Remembering Lokomotiv

On September 7th, 2011, a plane carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl's team crashed on takeoff, killing 44 people, including former Red Wings player Ruslan Salei, Wings prospect Stefan Liv and assistant coach Brad McCrimmon (who played for the Wings, was Nicklas Lidstrom's defensive partner during his tenure in Detroit and served as Vladimir Konstantinov's first roommate). ...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson excited to be a dad, will miss 2-3 weeks with shoulder subluxation

It was quite the long weekend for Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson. He felt the pain of a shoulder subluxation and the joys of fatherhood. Ericsson is out two-to-three weeks due to the injury sustained during the third period of Saturday’s 5-2 loss in Phoenix. It will give him more time to spend with his newborn daughter Liv. Ericsson’s fiancé gave birth Monday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL: Another Tragedy Strikes Detroit Red Wings’ Extended Family

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Tuesday evening, Detroit’s seventh round selection from the 2007 NHL Entry Draft Bryan Rufenach was electrocuted. This tragedy comes approximately nine months after the Red Wings’ extended family lost former player and assistant coach Brad McCrimmon, former defenseman Ruslan Salei, and former draft pick and prospect Stefan Liv in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings entertain a very special visitor at Thursday’s ractice

The Detroit Red Wings will be reminded of their departed friends in Philadelphia next Tuesday, when Mark Howe’s #2 is retired, because Brad McCrimmon’s family will also be in attendance and will be recognized by the Flyers, and today, the Wings’ press corps reports that the family of another one of the Wings’ friends in Stefan Liv’s wife and two young sons. Jonathan Ericsson...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Liv's family visits Red Wings practice

DETROIT -- There were more than a few heavy hearts at Thursdays Red Wings practice. A 5-year-old boy, Herman Liv, came to visit the Wings. Herman is the son of Anna and Stefan Liv, a former Red Wings goaltending prospect who died last September in an airplane crashed in Russia. He was just 30. Former Wings Brad McCrimmon and Ruslan Salei also died in the crash that wiped out the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings enjoy having Herman Liv, son of Stefan Liv, visit

Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson, who is recovering from an injury, was trailed around at practice today by an adorable little visitor: Five-year-old Herman Liv.
Via Lions Blog
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Puck Previews: Halak returns to Montreal; David Aesbischer’s Jets mask

Back by popular demand, here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished. David Aebischer may be with the Winnipeg Jets' AHL affiliate, but his mask is inspired by the big club, as well as Canadian history. From In Goal Magazine...
Via Puck Daddy
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Probe: Pilot error caused crash that killed hockey team

Moscow A Russian jet crash that killed 44 people, including an entire professional ice hockey team, was caused by pilot error, investigators said Wednesday, putting the blame on poor training and safety standards. The Interstate Aviation Committee said the Sept. 7 crash of the Yak-42 plane near the city of Yaroslavl in central Russia occurred because one of the pilots accidentally...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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