September 15th, 2017The Detroit Red Wings will begin training camp this weekend heading into 2017-18 without a playoff streak to uphold for the first time in a quarter-century. While they are leaving Joe Louis Arena behind and beginning a new era at Little Caesars Arena, the team will face more questions than answers...
September 15th, 2017Just a few short weeks ago Henrik Zetterberg admitted to Swedish media that he would likely only play two more years in the NHL despite having four years left on his contract. News of the Detroit Red Wings captain's plan to retire early came as a surprise and is a decision that will...
Now that the ink is dry, the Detroit Red Wings should take note of the contract that was recently agreed to between the Columbus Blue Jackets and budding star Alexander Wennberg. Why? Because Dylan Larkin and Anthony Mantha will need new deals next offseason, and they’re both due for a hefty...September 6th, 2017
Regardless of your confidence level heading into the season, it’s finally time for Detroit Red Wings hockey. The 2017-18 campaign kicks off this week with the annual NHL Prospect Tournament, which is hosted by the Red Wings in Traverse City.
Before training camp opens, Detroit’s top...September 5th, 2017
If I had predicted at the beginning of the summer that Andreas Athanasiou would still be unsigned on September 4, you'd probably have laughed. After all, at the time it seemed like a slam dunk for general manager Ken Holland to retain such an electrifying asset. He outscored almost all of the 10...September 5th, 2017
It all came crashing down for the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17. The team missed the NHL's postseason for the first time in 26 years, Pavel Datsyuk walked away from his contract to play out the remainder of his career in Russia, and Hockeytown mourned the loss of two of its most iconic figures,...September 2nd, 2017
Over the last 25 years, the Detroit Red Wings have had their fair share of skilled Russian hockey players. From Sergei Fedorov and the rest of the legendary "Russian Five" to Pavel Datsyuk, the Wings can attribute a lot of their last two decades of success to these polarizing foreign players. Now...August 30th, 2017
When the Detroit Red Wings open up the 2017-18 season with their annual prospects tournament, we’ll get the opportunity to watch Hockeytown’s future take on that of seven other NHL franchises. The 2017 NHL Prospect Tournament will also give these players a chance to make an early impression on...August 30th, 2017