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Minnesota Wild's Jordan Greenway, left, checks Detroit Red Wings' Robby Fabbri in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Staal, Zuccarello lead Wild past Red Wings 4-2

Jan. 23, 2020 12:25 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With their chances of a playoff appearance slipping by the day, the Minnesota Wild returned home for a stretch of games before the All-Star break knowing there was little room for error. They have taken advantage of the homestand and head into the break believing they are ready to...

Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri, back, is congratulated as he passes the team box after scoring a goal as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek looks on in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

MacKinnon reaches 30-goal mark, Avs beat Red Wings 6-3

Jan. 20, 2020 7:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon doesn't have to dig too deep to find a reason why he scores so much. “I shoot a lot of pucks,” the Colorado All-Star forward said. Shoot, it's really not that easy. MacKinnon scored twice to reach the 30-goal mark for a third straight season and the Avalanche...

Florida Panthers defenseman Mark Pysyk is congratulated for his goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Panthers beat Red Wings 4-1 for season-high 4-game streak

Jan. 18, 2020 11:01 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Florida Panthers were thrilled to have banged-up goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky back on the ice. He was pretty happy about it, too. Bobrovsky made 27 saves, helping Florida beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night to win four straight for the first time this season. “Great to...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) scores the winning goal against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) as Filip Hronek (17) defends as in overtime of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Crosby scores in OT, Penguins beat Red Wings 2-1

Jan. 17, 2020 11:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin needed only 21 seconds to take advantage of an overtime penalty. Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night. Crosby scored by redirecting a slap pass from Malkin past goalie...

New York Islanders' Brock Nelson (29) celebrates as Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) reacts after Nelson scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nelson scores twice, Islanders pound Red Wings 8-2

Jan. 15, 2020 2:02 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Islanders vowed to play with purpose following a rough road loss to the crosstown Rangers. They did exactly that against the lowly Detroit Red Wings. Brock Nelson scored twice and six other Islanders connected as New York routed the hapless Red Wings 8-2. New York scored three...

Buffalo Sabres left wing Evan Rodrigues (71) celebrates his goal with Brandon Montour in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Rodrigues scores 2 goals to lift Sabres past Detroit 5-1

Jan. 12, 2020 9:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Evan Rodrigues had no goals in 25 games this season. Zach Bogosian had none in 15. Those two droughts are over now. Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Buffalo led 3-0 after one period. “It was...

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) scores against Ottawa Senators goaltender Marcus Hogberg (35) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Larkin's shootout goal gives Red Wings 3-2 win over Senators

Jan. 11, 2020 12:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin and the Detroit Red Wings have their first winning streak in almost a month. Larkin scored the only goal in the shootout to give Detroit a 3-2 victory over the skidding Ottawa Senators on Friday night. The Red Wings have won two in a row for the first time since Dec. 12-14. It...

Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) works for the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

NHL scorers rejoice as rough play fades in front of goalies

Jan. 8, 2020 10:56 AM EST

It's still no man's land in front of NHL goaltenders, a forbidden place for offensive players who risk hard shoves, cross-checks — or worse — when they settle in. But it isn't nearly as rough and tumble as it used to be. The league has cracked down on the over-the-top physical play in general and...

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) reacts after he was checking by Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy (5) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Sikura, Blackhawks rally past lowly Red Wings 4-2

Jan. 5, 2020 11:07 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ever since he made his NHL debut almost two years ago, Dylan Sikura has been asked about when he might score his first goal for the Chicago Blackhawks. Those questions are over. Sikura, Dylan Strome and Adam Boqvist scored, helping Chicago rally for a 4-2 victory over the lowly Detroit Red...

Florida Panthers' Dominic Toninato, left, celebrates with teammate Colton Sceviour, right, after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game the against the Detroit Red Wings, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Hoffman has goal and 2 assists, Panthers beat Red Wings 4-3

Dec. 28, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers bounced back after a sluggish first period in their first game after the holiday break. Mike Hoffman had a goal and two assists and the Panthers overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night. Hoffman tied it at 3 at 6:39 of the...