Quick Hits: The Petr Mrazek Bounceback Edition

In Red Wings’ Land What do the Red Wings do in goal this coming campaign? | The Hockey NewsMrazek was bad last season. Really bad. But previously he was good. Really really good. Jared Clinton of THN talks about we shouldn't doubt Mrazek's ability to bounceback this season. My take? Mrazek is one of the most talented goalies in the NHL, he just needs to commit to working on his...
Via Winging It In Motown
3 hours ago

Red Wings Facing Significant Salary Cap Issues

Now that Tomas Tatar’s new contract has been signed, the Detroit Red Wings have some maneuvering to do before the 2017-18 NHL season begins. With the Slovakian winger set to earn $5.3 million next year, Detroit’s projected team cap hit comes to $75,329,167 – $329,167 over the salary cap maximum. That number excludes Johan Franzen (long-term injured reserve) and factors in Evgeny...
Via The Hockey Writers
21 hours ago

Six Red Wings prospects to appear at World Junior Summer Showcase

The Red Wings will be well-represented in Plymouth for the 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase The Red Wings will have a handful of prospects competing in the World Junior Summer Showcase, which takes place at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan (formerly known as Compuware Arena) from July 28th to August 5th. The full schedule can be found at the Team USA website. It’s a great...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Quick Hits - The Jimmy’s The Starter* Edition

In Red Wings Land Red Wings would like Jimmy Howard to play 50-55 games | ProHockeyTalkApparently the Red Wings have decided that Jimmy Howard will be the starting goalie for the upcoming season. Gotcha! The title is a bit misleading but it looks like the quote from goalie coach Jeff Salajko is suggesting that if Coreau has to serve as the backup, the Wings would want Howard to...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Box Score 7/20: Nothing but Nolan

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while Nolan Arenado prepares to really blow our wigs a four home run game. Happy birthday today to Troy Smith, Pavel Datsyuk, Ray Allen and Peter Forsberg. On this date in 1976 Hank Aaron hit his 755th home run. Daily brain...
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Red Wings Prospect Update & Rankings

With the rebuilding process underway, the Detroit Red Wings will look build for the future rather than reload for a deep playoff run. While tanking is not exactly the plan, the Red Wings hope to open Little Caesars Arena with a young, competitive team that will give fans optimism for what’s to come. During the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline, Detroit moved its pending unrestricted free...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

WATCH: 2017 DRW5K Promo

The Detroit Red Wings are proud to host the 2nd annual Hockeytown 5K, presented by Powerade and Meijer, an exciting run/walk throughout downtown Detroit to celebrate the opening of Little Caesars Arena and the 2017-18 season
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rochester Red Wings announce one night rebrand as Garbage Plates, holds fake press conference about it

Tis the season of weird Minor League Baseball promotions, and the Rochester Red Wings might have just come up with the weirdest. For one day, on August 10th, the team will become the Rochester Plates to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the city’s “signature” Garbage Plate, which is sold at Nick Tahou Hots. Unfamiliar with the Garbage Plate? Here’s some history: “When...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings bolster blue line on Day 1 of free agency

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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Red Wings sign Daley to 3-year deal

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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Ben Street to one-year extension

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27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 NHL Draft | Red Wings Preview

Kris Draper and Tyler Wright talk about the Red Wings before the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Il on Friday, June 23rd.
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June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Golden Knights owner screws up expansion draft order, announces a selection from the wrong team

Mingled and mixed in with the outrageously terrible jokes and announcement of NHL award winners, the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights took place. Because this is such a unique and exciting event, Golden Knights owner Bill Foley got a little too excited and announced a draft pick from the wrong team: When it was supposed to be the turn to announce the Golden Knights' selection...
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June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings choose to expose Petr Mrazek

With the NHL expansion draft just days away, the Detroit Red Wings were required to submit their list of players that they wanted to protect from being selected. The list has a few names that were expected to be on it, however, there are a few names on the list that are a surprise. Each team in the NHL was required to submit their list at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning. Each team had...
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

The 4 most surprising players protected from the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is rapidly approaching and each team has already named which players they want to protect from the Vegas Golden Knights.The Golden Knights are also reportedly working with teams on side deals. The general public won’t know the nature of those deals until Wednesday, so until then all players who were protected and exposed will be taken at face value...
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June 18, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Detroit Grand Prix | Abdelkader

Justin Abdelkader stopped by the 2017 Detroit Grand Prix to meet Rising Star Racing IndyCar driver, Spencer Pigot and to take a hot lap in an IndyCar.
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/7: Go, Scooter, go!

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our Scooter Gennett jersey to arrive in the mail.Happy birthday today to Milan Lucic, Allen Iverson, Mike Modano, Heathcliff Slocumb and Anna Kournikova. On this date in 1997 the Red Wings completed their...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Which goalie should the Detroit Red Wings protect in the expansion draft?

With the NHL Expansion Draft just a few short weeks away, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland has some tough decisions ahead of himself. Holland’s biggest decision will be what to do with goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek. The rules of the expansion draft state that teams are only allowed to protect one goalie and for Holland, he has two good ones. Howard is coming...
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Predators fans throw catfish on ice to celebrate Stanley Cup berth

The Nashville Predators clinched their first ever berth to the Stanley Cup Finals, and a franchise tradition helped the team celebrate.Fans threw a dead catfish onto the ice after the Predators sealed a 6-3 win in Game 6 over the Anaheim Ducks to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Predators first began play in 1998, and it took six seasons before the new franchise finally made...
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May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Expansion Draft predictions

With the NHL Expansion Draft just five and half weeks away, the Detroit Red Wings are working hard to figure which players they should protect and which ones they should expose. Detroit’s general manager, Ken Holland has a tough task to put together his list of which players to expose and which ones he wants to protect. The NHL will be holding the Expansion Draft on June 18-20...
May 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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