Found September 02, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Today's Red Wings-related stories mostly involve "tidbits," but I did find something of a tale of two prospects who are taking part in the Red Wings' main camp and prospect tournament, respectively, on what is a bit of a "slow day." Grand Rapids Griffins forward Landon Ferraro is making a 2,260-mile trip from Vancouver, British Columbia to Grand Rapids, MI, and he's rolling along... 730 miles yesterday today is the big push. Gotta have a @Tparkes19 large #coffbanger in the cup holder this morning. #day2 #herewego — Landon Ferraro (@LandonFerraro) September 2, 2013 And Yahoo Sports' Neate Sager reports that one of the Wings' prospect tournament-participating players scored a slick goal in what may have been his last scrimmage before flying to Traverse City... Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day quickies: Ferraro’s journey, Athanasiou’s slick move and Franzen’s ‘numbers’"
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Weiss skates with new teammates

DETROIT -- Many more familiar faces began arriving in Detroit on Tuesday as the Red Wings continue to hold informal practice sessions at Joe Louis Arena. Seventeen Red Wings players from last seasons team were in attendance, but it was another new guy who grabbed all the attention. Former Florida Panthers forward and one-time Plymouth Whalers star Stephen Weiss seemed extremely...

Brendan Smith to help Red Wings kick off 115 school assembly-holding season on Wednesday

The Detroit Red Wings' community relations department posits a press release noting the start of the Wings' "school assembly program" starting tomorrow: DETROIT RED WINGS FOUNDATION KICKS OFF THIRD YEAR OF THE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM WITH DEFENSEMAN BRENDAN SMITH THIS WEDNESDAY ... Wings School Assembly Program set to Make 115 Visits During 2013-14 Season...

Red Wings overnight report: for better or Samuelsson

As September begins and the Red Wings prepare for the prospect tournament (which begins on Thursday in Traverse City) and their main training camp (from Thursday, September 12th to Tuesday, September 17th), there's a fly in the ointment in terms of the Wings' status as over the cap by about $638,000 (per Capgeek) and over the 23-man roster limit by 2 players. If the Wings...

Pavel Datsyuk vs. Pavel Datsyuk in Red Wings’ Top Plays final, just like TSN’s POY

This seems to be a familiar result given Pavel Datsyuk's win over Pavel Datsyuk for TSN's Play of the Year title... Well our @Flagstar Top Plays Showdown Finals is Datsyuk and...Datsyuk. Vote now for which magical play was the best! http://t.co/V9RFAp1r2a — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 2, 2013 Which Datsyuk goals made the cut? Let's...

Red Wings Sunday gnus: more Howard stuff, international/rookie news and another ‘Detoilet’ comment

I shook off my "sleeper" antidepressant to watch Manchester United tangle with Liverpool this morning (think the Wings, circa 2003, versus Boston, circa 2010),so I figured that I may as well put some work in, and here are the results thereof. MLive's Brendan Savage penned an article about Jimmy Howard which ties nicely into the Free Press's Helene St. James'...

Alfredsson skates as Red Wing

After a tumultuous summer Daniel Alfredsson was finally back to doing what he does best -- playing hockey. Alfredsson made his Red Wings debut Friday at Joe Louis Arena -- wearing No. 11 ... so long Dan Cleary. Alfredsson took part in an informal practice session with several teammates including captain Henrik Zetterberg. “It felt good to finally come here and skate” Alfredsson...

Brunner And His Agent Are Being Patient

A few weeks ago, George Malik referenced a story on the status of Damien Brunner's search for a deal with an NHL team. As of today, not a whole lot apparently has changed. I asked Brunner's agent, Neil Sheehy, for an update this morning. "We are being patient, and Damien is wide open to any team at this point," Sheehy said. Brunner is reportedly looking...

St. James reports that Darren Helm did not skate on Tuesday

I'd have preferred to keep this within today's practice post, but as Darren Helm watch is something of a concern of international proportions, the Free Press's Helene St. James took note of the fact that Helm did not skate today at the Joe: Last week, Helm was part of the growing-daily number of Detroit Red Wings who have had enough of summer and were getting a head...

Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard preparing for what could be especially memorable season

Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wing are in store for a season that will be busier than usual. Especially in the next six months. "We've got a lot going on don't we?" the Red Wings veteran goaltender said. "Winter Classic. A lot of guys here are trying for Olympic spots. 'HBO 24-7.' It's going to be pretty hectic around here." Yes it is...

Red Wings overnight report: on Howard’s Olympic hopes, stolen jerseys and oversimplification

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard's new mask mostly pays tribute to the City of Detroit, but WXYZ's Brad Galli duly noted that its backplate's American flag-themed background wouldn't be out of place atop a Team USA jersey. The Free Press's Helene St. James spoke with Howard about his uphill battle in terms of out-dueling Jonathan Quick, Ryan Miller, Craig Anderson...

2013-14 NHL Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

This 2013-14 NHL Season Preview features the Detroit Red Wings. The Wings came within one shot of eliminating both the first and second seeds in the Western Conference in consecutive series last season. After beating Anaheim in a thrilling 7 game series, they had Chicago on the ropes, leading their second round series 3-1, and lost in overtime of game 7. Amazingly, last season was...

NHL.com plugs the Red Wings’ prospect tournament

This story isn't Red Wings-related per se, but NHL.com's Mike G. Morreale gave the Red Wings' prospect tournament quite set of plugs and praises, and given that the lockout [T]here's a good chance fans in attendance might catch a glimpse of a future Calder Trophy winner as the NHL's rookie of the year. It happened in 2010 when Carolina Hurricanes forward...

Red Wings overnight report: on the tourney to come, some repetition and fantasy hockey gnus

Today marks the start of a very, very busy sixteen-day stretch for me, and while tomorrow's 230-mile drive's always an adventure, as the mom likes to say, "Packing is purgatory" (can you tell that my anxiety disorder's doing somersaults?). The Red Wings' players will skate at Joe Louis Arena as informal practices slowly but surely increase in both intensity...

Red Wings mid-day news: On prospect tourney rosters, Samuelsson, Helm and today’s ‘informal skate’

Amongst today's Red Wings-related stories: The Left Wing Lock's Sarah Lindenau finally received the go-ahead to publish the New York Rangers' prospect tournament roster, rounding out the eight teams involved, including the Red Wings (and their try-outs), the Blues, Wild, Stars, Sabres, Hurricanes and Blue Jackets. The prospect tournament starts on Thursday, September...

Does This Make Any Sense?

Someone please tell me why Detroit's bankruptcy was brought up in this statement? from Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe, The Red Wings on Friday tweeted the first pictures of newcomer Daniel Alfredsson on the ice, wearing his bright red Winged Wheel sweater. Painful for most onlookers from Ottawa, and a few here in the Hub of Hockey. The Bruins made an aggressive...
Red Wings News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.