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Wings Encounter: Dennis Cholowski

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- The Red Wings made Dennis Cholowski their first-round draft pick this past June. Cholowski, a younger-than-he-looks 18 years old, is a smooth-skating defenseman who is trying to get a little bit bigger and a little more ...
Via NHL.com
34 minutes ago

Check out Petr Mrazek’s new mask featuring Gordie Howe and Steve Yzerman

The Red Wings have unveiled goaltender Petr Mrazek’s new mask for the 2016-2017 season. The art was done by the incredible talented Dave Gunnarsson, and the concept was nothing short of spectacular: The mask features a pencil-sketch-like mural of Red Wings legends such as Steve Yzerman, and Gordie Howe. Not to mention the Joe Louis Arena, which the mask’s concept was based...
Via Winging It In Motown
51 minutes ago

The Detroit Red Wings Have a Surplus of 20-Goal Guys

The Detroit Red Wings struggled offensively last season. They finished 23rd among all teams in goals-for and became the only team with a negative goal differential to see the postseason. Players including Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist failed to take a step forward. Henrik Zetterberg and an injured Niklas Kronwall showed their age more than ever. A near one-legged Pavel Datsyuk played...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 hours ago

Red Wings Rabbit Hole Theater: Vol. 3 "The Golden Brett" Edition

There are 43 days until the puck drops on the Red Wings 2016-17 season. Until then, lets keep ourselves cozy with a weekly visit down the Red Wings Rabbit Hole; an endless You Tube nostalgia trip you'll first love, then regret six hours later. This Week’s Video: Brett Hull’s 699th and 700th Goal (2003) Game Dates: 1/22/03, 2/10/03 Notable Nostalgic Names To Look For: Brett...
Via Winging It In Motown
8 hours ago

Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Dominic Turgeon

Seldom do I believe that trading up in the draft is worth it. When you think “trading up” you’re probably thinking about doing so in the first-round to bring a big-name prospect to your organization. In this salary cap climate the NHL has, draft picks are at an absolute premium. Young prospects can be signed to entry-level contracts that are extremely team-friendly, providing...
Via Winging It In Motown
10 hours ago

Video: Datsyuk scored a beauty to tie things up late for SKA Saint Petersburg

Pavel Datsyuk is showing no signs of slowing down in the KHL even at the age of 38. With SKA Saint Petersburg trailing with less than a minute in the game, Datsyuk received a long pass off of his skate, knocked the puck past the defender and roofed a beauty with four seconds left. Pavel Datsyuk's beautiful game-tying goal with 4 seconds remaining vs AK Bars Kazan in the KHL tonight…...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: "Skate Skate Skate" | 2016-17 Red Wings Hype

Be part of the Farewell Season at The Joe.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dylan Larkin’s Next Contract Will Cost the Red Wings

It may be a few seasons away, but the Detroit Red Wings should start thinking about budding superstar Dylan Larkin’s next contract now and plan accordingly. This summer, Sean Monahan and Victor Rask both signed long-term extensions with their respective teams after the expiration of their entry-level contracts. Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau will likely do the same with Calgary before...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Going Camping

DETROIT – Anyone who’s ever laced up a pair of hockey skates in Metro Detroit has fantasized about donning a Winged Wheel sweater and playing at Joe Louis Arena as a member of the Red Wings. Over the weekend, 34 people from all over the country g...
Via NHL.com
2 days ago

Petr Mrazek Reveals ‘Family Guy’ Themed Mask for World Cup

Petr Mrazek has revealed the mask he will wear at next month’s World Cup and is making a strong case for the tournament’s best mask. Quality work done by @artofdave on @pmrazek34‘s #WCH2016 mask! #TeamCZE pic.twitter.com/ehx26gnyPX — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 26, 2016 Mrazek will be a member of Team Czech Republic and will be wearing a mask that depicts...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Jeff Blashill soaks in NASCAR experience

Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill is used to fast-paced action on the ice but spent Sunday watching cars travel more than 200 mph on the race track while serving as grand marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400. Blashill,...
Via NHL.com
2 days ago

