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By Kyle Bauer
Welcome to a new weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports. Normally, this column will run every Sunday, today is an exception. Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter, @kyle_bauer
July 1. marked the beginning of the free-agency signing period in the NHL and to Detroit Red Wings fans, it appeared to mark the beginning of a new post-Lidstrom rejuvenation in Detroit. It goes without saying Nick "The Perfect Human" Lidstrom left a crater but it also left the opportunity to aggressively drag the Wings out of what has become a stagnation period.
Wings fans (myself included) were anticipating the biggest free-agency spending spree since the 2001 Hall Of Fame monopolization, signing Brett Hull, Luc Robitaille and acquiring Dominik Hasek via trade. Since the inception of the salary cap era, Wings GM Ken Holland has been squeezed o...
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The Detroit Red Wings took Monday off to rest up as the team had played four games in six nights and a pair of weekend games, including Sunday's 3-2 win over Los Angeles, but the Kings made the Wings' lives a little more difficult on Monday night.
When the Wings return to practice today, they'll know that the St. Louis Blues will be coming into town in an awful mood...
Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk is known for his skill, but you can’t forget about how incredibly smart he is. He picked up his own rebound, looked at the net, realized he had enough space and fired it from behind the net off the back of the glove of St. Louis Blues rookie goaltender Jake Allen. Unfortunately for Datsyuk, his magic wasn’t enough as the Red Wings blew...
Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini had some trouble using the remote control for the television in his executive suite at Joe Louis Arena during Saturday night's game against the Detroit Red Wings. Tambellini had so much trouble that he asked Red Wings GM Ken Holland for help, but Holland couldn't seem to get the television on the right channel either. That begs the...
First let’s get this out of the way. The Detroit Red Wings just played 3 games in 4 days with 2 of those games inside a 24 hour period. Coming out of the other end of things the Wings won all 3 games against St. Louis, Edmonton and LA scoring 10 goals, allowing just 4 against and has put Hockeytown at ease for the moment.
So here we are, 12 games played and a 7-4-1 record, currently...
Six nights ago, the Wings went into STL on a damn ugly two-game skid, and the prospects for the Wings season were dire. DET looked like world-beaters at STL, winning 5-1 and starting a season high three game win streak they skate into The Joe with tonight.
Things couldn't be worse for STL. The Blues stormed out of the gate, 6-1 in January, but since that time are 0-4...
The Detroit Red Wings are back on the ice today, preparing for a grudge match and-a-half against an ornery St. Louis Blues team tomorrow evening (7:30 PM EST, NBCSN/97.1 FM, and, via RedWingsFeed, Yahoo Sports' Sean Leahy expertly explored the Blues' issues), and it sounds like the Wings will have to continue playing without a pair of players battlng back ailments:
Normally, I'd try to keep the game-day updates regarding tonight's game between the Red Wings and St. Louis Blues (7:30 PM EST, NBCSN/TSN/97.1 FM) in one thread, but surprising and unpleasant injury news regarding a player whose size and strength the Wings rather desperately needed to employ against St. Louis merits its own entry. According to the Macomb Daily's Chuck...
Detroit GM Ken Holland helps Edmonton GM Steve Tambellini try to get a...remote control to work.
And you just know they're changing the channel to something besides hockey.
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The Macomb Daily's Jerry Wolfe reports that Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall's going to donate tickets for Red Wings games to families affected by autism, starting this season, in association with the Autism Alliance of Michigan:
Kronwall, 32, was turned onto AAoM after hearing Anthony Ianni speak about awareness and safety training for those with autism who face...
During their Saturday afternoon game against the Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini had trouble working the television in the Executive Suite at Joe Louis Arena.It became such an issue that Tambellini called over Red Wings GM Ken Holland to help him get the television on the right channel. Holland apparently couldn’t get it to work either as he...
I know it's early, but its always fun to speculate. What will the Red Wings look like in 13-14? There are some questions that need to be answered, mainly how can they upgrade on defense, and can they keep both Filppula and Brunner?
Who's out, and who's in?
Take the jump for more speculation.
Looking at CapGeek we can see that Kenny will have to make a...
I don't know what the *#$%@& to say. The Red Wings had a 2-0 lead on the sleeping St. Louis Blues, and then, somehow, a team that'd won 3 straight and 3 straight games against St. Louis managed to find a way to wake a sleeping giant and *#$%@& themselves over as thoroughly as possible en route to a 3-2 OT loss to the Blues.
The Red Wings took all of 5 shots in the...