Hitchcock has chance encounter

The Red Wings' marquee players need to summon efforts that match their experience and talent.

Updated: April 29, 2004, 4:23 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Here is some notable news from around the playoffs:

Wings need some work
For all the future Hall of Famers in Detroit's lineup, the Red Wings still haven't matched the Calgary Flames in one important category: work ethic.

Brett Hull
Detroit needs its star players to be gritty against Calgary.
Calgary's trademark aggressiveness has been mostly responsible for the Flames' success this season and for their 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series that resumes Thursday night for Game 4 at the Saddledome.

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