Filppula is the latest veteran Detroit has passed through waivers. The 36-year-old forward has registered just five points in 20 games and is nearing the end of what has actually been quite a successful career.
One of the more touted Swedes in the Red Wing’s prospect pipeline is Jonatan Berggren. Berggren was an early second round pick in the 2018 Draft, and some experts at the time had Berggren as a first round talent.
The Detroit Red Wings missed their injured players dearly in this blowout loss in Columbus. The top line was without two of it’s starters, as Tyler Bertuzzi and Dylan Larkin continue to recover from injuries.
Any hopes of the Detroit Red Wings moving that win streak to three were dashed after the mid way point of the third period. Detroit peppered Chicago all night with shots, but could only muster a couple goals, falling to the Blackhawks 7-2.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS 4 at Chicago Wolves 8 [From the Griffins] Use this link to view this message in a web browser. GRIFFINS’ WINNING STREAK SNAPPED AT CHICAGO GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS 4 at Chicago Wolves 8 Feb.
It seems like so long ago, but there was a time when the Detroit Red Wings and its fanbase were very excited about Evgeny Svechnikov. He was a goofy Russian forward that had skill, a contagious smile and a love for chocolate milk and cookies.
Despite the fact the Detroit Red Wings are team undergoing a rebuild and despite the fact Bobby Ryan likely doesn’t have a lot of years left to play in the NHL, he’s not eager to be moved by a struggling team he signed a low-cost, one-year deal with.
Some may have scratched their heads when GM Steve Yzerman acquired aging veteran Marc Staal in a trade or signing Bobby Ryan to a one year deal. However, Yzerman is going to have a field day at this trade deadline and acquire assets to expedite his rebuilding plans.
The Detroit Red Wings will be a team to watch heading into this season’s NHL Trade Deadline says TSN’s Frank Seravalli. Agreeing that the organization is a guaranteed seller this year, Seravalli notes teams are beginning to inquire about three players: Bobby Ryan, Luke Glendening and Marc Staal.
A couple years into his tenure as general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, Steve Yzerman hasn’t doled out nearly as many no-trade clauses (NTCs) as his predecessor, Ken Holland, who was the king of NTCs.