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Detroit Falls to Pittsburgh After Controversial Hit Forces Abdelkader Out
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Goalie Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Detroit Red Wings lays on the ice as Sidney Crosby #87, Evgeni Malkin #71 and Chris Kunitz #14 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate after teammate Olli Maatta #3 (not pictured) scores a late 2nd period goal during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on December 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

Detroit Falls to Pittsburgh After Controversial Hit Forces Abdelkader Out

The Detroit Red Wings suffered their fourth straight loss Saturday night in Detroit. They sit fourth in the Atlantic Division, but should be thankful that they are not still in the West. Their 39 points would place them 5th and 6th in the Central and Pacific Divisions respectively.

The loss came at the hands of the top team in the Eastern Conference, the ever-dangerous Pittsburgh Penguins, led by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin (Ranked 1st and 3rd  in total points league-wide). No team in the East has a better goals for-goals against differential than +31, and only Boston (70) has allowed fewer goals than the Penguins (74).

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Kevin Sporka

Kevin Sporka

Kevin Sporka is the Senior Media Analyst and Detroit Red Wings beat writer at HOHM. He is also the author of the Fantasy Hockey Fridays, Milestone Monday, and Legends By the Number segments.
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