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Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

3 Possible Trade Destinations for Stephen Weiss

Last week, I took a look at what options the Red Wings had with Stephen Weiss, and the general consensus was to give Weiss a chance to play his way […]


NHL Realignment Two Years Later

It has been two years since the NHL adjusted its conferences to two divisions apiece, and shifted two teams to the Eastern Conference and one to the Western Conference. In […]

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Dealing Diamonds: Draisaitl to Detroit for Anthony Mantha?

The Edmonton Oilers have an exceptionally hectic off-season ahead of them, of this there is no doubt. A perennial pretender, the Oilers, led by new General Manager Peter Chiarelli and […]

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3 Defencemen for the Red Wings to Target

As much as the Detroit Red Wings are looking to develop their younger talent, there are some holes in their lineup as seen by their second straight first round exit […]

Gordie Howe vs Johnny Bower

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Howe Not Hanging Them Up

He is 37 years old and has played in the National Hockey League for 19 seasons. He is arguably the greatest player of all time, or at least front and centre […]

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The Red Wings’ Homegrown Philosophy

It’s no secret that the Detroit Red Wings are one of the most patient organizations when it comes to developing their young players. With veteran names including Pavel Datsyuk and […]

by · June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Red Wings Draft Recap: 2008

2008 was a great year for the Detroit Red Wings. They won the Presidents’ Trophy as the league’s top team (54 wins and 115 points), and the team seemed to […]

by · June 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
After hitting double-digit concussions, it's time for Franzen to retire. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

It’s Time for These Players to Retire

The life of a professional hockey player, or athlete in general, can be summed up perfectly with the phrase, “it’s a double-edged sword”. On one end, a player gets to […]

After hitting double-digit concussions, it's time for Franzen to retire. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

“Muling” Over Johan Franzen’s Future

Johan Franzen is one of the more polarizing members of the Detroit Red Wings. When the Mule kicks, he kicks hard. When he doesn’t kick, well.… The reality is that […]

by · May 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Top Class Scouting Keeping Detroit Alive

The Detroit Red Wings have been known as one of the best organizations when it comes to scouting for years now. We all know the famous late picks they had […]

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Tyler Bertuzzi Climbing the Red Wings Depth Chart

  Dylan Larkin has been the talk of Hockeytown since joining Detroit’s AHL affiliate the Grand Rapids Griffins just nine days ago. Larkin immediately joined the Griffins after signing a […]

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50 Years Ago in Hockey: Wings in 7-Player Swap With Bruins

Detroit Red Wings general manager-coach Sid Abel wasn’t kidding when he said he would be actively looking to make changes to his first-place club during the off-season.  After negotiating an […]