The good, the bad, and the ugly of the Red Wings 2016-17 campaign

For the first time since 1990, the Detroit Red Wings are spectators to begin the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Simply put, their season was a...
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Lack of expected offseason moves is concerning as Red Wings summer begins

Today was locker room clean out day at Joe Louis Arena, perhaps the final time some of these players will ever set foot in...

Christopher Ilitch: Ken Holland is our GM now and into the future

Well, this news probably isn't what Red Wings fans were pining for. The Red Wings season officially ended on Sunday night as the team failed...
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Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill will coach Team USA at World Championships

USA Hockey announced this afternoon that Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill will be the boss behind the bench at the upcoming IIHF...

Bob Probert’s family spreads his ashes in Joe Louis Arena penalty box

The Detroit Red Wings welcomed over 90 team alumni back to say goodbye to Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, and among those in attendance...

Red Wings close Joe Louis Arena with tribute video that will give you chills

The Detroit Red Wings closed Joe Louis Arena in style on Sunday evening, defeating the New Jersey Devils 4-1 in front of a raucous...
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Open Letter to Steve Yzerman: It’s time to come home

Dear Steve Yzerman (Captain), On Sunday, you came back to Detroit to say one final goodbye to the place you called home for your entire...
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VIDEO: Red Wings honor Henrik Zetterberg before 1,000th career game

The Detroit Red Wings wrapped up their final season at Joe Louis Arena with a 4-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils in front...
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Why the Red Wings missed the playoffs for first time since 1990

The Detroit Red Wings will not participate in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 1990 - a streak that lasted 25...

So long Joe Louis Arena, and thanks for everything

The building itself was nothing really to look at. Hastily constructed and opened in December of 1979, Joe Louis Arena was the warehouse that became...
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SOUND OFF: PETA losers want to suck the fun out of a major Red...

The perennial fun-suckers of America are at it again. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA for short, have set their small minded...

Report: Little Caesars Arena to host 2019 Frozen Four

According to John Connolly of the Boston Herald, Little Caesars Arena will be the site of the 2019 Frozen Four. https://twitter.com/MikeMcMahonCHN/status/850136471268929536 If indeed the Frozen Four returns to...
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Red Wings sign top draft pick Dennis Cholowski to three-year entry deal

The Detroit Red Wings have come to terms on a three-year entry level contract with defenseman Dennis Cholowski. He is now eligible to join...
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Red Wings have lowest goal production since 1977

As if this season needed another infamous "Less can be more exciting" reference, here's just the latest. In addition to missing the Stanley Cup...
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LOOK: Henrik Zetterberg knocks over fans beer, pays him back in big way

If you follow professional athletics to any extent, you have heard most likely heard countless stories about fans having cool interactions with famous athletes....
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BREAKING: NHL will not take part in 2018 Winter Olympics

According to a report out of Canada's SportsNet, the NHL has officially decided not to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South...
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Red Wings recall F Evgeny Svechnikov from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings made a roster move today, recalling Evgeny Svechnikov from the Grand Rapids Griffins. He'll make his NHL debut tonight against...
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Henrik Zetterberg set to play 1,000th career game in season finale at The Joe

The Detroit Red Wings will not be participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season, so their 2016-17 season finale on April 9 against...
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EDITORIAL: It’s a no-brainer, the Red Wings must protect Petr Mrazek

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...
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STREAK SNAPPED: Red Wings officially eliminated from Stanley Cup Playoff contention

All good things must come to an end, and I guess that holds true even for the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings amazing 25...
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Red Wings recall Ben Street from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday have made another roster move, recalling center Ben Street from the Grand Rapids Griffins under emergency conditions. https://twitter.com/DetroitRedWings/status/846727587070164992 This comes after...
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Red Wings famous playoff streak could end as early as tonight

It's absolutely no secret that the Red Wings have struggled this season. Fans have been forced to accept that the team they've watched be...

JUST IN: Red Wings recall defenseman Dan Renouf from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings announced a roster move following their 3-2 overtime win over the Wild on Sunday, recalling defenseman Dan Renouf from the...

Chelios: No veteran free agent wanted to play for Mike Babcock

Boy, talk about some serious accusations. During an interview with 97.1 The Ticket's Jeff Riger, former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios didn't hold back...
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Henrik Zetterberg is Red Wings nominee for Masterton Trophy

The Detroit chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association's unanimously voted Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg as the nominee for the 2017 Bill...
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NHL Commissioner: ‘Assume NHL won’t be at 2018 Winter Olympics’

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea begin in less than 11 months, and it appears one of the main events will be...
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Red Wings bring up Ben Street from Griffins

The Detroit Red Wings have made a roster move today, recalling forward Ben Street from the Grand Rapids Griffins under emergency conditions. https://twitter.com/DetroitRedWings/status/844198225733140482 Red Wings GM...
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Riley Sheahan should be left unprotected for NHL expansion draft

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not...
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Tomas Jurco: My girlfriend and I “were so bored” in Detroit

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Jurco began his NHL career with promise, but it went completely unfulfilled during his short tenure with the...
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LOOK: Kris Draper pens article in Players’ Tribune about 1996 facial injury from Claude...

