Andreas Athanasiou speaks with the media following Friday's 4-1 loss against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena
DETROIT (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period and the surging Columbus Blue Jackets won their fifth straight game, 4-1 over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.Lukas Sedlak got his first NHL goal for the Blue Jackets, who have earned at least a point in 12 of their last 13 games. Cam Atkinson contributed a short-handed goal in the first period...
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Featuring Ken Kal, Andreas Athanasiou and Dylan Larkin | 12/9/16 at Joe Louis Arena
Right off the bat we're making some educated guesses on the lineup because we apparently won't know for certain until gametime #RedWings Blashill said there were some question marks coming out of Jets game so lineup decisions will be made after warmups. — Dana Wakiji (@Dwakiji) December 9, 2016 But here are some hints... Marchenko in tonight — Ted Kulfan (@tkulfan...
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DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings want to improve their play at home and there's no better time to start than Friday, when they begin a five-game homestand -- their longest of the season -- by facing the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena at 7:30 p.m. Detroit (13-11-3) is 2-6-2 on home ice after beginning the season 4-0 at JLA. The Red Wings tallied only 19 goals in their...
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Since being selected No. 20 overall by the Detroit Red Wings during the 2013 draft, Anthony Mantha has had a lot of hype surrounding him. It’s not surprising since he had 160 goals and 154 assists in 224 games with Val d’Or in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. At 6’5″, 204 pounds, he was the big-bodied offensive threat the Red Wings haven’t had in years. However,...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Danny DeKeyser scored 1:02 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night.Mike Green scored twice and Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist for Detroit, which improved to 4-1-2 in its last seven games. Peter Mrazek stopped 32 shots to improve to 3-0-2 in his past five starts.Anders Lee, Johnny Boychuk and...
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Thomas Vanek spent a portion of the 2013-14 season with the New York Islanders, skating in 47 games while scoring 17 goals and 27 assists. Though his time with the Islanders was brief, he had some strong statements against the team’s move from Long Island to Brooklyn. Vanek claims that players were turned off by the team’s move, resulting in the Islanders losing some free agents...
DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings is expected to miss two to four weeks with what the team describes as a slight MCL strain. The 29-year-old forward left Detroit's loss to Florida on Thursday night in the first period. Abdelkader has four goals and four assists in 22 games this season. The Red Wings play at Pittsburgh on Saturday night.
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Going into the start of the 2016-2017 NHL season, there was a large amount of uncertainty surrounding the Detroit Red Wings. Very few would have predicted them to be tied for last place in the Atlantic Division on Thanksgiving. The Red Wings had lost four in a row prior to their win against the Buffalo Sabers on November 23. Their 2-1 overtime win against the Sabers moved the Red...
It didn’t look like much, but Thomas Vanek pulled off one of the more unique shootout moves seen in the NHL this season. As Vanek skated in on Sabres netminder Robin Lehner, he casually controlled the puck before going “around the world” with his stick, which seemed to completely fool Lehner. Sometimes it’s the more subtle moves that prove to be the most effective.
After losing to the Edmonton Oilers on November 6th, The Detroit Red Wings were struggling to find a way to end their five game losing streak. Then on November 8th the Wings were able to finally end the drought, winning 3-2 in a shootout against the Philadelphia Flyers. They had not beaten the Flyers on the road in the regular season since January of 1997. It was a relief for the...
The Detroit Red Wings have struggled defensively to start the season, and have been desperately struggling to find a top four defensemen. They have made a step in the right direction with the return of alternate captain, Niklas Kronwall. He spent most of the offseason trying to rehabilitate an injured knee, but since surgery was not needed it was a slow process. He was even forced...
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