ItÆs good to be home. After a five-game road trip that saw Detroit pick up six out of a possible 10 points, it looked like the Red Wings were happy to be back in Joe Louis Arena. Detroit got two first-period goals on its way to a 2-0 victory against Boston on Tuesday night. The first period was mostly a strong defensive effort from both sides and especially Wings goalie Chris Osgood. Neither team was able to get much of a rhythm going, and there must have been six stoppages in the first four minutes alone. Hits, shot blocks and nifty stick work defined most of the frame. Henrik Zetterberg opened the scoring just two seconds into a first-period power play for the Wings. Despite Patrice Bergeron winning the faceoff for Boston, Zetterberg skated behind him and took a slap at the puck while i ...
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