What Bettors Need To Know: Wings at Pens Game 6

Posted by Ari in Frozen Assets on June 9, 2009 — No Comments

I know it’s a little late, but here’s my preview of game 6 from Covers:

Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins (-140, 5.5): Matchup and trends

The Hank and Pav show

Pavel Datsyuk returned in a big way on Saturday, registering two assists and a +2 rating in 17:38 of ice time. Datsyuk, along with linemates Henrik Zetterberg and Dan Cleary, were the catalysts in Detroit’s 5-0 shutout of the Penguins.

“(I am) feeling good and more confident,” said Pavel Datsyuk on Sunday.

Mike Babcock is unsure whether he’ll pair up Datsyuk and Zetterberg for Game 6.

The Os-good, the Os-bad, and the Os-ugly

Chris Osgood played well in the first two games of this series, but has struggled on the road during the postseason. The Detroit goalie is 11-1 with a 1.40 goals against average at home and 4-5 with a 2.91 GAA on the road. Osgood has looked nothing like the netminder who had a 3.09 GAA and .887 save percentage during the regular season.

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