On Air Now

Current Show

The Sean Hannity Show   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Call the Sean Hannity Show at 800-941-7326

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
83° Feels Like: 84°
Wind: N 16 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 56°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 76°

Wed Night

Partly Cloudy 52°

Alerts

Coyotes force Game Seven against Red Wings


Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (R) is sprayed with ice shavings while making a save against the Phoenix Coyotes in the second period of Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final hockey game in Detroit, Michigan April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (R) is sprayed with ice shavings while making a save against the Phoenix Coyotes in the second period of Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final hockey game in Detroit, Michigan April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Phoenix Coyotes claimed a must-win contest 5-2 over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday to force Game Seven in the Western Conference best-of-seven series.

Phoenix got goals from five different players and 31 saves from Ilya Bryzgalov to level the series 3-3.

The Coyotes will host Game Seven on Tuesday with a chance to advance to the second round for the first time since the franchise moved to Phoenix.

Facing elimination, Lauri Korpikoski opened the scoring for the visitors at 4:10 in the first period and Mathieu Schneider gave the Coyotes a 2-0 lead in the second.

After Brad Stuart put the Red Wings on the scoreboard, Radim Vrbata and Wojtek Wolski closed the second with goals for Phoenix who went up 5-1 on Taylor Pyatt's tip-in at 5:25 in the third.

Darren Helm added a final goal for Detroit with 3:31 remaining.

The two-time defending Western Conference champion Red Wings had won the previous two games by a combined score of 7-1 to take control of the series but could lose in the opening round for the first time since the 2005-06 season.

(Reporting by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles, editing by Ed Osmond)

Comments