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WATCH: Tatar takes knee to head from official

Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar was the unfortunate victim of a knee to the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wings' Mattias Backman latest Swede nearing roster spot

The Detroit Red Wings have had a touch of good fortune with defensemen from Sweden. There was Nicklas Lidstrom, who left after 20 years with seven Norris Trophies and four Stanley Cups. There is Niklas Kronwall, current leader of the blue line. Down the road, there are signs prospect Mattias Backman could be part of the team's core. He's the sort of smooth, heads-up player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Mike Babcock be the next coach of the Maple Leafs?

The clock is ticking on Mike Babcock's future with the Detroit Red Wings. So cue the speculation he'll be the next coach of the Maple Leafs . Babcock has one year remaining on his contract to coach the Wings with speculation rampant that the Maple Leafs are the front-runners to sign him should he reach free-agent status. Babcock hopes to sign a long-term extension with the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings News: Coach Babcock to stay in Hockeytown?

The Detroit Red Wings know Mike Babcock is a terrific coach and are prepared to lock him up for the foreseeable future.#481119483 / gettyimages.comDarren Dreger of TSN tweeted Tuesday morning that the Red Wings were moving forward on trying to sign Babcock,Expectation in Detroit is Holland and Babcock will meet later this week or early next...latest. Offer will be presented at that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek, Red Wings Shut Out Maple Leafs 3-0

Petr Mrazek had a stellar full-three periods in net tonight, as he and the Red Wings shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0. The first period of this division matchup was a penalty-filled circus, including a 5-minute major and a match to Red Wings’ forward Tomas Nosek for a high hit from behind on Maple Leafs’ Stuart Percy. Neither side capitalized on power play chances, but the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Preseason underway

Cross off another week! October and the return of the NHL are right around the corner. As the Detroit Red Wings gear up for their season opener against the Boston Bruins on October 9, here are this week’s top stories around the organization. Halfway Through Preseason Schedule The Red Wings completed 4 preseason games in 6 days this week, finishing with 2-1-1 record. As expected...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest On Gustav Nyquist

Gustav Nyquist Is sore today. Team will see how he is Monday before making a decision on next move. Appears it's his right knee that's hurt. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) September 28, 2014   Gustav Nyquist knee stiff and sore day after collision in final minute of game. Wings don't think it's significant but will know more tomm. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist injured but looks to be OK

The Detroit Red Wings lost on Saturday night. They lost, 3-1, to the Bruins in a preseason game that doesn't count in the standings. But in the waning moments of the loss, they lost Gustav Nyquist to an injury. If Nyquist were to miss significant time, that would affect the Wings in the standings. But general manager Ken Holland doesn't think that's the case. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings can’t stay healthy, time to panic?

Here we go again. It’s the nightmare that never seems end. The Detroit Red Wings can’t stay healthy. After having to endure 421 man games lost last season due to injuries, the mindset of Hockeytown fans coming into this year was it couldn’t possibly get any worse. Well, we were wrong; so very wrong. Datsyuk will be greatly missed for the first couple of weeks of the regular...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Holland On Helm And Alfredsson Plus A Head Shake

via Gregg Krupa tweet, asked if there is anything new on mike babcock's contract, ken holland shook his head, no words, via Ansar Khan tweets, Wings' Darren Helm didn't skate today due to a sore groin and is day-to-day, Ken Holland said. Holland said Daniel Alfredsson feeling better. If he has a good weekend, they'll talk again on Monday. added...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock On A Few Players After Three Preseason Games

from Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News, ... how much can you tell after three preseason games, especially because it means some guys have played only one? “It’s been good,” Mike Babcock said. “We’ve got one team that’s won both games and another team that’s lost in overtime. So, they’ve got to hold serve tomorrow.” He ran through a list, using some nicknames...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tomas Nosek Pokes Home Rebound in Preseason Game vs. Chicago

It was only a preseason game, of course, but the Detroit Red Wings’ line of Tomas Nosek, Justin Abdelkader and Andrej Nestrasil still turned in a terrific third-period performance Thursday night. That line combined for two goals (including Nestrasil’s game-winner) and six points as the Wings knocked off Chicago, 3-2. Nosek opened the scoring in the final frame, upping the Wings’...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nosek, Nestrasil Shine in 3-2 Red Wings’ Win

Tomas Nosek, after being held off the score sheet on Tuesday, and Andrej Nestrasil, not appearing in an exhibition game in his pro career, both put up a goal and an assist in the Red Wings’ 3-2 win over Chicago Thursday night. Babcock had some encouraging words about the pair Thursday night. Via Brendan Savage of MLive: “Nosek was really good, and Nestrasil is getting better...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pavel Datsyuk Sets Up Tomas Tatar for a Power-Play Goal

One game into the Detroit Red Wings’ preseason schedule, Pavel Datsyuk appears to be in preseason form. Datsyuk set up a Tomas Tatar power-play goal and scored one of his own in a 2-1 victory at Pittsburgh. The Wings are holding their breath a bit, though — Datsyuk left the game with a shoulder injury after taking a hard hit from the Penguins’ Rob Scuderi. But before he departed...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk’s New Line to Debut in Detroit Red Wings’ Preseason Opener at Pittsburgh

Believe it or not, hockey season is upon us. The Detroit Red Wings will open their preseason schedule on Monday night in Pittsburgh. They then travel to Chicago on Tuesday before the exhibition home opener Thursday night vs. those same Blackhawks. Several projected lineup regulars will be on the ice against the Penguins, highlighted by the first in-game action for Mike Babcock...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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