NHL Draft 2017: What the Hockey World is Saying About the Detroit Red Wings Picks

The 2017 NHL Draft is in the books and folks from across the hockey world are weighing in on how the Red Wings did with their 11 picks. Winging It In Motown Kyle went back to school and did his impression of a teacher: All-in-all, the Red Wings had an extremely underwhelming weekend in Chicago. They kept all of their picks, which is probably smart, but didn’t make many fireworks...
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7 hours ago

Scout insight on Red Wings newcomer Michael Rasmussen

We spent some time speaking with Justin Froese, the head of Western Canadian scouting at Future Considerations, about Michael Rasmussen. Now that the dust is beginning to settle from the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, we’re beginning to learn more about the prospects that are continuing the next chapter in their road to the NHL. The Red Wings picked 11 players between Friday and Saturday’s...
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9 hours ago

Quick Hits: Which Free Agents Should Red Wings Target?

Plus... Detroit might have the greatest draft class in NHL history. In Red Wings Land NHL free agency: Red Wings should improve decor, not make sweeping changes | Freep No rest for the weary. The draft is not even 24 hours old and we’re already moving forward towards free agency. It makes no sense for the Wings to shell out the money it would take to secure Kevin Shattenkirk...
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10 hours ago

2017 NHL Draft: Red Wings Pick Michael Rasmussen #9 Overall

With the Ninth Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Detroit Red Wings Have Selected Michael Rasmussen From the Tri-City Americans in the WHL. About Michael Rasmussen Another player that was kind of ranked all over the map, the Detroit Red Wings took Michael Rasmussen with the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. He’s a big body that uses his physicality to be an offensive...
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1 day ago

WATCH: 2017 NHL Draft | Red Wings Preview

Kris Draper and Tyler Wright talk about the Red Wings before the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Il on Friday, June 23rd.
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Golden Knights owner screws up expansion draft order, announces a selection from the wrong team

Mingled and mixed in with the outrageously terrible jokes and announcement of NHL award winners, the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights took place. Because this is such a unique and exciting event, Golden Knights owner Bill Foley got a little too excited and announced a draft pick from the wrong team: When it was supposed to be the turn to announce the Golden Knights' selection...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings choose to expose Petr Mrazek

With the NHL expansion draft just days away, the Detroit Red Wings were required to submit their list of players that they wanted to protect from being selected. The list has a few names that were expected to be on it, however, there are a few names on the list that are a surprise. Each team in the NHL was required to submit their list at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning. Each team had...
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The 4 most surprising players protected from the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is rapidly approaching and each team has already named which players they want to protect from the Vegas Golden Knights.The Golden Knights are also reportedly working with teams on side deals. The general public won’t know the nature of those deals until Wednesday, so until then all players who were protected and exposed will be taken at face value...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Detroit Grand Prix | Abdelkader

Justin Abdelkader stopped by the 2017 Detroit Grand Prix to meet Rising Star Racing IndyCar driver, Spencer Pigot and to take a hot lap in an IndyCar.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/7: Go, Scooter, go!

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our Scooter Gennett jersey to arrive in the mail.Happy birthday today to Milan Lucic, Allen Iverson, Mike Modano, Heathcliff Slocumb and Anna Kournikova. On this date in 1997 the Red Wings completed their...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Glendening has ankle surgery, out 3-4 months

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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings for Reading | Presented by MESP

Justin Abdelkader visited Ralya Elementary, the school with the highest participation in his #RedWings for Reading program presented by MESP, to read to students and discuss the importance of education.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Which goalie should the Detroit Red Wings protect in the expansion draft?

With the NHL Expansion Draft just a few short weeks away, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland has some tough decisions ahead of himself. Holland’s biggest decision will be what to do with goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek. The rules of the expansion draft state that teams are only allowed to protect one goalie and for Holland, he has two good ones. Howard is coming...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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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May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
May 21, 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....
Via The Comeback
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

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