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Detroit is home to the Stanley Cup

King Ing June 5, 2008 0

Red Wings 3 Penguins 2 – Detroit showed that experience and hard work were enough to hold off the young upstart Penguins. Goals by Brian Rafalski and Valtteri Filppula put the Red Wings up

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An overtime playoff hockey game is just too exciting

King Ing June 3, 2008 3

Penguins 4 Red Wings 3 – Petr Sykora told NBC’s Pierre McGuire he was going to score between plays earlier in the 2nd overtime. And score he did. Sykora took a Evgeni Malkin pass

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You can’t hold Sid the Kid down forever

King Ing May 29, 2008 0

Penguins 3 Red Wings 2 – The high scoring Penguins were held scoreless for the first two games of these Finals. Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Tomas Holmstrom were mostly responsible for bottling up

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Perplexed Penguins

King Ing May 27, 2008 0

Red Wings 3 Penguins 0 – Like every other team Detroit has stomped their way through in the playoffs, Pittsburgh can not figure out Chris Osgood. The hottest goalie in the game stopped another

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Slippery when wet

King Ing May 26, 2008 0

The outcome of game 1 could have been foreshadowed with the Penguins first step on the ice. Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury fell leading the Eastern Conference champs into their pre-game skate. With Chris Osgood

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Red Wings move on

King Ing May 20, 2008 0

Red Wings 4 Stars 1 – Detroit advances to the Stanley Cup finals with a convincing win over the Dallas Stars. First period goals by Kris Draper, Pavel Datsyuk and Dallas Drake gave the

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Philly, we barely knew you

King Ing May 19, 2008 0

Penguins 6 Flyers 0 – Philly ran into the buzzsaw that is “Sid and the Kids.” Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, and Pascal Dupuis all scored for the Pens, but it was elder “skateman” Ryan

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Flyers are back, Too Little Too Late?

King Ing May 16, 2008 0

Flyers 4 Penguins 2 – This is the Philly team people expected to see this series. The first period belonged to the Flyers as they relentlessly forechecked the lackadaisical Penguins. It was Philadelphia that

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Stars still alive

King Ing May 15, 2008 0

Stars 3 Red Wings 1 – Dallas scored twice in the third period to stave off elimination. Goals by Mike Modano and Brenden Morrow snapped the 11-game win streak of Detroit. The series is

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Penguins close to the Finals

King Ing May 14, 2008 0

Penguins 4 Flyers 1 – Pittsburgh is close to doing something they haven’t done since Jaromir Jagr was a Penguin. That is reach the NHL finals. Down their two top defensemen, the Flyers had

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