2017 NHL Draft Profile: Erik Brännström could provide the Red Wings with offensive flair on defense

While not as well-known as his countryman Timothy Liljegren, Erik Brännström has emerged as one of the top defensive prospects coming out of Europe this year. This HV71 defenseman has put on an impressive showing across the SuperElit, the SHL, and the U18s, and has been drawing enough interest from scouts that I could see him being taken as a late 1st round pick. Brännström led...
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4 hours ago

Quick Hits: The Watch-the-Final Edition

In Red Wings Land Jeff Blashill on World Championship, Larkin, Howard, Wings prospects | Freep.ComBlashill discuses coaching the U.S. at the World Championship, and impressions of Wings prospects in AHL playoffs. Unsurprisingly, he's happy about Wings players doing well and noncommittal about what next seasons' squad is going to look like (probably because he knows he doesn't really...
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8 hours ago

The “What Ifs” That Could Have Led the Wings to the Playoffs

Welcome to Bizarro World, where the Red Wings are a playoff team. Now that enough time has passed that the sting of missing the playoffs has numbed, it is time to rip that scar right off and start the bleeding anew while howling “what if???” to the heavens, desperate for answers. As the Stanley Cup Final looms, the time is right to look at some what-if scenarios that could have...
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1 day ago

Predators fans throw catfish on ice to celebrate Stanley Cup berth

The Nashville Predators clinched their first ever berth to the Stanley Cup Finals, and a franchise tradition helped the team celebrate.Fans threw a dead catfish onto the ice after the Predators sealed a 6-3 win in Game 6 over the Anaheim Ducks to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Predators first began play in 1998, and it took six seasons before the new franchise finally made...
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Detroit Red Wings trade rumors: Calvin de Haan edition

It is a known fact around the NHL that the Detroit Red Wings need to add some depth and skill to their blue line and this summer could make or break their chances of making it back to the playoffs next season. For the Red Wings, general manager Ken Holland could look to make some moves this offseason in hopes that he can sure up his team’s backend. There have been rumors surrounding...
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NHL Expansion Draft: Detroit Red Wings Protection Strategy

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8 days ago

WATCH: Paint The Ice at Joe Louis Arena | 5/10/17

Thousands of Red Wings fans poured into The Joe to paint their farewell messages on the ice at Joe Louis Arena.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Expansion Draft predictions

With the NHL Expansion Draft just five and half weeks away, the Detroit Red Wings are working hard to figure which players they should protect and which ones they should expose. Detroit’s general manager, Ken Holland has a tough task to put together his list of which players to expose and which ones he wants to protect. The NHL will be holding the Expansion Draft on June 18-20...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Hortons - "There’s More to the Story" | Anthony Mantha

"There's More to the Story" - Anthony Mantha | Presented by Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop​ | Hear Anthony's story as he talks about growing up in Quebec, playing junior hockey in Val-d'Or and being drafted by the Red Wings
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The end of an era

This season has been a long and arduous one for the Detroit Red Wings. After completing their regular season with a win 4-1 on Sunday against the New Jersey Devils, the team gave one final goodbye to Joe Louis Arena. Coincidentally, the last game at Joe Louis Arena would also be Henrik Zetterberg’s 1,000th career game. Riley Sheahan, who had not scored prior to the last game of...
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Riley Sheahan avoids ugly NHL record with goal in last game of season

Riley Sheahan can take a big sigh of relief. The extremely unlucky Detroit Red Wings forward finally scored his first goal in the final game of the season. In doing so, he narrowly avoided going down in the history books with an ugly NHL record.Sheahan nearly became the first forward in league history to appear in every single game and not score while taking at least 100 shots....
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg knocks over fan’s beer, apologizes with an autographed stick

Henrik Zetterberg knocked over a fan’s beer during warmups, but he came through with an incredible gesture which made the fan instantly forget about his wasted drink.But first, some quick advice for all of you hockey fans out there.There’s two rules to remember if you ever find yourself in the front row at a hockey game: Don’t bang on the glass and don’t put your drink on...
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April 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Ode to the Joe: Hockey's 20 most memorable moments at Joe Louis Arena

While killer concerts and figure skating soap operas occurred within its walls, Joe Louis Arena is best known as the home of the Detroit Red Wings. Since opening its doors in 1979, the Joe has held court to some of the NHL's most amazing moments. With the end of this Red Wings' campaign comes the move to a new barn and plenty of reason to reminisce about the many happenings over...
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings’ 25-year playoff streak is most impressive in sports history

As has been abundantly clear for months, the Detroit Red Wings will not qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year for the first time since 1990. The 25-year stretch of dominance is not the longest playoff streak in NHL history, but considering the era and the changes that have occurred during that time, it’s arguably the most impressive. In fact, one could make the point...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

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