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Notes: Wings likely to get Datsyuk, Smith back this week

DETROIT -- There's a good chance the Red Wings will get two players back this week. Both Pavel Datsyuk (groin) and Brendan Smith (hand infection) practiced with the team Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. Datsyuk has missed the last four games and six of the last eight. "I feel good," Datsyuk said. "We'll see (Wednesday) morning. I'm happy to skate full practice with team." There is some...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Red Wings Preview

If anything positive has come out of a poor stretch of road games for the Philadelphia Flyers, it might be the strong goaltending that was often absent in the early portion of their schedule. Among the worst teams in the league away from home, Philadelphia will try to snap a five-game road skid Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings. After Monday's 1-0 shootout loss to the...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Weiss scores twice, leads Red Wings over Senators

  Welcome back, Stephen Weiss. Playing his second game this season after missing much of it with injuries, Weiss had a pair of rebound goals late in Detroit's three-goal second period to lift the Red Wings over the Ottawa Senators 4-3 Monday night. Weiss scored just two goals last season before hernia surgery sidelined him and he matched that total after returning from a rehab stint...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weiss returns, scores twice as Wings edge Senators

DETROIT (AP) -- Stephen Weiss scored twice during Detroit's three-goal second period to help the Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Playing his second game this season after missing much of it with injuries, Weiss had a pair of rebound goals late in the second to lift Detroit to its third victory in four games. Riley Sheahan gave the Red Wings the lead for...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weiss scores 2 goals, Red Wings beat Senators 4-3

DETROIT (AP) Stephen Weiss scored twice during Detroit's three-goal second period to help the Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Playing his second game this season after missing much of it with injuries, Weiss had a pair of rebound goals late in the second to lift Detroit to its third victory in four games. Riley Sheahan gave the Red Wings the lead for good...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weiss returns, scores twice as Wings edge Senators

DETROIT (AP) -- Stephen Weiss scored twice during Detroit's three-goal second period to help the Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Playing his second game this season after missing much of it with injuries, Weiss had a pair of rebound goals late in the second to lift Detroit to its third victory in four games. Riley Sheahan gave the Red Wings the lead for good...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Quarter Mark of the 2014-15 Season

Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his first-period goal with his teammates in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 18, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images) By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings enter Monday night’s home game against the Ottawa Senators with the fifth best record in...
Via The Hockey Guys
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weiss, Kindl in for Red Wings tonight

DETROIT -- The Red Wings will have a slightly different look when they take on the Ottawa Senators tonight (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit) at Joe Louis Arena. Stephen Weiss, fresh off scoring two goals in two games with the Grand Rapids (AHL) Griffins, will return to the lineup and play on a line with center Darren Helm and Tomas Jurco. "Good for him," Wings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Weiss finally ready to produce for Red Wings?

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. -- All Stephen Weiss wants now is a chance. Weiss, 31, spent two games with the Grand Rapids (AHL) Griffins for a conditioning stint and scored in both games against the Lake Erie Monsters. In his first game, on the road in Cleveland, Weiss scored just 19 seconds into the game. In his second game, at home in Grand Rapids, Weiss scored on the power play in the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Red Wings Preview

Poor third-period play plagued the Ottawa Senators and Detroit Red Wings in their most recent games. It appears to be part of a larger trend for Ottawa, however. The Senators look to put together a more complete effort when they visit Detroit on Monday night. Ottawa (9-6-4) won 3-1 at home over Detroit on Nov. 4 and knocked off Minnesota two days later before dropping five of seven...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Tatar shines in Datsyuk’s absence

The Detroit Red Wings (10-5-5) are a period away from being a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 regular season. Time goes by so fast. This week started out strong with a 5-0 shutout of the Columbus Blue Jackets and a come from behind 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. But, it quickly took a turn for the worst as the Toronto Maple Leafs took pleasure in putting them back into...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard shuts out the Blue Jackets In Red Wings Win

The Blue Jackets were starting to turn their season around with back to back wins last weekend. They entered Tuesdays contest against the Red Wings will all the confidence they could win their third in a row. The Red Wings have been playing up and down hockey, they lost their previous game to the Canadiens and were looking to get a win on the road. It was an even match up until the...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fans ranked 14th in NHL by The Hockey News

