All of Detroit Sports Fans were focused on the Red Wings on Monday night. The Joe Louis Arena crowd was rockin and the Octpi were flying in celebration of a Wings victory. Meanwhile in Auburn Hills, the Pistons still haven’t hired a coach and Calvin Johnson admitted having broken fingers in 2012. All this an more from the DJC Morning Drive!
The Red Wings controlled the Game 3 from start to finish and won taking a 2-1 series lead. The win is the second consecutive win for the Wings over the President’s Cup Winner Chicago Blackhawks. Gustav Nyquist drew first blood scoring on a wrister in the second period, his second of the playoffs.
Phil Jackson has been promoting his new book “11 Rings” and doing the usual talk show circuit. Most of the time these types of promotional tours are 15 minutes of yuck fest with the shows host. But in the case of Phil Jackson’s interview on the Tonight Show he revealed many things that are relevent to the Detroit Pistons coaching search.
122 catches for 1,964 yards. The numbers Calvin Johnson put up during the 2012 season were ridiculous. More of what was going on behind the scenes has been revealed, making the numbers look even more ridiculous. It had been speculated that Calvin Johnson played at least a portion of the season with multiple broken fingers – perhaps as many of three. That had not been confirmed by Johnson or head coach Jim Schwartz. Until today: