Found March 17, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
The Red Wings received Sunday off after wrapping up their three-games-in-four nights trip through Western Canada with an overtime win over Edmonton and a big win over Vancouver, and the team will get some time to rest their bumps and bruises as they won't play again until they host the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday. Before spending all night flying back to Detroit, MLive's Ansar Khan reports that Wings coach Mike Babcock gave his team downright effusive praise for their efforts over the weekend, though Babcock was still baffled by the team's "disturbing" loss to the Calgary Flames this past Wednesday: Continue reading "Red Wings Sunday evening news: due praise for the team, Datsyuk, Emmerton and Jensen"

Ken Holland discusses the Red Wings’ plans in a Wings-centric Hockey World

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson dedicated the bulk of his "Hockey World" column and blog entries to the Red Wings this week, engaging in a fascinating interview with Wings GM Ken Holland about the possibility that Detroit might not make the playoffs for the 22nd straight season, and they talk about the Wings' unrestricted free agents-to-be, too. Matheson believes...

Red Wings demote Gustav Nyquist to make room for Darren Helm

Good sign or bad sign? With Darren Helm on horizon, #RedWings return Gustav Nyquist to Grand Rapids. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) March 18, 2013 The Grand Rapids Griffins are confirming (as are the Red Wings)... NYQUIST REJOINS GRIFFINS The Detroit Red Wings have reassigned right wing Gustav Nyquist to the Grand Rapids Griffins. A native of Halmstad...

Darren Helm suffers setback, playing Wednesday now a ‘pipe dream’

Just when you thought the Wings could be overcoming the injury bug that’s plagued them all season… another setback. While preparing for his anticipated return Wednesday, Red Wings forward Darren Helm lasted less than 10 minutes on the ice when his back once again became an issue. This is according to the Detroit Free Press. “Yeah, I think we’re dealing with a little minor...

Video blog: Datsyuk bidding farewell to Wings?

Detroit Red Wings fans were buzzing about the rumor of Pavel Datsyuk possibly bidding farewell to play in Russia.

Red Wings vs Canucks Recap: 3.16.2013

Detroit rebounded after a terrible start and beat the Canucks by a final score of 5-2. Zetterberg got back into his scoring ways as he and Abdelkader put two past Luongo. Cleary got the other goal for the Wings. More after the jump: The goals that Abby scored tonight were what we all pictured they would be like if he continued to play with Datsyuk. Pavel would eventually...

Jared Coreau, UFA College Player, Will Be Signing With Detroit

College UFA G Jared Coreau of Northern Michigan in DET tomorrow. Tentative agreement in place with Wings tho actual signing date TBD. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 19, 2013 via Matt Wellens of the Mining Journal, Coreau has one more year of NCAA eligibility left, but has decided to forgo his senior season at NMU. As first reported by The Mining Journal...

Helm: Consider Him A Pipe Dream

Well, for as much gruff (technical term) we give our Uncle Mike? He's not one to pull punches.  You want to see Darren Helm any time soon?  Put the pipe down.   Babcock says Helm suffers setback and chance of playimg Wednesday is pipedream — Ted Kulfan (@tkulfan) March 18, 2013   Every other Digger is reporting the same thing.  And you heard about Quincey...

Red Wings overnight report: broken players and a prospect in the pipleine?

My technological odyssey continued on Monday afternoon, so I took a little time to attend to something I'll need to write a short story about one day... And the Red Wings and their fans received bad news, bad news and more bad news in the injury department. In theory, we all assumed, Kyle Quincey had only suffered a chipped cheekbone, and could be back within a week or two...

Red Wings-Canucks game-day updates: Wings will have to make due without Kyle Quincey for a while

Updated 5x at 4:19 PM: The Red Wings will hope to build off of their 3-2 OT win over Edmonton when they face the Vancouver Canucks tonight (10 PM EDT, FSD Plus/CBC/NHL Network U.S./WXYT AM, and Danny Cleary will appear on the CBC's After Hours), but the Free Press's Helene St. James and MLive's Ansar Khan report that they will do so without the services of Kyle Quincey...

GDT - Game 29: Red Wings (13-10-5) at Canucks (13-7-6) 10:00

Magically Delicious puts the team on his back last night at EDM, and salvaged a 3-2 win for the Wings.  The EDM game is somewhat of a microcosim of this season, ridiculous inconsistency.  Through the first 40 minutes, the OIL were having their way, generating chances with their speed and had DET looking flat-footed and essentially lost (rolling out the red-carpet for Taylor Hall...

Red Wings-Canucks wrap-up: Wings’ roller-coaster season on the upswing?

The Detroit Red Wings took an all-night flight to Detroit after going 2-for-3 on their Western Canadian road trip thanks to a 3-2 OT win over Edmonton on Thursday and a sometimes wild and wacky 5-2 win over Vancouver on Saturday night. As such, the Wings will hit the tarmac at Metro Airport after 6 AM EDT finding themselves in fifth place in the Western Conference with 33 points...

Red Wings 5, Canucks 2

Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader both scored two goals, and the Detroit Red Wings surged past the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Saturday night. Zetterberg broke out with his first goals in 11 games, dating to the Red Wings' 8-3 rout of Vancouver in Detroit on Feb. 24. Daniel Cleary also scored for the Red Wings (14-10-5), who earned their second road win in two nights. Alex...

Red Wings-Canucks quick take: Dead bull with a life from the low, I’ll be massive conquistador

The Detroit Red Wings' 5-2 victory against the Vancouver Canucks started with a stunned Jimmy Howard wondering how his team parted like the red sea with a red light glowing behind him, and it concluded with Howard gloving a final-second puck like he was picking cherries. In the middle, Howard was heroic, Pavel Datsyuk seems to like playing for Detroit, Henrik Zetterberg and...

Zetterberg scores 2, lifts Wings over Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader both scored two goals, and the Detroit Red Wings surged past the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Saturday night. Zetterberg broke out with his first goals in 11 games, dating to the Red Wings' 8-3 rout of Vancouver in Detroit on Feb. 24. Daniel Cleary also scored for the Red Wings (14-10-5), who earned their...

Red Wings Try To Build On Latest Win

  Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Venue: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia Time: 10:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-D+; Vancouver- CBC; National- NHL Network   It took three periods plus another 3:40 of the overtime, but the Detroit Red Wings (13-10-5, 31 points, 5th place Western Conference) ended their three game winless streak to begin the second half of [...]
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