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Red Wings overnight report: On Howard’s new lid, Weiss, Bertuzzi-Moore and an old cliche

Friday involved...Well let's just say that I wasn't the only blogger who noticed that the following Tweet regarding Jimmy Howard's mask, which had a handy little "Red Wings" copyright on the bottom right, was chopped and snipped by goalie-eqipment Tweeters to promote their own brands. So here's the Wings' Tweet... Continue reading "Red Wings overnight...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Howard’s New Mask Revealed for 2014-2015 Season

The Red Wings unveiled Jimmy Howard’s new mask for this coming season today, and man does it look slick. After his sub-par performance and injury-riddled season last year, Howard is looking to make a splash and a have bounce-back season. We can only hope the defense will also be up to the task. See below for the mask. With the prospect tournament and the start of pre-season approaching...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL News: Bertuzzi-Moore Case Pulled From Docket

The  Todd Bertuzzi and Steve Moore case has taken an interesting turn.#3104950 / gettyimages.comRick Westhead of TSN has the scoop,Lawyer for Todd Bertuzzi tells TSN the Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit removed today from the court docket.— rick westhead (@rwesthead) August 29, 2014 Westhead reported the two sides were still negotiating the terms of a confidentiality agreement a few...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: Cleary’s latest number, Tweets, pictures and a little ‘myth busting’

Amongst today's Red Wings-related news stories and tidbits: Expect Dan Cleary to don his third different number for #RedWings upcoming season. The veteran has ditched 71, flipping the digits to 17. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) August 29, 2014   Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: Cleary’s latest number, Tweets, pictures and a little ‘myth...
Via Kukla's Korner
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on the prospect tournament, prospects in general, Athanasiou & Tatar

Thursday was a busy day, and if you missed some of the "action": 1. Ilitch Holdings held what I'd guess you'd call a local contractor-recruitment seminar at the MotorCity Casino, and as Paul noted, Olympia Development's sticking with an actual-rink-opening date of Summer of 2017, though the Free Press's John Gallagher reports that any sort of actual "...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Announce Prospects Camp Roster

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today revealed their roster for the 2014 NHL Prospects Camp, which is slated to run from Friday, Sept. 12 to Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich. Highlighting this year’s roster are 11 players who helped the Red Wings win their first-ever tournament championship last September, including Anthony Mantha, the reigning CHL...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Danny DeKeyser Will Fly With The Blue Angels

DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser will ride along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels aerial demonstration team in an F/A-18 Hornet on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison, Mich. Continue reading "Danny DeKeyser Will Fly With The Blue Angels"
Via Kukla's Korner
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Alfredsson wants to return to Red Wings, but only if he can contribute

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said today that he’s still trying to work out a deal with restricted free agent Danny DeKeyser and said that a final decision on whether forward Daniel Alfredsson will play next season probably won’t be made until just before Sept. 18, when players report for camp. Some Red Wings have begun skating at Joe Louis Arena and other locations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: rink news, ‘state of the Wings’ talk and prospect(ish) news

This time of year is--if I may be honest--quite fun, because you never know where the "news" will take you on as we slowly wait for the NHL's preseason prospect tournaments to take shape (ONLY TWO WEEKS AAAAAAAAAAAAAA, oh, sorry, anxiety talking). On Wednesday, we had Pro Hockey Talk's Red Wings day, a "Captain's Skate," the Grand Rapids Griffins...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland Still Working On DeKeyser Contract And The Latest On Alfredsson

from George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said today that he’s still trying to work out a deal with restricted free agent Danny DeKeyser and said that a final decision on whether forward Daniel Alfredsson will play next season probably won’t be made until just before Sept. 18, when players report for camp. Some Red Wings...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: on the ‘captain’s skate,’ a District Detroit jobs summit, videos & Perani’s

From the Red Wings: The boys are back in town! Z leads the team as Captain's practices have officially begun at The Joe #RedWings pic.twitter.com/yKQWy9E9kY — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 27, 2014 DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose actually Tweeted these quips yesterday... Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: on the ‘captain’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Hockey Talk’s ‘It’s Red Wings Day single-post post

So today is NBC's Pro Hockey Talk's "Red Wings day," and the lovely gents have tended to post 5 to 8 articles on each team over the course of their August survey of the NHL's 30 teams, with the first "hitting the wires" around 8 AM, and the last one, involving this little vote, hitting at 11 PM: Who is the greatest @DetroitRedWings player...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: On Pulkkinen, Jurco and good and bad prospect news

Red Wings players are slowly but surely filtering back into town, and within a day or two, they'll be spotted skating informally in Troy as well as closer to the Joe, but for the present moment, Tomas Tatar's autograph-signing in Bratslava this Thursday's the closest thing we'll get to a "media availability" until the post-Labor Day practices begin. Until...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Expectations for the 2014-15 season

