Wings Have Blackhawks Seeing Red

May 24, 2013

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“Chicago certainly—if you still look at them on paper—they’re the more skilled team, the deeper team. But the Red Wings are showing what hard work can get done.”

—Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press Red Wings Reporter

The Red Wings barely made the Stanley Cup playoffs, but are looking like contenders after beating the Chicago Blackhawks 2-to-0 at Joe Louis Arena Thursday night. Detroit has won three straight after losing the first game in Chicago, and can finish off the NHL’s top-seeded team Saturday night in Chicago. Helene St. James covers the Wings for the Detroit Free Press. She tells WDET's Pat Batcheller that Wings goalie Jimmy Howard has been magnificent in the post-season. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

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