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Posted on: April 28, 2010 11:42 pm
 

Three Stars: April 28

By Erin Brown

First Star: Jaroslav Halak, Montreal Canadiens

Halak was stellar yet again for the Canadiens, allowing just one goal on 42 shots, 18 of which came in the third period.


Second Star: Dominic Moore, Montreal Canadiens

Moore's third-period insurance goal with 3:36 to play ended up as the game-winner.


Third Star: Marc-Andre Bergeron, Montreal Canadiens

Bergeron's power-play goal with 30 seconds left in the first period gave the Canadiens the early lead.


Honorable Mentions

  • Hal Gill , Montreal Canadiens: one assist, six blocked shots
  • Andrei Markov , Montreal Canadiens: one assist, six blocked shots

Posted on: April 28, 2010 11:20 pm
 

Snap Shot: Photo of the Day

The Montreal Canadiens celebrate win over the Washington Capitals following Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Posted on: April 28, 2010 10:32 pm
 

Wraparound: A recap of Wednesday's game

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

Montreal wins series, 4-3

Jaroslav Halak made 41 saves, Marc-Andre Bergeron scored a 4-on-3 goal in the last 30 seconds of the opening period Wednesday night, and eighth-seeded Montreal held on to beat Washington 2-1 in Game 7, stunning the Presidents' Trophy winners by reeling off three consecutive victories. Recap | Stats


Posted on: April 28, 2010 10:28 am
 

The Morning Skate: News from around the rinks

A look at news from around the league...

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Tonight's Game

No. 8 Montreal Canadiens at No. 1 Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. (Series tied 3-3)

• Capitals press their playoff luck again with another Game 7. [ Washington Post ]

• Capitals prepare for do or die game without defensemen Tom Poti. [ Washington Post ]

• Canadiens hope to limit Capitals' shots on goal. [ Montreal Gazette ]

Off-Day Teams

Red Wings' Stars deliver, advance to the second round to face the Sharks. [ Detroit Free Press ]

• Suspect calls were not the reason the Coyotes lost series to Red Wings. [ Arizona Republic ]

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

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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 28, 2010 12:05 am
Edited on: April 28, 2010 9:57 pm
 

Series Recap: Detroit 4, Phoenix 3

Complete Schedule & Bracket | Blog: Phoenix-Detroit

Series MVP: Henrik Zetterberg, LW, Detroit Red Wings

Zetterberg may not have had the best regular season by his own standards, but he's making up for it this postseason. The winger recorded a team-leading six goals and 11 points in Detroit's Conference Quarterfinals win over the Phoenix Coyotes. He registered four multiple-point games, including a hat trick in Game 2 and a three-assist effort in Game 7. Zetterberg also led Detroit with two game-winning goals, notched in Games 2 and 4.

Expert Picks

On Target

Wes Goldstein: Detroit in 6: Look for the clock to strike midnight on the Coyotes great Cinderella story.
Erin Brown: Detroit in 6: The playoff-tested Wings know intangibles could kill if this one gets to Game 7.
Mike Hurcomb: Detroit in 5: Red Wings' postseason experience will overwhelm surprising Coyotes.
Dennis Dodd: Detroit in 6: The Red Wings won't get there unless Jimmy Howard comes up big in goal.

 

No. 4 Phoenix vs. No. 5 Detroit
Date Location Time/Score
Apr. 14 at Phoenix PHO, 3-2 Recap
Apr. 16 at Phoenix DET, 7-4 Recap
Apr. 18 at Detroit PHO, 4-2 Recap
Apr. 20 at Detroit DET, 3-0 Recap
Apr. 23 at Phoenix DET, 4-1 Recap
Apr. 25 at Detroit PHO, 5-2 Recap
Apr. 27 at Phoenix DET, 6-1 Recap
Detroit wins, 4-3

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)

 
 
 
 
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