Post Tagged with: "Pavel Datsyuk"

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Abdelkader Ascends Into Top-Six Role for Red Wings

Sometime around 2009, I had a heated discussion with a colleague regarding the Detroit Red Wings’ prospect pool. We were attempting to rank the prospects based on potential and there was a […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Q & A With Alexey Marchenko Of The Detroit Red Wings

In this translated interview, originally appearing on Russian portal sports.ru, Red Wings defenseman Alexey Marchenko talked current season, playing with Pavel Datsyuk, crossing the ocean, and becoming an NHL player. […]

Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

5 Must See NHL Stars in Person

One of the best parts of any hockey reporters’ job is the privilege to watch tons of NHL games in person. Press boxes are often high enough up that it allows […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Would Tomas Jurco Benefit From a Trip to Grand Rapids?

Prior to the Detroit Red Wings vs. New York Rangers game last Wednesday, Mike Babcock made the decision to put Tomas Jurco on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Tomas […]

by · March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Pavel Datsyuk Not Enthusiastic About World Cup Format

In this translated interview, originally appearing on sovsport.ru, Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk discussed the World Cup format, praised young defenseman Alexey Marchenko, and remembered playing with Brett Hull. Datsyuk is […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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What Are Detroit’s Best Puck Possession Line Combinations?

What goes in to designing the perfect three-man forward line combination? You’ll often see fans and bloggers alike creating their own line combinations based on attributes such as speed, grit, and […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
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The Perfect NHL Player: Crosby’s Vision, Datsyuk’s Hands…

The overwhelming consensus is that Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins is the best hockey player in the NHL and maybe world. The days of it being an ongoing debate […]

by · February 7, 2015 · 20 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
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The NHL’s Top 5 Most Skilled Players

Skill in the NHL is at an all time premium. With rule changes optimizing offense and intricate systems set up by coaches, skill is a necessary trait to survive at […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 27 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Darren Helm – Detroit’s Secret Possession Star

The Detroit Red Wings have thus far enjoyed a season that only a select few predicted to be possible. The Red Wings are sitting at 65 points, currently 4th in the […]

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Stanley Cup Favourites Heading Into February

Last year, there were seven elite teams that seemed to be on another level than the rest of the league. The great thing about hockey is that none of those […]

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5 of the Most Incredible Shootout Goals You’ll Ever See

Do a quick search for the word ‘shootout’ here at The Hockey Writers (top right corner of the page) and you’ll notice a plethora of posts questioning its validity, suggesting […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Game of Numbers: Detroit Red Wings Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings