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Why it doesn’t matter if the Detroit Red Wings miss the playoff…

Why it doesn’t matter if the Detroit Red Wings miss the playoffs

thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Updated Feb 2, 2014
It’s probably not the easiest time to be a Red Wings fan. At this point in the season historically, the discussion in Detroit typically centers on potential first-round playoff opponents, or who GM Ken Holland might target at the trade deadline to put t…
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  • Celebrities bring big game to Super Bowl ad face-offs

    Celebrities bring big game to Super Bowl ad face-offs

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    Don't blame the Super Bowl advertisers, they didn't know that Joe Namath, who did the coin toss, was going to upstage everything that followed by wearing a fur that Liberace somehow missed. Go big or go home, says Broadway Joe.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Nyquist tricks Caps, but loses; Montoya denies…

    NHL Three Stars: Nyquist tricks Caps, but loses; Montoya denies Habs

    yahoo.com Feb 2, 2014
    No. 1 Star: Gustav Nyquist, Detroit Red Wings In a game where defense was nowhere to be found, Nyquist led all scorers with his first career hat trick and an assist, but the Red Wings fell short in overtime to the Washington Capitals 6-5. Nyquist scored…
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  • Seattle reigns: Seahawks 'D' smothers Peyton Manning, Broncos i…

    Seattle reigns: Seahawks 'D' smothers Peyton Manning, Broncos in Super Bowl rout

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    Cliff Avril can laugh all the way to the bank now. Rejected by the Lions after last season and accepting a less-than-hoped-for $13 million, two-year deal from Seattle, Avril ruined Peyton Manning's coronation and helped the Seahawks to a 43-8 romp over …
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  • Bruno Mars takes Super Bowl halftime to new heights

    Bruno Mars takes Super Bowl halftime to new heights

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    Halftime was prime time for Bruno Mars on Sunday, as he proved his worth on entertainment's biggest stage.
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  • Detroit automakers put their stamp on Super Bowl

    Detroit automakers put their stamp on Super Bowl

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    Detroit's automakers once again used the Super Bowl as a stage to spotlight their newest cars and trucks.
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  • Soprano Renée Fleming delivers powerful, impressive anthem

    Soprano Renée Fleming delivers powerful, impressive anthem

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    It's safe to say a lot more people know Renée Fleming now than they did before the Super Bowl. And their introduction was quite impressive.
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  • Source:  Teammates are covering for Suh

    Source: Teammates are covering for Suh

    The battle lines have been drawn. On one side, former NFL player and current network analyst Heath Evans says teammates privately have complained that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is uncontrollable. On the other, several teammates have gone on t…
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  • Ovechkin wins game with league-leading 39th goal; Capitals top …

    Ovechkin wins game with league-leading 39th goal; Capitals top Reds Wings 6-5 in OT

    NHL.com Feb 2, 2014
    WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal on a power play 2:37 into overtime, and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-5 Sunday to earn a split of a home-and-home set and tighten up things a bit more in the bott...
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  • Terry Bradshaw off Fox's Super Bowl coverage after father's dea…

    Terry Bradshaw off Fox's Super Bowl coverage after father's death

    detnews.com Feb 2, 2014
    East Rutherford, N.J. — Fox analyst Terry Bradshaw will not appear on the network's Super Bowl coverage Sunday after the death of his father.
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  • Red Wings helpless in Pavel Datsyuk’s Olympic decision

    Red Wings helpless in Pavel Datsyuk’s Olympic decision

    yahoo.com Feb 2, 2014
    In 11 days, the Russians will open the men's Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi against Slovenia. We all know the pressure facing the players to deliver gold on home soil. And with that, there's certainly pressure for the country's biggest stars to be t…
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  • Video - Ovechkin Nets Game Winner In OT 00:52

    Ovechkin Nets Game Winner In OT

    Feb 2
    Gustav Nyquist scored a hat trick for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough as Alex Ovechkin's 39th goal of the season gave the Capitals a 6-5 overtime win.

Sports Columnists

  • Seahawks Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII with old-school style

    Feb 2
    Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
  • Seattle Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII with old-school style

    Feb 2
    Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
  • Phoenix Suns explore deal for Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol

    Feb 2
    The Phoenix Suns have emerged as a potential trade suitor for Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, according to sources close to the process.