Found February 10, 2012 on
Nightmare on Helm Street:
Some troubling news from Fox Sports this morning...Apparently, Steve Yzerman has decided NOT to return to Detroit and don the Winged Wheel once more to play in the traditional alumni game."At this time, I don't plan on participating in the alumni game but hope to watch the Outdoor Classic on TV." --Steve YzermanIf Yzerman were to come back - I can only imagine what the fan reaction would be like there at The Big House. It's extremely disapointing that "at this time", it doesn't appear to be happneing.But, the Wings aren't going to let #19 off the hook so easily.Make the jump to read more.
"I'm going to get Drapes to twist his arm and Cheli to twist his arm. Obviously, we want him to play. He's always said no in the past, but let's see how our arm-twisting does." --Ken HollandStevie is no push-over. It might take the combined efforts of Holland, Draper, Chelios, Osgood, and others to work him over.We get it, Stevie - y...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
19 straight wins at home after a 2-1 SO victory. I told you, you don't disrespect the number 19 in Detroit. You just don't. Recap after the jump:
Post, post, post. Detroit got out shot in this game, but they did have plenty of great chances. Yes, the PP is bad, but they are getting chances. Once they start burying those chances, the PP will go from terrible to bad. I guess...
DETROIT -- The NHL Winter Classic is finally coming to the Detroit area, and it's going to be a celebration of hockey that will take place in the city and throughout the entire region.
The worst-kept secret in sports became official at a pair of news conferences Thursday, one at Comerica Park in Detroit and one at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
Although the game itself between...
DETROIT - It was announced today, in an official press conference hosted by the Comerica Park, that the 2013 NHL Winter Classic will have the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Detroit Red Wings in Michigan Stadium on January 1st, 2013.
Often considered the worst kept secret in the NHL since the 2012 Winter Classic ended, the 2013 Winter Classic will take on a new form. In addition...
For some mysterious reason which has something to do with parallel announcements at Comerica Park (which will be streamed online at NHL.com and DetroitRedWings.com) at 10:30 AM on Thursday and Michigan Stadium at 1:15 PM on Thursday, the Detroit Red Wings won’t practice on Thursday, but they earned the day off to promote the 2013 Winter Clas…I mean engage in a “major announcement”...
The NHL's Winter Classic has become a bigger event with every year. But in 2013, it gets no bigger as the Detroit Red Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs in front of an expected 115,000 fans at the Big House at the University of Michigan.
Commissioner Gary Bettman officially confirmed the news which had been rumoured for months during a press conference at Comerica Park...
The Red Wings have several sparkling personalities -- Jimmy Howard, Danny Cleary, Tomas Holmstrom and the inimitable Pavel Datsyuk -- but will they be too elusive for HBO to catch next autumn?
In Wednesday night hockey action, Sam Gagner beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0. Unfortunately, the rest of the Oilers lost to the Detroit Red Wings by 0-4.
Here's a bunch of random comments on the frustration that is the Edmonton Oilers.
- Eberle is in the Top 10 in league scoring, and Sam Gagner is ripping up the NHL right now. Yet, five Oiler forwards had more ice-time during...
Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings their 19th consecutive home victory, 2-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Detroit tied the 1970-71 Boston Bruins for the second-longest home streak in NHL history. The 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Bruins won 20 consecutive games at home.
Less than a week after Adam Hall suffered a partial tear of his left biceps, general manager Steve Yzerman said he was expected to miss eight weeks. It turned out to be much less.
Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings their 19th consecutive home victory, 2-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
Next year's Winter Classic could set an attendance record.
The Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will play in the 2013 Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.