Found December 03, 2011 on
Well, I’m a little late to the party as the Chief and I are playing dueling banjos, but we all knew that the Red Wings facing a congested December schedule (see: fifteen games over the course of 30 days, with 14 to go over the next 28), Ty Conklin would receive a start sooner or later, and MLive’s Ansar Khan reports that Sunday’s game against Colorado will be “that day” for Conklin:
Conklin is 1-2-0, with a 3.33 goals-against average and .880 save percentage. He made 29 saves in a 3-0 victory over the Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on Oct. 8. Coach Mike Babcock said that factored into his decision.
“He got a shutout last time we were here. It was important to get him in,’’ Babcock said after practice today at the Pepsi Center. “Howie’s played great, we can always do that (play him), but I think Conks is going to play great tomorrow. He played great the last time in here.’‘
Said Conklin: “I’m very excited. It’ll be nice to get in there and get some action.’‘Continue reading
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The Detroit Red Wings face off against the Colorado Avalanche tonight (9 PM EST, FSD—not plus thanks to the NBA lockout/Altitude) facing a team that has played neither particularly well nor particularly poorly since the Wings defeated the Avs 5-2 about a month ago: the Avs have gone 5-and-5, but have won their past two games, including a 3-2 shootout win over St. Louis on Friday...
Steve Yzerman made his way back to Hockeytown for the first time since he left to become Tampa Bay’s general manager. NHLHS Correspondent Christina Roberts attended the game and gives her take on how the old captain was greeted and how his new team fared.
Wednesday night marked the first time Steve Yzerman has been back to Detroit since he became the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s general...
In theory, we know it’s coming, but I don’t think that we Red Wings fans necessarily know who we’re dealing with when we talk about it.
As Paul posted on Saturday night, the CBC’s Elliotte Friedman built off the column by Sportsnet’s John Shannon, which suggested that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will table two options for realigning the NHL to the 30 members of the...
Ahead of what’s supposed to be a potentially fabric-of-the-NHL-chaging meeting of the NHL’s Board of Governors on Monday—assuming that what is truly a collection of power brokers generally consisting of hard-liners, dinosaurs, curmudgeons and a mostly aged and intransigent bunch doesn’t simply say, “Well, we don’t know what the hell’s going to happen with Phoenix, anyway...
Sometimes teams do just enough to help their cause that they end up winning games they might otherwise lose, and sometimes they do the opposite, committing the precie amount of errors and inattentiveness to detail necessary to shoot themselves in both feet. On Sunday, the Detroit Red Wings played a plain old sloppy game, especially after losing Valtteri Filppula’s services in the...
The most celebrated goaltender in Red Wings history—indeed, maybe in NHL history—was a tormented man. It’s been said that you have to be a little off your rocker to want to throw yourself into the path of vulcanized rubber discs for a living. Terry Sawchuk may not have been crazy, but he wasn’t happy.
It’s been documented—by his teammates, by his son, by those who covered...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) With pinpoint passing and precision, the Detroit Red Wings displayed why they are one of the hottest teams
in the NHL.
Detroit is back on the road facing off against a struggling Sabres team that has gone 1-3-1 in their last five. The Wings will be looking to make it six in a row by sticking it to a familiar face in Ville Leino, how's that deal working out? Hudler doesn't look too bad now does he?Stats and Hulktuzzi's after the jump.
Fabian Brunnstrom has been sent down to Grand Rapids...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Jimmy Howard made 27 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings stretched their winning streak to seven with a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
Jakub Kindl, Johan Franzen, and Valtteri Filppula scored first-period goals for Detroit (16-7-1), which last won seven in a row in March 2010. Pavel Datsyuk pushed the lead to 4-1 by scoring...
Jimmy Howard made 27 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings stretched their winning streak to seven with a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday.
Ryan O'Reilly scores twice for Colorado, which wins its third game in a row, 4-2.Ryan O'Reilly scores twice for Colorado, which wins its third game in a row, 4-2.
The sizzling Detroit Red Wings will take aim at a seventh straight victory this evening, when they visit the Buffalo Sabres for a battle at First Niagara Center.
Ryan O'Reilly had two goals, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit 4-2 on Sunday night to end the Red Wings' winning streak at seven games. Paul Stastny and T.J. Galiardi also scored, and Gabriel Landeskog added two assists to help Colorado win its third straight.
Ryan O'Reilly had two goals, Semyon Varlamov made 27 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit 4-2 on Sunday night to end the Red Wings' winning streak at seven games.