Found October 30, 2011 on
Eight days ago, the Red Wings were on their way to DC for a showdown with the then-also-undefeated Washington Capitals. An asskicking of the bad variety ensued, and the Wings haven't looked right since. Last night's 1-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild closed out one of the worst weeks in recent memory.
Truth be told, I have been too busy to accurately comment on what the Wings are (or are not) doing differently -- which also explains why D4L has been mostly dormant for the past couple weeks -- but I do know this: it's still only October. If there's one team that fans shouldn't fret too much about early in the season, it's the Red Wings. I'm predicting a decisive win in Tuesday's rubber match against the Wild to get things back on track.
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from Bill Roose of DetroitRedWings.com, With Fabian Brunnstrom clearing waivers this afternoon, the Red Wings’ brass has decided to do something that they typically don’t do – call-up a first-year pro.
Rookie forward Gustav Nyquist has played in just 17 pro hockey games, but he’ll get his NHL indoctrination Tuesday night when the Wings host the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis...
The Detroit Red Wings have secured their next franchise defenseman, signing Niklas Kronwall to a seven-year contract extension worth $33.25 million.Kronwall was set to become an unrestricted free agent at season's end. He'll make $4.5 million next season, $6 million the following three years, $5.5 million the next season, $3.5 million in season six and $1.75 million in the...
That’s what Bob McKenzie tweeted today, as reposted by the Detroit Sports Site.
The Detroit Red Wings placed forward Fabian Brunnstrom on waivers Sunday, TSN’s Bob MacKenzie reported. Any NHL team can now claim Brunnstrom — if he clears, he’s likely headed to Grand Rapids for a spell. No corresponding roster move was announced.
I had to check my watch, twice, to make sure...
via TSN, The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenceman Niklas Kronwall on a seven-year contract extension worth an average of $4.75 million per season.
Kronwall, 30, was in the final season of a five-year contract and is one of nine Red Wings set to become unrestricted free agents next July.
The Red Wings selected Kronwall with the 29th overall pick in the 2000 NHL...
The Red Wings have assigned Brunnstrom, 26, to Grand Rapids, where he can play 10 games or stay 30 days before having to be put through waivers again.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Quick update from the Red Wings' morning skate: Patrick Eaves and Fabian Brunnstrom are out tonight as the Wings take on the Wild at XCel Energy Center.
One of the best ways to stop a losing streak is to play a team you've had great success against. For Detroit, that team would be the Minnesota Wild. Detroit has beaten the Wild 28 times in 41 meetings with only 6 regulation losses. That's domination. But the past is in the past and only today matters. Tonight's lineup:Forwards:Zetterberg - Datsyuk - ClearyFilppula - Franzen...
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings signed Niklas Kronwall to a seven-year, $33.25 million contract and gave general manager Ken Holland one fewer move to worry about.
DETROIT – The Red Wings placed forward Fabian Brunnstrom on waivers today.
The move gives general manager Ken Holland the option to recall a player from Grand Rapids, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, if he chooses.
Trivia contest for Episode 101 “Drinks Tuesday” of Fake Henrik Zetterberg.
There are 4 lines or references taken from other (our favorite) films or TV shows! A very special prize goes to the 1st person that can correctly name the film or show and character associated with the line/reference.
4 prizes will be awarded! One for each reference/line!
Post it on Fake Henrik Zetterberg’s...
No one embodies the Red Wings' struggle to score more right now than Danny Cleary, who has two assists this season.