The Toledo Walleye erased a three-goal deficit to defeat the Idaho Steelheads 5-4 as Detroit Red Wings prospect goalie Sebastian Cossa raised his postseason record to 5-1 in the ECHL playoffs
Cossa posted 26 saves in the game, including 10 in the third period when the Steelheads were blanked.
Brandon Hawkins scored the game-winning goal for the Walleye with 2:31 left in regulation. Red Wings prospect defenseman Seth Barton assisted on that goal.
The Steelheads own a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, but the next two games are in Toledo.
— Toledo Walleye (@ToledoWalleye) May 25, 2023
Red Wings’ Offseason
It will be Detroit Red Wings player Dominik Kubalik vs. his Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde today when the Czechia plays USA in the World Championships quarterfinals (11:20 a.m., NHL Network). Detroit prospect Carter Mazur is also on the U.S. team.
Red Wings In Case You Missed IT
- The Red Wings learned how valuable Michael Rasmussen was when he was out of the lineup.
- It will be difficult keeping up with the Buffalo Sabres if they land a big-time goalie. .
- Two KHL teams are competing to land Detroit Red Wings prospect Dmitri Buchelnikov
Hockey Now Network
Boston: The Bruins goalie trade rumors haven’t gone away. Boston Bruins.
Buffalo: Sabres Notebook includes Jack Eichel and Alex Tuch’s contribution to USA at the World Championships. Buffalo Sabres
Chicago: Max Domi came through for Chicago when he was with the Blackhawks. Chicago Blackhawks.
Colorado: Evan Rawal explores the possibility of the Avalanche re-signing Evan Rodrigues. Colorado Avalanche.
Florida: The Panthers were only in a playoff spot for 28% of this season. Now they are in the Stanley Cup Final. How did this happen? Florida Panthers.
Nashville: Yaroslav Askarov and Joakim Kemel are playing impressively enough in Milwaukee to get Predators fans excited. Nashville Predators.
Philadelphia: Chuck Bausman writes that the Flyers’ rebuild needs star power and defensive help right off the bat. Philadelphia Flyers.
Vegas: Dan Kingerski writes that the Golden Knights are ignoring “dirty hits” in the name of winning. No retaliation. Vegas Golden Knights.
Washington: Could Capitals solve the Evgeny Kuznetsov problem by working out a trade for Mark Scheifele? Washington Capitals.