Found February 26, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
As noted earlie this evening, the Detroit Red Wings will have to give Jakub Kindl and Mike Commodore at least a few weeks’ worth of attempts to regain their jobs—alongside the newly-acquired Kyle Quincey—as Jonathan Ericsson was lost to a broken wrist, as reported by MLive’s Ansar Khan... Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said defenseman Jonathan Ericsson will be out one month with a chipped fracture in his left wrist. Ericsson was injured early in the second period, apparently when he was hit by the puck while killing a penalty. It apparently happened before his right wrist was hit by Gabriel Landeskog’s stick on the follow-through of a shot in front of the Detroit net. And’s Brian Hedger: Defenseman Jonathan Ericsson, who’d been paired with Quincey since his arrival on Thursday, fractured his left wrist less than a minute into the second period of a 4-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena and will miss at least the next four weeks. “He’s goi...

Red Wings trade Commodore to Tampa Bay

I’m confused, per Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos: Mike Commodore’s leaving the Red Wings as they’ve trade him to Tampa Bay: #SNtrade. #Redwings. D-man Commodore to #Lightning. Done. Per TSN’s Bob McKenzie: Confirming Mike Commodore from DET to TB for a conditional 7th round pick. #TradeCentre Update: Wings’ Twitter account is confirming and per St. James: Commodore only...

Holland Looking For Size Up-Front

from Chuck Pleiness of Red Wings Front, With 13 of the 15 teams in the Western Conference still alive in the playoff picture, trade talks have slowed to a snail’s pace. “I’ve had some conversations over the last three or four days, a couple more today,” Wings general manager Ken Holland said in a phone interview Sunday afternoon. “There’s not a lot going on. We’ll...

Detroit vs Colorado: No Diving

The streak is over, the Wings are 2nd in the west, and have lost their last two games. As true Wings fans none of that worries us. Detroit is the best team in the NHL. They just got better with the addition of Quincey, and might still improve with another move between now and Monday.Puck drops at 7pm on FSDClick the jump for more As Chris would so eloquently put it Quincey is...

A hard but good read about Ruslan Salei’s family

The Orange County Register’s Jeff Miller penned a column about former Anaheim Ducks and Red Wings defenseman Ruslan Salei, and it’s…It’s a difficult one to read, but it’s worth your time: In one of his last acts on this Earth, Ruslan Salei made out his will. He and Bethann began planning his estate, setting up a trust for the kids. They talked about where he’d be buried...

Justin Abdelkader marks 25th birthday on Red Wings' third line

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader celebrated his 25th birthday on Saturday with his parents and a half-dozen buddies from high school on hand to watch him play at Joe Louis Arena.

Avalanche 4, Red Wings 3

Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home. After winning 23 straight at Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings have now lost two in a row on home ice, falling 4-3 to the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. The Red Wings hadn't been beaten in regulation in Detroit since Nov. 3. Their winning streak was snapped Thursday night with a shootout loss to Vancouver...

Jonathan Ericsson Out With Chipped Bone In Wrist

Mike Babcock made the announcement post-game. Looks like a 4-6 week injury to me.

Wings drop second straight at home, fall to Avs

DETROIT (AP) Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home.

Postgame Avs-Red Wings: Landy for Calder

AP/Duane Burleson DETROIT – A second box of Stouffer’s lasagna sits to my right, consumed, HBO is on the TV, I’m laying on a box spring because the mattress was too soft and I’m starting a blog at 12:15 a.m. local time. Still think I have a glam life? So anyway, Gabriel Landeskog for the Calder Trophy. I’ll have a bigger story on this in Monday’s paper, but Landy would...

Red Wings fall at home again

After winning 23 straight at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit has lost two in a row on home ice after losing, 4-3, to the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.

Wings fall to Avs for second-straight home loss

Just like that, the Detroit Red Wings have a losing streak at home.

Around The League: Mike Commodore To The Lightning

The second trade of the day happens just a little before 1pm. Not an earth shattering move, but a move none the less. Mike Commodore is on the move as he has been traded from the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a conditional 7th round pick. A solid physical defenseman, this is mostly [...]
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