Watch incredible pass lead to Datsyuk-stlye goal in KHL action

SKA St. Petersburg has assembled quite the list of talented scorers, and it’s showing early in the KHL campaign. The off-season acquisitions of players such as Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Plotnikov and Viktor Tikhonov made SKA an even stronger early favorite to take home the Gagarin Cup, and that’s truer yet when paired with an already talented roster that included snipers and playmakers...
Via The Hockey News
3 hours ago

Tomas Jurco May Not Be Ready for Season Opener After Surgery

Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Jurco is expected to miss training camp and could even miss the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. Jurco injured himself training at home in Slovakia and had the procedure last week. He’s expected to miss around four-to-six weeks, according to MLive’s Ansar Khan. “Not sure he’ll be ready for camp,” said Detroit general manager...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Dylan Sadowy

As we near the conclusion of WIIM’s “Top 25 Under 25” series profiles, we look at winger Dylan Sadowy, who was brought into the organization via an offseason trade with San Jose that sent a third round pick out west. Where does he stack up in an organization already stacked with talented wingers? Let’s try to figure it out. Vitals Position: LW Shoots: Left Born: April...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Dylan Larkin’s Reputation-Setting Sophomore Season

Larkin passed the first test with flying colors. It only gets harder from here. Something kind of lost and/or glossed over in the summer discussion about the Red Wings and their mishandling of youth is the exception already on the roster. While Kyle is rightfully worried about what’s going to happen with waiver eligible players, we have a waiver-exempt 20 year old who absolutely...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Mrazek’s amazing World Cup mask crosses King Kong with Family Guy

Petr Mrazek may not start every game for the Czech Republic and he may not post the best record or find himself among the leaders for save percentage at the tournament, but there’s little doubt he’ll lay claim to having one of the best masks of all the netminders taking part in the World Cup. Mrazek has had a long-standing tradition of incorporating Peter Griffin into his masks...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Watch Datsyuk fire awesome backhander to score first goal with SKA

SKA St. Petersburg has made no small deal of landing Pavel Datsyuk this off-season, immediately vaulting the 38-year-old from free-agent signee to the team’s captain before he had even played a game. And in his second game with the club, he gave home fans a reason to cheer just 33 seconds into the game. In SKA’s home-opener against Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Datsyuk broke away out of...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Interview with Christoffer Ehn

Our Swedish friend Patrik got a sit-down with Red Wings draft pick Christoffer Ehn. Here’s the transcript. After a preseason friendly between the last two winners of LeMat Trophy (SHL Champions) Frölunda (2016) and Växjö Lakers (2015) where Frölunda lost 5-2 after an uninspiring game, I had the chance to talk with Christoffer Ehn. While waiting for Christoffer, Coach Rönnberg...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Tomas Jurco has back surgery after injuring himself while working out

Tomas Jurco is one of the most intriguing players on the roster for the Detroit Red Wings, but the 23-year-old will get off to a slow start in 2016-17. Jurco recently had back surgery for ab injury he suffered while working out in Slovakia. The Red Wings brought Jurco back to the United States for the operation, and he is expected to need approximately two months to recover. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin Returning to Center Next Season

Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin will be returning to center in 2016-17 according to general manager Ken Holland. Larkin led the Red Wings with 23 goals during last season’s rookie campaign while playing on the wing with captain Henrik Zetterberg. Despite his success on the wing, Larkin’s preferred position is at center and Holland is ready to start playing him there....
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

WATCH: Red Wings Take Flight

Justin Abdelkader and Dylan Larkin ride with the Breitling Jet Team on 8/18/16.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 Red Wings Street Hockey Tour Presented by Meijer

The ‪Red Wings‬ Street Hockey Tour took over Meijer parking lots throughout the state of Michigan all summer long!
Via YouTube
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings STH Family Night at the Detroit Zoo

Red Wings Season Ticket Holders got a dose of Vitamin Z at the Detroit Zoo on August 2nd, 2016.
Via YouTube
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

1989-90. That's the last time the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs. The streak was in serious jeopardy last season as Detroit didn't have a point to spare finishing in a tie for 3rd in the Atlantic but getting in on a tiebreaker; no team in the Eastern Conference made the playoffs with less points. Following the departure of Pavel Datsyuk, the Red Wings are faced with their...
Via Razzball Hockey
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Red Wings should trade Henrik Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg has been with the Detroit Red Wings for 13 years and has held the position of team captain for the past three seasons.  Zetterberg regularly ranks among the team leaders in goals and points while defending the opposing team’s top players.  During the Red Wings memorable 2008 Stanley Cup Championship run, Zetterberg went head to head with Sidney Crosby.  His...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Danny DeKeyser earned his six-year deal

Earlier this week, the Detroit Red Wings signed one of their top defensemen, Danny DeKeyser, to a six-year contract worth $30 million. With his contract averaging out to about $5 million a year, some people are wondering if he is worth the cap hit. No one should wonder: he is. Let’s begin with the fact that the Red Wings are not deep in terms of defense. This past year, and maybe...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings re-sign players of the future

The Detroit Red Wings elected to sign their young restricted free-agents this week as they reached deals with defenseman Danny DeKeyser, and goaltender Petr Mrazek. Danny DeKeyser, was signed to a six year deal reportedly worth $30 million, with an average cap hit of $5 million. DeKeyser, 26, had eight goals and 12 assists in 78 games last season and was second to only Niklas Kronwall...
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek gets two-year, $8 million deal with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with goaltender Petr Mrazek. The Red Wings announced the deal Wednesday. Mrazek has emerged as Detroit's top goalie, beating out Jimmy Howard. The 24-year-old Mrazek was 27-16-3 last season with a 2.33 goals-against average in a career-high 54 games. The Czech is 46-30-8 over two NHL regular seasons...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign DeKeyser to $30M, 6-year deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have avoided arbitration and signed defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a $30 million, six-year contract. DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the contract Tuesday, including modified no-trade protection beginning in the 2017-18 season. The restricted free agent...
Via Associated Press
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings announce they’ve re-signed ‘Teemu Pokemon’

The Detroit Red Wings social media team must be getting swept up in the Pokemon Go craze. The Red Wings announced on Wednesday, they’ve re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. When they reported the news on Twitter, they accidentally posted they had re-signed “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings announce signing of 'Teemu Pokemon'

The entire country has caught Pokemon Go fever, and whoever is running the Detroit Red Wings' Twitter account had their mind on adding some rare Pokemon to their collection when this announcement about 24-year-old Finnish winger Teemu Pulkkinen re-signing with the team went up on Twitter. The real question here is: Will NHL areans be full of ice types like Dewgong and Articuno...
Via FOX Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk signs two-year deal with Russian club SKA

MOSCOW -- Former Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk has signed a two-year contract with Russian club SKA St. Petersburg after leaving the NHL.Datsyuk left the Red Wings last month with a year left on his contract, saying it was time to return home to his native Russia.He moves to one of Russia's richest clubs, which already has former NHL stars Slava Voynov and Ilya Kovalchuk on...
Via Associated Press
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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