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Mike Babcock leaves Red Wings to coach Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan announced Wednesday that Mike Babcock has been named the 30th head coach in the club’s history. Babcock, 52, joins the Leafs after serving as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings for the past 10 seasons. Under his leadership in Detroit, Babcock posted a 458-223-105 regular season record.  While coaching Red...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The three biggest letdowns of 2014 for the Red Wings

With another offseason already in full swing in Motown, the Detroit Red Wings are looking to reload and make another run at the Stanley Cup in 2015. This past season saw the Red Wings advance to the playoffs for the 24th straight season, dating back to the 1989-1990 season.  Unfortunately for Red Wings’ fans, another trip to the postseason didn’t result in another Stanley Cup...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings allow Mike Babcock to seek other offers

The Detroit Red Wings have granted a request from coach Mike Babcock to speak with other teams. Babcock’s contract will expire this offseason. Babcock and general manager Ken Holland have agreed to a deadline of May 25 for the coach to pursue his options. “What I’ve decided, what Mike Babcock and I have decided I guess, is we’re gonna give Mike permission to explore...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit captain Henrik Zetterberg on verge of ending historic streak

The fact that Henrik Zetterberg has played in 22 Stanley Cup Playoff series in his career is incredible. The fact that he has scored at least one goal in each of those series is even more impressive.But Zetterberg's streak is in danger, as the captain enters Game 7 against the Lightning Wednesday with no goals in this series. "Obviously, you want to produce more than I have done...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Train Like a Pro: Henrik Zetterberg's Hockey Strength Workout

Henrik Zetterberg is one of the most dangerous offensive threats in the NHL. He uses his size to gain control of the puck along the boards and fight off larger
Via Stack
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Abdelkader's return adds toughness to lineup

Justin Abdelkader has been a physical player in every level of hockey he's played, and his return to the lineup for Game 3 should bring that much-needed physical element to the Detroit lineup.According to ESPN, Abdelkader is expected to return to his typical line with Henrik Zetterberg and Gustav Nyquist for Tuesday night's game, which means coach Mike Babcock will be able to split...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Detroit Red Wings – Round 1 Preview And Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning (50-24-8, 108 points) #3 East seed vs. Detroit Red Wings (43-25-14, 100 points) #6 East seed STRENGTHS Detroit Red Wings: Will The Magic Man dominate? 1) Elite defensive forwards — Pavel Datsyuk will likely match-up with Steven Stamkos and Henrik Zetterberg will take the triplets. Will their respective linemates be able to step up? Jonathan Toews certainly...
Via Lightning Shout
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Detroit Red Wings-Tampa Bay Lightning playoff series

Twenty-four years. The Detroit Red Wings have been to the playoffs for 24 straight years. There is an entire generation that has never seen a bad Red Wings team. This year's playoff team is more of the same: an incredible mix of speed, skill and grace. And the Red Wings will square off against a team constructed by the son they are most proud of, Steve Yzerman. Yzmerman built one...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: End of 2014-15 regular season awards

It’s over, they made it! You can uncover your eyes now. The Detroit Red Wings (43-25-14) might have stumbled across the finish line, but they finished third in the Atlantic Division and have extended their postseason appearance streak for yet another season. The story lines are endless with a first round match-up against Steve Yzerman’s Tampa Bay Lightning coming up next. But...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Left Wing Lock: Mrazek to start in regular season finale, Zetterberg, Datsyuk and Kronwall out

The Red Wings clinched their 24th straight postseason appearance Thursday night but did it despite a 4-3 overtime loss to the Canadiens. It was thanks to the Florida Panthers and their 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins that the Wings head into today’s game with the playoffs not on the line. However that doesn’t mean Detroit has nothing to play for. In their regular season finale...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings look to continue road dominance of Panthers

A team meeting sparked the Detroit Red Wings to what they're hoping to be the start of a turnaround, and now they're expected to get Darren Helm back. Any excitement, however, is certainly muted with Pavel Datsyuk out again. The Red Wings try to withstand Datsyuk's absence Thursday night as they attempt to continue their road dominance of the Florida Panthers, who could have Roberto...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Panthers Preview

A team meeting sparked the Detroit Red Wings to what they're hoping to be the start of a turnaround, and now they're expected to get Darren Helm back. Any excitement, however, is certainly muted with Pavel Datsyuk out again. The Red Wings try to withstand Datsyuk's absence Thursday night as they attempt to continue their road dominance of the Florida Panthers, who could have Roberto...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 69. LOL. Pens get blitzed 5-1.

