Detroit Red Wings defeat Boston Bruins, 2-0
Chris Osgood reached one milestone and approached another one as he helped the Detroit Red Wings blank the Boston Bruins 2-0 Tuesday night.
Osgood made 29 saves for his 50th shutout and 394th career victory.
"I don't put much merit in shutouts," he said. "The only thing they're good for is that you know you have a great chance of winning the game. I grew up watching Grant Fuhr play and he was just about winning games, so that's kind of my mentality."
The Bruins can cry into their beers all they want about missing Marc Savard and Milan Lucic. But the Wings were without Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, Brian Rafalski, and Jonathan Ericsson tonight, and still managed to tuck two pucks behind Tim Thomas to claim the 2-0 win.
"Right now, our top end is having a tough time scoring goals," said Claude Julien. "We've tried other players on the power play, but you can't rely on the bottom part of your forwards to go and win...