Blackhawks Fall to Red Wings

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Published on May 21 2013 10:24 am
Last Updated on May 21 2013 10:24 am
Written by Millie Lange

Red Wings Skate Past Blackhawks, Grab Series Lead

(Detroit, MI) -- Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller each lit the lamp in the second period to help the Red Wings in a 3-1 victory over the Blackhawks in Game Three of their Western Conference semifinal series. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard says they are playing well right now.

Pavel Datsyuk capped the scoring in the third for Detroit, which grabs a two games to one lead in the best-of-seven set. Howard turned away 39 shots for the Wings, who also host Game Four on Thursday. Patrick Kane had the lone goal for Chicago, which has lost two straight after winning Game One at home.  Corey Crawford made 27 saves in defeat.

 

Monday, May 20 Scoreboard

NHL Playoffs

Detroit Red Wings 3, Chicago Blackhawks 1
(Red Wings lead best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 2-1)

 

Tuesday, May 21 Schedule (All Times Central)

NHL Playoffs

6:30 p.m. - Boston Bruins at New York Rangers
(Bruins lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals, 2-0)

9:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at San Jose Sharks
(Kings lead best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 2-1)