Dan Cleary, Matthew Stafford accept #ALSBucketChallenge

Dan Cleary gets doused by ice-cold water from multiple angles after challenging Kris Draper, Matthew Stafford and Henrik Zetterberg. Stafford accepted today and challenged Clayton Kershaw, Jim Bob Cooter and Dominic Raiola. Stafford took the ALS ice bucket challenge today. pic.twitter.com/wHyWow2Zep — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 16, 2014 Video of Stafford’s is here...
Via Detroit4lyfe
5 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeKeyser believes deal will get done with Wings

DETROIT -- If Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser is concerned about his contract situation, he certainly isn't letting it show. DeKeyser, a restricted free agent, appears confident that a deal will be in place before Detroit begins training camp on Sept. 19 in Traverse City. "My guys are doing a pretty good job in talking with Kenny (Holland) -- just kind of going...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Justin Abdelkader A Top-Six Forward For The Detroit Red Wings?

from Ansar Khan of Mlive, 2014-15 outlook: Abdelkader likely will start the season on the top line with Pavel Datsyuk and possibly Henrik Zetterberg. Coach Mike Babcock likes having a "heavy body" on each line, someone to provide a physical presence, go to the net and retrieve pucks. Abdelkader has filled this role for Datsyuk much of the past two seasons as the guy...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings tidbits and a vacation farewell

The Pacifica's packed and I'm preparing to make a 400-mile trip to Grand Marais, MI today for my first vacation in two summers. Paul will handle the Wings blogging duties for the next wee (I'll return on August 9th), but the next two or two-and-a-half weeks should remain realtively "slow" on the Red Wings front. I know that DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose...
Via Kukla's Korner
19 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings forwards getting healthy: report

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told Mlive.com Friday that he has gotten positive health reports on several players, including forwards Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg. "The biggest thing is health," Holland said. "If we can get to training camp (Sept. 19) and get [Pavel], [Henrik], [Darren] Helm, [Stephen] Weiss on the ice, we're optimistic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg speaks with WJR’s Mitch Albom

Henrik Zetterberg appeared on WJR's Mitch Albom show on Tuesday night, discussing the Henrik Zetterberg Foundation (which raised $8,800 for Detroit schools), the establishment of a charitable initiative called "Club 40" (and its partnership with Albom's charity, SAY Detroit), his recovery from back surgery and the Wings' short playoff run. Zetterberg spoke with...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A programming note: Zetterberg to appear on WJR this evening

The Henrik Zetterberg foundation recently attempted to donate $10,000 to Detroit schools via a Twitter campaign, and they got 88% ($8,800) of the way toward their goal. As such... Henrik will be on Mitch Albom show at 6pm today talking about Zetterberg Foundation, Club 40...and hockey! — ZetterbergFoundation (@ZetterbergFund) May 20, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
May 20, 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...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Zetterberg returns for Game 4

DETROIT -- Never underestimate Henrik Zetterberg. Detroit's captain returned to the lineup in the middle of a playoff series against the imposing Boston Bruins a little more than two months after his Feb. 21 back surgery. Zetterberg played 29 shifts for 19:34. He had one shot, two missed shots, two hits, one giveaway, one face-off loss (when Pavel Datsyuk was tossed out of the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Red Wings: game 4 - Zetterberg is back

Game Time: 8:00 PmVenue: Joe Louis Arena - DetroitTV Station: NESNThe Bruins are leading the series, which is great, because Henrik Zetterberg is entering the lineup for Detroit tonight. He may only be limited to 10-12 minutes in tonight's game but on home ice it should be a huge moral boost to both the Detroit fans and the Wings players.Keys To The Game1) Keep The Pressure On...
Via BruinsLife
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Bruins witnessed Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg’s darkest injury hours

The game-day post is packed to the gills with news regarding Red Wings captain's Henrik Zetterberg's highly likely return to the Wings' lineup in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins this evening (again, 8 PM start, not 7:30, on FSD/NESN/NBCSN/TSN and 97.1 FM), and the post contains oodles of video and other place-setting storylines as well... But you may recall hearing...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings notes: Will Z 'lead' them back?

