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Detroit Red Wings: Why they wouldn’t make the playoffs (revisited)

For the past two seasons I have been covering the Detroit Red Wings for, I have started off the NHL season with a list of reasons why the Red Wings might not make the playoffs. Some of them are quite reasonable, while other reasons are rather comical because it’s just that hard to imagine what the playoffs would be like without them being represented. Since the...
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings forward Cole out for season with spine injury

  Red Wings forward Erik Cole will miss the rest of the season because of a spine contusion. A team spokesman said Wednesday that Cole has been advised by doctors not to play the remainder of the regular season and playoffs because of the contusion suffered March 24 against Arizona. The 36-year-old Cole was acquired by Detroit in a deadline deal with Dallas. He has played 11 games...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Erik Cole out for season and playoffs with spinal contusion

Red Wings forward Erik Cole will miss the remainder of the regular season and the entire playoffs due to a spinal contusion. #RedWings Erik Cole (neck) has been advised by doctors to shut it down for the remainder of season and NHL playoffs. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) April 8, 2015 Cole informed reporters of the diagnosis Wednesday further mentioning that he’d be shut...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Who is Marek Židlický?

Hockeytown added some new faces before Monday’s trade deadline.  The Red Wings made two trades before the deadline, in areas of need, which help their chances of bringing the Stanley Cup back to Detroit.  The Red Wings are currently 36-15-11, and are securely in 3rd place in the Atlantic Division with 83 points, up 11 points over the 4th place Boston Bruins. Detroit’s first...
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Hello, my name is Erik Cole.

#72 in Green, Erik Cole   Meet one of the two newest Red Wings Erik Cole. Cole is a 36 year old rental player acquired from the Dallas Stars. He is best known as a gritty, in your face forward not afraid to lay the body and get into the corners. He is the type of player that really earns value in playoff time, with his size (6’2″, 215 lbs) and ability to skate matching up...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars Trade Erik Cole To Red Wings For Two Minor Leaguers, Draft Picks

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars traded forward Erik Cole to the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The Stars got center Mattias Janmark, defenseman Mattias Backman and a second-round pick this year for Cole and a conditional third-round pick. The 36-year-old Cole had 18 goals and 17 assists in 57 games for the Stars this season. He has 262 goals and 264 assists...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Deal Two Prospects, Second Round Pick for Winger Erik Cole

Sunday night, the Detroit Red Wings decided they didn’t want to wait for Monday afternoon’s trade deadline to address at least one of their needs. The Red Wings dealt defenseman Mattias Backman, center Mattias Jarnmark and a second-round pick to the Dallas Stars for forward Erik Cole and a third-round selection. Cole, 36, has scored 18 goals for the Stars this season, including...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars' Erik Cole day-to-day

The Dallas Stars forward Erik Cole is now day-to-day with an upper body injury. This injury has sidelined him for the past five games...but there is no word on what exactly the injury is.Cole was originally supposed to  miss one-two weeks with upper-body injury. On April 1st Cole was listed as day-to-day by the team. He has been skating solo for a couple of days but joined his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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