There was an eerie calm over Michigan as Detroit Red Wings fans wait for the series against the Anaheim Mighty ducks to begin. The puck will drop at 10:30 EST from the Honda center. That should cap off a big night in Detroit Sports as he Tigers take on the Twins at Comerica Park starting at 7:08 pm. Make sure you Get up! with the Detroit Jock City to get the scores and links you need to know.
Detroit Tigers 4 Minnesota Twins 3 - Prince Fielder hit a go ahead three run shot in the 6th inning to put the Detroit Tigers ahead. Max Scherzer struck out 10 over 7 innings as the Tigers extended their win streak to 4.
Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings finished the regular season as the NHL’s hottest team with four straight victories to make the playoffs for the 22nd straight season. But that didn’t do much to help their odds of winning the Stanley Cup.
It was the goal set at the beginning of this abbreviated season that spoke volumes about the new reality surrounding the Detroit Red Wings: just make the playoffs. On Saturday night, with a 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars, the Red Wings did just that. However, though the Red Wings have now extended the longest consecutive playoff run in North American pro sports to 22 years, that they needed to wait until the final game of the season to do so shows just how different this team is than the 21 other teams that preceded it.