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Red Wings look to ride momentum vs. Islanders

Two big wins on the weekend against two of the NHL's top teams have the Detroit Red Wings in a much better frame of mind as they head into Tuesday's crucial home date with the New York Islanders. On Sunday, the Red Wings whipped defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh 5-2, handing the Penguins just their fourth regulation loss at home this season. That came on the heels of Saturday...
Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Should the Detroit Red Wings make a coaching change?

It has definitely been a rough season for the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings have been the model franchise in the NHL for the last 25 years. They haven’t missed the playoffs since I have been alive. They’ve always had star studded lineups and great coaching. This year some may say they lack in both areas. The Red Wings currently sit near the bottom of the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Have the Detroit Red Wings found new offensive chemistry?

This season has been one to forget for the Detroit Red Wings. Their play has been filled with inconsistencies, and lackluster play for most of the season. However, there have been a few bright spots for the Wings looking forward. The play of rookies, Anthony Mantha and Andreas Athanasiou has shown general manager Ken Holland that he has valuable assets that he can build around in...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tatar, Vanek lead Red Wings past Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Nick Jensen and Steve Ott also scored and Luke Glendening added a late empty-netter for the Red Wings, who completed a back-to-back sweep of Washington and Pittsburgh, two of the top teams in the league. Petr Mrazek...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings earn second straight impressive victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Nick Jensen and Steve Ott also scored and Luke Glendening added a late empty-netter for the Red Wings, who completed a back-to-back sweep of Washington and Pittsburgh, two of the top teams in the league. Petr Mrazek...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek robs the Penguins in 5-2 Red Wings win

The Red Wings beat the Pittsburg Penguins 5-2 this afternoon for their second straight victory in as many days after dropping their five previous. Petr Mrazek was also good. He was really good in fact for having given up just four goals in less than 48 hours while a making these freakishly good saves in the process. Unfortunately the Wings still sit in second to last place in the...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 2/18 WSH | Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg speaks with the media following Saturday's 3-2 SO win against the Washington Capitals at Joe Louis Arena
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings vs Capitals: Rank ‘EM!

LGRW!
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Quick Hits: Bandwagon Backtrack Edition

Season Slipping, It’s Time For Detroit Red Wings To Eye Future | Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press Hey, look who finally jumped on the bandwagon! After schlepping buckets and buckets of propaganda for the Wings, it seems that the last bastion of “BUT REALLY, THEY’RE A PLAYOFF TEAM THAT’S JUST REALLY UNLUCKY! PUCK LUCK! INJURIES! BAD CALLS!” has finally given in...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Do the Red Wings have the goods to be effective sellers?

As their playoff streak looks doomed, can Ken Holland kick start Detroit’s rebuild before the NHL trade deadline? With the NHL’s trade deadline rapidly approaching on March 1 the Detroit Red Wings find themselves primed to be sellers, as they currently reside at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. Barring a miraculous turnaround in the next few weeks, Detroit’s...
Via Winging It In Motown
3 days ago

WATCH: Gustav Nyquist’s vicious high stick on Jared Spurgeon

Gustav Nyquist might have a bit of an anger problem. After he was cross-checked to the ice by Jared Spurgeon, Nyquist spun around and nailed Spurgeon in the face with a high stick.When you watch the video, note how Nyquist makes sure to catch Spurgeon in the face with the blase of his stick as opposed to the shaft. That’s a horrible, horrible play.Nyquist received a double-minor...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Ericsson’s injury could be devastating to Detroit Red Wings

No one wants to see a player get injured, but that’s exactly what happened to Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson on Thursday night against the Washington Capitals. Ericsson was going to retrieve the puck from behind the Detroit net when he was pushed from behind by Capitals forward Nicolas Backstrom. Backstrom received a two-minute penalty on the play for boarding....
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Tigers manager Jim Leyland ‘crushed’ by Ilitich’s death

The words of former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland show just how many Detroit sports fans feel about the death of Mike Ilitch.Ilitch, the Little Caesars Pizza co-founder and owner of the Red Wings and Tigers, died on Friday at the age of 87. The Wings were a power under his watch, winning four Stanley Cups, while his spending helped turn the Tigers into a contender from a laughingstock...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL called former players suing over concussions ‘mere puppets’ in lawsuit

Former Detroit Red Wings captain Reed Larson wrote an op-ed in the Detroit News last year, claiming the NHL was “more than willing to encourage” playing with a head injury. The NHL wasn’t impressed.Rick Westhead of TSN.ca reports unsealed court documents showed the league referred to players like Larson as “mere puppets” who “certainly would not have had the mental faculties...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury angered Detroit fans by calling Joe Louis Arena a “dump”

As far as television analysts go, Mike Milbury is not someone who has ever been concerned with winning friends or being popular. Perhaps that makes sense for someone whose most notable career moment was marching up into the stands and beating up a fan with a shoe. So when it comes to his thoughts on the home of the Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena, Milbury did not hold back last...
Via Awful Announcing
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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