Daniel Cleary and Drew Miller both scored first period goals as the Red Wings held on to beat the Ducks 2-1 last night at Anaheim to sweep the two-game series at Honda Center. Jimmy Howard kicked aside 33 of the 34 shots he faced for Detroit which beat Anaheim 5-1 on Friday. Tonight, it’s Detroit at Phoenix.
In minor league hockey yesterday, in the ECHL in Kalamazoo, the K-Wings lost in a 3-to-2 shootout to Wheeling. And in college hockey yesterday at Joe Louis Arena, Michigan fell to Notre Dame 3-to-1 in the CCHA title game.