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07:17 AM ET 05.07 | Because he had a clean look at the overtime game-winner Monday night, Jonas Hiller is bound to take some heat for Anaheim's Game 4 loss despite his 46-save performance. Goalie controversy? No question. Here's the controversy: Where were the rest of the Ducks to help their battered goaltender. ... "They played very good, very hard, very desperate," Coach Bruce Boudreau said of the Red Wings. "Quite frankly, we didn't have 20 players playing. I mean, we had some passengers tonight." There's only one problem with having two goalies who played equally as well and equally as often during the regular season. When the team loses a playoff game, everyone clamors for a change.

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May 7, 2013  08:01 AM ET

It's Detroit ! No chance this series was going less then 6 games. No Fu***** chance Bruce !

May 7, 2013  08:22 AM ET

Anyone calling for Hiller's replacement needs to switch the channel to the NBA because they don't know what the hell they're talking about. Hiller was excellent last night and almost stole a game that the Wings dominated start to finish.

The biggest difference I saw on the ice last night was the Ducks forwards did not forecheck as hard, which made it much easier for the Wings to come out of their own zone.

May 7, 2013  08:28 AM ET

Corey Perry where are you?

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May 7, 2013  09:09 AM ET
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Anyone calling for Hiller's replacement needs to switch the channel to the NBA because they don't know what the hell they're talking about. Hiller was excellent last night and almost stole a game that the Wings dominated start to finish.The biggest difference I saw on the ice last night was the Ducks forwards did not forecheck as hard, which made it much easier for the Wings to come out of their own zone.

+1000000

May 7, 2013  09:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Anyone calling for Hiller's replacement needs to switch the channel to the NBA because they don't know what the hell they're talking about. Hiller was excellent last night and almost stole a game that the Wings dominated start to finish.The biggest difference I saw on the ice last night was the Ducks forwards did not forecheck as hard, which made it much easier for the Wings to come out of their own zone.

I hear the Red Wings are calling for his replacement

May 7, 2013  09:25 AM ET
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I hear the Red Wings are calling for his replacement

No kidding...he's been stellar for them..why the hell would they change now?
Wings did dominate the play in that game and he kept the Ducks in it.

May 7, 2013  09:26 AM ET
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+1000000

Congrats to the Rags last night Spiny!!

May 7, 2013  09:31 AM ET

Glad to see Detroit making a series out of it.

Glad to see the Rags didn't roll over.

May 7, 2013  09:36 AM ET
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Glad to see Detroit making a series out of it. Glad to see the Rags didn't roll over.

now they need to keep it going...last night they could have folded up when the caps...who are just relentless by the way...kept tying it back up...

May 7, 2013  09:36 AM ET
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Congrats to the Rags last night Spiny!!

and that's one...one more to even it up now...

May 7, 2013  09:40 AM ET
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Corey Perry where are you?

ask Jimmy Howard that question

May 7, 2013  09:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

No kidding...he's been stellar for them..why the hell would they change now?Wings did dominate the play in that game and he kept the Ducks in it.

because certain bobble heads get paid ungodly sums of money to talk

May 7, 2013  09:45 AM ET
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now they need to keep it going...last night they could have folded up when the caps...who are just relentless by the way...kept tying it back up...

IF, and that is a BIG IF, the Pens advance, I don't want them to face the Caps. So, the Rags need to do what they can. ;) At least bit them up a bit...jeez.

But my team has its own problems. GL.

May 7, 2013  09:53 AM ET
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At least bit them up a bit...jeez. But my team has its own problems. GL.

bit them up? wrong team for biting.... :)

May 7, 2013  09:53 AM ET
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IF, and that is a BIG IF, the Pens advance, I don't want them to face the Caps. So, the Rags need to do what they can. ;) At least bit them up a bit...jeez. But my team has its own problems. GL.

beat them up a bit...

If they want to bit them up, that's fine too...whatever that entails. ;)

May 7, 2013  09:56 AM ET
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beat them up a bit...If they want to bit them up, that's fine too...whatever that entails. ;)

Turn them into little bits?


Let's Go Pens!

May 7, 2013  10:06 AM ET
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bit them up? wrong team for biting.... :)

Yeah-- definately dont use your teeth.

May 7, 2013  10:06 AM ET

Did he use adult language?


How funny would it be if the Caps advance and the Ducks don't?

 
May 7, 2013  10:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

IF, and that is a BIG IF, the Pens advance, I don't want them to face the Caps. So, the Rags need to do what they can. ;) At least bit them up a bit...jeez. But my team has its own problems. GL.

Basically what your saying is Hank is hotter than Holtby?

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