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Mike Babcock close to extension with Red Wings

            For months now, rumors had been swirling regarding the fate of Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Backcock. Would he re-sign? Would he leave to take another NHL job? Would he head off to the University of Michigan? You name the rumor and it probably involved Babcock. Well all of that can seemingly be put to rest, according...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Hurricanes Preview

The Detroit Red Wings have quickly started another win streak after having their longest of the season snapped and will seek to keep that run going in one of their few road games in a span of three-plus weeks. The Red Wings will try to secure a third consecutive victory and fourth in the last five road contests Sunday by adding to the Carolina Hurricanes' recent woes at home. Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes: Wings spreading the wealth offensively

DETROIT -- Pavel Datsyuk is second on the Red Wings with 11 goals. Gustav Nyquist has 12 but he's scored those in 26 games, 11 more than Datsyuk has played. "Pav is Pav," Niklas Kronwall said. "I don't know how you explain it, really. When he goes out there feeling good, he's one of the best in the league. And he shows it night after night." "...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview With Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is off to the best offensive start of his career.  The 27-year-old left-wing had seven goals and eight assists through 24 games before injuring his shoulder last week during a contest against the New Jersey Devils. It should not come as a surprise that Abdelkader finished the game. He played over 20 minutes on the Red Wings top-line with...
Via Beyond The Benches
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Abdelkader suffers upper-body injury

            DETROIT -- The Red Wings had been doing better than last season in terms of injuries. But during Sunday's game, Justin Abdelkader missed the third period because of an upper-body injury. Abdelkader started the game on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg.  Abdelkader played 17 shifts in 12:39 and was plus-1. He was credited with one blocked shot. Johan...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fans ranked 14th in NHL by The Hockey News

            The Hockey News ranks the Detroit Red Wings fans at 14th in the NHL. The Red Wings also rank 14th in attendance behind the Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings.  The Hockey News says Red Wings fans deserve their ranking for low attendance during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons despite the team playing well. The Red Wings rank...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Maple Leafs Preview

An ugly losing streak is in the past, but the Toronto Maple Leafs won't breathe easy for too long. They'll look to build on a much-needed victory while trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat to the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Coming off an embarrassing 9-2 home loss to Nashville two nights earlier, Toronto (10-8-2) managed to momentarily right the ship by snapping...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: the Most Important Factor in the Early Success

LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. DETROIT RED WINGSDETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 31: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his first period goal with teammate Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings during a NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on October 31, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Zetterberg and Datsyuk have been key to Detroit’s early success. (Dave...
Via The Hockey Guys
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Win In Overtime After Two Impressive Late-Third Period Goals

The Detroit Red Wings had struggled for over 2.5 periods to do much of anything against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but when they pulled Jimmy Howard, things sort of just clicked. Henrik Zetterberg got things started off with this beauty of a goal. Pavel Datsyuk then helped out just under two minutes later when he was […] The post Red Wings Win In Overtime After Two Impressive Late...
Via Diehardsport
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 6: Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings

Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings 7:30 PM – ROOT Sports Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan Pittsburgh will look to quickly shake off last night’s loss to the Flyers tonight against the Red Wings in Detroit.  The Red Wings, also coming off a loss, will be looking to find some semblance of an offense after only netting 12 goals through their first six games. Last...
Via The Pensblog
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the NHL : Zetterberg shines, great goaltending and more.

Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg had just one point going into Friday's game.  After their home and home with the Toronto Maple Leafs, he now has six.  The Red Wings captain assisted on all four Detroit goals during Friday's 4-1 victory.  For an encore, Zetterberg provided some overtime magic, scoring the game's only goal in a 1-0 win. There was also some great goaltending on display...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Zetterberg lifts Red Wings past Leafs with 9.9 seconds left in OT

  Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right side and sent Niklas Kronwall's centering pass over Jonathan Bernier's shoulder. Detroit's Jonas Gustavson made 30 saves for his sixth career shutout...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zetterberg lifts Wings past Leafs in OT

DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right side and sent Niklas Kronwall's centering pass over Jonathan Bernier's shoulder. Detroit's Jonas Gustavsson made 30 saves for his sixth...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zetterberg lifts Red Wings past Maple Leafs in OT

