Red Wings' Sheahan wants to step up in Datsyuk's absence

Pavel Datsyuk is expected to be out until late October/November, leaving a large gap at center.Newly acquired forward Brad Richards will be expected to help out quite a bit in that department, but Riley Sheahan doesn't want you to forget about him."Obviously, we want Pav back as quick as we can," Sheahan said to Ansar Khan at "You don't like seeing guys get injured, but...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings set to name Jeff Blashill new head coach

What seemed like a formality has finally come to fruition as the Detroit Red Wings have reportedly hired former Grand Rapids Griffins head coach Jeff Blashill to be their next head coach. It’s not official yet, and terms of the proposed deal haven’t been announced. Wings' announcement of Jeff Blashill hiring expected next week. Story: — Ansar Khan (...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Fall 4-0 In Game 5 Against Wings

  The Lightning’s thrilling overtime rally tied the series and set the stage for a pivotal game 5 at Amalie Arena this evening. Unfortunately the Bolts were unable to recapture that magic on home ice.  Petr Mrazek remained a thorn in their sides and stopped all 28 shots he saw. The Red Wings continued to flummox the Lightning in the neutral zone and on zone entries.  The Lightning...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mrazek shuts out Lighting for second time this season, Wings take 2-1 series lead

For the second time this season, Petr Mrazek shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 3-0 win Tuesday night to put the Detroit back up 2 games to 1 in the best of seven series. The shutout was Mrazek’s first in the playoffs as he turned away 22 shots just two days after getting pulled Saturday in a 5-1 loss. Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for the Wings while...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings roll to victory, hand Oilers their fifth straight loss

  Riley Sheahan scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Jimmy Howard made 36 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a two-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Niklas Kronwall, Teemu Pulkkinen, Justin Abdelkader and Pavel Datsyuk added goals to help Detroit send the Oilers to their fifth straight loss. Rob Klinkhammer and Nail Yakupov scored...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheahan scores go-ahead goal, lifts Red Wings over Oilers

DETROIT (AP) -- Riley Sheahan scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Jimmy Howard made 36 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a two-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Niklas Kronwall, Teemu Pulkkinen, Justin Abdelkader and Pavel Datsyuk added goals to help Detroit send the Oilers to their fifth straight loss. Rob Klinkhammer and Nail...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The emergence of Riley Sheahan, trade bait?

After witnessing Gustav Nyquist and Tomas Tatar make the seamless transitions from the AHL to the NHL recently, I think it’s safe to say we can now firmly include Riley Sheahan in that group. Sheahan was placed in high regard in the Detroit Red Wings organization after being drafted 21st overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. However, his stock quickly dropped following a sluggish...
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Special teams key for Wings during winning streak

DETROIT -- It seems like forever ago that the Red Wings were stuck on one power-play goal and ranked among the worst in the league with the man-advantage. But after a strong November, the Wings are now sixth on the power play, hitting at a 22.7 percent clip. "I think the biggest thing is we just understand it," Riley Sheahan said. "We have a little bit of chemistry out there now...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Weiss scores two goals in 4-3 Red Wings win over Ottawa

Stephen Weiss made a strong return to the Detroit lineup tonight scoring two goals as the Red Wings defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 tonight from the Joe Louis Arena. Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan also tallied goals for Detroit as Jimmy Howard made 23 saves giving the Wings three wins in their last four games. Ottawa managed to strike first on the power play as Kyle Turris put...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
October 09, 2014  |  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...
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October 04, 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...
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August 22, 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

NHL Free Agent and Trades Tracker

Hello! Welcome to our rolling list of recently sign, re-sign and traded players! I won't post times but you can bet these are in chronological order, the top being the first, and the bottom being the most recent. Please keep this page reloaded as we bring the latest happenings to you!Tuesday, July 1stFirst, here's my recap of what transpired prior to today's frenzy. Jason Spezza...
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July 01, 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

Free Agency Tracker (7/1/14)

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile you know how I like to cover the opening of free agency. Similar to the trade deadline, I will have one long post that will be updated throughout the day on every signing as well as any breaking Rangers news. I also ask if you see something that I haven’t posted, please give me a heads-up in the comments section which I will be monitoring...
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July 01, 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-Bruins preview

DETROIT -- On paper, the Boston Bruins should easily dispatch the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins had a 54-19-9 record, winning the Presidents' Trophy with 117 points. The Wings had a 39-28-15 record (93 points), earning the second wild card in the Eastern Conference. The Bruins scored 261 goals. Only the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes edge Red Wings 2-1

DETROIT (AP) -- Cam Ward had 28 saves, and the Carolina Hurricanes ended a quarter-century of regular-season futility in Detroit, beating the Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night. The Hurricanes hadn't won a regular-season game at Detroit since Nov. 14, 1989, when they were still the Hartford Whalers. They did win Game 1 of the 2002 Stanley Cup finals at Detroit, but that was their only...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 11, 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...
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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

Nyquist Isn’t The Only Newly Valuable Option In Motown; Tomas Tatar, Sheahan Worth Adding

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the few teams so well built that they can sustain a playoff run despite missing four of their top players, two of which are point-per-game guys or better. How, you might wonder, is this feat possible? That'd be solid drafting, a commitment to player development and a fantastic scouting department, all of which Wings GM Ken Holland has in spades. The...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Franzen's hat trick leads Red Wings past Senators

Johan Franzen scored three goals and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Ottawa Senators 6-1 on Thursday night. Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco and Tomas Tatar also scored, and Jonas Gustavsson stopped 37 shots for the Red Wings (28-20-12), who have a five-point lead over the Senators (26-23-11) for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. Bobby Ryan scored the lone goal for...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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