The Detroit Red Wings are 20 minutes away from advancing to the second round.
The second period of game seven saw the Ducks and Wings trade offensive chances. Jonas Hiller had to be strong on the puck to keep the from scoring on this chance midway through the period:
But Hiller couldn't stop this backhander from Valtteri Filppula, which gave the Red Wings a 3-1 lead:
The Ducks finished the period on a power play, but had trouble generating any good chances before Teemu Selanne took a penalty on this play to cut the man-advantage short:
Wow, that looked like a really rough hit on Jimmy Howard. Let's see that again:
Jimmy Howard has been playing really well considering he's being attacked by ghosts apparently.— SB Nation NHL (@SBNationNHL) May 13, 2013
The Red Wings lead in shots 27-25 after two periods.