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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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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 […]

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Red Wings Weekly, Vol. 1

Welcome to Red Wings Weekly, a look at how Hockeytown’s heroes have fared in the past seven days, although for the sake of having all of March covered, this will […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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A Look at the Young Devils Defensemen: the Kids Are Alright

As we all know, no one can predict the future, but as of right now the future is looking bright for the New Jersey Devils defense. During their three Stanley […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
Adam Almquist: Detroit’s Budding Swedish Yoda

Adam Almquist: Detroit’s Budding Swedish Yoda

“Size matters not”…Yoda If Master Yoda were a sophomore AHL defenseman, he would be Adam Almquist. Even Almquist’s ears, while not freakishly enormous or green, have a Yoda-ish appearance.  Detroit […]

by · September 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Niklas Kronwall: Detroit’s Norris Trophy Snub

Niklas Kronwall: Detroit’s Norris Trophy Snub

At the onset of the shortened season, the defensive corps of the Detroit Red Wings was a big question mark. Many were skeptical of a defensive lineup that had no “superstar” to bolster its […]

by · May 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
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Detroit Red Wings – A Team That Stays Relevant

With the departure of future Hall-of-Famer Nicklas Lidstrom and Thomas Holmstrom to retirement, this shortened season was supposed to be the Detroit Red Wings’ year of rebuilding. Scratch that “rebuilding” […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings