Found September 27, 2012 on
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Petr Mrazek has yet to play a game in a Detroit Red Wings uniform. And the Czech Republic native is already being compared to a fellow countryman who happens to be a former Red Wing and one of the NHLâ€™s all time greatest goaltenders; Dominik Hasek. It should come as no surprise that Mrazek is [...]
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Thursday the NHL cancelled the remaining preseason games on the schedule amid the player lockout which has been going on since September 16th. These cancellations included the entire Red Wings preseason schedule which was to begin yesterday in Pittsburgh and continue today against Chicago from the Joe.
Talks between the NHL and NHLPA are to resume Friday however the topics of that...
Our beloved Wings have been scattered across the world. Â But that won't stop them from amazing us. Â Check out these goals by our Detroit Red Wings. Â
First off, of course, is Pavel, with a goal that Pele would be proud of:Â
After the break, we have the prettiest goal in the world - a Filppula from Filppula production.
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,Â
So, what exactly does an NHL GM do while waiting out the lockout?Â
"Right now, weâ€™re all going to be glorified scouts to a degree," veteranÂ Detroit Red WingsÂ GM Ken Holland told ESPN.com Wednesday.Â
"All you can really do at this point is go watch games and evaluate players."Â
NHL GMs try to get to as...
In a move that caused quite a few people to do a double take, the Canucks re-signed Dan Cloutier on Tuesday. No, not to play goal, but to become the teamâ€™s new goaltending consultant. Cloutier will work mostly with their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, as Rolie Melanson is remaining as the goaltending coach in Vancouver.
This move is getting a lot more publicity than it deserves...
from Dan Rosen of NHL.com,
Holland said the reason Lidstrom was asked to be a scout was because the Wings wanted to keep him in the organization with the hope that he would learn the ropes of the front office and still be a marketing asset to the team. Detroit has done the same in recent years with players likeÂ Steve Yzerman,Â Jiri Fischer,Â Kris Draper,Kirk MaltbyÂ andÂ...