Vanek hopes Red Wings don't move him before trade deadline

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings could move Thomas Vanek by the March 1 trade deadline if their postseason streak appears to be doomed. In the meantime, Vanek is putting together a nice season. The 32-year-old winger increased his potential appeal on Monday, scoring late in the second period to help Detroit to a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. Vanek leads the Red Wings...
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WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 1/16 MTL | Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg speaks with the media following Monday's 1-0 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Joe Louis Arena
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Red Wings vs Canadiens: Rank ‘Em!

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15 hours ago

Gameday Updates: Detroit Red Wings vs. Montreal Canadiens: Line Combinations, Key Matchups

Red Wings look for an afternoon win on Martin Luther King Jr. Day vs. Montreal Canadiens Updates are limited on an early gameday, but here's what we think is going to happen with the lines/pairings. Red Wings Lineup Gustav Nyquist Henrik Zetterberg Anthony Mantha Andreas Athanasiou Frans Nielsen Thomas Vanek Tomas Tatar Riley Sheahan Dylan Larkin Drew Miller Luke Glendening...
Via Winging It In Motown
20 hours ago

Red Wings for Sale at Deadline?

Last week, The Hockey Writers’ The Grind Line column discussed potential trades for the Detroit Red Wings as the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline nears. With an 18-19-6 record, it still has yet to be determined how the Red Wings will approach the deadline. If Detroit reels off a few wins and Ken Holland can find a deal to improve team defense, the Red Wings could make a run at their 26th...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 hours ago

WATCH: Comerica Bank GameDay Preview | 1/16 Montreal Canadiens

Featuring Ken Kal, Henrik Zetterberg, Jeff Blashill, Jared Coreau and Justin Abdelkader | 1/16/17 at Joe Louis Arena
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Red Wings Roster Decisions Looming

Over the weekend, the Detroit Red Wings announced that both Darren Helm and Niklas Kronwall would be returning to the lineup soon. While their improving health certainly comes as good news, welcoming back Helm and Kronwall also requires the Red Wings to make a few, possibly headache-inducing roster moves. Blashill said Helm and Kronwall day to day but not not available tomorrow...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Is the Detroit Red Wings playoff streak finally over?

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 NHL season not much was expected from the Detroit Red Wings. Many would not have expected them to be near bottom of the Atlantic division. Unfortunately for the Red Wings though, that expectation has become a reality. At the halfway point of the season the Red Wings hold an 18-19-6 record which gives them 42 points in 43 games. The Wings have been...
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Red Wings hope to build momentum vs. Habs

DETROIT -- The Montreal Canadiens and the Detroit Red Wings both used three- goal outbursts to win on Saturday night. Montreal (27-11-6) visits Detroit (18-19-6) on Monday at Joe Louis Arena for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee. The Canadiens scored three goals in 62 seconds and defeated the New York Rangers 5-4 on Saturday at the Bell Centre. With the Canadiens trailing...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Red Wings’ Andreas Athanasiou goes end-to-end to score one of the best goals of the season

The label “goal of the year” is used too often in the world of hockey, but Andreas Athanasiou’s goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night might deserve that description. With the Detroit Red Wings and the Penguins tied up at three at the beginning of the third period, Athanasiou collected the puck deep in his own zone. He then turned up the ice, splitting through...
Via The Comeback
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Red Wings Trade Bait: Thomas Vanek

The Details Age: 32 Cap Hit: $2,600,000 Expires: July 2017 Clauses: None Trade Deadline: February 28, 2017. 3pm EST Vanek, is the most obvious player Ken Holland needs to trade. He has had a very good comeback season for this stage of his career and has been one of the Red Wings best players. It’s a shame that the Red Wings did not have Vanek a few seasons ago, he could have...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Athanasiou, Red Wings rally to rout Penguins 6-3

DETROIT (AP) Andreas Athanasiou went end to end with the puck, split defenders and scored early in the third period, giving the Detroit Red Wings their first lead in a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Detroit coach Jeff Blashill won a challenge shortly after on a potential tying goal by Pittsburgh. It was negated because of goaltender interference caused...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Anthony Mantha the next star for the Detroit Red Wings?

So far this season there have not been very many bright spots for the Detroit Red Wings. They have fallen victim to an abundance of injuries, and have not had goal support, or solid defense to help get wins. However, there has been one bright spot that has helped in all of those aspects, rookie, Anthony Mantha. Mantha made his NHL debut last season for the Red Wings appearing in...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries continue to plague the Detroit Red Wings

The injuries continue to pile up for the Detroit Red Wings this season. Just six games after returning from a stint on injured reserve, the Red Wings were forced to place goaltender Jimmy Howard back on IR. According to Red Wings general manager Ken Holland, Howard will be out of the lineup for 4-6 weeks with a mild MCL sprain. Howard’s injury occurred early in the second period...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Red Wings fans go crazy for little kid, mercilessly boo everyone else

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 on Saturday night, but it was one of the team’s smallest fans who really stole the show. During a break in the action, the Red Wings showed fans in the crowd up on the scoreboard. One of those fans was a ridiculously cute kid who was beyond excited to hear the crowd cheering. As the scoreboard moved on to show other fans, the crowd...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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