Training Camp Red & White Game Lines & Notes

Recap and notes from the Red & White game, as well as some preseason notes and player impressions. The Red Wings held their annual Red and White game on the final day of Training Camp. This was really the first look at 5 on 5 hockey we’ve had in training camp this year, since more of the focus has been at getting special teams and situations up and running smoothly. Lines...
Via Winging It In Motown
5 hours ago

Projected Red Wings Scoring Statistics

Entering Jeff Blashill’s second year with the Detroit Red Wings, fans are hoping the team can rebound from a season in which the Red Wings struggled mightily with the offensive side of the game. Earlier this month, TSN’s Scott Cullen released his Top 300 Projected Scorers for the upcoming 2016-17 NHL campaign. THW’s Jacob Messing reported that ten Red Wings made Cullen’s...
Via The Hockey Writers
13 hours ago

Is Nick Jensen The Perfect Fit For Speedy Wings?

Yesterday we talked about Jeff Blashill’s plan for this Red Wings team being based on speed. This is what he said about his vision for the team’s identity. “We’ve talked about our identity being relentless and fast, being competitive and detailed. In the fast part obviously speed’s a factor but it’s not everything. It’s mentality, not just how fast you skate but how...
Via Winging It In Motown
16 hours ago

Red Wings Preaching Speed In Camp.

“Quickly quickly quickly, move move move!” Coach Blashill yells to his players as they execute drills and move the puck up the ice. “Go go go!” echos inside the glass as the player hear it for the hundredth time. Everything the coach has his players doing, he wants them to execute quickly and precisely. Get the puck quickly, pass quickly, skate with speed, think and make...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Team Russia’s Pavel Datsyuk Will Not Play Against Team Finland

Pavel Datsyuk will not be playing in Team Russia’s must-win contest against Team Finland on Thursday because of a minor injury, according to ESPN’s Joe McDonald. Pavel Datsyuk has a "small injury" and "at this moment he is not ready to play," according to Russia assistant coach Harijs Vitolinsh. — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) September 22, 2016 Datsyuk is out with a reported...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Petr Mrazek rob Team Europe during a five-on-three

Petr Mrazek made maybe the save of the World Cup of Hockey Monday robbing Team Europe‘s Roman Josi during a five-on-three, stickless I might add. Petr Mrazek — Marina Molnar (@mkmolnar) September 19, 2016 Unfortunately for Mrazek and the rest of the Czech Republic it wasn’t enough as Europe came away with a 3-2 overtime win keeping the Red Wings...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago

Camp in question

DETROIT — Niklas Kronwall called himself "iffy" for training camp. The Red Wings originally didn't expect Kronwall to be at camp at all because of the World Cup but the veteran defenseman withdrew from Team Sweden because of lingering knee issu...
7 days ago

Red Wings Prospects Take Over Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – In seven days, the Detroit Red Wings begin training camp in preparation of the Farewell Season at Joe Louis Arena. But before the Red Wings hit the ice, aspiring Wings players get the action started Friday in Traverse City ...
10 days ago

Mantha's mission

DETROIT — Anthony Mantha got a little taste of the NHL last season and now he’s a man on a mission. “Obviously the main goal is to make the team,” Mantha said after an informal skate at Joe Louis Arena. “We can’t lie about it. Every single play...
11 days ago

Can the new arrivals revitalize the Detroit Red Wings?

Just before this past years NHL Entry Draft, the Detroit Red Wings had learned that All-Star center Pavel Datsyuk would be returning to his native Russia to play out the remainder of his career with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL. This was a huge loss for the Red Wings as they had to take the cap hit that was left from Datsyuk’s contract, and it would be the first time since the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Sophomore Slump for Dylan Larkin?

After busting into the NHL last season, Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin is looking to continue his stellar play in this upcoming season. Drafted 15th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Larkin, 20, spent one year at the University of Michigan before making the jump to the NHL. Larkin was a highly touted player during his draft year, and as a result, expectations of him are...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Red Wings should move on from Jonathan Ericsson

Jonathan Ericsson was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings with the 291st pick in the ninth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, which was the last pick in that year’s draft. Ericsson, 32, has played his entire 10 year NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, where he has posted 78 assists and 98 points in 478 career games. These numbers might not be very impressive for a 10 year NHL...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury forces Zetterberg out of World Cup

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sweden's Henrik Zetterberg is out of the World Cup of Hockey because of an injury. The Swedish Ice Hockey Association announced that Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund will replace Zetterberg on the World Cup roster. Coach Rickard Gronborg says Zetterberg didn't feel 100 percent, so Sweden opted to pick a player with international experience in Backlund. Zetterberg...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek’s new goalie mask is a beautiful tribute to Joe Louis Arena

Hockey season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to take a look at some of the new goalie masks popping up around the NHL. Petr Mrazek recently unveiled his new lid and it’s a wonderful tribute to Joe Louis Arena in its final season before the Red Wings call the Little Caesars Arena home. Here’s a look at the new mask, courtesy of the Red Wings: That’s a...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings Take Flight

Justin Abdelkader and Dylan Larkin ride with the Breitling Jet Team on 8/18/16.
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August 22, 2016  |  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!
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August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 Detroit Red Wings Youth Camp

Last week, over 300 kids participated in our annual youth hockey camp at Joe Louis Arena. Check out all the sights and sounds with Riley Sheahan, Luke Glendening, and more!
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August 08, 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

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