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In Red Wings Land Wings' Blashill: Hockey analytics of limited use so far | Detroit News Falsehoods about analytics? Naw. Just alternative facts. From the article: "Right now, I don’t think a lot of the analytics out there are really very deep. They’re really just different stats, in my mind. They’re not deeper stats. They’re not giving us a whole bunch more information...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 hours ago

Red Wings put Larkin on 7-day injured reserve

DETROIT (AP) The Red Wings have put center Dylan Larkin on seven-day injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Detroit plays only two games in that span, including Tuesday night at Boston. Larkin is tied for the team lead with 12 goals this season. Detroit also announced Monday that left wing Drew Miller has been assigned to Grand Rapids of the AHL. The 32-year-old Miller has...
Via Associated Press
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Red Wings Weekday Rooting Guide (1/23 - 1/26)

A perfect week and lots of help would have Detroit occupying 3rd place in the Atlantic Best case scenario from the weekend that was 2nd Atlantic: Ottawa: 45 GP - 54 PTS 3rd Atlantic: Boston: 50 GP - 52 PTS 2nd Wild Card: Toronto: 44 GP - 50 PTS In the Hunt Detroit: 47 GP - 50 PTS Philadelphia: 48 GP - 50 PTS Carolina: 46 GP - 49 PTS Actual standings 2nd Atlantic: Ottawa...
Via Winging It In Motown
17 hours ago

St. James: Red Wings Should Trade Petr Mrazek

Our favorite digger has some ideas on Detroit’s goalie situation going forward. It’s been no secret that young goaltender Petr Mrazek has been having a down year. His season stats are inflated to a disappointing 3.13 GAA and .895 SV%, well above his previous career averages of 2.29 and .920, respectively. The pre-injury career year of Jimmy Howard and subsequent play of the called...
Via Winging It In Motown
20 hours ago

The Grind Line: Red Wings’ Optimal Power-Play Units

The Detroit Red Wings currently sit with a record of 20-19-8, and are fighting to make the playoffs for a 26th consecutive season. While they have struggled in several areas, the team has really struggled on the power play this season, sitting dead last in the league with a power-play percentage of 11.3. It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly why the Wings are having such difficulty...
Via The Hockey Writers
21 hours ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 1/22 NYR | Kronwall

Niklas Kronwall speaks with the media following Sunday's 1-0 OT loss against the New York Rangers at Joe Louis Arena
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 1/22 NYR | Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg speaks with the media following Sunday's 1-0 OT loss against the New York Rangers at Joe Louis Arena
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miller's goal gives Rangers 1-0 win over Detroit in OT

DETROIT (AP) J.T. Miller scored at 1:56 of overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Henrik Lundqvist made 21 saves for his second shutout of the season and 61st of his career. The Rangers managed only 19 shots in a game that featured few memorable chances by either team. The winner came when Mats Zuccarello and Miller swooped...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Red Wings have waived Drew Miller

The Red Wings are bringing back Niklas Kronwall but in doing so may have ended the Red Wings career of forward Drew Miller. According to general manager Ken Holland (via the Red Wings placed the veteran forward on waivers at noon in order to make room for Kronwall who was activated after missing eight games with a groin injury. Miller, who is in his eighth season with...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

Red Wings: Blackhawks interested in Tatar and Nyquist

The trade winds are beginning to swirl around the Detroit Red Wings as the NHL looks at the final week and a half of January. According to Blackhawks (yeah the Blackhawks) beat reporter Mark Lazerus, Chicago has ‘sniffed around’ about Detroit forwards Gustav Nyquist and Tomas Tatar. Take every name you hear this time of year with a grain of salt, but I'm told #Blackhawks have...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 1/20 BUF | DeKeyser

Danny DeKeyser speaks with media following Friday's 2-1 OT loss against Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury angered Detroit fans by calling Joe Louis Arena a “dump”

As far as television analysts go, Mike Milbury is not someone who has ever been concerned with winning friends or being popular. Perhaps that makes sense for someone whose most notable career moment was marching up into the stands and beating up a fan with a shoe. So when it comes to his thoughts on the home of the Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena, Milbury did not hold back last...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coreau, Red Wings look to continue winning streak vs. Bruins

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings are looking for their first three-game winning streak since October, while the Boston Bruins are searching for answers.Detroit (19-19-6) hosts Boston (23-18-5) at Joe Louis Arena for an 8 p.m. game on Wednesday.The Red Wings are coming off a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday and a 1-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens two days later...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Detroit Red Wings playoff streak finally over?

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 NHL season not much was expected from the Detroit Red Wings. Many would not have expected them to be near bottom of the Atlantic division. Unfortunately for the Red Wings though, that expectation has become a reality. At the halfway point of the season the Red Wings hold an 18-19-6 record which gives them 42 points in 43 games. The Wings have been...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Anthony Mantha the next star for the Detroit Red Wings?

So far this season there have not been very many bright spots for the Detroit Red Wings. They have fallen victim to an abundance of injuries, and have not had goal support, or solid defense to help get wins. However, there has been one bright spot that has helped in all of those aspects, rookie, Anthony Mantha. Mantha made his NHL debut last season for the Red Wings appearing in...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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