August 24th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings History, Top Stories 0 comments

By the time Las Vegas’ new NHL franchise selects a Detroit Red Wings player in the 2017 Expansion Draft, it will have been 17 years since the NHL last expanded. On June 23, 2000, Minnesota and Columbus drafted their teams, bringing the number of NHL franchises to 30. It will be interesting to see who the Red Wings protect in the upcoming...

August 24th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin will be returning to center in 2016-17 according to general manager Ken Holland. Larkin led the Red Wings with 23 goals during last season's rookie campaign while playing on the wing with captain Henrik Zetterberg. Despite his success on the wing, Larkin's preferred position is at center and Holland is...

August 23rd, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, World Cup 0 comments

The World Cup of Hockey is just one month away, and the eight-team tournament is sure to affect the Red Wings in a multitude of ways. The participating players — Justin Abdelkader, Niklas Kronwall, Dylan Larkin, Alexey Marchenko, Petr Mrazek, Frans Nielsen, Tomas Tatar, Thomas Vanek and Henrik Zetterberg — will compete against some of the...

August 23rd, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Detroit Red Wings forwards Dylan Larkin and Justin Abdelkader are best known for their talents on the ice, but on Thursday they took to the sky with members of the Breitling Jet Team. .@justinabss and @Dylanlarkin39 ride with the @BreitlingJets Team! ✈️https://t.co/MVbMj3CEWZ — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 22,...

August 22nd, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings History, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories 0 comments

When the Detroit Red Wings take the ice for the 2016-17 campaign, it will be their 90th season in the NHL. Since the Detroit Cougars joined the NHL in 1925, hundreds of hockey players have suited up for Detroit. In the weeks leading up to Detroit’s 2016-17 season opener, we’ll count down the franchise’s top 90 players. These players are...

August 16th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Editor's Choice, Free Agents, News, Top Stories 0 comments

It seems that the highly coveted free agent and Hobey Baker winner - Jimmy Vesey - may have already hinted at which direction he’s looking at when it comes to where he’ll be signing this offseason. With pitch meetings set with numerous teams, including the Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils...

August 15th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings History, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

When the Detroit Red Wings take the ice for the 2016-17 campaign, it will be their 90th season in the NHL. In 1925, the Detroit Cougars joined the NHL after most of the team was acquired from the folding Victoria Cougars of the now-defunct Pacific Coast Hockey League. Soon, they would become the Falcons and then, in 1932, the Red Wings. Over...

August 15th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Red Wings Transactions, Top Stories 0 comments

Since taking over duties as the Detroit Red Wings' general manager in 1997 following their Stanley Cup championship, Ken Holland has been the main voice guiding Red Wings' player personnel decisions. Along with a braintrust that includes former general manager Jim Devellano, former Red Wings players, and coach Jeff Blashill, Holland has...

August 11th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, News, World Cup 0 comments

He’s the captain of his NHL club and now the Detroit Red Wings leader - Henrik Zetterberg - will wear the ‘C’ for his native country Sweden at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. It won’t be the first time, however, that Zetterberg has captained the blue and yellow at an international tournament. He also led Sweden into the 2014 Sochi...

August 10th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Top 10 Lists, Top Stories, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Yesterday marked the 28th anniversary of the trade that sent icon Wayne Gretzky to Los Angeles and sent shockwaves around the hockey world. Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, was shipped to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, three first-round picks, and $15 million. Even more shocking was the fact...

August 9th, 2016 In Column, Editor's Choice, Red Wings Prospects 0 comments

The Detroit Red Wings brought in a number of new faces this summer via free agency, including Frans Nielsen, Tomas Vanek and Steve Ott. While those players will look to make an immediate impact in Detroit this season, there are also several budding NHL’ers within the organization to get excited about heading into the 2016-17 season. In a...

August 4th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Top Stories 0 comments

After an active July 1st, Ken Holland turned to his list of restricted free agents and subsequently signed each of them. Now, Holland’s job is to be a man of his word to Red Wings fans. With refreshingly new comments after another disappointing first-round exit, Holland spoke about finally upgrading the blue line; which has been mediocre...

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