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WATCH: Richards & Green lead Wings past Maple Leafs

Brad Richards and Mike Green record a goal and an assist each in the Red Wings 3-2 victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Green recalls meeting Michelle Obama while playing street hockey

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green enjoyed several fond memories during his 10 seasons playing in the nation's capital, including a brief exchange with First Lady Michelle Obama that ranks high on the list.While competing with the Washington Capitals, Green recalled to MLive about taking his children on a memorable visit to the White House. An impromptu street hockey game came...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tatar, Green and Larkin lift Red Wings over Kings

DETROIT (AP) Mike Green and Dylan Larkin put Detroit ahead with second-period goals and Petr Mrazek made 35 saves to lift the Red Wings over the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Friday night. Tomas Tatar also scored for the Red Wings, and Justin Abdelkader and Henrik Zetterberg each had two assists. Jeff Carter scored twice and the Kings dropped to 5-2 on the road. Jhonas Enroth made...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Torey Krug: Win over Red Wings a 'sigh of relief' for Bruins

BOSTON — TD Garden has been a house of horrors this season for the Bruins, who tasted victory just once in their first seven games on home ice. Saturday was a step in the right direction. After blowing a two-goal lead Thursday in a home loss to the Colorado Avalanche, the Bruins came back strong against the Detroit Red Wings, putting forth a well-rounded team effort that yielded...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings (Last Season: 43-25-14, 3rd in Atlantic)Coach: Jeff Blashill (first as NHL coach)Key Departures: Stephen WeissKey Additions: Mike Green, Brad RichardsKey Player: Pavel DatsyukEven at age 36, Datsyuk put on a show last year. The Russian center put up 65 points at a clip of 1.03 per game, the seventh post-lockout season he has scored at a point-per-game clip. The...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Mike Green can produce even more offense with the Red Wings

The Red Wings have been desperately searching for an offensive defenseman to man the backline since, well, Nicklas Lidstrom.The Red Wings haven't had a blue liner break the 50-point plateau since Lidstrom's 62-point season in the 2010-11 campaign.They may have found that 50-point defenseman in Mike Green.Green is one of just two active defensemen with two 70-point seasons in their...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Questions: What fans can expect from the Red Wings in 2015-16

After plenty of change this offseason, what’s in store for the Red Wings in 2015-16? Longtime head coach Mike Babcock is gone so what does that mean for Jeff Blashill, can he fill the shoes of probably the best coach in the NHL? What about some of the new guys like veterans Brad Richards and Mike Green? Has Brad Richards’ time come and gone or does he still have something left...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kronwall on Wings newcomers Blashill, Green, Richards (VIDEO)

Niklas Kronwall is excited about the opportunity new coach Jeff Blashill brings to the Red Wings organization, and is looking forward to working with new Wings Mike Green and Brad Richards.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Blashill is excited to have Green

Both defenseman Mike Green and head coach Jeff Blashill are heading into Detroit as new pieces to the Red Wings' puzzle. Blashill has begun to prepare for the 2015-16 season, and has gotten a feel for how Green plays the game. He's excited to have an offensive-minded defenseman on his blue line. "I went back and watched a bunch of his shifts, and he’s my kind of player in the sense...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: NHL Draft and free agency

Hockeytown added a few new faces this past week, from the start of NHL Free Agency and last week’s NHL Draft. NHL Draft recap In the draft, the Red Wings used their 19th overall pick to select Evgeny Svechnikov, a left winger out of Cape Breton in the QMJHL.  Svechnikov is a big forward, something the Wings would like to have in their system.  At 6’3”, 205, Svechnikov has...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps sign Justin Williams, Lose Mike Green

In a surprising late night signing, the Washington Capitals have landed likely the best remaining unrestricted free agent forward, Justin Williams, on a two-year deal for $6.5 million.  With Williams, the Caps landed the top six forward that was coveted by GM Brian MacLellan.  MacLellan made clear after this season ended that a top six forward was a top priority, but hinted that...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Thank Departed Mike Green, as He Admits Its Time to Move on

View image | gettyimages.com Fan favorite defenseman Mike Green officially has departed the Washington Capitals after 10 seasons with the team that drafted him. Green signed a three-year deal worth a reported $18 million with the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. And while the writing was long on the wall for the former first-round pick, his departure still leaves a void for the...
Via KCM Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals add players on first day of free agency

