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Detroit Red Wings Trade Rumors: David Legwand an Option at Center?

David Legwand, seen here against former Wing Ian White, is a Detroit native. (photo via Detroit Red Wings) The Detroit Red Wings still have to decide if they’re going to be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline (or pull the Ken Holland special by not trading for anyone but declaring players returning from injury key acquisitions). Henrik Zetterberg’s nagging back injury, which...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings afternoon news: on Ian White and points of ‘exciting’ emphasis

I spend a significant amount of time reading foreign-language news websites in the summer, and finding ST.nu's Kenneth Fahlberg's interview with Henrik Zetterberg was the start of a two-parter of sorts: At the other end of the "importance to the Red Wings going forward" spectrum: Sportbox points us toward a report from Arena55.ru which states that Avangard Omsk...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No Matter the Result of this Year’s Playoffs, the Red Wings Must rebuild in 2013/14

I am a hockey outsider. I have never set foot inside a rink to play a game. I have only ever been on ice skates twice. Most of you may use these facts to discredit me, however I believe this gives me a clearer perspective on the subject. I am not wearing red and white glasses. I am willing to force feed you the medicine that you must take as a fan base, after all you need it so very...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks-Red Wings series shifts to Detroit tied at 1

The Detroit Red Wings had a setback during their series-evening victory at Anaheim. Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser broke his right thumb in the third period of the 5-4 overtime win in Game 2 on Thursday night, and is out for rest of the playoffs. DeKeyser signed with the Red Wings on March 29, soon after finishing his college career at Western Michigan. ''It was a big...
Via Fox Sports
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings had a setback during their series-evening victory at Anaheim. Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser broke his right thumb in the third period of the 5-4 overtime win in Game 2 on Thursday night, and is out for rest of the playoffs. DeKeyser signed with the Red Wings on March 29, soon after finishing his college career at Western Michigan. ''It was a big...
Via Fox Sports
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapping Red Wings Series Reset: In Absence of Danny DeKeyser, Trio of Defenders Must Step Up

The Detroit Red Wings, despite pulling out a gutsy overtime win to even the series in Anaheim, suffered a potentially crushing loss on the blue line in the process. Danny DeKeyser, a rookie defenseman who had managed to stabilize Detroit’s back end since March, went down with a broken thumb and is now out for the playoffs. Considering what DeKeyser had done for the Red Wings with...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: on DeKeyser, Filppula, Brunner and a happy but now illegal anniversary

Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related news stories: The Wings didn't practice after completing a slate of 3 games in 4 nights with a win against Nashville, and it has yet to officially sign Jimmy Howard (the deal's "done in principle") or officially assign Brian Lashoff to Grand Rapids (though his name no longer appears on the team's active roster...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Avalanche game-day updates: no news on Wings’ scratches due to no morning skate

The Detroit Red Wings basically have to win tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche (9 PM EDT, FSD/Altitude/97.1 FM) thanks to their awful performance in the team's 4-2 loss to Phoenix last night, and we already know that the Wings will swap out three defensemen for Ian White, Kyle Quincey and Danny DeKeyser. The Avs' morning skate revealed little in the way of...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings Withstand the Desert, Beat Yotes 3-2

    Red Wings pull up another 2 points in a big road trip, extending their streak to 3 games in a 3-2 win over the Coyotes. The Red Wings came out relatively strong in the 1st period. They were applying pressure and peppering Jason LaBarbera. Ian White opened the scoring in the game at [...]
Via Detroit Sports Nation
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Coyotes quick take: ugly can be beautiful

In the first period of the Detroit Red Wings' 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, things did not look good. The Wings had blown Ian White's 1-0 goal thanks to a tip-in from Martin Hanzal and a roof-job from Rob Klinkhammer, and Jonas Gustavsson was the only player holding a disinterested, slow-witted and downright lazy Wings team in the game. Gustavsson ended up stopping...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Very belated Red Wings-Oilers game-day updates: no lineup changes, much to Ian White’s chagrin

The Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers will face off tonight at Joe Louis Arena (7:30 PM EST, FSD/Sportsnet West/97.1 FM), and while I was playing chaufeur and Paul was filling in: MLive's Ansar Khan reported that the Wings would make no changes to their lineup; ESPN's Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside suggested that Niklas Kronwall is having a Norris Trophy-contending...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

What To Do With Ian White?

from Carlos Manorrez of the Detroit Free Press, Ian White has not asked the Detroit Red Wings to trade him. But he has asked general manager Ken Holland and coach Mike Babcock how he figures into the team’s plans. White is scheduled to be a healthy scratch for the fifth straight game tonight, against the visiting Edmonton Oilers. He hasn’t played since he was minus-2...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Detroit Sports Show: Red Wings’ Injury Woes and Nick Castellanos’ Future

Is Ian White the odd man out in the Detroit Red Wings’ crowded defensive rotation? Or will guys like Kent Huskins and Jakub Kindl find themselves wearing other uniforms soon? Co-hosts Chris Burke and Rob Starrs discuss that during our latest episode of The Detroit Sports Show on Blog Talk Radio. Plus, we hit some talk of the Red Wings’ youngsters — will Todd Bertuzzi, Mikael...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

