Detroit Red Wings 23-year playoff streak at risk

The 2013-2014 season for the Detroit Red Wings was almost one that lived in infamy. For the past 23 years the Red Wings have successfully made the NHL playoffs. The streak started in 1991 with a first-round loss to the St. Louis Blues and is ongoing with the first-round loss to the Boston Bruins this year.  In this time span they have won four Stanley Cups, six conference championships...
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Bergeron nets three goals, but Bruins fall to Red Wings in shootout

  Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at 3 on a power...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings beat Bruins 4-3 in final tune-up before regular season

BOSTON -- Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at 3 on...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Defeat Bruins in a Shootout to End the Preseason

The Red Wings played their last preseason game in Boston tonight.  Riley Sheahan scored the only goal in the first period off a beautiful wrist shot on a Bruin’s turnover to put the Wings up 1-0. Boston would open the scoring in the second period with a goal by Patrice Bergeron after a brutal giveaway by Gus Nyquist.  Detroit responded very quickly after that with a power...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout

BOSTON (AP) Andrej Nestrasil and Gustav Nyquist scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Nestrasil, Xavier Ouellet and Riley Sheahan scored in regulation for Detroit and Petr Mrazek made 20 saves. The Red Wings finished the preseason 4-3-1. Patrice Bergeron had three goals for Boston. He tied it at...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock On A Few Players After Three Preseason Games

from Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News, ... how much can you tell after three preseason games, especially because it means some guys have played only one? “It’s been good,” Mike Babcock said. “We’ve got one team that’s won both games and another team that’s lost in overtime. So, they’ve got to hold serve tomorrow.” He ran through a list, using some nicknames...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Babcock’s Stare: Updates on Datsyuk, Sheahan, Alfie and more!

It was such a nice sight to see hockey on my television again. It always seems like an incredibly long wait for it to begin. I hope that that the injuries to Datsyuk and Mantha are not a sign of things to come because if healthy, I believe this team is going to turn some heads especially with our younger players gaining the experience of last year. Here are some things that you may...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Detroit Red Wings C 1. Pavel Datsyuk  2. Stephen Weiss  3. Riley Sheahan  4. Darren Helm 5. Luke Glendening  L 1. Henrik Zetterberg  2. Gustav Nyquist  3. Tomas Tatar  4. Drew Miller  5. Joakim Andersson   6. Teemu Pulkkinen  ...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Season Outlook For Tomas Tatar

from Ansar Khan of Mlive, He is coming off a breakout season when he provided some much-needed offense. That experience, and being in the lineup from the start of the season, should make him better and more productive this season. He spent a good chunk of the season on the Kid Line with Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco. They had good chemistry and might remain intact, unless...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Riley Sheahan On The Competition At Center

from Bob Duff of The Windsor Star, Detroit’s first-round draft pick in 2010, the 6-2, 212-pound Sheahan will be among a group of centres that include veterans Pavel Datsyuk, Darren Helm and Joakim Andersson, fellow second-year NHLer Luke Glendening and Stephen Weiss, a veteran free-agent addition last season who missed all but 26 games due to sports hernia surgery. Minor leaguer...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Prospects Tournament Information

Getty Images By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Red Wings will host the sixteenth annual prospects tournament in Traverse City, Michigan from September 12th to 16th. This year’s tournament will include prospects from the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Detroit. The teams will be divided...
Via The Hockey Guys
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report:’s ‘30 in 30,’ Sheahan’s ‘first’ and charitable news

I had this date marked on my calendar, so:'s "30 in 30" series discusses the Detroit Red Wings today, and the NHL dropped a hint as to what was coming via a YouTube video in which EJ Hradek and Dan Rosen posited a 2014-15 season overview: I disagree with Hradek and Rosen on one point: the Red Wings haven't exactly been a "destination"...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The Alfredsson versus Jurco debate

With the energetic and youthful Tomas Tatar re-signing this week to a 3-year deal worth $2.75 million per year, the Detroit Red Wings are left with a little over $5.25 million in cap space and a roster that bolsters no new faces from a season ago. ( As the offseason crawls into August the Red Wings are left with two completely different decisions to make before finalizing...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Sheahan to two-year deal

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a $1.9 million, two-year contract. Detroit completed the deal with the restricted free agent Tuesday just before he potentially could have gotten offers from other teams. The 22-year-old Sheahan had nine goals and 24 points in 42 games last season for the Red Wings after playing one game for them in each of...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Re-Signs Riley Sheahan

