The first NHL game since the Olympic break was From played last night.
The Detroit Red Wings are healthy and ready to make a run at the playoffs.
That might bad news for the rest of the NHL.
Nicklas Lidstrom scored a power-play goal with 9:03 left in the third period and lifted the Red Wings past Colorado on Monday night and put themselves into the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Tomas Holmstrom had a goal and two assists, Pavel Datsyuk had two assists and Jimmy Howard made 22 saves for Detroit, which won the first NHL game since Feb. 14 when the NHL took a two-week break for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Last night was the first time Detroit won back to back games since Jan 7-8. The Red Wings are currently 29-21-12 and 8th in the Western Conference race. I think they will make the post season but exit early. Detroit is getting old and a rebuilding period will start soon.
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- Best in the West?- San Jose beats Chicago 3-2
- Detroit Red Wing Johan Franzen out with torn ACL
- Goalie Steve Mason at it again- Columbus blanks Ottawa 1-0
- All even- Chicago beats Vancouver 2-1 in overtime
- Western Conference defeats Eastern Conference, 12-9
- Pittsburgh defeats Detroit 2-1, wins Stanley Cup
- Coming apart?- Buffalo routs Phoenix 7-2
- Home New Home- Calgary beats Minnesota 5-2
- Back on track? Washington beats NY Rangers 4-0
- Eight is Enough- Edmonton beats Chicago 8-4
- Lydia Ko wins New South Wales Open
- The Comeback I- Pittsburgh Penguins beat NY Islanders 5-0
- Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman stabbed to death at age 24
- Hee Young Park wins CME Titleholders Championship
- Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke dead at 50
- Costly mistake- Blackhawks waive Rostislav Olesz
- Manager Tony La Russa announces retirement
- Puck Drop- Florida Panthers start the 2011-12 NHL season
- 13-time PGA Tour winner Dave Hill dead at 74
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