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Gameday Updates: Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning: Line Combinations, Key Matchups

Andreas Athanasiou split time with Ben Street during the line rushes this morning but is still considered a game time decision. If it is anything beyond just some soreness my guess is the Red Wings will err on the side of caution and hold him out another game. There is no reason to risk further injury to a key player to the future of the team in a meaningless game at the end of...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 hour ago

Report: Red Wings interested in moving Axel Holmstrom to North America

Sounds like the Swedish standout center could be on the move. DETROIT, Mich — Reports from overseas indicate that Red Wings prospect Axel Holmstrom could be on his way over to North America now that Skellefteå's season is over after being eliminated by Christoffer Ehn and Frölunda HC. “I have received signals that they want of me, leaning in that direction,” reports the...
Via Winging It In Motown
3 hours ago

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
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' run ends at 25 years with salary cap, injuries

Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Brass Waive The Rebuild Flag

Grab your hardhat, the Red Wings rebuild is officially on The Detroit Red Wings’ impressive 25-year playoff streak is officially over. The team’s quarter-century chase of Lord Stanley’s cherished prize has ceased. Every die-hard Wing’s fan, myself included, could rightfully pen a heartfelt 1,000-word eulogy on the subject. Those same die-hard fans could just as easily propose...
Via Winging It In Motown
21 hours ago

WATCH: Warriors Pros | Darren Helm

We highlight Red Wings Warrior PRO, Darren Helm in the third of a four part Red Wings Warrior Profile Series.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

12 things that were happening the last time the Red Wings missed the playoffs

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Here's what the world was like the last time the Red Wings missed the playoffs

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Before the Red Wings Playoff Streak Began

Now that the Detroit Red Wings have been officially eliminated from this year’s playoffs, their glorious postseason streak has reached its conclusion. Twenty-five straight seasons of success is certainly something to celebrate. So are their four Stanley Cups and six finals appearances total since 1990 – both of which lead the NHL during that span. Simply put, it’s the end of...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Stempniak, Nordstrom lead Hurricanes past Red Wings, 4-1

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 3/28 CAR | Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg speaks with the media following Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stempniak, Nordstrom lead Hurricanes past Red Wings, 4-1 (Mar 28, 2017)

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Grind Line: Red Wings’ Updated Expansion Strategy

The 2016-17 season is coming to a merciful end for the Detroit Red Wings and their fan base. With the team missing the playoffs for the first time in 25 seasons, Ken Holland was active during the trade deadline, moving several pending unrestricted free agents. He may find himself wheeling and dealing again heading into the 2017 NHL expansion draft, depending on which players he is...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 3/27 CAR | Athanasiou

Andreas Athanasiou speaks with the media following Monday's 4-3 OT win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: biggest disappointments from the 2016-17 season

The Detroit Red Wings have had their worst season in recent memory, their worst season in the last 25 years to be exact. A lot has gone wrong for the team this year, actually not a lot has gone right this year so it’s really tough to only choose a few things that have stood out as some of the worst, but here are three of them. Power Play The Red Wings power play has by far been...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: three bright spots in an otherwise dark season

As the 2016-17 season comes to an end the Detroit Red Wings have to be having mixed feelings. On one hand it’s been a very tough year in Motown, but on the other it’s an end of an era at Joe Louis Arena. There haven’t been very many bright spots for the Wings this year but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been any at all. Here are three bright spots from the team this year...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Red Wings continue to fight on

For the Detroit Red Wings, it has been a very hard year, both on the ice and off of it. There has been a number of trials that they have had to endure from the start of the 2016-2017 season, till now. Before the start of the season, the Red Wings already had to deal with the loss of long-time center, Pavel Datsyuk, as he chose to return home to Russia to play out the rest of his...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Mantha sucker punches Greg McKegg in the head after he’s down

There are a ton of unwritten rules and codes in hockey. Don’t shoot the puck after the whistle, don’t cross the red line during the warmup and don’t punch a player after he’s down. There’s plenty of other examples, but it’s clear Anthony Mantha may need to study up on that last one after he punched Greg McKegg in the head after McKegg was down on the ice. Mantha picked...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Abdelkader destroys Brian Campbell with a thunderous hit

Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings already has an impressive collection of huge hits to his name throughout his 10-season career. Known as one of the biggest hitters in the NHL, he added another to his resume by leveling Brian Campbell of the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.Campbell was in the corner trying to clear the puck out of his own zone when he whiffed on his...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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