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
Tuesday, April 21 G3: Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings(NBCSN 7 pm) John Forslund, Andy Bickley G4: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders (USA 7:30 pm) Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire G4: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks...Show More Summary
Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader was helpless, unable to play. “It’s more nerve-racking than playing,” (...)
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.
The Red Wings were lucky to escape Tampa Bay with the series at one game apiece. How will they fare at home? The Detroit Red Wings got their playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning started off on the right foot on Thursday, winning in Tampa Bay and going up 1-0 on the series. Show More Summary
The Detroit Red Wings leave Tampa with a split, but head coach Mike Babcock’s decisions on going back to goaltender Petr Mrazek for Game 3 may create a divide among the fanbase, if not the organization. Mrazek was the Red Wings’ hero...Show More Summary
There was no suspense in Game 2. The Tampa Bay Lightning played well enough to win in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings, but came away with a 1-0 deficit after losing 3-2 to Detroit. The Lightning made sure...Show More Summary
The Detroit Red Wings drew first blood in their best-of-seven series against the favored Tampa Bay Lightning with a 3-2 win Wednesday night, and we'll bring you live coverage Saturday of the crucial second game of their Eastern Conference...Show More Summary