Some guy got taken out on a stretcher at Mario’s bar in the South Side this weekend because he drank too much during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Pittsburgh. He’s about the only other person who had a worse weekend than the Penguins. Sidney Crosby returned from his mysterious injury but didn’t do much. The rest of the Penguins didn’t really look interesting in...
Via The Pensblog
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg hopes Red Wings have hit rock bottom

The Red Wings were crushed on Saturday, falling to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2. The Red Wings’ performance was one of their worst in recent memory and marked the team’s fourth loss in five games. The club is slumping at the worst time and their captain hopes that this is rock bottom. Henrik Zetterberg: "Hopefully we've hit rock bottom." — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg hopes the Red Wings have hit rock bottom

The Red Wings were crushed on Saturday, falling to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2. The Red Wings’ performance was one of their worst in recent memory and marked the team’s fourth loss in five games. The club is slumping at the worst time and their captain hopes that this is rock bottom. Henrik Zetterberg: "Hopefully we've hit rock bottom." — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames)...
Via Bloguin Best
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Flyers Preview

With the Detroit Red Wings not faring too well lately, another road trip could turn the tide if it's anything like their last one. Facing a team stumbling out of playoff contention would seem like a good way to start, but Philadelphia has been a dreadful place for them to play. Even Red Wings mainstays Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg have never won there, though visiting the...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Zetterberg back on the ice for contending Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) It was hard to tell which pass was more impressive. One covered over half the length of the ice, while the other threaded its way through traffic in front of the net. Both came from the stick of Henrik Zetterberg, who has made plays like that seem routine for over a decade in Detroit. ''That's what he does,'' teammate Justin Abdelkader said. ''He's a great player. He...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal from newcomer Zidlicky gives Red Wings OT win over Rangers

  Marek Zidlicky's power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being acquired at the NHL trade deadline from New Jersey, punched the puck past goalie Cam Talbot in a scrum to give the Red Wings their second straight win. Justin Abdelkader also scored, and...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Detroit Red Wings the Best Team in the NHL?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Henrik...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Gustavsson gets start tonight; Zetterberg, Quincey still out

As expected, Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson will get his first start in nearly three months tonight (10:30 on FOX Sports Detroit), but he'll be doing it with a couple of key teammates out of the lineup -- and against the hottest team in the NHL, the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. As is typical in back-to-back games, Jimmy Howard, who played in Monday's 4...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Zetterberg questionable Monday vs. Ducks

Henrik Zetterberg leads the Detroit Red Wings in points while playing in every game this season after spending most of 2013-14 on injured reserve. Detroit hopes his latest setback isn't as serious. Zetterberg's status is in doubt as the Red Wings look to avoid dropping a fourth consecutive meeting with the host Anaheim Ducks on Monday night (9:30 p.m. pregame, 10 p.m. face-off on...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Zetterberg questionable Monday vs. Ducks

Henrik Zetterberg leads the Detroit Red Wings in points while playing in every game this season after spending most of 2013-14 on injured reserve. Detroit hopes his latest setback isn't as serious. Zetterberg's status is in doubt as the Red Wings look to avoid dropping a fourth consecutive meeting with the host Anaheim Ducks on Monday night (9:30 p.m. pregame, 10 p.m. face-off on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Ducks Preview

Henrik Zetterberg leads the Detroit Red Wings in points while playing in every game this season after spending most of 2013-14 on injured reserve. Detroit hopes his latest setback isn't as serious. Zetterberg's status is in doubt as the Red Wings look to avoid dropping a fourth consecutive meeting with the host Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. Detroit (33-14-10) sits third in the Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Henrik Zetterberg suffers head injury after sucker punch from Jamie Benn

Red Wings captain left Saturday night’s 7-6 OT victory over the Stars after a sucker punch from Dallas’ Jamie Benn. According to Helen St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Zetterberg will still travel with the team to Anaheim and be reevaluated today. His status against the Ducks Monday night is still undetermined. Ken Holland said...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

As Trade Deadline Crawls Closer, Detroit Red Wings Cannot Sit Idle in Pursuit of Defenseman

The Detroit Red Wings have vastly exceeded expectations this season, blasting off to a quick start and remaining one of the elite teams in the Eastern Conference throughout most of the season. For the first time since 2009, the Red Wings look to have a team capable of contending for a deep run for the Stanley Cup. They’ve got a quality mix of young talent and established stars...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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