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NHL Network presents: Game 4 2011 WCQF: Coyotes vs. Red Wings

Thursday, 08.04.2011 / 12:01 AM / NHL Network

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NHL Network presents: Game 4 2011 WCQF: Coyotes vs. Red Wings
All summer long, NHL Network will be replaying the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. NHL Network presents: Game 2011 WCQF: Coyotes vs. Red Wings
All summer long, NHL Network will be replaying the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs -- from every jaw-dropping goal to every highlight-reel save to every crushing defeat.

Each game of the postseason -- spanning the more than two-month period from the opening round to Boston's Game 7 clincher of the Stanley Cup Final -- will be shown on the Network throughout the offseason.

Fans can tune in at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET nightly for a different game -- and different chance to re-live history. A complete program schedule can be found on NHLNetwork.com.


By now, the Red Wings were comfortably in control, but the Coyotes remained confident they could make a series out of it yet as the scene shifted to Glendale.

Coyotes vs. Red Wings Game 4 Gallery
Those hopes were doused quickly as the Winged Wheel got off to another sprinting start. Ruslan Salei and Drew Miller scored in the opening 2:41. The Coyotes came charging back, but Jimmy Howard made save after save in the first, holding the Coyotes back long enough for Valtteri Filppula to extend the lead to 3-0 early in the second.

The Phoenix power play kept clicking even with reduced opportunities, however, as David Schlemko got the Coyotes on the board midway through the second. Johan Franzen continued to bedevil them, nasty hit in Game 2 notwithstanding, adding to the Detroit lead with second goal of the series less than a minute into the third period. Whitney came through again on the power play but that's all Howard was giving that night. Detroit's 4-2 win made it a 3-0 series lead and pushed the Coyotes to the brink; they had to win Game 4 to stave off elimination.

2011 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS REPLAY SCHEDULE
DATE TIME GAME
Mon, Aug 1 6 p.m. ET  Western Conference Quarterfinals: Coyotes @  Red Wings, Game 1 
Tue, Aug 2
6 p.m. ET
Western Conference Quarterfinals: Coyotes @  Red Wings, Game 2
Wed, Aug 3
6 p.m. ET
  Western Conference Quarterfinals: Red Wings @  Coyotes, Game 3  
Thu, Aug 4
6 p.m. ET
Western Conference Quarterfinals: Red Wings @  Coyotes, Game 4

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