Quick Hits: The New Balance Edition

In Red Wings Land Red Wings seeking balance of players in their system This article by Dana Wakiji of covers a wide range of topics with Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill. She asks him about the draft, losing Nosek in the expansion draft, and young player Tyler Bertuzzi, Martin Frk, and Evgeny Svechnikov. Blashill specifically points out Bertuzzi as having elements...
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Red Wings sign Ben Street to one-year extension

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Detroit Red Wings Offer Ben Street New One-Year Deal

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Red Wings sign Street to 1-year contract extension

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NHL Free Agency 2017: Examining The Red Wings Defensive Options

Prices will be high, but there may be a few consolation prizes We are less than a week away from the NHL kicking off it’s annual free agent frenzy, where all 31 teams will be looking to improve their 2017-18 rosters. The Detroit Red Wings will once again be kicking the infamous proverbial tires in hopes of acquiring some new names that will provide a shot in the arm to a team...
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Quick Hits: The Hall of Fame Edition

In Red Wings Land Red Wings opt not to qualify goalie prospect Jake Paterson | While the Red Wings chose to tender qualifying offers to the rest of their restricted free agents, they chose not to do the same with goaltending prospect Jake Peterson. DETROIT - Former Saginaw Spirit goaltender Jake Paterson was the lone restricted free agent not tendered a qualifying...
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WATCH: 2017 NHL Draft | Day II Recap

Hear from Jeff Blashill, Tyler Wright, and Haken Andersson as the Red Wings make 10 picks during day two of last weekend's draft | #LGRW #DRWDraft
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The Grind Line: Red Wings Draft Reaction

The Detroit Red Wings certainly had a plan coming into last weekend’s draft. Nine of the 11 picks the Red Wings had were used on players who are at least 6-foot-2 and five of the 11 picks are defensemen. Here are the Red Wings’ 2017 draft selections: 1st round, 9th overall: Michael Rasmussen, F, 6-6, 221 pounds, Tri-City Americans (WHL) 2nd round, 38th overall: Gustav Lindstrom...
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Red Wings Free Agency Outlook

With the Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft and the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in the rearview mirror, the Detroit Red Wings now turn their attention to free agents. They have some key restricted free agents to re-sign and may add a player or two from the unrestricted free agent pool on July 1. As of now, the Red Wings have $61,188,333 committed to nine forwards, six defensemen, and...
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2 days ago

2017 NHL Draft: Red Wings Pick Michael Rasmussen #9 Overall

With the Ninth Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Detroit Red Wings Have Selected Michael Rasmussen From the Tri-City Americans in the WHL. About Michael Rasmussen Another player that was kind of ranked all over the map, the Detroit Red Wings took Michael Rasmussen with the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. He’s a big body that uses his physicality to be an offensive...
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WATCH: 2017 NHL Draft | Red Wings Preview

Kris Draper and Tyler Wright talk about the Red Wings before the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Il on Friday, June 23rd.
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Golden Knights owner screws up expansion draft order, announces a selection from the wrong team

Mingled and mixed in with the outrageously terrible jokes and announcement of NHL award winners, the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights took place. Because this is such a unique and exciting event, Golden Knights owner Bill Foley got a little too excited and announced a draft pick from the wrong team: When it was supposed to be the turn to announce the Golden Knights' selection...
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Detroit Red Wings choose to expose Petr Mrazek

With the NHL expansion draft just days away, the Detroit Red Wings were required to submit their list of players that they wanted to protect from being selected. The list has a few names that were expected to be on it, however, there are a few names on the list that are a surprise. Each team in the NHL was required to submit their list at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning. Each team had...
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The 4 most surprising players protected from the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is rapidly approaching and each team has already named which players they want to protect from the Vegas Golden Knights.The Golden Knights are also reportedly working with teams on side deals. The general public won’t know the nature of those deals until Wednesday, so until then all players who were protected and exposed will be taken at face value...
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WATCH: 2017 Detroit Grand Prix | Abdelkader

Justin Abdelkader stopped by the 2017 Detroit Grand Prix to meet Rising Star Racing IndyCar driver, Spencer Pigot and to take a hot lap in an IndyCar.
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Box Score 6/7: Go, Scooter, go!

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our Scooter Gennett jersey to arrive in the mail.Happy birthday today to Milan Lucic, Allen Iverson, Mike Modano, Heathcliff Slocumb and Anna Kournikova. On this date in 1997 the Red Wings completed their...
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Red Wings' Glendening has ankle surgery, out 3-4 months

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Which goalie should the Detroit Red Wings protect in the expansion draft?

With the NHL Expansion Draft just a few short weeks away, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland has some tough decisions ahead of himself. Holland’s biggest decision will be what to do with goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek. The rules of the expansion draft state that teams are only allowed to protect one goalie and for Holland, he has two good ones. Howard is coming...
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Predators fans throw catfish on ice to celebrate Stanley Cup berth

The Nashville Predators clinched their first ever berth to the Stanley Cup Finals, and a franchise tradition helped the team celebrate.Fans threw a dead catfish onto the ice after the Predators sealed a 6-3 win in Game 6 over the Anaheim Ducks to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Predators first began play in 1998, and it took six seasons before the new franchise finally made...
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May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings trade rumors: Calvin de Haan edition

It is a known fact around the NHL that the Detroit Red Wings need to add some depth and skill to their blue line and this summer could make or break their chances of making it back to the playoffs next season. For the Red Wings, general manager Ken Holland could look to make some moves this offseason in hopes that he can sure up his team’s backend. There have been rumors surrounding...
May 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Riley Sheahan avoids ugly NHL record with goal in last game of season

Riley Sheahan can take a big sigh of relief. The extremely unlucky Detroit Red Wings forward finally scored his first goal in the final game of the season. In doing so, he narrowly avoided going down in the history books with an ugly NHL record.Sheahan nearly became the first forward in league history to appear in every single game and not score while taking at least 100 shots....
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

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