DETROIT (AP) Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right side and sent Niklas Kronwall's centering pass over Jonathan Bernier's shoulder. Detroit's Jonas Gustavson made 30 saves for his sixth...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg Sets Up Johan Franzen’s Second Goal With Incredible Pass

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg didn’t play very well against Boston the other night, but he responded quite well on Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Zetterberg finished with 4 assists in the Red Wings 4-1 win, but this gorgeous no-look drop pass on Johan Franzen’s second goal was the best of the […] The post Henrik Zetterberg Sets Up Johan Franzen’s...
Via Diehardsport
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Henrik Zetterberg Sets Up Johan Franzen for a Pair of Goals

Henrik Zetterberg assisted on all four of the Detroit Red Wings’ goals Friday night, in an impressive 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Johan Franzen capitalized on the first two Zetterberg feeds — their first connection handed Detroit an early 1-0 lead, then Franzen made it 2-0 in the second period. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader tacked on goals later in the game...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings win first of back-to-back with Leafs, 4-1

TORONTO -- Johan Franzen scored twice and Henrik Zetterberg had four assists to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader also scored and Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots for Detroit. After scoring his first two goals of the season, Franzen left the game late in the second period with a lower-body injury...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Franzen, Zetterberg lead Red Wings to win over Maple Leafs

  Johan Franzen scored twice and Henrik Zetterberg had four assists to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader also scored and Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots for Detroit. After scoring his first two goals of the season, Franzen left the game late in the second period with a lower-body injury and...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Franzen, Zetterberg lead Red Wings past Leafs

TORONTO (AP) Johan Franzen scored twice and Henrik Zetterberg had four assists to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader also scored and Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots for Detroit. After scoring his first two goals of the season, Franzen left the game late in the second period with a lower-body...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Henrik Zetterberg is feeling good

Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg is feeling good heading into training camp and the preseason.#486903439 / gettyimages.comZetterberg underwent back surgery on February 21st to remove a fragment of a disc that was rubbing against a nerve. This caused his back to flare up at times and caused him pain and missed ice time. Now that the surgery is done he does not have to worry about...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg feeling healthy to start season

Good news for Detroit Red Wings fans and fantasy hockey owners alike, Henrik Zetterberg a consistently productive, almost machinelike player at the NHL level, has told Ansar Khan of Mlive.com  his back is fixed. He doesn't need to worry if his back will flare-up. Surgery on Feb. 21 to remove a fragment of a disc that was rubbing against a nerve solved that problem. He'...
Via Hockey Fan Land
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign GM Ken Holland to four-year extension

The Detroit Red Wings announced Thursday that the team has signed executive vice president and general manager Ken Holland to a new four-year contract that will keep him with the organization through the 2017-18 season. “Ken is regarded as one of the premier executives in the National Hockey League and has been instrumental in the success of the Red Wings over the last two decades...
Via Sports-Glory
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Tomas Tatar agree on three-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with left wing Tomas Tatar on a new three-year contract. According to the Detroit Free Press, the average annual value to be $2.75 million. Tatar, 23, completed his first full NHL season in 2013-14, ranking sixth on the team with 39 points (19-20-39) in 73 games. He also represented Slovakia at the 2014 Sochi Olympics...
Via Sports-Glory
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Breaking down the 2014-15 salary cap

The Detroit Red Wings are gearing up for a long offseason. While time is slowly ticking down to the start of NHL Free Agency on July 1st, the first task on the Red Wings’ checklist is to breakdown the salary cap. Exactly how much money do they have to spend this offseason? This simple and painless examination of the Red Wings current salary cap should help the casual Hockeytown...
Via isportsweb.com
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings want to return to Cup-or-bust mentality

DETROIT -- For the Detroit Red Wings, first-round playoff exits in two of the last three seasons just isn't good enough. Making the playoffs for the 23rd straight season was an accomplishment in light of the numerous injuries, but it wasn't what the Wings want or expect. "Obviously, we're proud of our playoff streak, but not going deeper than we have, it's not fun and we gotta change...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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