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2017 NHL Draft: Red Wings Pick Michael Rasmussen #9 Overall

2017 NHL Draft: Red Wings Pick Michael Rasmussen #9 Overall

June 23rd, 20171272 With the Ninth Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Detroit Red Wings Have Selected Michael Rasmussen From the Tri-City Americans in the WHL. About Michael Rasmussen Another player that was kind of ranked all over the map, the Detroit Red Wings took Michael Rasmussen with the ninth overall...
The Grind Line: Red Wings' Protected List Reaction

The Grind Line: Red Wings' Protected List Reaction

June 19th, 20172058 On Saturday, the Detroit Red Wings submitted their protected list for the Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft along with the other 29 NHL teams. These lists were made available to the public yesterday. Red Wings GM Ken Holland previously stated that he was going to protect seven forwards, three...

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Red Wings Offseason Wish List

The 2016-17 season was a disappointing one for the Detroit Red Wings and their entire fan base. Finishing with a record of 33-36-13, the team missed the playoffs for the first time since 1989-90, ending their consecutive postseason appearance streak at 25 seasons. Most fans could recognize the... May 30th, 2017

The Grind Line: Thoughts on Griffins’ Playoff Run

The Grand Rapids Griffins are heading to the Calder Cup finals for the second time in franchise history, and have a chance to capture their second Calder Cup in five seasons. They won their first championship back in 2013 against the same Syracuse Crunch they will begin to play against this... May 30th, 2017

Griffins Clinch Their Second Calder Cup Final Berth

The Grand Rapids Griffins barely gave their fans a chance to get settled into their seats before giving them a reason to stand up and cheer during Game 5 of the Calder Cup Western Conference final on Saturday at Van Andel Arena. Just 24 seconds into the game, Brian Lashoff ripped a slapshot from... May 28th, 2017

Worst Trades in Red Wings History

It’s going to be an offseason of change for the Detroit Red Wings. After a brutal, draft lottery-qualifying 2016-17 season, Ken Holland and the Red Wings will continue the rebuilding process through the draft, free agency, and trades. If you’re concerned about Holland’s ability to execute... May 16th, 2017

Red Wings, Vegas Expansion Draft Options

Next month’s Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft could present the Detroit Red Wings with an opportunity to improve their team, despite the guarantee they’ll be losing someone. In fact, most teams will be wheeling and dealing before the Golden Knights nab a player from each of their... May 15th, 2017

The Grind Line: Whom Should Red Wings Draft?

The Detroit Red Wings have their first top-10 pick since 1991, after landing the No. 9 pick in last month’s draft lottery. And while this year’s draft isn’t as heavy with talent as years past, it doesn’t mean there aren’t any quality players who can grow into top-end talent. The Red... May 9th, 2017