Red Wings Goalie Howard Watches the Avalanche During Warm Ups in Denver
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard watches the Colorado Avalanche during warm ups at the Pepsi Center on March 1, 2010 in Denver. Howard and the Red Wings beat the Avalanche 3-2. The NHL returns to action one day after the 2010 Winter Olympics ended in Vancouver. UPI/Gary C. Caskey
Brendan Smith netted the go-ahead goal in the second period Saturday and the Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago 4-1 to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series 1-1.
Johnny Oduya put Chicago in front 8:02 into the third period Wednesday and the Blackhawks downed Detroit 4-1 to open their conference semifinal series.
Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg notched a goal and an assist Sunday and the Red Wings advanced to the conference semifinals with a 3-2 win over Anaheim.
Henrik Zetterberg scored 1:04 into overtime Friday to lift Detroit over Anaheim 4-3 and set up a seventh and deciding game in their playoff series.
Nick Bonino's overtime goal Wednesday gave the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.
Damien Brunner's goal 15:10 into overtime Monday lifted the Detroit Red Wings over Anaheim 3-2, evening their first-round playoff series 2-2.
Ryan Getzlaff supplied a goal and an assist and Jonas Hiller posted a shutout Saturday, sending Anaheim to a 4-0 win over Detroit and a 2-1 playoff series lead.
Gustav Nyquist scored a power-play goal 1:21 into overtime Thursday, bringing Detroit a 5-4 decision over Anaheim.
Teemu Selanne scored the game-winning goal in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-1 victory in the opener of their Western Conference playoff series against Detroit Tuesday.
Henrik Zetterberg netted a pair of goals and added an assist Saturday, enabling the Detroit Red Wings to clinch a playoff spot with a 3-0 defeat of Dallas.