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RED WINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Red Wings fans can be total trash too

Red Wings fans are some of the best in the NHL. Unfortunately though you have those certain exceptions like this guy who takes what could be a somewhat humorous take on a ’69’ jersey and just make it trashy. @bustedcoverage Spotted at a Mudhens Game. Stay classy Wings fans pic.twitter.com/hjvRlBWLRI — Hunter (@Eye467) May 4, 2015 Two questions that come to mind. Why would...
Via The Majors Detroit
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Have the Wings had enough of Stephen Weiss?

What do the Red Wings do with Stephen Weiss this summer? After signing a 5-year, $24.5M contract in 2013 to fill a second line center void, Weiss’ time in the Motor City has been hampered by injury and disappointment when he’s managed to hit the ice. When you further break down the numbers with Weiss, that $24.5M has turned into 86 games lost to injury and healthy scratches...
Via The Majors Detroit
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Senior VP on Anthony Mantha: “We had such high hopes for him”

If there’s one thing the Red Wings definitely have going for them it’s the strength of their minor league system. With talent in the pool, the Red Wings ranked fourth according to Hockey’s Future heading into the 2014-15 season with only the Sabres, Flames and Islanders ahead of them. Apparently though there seems to be some disillusionment with one of their top prospects...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The future of the Detroit Red Wings

It’s all over. In a blink of an eye the Detroit Red Wings 2014-15 campaign is finished. The sour taste of a scoreless Game 7 effort is still lingering in the air days later. What a rollercoaster of a ride it was. It started off so well. They were the last remaining NHL team not to lose back-to-back games in regulation. It ended so poorly. The brutal March collapse and the early...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Cherry advises Mike Babcock to coach in San Jose

Where will Mike Babcock coach next season? That’s the question everyone has been debating since the Detroit Red Wings were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Predictions over where Babcock will land have shifted seemingly every time the coach makes a statement to the media. Don Cherry has a suggestion on where Babcock should head for...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks for the Memories Mike Babcock…

I’ll say it. I didn’t think I would be saying this in October of last year but after ten season of solidifying his Hall of Fame credentials, maybe now is the time for Mike Babcock  and the Detroit Red Wings to part ways. I say this with no anger, the man has more than earned […]
Via The Majors National
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard says he won’t request a trade from the Red Wings

There was a changing of the guard in the crease for the Red Wings during the playoffs as Petr Mrazek surpassed Jimmy Howard as the top goaltender in Detroit. Mrazek’s solid numbers combined with unreal saves such as this one led to speculation regarding Howard’s future with the team. The trade rumors haven’t been squashed entirely, but they have been quieted some now that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fan sets Lightning flag on fire, charged with arson

A Detroit Red Wings fan took the team’s Game 7 showdown with the Tampa Bay Lightning far too seriously — criminally so, even — and now faces arson charges after she attempted to set a Tampa Bay Lightning flag on fire during Wednesday’s game at Amalie Arena. Lena Sinishtaj, 35, of Sterling Heights, Mich., was...Read More The post Red Wings fan charged with arson after trying...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How did the Detroit Red Wings handle Marek Zidlicky?

Ahead of tonight’s Game 7 between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena, the Red Wings will have to deal with two changes to the defense. The first and the most attention-grabbing is dealing with the suspension to top defenseman Niklas Kronwall for a hit on Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov […] The post How did the Detroit Red Wings handle Marek Zidlicky...
Via Along the Boards
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit captain Henrik Zetterberg on verge of ending historic streak

The fact that Henrik Zetterberg has played in 22 Stanley Cup Playoff series in his career is incredible. The fact that he has scored at least one goal in each of those series is even more impressive.But Zetterberg's streak is in danger, as the captain enters Game 7 against the Lightning Wednesday with no goals in this series. "Obviously, you want to produce more than I have done...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Game 7 preview

Win . . . and advance.  Lose . . . and go home. Game 7 is one of the greatest things we have in the world of sports, and fortunately for us hockey fans, it’s becoming a little more common each time the Stanley Cup Playoffs roll around.  Wednesday night, Game 7 between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning is sure to be the epic conclusion to a thrilling series. Before...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Kronwall suspended for Game 7 against Lightning

