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It’s An Original Six Meeting - Montreal vs. Detroit

Look here, game starts at 7:00pm ET just in case you did not know.

Howard vs. Price is the key tonight.  Jimmy has to be on top of his game.

Defense needs to tighten up and get the puck out of the defensive zone.

Babcock said today the opposition has the puck 66% of the time so all the Wings do is check.

So how about turning that checking into a forecheck and put some pressure on the Habs' defense?

Also noted from the last two games is Detroit seemed to forget about attacking the middle offensive zone.  Do it and success will follow.

Win, score one more goal and get ready for the 12:30pm start on Saturday against Boston at the Joe.game in Toronto on Saturday night. Duh!

Let's make it a very lively blog, bitches.

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Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit's avatar

Just pure bullshit.

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit on 03/27/14 at 08:17 PM ET

monkey's avatar

A boffo save for James.  That’s a smashing thing.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:17 PM ET

MOWingsfan19's avatar

Q is no boffo.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 03/27/14 at 08:19 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

kilt em

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:19 PM ET

Little Redhead's avatar

Good Kill - Go WINGS!!!!!

Posted by Little Redhead from the Engineer's chair on 03/27/14 at 08:19 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

James

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:20 PM ET

Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit's avatar

Good work boys. Now, let’s go out and get two big fat juicy points.

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit on 03/27/14 at 08:21 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

Mr. Howard

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:22 PM ET

Little Redhead's avatar

ugh

Posted by Little Redhead from the Engineer's chair on 03/27/14 at 08:24 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

oh to have defensemen who can move the puck…

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 03/27/14 at 08:25 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

no interference ??? or trip ???

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:25 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

injuries and officiating ...

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:25 PM ET

Bent's avatar

I thought interference when he first fell, he didn’t have the puck did he?

Posted by Bent from The U.P. on 03/27/14 at 08:26 PM ET

MOWingsfan19's avatar

Jimmy let Kroner get manhandled there. Sad.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 03/27/14 at 08:26 PM ET

monkey's avatar

Sweet Fanny Adams, this game is shambolic.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:27 PM ET

MOWingsfan19's avatar

oh to have defensemen who can move the puckā€¦

That’d be the goalies fault, again.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 03/27/14 at 08:28 PM ET

monkey's avatar

Can’t believe Jimmy missed the net on that shot.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:28 PM ET

monkey's avatar

I’m nearly legless and it’s monkeys outside.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:31 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

all jimmy’s fault for being in the way

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:31 PM ET

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Enough with the Nissan now commercial, good Lord.

Posted by Valek from Chicago on 03/27/14 at 08:31 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

Quincey tried to kill jimmy for his faults.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 03/27/14 at 08:32 PM ET

Little Redhead's avatar

Come on Wings make good on this PP

Posted by Little Redhead from the Engineer's chair on 03/27/14 at 08:32 PM ET

monkey's avatar

Howard should have stopped that guy.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:32 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

Howard should have stopped that guy.

he made the initial save, but Brendan Gallagher still dribbled into the net. Typical.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 03/27/14 at 08:33 PM ET

MOWingsfan19's avatar

Jimmy hit the post. Damn it.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 03/27/14 at 08:37 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

soooo close

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:37 PM ET

pgoody's avatar

hmmm

Posted by pgoody on 03/27/14 at 08:37 PM ET

monkey's avatar

Spatula City!  Spatula City!  For all your spatula needs!

They make great Christmas gifts, and what better way to say “I love you” than with the gift of a spatula?

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:40 PM ET

WingFanFormerlyInLA's avatar

Not liking this so far….

Posted by WingFanFormerlyInLA on 03/27/14 at 08:46 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

this three goals are huge

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:47 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

this = the next ...

the next three goals are huge

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 08:49 PM ET

monkey's avatar

jimmy needs to step it up.

TOI:  40:00
SOG: 0
Hits: 0
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Points: 0

He’s always on the ice, but never productive.

Posted by monkey from Finland on 03/27/14 at 08:54 PM ET

Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit's avatar

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit on 03/27/14 at 09:02 PM ET

SK77's avatar

Sauce me with your rhythm stick!

Posted by SK77 on 03/27/14 at 09:02 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

Tots

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 03/27/14 at 09:02 PM ET

Little Redhead's avatar

Sweet Tatar…...3-2

Posted by Little Redhead from the Engineer's chair on 03/27/14 at 09:03 PM ET

Trish's avatar

SAUCE   YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Posted by Trish from Tampa/Clearwater FL on 03/27/14 at 09:03 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

TATAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

that a boy!

2-3

L.G.R.W.

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/27/14 at 09:03 PM ET

Gary A$$ SUCK !!'s avatar

I’m not gonna blame Howard for that goal…Tatarsauce yihaaaa

Posted by Gary A$$ SUCK !! from Fort Myers, Florida on 03/27/14 at 09:03 PM ET

SK77's avatar

“Terrible decision by P.K. Subban”—Love. It.

Posted by SK77 on 03/27/14 at 09:03 PM ET

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