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Quick Recap- Wings/Canucks

Well the Wings played well enough to win but they didn't.

Detroit dominated the second period while scoring two goals and lead 2-1 going to the third.

The Wings knew Vancouver would come out strong in the final period and once again Detroit could not hold a lead.

Canucks scored two in the third to win 3-2.

Goals and stats are below.

Pettersson.

 

 

Nielsen.

 

 

Vanek.

 

 

Horvat.

 

 

Roussel.

 

 

 

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Again, first PP unit has nothing to show for using 5 of a possible 6 total minutes of PP time.

Posted by stateofmifan on 01/20/19 at 09:08 PM ET

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——Well the Wings played well enough to win but they didn’t.
——-Pretty much the story of the season

Posted by VPalmer on 01/20/19 at 09:25 PM ET

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Lughes for Hughes! I don’t mind losing close games where we play well. Hopefully by camp next fall we’ll have learned from all the mistakes of this year.

Posted by Steve in San Francisco on 01/20/19 at 09:38 PM ET

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Great way to lose a game.  Compete and be close but still get 0 points.  Keep it up, got to beat the Hawks to the bottom.

Posted by TreKronor on 01/21/19 at 12:09 AM ET

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Posted by VPalmer on 01/20/19 at 08:25 PM ET

I was thinking they were playing good and it ends in 0 points. Was thinking about Larkin, fuming with the last 2 goals.

D is pretty bad with some old farts. Hopefully a top 4 D can be drafted soon.

Anyway 1st year rebuild continues, imo,

Not Playing Cholo in his home town was stupid, but another Blashill brain fart

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 01/21/19 at 01:08 AM ET

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The Horvat goal was a back breaker. Between the legs of kronner and Bernie. That was fugly.

The Wings seem to lose their legs in the 3rd. Looked flat.

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 01/21/19 at 09:28 AM ET

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