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Who is responsible for the Detroit Red Wings Game 4 win over the Anaheim Ducks?

The moment before the moment

The moment before the moment

No wasting time. By now you know what’s happening.

The guide to who’s responsible for the Red Wings’ Game 4 overtime win, in easy to decipher fashion.


The puck gets dumped into the zone, Kyle Quincey and Matt Belesky each go for the puck and cancel each other out. Brendan Smith picks up the puck, puts it directly into Quincey’s feet and loses it behind the net. Andrew Cogliano gets the puck and flips it to Matt Belesky, who get stopped one, whiffs once, then turns around and scores. Responsibility: Brendan Smith (1).

Jakub Kindl separates Kyle Palmieri from the puck. Etem picks up the puck in the corner. Lashoff hits him behind the net. Kindl doesn’t stay with Palmieri, who picks up the puck and throws it on net. Lashoff runs into Jimmy Howard, creating a weird rebound that kicks over to the back door. David Steckel sneaks behind Gustav Nyquist and taps it in. Responsibility: Jakub Kindl (0.33), Brian Lashoff (0.33), Gustav Nyquist (0.33).



Kyle Quincey lets a shot go from the point, which is stopped. Joakim Andersson wins a battle in front to poke the puck into the corner. Cleary picks up the puck and makes a great pass to Smith, who takes a slap shot that bounces twice and finds a way into the back of the net. Responsibility: Joakim Andersson (0.33), Dan Cleary (0.33), Brendan Smith (0.33).

Pavel Datsyuk takes the pass, carries the puck across the neutral zone and into the Anaheim zone. Snipe City. Responsibility: Pavel Datsyuk (1).

Lashoff knocks Daniel Winnik down, freeing up the puck. Kindl makes a nice pass to Andersson, who hits  hits Nyquist streaking up the middle. Hiller poke checks, Nyquist kind of gets a shot off before tumbling into the corner. Damien Brunner swoops in and buries the rebound. Responsibility: Brian Lashoff (0.20), Jakub Kindl (0.20) Joakim Andersson (0.20), Gustav Nyquist (0.20), Damien Brunner (0.20).

Your three Red Wings stars of the game, based on the numbers.

  1. Pavel Datsyuk (+1 goal)
  2.  Joakim Andersson (+0.53 goals)
  3. Dan Cleary (+0.33 goals)

Series totals:

Scored Allowed R #
Pavel Datsyuk 1.5 -0.5 1.00
Henrik Zetterberg 0.78 0 0.78
Dan Cleary 0.91 -0.25 0.66
Johan Franzen 0.83 -0.25 0.58
Gustav Nyquist 0.73 -0.33 0.40
Patrick Eaves 0.25 0 0.25
Jakub Kindl 0.45 -0.33 0.12
Danny DeKeyser 0.25 -0.25 0.00
Damien Brunner 0.98 -1 0.02
Justin Abdelkader 0.25 -0.33 0.08
Kyle Quincey 0.2 -0.33 -0.13
Joakim Andersson 0.53 -0.66 0.13
Valterri Filppula 0.58 -0.75 -0.17
Jonathan Ericsson 0 -0.33 -0.33
Jordin Tootoo 0 -0.5 -0.50
Nicklas Kronwall 0 -0.58 -0.58
Cory Emmerton 0 -0.66 0.66
Brian Lashoff 0.2 -1.33 1.13
Jimmy Howard 0 -1.16 1.16
Brendan Smith 0.53 -2.41 -1.88

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