The Red Wings won their last game of a five-game road trip by doing what they could not do consistently the past four: play as a team. Facing an offensively potent Calgary Flames squad, the Red Wings appeared to be off to what has become their typical start. Calgary forward Curtis Glencross nearly converted on a rebound less than one minute into the game. Detroit goalie Chris Osgood scrambled to make the save and defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom made sure to clear the puck out of danger. This small sequence provided evidence that, perhaps, this team was still capable of playing as a cohesive unit. Evidence the people on CSI would have been hard-pressed to find over the past few games. This small ray of hope eventually blossomed into a beaming blast of sunshine as the Red Wings continued their ...
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