Point-Counterpoint: Tomas Tatar, Drafting a Forward and Kevin Shattenkirk

The Red Wings are facing an off-season filled with tough choices. Welcome to another edition of Point-Counterpoint. Corey (CoreyWIIM) and Kyle (KTBauer). We will have a statement, Corey and Kyle will be placed on either side of the issue and will need to defend the side they were placed on. This will be interesting at times, because either could and will at times be placed on...
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11 hours 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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2017 NHL Draft Profile: Should the Red Wings trade up, Casey Mittelstadt is everything you’d want in a top center

Player vitals Name: Casey MittelstadtPosition: Center/Left WingDate of birth: November 22, 1998Birthplace: Eden Prairie, MinnesotaHeight: 6’1”Weight: 201 lbsNHL comparable: Tyler Seguin Rankings ISS Hockey: #5McKeen’s Hockey: #4Future Considerations: #4NHL CSS: #3 (North American skaters) Player Analysis Casey Mittelstadt is a dominant forward who has the ability...
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1 day ago

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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Red Wings Player Grades: Petr Mrazek

The Red Wings goaltender took a step or too back this year, but how bad was it? Player Profile Born: Ostrava, CZE 14 February 1992 Height/Weight: 6’2” / 183 Position: Goalie Stats GP : 50 GS (games started): 44 W/L/OT: 18/21/9 adjGSAA: 1.71 LD/MD/HD SV%: 97.92/91.4/81.5 Season Narrative Over the summer, the Red Wings and Petr Mrazek agreed on a 2 year, 4M AAV...
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2 days ago

NHL Expansion Draft: Detroit Red Wings Protection Strategy

Via FOX Sports
3 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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Vegas Expansion Draft Options

Next month’s Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft could present the Detroit Red Wings with an opportunity to improve their team, despite the guarantee they’ll be losing someone. In fact, most teams will be wheeling and dealing before the Golden Knights nab a player from each of their unprotected lists. Since all 30 teams are in the same boat, Ken Holland and the Red Wings will...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 days ago

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...
8 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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21 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...
Via The Comeback
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...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

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