We’ve got ourselves a youth movement going on in Detroit

Yahoo Sports' Nicholas J. Cotsonika penned this in last night's "Three Periods" column, but given that Ian White may very well be out of a job, and Carlo Colaiacovo may or may not join him as the suddenly-healthy Red Wings' defense consists of Niklas Kronwall and a cast of under-30 players in Jonathan Ericsson, Brian Lashoff, Kyle Quincey, Jakub Kindl and Brendan...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Potential trade dealine target: Ian White

Rick Osentoski/Associated Press The Rangers are in desperate need of a reliable defenseman to shore up the bottom pairing. Right now, it looks like a competition between Steve Eminger and Matt Gilroy, and neither really instills confidence in the Rangers fan base. Eminger has been steady in previous seasons, but he hasn’t found the lineup consistently so far. Gilroy has had flashes...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ian White ‘taken aback’ by healthy scratch

With fellow defensemen Kyle Quincey and Brendan Smith making their way back to the Red Wings lineup Wednesday in Los Angeles, Ian White has all of a sudden found himself to be the odd man out. Today it was revealed that Mike Babcock chose to make White a healthy scratch against the Kings, something that What is ‘taken aback’ by (via the Detroit Free Press): “I am taken aback...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blue Jackets quick take: now is the time of Wings fans’ discontent

The Detroit Red Wings now sit at 0-3-and-2 since their rope-a-dope win over the Los Angeles Kings way back on February 18th, thanks to a 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. The game-winning goal was a microcosm of the season thus far: with time ticking down, the Wings pressed deep, and instead of shooting, Damien Brunner tried to pass the puck to the slot,...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikael Samuelsson Needs X-Rays on Injured Hand, Per MLive Report

Mikael Samuelsson lasted all of one game after a return from a groin injury before being hit with some more bad luck. Or, more specifically in this case, being hit by an Ian White shot. Samuelsson left the ice early during Detroit’s pregame skate Tuesday in Nashville, after an errant shot from White struck Samuelsson on his left hand. MLive’s Ansar Khan reported after the Wings’...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jobu strikes again: Red Wings will play without Mikael Samuelsson due to morning skate injury

Bad news from Fox Sports Detroit's Trevor Thompson: Red Wings forward Mikael Samuelsson took a puck off a hand during the morning skate, and while nothing's broken, scratch that, Fox Sports Detroit is reporting that Samuelsson's left hand may be broken after taking a slapper from Ian White, and that he's going to have x-rays tomorrow, Samuelsson's not going to...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sloppy Defense Dooms Red Wings Multiple Times in Frustrating Loss to Anaheim Ducks

Friday night, both the first and second periods were played to ties at Joe Louis Arena between the Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks. Then, the Ducks were the benefactor of Detroit’s lazy defensive mindset in the third, scoring three times to break away with a 5-2 victory. Playing without Pavel Datsyuk and other key players, the Red Wings had the deck stacked against them a bit...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Flames game-day updates: White, Lashoff in, Helm’s bone scan negative

Updated at 11:46 AM: Darren Helm's bone scan came back negative: The Detroit Red Wings face off against the Calgary Flames this evening (7:30 PM, FSD, Sportsnet West, 97.1 FM), and injuries remain at the forefront this morning, with the Wings anxiously waiting for news regarding Darren Helm's back (he's having a bone scan today), but thus far, little news is good news...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

White’s all right to play against Calgary? Ken Holland says Red Wings will decide on Tuesday

I'm trying to slowly but surely build upon Monday's gaggle of practice post news to fill up an early overnight report--for some reason, my body has decided that I need to go into my 35th birthday feeling like I lost a fight (I have been told that I felt similarly at Hutzel Hospital in 1978)--but given the awful news about Brendan Smith, and given that the Red Wings will face...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames-Red Wings Preview

The Calgary Flames insist they are a better team than their record indicates. They can prove it by ending their recent road struggles and prevent the Detroit Red Wings from notching a fourth consecutive home victory Tuesday night. Calgary (1-3-2) took a 2-1 lead over Chicago on Jay Bouwmeester's goal with 35 seconds left Saturday before the Blackhawks tied it with 2.3 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: imbalanced scoring and an ‘off limits’ Renney interview

The Detroit Red Wings took Superbowl Sunday off after sustaining a blow to their collective confidence in the form of a 4-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, and the team's decision to recall both Petr Mrazek and Tomas Tatar on Sunday evening suggests that the team doesn't anticipate Jonas Gustavsson (groin), Mikael Samuelsson (groin), Jan Mursak (shoulder) or...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

*Live Chat*: St. Louis Blues at Detroit Red Wings — 2/1/13

February 1st, 2013 St. Louis Blues (6-1-0, 12 pts) at Detroit Red Wings (3-2-1, 7 pts) Where/Time: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI — 7:30 pm ET TV/Radio: NHL Network-US, FS-Detroit / AM 1270 The Ticket The Red Wings are out to prove that their 6-0 opening night spanking by the Blues was just a fluke. Detroit has a point in each of their last 3 games, going 2-0-1 over the past week...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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