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Top 3 All-Time Red Wings Goalies

Top 3 All-Time Red Wings Goalies

August 19th, 2018 The Detroit Red Wings have had some incredible goalies don the Winged Wheel over the past 90 years. Many of these masked men rank among the top goaltenders to ever play the game, so narrowing them down to the top three isn’t an easy task. When ranking the top three Red Wings goalies of...
Grading the Red Wings Offseason Moves

Grading the Red Wings Offseason Moves

August 16th, 2018 Now that the Detroit Red Wings have Dylan Larkin signed to a long-term extension, their offseason checklist is complete. Well, almost complete. The only item that really remains is the status of Henrik Zetterberg, who hasn’t been able to train as he normally would during the summer due to...

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August 10th, 2018
Ottawa Senators

In today's rumor rundown the Red Wings just signed Dylan Larkin while Henrik Zetterberg might be questionable for the season. Mark Stone says his new deal in Ottawa doesn't say what most insiders are suggesting it does and Ryan Ellis is still actively working on a deal with the Nashville Predators. Zetterberg 2018-19 Season Questionable As Detroit Red Wings fans were celebrating a new contract for Dylan Larkin, GM Ken Holland wasn't only delivering good news on Friday. Speaking on a conference call about Larkin’s contract, Holland told media including Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press that Zetterberg is still considered questionable for the 2018-19 and has had trouble training this offseason. Holland said, "I am anxious to know where Henrik Zetterberg is at. He’s a bit of an unknown as far as health." He then added, he talked to Zetterberg's agent who admitted the Red Wings star has had a tough summer and that his training hasn't been close to on par with the...
August 10th, 2018

After weeks of speculation that a deal was close, the Detroit Red Wings announced on Friday they've have re-signed and locked up forward Dylan Larkin to a hefty five-year contract extension worth $6.1 million annually. The contract was first announced by The Athletic's Craig Custance. Larkin had repeatedly told media that he believed a deal would come prior to the start of NHL training camp. On Wednesday, Larkin said, “Something’s coming... It’s right there. I’m just waiting to iron out the details.” He was right as less than 48 hours later he was inked to a deal that ensures he's one of the organization's future stars for the next number of seasons. A player known for his lightning speed, Larkin led the Wings in scoring last season and his 16 goals put him in a tie for third on the team. Now 22, his production jumped 29 points from the 2016-17 campaign and he quickly emerged as one of the Red Wings' best...
August 9th, 2018
NHL Rumors

In today's rumor rundown, the Detroit Red Wings take a ton of the attention as there is news on Dylan Larkin, Jimmy Howard and Gustav Nyquist. The Vancouver Canucks are also trying to shop a defenseman without much luck and agents around the NHL are trying to predict Andrei Vasilevskiy's next contract. Still Waiting on Larkin, "Something is Coming" It feels like, for a couple weeks, Dylan Larkin and the Red Wings have been set to make an announcement that a long-term deal has been finalized. Larkin has repeatedly said a deal should get done before training camp and there may be some recent news that things are coming sooner than that. On Wednesday, Larkin reiterated with Sportsnet’s Luke Fox that he feels the two sides are close. Larkin said, "Something’s coming. I’ve told everyone I think it’ll be before training camp. It’s right there. I’m just waiting to iron out the details." Most of the reports have stayed the same, that the Red Wings and Larkin are...
August 9th, 2018
Red Wings History

It's been 30 years since the Wayne Gretzky trade to the Los Angeles Kings that sent shock waves throughout Edmonton, all of Canada, and the entire hockey world. This was a major event for the NHL, sparking hockey interest in the south and west and ultimately leading to a demand for more franchises. The Ducks, Sharks, Coyotes, Stars, Panthers, and Lightning fan bases can all thank Peter Pocklington’s stretched budget and preemptive planning for NHL teams in their cities. ESPN’s 30 For 30 franchise featured the trade in one of their documentaries, interviewing all parties involved and chronicling the events that led up to and consequently followed the seismic trade. In the documentary, Gretzky mentioned that he was allowed to pick his next destination and that decision ultimately came down to two teams: the Los Angeles Kings and Detroit Red Wings. The Kings traded a fortune for Gretzky and the rest was history. But what would have happened if Gretzky had chosen the...

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Phantom Sniper Fires Up Red Wings' "Terrible Ted"

Back in the 1950s, the Detroit Red Wings were nearly unstoppable. That is, until Jack Adams broke up the band. But before Adams could attempt his own rebuild, the franchise won four Stanley Cups in six years. Between 1950 and 1956, the Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs met in the Stanley Cup... July 8th, 2018

Steve Yzerman, The Captain

  To locals he was simply known as “The Captain.” Unfortunately overshadowed by two guys named Gretzky and Lemieux over most of his career, Steve Yzerman finally got the respect he deserved in 1997 when he finally led the Detroit Red Wings to that ever elusive Stanley Cup, a drought of 42... October 17th, 2017

Do You Know Your Red Wings Trivia?

Are you a die-hard Detroit Red Wings fan? Think you know all there is to know about the team? Let’s find out. We’ve dug into the past to pull out some key moments by some of the great players and coaches in the franchise’s history. How Well Do You Know the Wings’ History? How many... August 19th, 2017