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Kris Draper was one of the central figures of the legendary Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche rivalry in the late 1990s...
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Detroit recalls D Brian Lashoff from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings recalled defenseman Brian Lashoff from the Grand Rapids Griffins on Thursday. He will add depth to Detroit's defense with a compact...
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Anthony Mantha could return to the lineup Wednesday against Colorado

After sitting out the last two games as a healthy scratch, Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha could return to the lineup on Wednesday...
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BLOODY FIGHT! Former Wolverine Jacob Trouba gets in bloody battle with Calgary’s Sam Bennett

For the 2nd time this week, a fellow Michigander gets in a spirited bout in an NHL hockey game. Earlier this week it was...
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Henrik Zetterberg: Red Wings are “too easy to play against”

The Detroit Red Wings looked decent for the first half of the 1st period against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, outshooting the Bruins...
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Red Wings recall G Jimmy Howard from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings have recalled goaltender Jimmy Howard from the Grand Rapids Griffins. https://twitter.com/HeleneStJames/status/839587710461440007 He was injured back on December 20, in a loss to...
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Red Wings’ D Ryan Sproul out for remainder of season

The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Ryan Sproul for the remainder of the season due to an ACL injury. https://twitter.com/HeleneStJames/status/839153885453299712 He slid heavily into...
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VIDEO: Happy Birthday, Danny DeKeyser!

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser celebrates his 27th birthday today! DeKeyser was born in Macomb, MI and grew up playing hockey in the Detroit...
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FIGHT!! Former WMU Bronco Luke Witkowski goes toe-to-toe with New York’s Tanner Glass

One of the best hockey fight's we've seen all season took place on Monday night in Tampa, as Lightning defenseman and Holland, Michigan native...

Detroit Red Wings call up D Robbie Russo from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings called up defenseman Robbie Russo from the Grand Rapids Griffins Sunday afternoon. https://twitter.com/BrendanSavage/status/838500119444078597 Russo will likely fill the role of defenseman Ryan...

Red Wings D Ryan Sproul to miss time with sprained knee

The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Ryan Sproul for an extended period of time. He slid hard into the boards during the second...
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OUCH: Goal-less Riley Sheahan nails Coach Blashill on the bench with puck (w/ VIDEO)

As if we needed more reasons to ridicule Riley Sheahan. The only Red Wings forward yet to light the lamp this season somehow managaed...
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OOPS! Kronwall’s brutal turnover leads to Flames goal (w/ VIDEO)

Niklas Kronwall has had plenty of moments he'd like to forget this season, but what happened Friday night in Calgary is one of the...
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Jeff Blashill: ‘We will make the playoffs because of Henrik Zetterberg’

Confidence in your team is never a bad thing to have. Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill certainly displayed that during an interview...
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BUZZER BEATER: Tomas Tatar beats the clock to tie the game against Calgary

Sports fans are used to seeing buzzer beaters in the month of March, just usually not on the ice. Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas...

The time has come for Ken Holland to step down as Red Wings GM

The Detroit Red Wings are stuck in their worst season in nearly three decades and are all but mathematically eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs....

GM Ken Holland defends his deadline moves

The Detroit Red Wings parted ways with Tomas Jurco, Brendan Smith, Steve Ott, and Thomas Vanek leading up to the NHL's Trade Deadline, and...
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Red Wings recall Mitch Callahan from Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings recalled forward Mitch Callahan from the Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/HeleneStJames/status/836973555174666240 Callahan will likely replace forward Steve Ott in the lineup....
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Red Wings deal Thomas Vanek to Florida

The Detroit Red Wings have sent forward Thomas Vanek to the Florida Panthers. https://twitter.com/tsnbobmckenzie/status/836983172801970176 https://twitter.com/craigcustance/status/836985267248455680 In return, Detroit gets a 3rd round pick and a prospect, which...

Red Wings trade Steve Ott to Montreal

It's officially trade deadline day in the Motor City, and the Red Wings have made yet another move, sending grinder Steve Ott to the...
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Red Wings trade Brendan Smith to Rangers for pair of draft picks

Defenseman Brendan Smith's time with the Detroit Red Wings has come to an end. The Red Wings have traded Smith to the New York Rangers in...

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