Jimmy Howard made 23 saves Wednesday to bring Detroit a 3-1 win over Los Angeles that moved the Red Wings into the Western Conference's last playoff spot.
Damien Brunner led Detroit's offensive assault with two goals and a pair of assists Sunday in the Red Wings' 8-3 blitz of Vancouver.
Colin Wilson scored the only shootout goal Wednesday to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 win that extended Minnesota's losing streak to eight games.
Shea Weber scored the tying and game-winning goals with time running down in the third period Thursday, rallying Nashville to a 4-3 win over Detroit.
Jordin Tootoo returned from a suspension to notch a goal and an assist Saturday, boosting Nashville past Anaheim 3-2.
Mike Fisher finished off a Nashville comeback by scoring with 1:16 to play Thursday, boosting the Predators to a 6-5 victory over Vancouver.
Jordan Eberle and Shawn Horcoff both scored twice Tuesday to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-2 win over Nashville.
Nick Spaling notched the go-ahead goal Sunday and the Nashville Predators downed Anaheim 4-2, winning their first-round playoff series 4-games-to-2.
Jordin Tootoo and Sergei Kostitsyn scored two goals apiece Tuesday in the Nashville Predators' 6-3 win over Atlanta.
Martin Erat gave Nashville a three-goal lead in the third period Thursday and the Predators held on to defeat Colorado 3-2.