The Grind Line: Ranking Red Wings Defensemen

After Ken Holland was unable to add a premier defenseman to the Detroit Red Wings blue line this summer, the team was forced to enter the season with a collection of second and third-pairing defenders on the roster. Making matters worse, it was determined that veteran leader Niklas Kronwall would require additional time to rest his ailing knee, leaving Jonathan Ericsson as the team’s...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Red Wings Not So Screwed in the Expansion Draft

With the NHL set to expand next off-season, the Red Wings will have to expose members of their roster to the expansion draft. The Red Wings will have to chose their eleven best players to protect and leave the rest of their roster to be picked over by the vultures. Now, the Red Wings can only have one player selected off their roster by the new Las Vegas Franchise, but there are...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 hours ago

3 Keys to Red Wings’ Four-Game Winning Streak

The Detroit Red Wings struggled to a 0-2-0 start to begin the 2016-17 season, and it looked like it could be the start of a long season. However, the Red Wings have rattled off four wins in a row, looking like the Red Wings teams of the late 2000s in two of those wins. The defense looked shaky in the Red Wings’ first two losses, but it has improved tenfold in the past two games...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Red Wings: Here’s why Andreas Athanasiou should never sit out another game for Steve Ott

Saturday night the Red Wings shut out the San Jose Sharks 3-0 for the team’s fourth straight win moving them to 4-2 on the young season. Gustav Nyquist had two goals while Jimmy Howard turned away all 30 shots for his first shutout of season and 23rd of his career. However what was further proven last night was not the potential goalie controversy budding here in Motown but the...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

Red Wings Key Play Breakdown: Ericsson Uses Strength, it’s Super-Effective

The Wings downed the Sharks 3-0 on Saturday night, putting together a strong gameplan of keeping San Jose to the outside and counter-punching when appropriate. They were largely allowed to conserve energy in the 2nd night of a back-to-back thanks to a Gustav Nyquist goal to give them the lead early in the 2nd period. In this episode of Key Play Breakdown, we’re going to look...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 10/22 SJ | Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg speaks with the media following Saturday's 3-0 win against the Sharks at Joe Louis Arena on 10/22/16
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WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 10/22 SJ | Athanasiou

Andreas Athanasiou speaks with the media following Saturday's 3-0 win against the Sharks at Joe Louis Arena on 10/22/16
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Howard, Nyquist lead Red Wings over Sharks 3-0

DETROIT (AP) Jimmy Howard made 30 saves and Gustav Nyquist scored twice, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 on Saturday night. Andreas Athanasiou also scored for Detroit, which won its fourth straight after losing its first two games of the season. San Jose goalie Martin Jones stopped 29 shots. The Sharks have lost three of four. Howard got his 23rd career...
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Red Wings vs. Sharks: Rank 'Em!

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1 day ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 10/21 NSH | Tatar

Tomas Tatar speaks with the media following Friday's 5-3 win against the Predators at Joe Louis Arena on 10/21/16
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Nyquist leads Red Wings past Predators, 5-3

DETROIT (AP) Gustav Nyquist had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night. Justin Abdelkader, Drew Miller, Tomas Tatar and Darren Helm also scored as Detroit won its third straight. Petr Mrazek stopped 30 shots. P.K. Subban, Mike Ribeiro and Mike Fisher scored for Nashville, which has lost three straight. Pekka Rinne finished...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Thomas Vanek signing continues to pay early dividends for the Red Wings

Thomas Vanek seems to be a guy playing with a chip on his shoulder something the Red Wings were banking on when they signed him in the offseason. Tonight, the Red Wings forward tallied his third goal of the season as the Red Wings went on to beat the New York Rangers 2-1 evening up their season record. .@T_Vanek26 tips in his 3rd of the year. #LGRW ...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago

Unlike Datsyuk, Zetterberg plans on playing out entire contract in Detroit

Henrik Zetterberg isn’t planning on following the path paved by former teammate Pavel Datsyuk, admitting he intends on honoring the rest of his contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Hockey Headlines This Week in NHL Stupid: Inaugural stupid edition Video: The Blackhawks pulled their goalie and then scored on their own net...
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Detroit Red Wings: things to watch for this regular season

The Detroit Red Wings just wrapped up their preseason schedule this past weekend, and their regular season is about to get under way on Thursday. After finishing 6-1-1 in the preseason, there are few things to keep an eye on as the regular season gets underway. How will the new guys play? One of the biggest headlines for the Red Wings this off season was focused around how they...
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Thomas Vanek: 'Minnesota just wasn’t a good fit'

Thomas Vanek wants a mulligan on his declining NHL career. Once an elite NHL scorer topping out at 43 goals back in 2006-2007, Vanek has seen his goal-scoring output fade over the past couple seasons. After signing a three-year contract worth $19.5 million with the Minnesota Wild, Vanek was bought out after scoring just 39 goals in two seasons. The 32-year-old signed a one-year...
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September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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