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Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening gorgeous spin-o-rama on Bishop

Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening gorgeous spin-o-rama on Lightning goalie Ben Bishop. SHG to boot.Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Dominate But Can’t Solve Mrazek

Matched against a Detroit Red Wings squad whom they had plenty of success against in the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning emerged with a decently impressive effort in Thursday’s opening contest of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Storming the Detroit end from nearly the moment the puck first dropped to the ice, the Lightning would go on to compile a staggering total...
Via Lightning Shout
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Detroit vs. Tampa Bay Predictions

As much as I hate to be the guy who picks against the Detroit Red Wings, the Tampa Bay Lightning will be a tough test for Detroit, who just advanced to the postseason for the 24th straight season. I briefly gave my prediction for the series, in fellow Red Wings correspondent Alex Eisen’s weekly article, but I feel the needed to expand upon my prediction for the series.  Arguably...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Playoff Preview: Discussing the Matchup With the Tampa Bay Lighting And Beyond

The usual things are certain in life, like death, taxes and many vegetables not tasting good. Now, adding the Detroit Red Wings making the playoffs to that list might be a good idea. For the 24th straight season, the Red Wings will play in the tournament for Lord Stanley’s mug, and take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in round one. Detroit has been forced to play playoff hockey for...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Here Are The Top 10 Goals Of The Year From The NHL

Every year the NHL has some pretty incredible goals and this list is nothing short of jaw-dropping. When you see #3 you’ll wonder how it wasn’t #1 and then you’ll see #1. It seems that Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist seems to have a knack for scoring some wild goals. The post Here Are The Top 10 Goals Of The Year From The NHL appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Detroit Red Wings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings began playoffs amid uncertainty over future

DETROIT (AP) Jimmy Howard says he'll need to be ready if the Detroit Red Wings need him in the first round of the playoffs against Tampa Bay. Howard will be Detroit's backup goalie in Game 1 on Thursday night. Coach Mike Babcock announced Monday that Petr Mrazek will start in net. Howard said Tuesday that's Babcock's decision. The Red Wings are trying to avoid thinking too much...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Round 1: Catching lightning in a bottle

Just like clockwork, the Detroit Red Wings (43-25-14) find themselves back in the playoffs. Another year, another shot at the Stanley Cup. While that’s great and all, I have been getting this vibe recently that a majority of Red Wings’ fans have already given up on this season. That, in order to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Red Wings will need a miracle… have to catch...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Justin Abdelkader’s girlfriend, Julie Leshkevich, is all that

Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader has a girlfriend.  Her name is Julie Leshkevich.  He went to Michigan State.  She went to Michigan State.  He plays really really hard.  She looks really really…nice. He wins.  She wins.  We win. Twitter – @julieleshkevich
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Good is Jimmy Howard Heading Into the Playoffs?

View image | gettyimages.com The NHL playoffs begin this week.  I figured it’d be a good idea for TopSportsReport to have rankings to help fans understand the playoffs better, make their predictions better, and also, simply increase discussion surrounding this year’s playoffs. The goalie is one of the most important players on the ice, if not the most important.  Taking...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mrazek to start Game 1 Thursday against the Lightning

Mike Babcock has his guy in net, for Game 1 at least. The Red Wings head coach confirmed Monday that the team would go with Petr Mrazek in round one game one against Tampa Bay over 2-time All-Star Jimmy Howard who has 45 postseason games under his belt. Mrazek, who has zero NHL postseason experience recorded a 2-0 shutout in the final game of the season agains the Carolina Hurricanes...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: End of 2014-15 regular season awards

It’s over, they made it! You can uncover your eyes now. The Detroit Red Wings (43-25-14) might have stumbled across the finish line, but they finished third in the Atlantic Division and have extended their postseason appearance streak for yet another season. The story lines are endless with a first round match-up against Steve Yzerman’s Tampa Bay Lightning coming up next. But...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Left Wing Lock: Mrazek to start in regular season finale, Zetterberg, Datsyuk and Kronwall out

The Red Wings clinched their 24th straight postseason appearance Thursday night but did it despite a 4-3 overtime loss to the Canadiens. It was thanks to the Florida Panthers and their 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins that the Wings head into today’s game with the playoffs not on the line. However that doesn’t mean Detroit has nothing to play for. In their regular season finale...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Use Scoring-By-Committee Attitude to Thrive on Powerplay

Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) The Detroit Red Wings haven’t missed the playoffs since 1990. After clinching a spot in this year’s postseason tournament...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Potential Destinations For Mike Babcock

The Detroit Red Wings have been persistent in attempting to hammer out a deal with long time distinguished head coach Mike Babcock. However, now as the season is drawing to it’s conclusion, the reality of Mike Babcock no longer behind the bench is becoming very real. It’s not for a lack of trying as general manager Ken Holland and Red Wings management tried consistently throughout...
Via Beyond The Benches
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Cole out for season and playoffs with spinal contusion

Red Wings forward Erik Cole will miss the remainder of the regular season and the entire playoffs due to a spinal contusion. #RedWings Erik Cole (neck) has been advised by doctors to shut it down for the remainder of season and NHL playoffs. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) April 8, 2015 Cole informed reporters of the diagnosis Wednesday further mentioning that he’d be shut...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Playing With Future In Balance

As the final week of the regular season commences, there is no team with more to lose than the Detroit Red Wings. Owners of the longest post season streak at 23 consecutive appearances, the Red Wings have been a staple of the playoffs for decades. While many experts had the Detroit Red Wings pegged to be in the middle tier of the Eastern Conference and potentially missing the playoffs...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Drew Miller took skate to the face Tuesday (GIF)

cbssports.com Red Wings winger Drew Miller left Tuesday’s game against Ottawa with two “deep lacerations” after taking a skate to the face.  Early in the first period, Senators’ Mark Stone’s skate hit Miller above the right eye during a scramble after a face-off. It’s as unpleasant as it sounds.  However, it didn’t have the horror movie effect with blood spurting...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL ships nets which have room for cameras inside posts

You might remember back in January we discussed the fact the NHL was going to be experimenting with cameras inside the goal posts. The objective being that the league would have another look to call on for goal reviews and the new angle might allow for a better view of close plays. At the time, it was pretty difficult to imagine what the league had in mind, but the Detroit Red...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings F Darren Helm's daughter born in car

One thing Red Wings forward Darren Helm is known for is his impressive speed, something that he apparently passed on to his newborn daughter very quickly. According to Wings’ beat reporter Bill Roose, the Helms were forced to give birth to the new baby girl in their car on the side of the highway early Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader scores OT game-winner with broken stick (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Sunday's game against St. Louis despite his stick breaking in half as he shot it into the net.Abdelkader was in perfect position for the loose puck, and his stick held together just long enough for him to push it into the net:The Red Wings beat the Blues 2-1, with Abdelkader providing an assist...
Via Holdout Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg hopes Red Wings have hit rock bottom

The Red Wings were crushed on Saturday, falling to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2. The Red Wings’ performance was one of their worst in recent memory and marked the team’s fourth loss in five games. The club is slumping at the worst time and their captain hopes that this is rock bottom. Henrik Zetterberg: "Hopefully we've hit rock bottom." — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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