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Red Wings-Blackhawks: Detroit Earns Berth in Stanley Cup Final Rematch

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

To almost no one's surprise, Detroit is back in the Stanley Cup Final.

After a thrilling scoreless first two periods Thursday night, the Red Wings and Blackhawks each put a goal in the net in the third period, sending Game Five to overtime.

That's when Darren Helm got a lucky bounce right in front of him, placed the puck behind goalie Cristobal Huet, and sent the Red Wings to the Final. Chris Osgood was excellent in net again, saving 30 of the 31 picks shot at him.

Detroit will get its chance to defend its title against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

It's a rematch of last year's Final, a rematch that I'm very excited to see. I have no doubt the Penguins are a better team this season, even without M...

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