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On Tuesday January 15th, the Detroit Red Wings held a scrimmage with the Grand Rapids Griffins at Compuware Ice Arena in order to better prepare for the NHL regular season. With a shortened season there wasn’t any time for preseason games, so the Red Wings decided to have an intersquad scrimmage with the Grand Rapids Griffins. Each team was composed of half Red Wings and half Griffins in order to better balance the teams out.To make things more unique and entertaining the Referee wore a helmet camera for the game to record footage and to give the fans a referee ice-level view. This was extremely cool to see, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they are testing things like this to see if it is plausible to use it during actual NHL games. It would add a whole new dynamic to television broadcasts and give fans a fantastic view on replays of certain goals.[@griffinshockey]
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It was vintage Homer, the lovable Swede with the broken English.
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Holmstrom will be announcing his retirement from the NHL at 4:30pm ET.
As long as the stream holds up, you can watch it below... Continue reading "The Tomas Holmstrom Press Conference"
Tomas Holmstrom has made his retirement official after 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings.
Holmstrom's announcement Tuesday was no surprise, but the Red Wings held a news conference before their home opener to give the Swedish winger a chance to reflect on a career that included four Stanley Cups and over 1,000 regular-season games.
Holmstrom, who turns 40 on Wednesday,...
Forward Tomas Holmstrom announced his retirement Tuesday after 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. Holmstrom confirmed Monday's reports of his departure at a news conference in Joe Louis Arena before Detroit's home opener against the Dallas Stars. He spent his entire NHL career with the Red Wings and played on four Stanley Cup championship teams. Holmstrom ranks sixth...
Detroit looked uninspired at times tonight, gassed at others, and the result was a 2-1 loss to the Stars to kick off the home opener. Howard played an outstanding game and prevented another blowout with his performance, but the team gave him no help on offence.
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Forward Tomas Holmstrom announced his retirement Tuesday after 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. Holmstrom confirmed Monday's reports of his departure at a news conference in Joe Louis Arena before Detroit's home opener against the Dallas Stars. He spent his entire NHL career with the Red Wings and played on four Stanley Cup championship teams. Holmstrom, who turns...
DETROIT (AP) -- Michael Ryder scored in the first and third periods, and Kari Lehtonen came within 3.4 seconds of a shutout in the Dallas Stars' 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Lehtonen made 39 saves, but allowed Damien Brunner's first career goal in the final seconds. Ryder had already added an insurance goal with 14:26 to play.
Less than a week into the season, the Detroit Red Wings have already felt the effects from the retirements of two of the franchise's most successful players.
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Dallas Stars (1-1-0, 2pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0, 2 pts)
6:30 PM CT
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit enters this season as vulnerable as they’ve ever been in the past three decades. Nicklas Lidstrom retired during the offseason and took with him a lot of the usual Red Wing aura.
The loss of Lidstrom and Brad Stuart on the...
It's not time to panic yet, but Somebody has to step up for the Red Wings, who look like a rag-tag group of players trying to find themselves.