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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Teams That Can Make A Splash In The Playoffs

from Scott Burnside of ESPN, Columbus Blue Jackets When you're making just your second playoff appearance in franchise history, "dark horse" is a label that applies. If they are somehow able to take down the Metropolitan Division-winning Pittsburgh Penguins, we'll upgrade them to Cinderella status. Could it happen? When you have the defending Vezina Trophy...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings close regular season with shutout win over Blues

Well, that was an impressive way for the Red Wings to end the regular season. Facing a quality opponent in need of a victory, the Red Wings were able to rest several key players, yet had enough on hand to defeat the slumping St. Louis Blues 3-0. The victory gave the Red Wings a 39-28-15 record, with 93 points, to end the regular season. Now the truly important stuff begins. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Razzball Hockey
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings Will Depend On Their Youth

from Chuck Pleiness of Red Wings Front, Five of Detroit’s 12 forwards – Gustav Nyquist, Riley Sheahan, Luke Glendenning, Landon Ferraro and Temmu Pulkkinen – all began the season with the Griffins. Tomas Tatar played there most of last year and Cory Emmerton spent most of the season there after being waived by the Wings at the start of this season. “Glendening...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit 2, Edmonton 1 (SO): Red Wings sloppy but managed to beat Oilers

The Red Wings needed this game to balance their post-Olympics math, to avoid having to cram even harder. They managed to pass Friday night at Joe Louis Arena with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Edmonton Oilers, though it was hardly a textbook performance of how to play well this time of year. “I felt like whole game was sloppy,” Tomas Tatar said after scoring in the shoot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Finally Get 2 Crucial Points, 2-1 Over EDM

The Detroit Red Wings come up with a huge 2 points against the Edmonton Oilers, winning 2-1 in a shootout. For Edmonton being the 2nd worst defensive team in the league, this game was quite a defensive battle. The lone goal in the first period would be scored by Riley Sheahan at 13:53, when Tomas Tatar took the puck behind Viktor Fasth’s net, and put a quick feed out in front to...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ School Assembly Program to send Glendening, Sheahan to Livonia on Wed

Given that the Red Wings are playing 3 games over the next 4 nights, they probably won't practice on Wednesday--or they'll hold an optional skate--and two players will be put to good charitable use tomorrow afternoon. From the Wings' PR department: RED WINGS FORWARDS LUKE GLENDENING AND RILEY SHEAHAN TO VISIT ROSEDALE ELEMENTARY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ... Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 04, 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

Detroit Red Wings Topple Over Senators in 6-1 Victory

Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators Red Wings 6 Senators 1FINAL     The Detroit Red Wings take the second of back-to-back nights, as they topple the Ottawa Senators 6-1, splitting the season series 2-2. It was a massively successful first period for the Red Wings tonight. They opened the scoring roughly halfway through the period...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Franzen, Wings put on a show in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Riley Sheahan Goal Gets the Detroit Red Wings Started in Ottawa

Even if the Detroit Red Wings return to full health, which appears for now as if it will happen approximately never, taking Riley Sheahan out of the lineup may be impossible. Sheahan continued his strong play with an early goal Thursday night against the Ottawa Senators, his fourth of the season and 12th point in just 20 games. This one was a bit of a gift. Senators defenseman Cody...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall Jurco, Sheahan, Fournier for this weekend’s practices

This set of players recalled by the Red Wings will take part in today and tomorrow's Wings practices, which DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose confirms will take place at Grosse Pointe Woods' University of Ligett School. We'll have to wait to find out whether Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco remain with the Wings post-Olympic break, but I think it's pretty safe to...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: practice personnel shuffles to continue; Sweden-Finland discussion, etc.

Thursday was a very busy day in terms of Red Wings news. We received some new information about Henrik Zetterberg's injury; after practice, we found out that there's another injured Wing (Jakub Kindl), that Stephen Weiss will head down to Grand Rapids for a one "conditioning stint" game, that Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco will practice with the Wings on Saturday...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings assign 4 players to Grand Rapids of AHL

The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forwards Cory Emmerton, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen, and defenseman Adam Almquist to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The Red Wings, who made the moves on Thursday, return from the NHL's Olympic break with a game at Montreal on Wednesday. Emmerton has appeared in 11 games for Detroit, notching two assists. Sheahan has three goals...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings associate coach Tom Renney wouldn’t mind seeing the Olympics become a young NHLers’ game

Via RedWingsFeed, today's been a busy day in terms of Red Wings practice news and updates regarding Jakub Kindl (had a sprained MCL), Stephen Weiss (going to Grand Rapids for one game) and both Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco (appear on track to start the post-Olympic-break schedule with the Wings), but Red Wings associate coach Tom Renney's comments to CBS Detroit's Ashley...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Weiss headed to Grand Rapids; Jurco, Sheahan to stay up

I'd usually stick this in today's practice post, but this is significant news in itself: Stephen Weiss will play a game with the Grand Rapids Griffins on Sunday against Milwaukee. A conditioning trip. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) February 20, 2014 Here's Pleiness's article about Weiss--who will be accompanied to Grand Rapids by Teemu Pulkkinen...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings make some…unusual…recalls: Emmerton, Sheahan, Pulkkinen, Almquist

This is interesting, per the Red Wings' PR department. The Grand Rapids Griffins are holding a tripleheader this weekend and the Red Wings resume practicing at Joe Louis Arena today at 2 PM, and they'll resume their NHL season with games in Montreal on the 26th and in Ottawa on the 27th. Will some of these warm bodies be with them, or is this just maximizing-LTIR-spending...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallner: Luke Glendening remains Red Wings property until the Olympic roster freeze ends

Just prior to the NHL's roster freeze, the Red Wings demoted Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco (who will likely return to Detroit from the Olympics on that same NHL charter that Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk will be taking tomorrow) to the Grand Rapids Griffins to ensure that the pair would get some playing time in during the Olympic break, and the team preemptively recalled...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect news: Griffins, Walleye lose: Mantha inches closer to century mark

Amongst this morning's Red Wings-related prospect news: The Grand Rapids Griffins have been engaged in a little character-building of late, which is the charitable way of stating that the team's had its ups and downs since the new year. The return of Riley Sheahan was supposed to bolster the roster a bit, but on Friday, Grand Rapids dropped its first post-AHL-All-Star...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: on Sheahan, Tatar, Russian pressure, McCarty’s tales and Sweden’s Z-less win

The Red Wings were engaging in salary cap calculus when everyone was healthy early in the 2013-2014 season, and given that the Long-Term Injured Reserve exemption can only be used if players spend both 10 games and 24 days off the roster, I have no idea how the Wings can accommodate all three of Tomas Jurco, Riley Sheahan or Luke Glendening on the 23-man roster or under the cap ceiling...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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