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At first glance, the Detroit Red Wings' point streak looks pretty good. A closer look, though, reveals a negative trend. The Red Wings hope a meeting against a team they have cleaned up against will keep them from leaving any more points on the table when the Buffalo Sabres visit Tuesday night. Detroit's seven-game point streak is its best in four years, and another against the...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dylan Larkin makes it look really easy

YouTube On Sunday against the Florida Panthers, Red Wings rookie Dylan Larkin picked off an outlet pass and fired it by Robert Luongo like he was playing against 14-year olds.  And it’s weird because he’s playing against grown men, but he’s only five years older than the suspected 14-year olds. Larkin scored the lone Wings goal Sunday in a 2-1 overtime loss.  His ten goals...

Detroit Red Wings: “Kronwalling” is back

Friday, Niklas Kronwall entered the matchup against the Edmonton Oilers with just seven assists to his name, and his shot total way down. Talks of the 34-year-old entering his decline were sparked, but the notorious “Kronwaller” made an appearance Friday night with a huge open-ice hit on Mark Letestu seven minutes into the first period. His teammates credit the “Kronwalling”...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niklas Kronwall bulldozes Mark Letestu

Niklas Kronwall took some time off delivering huge checks after picking up a one-game suspension during the playoffs last season. Kronwall returned to form this weekend, bulldozing Mark Letestu with a big, clean hit. The Oilers took exception and understandably so considering their recent run of injuries. Anger from the Oilers aside, the hit appeared to be completely legal...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Gustavsson Makes Terrific Save To Deny Luke Glendening Goal (Video)

Boston Bruins goaltender Jonas Gustavsson had one heck of a game Wednesday night, playing versus his former team, the Detroit Red Wings, for the first time. Among his several terrific saves, though, one in particular stood out. With Detroit on a breakaway advantage, Gustavsson robbed Luke Glendening of a goal as the third period wound down. It proved to be a crucial goal, as Boston...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fall to Bruins in OT 3-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller's shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. Miller scored the tying goal with 1:44 left in the third period, and Boston won its sixth straight against the Red Wings. Boston is...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk’s Return Providing Spark To Red Wings Lineup (Video)

Pavel Datsyuk missed the first six weeks of the regular season recovering from offseason ankle surgery, but the 37-year-old’s recent return to the lineup has helped spark the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit entered Wednesday’s matchup versus the Boston Bruins having won three of its previous four games. Datsyuk has points in two of those wins, including his first goal of the season...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No, really Detroit, that’s pretty cool. Yeah.

#StadiumSeries — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 23, 2015 This is a look at Detroit’s Stadium Series jersey. Or maybe a mascot jersey for Dale’s Tire Stop.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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Red Wings unveil bad ass Stadium Series uniforms

Monday the Red Wings unveiled the threads they’ll wear for a Stadium Series matchup against the Colorado Avalanche from Coors Field on February 27th. And to say the least… they’re pretty bad ass. The uniforms will feature a modernized ‘D’ similar to the ones they’ve worn during their two previous Winter Classic appearances in Chicago and Ann Arbor. Additionally, the jersey’s...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NHLer Ian White arrrested, facing weapons charges

When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman mocked the NFL and said back in October 2014, “Our players know what’s right and wrong,” he couldn’t have been more wrong. Another week has passed and another NHL player (albeit a retired skater) has been charged with a crime. Former defenseman Ian White, 31, was arrested late last week and charged with multiple weapons offenses...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings win with crazy slap shot in OT

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Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mic picks up Luke Glendening’s colorful reaction to a penalty

Luke Glendening was called for a rather weak hooking penalty and the mics on the broadcast picked up his unhappy reaction. The announcers could only laugh and apologize for the F-bomb which slipped through. The post Video: Mic picks up Luke Glendening’s colorful reaction to a penalty appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Dylan Larkin favored as Rookie of the Year

The youngest player in 15 years on the Detroit Red Wings roster turned 19 in July. He’s secured himself a spot on an 11 time Stanley Cup Championship hockey team, and makes plays with veterans Pavel Datsyuk, Justin Abdelkader, and Henrik Zetterberg. After the Edmonton Oilers lost 2015 No. 1 draft pick Connor McDavid to a collarbone injury November 3, the Red Wings rookie tied...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Franzen goes on long-term injury reserve