According to a Hockey News report, it's already a done deal. Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared by doctors and will play in Thursday's Game 4 against the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena. The Bruins lead the Wings 2-1 in their best-of-seven playoff series. Zetterberg skated on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Justin Abdelkader during Thursday’s morning...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg will be game-time decision for game four

The Red Wings are very close to getting their captain back, as Stephen Whyno of the Canadian Press is reporting that Henrik Zetterberg will be a game-time decision tonight against the Boston Bruins.Earlier this morning, the Detroit News reported that Zetterberg would play tonight, and be limited to 10-12 minutes of ice time.Doctors will examine Zetterberg after the morning skate...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg Will Be Game-Time Decision For Red Wings vs. Bruins

Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg practiced Thursday morning, but his status is still uncertain for Thursday night’s game against the Boston Bruins. The Red Wings announced after practice that Zetterberg is headed to be examined by a doctor and will be a game-time decision for Game 4 of the team’s Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 game-day updates: It appears that Zetterberg’s in; Jurco out?

If we believe what the Hockey News's Ken Campbell is reporting, Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg may end up skating in Game 4 between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings this evening (8 PM EDT on FSD and NESN locally, NBCSN and TSN nationally and 97.1 FM; again, I still believe that "the other guys" have to carry the team), and the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wings' Zetterberg back for Game 4 vs. Bruins

The Detroit Red Wings apparently will get a major boost for Game 4 of their playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Thursday at Joe Louis Arena. According to a Hockey News report, their captain, Henrik Zetterberg, has been cleared by doctors to play a little more than two months after having back surgery. The Hockey News' Ken Campbell, citing a source close to the team, reports...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Henrik Zetterberg Returning To Red Wings’ Lineup For Game 4

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is reportedly set to make his return. The Hockey News’ reports that Zetterberg will make his series debut and will be in the lineup for Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. According to the report, Zetterberg will only play “limited minutes.” That reportedly means “10-12 minutes” of ice time. It would be Zetterberg’s...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh captain my captain: Zetterberg cleared to play Game 4 with limited minutes

The captain has returned! According to multiple reports, Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play in tonight’s Game 4 against the Boston Bruins from the Joe Louis Arena. Zetterberg whose been out since the Olympic break with a back injury isn’t back full time as he’s expected to play around 10-12 minutes. Despite the limited role, Zetterberg’s presence...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg to Play in Game 4, Per Report

(Bridget Samuels, Flickr) The Detroit Red Wings might have their captain back for Game 4, after all. Ken Campbell of The Hockey News reported Thursday morning that Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to return to the Wings’ lineup for the all-important contest, though Zetterberg “likely will play only ‘limited minutes’, somewhere in the range of 10 to 12″. Even at that total...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report- Zetterberg Expected To Play Limited Minutes Tonight

from Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, With the Detroit Red Wings trailing 2-1 in their first-round series against the Boston Bruins, they’ll go into tonight’s Game 4 with their captain and one of their best players in the lineup for the first time in two months. A source close to the Red Wings said Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play tonight, after missing the...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg practising: "Ace in our deck"

Detroit is down one game to the Boston Bruins heading into game four tonight and Henrik Zetterberg's status is up in the air. Still, he hasn't been ruled out for the game and if he is ready to return to the lineup, it will be a huge boost to a Red Wings team badly in need of a win.Zetterberg practised with the team yesterday, but would not offer any insight into whether he...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 set-up and overnight report: with or without Zetterberg, Wings must dig out

Ahead of tonight's slightly-late-starting Game 4 between the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins (8 PM EDT on FSD and NESN locally, and NBCSN and TSN nationally, as well as 97.1 FM), the tenor of the series has started to shift. While the Bruins' press kept reminding us again and again on Wednesday that the Wings' 3-0 loss in Game 3 signals a series heading toward a...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Bruins Wednesday practice post: Zetterberg skates, B’s press says series is over

As Paul noted, the Red Wings a) recalled Xavier Ouellet and b) witnessed Henrik Zetterberg take part in today's Red Wings practice. The Red Wings issued a brief press release regarding Ouellet's recall... Continue reading "Red Wings-Bruins Wednesday practice post: Zetterberg skates, B’s press says series is over"
Via Kukla's Korner
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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