is nothing like the thrill of an elimination game, and on Monday, three teams will be fighting to stay alive. The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders are set to square off in Game 7, and the Detroit Red Wings can eliminate...Show More Summary
There's no substitute for what the Detroit Red Wings stars have in spades—playoff experience. The Red Wings' new starting goaltender may be a rookie, but it’s the overall experience of the team that has made the playoffs an incredible...Show More Summary
Detroit took a series lead on the back of Petr Mrazek's stellar performance. The Detroit Red Wings did what they do best in Game 5, stifling the Tampa Bay Lightning offense en route to a 4-0 win and a 3-2 series lead. The series nowShow More Summary
With the winner getting a big advantage in the series, the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
Returning to the friendly confines of Amalie Arena, the Tampa Bay Lightning will look to take the lead for the first time in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. The best teamShow More Summary
Tyler Johnson scored his second goal of the game 2:25 into overtime to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a shocking 3-2 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings. The Lightning tied the series at 2-2, and the fifth game will be played...Show More Summary
Detroit seeks to move on from Game 4's disappointment. Game 5 between the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will ultimately hinge on whether Detroit can put the past behind them. Detroit held a two-goal lead late in Game 4 on...Show More Summary
The Detroit Red Wings octopus tradition, sometimes called the “Legend of the Octopus,” began in 1952. Back then, with only six teams in the NHL, you only needed to win two best-of-seven playoff series to hoist the Stanley Cup. When a couple of Detroit fishmongers threw an octopus on the ice before the first game […]
The roots of the hurling of octopi at Detroit Red Wings playoff games go back to the 1950s. It began as a symbolic offering to ensure a bountiful harvest season for the octopus farmers of Detroit—or as an eight-tentacle salute to the eight postseason wins once required to win the Stanley Cup. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Lightning will find themselves in a crucial position when they take the ice at the Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings for Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night. The Lightning trail in the...Show More Summary
Hoping to get a big 3-1 series lead, the Detroit Red Wings host the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Joe Louis Arena in the Eastern Conference playoffs in the NHL.
Just as in the Detroit Red Wings’ first win in their series against Tampa Bay, the stars of Game 3 were Pavel Datsyuk and Petr Mrazek. Datsyuk scored the first goal of the game, and Mrazek did the rest, turning aside all 22 shots he faced in a 3-0 win. Show More Summary
Tuesday's four-game schedule for NHL playoff games is highlighted by three Games 4 and one Game 3, the latter in Detroit, where the Lightning and Red Wings shift their 1-1 series. The Detroit Red Wings got their playoff series against...Show More Summary
The first-round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Detroit Red Wings shifts to Detroit on Tuesday night, when the two teams meet at Joe Louis Arena at 7 p.m. ET. Detroit stole a win on the road in Game 1 by way of a 3-2 victory,...Show More Summary
With the series tied at 1-1, the scene shifts to the Joe Louis Arena where the Detroit Red Wings host the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the NHL Eastern Conference playoffs.