Monthly Archives: December 2009

Hockeytown Blog now on holiday break

Today’s Around the Rink (see post below) will be this blog’s last until after Christmas. We’re going to take a brief break for the holidays to recharge our batteries, but we’ll be back blogging before you know it! Happy Holidays!

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Around the Rink – December 18 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings recorded their fourth straight win (3-0) last night at Joe Louis Arena against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Rookie netminder Jimmy Howard earned his first career NHL shutout in the … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – December 16 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday evening at Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings have now strung together three straight wins — all of which were 3-2 wins. The … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – December 11 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images St. Louis goaltender Ty Conklin blanked his former team 1-0 on Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena. Conklin stopped all of Detroit’s 42 shots to hand the Blues their third straight road win … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – December 7 Edition

Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images The Red Wings concluded their road trip with their fathers with a 3-1 win over the NY Rangers in NYC Sunday evening. Forward Pavel Datsyuk recorded his seventh tally of the season and … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – December 4 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Red Wings’ 4-1 loss to Edmonton on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena ended a two-game winning streak for Detroit. Edmonton’s Patrick O’Sullivan scored twice to lead his team to their first … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – December 2 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Wings beat Dallas 4-1 at Joe Louis Arena on Monday evening to earn their second straight win and ended a four-game losing streak at home. Todd Bertuzzi snapped a nine-game scoreless drought … Continue reading

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