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Tweet of the Moment 2/12/16

Coach Roy was candid when discussing Friday’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings. WATCH: https://t.co/xKzUkIFugP — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) February 13, 2016 As always, Patrick Roy is a frank asshole. The Avs decided to tweet about it.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Varlamov, Avalanche edge Red Wings 3-2 in shootout

DETROIT (AP) Semyon Varlamov made 43 saves and Blake Comeau scored in both the third period and the shootout to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Matt Duchene also scored for the Avalanche, who won despite being outshot 45-21. Colorado has won nine of its last 12 road games. Jonathan Ericsson and Pavel Datsyuk scored for Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit hasn’t been Hockeytown for a while

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a statement today stating that “Chicago will be Hockeytown USA”. This is a self proclaimed title that was officially bestowed on Detroit by the Red Wings organization since 1999 when they trademarked the phrase even though it was used before that by the team. Since that name has been implemented the Detroit Red Wings the Detroit Red Wings have...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago mayor claims Chicago is 'Hockeytown,' Red Wings literally laugh

If the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings rivalry needed a bit more fire, they've certainly got some more after Chicago's recent press conference.During the NHL's announcement that the city of Chicago would host the 2017 NHL Draft, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated that Chicago will be "Hockey Town USA."That's an issue with the Detroit Red Wings, as the city of Detroit...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: February 12, 2016

Admittedly, we have a tough slate to choose from tonight. Seven games are on the schedule this Friday night, and only one matchup stands out as one with a definitive edge. In discussing the overview of the favorable matchups and stack possibilities as we usually do, today we will have to look a little deeper to find the players who are in the best spots to have a big night in fantasy...
Via The Fantasy Fix
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Red Wings Preview

Petr Mrazek isn't lacking confidence in his first full NHL season. The Detroit Red Wings have plenty of it building in their emerging goaltender. Mrazek should get a chance to continue his recent dominance as the Red Wings go for a fourth straight win Friday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Mrazek, who turns 24 on Sunday, is 10-2-1 with a 1.31 goals-against average, .951...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek needs more Vezina consideration

Braden Holtby grabs all the headlines because he's won 34 games, has lost just five games in regulation and he can realistically catch Martin Brodeur's single-season record of 48 wins as he leads the Washington Capitals to an absurd record. Corey Crawford is having a career-year as he powers his Chicago Blackhawks to the NHL's second-best record. Roberto Luongo is teaming up with...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Larkin laughs at himself in 'D-Boss' video

Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin has provided plenty of thrills on the ice during his rookie season, but a video he made over five years ago is creating headlines of its own.Through the magic of YouTube, a then-14-year-old Larkin drapes himself in the American flag and refers to himself as "D-Boss" while chatting with Evan Gizinski in his teammate's "dungeon" - I mean, the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings unveil commemorative patch for final season at the Joe

It’s hard to believe but next season will be the final one for the Red Wings playing at the Joe Louis Arena. With that in mind, the team released an image of the patch they’ll wear for the entirety of the 2016-17 season before officially moving into their new home off Woodward in 2017-18. Red Wings to wear Joe Louis Arena farewell patch next season (h/t @stubbeee): https:...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Larkin makes mention of the ‘Dungeon’ in Red Wings’ 3-1 win over Ottawa

The video of Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin shooting pucks in the ‘Dungeon’ was internet gold and probably something the young rookie won’t live down for quite a while. What makes it better though is Larkin making reference to the video in a highlight of Zetterberg zipping past Dion Phaneuf for the Red Wings’ second goal in a 3-1 win over Ottawa Wednesday night. . @DetroitRedWings...
Via The Majors Detroit
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Mike Ilitch sticks to his roots

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 14: Detroit Red Wings owners Mike and Marian Ilitch walk the red carpet prior to the 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall Of Fame on November 14, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Though the Red Wings’ under construction arena doesn’t yet have a new name, it DOES have a new trademarked nickname...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings top Senators 3-1 for third straight victory