Mike Halford reports that Riley Sheahan has re-signed with the Detroit Red Wings for two more seasons.Via RRGB Photography on FlickrThe talented 22 year old  rookie is posted 24 points in 44 games for the Red Wings last season, four seasons removed from being a first round pick.After his ELC rang up a $785K cap-hit, his new two-year pact will see a raise all the way up to $950K...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Riley Sheahan Signs A New Two-Year Contract With The Wings

UPDATE: The #RedWings have signed Riley Sheahan to new two-year contract. #ATTExtCov — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2014 added 10:55am,   Wings have signed center Riley Sheahan to two-year contract at $950,000 per season. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) July 1, 2014
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings make qualifying offers to seven players; Cory Emmerton among those not qualified

The Detroit Red Wings have made qualifying offers to seven restricted free agents, retaining their rights. The Red Wings qualified forwards Tomas Tatar, Riley Sheahan, Landon Ferraro, Mitch Callahan and Andrej Nestrasil and defensemen Danny DeKeyser and Adam Almquist. The club did not qualify forwards Cory Emmerton, Trevor Parkes and Willie Coetzee and defensemen Gleason Fournier...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings free agency scuttlebutt update

It's an incredibly busy day in terms of Red Wings and free agency news, so let's cut to the chase, starting with this note from Capgeek (via RedWingsFeed): We can confirm #RedWings bonus overage is exactly $3,017,500. Alfredsson, $2M. DeKeyser, $637.5K. Tatar, $160K. Sheahan, $160K. Jurco, $60K. So Capgeek estimates that the Wings have exactly $14.72 million in cap...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A Look At Some Of Detroit’s Prospects

from Adam Schnepp of Hockey's Future, It seemed as though Detroit's much lauded playoff streak would come to an end in 2013-14 until a mid-season influx of young talent bolstered the ranks and reinvigorated a floundering Detroit Red Wings team. Prospects such as Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco were initially called up to fill in for injured NHL players, but they performed...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey’s Future suggests that the Red Wings have the NHL’s 3rd-best pool of prospects

Hockey's Future paid the Red Wings quite the compliment today. HF has been revealing its rankings of each and every one of the NHL's 30 teams' prospect pools. Today, they revealed their list of the league's top 10 teams, and while they gave the Buffalo Sabres the top nod, the Wings didn't finish far behind: 3. (9) Detroit Red Wings Strengths: The Detroit...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Riley Sheahan Scores as Grand Rapids Griffins Move On in AHL Playoffs

In his second postseason game after rejoining the Grand Rapids Griffins, Riley Sheahan scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal in a 5-3, series-clinching win over the Abbotsford Heat. The Griffins’ lineup on Friday night featured nine players who spent at least one game up with the Red Wings during this past season, including Sheahan, Tomas Jurco and goaltender Petr...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Red Wings talk Game 4

Riley Sheahan, Darren Helm, Brendan Smith, Mike Babcock and Todd Bertuzzi talk ahead of Game 4 of the Red Wings' playoff series against the Boston Bruins.          
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings score late to secure 23rd straight postseason

The Detroit Red Wings qualified for their 23rd consecutive Stanley Cup Playoff appearance on Wednesday by forcing a shootout against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan tied the game with 1:15 remaining in the third period before Pittsburgh won 4-3 in a potential Stanley Cup Playoff Eastern Conference First Round preview. “It was a pretty good feeling...
Via Sports-Glory
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings make their point, clinch playoff spot for 23rd consecutive season

Fittingly the Red Wings made the playoffs Wednesday in dazzling, unexpected fashion. Riley Sheahan got credit for a goal with 1:15 left in regulation, tying the game 3-3 and earning the one point needed tosend the Red Wings into the playoffs for a 23rd consecutive season. Sheahan's shot from the corner, almost at the blue line, took a couple of hops on the ice and got past...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Riley Sheahan’s Late Goal Extends Detroit Red Wings’ Playoff Streak to 23

All the Detroit Red Wings needed to clinch a playoff spot Wednesday night was one point in Pittsburgh. Riley Sheahan ensured that they got just that, scoring with 1:15 left in the third period to tie up the Penguins at three. Despite carrying the play for a large chunk of the night, the Wings found themselves trailing late. Sheahan, Tomas Jurco and Tomas Tatar changed things on...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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