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Trending: Wings finally tame Bruins, 3-2, in overtime

Athanasiou nets two, including game-winner; Howard stones Pastrnak

by Dana Wakiji and Arthur J. Regner @Dwakiji and @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- The comeback kids were back in action Thursday night, sending their fans home thankful for another victory, their ninth in the last 11 games.

Although they did not have to rally from another two-goal deficit, the Detroit Red Wings fell behind 1-0 and then 2-1 to their longtime nemesis, the Boston Bruins, before Andreas Athanasiou tied and then won the game 49 seconds into overtime.

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Notes: Blashill and Boston's Krug have strong connection

Marchand, Pastrnak will present Wings with challenges

by Dana Wakiji and Arthur J. Regner @Dwakiji and @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- They are on opposite, division-rival teams but there remains a strong connection between Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill and Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug.

Blashill coached Krug in the USHL with the Indiana Ice in 2008-09 but he's known Krug even longer than that.

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Detroit sends Wade Megan to Grand Rapids

Sixth-year pro has skated in six games for Detroit in November

by Kyle Kujawa / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today assigned center Wade Megan to the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins.

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Notes: Bertuzzi could be insurance policy for Wings' penalty kill

Helm expected to miss 6-8 weeks; Bruins banged up

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- It's always a good idea to have an insurance policy.

For the Detroit Red Wings, that insurance policy on the penalty kill could be Tyler Bertuzzi.

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Up next: Boston Bruins

Bruins' blue line ravaged by injuries

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- When the Red Wings welcome the Boston Bruins to Little Caesars Arena for their Wednesday night clash (7:30 p.m. face-off), they'll be facing a Bruins team that is a bit banged up.

Similar to what the Red Wings faced at the beginning of season, the Bruins are currently experiencing a plethora of injuries to their defensive corps.

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Notes: Vanek, Ericsson closer to returning; Helm out a while

Rookie dinner in New York more fun after comeback victory

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- As it has been all season with the Red Wings, it is one step forward, another back when it comes to injuries.

Forward Darren Helm is expected to miss an extended period of time with an upper-body injury but forward Thomas Vanek and defenseman Jonathan Ericsson could return as soon as Wednesday.

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Trending: Red Wings stage another comeback win, 3-2 in overtime

Detroit's a victor again after being down by two goals

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

NEWARK -- It may not translate into long-term success, but for now, the Red Wings will take it.

For the fourth time in six games, the Wings defied the odds and fought back from a two-goal deficit to win a hockey game, defeating the New Jersey Devils, 3-2, in overtime Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center.   . 

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Darren Helm injured early in first period versus Devils

Speedy forward left game with an upper-body injury, unable to return

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

NEWARK -- Early in the first period, Red Wings left wing Darren Helm received a hard check from the New Jersey Devils' Travis Zajac and suffered an upper-body injury.

He did not return to the game.

 

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Notes: Inclement weather alters Red Wings' travel plans

Detroit experiences a mini odyssey on the road to New Jersey

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

OTTAWA/JERSEY CITY -- When Mother Nature speaks, mankind listens.

Due to a nor'easter mixture of snow, freezing rain, ice and wind on the east coast, the Red Wings were forced to spend an extra night in Ottawa instead of immediately traveling to New Jersey after Thursday night's 2-1 loss to the Senators.

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Taking Flight - From the 'Q' to the 'D'

Guidance from Shawn Horcoff has helped transform my game

by Joe Veleno @jveleno91 / Special to DetroitRedWings.com

The Red Wings drafted center Joe Veleno in the first round, 30th overall, in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-1, 191-pound native of Montreal is one of four Red Wings prospects writing for our Taking Flight blog series, which chronicles the players' ups and downs as they work their way to becoming Red Wings. Veleno currently plays for the Drummondville Voltigeurs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Here is his first blog entry, 'From the Q to the D.'

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