Quick Hits: The Red Wings And Their Slow Starts

Red Wings News

Capitals 2, Red Wings 1: Braden Holtby stymies Detroit, which hasn't won back-to-back in a month | MLive.com
After the win over the Wild, I felt that the Wings had turned a page, and had left their horrid month of March behind them. Some of their March blues showed up again yesterday. Hopefully the team can get some momentum going as the regular season nears its close.

Detroit Red Wings' slow start and inability to cash in on ample opportunities proves costly vs. Capitals | MLive.com
As Babcock said, the only thing the Wings can do is "get ready for the next game."

NHL News

Max Pacioretty leaves game after nasty crash into boards (Video) | Puck Daddy
Ouch! I have a feeling that Pacioretty suffered a concussion on the play.

Report: If Sharks fire GM Wilson, coach McLellan can walk | ProHockeyTalk
Chances are, if the Sharks fire Doug Wilson, they do not see much of a future with Todd McLellan either.

Kings’ defenseman tries to score twice on the same play | For The Win
Sorry Alec Martinez, I do not think that it is possible to score twice on the same play.

How suspensions happen: THN goes inside the NHL player safety war room | The Hockey News
Very interesting article about the NHL's Department of Player safety and how they evaluate plays and decide whether to punish players.

Andrew Shaw hurls self into Barrett Jackman, takes penalty - SBNation.com
Andrew Shaw threw himself at Jackman, and probably ended up hurting himself more than his opponent.

Plekanec scores 200th as Habs beat Panthers | TSN
The Canadiens beat the Panthers yesterday, with Tomas Plekanec scoring his 200th career goal.

Karlsson hits big milestone faster than any defenseman in 17 years | ProHockeyTalk
The Senators' Erik Karlsson topped the 300 point mark on Saturday.

Big Read: Evander Kane, problem child? - Sportsnet.ca
I would not call Evander Kane a "problem child". He may not be a Nicklas Lidström, but he certainly is not a Sean Avery.

WATCH: AHL goalie unaware shootout starts, makes save anyway - CBSSports.com
Manchester Monarchs' goaltender Patrick Bartosak had no clue that the shootout had already begun. At least he made the save.

Let's Go Red Wings!