Jordan Staal's big night signals the return to his rookie form from his sophomore slump.
Chris Chelios said he wants to keep playing as long as it's fun and as long as he feels able to contribute.
Los Angeles is trying to keep star forward Ziggy Palffy from becoming a free agent July 1.
The Red Wings appear unlikely to re-sign forward Brett Hull, who will turn 40 in August.
If the Red Wings can't stave off elimination Monday night the team will begin an uncertain summer.
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The Red Wings' marquee players need to summon efforts that match their experience and talent.
Andrew Raycroft is the main reason the Bruins lead the Canadiens three games to one.
Now is the time for every player to prove himself, but some prominent names have a little more to prove.
Almost every playoff pairing features a good rivalry that will only get stronger after the puck is dropped.
It won't be surprising if Manual Legace starts in net for the Red Wings when the playoffs begin next week.
It's fitting that Detroit's goaltending picture is getting fuzzy again with the playoffs less than two weeks away.
If Curtis Joseph falters, Dave Lewis probably won't hesitate with a quick hook to give Manny Legace a chance.