Found November 02, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Wings, as expected, have activated Darren Helm, who'll make season debut tonight, and placed Jonathan Ericsson on long-tern IR. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) November 2, 2013 But just to cover all the bases, remember the morning skate is still to come...

Video: Darren Helm Scores on First Shift Back From Injury for Detroit Red Wings

Welcome back, Darren Helm. Playing in his first game of the season and after suiting up just once last year, Helm lit the lamp on his initial shift Saturday night in Edmonton. He corralled a bouncing puck off a clear by Daniel Alfredsson, then fired a wrister home to put Detroit up 1-0.

Mrazek cruises to 1st NHL shutout in Wings' win

Darren Helm was happy just being on the ice again. Scoring the winning goal was a bonus. Helm scored in his first game of the season, and just his third since March 2012 due to various injuries, and the Detroit Red Wings won their third straight game in four nights by beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 on Saturday. ''It was the icing on top of the cake, really,'' Helm...

Video: Brendan Smith Fights Will Acton, Suffers Separated Shoulder

In the final minute of the Detroit Red Wings’ impressive 5-0 win over Edmonton, Brendan Smith dropped the gloves with the Oilers’ Will Acton. Though the fight itself might be considered a draw, Smith landed hard on his shoulder and suffered a slight shoulder separation, per MLive’s Ansar Khan. Smith will miss one to two weeks; the Red Wings called up Adam Almquist to replace...

Red Wings vs Oilers Recap: 11.2.13

Sorry, late once again. The Red Wings had no trouble beating the Oilers last night and Mrazek picked up his first career shutout in the 5-0 win. More after the jump: The only line that isn’t absolutely buzzing for the Wings right now is the second line. They’re holding their own, don’t get me wrong, but the other lines are playing superb hockey right now. This team...

Red Wings' Johan Franzen returns to action -- for 9 minutes

Johan Franzen's return to the Red Wings lineup Friday didn't last long. Franzen missed Wednesday's game in Vancouver with an upper-body injury. He returned to the lineup against the Flames, but lasted only 9 minutes 5 seconds on 12 shifts before having to leave the game feeling ill. "He was sick," coach Mike Babcock said. "I don't know if he'...

Mark Spizzirri: GAMEDAY: Red Wings vs. Oilers; Helm makes long awaited return

Make sure to follow Mark on Twitter! On the heels of a 4-3 road victory in Calgary last night, the Detroit Red Wings face the always difficult 3rd road game in 4 nights this evening as they face the tough luck Edmonton Oilers this evening at Rexall Place in Edmonton in the second half of the weekly Hockey Night in Canada doubleheader. Tonight marks the long awaited return of...

Red Wings-Oilers game-day updates: Helm’s in, Franzen’s out, Mrazek starts opposite Bachman

The Detroit Red Wings hope to build upon their 2-1 win over Vancouver and their 4-3 win over Calgary, aiming to continue their winning ways against the Edmonton Oilers this evening (10 PM EDT, FSD/CBC/97.1 FM), and as Paul noted, Darren Helm will play this evening. MLive's Ansar Khan reported that Helm's playing, and he clarified Johan Franzen's status, too: The...

Red Wings sign Zach Nastasiuk to an entry-level deal

Last month, the Red Wings signed 2013 draft pick and QMJHL superstar Anthony Mantha to an entry-level contract, and today, they've signed another 2013 pick in Owen Sound Attack captain and gritty two-way forward Zach Nastasiuk: RED WINGS SIGN ZACH NASTASIUK TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT … Eighteen-Year Old Winger Was Drafted 48th Overall by Detroit in 2013 NHL Entry Draft...

Kerry Fraser suggests that Red Wings’ Zetterberg’s high stick on Hamhuis doesn’t merit suspension

Via RedWingsFeed, Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg's stick accidentally made contact with Dan Hamhuis during the Red Wings' 2-1 win over Vancouver on Wednesday, and a Canucks fan asked TSN's Kerry Fraser whether Zetterberg's high stick--which was posted by HFBoards' SimplySensational in .gif form... Should merit a suspension, a la Zach Kassian's 5...

Red Wings Trying To Keep Success Going On Road Trip

The Red Wings were able to earn their second consecutive victory in their second consecutive road game. They now travel to Edmonton for their second of back to back games. Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Edmonton Oilers Venue: Rexall Place; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Time: 10:00 PM EST Television: Detroit-FSD; Edmonton- CBC The Detroit Red Wings (8-4-2, 18 points, 3rd...

Red Wings-Oilers quick take: efficient and dominant

The Detroit Red Wings may have struggled with some mental and physical fatigue after having played 3 games over the course of 4 nights coming into Saturday night's battle with the Edmonton Oilers... But the Oilers didn't prove to be much of an opponent. Save a couple of goalposts and Brian Lashoff taking a tipped shot off of Stephen Weiss in the visor, there were no "...

GDT: Red Wings vs Flames

Having some issues with this one, so at this point it's short and... well, short. Continue reading "[11/01/2013] GDT: Red Wings vs Flames"

Red Wings douse Flames in Calgary, 4-3

This was not a blue print night. It was a superstar night, and it was a spurts night, and that was enough to make it a triumphant night. The Detroit Red Wings won for the second straight time after toppling the Calgary Flames, 4-3, tonight at the Saddledome in a game that required a dominant third period to amend for a dormant second one. The Wings continue the western Canada trip...

Red Wings Thursday practice post in progress: Franzen to return, but Helm’s not quite ready

The Detroit Red Wings hope to build upon their 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks when they tangle with the Calgary Flames on Friday night (9:30 PM EDT, FSD Plus/Sportsnet West/97.1 FM), and the Wings certainly discussed their win as something of a bedrock-worthy stepping stone after the game. With Johan Franzen ready to return from his "unspecified injury," the Wings...

GDT: Red Wings vs Oilers

2-for-2, eh? Let's see if Helm and Mrazek can spark something more. Continue reading "[11/02/2013] GDT: Red Wings vs Oilers"
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