With this roller coaster of ups and downs for the Canes this week, are you feeling it like Ruu?
Winging It In Motown's season-long look at correcting the stats for context continues. Join us for an in-depth analysis of the Red Wings' game against the Hurricanes on Wednesday.
Cam Ward earned his fourth shutout of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes kept their slim playoff hopes alive Wednesday night with a solid 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings in front of 17,602 at the RBC.
The Carolina Hurricanes, (38-30-11) are not eliminated from the postseason yet, but general consensus is that they will need to win out to give themselves a chance to get in. With just three games left in their regular season, tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings, (46-23-10) is another very important one.
|- No scoring. Penalties - Justin Abdelkader, Detroit (Tripping), 4:08; Eric Staal, Carolina (Slashing), 12:18; Jonathan Ericsson, Detroit (Tripping), 17:30.|
|- 1, Carolina Power-Play Goal - Derek Joslin (2), from Cory Stillman and Eric Staal at 4:04. 2, Carolina Goal - Jeff Skinner (30), from Eric Staal at 18:47. Penalties - Justin Abdelkader, Detroit (Holding), 3:31.|
|- 3, Carolina Goal - Erik Cole (25), from Eric Staal at 5:44. Penalties - Drayson Bowman, Carolina (Hi stick - double minor), 1:36; Mike Modano, Detroit (Hi-sticking), 8:32.|