The Detroit Red Wings fall to the San Jose Sharks 6-5 in a Western Conference showdown.
@ 7:30 PST 31-7-6, 68 points 32-6-5, 69 points 1st in Central Division 1st in Pacific Division Television CSN BA Radio 98.5 KFOX, Sjsharks.com Antagonists ...
Detroit Red Wings (31-7-6) at San Jose Sharks (32-6-5) 7:30 PM, PST If one was ever to assign the term "Statement Game" to a specific night in the Sharks schedule, this would have to be it....
|- 1, San Jose Goal - Dan Boyle (13), from Ryane Clowe and Douglas Murray at 2:59. 2, Detroit Goal - Valtteri Filppula (6), from Jiri Hudler and Niklas Kronwall at 4:07. 3, San Jose Goal - Joe Pavelski (13), from Milan Michalek and Douglas Murray at 7:22. Penalties - Brad Staubitz, San Jose (tripping), 11:44.|
|- 4, Detroit Power-Play Goal - Marian Hossa (22), from Pavel Datsyuk and Brian Rafalski at 1:34. 5, Detroit Goal - Johan Franzen (21), from Pavel Datsyuk and Tomas Holmstrom at 4:31. 6, San Jose Power-Play Goal - Christian Ehrhoff (3), from Milan Michalek and Ryane Clowe at 7:56. 7, Detroit Goal - Henrik Zetterberg (17), from Dan Cleary and Marian Hossa at 15:37. 8, San Jose Power-Play Goal - Jonathan Cheechoo (7), from Ryane Clowe and Marc-Edouard Vlasic at 18:55. Penalties - Douglas Murray, San Jose (holding), 0:41; Mikael Samuelsson, Detroit (roughing, goaltender interference), 5:27; Mike Grier, San Jose (roughing), 5:27; Andreas Lilja, Detroit (slashing), 5:58; Brett Lebda, Detroit (delay-of-game), 17:32; Johan Franzen, Detroit (roughing), 20:00; Brian Rafalski, Detroit (roughing), 20:00; Marc-Edouard Vlasic, San Jose (roughing), 20:00; Joe Thornton, San Jose (roughing), 20:00.|
|- 9, San Jose Goal - Milan Michalek (11), from Dan Boyle and Christian Ehrhoff at 10:18. 10, San Jose Goal - Patrick Marleau (24), from Ryane Clowe and Marc-Edouard Vlasic at 13:24. 11, Detroit Goal - Brian Rafalski (7), from Henrik Zetterberg and Marian Hossa at 18:04.|