Guide to Rebuilding the Red Wings Defense

The Detroit Red Wings have only been able to go so far “retooling on the fly,” suffering three consecutive first round exits before biting the dust on the 25-year playoff streak last season. A big part of their decline has been the dynamic defense losing to Father Time, with Nicklas Lidstrom being the most impactful loss of the bunch. A season before him, Brian Rafalski retired...
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14 hours ago

WATCH: 2017 Detroit Red Wings Youth Camp

The final youth camp at Joe Louis Arena.
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Top 25 Under 25: Christoffer Ehn Checks in at #24

While all your other favorite prospects were fizzling out, Christoffer Ehn continued his slow, steady march toward the NHL. Yeah, Christoffer Ehn is still around. Every year there is buzz at the draft about what new glittering prizes the Red Wings have picked up that will return Detroit to the Providence of the hockey, and every year we do a Top 25 Under 25 Article about Christoffer...
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16 hours ago

Quick Hits: The Well-is-Draisaitl Edition

In Red Wings Land Trademark Law as a Weapon Against Neo-Nazis | Tampa Bay Legal Examiner | Tampa Bay Florida Full-Service Law FirmIf you're kind of a law nerd, this is a god read about the legal standing of the case of the Red Wings against a political group (hate or otherwise) using their logo without license or permission. While it's likely that they're not creating confusion...
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18 hours ago

WATCH: 2016-17 Season Highlights | Athanasiou

Take a look back at Andreas Athanasiou year, presented by Red Wings TV
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings 25 Under 25: Gustav Lindström

That’s L-I-D-S-T-R-O-M….wait….oh no...the sadness… It’s that time of year again and I’m here to kick off our Top 25 Under 25 Series with Gustav Lindstrom! Lindstrom (that hurts to type) was just picked up by the Wings in the 2017 draft. He was somewhat of a surprise being drafted in the 2nd round when he was projected to go in the 3rd or 4th rounds, but we have Hakan...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Detroit Red Wings consider legal action for team logo use at white nationalist rally

Alt-right protesters in Charlottesville, Va., were seen carrying signs emblazoned with the Red Wings logo on Saturday.                

Detroit Red Wings consider legal action for team logo use at supremacist rally

Alt-right protesters in Charlottesville, Va., were seen carrying signs emblazoned with the Red Wings logo on Saturday.                

Detroit Red Wings, NHL, fans condemn use of logo in Charlottesville protest

Alt-right protesters in Charlottesville, Va., were seen carrying signs emblazoned with the Red Wings logo on Saturday.                

Detroit Red Wings may take legal action over logo use at nationalist rally

The Detroit Red Wings are threatening legal action against those who used their logo at a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. on Friday night.Multiple white nationalists carrying tiki torches were at the University of Virginia for the rally that continued on Saturday morning. The protesters are incensed over the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek Controls His Own Fate

“I’m going to have a beer and I’m going to think about [who starts Saturday].” Mike Babcock uttered that statement after the Detroit Red Wings clinched their 24th consecutive playoff appearance in 2015, his last year as head coach. It was in response to a question on who would start for Detroit the rest of the way going into the postseason with both Jimmy Howard and Petr...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings say they are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a “disturbing” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The team said in a statement Saturday it “vehemently” disagrees with the rally and is in no way associated with it. The logo of the NHL club could be seen on items held by people at the...
6 days ago

Bertuzzi’s Future Hinges on Red Wings Salary Cap

The Detroit Red Wings are currently navigating through some unfamiliar territory, salary cap trouble. Detroit, one of the NHL’s most successful teams during the pre-salary cap era, is now anticipating being over the cap at the beginning of the 2017-18 season in October, an issue that will undoubtedly have an impact on the team’s roster over the next 50 days. One player who could...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days 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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28 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...
Via The Comeback
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Wings bolster blue line on Day 1 of free agency

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July 01, 2017  |  Discuss

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

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July 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Ben Street to one-year extension

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June 27, 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...
Via The Comeback
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

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

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