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Is Logan Couture’s Fine Too Lenient?

On Friday, San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture was fined $5,000 for his slew-foot of Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith. Here’s the play in case you missed it. Couture […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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X-Man Next Generation – The Rise of Xavier Ouellet

Just before the start of the season, the Detroit Red Wings made their final roster move – demoting defenseman Xavier Ouellet to the Grand Rapids Griffins. When asked about the […]

Milan Lucic and David Krejci as linemates? Reilly Smith owners will definitely take that line assignment this late in the season. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A With Boston Bruins’ Reilly Smith Part One

After being traded to the Boston Bruins before the 2013-2014 season, Reilly Smith has blossomed into a solid top six forward. Playing with Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron last season, […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins
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The Key to Sustained Success for the Red Wings’ Powerplay

Over the past six games, the Detroit Red Wings finally got their powerplay going, scoring seven goals in their past 25 chances (28.0%) and have seen their overall powerplay% (PP%) […]

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The 2014-2015 Detroit Red Wings’ X-Factor – Brendan Smith

Training camp is just over a month away and the anticipation is building. The Detroit Red Wings’ roster is largely set, aside from Daniel Alfredsson’s decision and the re-signing of […]

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Why There Is Still Hope For Brendan Smith

For the last three years of Nicklas Lidstrom’s illustrious career, Detroit Red Wings’ fans heard that the next big thing was coming. They heard the praises being sung about the […]

by · April 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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Red Wings’ Smith Continues To Gamble

  From a Gamblers Anonymous forum: “If and when I ever get to the utopian state of truly feeling that, whatever the results, whatever the misfortunes or good fortunes that […]

by · September 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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Five Red Wings To Watch Heading Into NHL Training Camp

The NHL is set to open training camps in just over a week. With the summer spending spree all but over, teams must now evaluate their latest transactions, as well […]

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Fantasy Hockey: All Purpose Sleeper Pick-Ups

With the fantasy hockey season approaching, returning managers are undoubtedly starting to prepare for drafts in their respective leagues. Whether one is playing in a Yahoo!, CBS, ESPN, or daily […]

by · August 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Fantasy
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Red Wings: Brendan Smith Disappoints in Rookie Season

In his first full-season… well more like half-season thanks to the lockout… Brendan Smith was one of the Detroit Red Wings worst skaters. Smith went 0-8-8 in 34 games this […]

by · May 30, 2013 · 3 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Mikael Samuelsson: Wasted Season Equals Wasted Salary For Detroit

When Red Wings general manager, Ken Holland signed Mikael Samuelsson to a 2-year, $6 million contract on July 1st, 2012, he thought he was signing the Swedish, right-winger that helped […]

by · May 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Youth Movement Driving Red Wings Forward In The Motor City

The Detroit Red Wings have always been a franchise known for their veteran, experienced-saavy players. The historic, Original Six franchise seems to be synonymous with names like Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel […]

by · May 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings