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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 · 0 comments · 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
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Zetterberg Continues To Prove His Worth As Red Wings’ Captain

After Nicklas Lidstrom’s retirement at the end of the 2011-2012 season, many Detroit fans were left wondering who would take on the captaincy on one of the most storied franchises […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Rumor Has It: Pavel Datsyuk Set to Retire After Next Year?

Rumor Has It: Pavel Datsyuk Set to Retire After Next Year?

The Detroit Red Wings have undergone their fair share of turbulence this season. Not only did they lose out on Ryan Suter and Zach Parise in free agency last year, […]

by · March 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Lundqvist makes a save here on the Caps, but ultimately loses the game (Tom Turk/THW).

News and Notes From the NHL’s Opening Weekend

After a nearly four month layoff, the NHL opened its abbreviated 2012-13 (is it still ’12-13 or just ’13?) season with some spirited action over the Martin Luther King Day […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary