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Detroit Red Wings Photos

Detroit Red Wings Photos

  1. DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Drew Miller #20 of the Detroit Red Wings follows the play during a NHL game The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche tries to skate past the defending Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  2. DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings skates after a loose puck in front of Brad Stuart #17 of the Colorado Avalanche during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche checks Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings into the boards during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  3. DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to skate past the defending Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings skates around the net with the puck in front of Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  4. DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings protects the puck from Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Daniel Briere #48 of the Colorado Avalanche skates in for his shoot-out attempt on Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  5. DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 21: Calvin Pickard #31 of the Colorado Avalanche stops Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings on a shoot-out attempt to secure the win during a NHL game on December 21, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Wings 2-1 in a shootout (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) scores on Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34) in a shootout during an NHL hockey game in Detroit Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Colorado won 2-1. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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