DETROIT (AP) -- Danny DeKeyser and Henrik Zetterberg scored early in the first and third periods to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators and spoil Dion Phaneuf's debut with his new team with a 3-1 win Wednesday night. Petr Mrazek stopped 22 shots and his bid for a second straight shutout ended with 2:24 left when Zach Smith scored. Darren Helm restored Detroit's two...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Phaneuf loses in Senators debut 3-1 against Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) Danny DeKeyser and Henrik Zetterberg scored early in the first and third periods to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators and spoil Dion Phaneuf's debut with his new team with a 3-1 win Wednesday night. Petr Mrazek stopped 22 shots and his bid for a second straight shutout ended with 2:24 left when Zach Smith scored. Darren Helm restored Detroit's two...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The timeless greatness of Jaromir Jagr

At age 43, most professional athletes have enjoyed a few years of retirement. Once in a while, however, there is a guy who challenges Father Time and continues to dominate the sport well into his late thirties or even forties. In the NHL, that player is Jaromir Jagr. Even though Jagr has achieved remarkable success in the NHL, most young fans know him simply as the oldest player...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s an old video of Dylan Larkin draped in an American flag shooting pucks in his basement

So what did Red Wings rookie forward Dylan Larkin do while probably still living at home a few short years ago? How about make homemade videos of a friend and himself showcase their snipping skills in the basement. Well that’s what we have here in this recently unearthed video of Larkin, who goes by ‘D-Boss’ and his friend Evan ‘EG Slayer’ Gizinski as they get pumped hitting...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Abdelkader on Barkov hit: 'I don't think I'm a cheap player'

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader defended his hit that forced Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov from Monday's game at Joe Louis Arena.Abdelkader used his left shoulder to lower the boom on Barkov during the second period of Detroit's 3-0 victory. No penalty was called on the play, but Florida was in a frenzy as the 20-year-old Barkov missed the remainder of the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Red Wings Preview

The Ottawa Senators have played better defensively in the last two games and hope that continues with the acquisition of a veteran blueliner ahead of the trade deadline. Dion Phaneuf is expected to debut for the visiting Senators as they try for a third consecutive victory Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings. Though currently out of playoff position in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader defends ‘cheap shot’, Panthers pissed

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the target of the Florida Panthers’ ire this morning a day after he laid out Aleksander Barkov with an alleged ‘cheap shot’ in Detroit’s 3-0 win. The play itself happened almost midway through through the second period when Abdelkader applied the nasty open ice hit to Barkov who did have his head down as he was getting rid of the...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk scores twice as Red Wings blank Panthers 3-0

DETROIT (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.Mrazek has a career-high four shutouts this season.Detroit has won two straight home games for the first time in two months.The...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd as Red Wings blank Panthers 3-0

DETROIT (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.Mrazek has a career-high four shutouts this season.Detroit has won two straight home games for the first time in two months.The...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd, Red Wings beat Panthers 3-0

DETROIT (AP) Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night. Mrazek has a career-high four shutouts this season. Detroit has won two straight home games for the first time in two months. The Atlantic Division-leading...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nyquist 1st out of gate of Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders

He's an Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old with five victories in five career races. What's not to like about Nyquist? Nothing so far, and that's why the bay son of Uncle Mo opens at No. 1 on The Associated Press Top 10 list of Kentucky Derby contenders. And he's not even trained by Bob Baffert. Winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Nyquist is gearing up for his 3-year-old debut...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Detroit Red Wings game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 7:30 p.m. The Florida Panthers appear poised not to let their most recent setback completely derail another run of success.They can bounce back Monday night with a second victory in five days over the Detroit Red Wings, who will try to win back-to-back home games for the first time in almost two months.Florida (31-15-6) seemed headed for a sixth straight...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings try to build some momentum on home ice

The Florida Panthers appear poised not to let their most recent setback completely derail another run of success. They can bounce back Monday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 faceoff on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS) with a second victory in five days over the Detroit Red Wings, who will try to win back-to-back home games for the first time in almost two months. Florida (31-15-6) seemed headed...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tomas Tatar shows off sick stickhandling skills in “GoPro: NHL After Dark”

YouTube In episode one of GoPro: NHL After Dark 2016, Red Wings young gun Tomas Tatar showed off some silly stickhandling moves. You don’t have to have played hockey to admire this work. He credited his stupid good hands to his days playing street hockey growing up. And it’s quite obvious he landed his girlfriend, Lucia Slaninkova, because he can handle the rubber.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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