Watch incredible pass lead to Datsyuk-stlye goal in KHL action

SKA St. Petersburg has assembled quite the list of talented scorers, and it’s showing early in the KHL campaign. The off-season acquisitions of players such as Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Plotnikov and Viktor Tikhonov made SKA an even stronger early favorite to take home the Gagarin Cup, and that’s truer yet when paired with an already talented roster that included snipers and playmakers...
Via The Hockey News
3 days ago

Watch Datsyuk fire awesome backhander to score first goal with SKA

SKA St. Petersburg has made no small deal of landing Pavel Datsyuk this off-season, immediately vaulting the 38-year-old from free-agent signee to the team’s captain before he had even played a game. And in his second game with the club, he gave home fans a reason to cheer just 33 seconds into the game. In SKA’s home-opener against Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Datsyuk broke away out of...
Via The Hockey News
5 days ago

Tomas Jurco has back surgery after injuring himself while working out

Tomas Jurco is one of the most intriguing players on the roster for the Detroit Red Wings, but the 23-year-old will get off to a slow start in 2016-17. Jurco recently had back surgery for ab injury he suffered while working out in Slovakia. The Red Wings brought Jurco back to the United States for the operation, and he is expected to need approximately two months to recover. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings Take Flight

Justin Abdelkader and Dylan Larkin ride with the Breitling Jet Team on 8/18/16.
Via YouTube
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 Red Wings Street Hockey Tour Presented by Meijer

The ‪Red Wings‬ Street Hockey Tour took over Meijer parking lots throughout the state of Michigan all summer long!
Via YouTube
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

1989-90. That's the last time the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs. The streak was in serious jeopardy last season as Detroit didn't have a point to spare finishing in a tie for 3rd in the Atlantic but getting in on a tiebreaker; no team in the Eastern Conference made the playoffs with less points. Following the departure of Pavel Datsyuk, the Red Wings are faced with their...
Via Razzball Hockey
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Red Wings should trade Henrik Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg has been with the Detroit Red Wings for 13 years and has held the position of team captain for the past three seasons.  Zetterberg regularly ranks among the team leaders in goals and points while defending the opposing team’s top players.  During the Red Wings memorable 2008 Stanley Cup Championship run, Zetterberg went head to head with Sidney Crosby.  His...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Danny DeKeyser earned his six-year deal

Earlier this week, the Detroit Red Wings signed one of their top defensemen, Danny DeKeyser, to a six-year contract worth $30 million. With his contract averaging out to about $5 million a year, some people are wondering if he is worth the cap hit. No one should wonder: he is. Let’s begin with the fact that the Red Wings are not deep in terms of defense. This past year, and maybe...
Via isportsweb.com
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings re-sign players of the future

The Detroit Red Wings elected to sign their young restricted free-agents this week as they reached deals with defenseman Danny DeKeyser, and goaltender Petr Mrazek. Danny DeKeyser, was signed to a six year deal reportedly worth $30 million, with an average cap hit of $5 million. DeKeyser, 26, had eight goals and 12 assists in 78 games last season and was second to only Niklas Kronwall...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek gets two-year, $8 million deal with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with goaltender Petr Mrazek. The Red Wings announced the deal Wednesday. Mrazek has emerged as Detroit's top goalie, beating out Jimmy Howard. The 24-year-old Mrazek was 27-16-3 last season with a 2.33 goals-against average in a career-high 54 games. The Czech is 46-30-8 over two NHL regular seasons...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign DeKeyser to $30M, 6-year deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have avoided arbitration and signed defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a $30 million, six-year contract. DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the contract Tuesday, including modified no-trade protection beginning in the 2017-18 season. The restricted free agent...
Via Associated Press
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk signs two-year deal with Russian club SKA

MOSCOW -- Former Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk has signed a two-year contract with Russian club SKA St. Petersburg after leaving the NHL.Datsyuk left the Red Wings last month with a year left on his contract, saying it was time to return home to his native Russia.He moves to one of Russia's richest clubs, which already has former NHL stars Slava Voynov and Ilya Kovalchuk on...
Via Associated Press
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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