Posted March 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
APNewsNow. Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom missed his second straight game Friday night because of a deep bone bruise in his right ankle suffered on Feb. 25. The veteran defenseman will miss at least two more games with the injury. Lidstrom's ankle has been X-rayed twice. It is only the 37th game that Lidstrom has missed in his 20-year career. The seven-time Norris Trophy winner, who won the award as the league's top defenseman last season at 41, has 10 goals and 31 points and is plus-25 in 62 games this season.

Brad Stuart Will Leave Detroit After This Season According to Scout Hakan Andersson

It looks like there was more behind the trade that brought Kyle Quincey to Detroit than we first thought. According to Hakan Andersson, the Red Wings' director of European scouting and the man who is largely responsible for bringing guys like Nick Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk to the NHL, Brad Stuart will not be returning to Detroit next season. “Brad’s wife is from the West...

Red Wings remain unconcerned about Todd Bertuzzi’s ‘baggage’

The New York Times’ Jeff Z. Klein spoke to both Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi and Wings GM Ken Holland about the team’s decision to sign Bertuzzi to a two-year extension recently, and while Bertuzzi offered little more than a shrug when he was asked about his lasting legacy as an NHL player… “I don’t know,” Bertuzzi said. “I’ll answer that in two more years....

Is Brad Stuart’s potential departure the reason the Red Wings acquired Kyle Quincey? Probably so

Cue the, “Oh, s***” alert: Expressen’s Linus Hugosson let me know via Twitter that he spoke to Red Wings director of European scouting Hakan Andersson recently, and Andersson told Hugosson that Brad Stuart is definitely leaving the Wings this summer. As it’s 7 AM as I’m writing this and I haven’t slept since a mid-afternoon nap on Friday, here’s an incredibly rough...

Red Wings-Wild quick take: Datsyuk/Lidstrom-less Wings learn how to walk

The Detroit Red Wings’ 6-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild was both a case of a smart, veteran Wings team pouncing upon an opponent that got into town very, very late and a Red Wings team that started the game sans Nicklas Lidstrom (ankle), Pavel Datsyuk (knee) and Jonathan Ericsson’s (wrist) services, and played the 3rd period without Todd Bertuzzi (Wings coach Mike Babcock...

Red Wings entertain a very special visitor at Thursday’s ractice

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Howard gets shutout, Wings clobber Wild

Jimmy Howard made 19 saves for his 11th career shutout, Valtteri Filppula had two goals and an assist, and Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and two assists in the Detroit Red Wings 6-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. The Red Wings snapped the two-game skid at home that followed its NHL record 23-game winning streak in Detroit. Ian White a goal and an assist and Brendan...

Red Wings Recap: 3.2.2012

That just happened. Detroit scored early and often and beat the Wild 6-0. This was an all around great effort by the entire team.Full recap after the jump: It was only the Wild, but Detroit played outstanding without their two best players. Filppula and Zetterberg were on fire tonight. That last goal by Hank was one of the best passing plays I've seen this year. Val's...

Even When It’s Not About The Wings? It’s Still About The Wings

San Jose, as you may know, has beaten Detroit two straight years in the playoffs.  Yet, with pessimism ruling the day out west? They’re reaffirming what we already knew…like everyone else, the Sharks are just trying to get close to what the Wings have become. SJ Mercury News “Pavel Datsyuk doesn’t lead this league in scoring,” Wilson said of the Detroit Red Wings star...

Detroit vs Minnesota: Trap This

Jimmy Howard and the Lidstromless Red Wings welcome the Minnesota Wild to the Joe tonight where they hope to get the ball rolling on their winning ways once again.Puck drops at 7:30pm on FSDClick the jump for more With regulars Nick Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk and Jonathan Ericsson out of the lineup, Detroit's other stars and youngsters will get the chance to shine. Brendan Smith...

Red Wings-Blackhawks set-up and overnight report: know your enemy, but don’t emulate them

The Detroit Red Wings will face off against the Chicago Blackhawks this afternoon (4 PM EST, FSD with Justin Abdelkader mic’ed up/WGN/NHL Network U.S.[that’s right, Center Ice and/or GameCenter users, you’re screwed]/97.1 the Ticket) not particularly worried about the implications of this game save building upon their 2-game winning streak and Friday night’s win over Minnesota...

Intent To Know: Red Wings Beer Maiden

From reader Brian Hessier, here's a Detroit Red Wings fan that would be welcome in any NHL arena, assuming she had a pitcher in one hand and a plate of smoked meats in the other.-Puck Daddy Jersey foul?  I think not. Follow NOHS on Facebook

A Tale of Two Teams

Henrik Zetterberg celebrates his third period goal from behind the Columbus goal line By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings enter tonight’s 7:30 pm tilt with the Minnesota Wild in a much better position than their opponent. In three games this season, however, the Wild have given the Red Wings as much of a challenge as any other team and actually boast two victories...

Don Cherry’s gonna love this…

Per the Windsor Star’s Dave Waddell, I’m sure that Coach’s Corner will involve some anti-Red Wings and anti-Maple Leafs talk after Wings GM Ken Holland and former Leafs president Richard Peddie offered the following takes on banning fighting in developmental programs, perhaps all the way up to the CHL level at some point: “I’d love to see it at the lower levels,” Holland...

Blackhawks Earn Two Big Points In Detroit

The Red Wings might have been without a few of their better players, including Pavel Datsyuk and Nicklas Lidstrom. And they may have been forced to pull Jimmy Howard because of a lower-body injury after the first period. And the … Continue reading →
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