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have put forward Johan Franzen on long-term injury reserve because of concussion-like symptoms. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says Franzen is out indefinitely. Franzen played on back-to-back days in October, returning to the ice for the first time in nine months. He missed 49 games last year because of a concussion and also missed much...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dan Cleary gives pucks to young Grand Rapids Griffins fans

YouTube Dan Cleary could have easily hung up his skates when he was “demoted” from the Red Wings to the Grand Rapids Griffins prior to the season. Instead, he made the 170-mile trek west. And now he’s giving away pucks to kids.  I’m sure they’ll put it on his tab.  But really, this is pretty cool.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the Justin Abdelkader deal mean for Chris Kreider?

Last week, the Detroit Red Wings signed winger Justin Abdelkader to a whopping seven year extension that comes with a cap hit of $4.25 million per season. Abdelkader was set to be an unrestricted free agent after this season, the final year of his four-year deal. His cap hit was $1.8 million, but this season […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Video: Dylan Larkin scores impossible angle goal

Red Wings rookie forward Dylan Larkin has turned a lot of heads this season and continued to do so tonight against Ottawa. The 19-year old Michigan alum scored his 5th goal of the season tonight showing amazing puck handling skills, on ice awareness to avoid a hip check and the ability to expose all angles of the net, even if he’s shooting from behind the goal line. Larkin goal...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Rookie Dylan Larkin Making Name For Himself In NHL (Video)

Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel have gotten most of the attention among NHL rookies this season, but Dylan Larkin isn’t far behind. The Detroit Red Wings center already has 11 points this season, which is fifth-best among rookies. “This kid is really, really good,” NESN’s Billy Jaffe said on “Bruins Face-Off Live” before Boston faced Detroit on Saturday. “And he basically...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings: Teemu Pulkkinen fined for being a repeated diver

Red Wings forward Teemu Pulkkinen was fined $2,000 by the NHL Friday after a diving incident during Detroit’s 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on November 8th. The monetary punishment for Pulkkinen though comes after a warning for the same infraction on against the Vancouver Canucks back on October 26th. Eventually if the diving episodes keep up Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Abdelkader to seven-year deal

The Red Wings announced a contract extension for Justin Abdelkader. The new deal will make him a Red Wing until 2023. Tim Fuller USA Today SportsThe Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Justin Abdelkader to a seven-year, $29.75 million contract extension. Justin Abdelkader's AAV on his 7-year contract extension with DET is $4.25M. Signing now official, announced by Wings.— Bob...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings draftee gives signing bonus to his parents

When athletes are drafted, it is a momentous day in their lives. It is a culmination of all of their dreams coming to a head in one singular moment. What we seem to often times forget is the people behind that athlete – the person who drove them to practice, the person who supported them when they needed it most. Parents are a key part of any athlete’s development. Evgeny...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings talk Datsyuk season debut Friday

Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk has been practicing with his team since October 27 following an ankle surgery in June to repair a ruptured tendon. The 37-year-old known as the “Magic Man” was placed on the Injured Reserve list, and would not be cleared to play until November. Wednesday’s game marks 15 straight the team has played this season without Datsyuk, but the center could...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' new arena comes with special amenities, and big price tag

It’s about to be the next MetLife Stadium. Well, for the hockey set anyhow.The new arena for the Detroit Red Wings is shaping up to be the most expensive NHL arena in America, as reports Wednesday reveal that its many amenities have jacked up the price tag.According to the Detroit News, the entertainment plaza—which will include more than just a barn for the NHL team—will cost...
Via Yardbarker
26 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings (Last Season: 43-25-14, 3rd in Atlantic)Coach: Jeff Blashill (first as NHL coach)Key Departures: Stephen WeissKey Additions: Mike Green, Brad RichardsKey Player: Pavel DatsyukEven at age 36, Datsyuk put on a show last year. The Russian center put up 65 points at a clip of 1.03 per game, the seventh post-lockout season he has scored at a point-per-game clip. The...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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