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Posted on: April 30, 2010 12:40 am
 

Three Stars: April 30

By Erin Brown

First Star: Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks

San Jose's leading scorer during the conference quarterfinals continued his tear, scoring two goals and an assist in the Sharks' 4-3 win over the Red Wings. His third-period power play goal is his third game-winner in four games.


Second Star: Dan Boyle, San Jose Sharks

Boyle registered his third multiple-point game of this postseason with three assists in San Jose's win.


Third Star: Johan Franzen, Detroit Red Wings

Franzen extended his point streak to eight games with a goal and an assist for the Red Wings.


Honorable Mentions

Posted on: April 28, 2010 12:50 am
 

Three Stars: April 28

By Erin Brown

First Star: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings

After a scoreless first period, the Red Wings center set the pace of the game early in the second with two goals in 1:41 early in the second period. His highlight-reel breakaway tally ended up as the game-winner.


Second Star: Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings

A day shy of his 40th birthday, Lidstrom celebrated with two power play goals and an assist in Detroit's 6-1 triumph.


Third Star: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

Zetterberg finished Tuesday's Game 7 with three assists, including the primary helper on Datsyuk's eventual game-winner.


Honorable Mentions

Posted on: April 28, 2010 12:24 am
 

Wraparound: A recap of Tuesday's game

Complete Schedule & Bracket

 

No. 5 Detroit Red Wings 6, No. 4 Phoenix Coyotes 1

Detroit wins, 4-3

The Detroit Red Wings spoiled the big party in Arizona, bringing the Phoenix Coyotes back to Earth with a resounding thud in a 6-1 rout in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series on Tuesday. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a span of less than two minutes and Nicklas Lidstrom had two goals a day shy of his 40th birthday for the Red Wings. Detroit, a Stanley Cup finalist the past two seasons, won in Arizona for the third time in the series to advance to a Western Conference second-round matchup with top-seeded San Jose. Recap | Stats


Posted on: April 27, 2010 11:21 pm
 

Snap Shot: Photo of the Day

Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov of the Phoenix Coyotes is unable to stop a second period breakaway goal scored by Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Ariz. (Getty Images)

Posted on: April 24, 2010 1:29 am
 

Wraparound: A recap of Friday's games

Complete Schedule & Bracket

 

No. 8 Montreal Canadiens 2, No. 1 Washington Capitals 1

Washington leads, 3-2

Jaroslav Halak made 37 saves in his return to the net, Mike Cammalleri and Travis Moen scored on two of Montreal's first five shots, and the eighth-seeded Canadiens beat Alex Ovechkin 's Capitals 2-1 to extend their Eastern Conference matchup. Recap | Stats

 

No. 3 Buffalo Sabres 4, No. 6 Boston Bruins 1

Boston leads, 3-2

Buffalo built a three-goal lead on tallies by Adam Mair , Jason Pominville , and Mike Grier in the first 30 minutes and rebounded from a devastating loss, beating the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Friday to force a sixth game in the Eastern Conference first-round series. Recap | Stats

 

No. 5 Detroit Red Wings 4, No. 4 Phoenix Coyotes 1

Detroit leads, 3-2

Jimmy Howard turned in another outstanding performance and Tomas Holmstrom and Pavel Datsyuk each had a goal and an assist as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 on Friday to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round Western Conference series.  Recap | Stats

 

No. 3 Vancouver Canucks 7, No. 6 Los Angeles Kings 2

Vancouver leads, 3-2

Mikael Samuelsson scored twice and added an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks routed the Los Angeles Kings 7-2 on Friday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round playoff series.  Recap | Stats

Posted on: April 24, 2010 1:05 am
 

Top line reunion sparks Wings

By Erin Brown

Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom is out of coach Mike Babcock 's doghouse and back on the ice.

Babcock shuffled his lines midway through Detroit's 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, reuniting Holmstrom with Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen on the Red Wings' top line.

The change paid immediate dividends for Detroit, which got a go-ahead and insurance goal from the trio in a span of 70 seconds during the third period. It was Holmstrom who gave the Red Wings the lead for good when he struck 11:09 into the third period.

Known for his ability to be a pest in front of the net, Holmstrom was dropped to the team's fourth line after posting a minus-2 rating in Game 3. He saw just eight minutes of ice time in Game 4.

"It's about winning," Babcock told the Detroit News prior to Friday's contest. "It's not about any individual's ice time. It's about winning and getting people that we think are going to help us on the ice."

Friday night, Holmstrom managed to do both.

Posted on: April 21, 2010 1:26 am
 

Wraparound: A recap of Tuesday's games

No. 5 Detroit Red Wings 3, No. 4 Phoenix Coyotes 0

Series tied, 2-2

Jimmy Howard had a 29-save shutout, Henrik Zetterberg scored twice and Pavel Datsyuk had a goal, leading Detroit to a 3-0 series-evening win over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 4 on Tuesday. Recap | Stats

 

No. 4 Pittsburgh Penguins 7, No. 5 Ottawa Senators 4

Pittsburgh leads series, 3-1

Sidney Crosby had four points, including two of Pittsburgh's five goals in the second, leading the Penguins to a 7-4 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night and a 3-1 series lead. Recap | Stats

 

No. 7 Philadelphia Flyers 4, No. 2 New Jersey Devils 1

Philadelphia leads series, 3-1

Jeff Carter scored two goals and Danny Briere had one to snap scoring funks and lead Philadelphia to a 4-1 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday and a commanding 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Recap | Stats

 

No. 7 Nashville Predators 4, No. 2 Chicago Blackhawks 1

Nashville leads, 2-1

The Nashville Predators have their first 2-1 lead ever in an opening-round series. It's only fitting the first player they ever drafted played a key role. David Legwand was the No. 2 overall pick in 1998 when the franchise was getting started. Best known as a two-way player, he scored the go-ahead goal and had two assists as the Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Tuesday and made some history. Recap | Stats

 

No. 1 San Jose Sharks 2, No. 8 Colorado Avalanche 1 (OT)

Series tied, 2-2

Joe Pavelski scored 10:24 into overtime and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 33 shots, giving the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday and tying the series at two games apiece. All four games have been decided by a goal, the last three going into overtime. Recap | Stats

 
 
 
 
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