Found October 04, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Detroit Red Wings' 3-2 OT win to the Carolina Hurricanes was initially case of a team making too many mistakes and playing just "too cute" to get the job done on bad ice with bad bounces and...Scatterbrained efforts by the Wings' secondary and tertiary scorers not named Alfredsson, Andersson or Miller. I'd argue that Jimmy Howard was partially at fault for both goals against--despite the fact that Brendan Smith and Kyle Quincey illustrated exactly how defensemen should NOT approach a 3-on-2, with Smith taking himself out of the play and Quincey waving at the puck that Radek Dvorak shoveled over Howard, Howard should NOT have committed to the poke check that allowed Dvorak to flick the puck over his shoulder... Continue reading "Red Wings-Hurricanes quick take: what a steal!"

Henrik Zetterberg partners with…Mylec hockey?

I grew up playing street hockey, not ice hockey, as the massive expansion of rinks in Metro Detroit occurred during my hockey-playing days, and I started out using Mylec gear. As such, this press release from Mylec Hockey (via RedWingsFeed) is pretty spiffy... Winchendon, MA, October 04, 2013 --( Mylec President Ricky Laperriere announced today that 2008 Stanley Cup...

Season Preview: Can 'Canes make return to playoffs?

Gone are the days when the Hurricanes could beat up on some of the NHL's weakest teams in Southeast Division -- AtlantaWinnipeg has one playoff appearance in the last 13 seasons and Florida has made it once in the last 12 -- as they will now have to prove their mettle in the newly re-aligned "Metropolitan" Division. Along with former Southeast foe Washington, the division...

Video: Henrik Zetterberg, Stephen Weiss the Heroes in Detroit Red Wings Win

Henrik Zetterberg’s late goal secured the Detroit Red Wings a point in Carolina on Friday night. Newcomer Stephen Weiss made sure the Wings added a second point in OT. Zetterberg scored in the closing seconds, after a frantic few seconds around Carolina goalie Cam Ward. Weiss followed by scoring his first Red Wings goal to put the Hurricanes away, 3-2, with less than two minutes...

Red Wings rally to beat Hurricanes 3-2 in OT

The Detroit Red Wings dominated the game but had little to show for it - until they rallied for the win. Stephen Weiss scored at 3:13 of overtime and the Red Wings came back from two goals down in the third period to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night. Henrik Zetterberg tied it with a goal with 16.4 seconds left in the third, after Justin Abdelkader started the rally...

Red Wings-Bruins quick take: trap game, defined

The Detroit Red Wings skated into Boston having played 2 games in 3 nights and having overcome some missteps to win a tight 2-1 decision over Buffalo and having rallied for a 3-2 OT decision over Carolina... While the Beasts of the East beat the Bolts on Thursday and were able to rest and wait for the Wings. As such, and especially given that the Wings were able to "get away...

A Good Start For Joakim Andersson

from Bill Roose of, Joakim Andersson has more on his plate in his second full NHL season. The third-line center may lack natural goal-scoring instincts, however, he’ll play a bigger role this season has a penalty-killer. “It’s interesting, when you’re smart and you do things right you earn trust, and when you earn trust you get to go out on the...

Bruins vs Red Wings: keys to the game

Its time for the second game of the NHL season as the Bruins look to take on their new division foe the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings are one of the best teams in the league despite their old age. The Wings have good goal tending in University of Maine alumni Jimmy Howard. The Wings also have one of the best, but oldest, centers in the league Pavel Datsyuk. The Wings next best...

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...

NC State, Gale Force Holdings Reach Agreement

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson and Gale Force Holdings President Jim Rutherford announced today a formalized process for scheduling events at PNC Arena, which serves as the home of NC State men’s basketball and Carolina Hurricanes hockey and hosts numerous large indoor events.

Red Wings at Hurricanes: A preview of sorts

After months of previewing and speculating, the 2013-14 season is finally here for the Carolina Hurricanes and they face a very tough test tonight when they take on the Detroit Red Wings. I never like to read into opening night results that much because it's only one game, but after how the last two season openers went for Carolina (both 5-1 losses), it would be nice to see the...

Jimmy Howard Needs An Adult! BRUINS WIN!

Man, what a way to welcome to Detroit Red Wings to the Flortheast. After scrapping the bottom of the Eastern Conference's **** barrel, the Wings were welcomed to the Flortheast by getting the bag kicked out of them by the Boston Bruins and its power play.  Yeah, the Bruins ******* power play.  The Bruins open and ended the game with a power play goal, the first...

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 […]
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