Found May 04, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
The final two games of the first day of the World Championships are in the books, and the vast majority of the Red Wings’ players taking part in the the “nightcaps” acquitted themselves very well (and yes, as you and I find more non-Geo-blocked live streams of games, they’ll mysteriously appear in the comments section so that you and I can watch as many of these games as possible): • Valtteri Filppula did not fare in the scoring in Finland’s economical 1-0 win over Belarus, but as’s Bill Roose noted, Filppula played 19:26, leading all Finnish skaters; Continue reading "Red Wings afternoon news: Finns, Swedes win at Worlds; Jarnkrok stars, Ericsson hurt"

Red Wings fans, it’s time to Rock the Vote for Pavel Datsyuk as EA Sports’ NHL 13 cover player

From the Red Wings’ PR department, it’s time to rock the “EA Sports NHL 13 Cover Vote” for Pavel Datsyuk: RED WINGS FORWARD PAVEL DATSYUK BATTLING FOR COVER OF EA SPORTS’ NHL 13 … Detroit Sports Fans can Score a Hat Trick by Casting Their Votes and Having All-Star Center join Verlander and Johnson on High-Profile Video Game Covers This Year … Detroit, MI… All-Star...

Red Wings exec Kris Draper’s number retired…by his high school

Red Wings fans might be more apt to suggest, or at least hope, that their team might somehow find a way to honor the contributions made by Darren McCarty, Kirk Maltby, Kris Draper, Chris Osgood and, assuming his playing days are done, Tomas Holmstrom to the team’s 4 Stanley Cup championships—some sort of banner honoring the quartet, if not the opening of a Tigers-style “Hall...

Red Wings mid-day news: Tatar scores for Slovakia, more on Howard’s win and charitable appearances

Recaps are coming in slowly as the first day of the World Championships remains an in-progress event (Finland faces Belarus at 1:15 PM EDT and Sweden faces Norway at 2:15 PM EDT), but in addition to expanding upon Jimmy Howard’s 21-save performance against France in the Americans’ Worlds opener, TSN reports that Tomas Tatar scored a goal in 14:56 of ice time as the Slovaks fell...

Red Wings overnight report/catchy uppy post 2: foreign-language news, Kronwall, Datsyuk and Helm

The Red Wings’ players begin their participation in the World Championships at 5:15 AM EDT today, when team USA faces off against France (on NBC Sports), and after Jimmy Howard and Justin Abdelkader get their feet wet, the rest of the Wings’ participant—with the exception of Pavel Datsyuk (who you can continue to vote for in EA Sports’ NHL 13 Cover Vote until May 10th)...

Red Wings at the Worlds, Saturday: Datsyuk scoreless in Russian win; Howard wins barn-burner; Z^2

Updated 7x at 5:19 PM: The biggest Red Wings-related news regarding the World Championships thus far involves Kyle Quincey becoming the 12th Wings player or prospect taking part in the Worlds as Quincey will join Team Canada tomorrow, and as I’m writing this, the U.S. and Canada are facing off in a game which began at 12 PM EDT and will air at 7:30 PM EDT on the NBC Sports Network...

U.S. based Red Wings fans ‘geo-blocked’ from IIHF streams + Wings at the Worlds primer

This isn’t necessarily news for any fans who have a rooting interest in the World Championships, including Red Wings fans who have ten players participating in the Worlds: The IIHF announced this morning that they will stream each and every one of the World Championship’s 64 games on their YouTube channel, with games and highlights available live, in highlight form and on demand...

Make it a dozen Red Wings participating in the Worlds as Kyle Quincey joins Canada

Time to edit the Worlds post to reflect a full dozen’s worth of Red Wings players and prospects taking part in the World Championship, via the Canadian Press’s Chris Johnston: Kyle Quincey will join Canada at the world championship tomorrow, according to @HC_TeamCanada. The other Wings participating in the Worlds are Jonathan Ericsson, Johan Franzen, Calle Jarnkrok, Niklas...

Fox Sports Detroit posts Art Regner’s conversation with Red Wings coach Mike Babcock

It took a few days to do so, but Fox Sports Detroit has rendered Art Regner’s almost hour-long “Lunch with Art” interview with Red Wings coach Mike Babcock into five parts. Here’s Part 1 (after the jump cut as Silverlight is a pain in the butt): Continue reading "Fox Sports Detroit posts Art Regner’s conversation with Red Wings coach Mike Babcock"

Red Wings catchy uppy post 1: on free agent speculation, prospects and the Worlds (in English)

When last I left you, the boss kinda sorta worried you about the Captain when in fact, it was me that would return after my internet service provider, which just got “bought out,” decided that it would easily and simply “migrate” its servers to the new company’s hardware and software over the course of four hours on Tuesday morning. That didn’t happen, and somewhere around...

Igor Larionov says the ‘Russian problem’ does exist…to some extent

The Detroit Red Wings never had a “Russian problem” when Igor Larionov, Slava Fetisov, Vladimir Konstantinov, Slava Kozlov and Sergei Fedorov were helping the team win Stanley Cups in the 90’s, or when Pavel Datsyuk joined the fray in the early 2000’s, and in light of the shenanigans involving Predators forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn, Larionov, who now represents...

Quickie post: Howard, U.S. win first Worlds game and live event links

Very briefly: Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard stopped 21 of 23 shots and Justin Abdeklader played pretty darn well in terms of physicality from what I watched of Team USA’s 7-2 win over France in the team’s World Championship opener (via the NBC Sports Network). The game was, however, much closer than the score indicates. Continue reading "Quickie post: Howard, U.S. win...

Zetterberg Talks World Championships

from Lucas Aykroyd of, Are you having fun so far? Everyone here seems pretty excited to see you. Yeah, absolutely. It’s great to be back home and play for Team Sweden. Hopefully we can get a nicer ending here than we did in Detroit. Throughout the year with Detroit, you get to play for one of the best coaches in the business in Mike Babcock. What are the differences...

Red Wings at the Worlds, Sunday: Finns edge Slovakia; Datsyuk scores for Russia, Zetterberg OK

Two of the Red Wings’ three Sunday-playing participants in the World Championships faced off this morning, and the result was…Less than scintillating. Valtteri Filppula and Finland defeated Tomas Tatar’s Slovaks 1-0, with the Finns executing their trapping style to perfection while nursing the hell out of Janne Pesonen’s goal scored all of 7:32 into the 1st period. Tatar...
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