Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Over the next few weeks leading up to the draft, I’ll be taking an in depth look at the prospects who should still be available at 4th overall for the Red Wings to select this year.
What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Four more teams eliminated give the Red Wings things to consider Following a fairly entertaining, yet somewhat noncompetitive first round that didn’t see any of the eight series go to 7 games, the second round delivered.
Throughout the history of the Detroit Red Wings franchise, countless legends and hockey icons have donned the winged wheel. Those stars have gone on to set some impressive franchise records while playing for the Detroit Cougars, Falcons, and Red Wings.
Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Over the next few weeks leading up to the draft I’ll be taking an in depth look at the prospects who should still be available at 4th overall for the Red Wings to select this year.
The Colorado Avalanche. The Chicago Blackhawks. The Toronto Maple Leafs. Even the Pittsburgh Penguins. What do these teams have in common? At one point or another, they were considered rivals of the Detroit Red Wings.
Ken Holland, like most veteran General Managers in sports, trusts veteran players. Throughout his career running the Detroit Red Wings, Holland routinely signed veteran free agents and acquired veterans via trade.