The countdown to the new NHL season has officially begun with training camps getting underway. The Detroit Red Wings take to Joe Louis Arena for the home opener against the Boston Bruins in 44 days. And, for the die-hard fans, just 27 days until the first preseason game takes place in Pittsburgh. Ken Holland didn’t have much success this offseason, but that didn’t stop him from...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom turns down coaching role with Red Wings for now

AP Image Nicklas Lidstrom is one of the greatest hockey players of all time   He spent his entire NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, a career that spanned 20 seasons.  Lidstrom retired after the 2011-12 season after having helped the team win four Stanley Cups. With a man of such legendary status, it’s understandable to think that his former team would want to bring him...
Via Around The Rink
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TSN’s Westhead: Bertuzzi-Moore settlement reached but not completely concluded

Pardon me for saying this, but this entry should be filed under, "Well, duh," per TSN's Rick Westhead and via RedWingsFeed: Lawyers for Todd Bertuzzi and Steve Moore are negotiating terms of a confidentiality agreement, a week after Bertuzzi's legal representative said the two sides reached a settlement. Since lawyer Geoff Adair confirmed a week ago to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom declines assistant coach job with Red Wings

Citing family reasons, Nicklas Lidstrom won't be joining the Detroit Red Wings' coaching staff anytime soon. Wings bench boss Mike Babcock reached out to the legendary defenceman in June, asking if he'd like to try his hand at coaching, but the offer was respectfully declined. "It's true that he called and asked if I was interested in taking one of the spots...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nick Lidstrom Turned Down Babcock

As many know, Mike Babcock’s assistant coaching staff moved on this summer. Tom Renney left the organization when he was hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. Shortly after, Detroit’s other assistant coach, Bill Peters, was hired as the new head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, after three seasons with the Red Wings, working primarily with Detroit’s...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Get Ready for the Upcoming Red Wings Season

The 2014-15 NHL season is just around the corner and here are some important dates that Red Wings fans can look forward to get ready for the upcoming season. [tps_title]NHL Prospect Tournament (September 12th- September 16th)[/tps_title] Anthony Mantha is Detroit’s most talked about prospect in years. (Bjorn Lindgren/AP) The annual prospect tournament in Traverse City is an event...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordin Tootoo remains unsigned

As players have been scooped up this offseason, one notable player to Predators fans remains unsigned: Jordin Tootoo. The Detroit Red Wings bought out his contract. Would Tootoo be a fit with the Predators? Probably not. They cut ties with him two summers ago, and do not seem like a team interested in his services. Plus, it wouldn't be a good fit for Tootoo. The Predators...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Kocur Foundation For Children 6th Annual Softball Game

Over the weekend the 6th Annual Softball game to benefit the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children took place north of Detroit, Mich. Celebrities including NHL, NFL and MLB alumni along with radio and television personalities including: Joe Kocur, Darren McCarty, Kirk Maltby, Kris Draper (yes all of the members of the grindlines), Eric Hipple, Dino Ciccarelli, WRIF’s Meltdown, and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom tells Expressen why he ‘turned down’ Babcock’s coaching offer

You may take this article from Expressen's Gunnar Nordstrom and Sebastian Mattson for what you will, and what follows is roughly-translated: Lidstrom on why he turned down Babcock Nicklas Lidstrom ahd a chance to return to the Detroit Red Wings as a coach--but he declined. Now the 44-year-old reveals why he turned down the dream job. "We're doing well...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmons doesn’t buy Bertuzzi-Moore settlement

The Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons has been one of the most vocal advocates for Steve Moore, so he kicks off his Sunday notebook with an expected statement: Five days after the settlement was apparently reached in the case against Todd Bertuzzi, there is nothing but silence from Steve Moore and Tim Danson. They have not announced a settlement. They have not issued a statement...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magazine ranks Blackhawks as best logo in NHL

“The Hockey News” magazine has run an offseason ranking of the best logos in the NHL. There were a few surprises, chief among them being the Arizona Coyotes ranking No. 2 on the list. The Coyotes have used their current logo and color scheme since the 2003-04 season. It’s an OK, but not great logo. In fact, some people like their original Coyote logo (1996-97 through 2002-03...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Datsyuk is Fun to Watch, Even on Twitter

Pavel Datsyuk as we all know has some of the best hands in the league. He is constantly doing things on the ice that leave opponents astonished.  Paul Bissonnette on the other hand is the complete opposite. He is a fourth line grinder who is also good with hands when it pertains to dropping the gloves. It’s official, Pavel Datsyuk can do anything, even troll with the best of...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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