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Young guns help Wings win opener

DETROIT -- When you play for the Detroit Red Wings, you have to wait your turn. While other clubs rush their prospects to the NHL, the Wings nurture their future. On Friday evening Detroits patience paid off as two youngsters, Corey Emmerton and Jakub Kindl, paced the Wings' attack in their 5-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators in the season opener at Joe Louis Arena. Kindl...

Unemployed Detroit Man REVELS in Lions, Tigers, Wolverines Successes

This comes to me from a Detroit area man, and sports fan, who’s enduring a professional setback, and some personal financial uncertainty right now. Yes, you might have heard a thing or two in the news about the city of Detroit and its economic hardships. Now you’re hearing about their athletic successes as well. Well the media often likes to present those two situations together...

Emmerton shines in 5-3 win

DETROIT – Cory Emmerton said that he never envisioned the kind of start to a season that he had Friday night in the Red Wings’ 5-3 season-opening win over the Ottawa Senators. The 23-year-old Emmerton, who battled liked crazy in tra...

Detroit 5, Ottawa 3: Cory Emmerton shines in season opener

Cory Emmerton came through with a goal, an assist and solid defensive play for the Red Wings on Friday, doing as much as possible to stay in the rotation.

Ty Conklin sensational in net as Red Wings beat Avs on night that Forsberg's jersey is retired

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Red Wings recall Brendan Smith; he'll serve first of five-game suspension

The Red Wings have called up defenseman Brendan Smith from the minors for tonight's game at Colorado in an effort to run off at least one game of the suspension that hangs over his head.

Commodore to IR; Smith recalled

DETROIT – A sprained knee already forced Mike Commodore to delay his debut in a Red Wings’ uniform. He missed Friday’s 5-3 season-opening win over Ottawa, and will not play tonight at Colorado, either. And now the Red Wings ha...

Senators-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are getting older, but expectations haven't lessened for one of the NHL's most storied - and successful - franchises. Meanwhile, the Ottawa Senators hope a former Detroit assistant can help them bounce back from a disappointing season. Following a record 20th consecutive playoff appearance, the Red Wings open the 2011-12 season at home against the...

Peter Forsberg "overwhelmed" as Avalanche retire his jersey

Favorite memories? That's easy. "Beating the Red Wings," Peter Forsberg said Saturday from an on-ice podium before his No. 21 jersey was retired and raised to the Pepsi Center rafters.

Recap: Detroit vs. Ottawa

Cory Emmerton had a goal and an assist as the Detroit Red Wings roughed up the Paul MacLean-led Ottawa Senators, 5-3, in the opener for both clubs.

Conklin's play in net leads Red Wings to 3-0 win

Johan Franzen broke a tie in the second period, Ty Conklin stopped 29 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday to spoil a night in which the Avalanche retired the jersey of Peter Forsberg.

Red Wings win opener over Ottawa

Red Wings win opener

Red Wings tap five straight goals, hold off Senators

Cory Emmerton had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators 5-3 in the season opener for both teams.
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