Detroit Red Wings End Boston Bruins’ Streak at 10 with Shootout Win

November 25th, 2011 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
The Boston Bruins played at home against the Original Six Detroit Red Wings for the first and only time this season.

The Red Wings were on their own win streak of three games going into today and were looking to extend it.

Just over halfway into the opening period, Boston was applying the pressure, but the Red Wings headed up the ice.  Henrik Zetterberg passed to Valtteri Filppula, and it was redirected in the net to give the Wings a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, it was give and go.

Detroit goalie, Jimmy Howard misplayed the puck and was behind the net when it went to Nathan Horton.  Horton passed it to Daniel Paille who backhanded it under a diving Howard to tie the game.

Just 35 seconds later, Pavel Datsyuk skated up the ice and turned a sharp left to get to the fornt of the net.  He kicked the puck to his stick and beat Tuukka Rask on the right side to regain the lead.

In the third period, the Bruins got the game all tied up on another costly turnover.

Zetterberg misplayed the puck in front of Howard and Patrice Bergeron.  Bergeron intercepted the puck and wristed it past ...

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