The Detroit Red Wings will be without their top defenseman for Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Niklas Kronwall has been suspended one game for his hit on Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday. Detroit's Niklas Kronwall has been suspended one game for charging Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov. Video: ow.ly...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This Petr Mrazek stick save was the best

YouTube Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek made 27 saves Monday night in Game Six, none more ridiculous than this stick save on Brian Boyle.  It’s just too bad it didn’t mean anything in the end as the Lightning won 5-2 to take the series to a seventh and final game in Tampa Wednesday night. But come on, this save is bonkers.   Here’s the entire play:
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Goalie Petr Mrazek Makes Save Of The Year Vs. Lightning (GIF)

Petr Mrazek made the save of the playoffs Monday night. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for the Detroit Red Wings goaltender, as the Tampa Bay Lightning forced a Game 7 by pushing four goals past him en route to a 5-2 win. We don’t know how he did this, and won’t attempt to put this into words. Just watch. Petr Mrazek with the save of the year! @DetroitRedWings http://t.co...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Cooper and the rest of the NHL need to stop whining

Fans of the Detroit Red Wings know their team is a national draw, so they live with the trade off that more games than they would like end up on the networks of NBC and NBCSN. This arrangement ultimately leaves fans with the unpleasant situation of having to listen to color commentator Eddie Olczyk point […] The post Jon Cooper and the rest of the NHL need to stop whining appeared...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa coach Jon Cooper accuses Detroit of cheating

Tampa Bay head coach Jon Cooper might have just given the Red Wings some bulletin board material. The Lightning bench boss told the Tampa Bay Times that the Red Wings are the league experts in interfering with opposing players without getting called for the required penalty."There are 30 teams in the league, and nobody does it more than the Detroit Red Wings, hands down," Cooper...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: One win away to bypass the storm

The Detroit Red Wings have a chance to silence the critics and put their end of regular season collapse in the rear-view mirror. All it takes is one more win and they have two shots to do it. Realistically the collapse made the Red Wings miss out on finishing second in the Atlantic Division, which meant having home ice advantage in the first round against the Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pavel Datsyuk is a funny dude.

YouTube Pavel Datsyuk is a funny guy.  He has some of the best (if not the best) hands in the NHL.  He can dangle like no other. He’s as gentlemanly as they come. They might as well re-name the Lady Byng trophy the Pav.  He can snipe when he needs to.  He dishes helpers like a philanthropist. But as good a hockey player as he is, he may be equally as funny.  YouTuber “The...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Red Wings “Octopi Girl” Brittany is pretty darn cool

All eyes will be on the octopi that will dress the Joe Louis Arena ice and the girls in charge of picking them up this playoff season.  The MVP of the Red Wings ice crew and octopi removal team is Brittany.  She was “discovered” by a friend of the program, Isaac of Uproxx, last playoff season and now runs stuff. She picks up a mean octopus and she was decent enough to answer...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Miller’s thought after skate blade to face: ‘Oh my God, my eye is gone’

Detroit Red Wings winger Drew Miller on Wednesday said he feels “blessed” to be no worse for wear — relatively speaking, in hockey player terms — after a terrifying incident during Tuesday’s game when Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone’s skate blade caught him on his right cheek, causing two lacerations and coming perilously close to...Read More The post Drew Miller’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Miller left with ghastly injury after being cut near eye by skate (pic/vid)

Detroit Red Wings left winger Drew Miller arguably is lucky not to be left more severely injured — or even blinded in his right eye — after a terrifying incident during the team’s game on Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators. In a disturbing scene that shockingly could have been much worse, Miller was caught on...Read More The post Drew Miller left with ghastly injury after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Miller takes skate to the face

Sometimes a visor just isn’t enough in the sport of hockey. Drew Miller learned that the hard way after taking Mark Stone’s skate to the face during a faceoff. Warning: This GIF will make you cringe. GIF i LITERALLY SCREAMED WHEN I SAW THIS Drew Miller skate to the face pic.twitter.com/VqFMkm8dWV — Steph (@myregularface) April 1, 2015   The GIF doesn’t show that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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