May 20, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl (4) checks Chicago Blackhawks center Michael Frolik (67) into the wall in the second period in game three of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

DJC Morning Drive - Detroit Sports Links

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!

Detroit Red Wings 3  Chicago Blackhawks 1 via Detroit Jock City

 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.

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Phil Jackson Interview Reveals Something About Detroit Pistons Coach Search via Detroit Jock City

 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.

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Calvin Johnson Played 2012 With Broken Fingers via SideLion Report

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:

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