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Analysing the Red Wings Jeff Blashill Extension

It’s been a couple weeks now since we received the official announcement of Jeff Blashill’s extension as the coach of the Detroit Red Wings for another two seasons. The reaction in Red Wings nation has been predictably disappointed despite Ken Holland announcing long ago that this extension was in t


Should the Detroit Red Wings trade back in the NHL draft?

The Detroit Red Wings for the second straight year will pick sixth in the NHL Entry Level Draft. Should the organization consider trading back rather than picking at that spot?


Red Wings top goalie prospect Filip Larsson joins Griffins

Filip Larsson, a candidate to be the Grand Rapids Griffins goalie next season, will be a part of the team’s postseason roster. The 20-year-old goalie, a standout at the University of Denver and former sixth-round pick of the Detroit Red Wings in 2016, practiced with the Griffins on Tuesday after he


A worker's death at a Detroit arena was called a suicide. Some safety experts disagree

The morning was warm and clear, with more than a thousand workers finishing construction of Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, when a pair of ironworkers noticed an orange blur hurtling down, past a catwalk.


Blues, Red Wings to play in next preseason’s Hockeyville game

ST. LOUIS — For the second time in three years, the St. Louis Blues have been selected to participate in the NHL’s annual Kraft Hockeyville USA game. This year’s preseason game will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Calumet, Michigan, which earned its designation as this year’s most spirited hocke


Quick Hits: The Lack of Momentum Edition

Grand Rapids Griffins carry long losing skid, but fresh start, into playoffs | Detroit News. Any hockey team will tell you that ideally, you like to go into the postseason with some momentum. Even if it’s just a little.


Should the Detroit Red Wings offer Andreas Athanasiou an extension now?

Before the start of the 2018/19 season, the Detroit Red Wings re-signed restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou to a two-year deal. After a career year, should the team try and extend him this summer or let the contract play out?


Red Wings' Svechnikov has brother's back after Ovechkin beat-down

Alexander Ovechkin reminded everyone Monday night that he can throw down. We all know Ovechkin is one of the most prolific goal scorers in the history of hockey. But sometimes we forget how strong he is and that he can enter beast mode at the flip of a switch to do more than score goals.


State of Michigan unveils new Detroit Lions license plate

Finally, Detroit Lions fans have a brand new way to show their rabid support for the team, and it involves a slick new license plate that has finally been made available to the general public. Late in 2017, a bill was introduced which pushed to get Detroit sports logos on Michigan license plates, an


How to get Detroit sports teams license plates

(WXYZ) — Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced that Detroit sports teams license plates are now available for fans who want to get plates featuring the Red Wings, Tigers, Pistons or Red Wings.


Ovehckin Threatend On Instagram By Red Wings Forward: Report

It was the punch heard 'round the hockey world: Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin knocked out Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov in the first period of Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup. Now, Svechnikov's brother reportedly has threatened Ovechkin online, and the NHL m


Jimmy Howard Is Red Wings Nominee For the 2018-19 King Clancy Memorial Trophy

Today, the NHL started to announce the finalists for some of the awards that are to be handed out for the 2018-19 season. One of these awards, the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, required each team to submit a nominee. The Red Wings named Jimmy Howard as their 2018-19 nominee.


Lightning's playoff collapse continues 'curse' of the Presidents' Trophy

It was quite a shocker Tuesday night when the Presidents' Trophy-winning Lightning were handed a swift exit from the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs by the Blue Jackets. From puck drop in Game 1, it was evident the Lightning were outplayed and outhustled by the de facto 8-seed Blue Jackets. Not to take an


Several Red Wings invited to World Championship

The Detroit Red Wings could be well-represented at next month’s World Championship. Team USA, coached by Jeff Blashill, has extended invitations to Dylan Larkin, Luke Glendening, Danny DeKeyser and Jimmy Howard.


With the Lightning elimination, is Steve Yzerman's return to Detroit imminent?

(WXYZ) — On Tuesday night, the NHL's best team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, were swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets, and that means Steve Yzerman's time with the Lightning is almost over. In September, Yzerman announced he was stepping down as the team's general manager and would take on a senior advis


Rebuilding the Red Wings - My Approach To The 2019 Offseason

In 2017, I attempted to sketch out a three-part, 18-month plan detailing how I would rebuild the Red Wings, culminating in the Wings being players in the 2019 free agency market. Based on the roster moves I made, my belief was that the Wings would be poised to make a big splash in free agency to exp


Who Remembers Former Detroit Red Wings Addition Marian Hossa?

The Detroit Red Wings signed free agent forward Marian Hossa for the 2008-09 NHL season. Many people thought Hossa was just chasing a Stanley Cup Championship, especially when Hossa left for the Chicago Blackhawks, but did he have the option to stay here in Detroit? Take a break from playoffs and dr


Detroit agrees to terms with Filip Larsson on entry-level deal

Larsson, 20, recently completed his freshman season at the University of Denver, where he helped the Pioneers make an appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four after posting back-to-back shutouts in the West Regional. After missing nearly all of the first two months of Denver's season due to injury, Larsso


BREAKING: Detroit Red Wings sign goaltender to 3-year deal

According to reports, the Detroit Red Wings have signed goaltender Filip Larsson to a three-year entry-level contract which will begin with the 2019-2020 season. Larsson, who was originally selected by the Red Wings in the 6th round of the 2016 NHL Draft, played 22 games for the University of Denver


Detroit Red Wings should re-sign defenseman Luke Witkowski

Heading into the 2018-19 offseason, Luke Witkowski finds himself as an unrestricted free agent and a prime target for the Detroit Red Wings to re-sign. Luke Witkowski has been a reliable and tough utility player for the Detroit Red Wings since the 2017-18 season. He has been able to play as a forwar