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Wings nothing but relieved after Game 7

Updated: May 15, 2009, 9:23 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- There were smiles, but also bruises, in the home dressing room at Joe Louis Arena on Friday night. And a lot of exhaling.

The 2008 Stanley Cup champions were pushed to the limit by the 2007 Stanley Cup champions, a 4-3 nail-biter in Game 7, ending the best-played series in the second round of the NHL playoffs.

Yes, you read that correctly. The Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins series was historical and darn entertaining because of Sidney Crosby and Alex ...

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