Found October 03, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
This was supposed to be a night about new faces and new places. But this being the Red Wings everything new was old again Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena where a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in the season opener was a reminder that some things simply don’t change. A reminder too that their rough-and-tumble new neighborhood has a few patsies of its own. The “rebuilding” Sabres were deemed also-rans even before they got out of the gate this season — “This is not exactly a test of mettle for the Red Wings” NBC analyst Mike Milbury grumbled during the first intermission — and Wednesday’s display didn’t do much to dispute that notion. Still on a night when another sellout crowd of 20066 officially welcomed the team’s Eastern Conference resettlement and on a night they cheered the debuts of Daniel Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss — the Wings’ big offseason free-agent signings — it was less about what they brought and more about what they joined. First-period goals by Pavel Datsyu

Detroit Red Wings: Youth movement on hold

The Detroit Red Wings have dropped the puck on a new NHL season with a win at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday night beating the Buffalo Sabres 2-1. Goals by Mikael Samuelsson and Pavel Datsyuk, separated by just 36 seconds halfway through the first period, held up long enough for the Red Wings to send their Hockeytown fans home happy. Thomas Vanek, Buffalo’s leading goal scorer from...

Red Wings reveal details of Hockey Fights Cancer night promotion

Via RedWingsFeed, the Red Wings have issued a press release regarding the details of their Hockey Fights Cancer Night promotion for the team's October 26th game against the Rangers: It’s difficult to find someone who hasn’t been affected in some way by cancer. Either through loss, or survival, cancer affects hundreds of millions of people each year. Join the Red...

Red Wings to continue ‘Messin’ with Sasquatch?’ I thought that meant Todd Bertuzzi…

Per the Wings' PR department...Here's some marketing/a free plug: Jack Link’s® Continues Messin’ With Hockeytown The leading meat snack brand sponsors Midwest hockey team for the third consecutive season Detroit, Mich. & Minong, Wis. (Oct. 3, 2013)- Jack Link’s® Beef Jerky, one of the largest snack brands in the U.S., will sponsor the Detroit Red...

Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha named QMJHL’s ‘First Star’ for September

Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha's had a helluva month (as RedWingsCentral noted), and he's been rewarded for coming back from the Red Wings' prospect tournament with oodles of confidence: Detroit Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha (No. 20, 2013) of Val d' Or was named QMJHL player for Sept. Had 8-6-14 in 7 games. — Mike Morreale (@mikemorrealeNHL) October...

What to do about fighting in NHL?

DETROIT -- My Uncle Bertrum used to tell me that you can never have it both ways. But that appears to be what the NHL is trying to do with fighting. Former Red Wings great Steve Yzerman told TSNs Darren Dreger that the league needs to re-examine the place of fighting in the game. Yzerman, now the general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, told The Dreger Report: Yes, I believe...

Detroit Red Wings Season Preview, Part I: A Look at the Roster

The 2013-14 Detroit Red Wings season is so close I can see the bathroom troughs at Joe Louis Arena in my head. A new season, a new league … and, because it’s the Red Wings, a new Swede. This Red Wings team is looking good to go, with less travel, more experienced young guys and a hungry team that was eliminated too early in last year’s playoffs. The Wings are coming off an...

Girl photobombs Mike Babcock and Pierre McGuire during interview

During the 1st period of the Detroit Red Wings home opener against the Buffalo Sabres, NBC’s Pierre McGuire conducted an interview with Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock.  This girl sitting behind the bench timed the photobomb perfectly, creating this fantastic photo. [@WorldofIsaac]

Zetterberg and Mylec Hockey ink endorsement deal

WINCHENDON, MA, –Mylec President Ricky Laperriere announced today that 2008 Stanley Cup Champion and Conn Smythe Trophy winner Henrik Zetterberg will endorse and promote Mylec Hockey’s Street and Ball Hockey products in a multi-year agreement. All royalties will be donated to the Zetterberg Foundation. Mylec has been the leader in street and ball hockey products […]

Red Wings open with win vs. Sabres

The Detroit Red Wings had a successful debut as an Eastern Conference team, scoring early and holding on late. Pavel Datsyuk and Mikael Samuelsson scored 36 seconds apart midway through the first period and Detroit beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Wednesday night in the season-opener for both teams. "When you start off at home, you always want the first goal and we got two,"...

Red Wings Look To Start Season Strong On Home Ice

After a somewhat lackluster preseason, the Detroit Red Wings will open up the 2013-2014 season on home ice against new divisional opponent Buffalo Sabers. [singlepic id=64 w=424 h=180 float=center]   Game: Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 8:00 PM EST Television: National- NBC Sports Network   The Red Wings...

Red Wings Aim For Success On First Short Road Trip

The Detroit Red Wings (1-0-0, 2 points, 3rd place Atlantic Division), fresh off of an opening night victory, are now on the road for two games as they look to spoil Carolina’s home and season opener.     Game: Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes Venue: PNC Arena; Raleigh, North Carolina Time: 7:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FSD; Carolina- FS Carolina   When the...

Red Wings' early goals hold up on opening night in 2-1 win over Buffalo

The Red Wings showed off their depth and their penalty killers on opening night starting a long journey with one sure-footed step. Two quick goals highlighted the offense while a steady conga line to the penalty box cast favorable light on defense as the Wings collected a 2-1 victory Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena against the Buffalo Sabres. Fourth-liner Mikael Samuelsson and...

Red Wings Debut in Eastern Conference Sets Tone

DETROIT– The Detroit Red Wings could not have made a better debut in a new conference and division winning 2-1 over division foe the Buffalo Sabres. Mikael Samuelsson and Pavel Datsyuk led the way with a goal each, and Jimmy Howard had 19 saves to collect his first win as well as the Wings first […]

Not Drafted, but Not Lying Either - Newest Supreme Court Justice

Yesterday it was reported that Canada's newest Supreme Court Justice Marc Nadon may have fibbed to a Parliamentary committee when he said he had been drafted at the age of 14 by the Detroit Red Wings (prior to abandoning his hockey dreams to pursue his legal dreams.) Today His Honour backtracked on that claim, saying he had not in fact been drafted in the way most of us understand...

Season Puck Drop Gameday Movie Poster

Life in the East starts tonight against our longtime rivals (well if you're NBC at least). But I don't care about that.  All I care about is that Detroit Red Wings hockey is back. And what does that mean for NOHS?  It means that we're going to give you what you want, a game day movie poster to celebrate. After the break. Josh usually does the icnredible...
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