Found April 24, 2014 on Puck Drunk Love:
Babcock apologized for Wed. comment Datsyuk & Kronwall should play b/c "their wives are giving birth. Not them." Was scolded by Mrs. Babcock — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) April 24, 2014

Wings Notes: Howard out, Alfredsson likely to return

DETROIT -- One Red Wings regular appears to be ready to return, but another remains out. Daniel Alfredsson returned to practice Friday after missing the last two games with a sore back, while goaltender Jimmy Howard did not practice after missing Thursday's Game 4 with the flu. "Gus (Jonas Gustavsson) is going to start," Wings coach Mike Babcock . "(Howard) wasn...

Kid’s reaction to Jordin Tootoo giving him a stick is adorable

During a recent Grand Rapids Griffins game, Jordin Tootoo made the day of a young fan by giving him his stick as he exited the ice following a pregame skate. Tootoo, currently toiling in the minor leagues as a member of the Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate after a long stint with the Nashville Predators […] The post Little kid’s reaction to Jordin Tootoo giving him a stick...

Red Wings prospect news: on Anthony Mantha’s latest hat trick and Tyler Bertuzzi’s recovery

I figured that the Grand Rapids Griffins' setting up of their first-round series with the Abbotsford Heat would yield all of the Red Wings' prospect news today, but two stories popped up this afternoon: 1. Yahoo Sports' Neate Sager (via RedWingsFeed) reports that Anthony Mantha had quite the moment during last night's game between the Halifax Mooseheads and Mantha...

Report: Henrik Zetterberg Returning To Red Wings’ Lineup For Game 4

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is reportedly set to make his return. The Hockey News’ reports that Zetterberg will make his series debut and will be in the lineup for Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. According to the report, Zetterberg will only play “limited minutes.” That reportedly means “10-12 minutes” of ice time. It would be Zetterberg’s...

Jordin Tootoo makes young boy's day by giving away stick (VIDEO)

Jordin Tootoo was a bit of a tough guy when he was with the Nashville Predators but seemed to show a softer side the other night with the Grand Rapids Griffins (a Red Wings affiliate) in the AHL.Following the pregame skate in the team's season finale last week, Tootoo came off the ice to head to the dressing room. On his way there, a young boy standing on the bench excitedly...

VIDEO: Red Wings talk Game 4

Riley Sheahan, Darren Helm, Brendan Smith, Mike Babcock and Todd Bertuzzi talk ahead of Game 4 of the Red Wings' playoff series against the Boston Bruins.          

Report- Zetterberg Expected To Play Limited Minutes Tonight

from Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, With the Detroit Red Wings trailing 2-1 in their first-round series against the Boston Bruins, they’ll go into tonight’s Game 4 with their captain and one of their best players in the lineup for the first time in two months. A source close to the Red Wings said Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play tonight, after missing the...

Did 90′s Sitcom “Full House” Predict The 2014 Bruins vs. Red Wings Series?

A.B. Full House was ahead of it’s time in so many ways. The show had unbelievable mullets, a clean Bob Saget and the Olsen Twins before they became this. 3 dudes and a 4 kids all living in a mansion in San Fransisco in the 90′s. Nothing weird about that – just T.G.I.F. gold. Dave Coulier, who played Uncle “Cut, it, out” Joey, is an avid hockey fan both on the show and in...

Detroit Red Wings Pushed to Brink of Elimination, Drop Game 4 in OT 3-2

  The Detroit Red Wings drop Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals with the Boston Bruins 3-2 in overtime, dropping to 1-3 in the series. Detroit would come out into this game getting exactly the start they wanted all series. Lifted by the return of captain Henrik Zetterberg, they did a good job putting pressure on the Bruins in all three zones. They’d get on the board...

Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 set-up and overnight report: with or without Zetterberg, Wings must dig out

Ahead of tonight's slightly-late-starting Game 4 between the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins (8 PM EDT on FSD and NESN locally, and NBCSN and TSN nationally, as well as 97.1 FM), the tenor of the series has started to shift. While the Bruins' press kept reminding us again and again on Wednesday that the Wings' 3-0 loss in Game 3 signals a series heading toward a...

Is Slava Fetisov ready for his close-up?

George here: I posted this little tidbit in my Red Wings-Bruins Game 3 tailings post, but I gather that not all of you read TMR, and something tells me that more than just Red Wings fans will be interested in this little ditty. "Rope of Silicon's" Brad Brevet reported that a documentary titled Red Army--a film chronicling the creation, dominance, persistance and downfall...

Game 4: Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings start time and tv info

Game 4 of the Opening Round match-up between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings will take place on Thursday night. Entering this game the Bruins hold a 2-1 series lead following a 3-0 blanking of the Red Wings on Tuesday. Coverage of this game will begin at 8:00 pm ET from Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI. Nationally this game will be televised on NBCSN while fans in Boston can...

Daniel Alfredsson set to return to Red Wings lineup Saturday vs. Bruins

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock announced Saturday that Daniel Alfredsson will draw back into the Red Wings lineup after missing two games due to a back pain (upper-body injury).  UPDATE: Alfie will play instead of Todd Bertuzzi #RedWings — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 26, 2014

Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 wrap-up and overnight report: the next generation’s learning painful lessons

The Boston Bruins flew back to Massachusetts after their 3-2 OT win over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3, likely assuming--like their self-sanctimonious media corps, the rest of the hockey world, and, regrettably, Wings fans who fear that they've witnessed the last Fox Sports Detroit broadcast of the 2012-2013 season, the last home game at Joe Louis Arena in its next-to-last...
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