Final

Series (Game 8 of 8)

Detroit leads 7-1

Game 1: Saturday, October 22nd
Red Wings6Final
Blue Jackets0
Game 2: Monday, October 24th
Red Wings6Final
Blue Jackets2
Game 3: Tuesday, December 20th
Blue Jackets3Final
SO
Red Wings4
Game 4: Saturday, December 31st
Blue Jackets2Final
Red Wings5
Game 5: Wednesday, January 18th
Red Wings4Final
Blue Jackets0
Game 6: Saturday, March 25th
Blue Jackets5Final
SO
Red Wings4
Game 7: Friday, April 7th
Blue Jackets5Final
SO
Red Wings6
Game 8: Saturday, April 8th
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Blue Jackets2

Red Wings 4

(54-15-8, 116 pts)

Blue Jackets 2

(32-41-4, 68 pts)

7:00 PM ET, April 8, 2006

Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

1 2 3 T
DET 2 1 14
CBJ 1 1 02

J. Williams (Red Wings - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

M. Malhotra (Blue Jackets - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

C. Osgood (Red Wings - G): Saves: 27, Save Pct.: .931

Detroit (53-15-8) at Columbus (32-40-4) 7:00 pm EDT

Detroit (53-15-8) at Columbus (32-40-4) 7:00 pm EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ticker) -- The Detroit Red Wings remain one of the few NHL teams with a better record on the road than at home.

Detroit can win its 10th consecutive road game and set a single-season league record for victories away from home Saturday when it visits the Columbus Blue Jackets.

With a 28-6-3 road record, the Red Wings can surpass the record set by the New Jersey Devils in 1998-1999. The Central Division champions have a six-point lead over Ottawa for the Presidents' Trophy and are nine points ahead of Dallas for first place in the Western Conference.

Brendan Shanahan scored his 35th goal and Tomas Holmstrom added the clincher in the fifth round of a shootout as Detroit posted a 6-5 victory over Columbus on Friday.

Rick Nash scored two goals to help the Blue Jackets rally from a three-goal deficit.

Columbus registered its 200th goal of the season Friday - 28th best in the league - and has lost six of the first seven encounters against Detroit this season.

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