June 12, 2013 |
Based on the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks are favored to oust the surging Boston Bruins and win their second Stanley Cup in the last four years. Then again, as the Los Angeles Kings showed last year, the regular season doesn't mean much in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Fact is, Boston - which had 15 fewer points than Chicago in the lockout-shortened, 48-game regular season - has been playing with a relaxed but focused attitude ever since it made the most remarkable Game 7 recovery in NHL history, way back in Round 1 against Toronto.
October 27, 1990 |
Rick Zombo and Sergei Fedorov scored goals eight seconds apart in the third period as Detroit beat Minnesota, 8-6, last night, keeping the Red Wings unbeaten at home and the North Stars winless on the road. Detroit took 47 shots against goalie Kari Takko, recalled Monday from Kalamazoo (Mich.), where he was 4-0-1 with a 2.00 goals-against average.
December 29, 2012
Friday's men's basketball game between Temple and Detroit, part of the Gotham Classic at the Liacouras Center, was postponed because of bad weather. The game will be rescheduled. Conditions in the Midwest combined with wind conditions in Philadelphia prevented Detroit from being able to safely travel to Philadelphia for the game, according to Rick Giles, president of the Gazelle Group, which runs the event.
February 28, 1998 |
Even though he didn't score any points, Sergei Fedorov was a plus for Detroit. Ask a teammate. "It was good to have him back," Detroit forward Vyacheslav Kozlov said after the Red Wings beat visiting Florida last night, 3-1. Fedorov ended a long contract dispute Thursday when the Red Wings matched a $38 million, six-year offer sheet from Carolina. "For a guy who hasn't played two-thirds of the season, he looked good," said forward Darren McCarty, who scored Detroit's last goal.
November 2, 2012 |
THERE'S a particular genre of film and photography that has become associated with Detroit in recent years: Called "rubble porn" or "ruin porn," it dwells on aestheticized images of urban decay and hopelessness that have become glib visual signifiers, not just of Detroit but of post-industrial America. "Detropia" trafficks in its share of those images, most strikingly the ghostly and tattered facade of a once-splendid skyscraper, teetering precariously on a blighted skyline. But in the hands of filmmakers Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, "Detropia" largely sidesteps the cliches and facile false choices that have beset so many Detroit movies.
December 15, 2008 |
HOW DID IT come to this? The current debate on whether to rescue Detroit automakers reflects a deep animus toward that most American of enterprises, the auto companies. It feels almost like a nasty divorce. You know, you've either been through one, or had friends who have, and after a while, everything is exaggerated, every utterance is an assault, nothing makes sense. All that's left is hatred and distrust. Two cases in point: I was in a bar in New York City the other day when a man I just met was positive that Ford workers once upon a time sabotaged their own products as part of a labor dispute with the company.
July 27, 2006 |
Former Flyers defenseman Danny Markov signed a $2.5 million, 1-year contract with Detroit yesterday. Markov had 11 assists in 58 games for the Nashville Predators last season, and the Moscow native was a key player for Russia at the Turin Olympics. He missed 17 games with various injuries. The 6-1, 190-pound Markov also has played for Toronto, Phoenix and Carolina in addition to the Flyers, contributing 131 points in 472 NHL games. His best season was with the Coyotes in 2001-02, when he had career highs in goals (six)
September 3, 1992 |
Lomas Brown was on his way home from the funeral of Detroit teammate Eric Andolsek in June when he heard more terrible news. Another friend, Eagles All- Pro defensive tackle Jerome Brown, had been killed along with his nephew in an auto accident in Brooksville, Fla. "It's still hard to grasp," Lomas Brown said. "I mean, Eric and Jerome were there. Then suddenly, they aren't. It takes time to get over. "It was a double shock. Eric was a friend and a colleague, and so was Jerome.
April 9, 2012 |
ALEX AVILA'S drive sailed to deep rightfield, barely clearing both an outfielder and a wall. An exhilarating opening series at Comerica Park was finally over, and the Detroit catcher could look forward to some much-needed rest. "I'm too tired right now," Avila said. "I'm glad we have an off day [Monday]. This weekend has been crazy. " Avila's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Tigers a stunning 13-12 victory over Boston on Sunday, leaving the Red Sox winless in three games under new manager Bobby Valentine.