Skip to content

Discuss: Red Wings win in OT, even series with Ducks

May 6, 2013, 11:25 PM EDT

wINGSS Getty Images

The Western Conference quarter-final between the Anaheim Ducks and Detroit Red Wings is now a best of three games.

The Red Wings evened the series at 2-2 with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Ducks on Monday night. Damien Brunner scored the winner at 15:10 of the first extra period.

Here are some talking points.

  • The Red Wings fell behind twice in this game, including just past the midway point of the third period. Twice they came back, before winning it in OT.
  • The Red Wings and Ducks combined for just eight penalty minutes on Monday. No line brawls, no craziness.
  • Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller made a tricky stop on Johan Franzen late in the third period, having to reach back with the glove to smother a loose puck that was precariously close to going in the net.
  • That was just minutes before Pavel Datsyuk tied the game up with a laser of a wrist shot that beat Hiller over the glove and appeared to break the water bottle.
  • Both goalies played well. Hiller made 46 saves. Jimmy Howard made 31.
This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!

 

Latest Posts
  1. Jets’ Maurice adjusting to life in Winnipeg

    Aug 22, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

    Paul Maurice AP

    Spent the summer relocating his family to the Manitoba capital.

  2. Report: Leiweke to head up Olympic bid in Los Angeles

    Aug 22, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Tim Leiweke Getty Images

    Speculation on MLSE President & CEO’s next move.

  3. Looking to make the leap: Griffin Reinhart

    Aug 22, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT

    GriffinReinhart Getty Images

    Disappointed with demotion last season, 20-year-old will get another shot in September.

  4. Under Pressure: Garth Snow

    Aug 22, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

    Garth Snow Getty Images

    Has to get his team on the winning track.

  5. Video: Rangers’ Lundqvist shows off tennis skills

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist Getty Images

    Helps friend raise awareness at charity event.

  6. Report: Bruins need to make a trade

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    toreykruggetty Getty Images

    Excess of defensemen has GM Peter Chiarelli in a bind.

  7. In praise of John Tavares

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

    John Tavares, Kyle Okposo, Chad Johnson AP

    At 23 years old, he’s one of the best players in the NHL.

  8. Sakic on RFA Barrie: ‘I’m confident he’ll be here’

    Aug 22, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Tyson Barrie Getty Images

    He’s the last free agent for the Avs to re-sign.

  9. It’s New York Islanders Day at PHT

    Aug 22, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Travis Hamonic, Kyle Okposo, John Tavares Getty Images

    They came back to the pack hard last season.

  10. Sabres’ Larsson says he’s proven what he can in AHL

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Johan Larsson Getty Images

    He’ll have a battle to make the NHL next season.

  11. NHLers hold charity games in Slovakia honoring Pavol Demitra

    Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Pavol Demitra Getty Images

    He died in the plane crash that killed the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team in 2011.

  12. McDavid on teams possibly tanking for him: ‘It’s pretty crazy’

    Aug 21, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Connor McDavid Getty Images

    The NHL changed the process for the Draft Lottery on Wednesday.

  13. It’s all on Crosby, Malkin to make it work in Pittsburgh

    Aug 21, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Matt Niskanen AP

    We know it’s not surprising, but just go along with it.

  14. Sakic on Giguere: ‘His achievements speak for themselves’

    Aug 21, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

    Jean-Sebastien Giguere AP

    A Stanley Cup and a Conn Smythe in separate years is a nice legacy.

  15. Poll: Who makes up for James Neal’s goals in Pittsburgh?

    Aug 21, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, James Neal, Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin AP

    No one scored more Pens goals than he did the past three seasons.

  16. Agent: Bryzgalov ‘loved’ Minnesota, really wants to return

    Aug 21, 2014, 2:39 PM EDT

    LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Minnesota Wild reacts to play during a break in the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Minnesota Wild won 3-2. Getty Images

    “He has instructed me to do all I can to facilitate a return to the Twin Cities.”

  17. Bertuzzi lawyer: Settlement reached, Moore’s brother ‘does not know what he is talking about’

    Aug 21, 2014, 1:11 PM EDT

    Bertuzzi Moore

    “Nor is he very smart to have made untrue defamatory statements such as these.”

  18. Sounds like San Jose handled stripping Thornton’s captaincy really well

    Aug 21, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton Getty Images

    “I talked with Todd today, and he never mentioned anything about captains or assistant captains.”

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. K. Hayes (2125)
  2. S. Crosby (1995)
  3. R. Johansen (1646)
  4. D. Alfredsson (1536)
  5. J. Giguere (1387)
  1. J. Spezza (1352)
  2. A. Ovechkin (1297)
  3. S. Mason (1226)
  4. C. MacArthur (1128)
  5. I. Kovalchuk (1111)