Sharks Vs Red Wings : Detroit Forces Game 7

Posted by Admin on Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Detroit Red Wings after falling in early in third period with scor 1-0, yesterday red wings scored three goals and defeated San Jose Sharks 3-1 in Game 6 of their Western Conference Semifinal.Red wings forcing seventh game at Shark Tank on Thursday night.

After scorless two periods, Detroit Red wings find their best game in game 6.getting more of the chances by far, out-shooting the Sharks in the game 44-25 and in the first 40 minutes 32-13. Antii Niemi was terrific for San Jose in the first two frames, as the only thing keeping the game close. Jimmy Howard was solid for Detroit as well, but after two periods we were stuck at nil-nil.

Finally, at 4:03 of the third, after being out-shot more than 2-to-1 throughout the game, the Sharks broke through. Logan Couture came down the right wing and just blasted a shot on Jimmy Howard. The puck squibbed between Howard's legs and crawled just barely across the goal line and in, despite Howard and the Detroit defense's best, last gasp attempts to desperately save it. It was Couture, the Calder Trophy nominee, with his fifth goal of the post-season to make it 1-0 San Jose.

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