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Hall of Fame debate: Chris Osgood

Hall of Fame debate: Chris Osgood
Via Philly Sports Live
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Red Wings FA Signings

View image | gettyimages.com Grade: A Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland should be very pleased after the Red Wings signed two key free agents. For the first time since 2011, the Red Wings will have a right shot defenseman in their lineup. Defenseman Mike Green gives the Red Wings depth at the blue line they deeply needed. The Red Wings also signed two time Stanley...
Via TopSportsReport
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: NHL Draft and free agency

Hockeytown added a few new faces this past week, from the start of NHL Free Agency and last week’s NHL Draft. NHL Draft recap In the draft, the Red Wings used their 19th overall pick to select Evgeny Svechnikov, a left winger out of Cape Breton in the QMJHL.  Svechnikov is a big forward, something the Wings would like to have in their system.  At 6’3”, 205, Svechnikov has...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings vault to head of class after adding two top free agents

After Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland's extraordinary $9 million shopping spree today, we can safely surmise that Tuesday's decision to buy out underachieving center Stephen Weiss indeed had far-reaching implications. But there's more we might conclude. Much more. For starters, maybe there was something to those whispers about top free agents snubbing Detroit because they wanted...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green is joining the Red Wings on a three-year deal

Roughly one week ago, news broke that Mike Green wouldn’t be returning to the Washington Capitals. Green was ready to test free agency as an unrestricted free agent after skating with the Capitals since 2005-06. Today, he has signed a three-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Mike Green is heading DET on a three year deal. #TSN. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings re-sign Grand Rapids stars Miele, McCollum

The Red Wings today announced they re-signed center Andy Miele and goaltender Tom McCollum, two players who helped lead the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Western Conference Finals of the American Hockey League playoffs this spring. Miele, 27, a native of Grosse Pointe Woods, was a 2015 AHL First-Team All-Star after earning Second Team honors last year. He had 26 goals among 70 points...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings buy out Weiss, turn to future by re-signing Smith

The Red Wings began the process of distancing themselves from the Mike Babcock era today, cutting loose center Stephen Weiss by buying out the final three years of one of the worst contracts they've ever entered with a player. Two years ago, against their better judgment but at Babcock's insistence, the Wings signed Weiss to a five-year, $24.5 million free-agent deal, hoping he would...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings expecting Pavel Datsyuk to miss the start of the season

Pavel Datsyuk underwent surgery for ruptured ankle tendons and the Red Wings are planning on the veteran forward missing the beginning of the 2015-16 season. This report comes from the Detroit Free Press and indicates that the Red Wings are planning on having a healthy Datsyuk at some point in November. Datsyuk’s agent believes he’ll be ready in time for October (the Red Wings...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov Headline 2015 Hockey Hall Of Fame Class

Two legendary Detroit Red Wings players are among the four NHL players elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015 on Monday. Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, a seven-time Norris Trophy winner and four-time champion, as well as Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov, a Hart Trophy winner and four-time champion, were the latest players from Detroit’s 1990s/early 2000s dynasty...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Red Wings release preview video for the new Red Wings arena and District Detroit

On their Twitter page Monday Morning the Red Wings released a preview video for the new arena and district that will be opening up in downtown Detroit over the new few years. City politics aside, the tour is absolutely amazing and on a strictly hockey standpoint, no team really deserves this more than the Wings themselves. JUST ANNOUNCED: The District Detroit and New Arena Preview...
Via The Majors Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom strong favorite to headline 2015 Hockey Hall class

Nicklas Lidstrom cherished just being on the ice. The seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings make him a strong favorite to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in his first year of eligibility. But when Lidstrom looks back on his career, the 1,564 regular-season and 263 playoff games stand...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Draft: Red Wings take Evgeny Svechnikov with 19th overall pick

  The Red Wings selected Russian winger Evgeny Svechnikov with the 19th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft Friday night from South Florida. Svechnikov who currently plays with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL is a very skilled forward who most recently tallied 78 points in 55 games good for second among QMJHL rookies last season. Additionally Svechnikov has...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Datsyuk has surgery to repair injured ankle

  Pavel Datsyuk had surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still depend on...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's Datsyuk has surgery on ankle

DETROIT (AP) Pavel Datsyuk has had surgery on his right ankle and will be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still depend...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Potential selections with 19th overall pick

The 2015 NHL Draft is less than a day away, but the Detroit Red Wings are keeping their options open all the way up until the start of the draft. The Red Wings have the 19th pick in the first round and there are a few needs that the team could address with their first-round selection.  One of those needs comes at the forward position.  Detroit needs either a center or a winger...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2 Badger Hockey greats earn coaching positions with Detroit Red Wings

If you were pressed to name the two most famous Badger hockey players of all-time, chances are the majority of people would name Tony Granato and Chris Chelios. Well, look out NHL in 2015-16, because the dynamic Badger duo is going to be on the same bench next season. According to a Tweet from the official Detroit Red Wings account, the former Badger greats have been announced as...
Via Madtown Badgers
14 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Draft 2015: Detroit Red Wings

TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina HurricansjaschiffNoah Hanifin New Jersey DevilskbennettMathew Barzal Philadelphia Flyers304YinzerLawson...
Via The Pensblog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings no longer interested in Dion Phaneuf

Prior to the 2014-15 trade deadline, the Detroit Red Wings were believed to be hotly pursuing Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. The two sides were unable to reach a deal before the deadline passed, but it was reported that the talks would resume over the summer. Now that the season has wrapped, it appears that the Red Wings have had a change of heart. @DetroitRedWings...
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Stanley Cup odds in 2016

With the recent hiring of former Grand Rapids head coach Jeff Blashill, the Detroit Red Wings are trying to make their way back to a place that seems lost without them, the Stanley Cup title picture.  This past season, the Wings advanced to the postseason for the 24th straight season, dating back to the 1989-1990 season.  Unfortunately for Red Wings’ fans, another trip to the...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings appear willing to trade Mantha or 2015 first round pick

The Red Wings look like their willing to part with what was once thought to be an untouchable piece of their future. According to Damien Cox of Sportsnet, Detroit is apparently open to the thought of trading Anthony Mantha, a still highly touted prospect within the team’s system who turned over video game numbers while in the QMJHL. Or apparently the Wings may be willing to part...
Via The Majors Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Officially Name Jeff Blashill New Head Coach

DETROIT — The moment Mike Babcock left the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was the obvious candidate to replace him. In fact, this coaching hire seemed more like a succession plan that was in place for about a year before Babcock’s departure. The 41-year-old Blashill was introduced Tuesday as Detroit’s new head coach. Blashill has coached Detroit’s minor league affiliate...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock has permission to speak to other teams

The most sought after free agent in the NHL this offseason might not be a player. Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock, whose contract expires on July 1, was granted permission by the Original Six club Friday to speak to other teams about potential jobs. If he signs with a team before the expiration of his contract, his new team would owe the Red Wings draft-pick compensation...
Via NESN.com
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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