faceoff and Brent Burns kept it alive. from miao1234's blog

CHICAGO -- Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks did just fine without captain Jonathan Toews on Tuesday night. Olympic CA. #10 Guy Lafleur Red 100th Anniversary Stitched NHL Jersey . The Detroit Red Wings had a much more difficult time without their star centre. Crawford made 31 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Red Wings 2-1 in a matchup of depleted Central Division rivals. "Corey was rock solid," Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said. "He was big, strong, controlled rebounds. They put a lot of bodies in traffic at the net. They test you on almost every shift. I thought he was excellent." Jimmy Hayes scored the tying goal in the second period and set up Marcus Krugers winning score in the third as Chicago earned its fourth consecutive victory since a nine-game losing streak. "We stayed patient all game," Kruger said. "Even down one goal, we stuck with our plan and found a way to win." Valtteri Filppula scored for NHL-leading Detroit, which had won six in a row. Jimmy Howard had 27 stops in his first action since being sidelined for two-plus weeks with a broken right index finger. "I thought we played about 10 good minutes to start the game and then I thought we were careless with the puck and made poor mental decisions," Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said. "I didnt think we gave ourself much of chance." While Howard was back in the net for the first time since Feb. 2 at Vancouver, the Red Wings were without leading scorer Pavel Datsyuk. The dynamic centre had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to remove fragments from his right knee and is expected to be sidelined for two weeks. Datsyuk leads the Red Wings with 43 assists and 59 points, playing a key role in Detroits record 23-game home winning streak. The Red Wings host Vancouver on Thursday. "Pavs been out before and hes a huge part of our team but were going to need guys to step up," Howard said. "This is an opportunity for other guys now to play in a role maybe theyre not used to playing in, maybe getting some more ice time, and theyre going to find a way to get it done for us." Chicago was missing Toews, who was scratched with an upper-body injury and is day to day. "In 82 games, youre going to play without some players on any given night," forward Patrick Sharp said. "Losing him was big, but we rallied around each other and all stepped up." Hayes skated behind the Detroit net early in the third and threw it in front, where Kruger slammed in his own rebound to give the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead just 1:53 into the period. Crawford and the Blackhawks defence took it from there, tying up Detroit and preventing any great chances to tie it up in the waning moments. "The second half of the third, I dont remember them having any chances," Crawford said. "We played solid, everyone was coming back hard." The Blackhawks evened the season series at two games apiece while improving to 7-1 in their last eight home games. The Blackhawks got off to a slow start without their captain and the Red Wings took advantage. Kruger was sent off for tripping just 34 seconds into the game and Filppula sent a wrister over Crawfords right leg to give Detroit a 1-0 lead at 2:22. Chicago turned up the pressure late in the opening period and carried it over to the second, forcing Howard to make a handful of outstanding stops. Patrick Kane made a perfect pass to Sharp in the mouth of the Detroit goal, but Howard got over to kick it away. Michael Frolik skated in on a breakaway after Ian White fell down in the second and Howard kicked that one away, too. Chicago finally broke through at 7:45 of the second when Duncan Keiths shot from the left point squirted through to White, who pushed it into the wide-open net for his fifth goal of the season. Detroit could have a different defensive look when it takes the ice against the Canucks. The Red Wings acquired Kyle Quincey on Tuesday in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay and Colorado. The Lightning traded forward Steve Downie to the Avalanche for Quincey, who was shipped to the Red Wings for a first-round draft pick and minor league defenceman Sebastien Piche. Quincey was drafted by Detroit in 2003, and played a role as the Red Wings reached the Western Conference finals in 2007. "Were thrilled to have him back," Babcock said. "Obviously, we think the deeper you are in the back and the better you move the puck the better chance you have to be successful." NOTES: Red Wings F Dan Cleary was activated from injured reserve and played against the Blackhawks. He missed the previous five games with a lower body injury. ... Chicago swapped minor league forwards with Tampa Bay, sending Brandon Segal to the Lightning for Matt Fornataro. ... Red Wings G Ty Conklin cleared waivers and was assigned to Grand Rapids of the AHL. ... Blackhawks D Niklas Hjalmarsson missed his seventh straight game with an upper-body injury. Nike Giants #74 Geoff Schwartz White Mens Stitched NFL Elite Jersey .com) - Andy Murray is back in the Australian Open final. China Jerseys Online. - Brandon Bolden figured hed have to make an impact on special teams with the New England Patriots after a solid career as a college running back.SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Tomas Hertl found a reason to keep on smiling. Hertl scored his first two NHL goals and the San Jose Sharks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night. "I dont know, its crazy and to win, Im very happy," said the 19-year-old Hertl said. Patrick Marleau and Logan Couture also scored for the Sharks, who were able to convert two power plays after not scoring on the man advantage against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. "I think its great, you can see how hes having fun with it and hes smiling so much," Marleau said of Hertl. "He brings a lot of energy to us and its fun to see." Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored for the Coyotes, who won their opener at home on Thursday. "We stopped making plays and we couldnt get out of our own zone," Coyotes captain Shane Doan said. "Their forwards were too quick and we stopped playing hockey. We have to be better than that. We let them have the extra opportunities a lot." Antti Niemi stopped 22 shots for the victory. Mike Smith made 47 saves for Phoenix. "The score would have been a lot worse if he didnt play like that," Phoenix coach Dave Tippett said. Smith allowed all three goals in the first 13 minutes before blanking the Sharks the rest of the way. "When you give up 50 shots youre going to be hard pressed to win a game on any given night," Smith said. "I kept telling myself to make as many saves as I could because I felt we were coming back." Hertl scored his first goal 46 seconds into the game, backhanding the puck through Smiths legs after being set up in front of the net by Marc-Edouard p;Vlasic. Cheap Minnesota Timberwolves Jerseys. "When you put up 50 shots you get rewarded," Vlasic said. "Its good to beat that team, theyre tough." Hertl, who had an assist in the season opener, chest-bumped the glass to celebrate before he was joined by his teammates. The Sharks made it 2-0 at 7:23 of the first period with their first power-play goal. Hertl redirected Matt Irwins shot past Smith. Tyler Kennedy set up the score when he won the faceoff and Brent Burns kept it alive. "He had his number," Sharks captain Joe Thornton said. "The first one was beautiful and the second one he was in the right position. Another good game for Tomas. You know hes a world-class goaltender and you have to make your shots count." Marleau scored his second goal of the season, also on the power play, at 12:30 of the first. Joe Pavelskis shot bounced off Smiths pad and Vlasic was in position to give Marleau an open net. Phoenix scored at 16:47 of the second period. Ekman-Larsson picked up the puck from Zbynek Michalek in his own zone and carried it all the way, taking a quick shot from the right that glanced into the net off Niemis right glove. Couture added an empty-net goal in the final 25 seconds. The Sharks have beaten Phoenix in 10 of the past 12 meetings in San Jose. NOTES: The Coyotes, who play six of their first eight games on the road, head to the East Coast to play four games over the next week. ... Phoenix backup goalie Thomas Greiss, who played with the Sharks last year, received a warm reception from the crowd when he was shown on the big screen. ... The Sharks outshot Phoenix 18-8 in the first period. Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL JerseysCheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '

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