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Why Petr Mrazek should be Detroit Red Wings primary goalie

The time has come for the Detroit Red Wings to hand the reins over to Petr Mrazek and move on from Jimmy Howard. Jimmy Howard lets one slip past him against the Chicago Blackhawks After the way Mrazek was able to step in and excel for the Wings after Howard went down last season with a groin injury, Mrazek should be rewarded with the top spot on the depth chart. Howard began last...
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The future of the Detroit Red Wings

It’s all over. In a blink of an eye the Detroit Red Wings 2014-15 campaign is finished. The sour taste of a scoreless Game 7 effort is still lingering in the air days later. What a rollercoaster of a ride it was. It started off so well. They were the last remaining NHL team not to lose back-to-back games in regulation. It ended so poorly. The brutal March collapse and the early...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings Goalie Petr Mrazek Makes Save Of The Year Vs. Lightning (GIF)

Petr Mrazek made the save of the playoffs Monday night. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for the Detroit Red Wings goaltender, as the Tampa Bay Lightning forced a Game 7 by pushing four goals past him en route to a 5-2 win. We don’t know how he did this, and won’t attempt to put this into words. Just watch. Petr Mrazek with the save of the year! @DetroitRedWings
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mrazek shuts out Lightning for second time, Red Wings take 3-2 series lead

Petr Mrazek and the Red Wings defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 this evening to take a 3-2 series lead in the opening round best of seven. However the outcome of today’s game was just part of a few interesting factoids that have developed in this game and series so far. First, we’ll talk about Petr Mrazek in the second but the resiliency of the Red Wings as a whole has been...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mrazek shines in Red Wings 3-2 victory over Lightning

Petr Mrazek stopped 44 shots in an offensive onslaught from the Lightning, but it clearly wasn’t enough as the Red Wings held on to a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay in game one of the best of seven series.  More impressively though it was Mrazek’s first career NHL playoff game against a Lightning team regarded as having one of if not thee best offense in the entire League. Datsyuk was...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Time to let the goose loose

Everyone can calm down now. Take a deep breath. Hockeytown, the sky isn’t falling. After a couple weeks of uninspiring play, the Detroit Red Wings (40-22-12) defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in convincing fashion, 4-0, Saturday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena. If the season ended right now the Red Wings would face the Lightning in the first round of the playoffs. Petr Mrazek recorded...
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Petr Mrazek

The fourth edition of my Red Wings prospect profile series will examine a hopeful future star between the pipes: Petr Mrazek. Goaltender – Czech Republic – Age 22 6-foot-1, ~185 pounds – Catches Left-handed Drafted 141st Overall in 2010 NHL Entry Draft Strengths / Weaknesses + Athleticism, Competitor, Vision - Size, Rebound Control Petr Mrazek is your typical athletic goalie...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek has festive Christmas pads (PIC)

With Jimmy Howard on the shelf with a bum knee for a few weeks, third-string goalie Petr Mrazek will have an opportunity to show off his spiffy new Christmas pads when he gets some run over the holidays. I know what you’re thinking.  ”Is he serious?”  Yes, he’s totally serious. You know these beauties will get plenty of air time during the Winter Classic on January 1, if...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings Goaltender Petr Mrazek Unveils Festive Snowman Pads for Upcoming Outdoor Game (Photo)

Petr Mrazek may not have the most intimidating goalie pads for the upcoming Winter Classic, but he certainly has the most festive ones. The Red Wings goaltender will be sporting some holiday-themed equipment when he takes the ice at either The Big House on Jan. 1 with Detroit or at Comerica Park with the Wings’ AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins, on Dec. 30. As Puck Daddy...
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek has snowman pads for Outdoor Game

Detroit Red Wings prospect Petr Mrazek has spent most of his time in the AHL this year and he has some specially designed pads for the Grand Rapids Griffins outdoor game at Comerica Park against the Toronto Marlies.  Both teams are obviously the minor league affiliates for the Red Wings and Maple Leafs, the two Winter Classic combatants.  Mrazek has since been called up to the...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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