            The Hockey News ranks the Detroit Red Wings fans at 14th in the NHL. The Red Wings also rank 14th in attendance behind the Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings.  The Hockey News says Red Wings fans deserve their ranking for low attendance during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons despite the team playing well. The Red Wings rank seventh in Twitter...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs remember to salute fans after beating Red Wings (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs have won two games in a row thanks to their 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night following a victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. And this time the players didn't forget the fans by making sure to take part in their post-game salute by raising their sticks to the Leaf faithful before skating off to the locker room. It seems the team...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #18: CBJ vs. DET (11/18/14)

Gifs from the really strange loss against Detroit in which the CBJ played their best game in a while and managed to lose 5-0. Full album here. First Period 0-1 DET: DET: (10:17) Tomas Tatar (6) ASST: Jonathan Ericsson (3), Brendan Smith (3) Second Period 0-2 DET: DET: (1:44) PPG – Gustav Nyquist (9) ASST: Justin Abdelkader (7), Johan Franzen (7) Third Period 0-3 DET: DET...
Via BS Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Modano most proud of '99 Cup, growing game in Dallas

DALLAS -- By nature, Mike Modano isn't one to pound his chest and let the world know about all that he accomplished during his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Stars and one final year with the Detroit Red Wings. But Modano, the Stars and Dallas sports icon who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame earlier this week, does take pride in two things about his incomparable run...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Daniel Alfredsson ready to hang up his skates?

The Red Wings welcome the Ottawa Senators Monday night, but an upcoming announcement might overshadow the game. TSN's Darren Dreger is reporting that Daniel Alfredsson, who spent the first 17 years of his NHL career with the Senators, plans to retire. The Wings had left the door open for Alfredsson to return if he could overcome the back injury that cost him time last season and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfredsson to Announce Retirement on Monday?

The uncertainty over Daniel Alfredsson’s playing status has dogged him since training camp when he experienced a setback that kept him off the ice. Without a contract in place, Alfredsson and the Red Wings agreed that it would be in both parties’ best interests if Alfredsson continued to rest and recuperate. Having already missed chunks of 2013-14 season to the same injury, the...
Via The 6th Sens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Rumors: Alfredsson not returning

It looks like Daniel Alfredsson will call it a career, as reports suggest he won't return  to the Red Wings.#485534429 / gettyimages.comDarren Dreger of TSN is reporting that Alfredsson's back issues haven't subsided, and he won't return to play this season. The Red Wings are aware of the situation even though they haven't heard from Alfredsson directly.Alfredsson...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson won’t play this season

The Daniel Alfredsson comeback may be over before it ever really started. A report from TSN states that word is leaking out that Alfredsson will not be able to play this year. The report states that while the Detroit Red Wings haven’t officially heard about Alfredsson’s status or decision, they have heard that his comeback attempt is over. Via TSN: Sources tell The Dreger Report...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Alfredsson won’t play this season

The Daniel Alfredsson comeback may be over before it ever really started. A report from TSN states that word is leaking out that Alfredsson will not be able to play this year. The report states that while the Detroit Red Wings haven’t officially heard about Alfredsson’s status or decision, they have heard that his comeback attempt is over. Via TSN: Sources tell The Dreger Report...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Maple Leafs Preview

An ugly losing streak is in the past, but the Toronto Maple Leafs won't breathe easy for too long. They'll look to build on a much-needed victory while trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat to the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Coming off an embarrassing 9-2 home loss to Nashville two nights earlier, Toronto (10-8-2) managed to momentarily right the ship...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordie Howe’s Health Slightly Improving, Legend Still Can’t Walk Or Talk

Hockey legend Gordie Howe’s health remains in poor condition after he suffered a stroke in late October, but he has shown some slight improvements. Though he still can’t walk or talk, the Howe family said they were able to get the Detroit Red Wings icon to sit in a living room chair for two consecutive days, according to the Detroit Free Press. “A lot of work to do, but at...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Remember The Name Anthony Mantha, You’ll Thank Me Later

Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland is a pretty solid GM as far as GMs go. He always manages to pluck these unknown Swedes out of, well, Sweden and the Wings system turns them into legitimate players in fairly short order. This time he set his sights on a gifted Canadian winger out of Longueuil, Quebec by the name of Anthony Mantha and you'd do well to track his progress in...
Via Razzball Hockey
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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