Post Tagged with: "Nicklas Lidstrom"

Ivan Provorov amongst the top defenseman available for the 2015 NHL entry draft. (Photo: Dan and Margaret Hickling)

Ivan Provorov a Russian Factor in the 2015 NHL Draft

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) NHL Draft War Room: Ivan Provorov Ranked #12 – March 2015 War Room Rankings Hashtag: #MrNHLReady Team: #9, Brandon, WHL Position: Defense Shoots: Left […]

Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

With a 6’3”, 213 lb. frame, 24-year-old defenseman Luke Witkowski fits exactly the requirements that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been building their team the past few seasons — big […]

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Arizona Renews Rivalry With Detroit

The Arizona Coyotes prepare to welcome a familiar foe to Glendale this weekend as the Detroit Red Wings make their lone trip to Gila River Arena on Saturday night. The […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Arizona Coyotes
Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Drafting the All-Time Red Wings All-Star Team

For the first time in as long as I can remember, the Detroit Red Wings will not be represented at the 2015 NHL All-Star game. There will be no Red […]

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Improving the NHL All-Star Game: Ultimate Fantasy Hockey

When the NHL introduced the new All-Star Game format in 2011, fans around the League were abuzz. Nicklas Lidstrom and Eric Staal were the captains, and they were set to […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend, News/Commentary
Next Into The Hall Of Fame

Next Into The Hall Of Fame

Mike Modano,Peter Forsberg, Rob Blake, Dominic Hasek, referee Bill McCreary and the late Coach Pat Burns, were ceremoniously entered into the Hockey Hockey Hall of Fame on November 17th, 2014. […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
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Hockey Hall of Fame 2015?

With the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame induction in the books, it’s time to turn an eye to the potential class of 2015. It is quite the extensive list and […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Detroit Red Wings – Niklas Kronwall – Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

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%) […]

Nicklas Lidstrom (Maureen Flanders/Flickr)

Would Nicklas Lidstrom Make a Good Coach?

According to the Toronto Sun, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock reached out to former captain Nicklas Lidstrom in June to fill the vacant assistant coaching positions. Obviously, Lidstrom declined […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Drew Doughty Is the King of Defensemen

Drew Doughty was described by teammate Anze Kopitar as the” Los Angeles’ Nicklas Lidstrom“. Despite not owning the individual hardware that Lidstrom has in his trophy case, the two-time Stanley Cup […]

by · August 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
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The Right-Handed Key to Detroit’s Defense

After the season wrapped up a couple of weeks ago, general manager Ken Holland and coach Mike Babcock mentioned that they would like to add a right-handed top-four defenseman in […]

by · May 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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Analyzing Detroit’s Draft History – Are the Red Wings Really the Best?

Aside from the eight teams remaining in the playoffs, the rest of the NHL has shifted their focus to the offseason. For the Detroit Red Wings, the offseason brings several […]