5 hrs ago
'Demand for winning' drives Red Wings
Mike Babcock has done much to goad the Red Wings to the verge of exterminating the best team in hockey's regular season, to jam well-timed adrenaline needles into his club.
22 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Octopus garden: Everybody's focusing on Blackhawks' Toews
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard stops the Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews and the puck in the second period May 23, 2013.
Thu May 23, 2013
Red Wings win away from finishing off Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings defenceman Brendan Smith takes a shot from Chicago Blackhawks centre Michal Handzus during Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference semifinal in Detroit, May 23, 2013.
Red Wings affiliate Griffins making playoff run of their own
Not just because of the young players thriving on the Red Wings roster, but the fact the minor league affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins are in the Western Conference finals in the American Hockey League.
Wed May 22, 2013
Red Wings' Number 1 Task For Game 4: Do Not Play Stupid
May 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland scuffles with Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader during the second period in game one of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center.
Tue May 21, 2013
Hard-working Red Wings turn in gritty, resilient effort, respond to Blackhawks' physical...
Brendan Smith was elbowed in the face by Andrew Shaw. Daniel Cleary went face-first into the crossbar after a push from Brent Seabrook.
Sun May 19, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
NHL playoffs: Detroit evens series vs. Chicago
Chicago a In case they weren't aware already, the Chicago Blackhawks now know they're going to have to earn it if they want to get past Detroit.
Live blog recap: Detroit Red Wings win Game 2 to tie series with Chicago Blackhawks 1-1
Henrik Zetterberg and the Detroit Red Wings are hoping for a better showing today in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Sat May 18, 2013
Red Wings' Brendan Smith bounces back after subpar Game 1
Singled out by most analysts and fans for a subpar Game 1, Smith scored the eventual winning goal Saturday in the Red Wings' 4-1 victory over the Blackhawks that evened the best-of-seven series at a game apiece.
The Miami Herald
Recap: Chicago vs. Detroit
Brendan Smith netted the game-winning goal late in the second period, part of a four-goal burst which lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks to even this Western Conference semifinal at one game apiece.
Fri May 17, 2013
Gregg Krupa: Red Wings not alarmed by third-period struggles
In Game 4 against the Ducks, they scored two - one by Brendan Smith to tie the game at 1-1 and one by Pavel Datsyuk to tie the game at 2-2 and send the game to overtime.
Criticism of Red Wings' Brendan Smith puzzles player, coach
Nobody on the Red Wings played particularly well in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Blackhawks, but few seemed to take the abuse on social media and network airwaves like defenseman Brendan Smith.
2013 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks Renew Rivalry in Original Six Series
No two teams have met more times in the NHL 's regular season. Next to the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens , it is the most frequent matchup in the league's history.
Thu May 16, 2013
Second City Hockey
Observations From Section 321 : Forechecks And Balances
Well that sure was fun wasn't? The Blackhawks rolled to a 4-1 Game 1 victory over the rival Red Wings in front of a raucous United Center crowd.
Wed May 15, 2013
Wizardry and work ethic have made Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk a premier two-way player for years
Pavel Datsyuk takes part in the Detroit Red Wings morning skate prior to Game 1 against the Chicago Blackhawks after being named a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Award for a record sixth straight year.
Tue May 14, 2013
How the Hawks can beat the Red Wings
This group of Blackhawks - including Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook - has never beaten the Detroit Red Wings when it truly counted.
Mon May 13, 2013
Detroit Red Wings excited about final meeting with Blackhawks as Western Conference...
The Detroit Red Wings' Game 7 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Sunday means they'll get to square off with one of their longtime foes for the final time in the Western Conference playoffs.
Sat May 11, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Wings' Quincey on mistakes: 'You can't let it spiral'
But there's no time to dwell on that, not with a Game 7 looming in Anaheim on Sunday against the Ducks.
Zetterberg scores OT goal to keep Red Wings alive
The Anaheim Ducks had a chance to eliminate the Detroit Red Wings and advance to the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Stanley Cup Stories: Leafs, Red Wings survive thrillers
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith clears the puck away from goalie Jimmy Howard as Anaheim Ducks winger Bobby Ryan looks on in Game 6 Friday.