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Capitals were busy on the opening day of NHL free agency on Wednesday. But the biggest move was veteran defenseman Mike Green agreeing to a three-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. He departs after 10 seasons with Washington, the team that drafted him in the first round in 2004. Defenseman Taylor Chorney signed a one-year $700,000 contract with...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green is joining the Red Wings on a three-year deal

By David Rogers Roughly one week ago, news broke that Mike Green wouldn’t be returning to the Washington Capitals. Green was ready to test free agency as an unrestricted free agent after skating with the Capitals since 2005-06. Today, he has signed a three-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. TSN's Bob McKenzie reports via Twitter:  Mike Green is heading DET on a three...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign long-coveted defenseman Mike Green

Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland isn't fooling around. Though he insisted that he was perfectly comfortable standing pat rather than gambling on another unseemly free-agent deal, he somehow was able to coax one of the most sought-after players on the market -- offensive defenseman Mike Green -- to a perfectly reasonable and somewhat surprising pact. Green signed a three-year...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign D Mike Green to a 3-year deal

The Red Wings got some help on the blue line today signing veteran defenseman Mike Green to a three-year deal worth $18M. Green, who spent the last 10 seasons with the Capitals had 10 goals 35 assists in 72 games with Washington in 2014-15. This also included a plus/minus of 15 with one of those goals coming on the power play. Career wise, Green has 113 goals, 247 assists and 360...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green won’t return to the Washington Capitals

By David Rogers Defenseman Mike Green won’t be with the Washington Capitals in 2015-16. According to CSN Washington, Green is ready to test free agency when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Green’s agent Craig Oster, who is also the agent for Eric Fehr, indicated that both players would hit the open market. Oster on both Green and Fehr moving on: “The Capitals...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Less 'panic' helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be. Which is a good thing, because their opponent in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the New York Rangers, have played in an NHL-record 10 consecutive postseason games decided by one goal heading into Wednesday night's Game 4...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No points for Red Wings, who continue to flirt with disaster

DETROIT (AP) -- Mike Green had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat Detroit 2-1 on Sunday, putting the Red Wings in an anxious spot as they try to extend their streak of postseason appearances. Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington, which moved into second place in the Metropolitan Division. Darren Helm scored for Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Green, Holtby lead Capitals to 2-1 win over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) Mike Green had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat Detroit 2-1 on Sunday, putting the Red Wings in an anxious spot as they try to extend their streak of postseason appearances. Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington, which moved into second place in the Metropolitan Division. Darren Helm scored for Detroit,...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps capture huge 2-1 win over Detroit

The Washington Capitals picked up another huge win today, defeating the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in Detroit.  The Caps now turn to the Ottawa v. Toronto game later this evening.  If Toronto defeats Ottawa, the Caps will clinch a playoff berth. This game was all about sensation play between the pipes by Braden Holtby.  Hotby stopped 35 of 36 shots, including a last minute barrage...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green wants to play with the Capitals until he dies or retires

Mike Green is set to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2014-15 season and it’s safe to assume he’d draw plenty of interest on the open market. Is Green interested in testing out free agency? Based on his comments to the Washington media, not even a little bit. In fact, he had a somewhat morbid statement regarding how he sees his career unfolding. Green’s comments...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Mike Green Checks Kings’ Kyle Clifford into Bench

Defenseman Mike Green recorded an assist, as he ripped a liner that was re-directed by Troy Brouwer, in the Washington Capitals’ 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings. But that play may have not been his most impressive of the night. That may belong to his bone-crushing check on Kings forward Kyle Clifford in the third period. Green ignited the already excited Verizon Center crowd...
Via KCM Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green checks Kyle Clifford into Capitals bench (Video / GIF)

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green delivered a crushing check on Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford that sent him head over heels into the Capitals bench during the third period of Tuesday night's game at the Verizon Center.Clifford was fine, but his ego has to be a bit bruised after that one:The check by Green perfectly summed up the game as the Caps beat the Kings 4...
Via Holdout Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Mike Green checks Kyle Clifford into the Washington bench

Mike Green’s future with the Washington Capitals is a mystery. The debate over whether the Capitals should deal him prior to the trade deadline or retain him for the remainder of the year and potentially let him walk over the summer has likely been a big source of frustration for the defenseman. Green took all of those frustrations out on Kyle Clifford and checked him into the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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