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Ranking the 10 Fights from the Red Wings vs. Avalanche Epic...

As I was browsing Twitter I came across a piece in the Detroit Free Press titled, "March 26, 1997: All 9 fights between the...

LOOK: Kris Draper pens article in Players’ Tribune about 1996 facial...

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...

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...

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...

Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 2

To celebrate the final season at Joe Louis Arena, we're counting down the top 25 moments involving the Detroit Red Wings at the legendary...

ON THIS DAY: Steve Yzerman scores his 500th career goal

On this date 21 years ago, former Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman recorded his 500th NHL goal. Fittingly, it came against the Colorado...

Flashback Fights: Darren McCarty vs. Claude Lemieux Round 2 [Video]

For the "Flashback Fights" video for this week, we thought it would be fun to take a stroll down memory lane to November 11th,...

Flashback to 1997: Red Wings vs. Avalanche ‘Brawl in Hockeytown’ [Video]

As the Detroit Red Wings prepare to honor their 1997 Stanley Cup Championship team, we thought it would be fun to take look back...

Patrick Roy resigns as Avalanche coach

Former Detroit Red Wings nemesis Patrick Roy has resigned as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche, a position he had held since 2013. In addition,...

Alexander Radulov won’t join Red Wings or NHL this season

The Detroit Red Wings were reportedly interested earlier this month in signing former Nashville Predators forward Alexander Radulov to a possible one-year deal. Radulov last...

10 Best Teams from State of Michigan that Failed to Win...

As the confetti fell following Game 7 of the NBA Finals, many were left to wonder where this year's Golden State Warriors team ranked...

Red Wings set to face Senators for 2016-2017 home opener

The entire 2016-2017 schedule has yet to be released, but every NHL team's home opener opponent has been released. The Detroit Red Wings will...

How the Red Wings could land Matt Duchene

In wake of the news breaking that the Detroit Red Wings are shopping forward Pavel Datsyuk's contract and are looking to make a run...

On This Day: Red Wings beat Avalanche in 7 games in...

The Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche's rivalry is well-documented. Claude Lemieux's hit on Kris Draper back in Game 6 of the 1996 Western Conference Finals was...

Michigan junior forward JT Compher signs entry-level contract with Avalanche

The University of Michigan men's hockey team put together another strong campaign in its program's rich history, headlined by the superstar 'CCM' line of...

Happy 44th birthday, Darren McCarty! (w/ video)

Former Detroit Red Wings tough guy Darren McCarty celebrates his 44th birthday today. McCarty finished his career with 127 goals and 288 points, as well as 1,477 penalty...

Michigan Hall of Fame adds Osgood, Shanahan

Former Detroit Red Wing greats Chris Osgood and Brendan Shanahan will be honored with inductions into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame this Fall....

NHL Trading Deadline wrap-up

Most years, there is a large volume of trades on the day of the NHL trade deadline. This year was the exception to that...

Growing up with the Red Wings vs. Avalanche rivalry

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...

Petr Mrazek’s new equipment for Stadium Series

Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill confirmed that Petr Mrazek will get the start in net tonight against the Colorado Avalanche when the...

Larkin, Athanasiou both anxious for their first NHL outdoor game experience

When it comes to being a professional athlete, you get to do some pretty cool things. Tonight, two of the young up-and-comers for our...

Video: Steve Yzerman scores in alumni game

Seeing Steve Yzerman put the puck in the net will never get old. We were treated to that feat in the Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche alumni game from Coors...

Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche: A Rivalry Reviewed (/w Videos)

If you've followed the Detroit Red Wings for any amount of time, then surely you've heard the stories about their rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. During...

Detroit Red Wings drive Patrick Roy out of Montreal (Video)

We all know that Patrick Roy played a big part in the Detroit Red Wings / Colorado Avalanche rivalry, but it was a regular season...

Kris Draper: ‘Foote doesn’t like me, I don’t like him’

When former Colorado Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote joined the Schlereth and Evans on 104.3 The Fan, he was asked about which former Red Wings...

Alumni flashback: Patrick Roy’s infamous “Statue of Liberty” (Video)

It's the goal that Patrick Roy will never live down, and no one will ever let him forget. Game 6 in the 2002 Stanley...

Xavier Ouellet sent back to Grand Rapids, Jonathan Ericsson set to...

Fresh off the return of defenseman Niklas Kronwall in Tuesday night's game, the Detroit Red Wings now expect another regular to return to the lineup. https://twitter.com/cmonarrez/status/702606292678905856 With...

Red Wings pick up two big points in 2-1 shootout win...

RED WINGS vs. BLUE JACKETS 28 SOG 29 23 HITS 22 21 FACE-OFF WINS 30 11 TAKEAWAYS 3 7 BLOCKED SHOTS 9 0/1 POWER PLAY 0/3 Pregame Ceremony It was known simply as #NickNight. The great Nicklas Lidstrom was honored at the Joe for his induction into...

Ericsson and Kronwall both ruled out for Thursday’s game vs. Pittsburgh

As the Detroit Red Wings prepare for tomorrow night's showdown with the Pittsburgh Penguins, they received news today that both Jonathan Ericsson and Niklas Kronwall will miss...

Xavier Ouellet recalled by Red Wings

After announcing that defenseman Jonathan Ericsson is questionable for tomorrow's tilt with the Boston Bruins, the Detroit Red Wings recalled Xavier Ouellet from the...

Red Wings produce plenty of shots, but fall to Avalanche 3-2...

RED WINGS vs. AVALANCHE 2 GOALS 3 45 SOG   21 31 FACE-OFF WINS   18  19 HITS  28 4 BLOCKED SHOTS  25 1/5 POWER PLAY  0/3  5 TAKEAWAYS   3 Slow start to the game in the first. The Colorado Avalanche's first goal slipped past Petr Mrazek's right foot courtesy...

Danny DeKeyser day-to-day after taking slap shot to the knee

After taking a Dion Phaneuf slap shot to the knee during Wednesday's 3-1 win against the Ottawa Senators, defenseman Danny DeKeyser went straight down to the ice in...

Red Wings’ top five playoff moments in recent history [w/ videos]

The Detroit Red Wings are a storied franchise. Ranking second in Stanley Cup appearances (24) and third in wins (11), the franchise has no shortage...

Chelios, Larionov added to Detroit alumni roster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84lZw2pkz7U Detroit Red Wings fans received more good news on the 2016 Stadium Series front. Two additional legends have been added to the Detroit Alumni...

ON THIS DAY: Red Wings trade to get Paul Coffey from...

It was a huge deal, and one that you don't see very often now in today's NHL. On January 29th, 1993, the Detroit Red...

Yzerman, McCarty added to alumni game roster

After the NHL announced the preliminary roster for the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche alumni game next month, as part of the Stadium...

JUST IN: NHL announces preliminary roster for Red Wings and Avalanche...

It's a small list of names to start, but the NHL has officially released a preliminary roster of known participants for the Detroit Red...

Top five Johan Franzen moments (w/ videos)

Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen has only played two games this season due to concussion-related problems, and many have speculated that the Mule's...

Happy birthday, Hank: Top 5 Henrik Zetterberg goals

Trying to narrow down a list of amazing Henrik Zetterberg goals down to just 5 was really difficult to do. Over his great career, Hank has...

Kris Draper reveals more players for Red Wings vs. Avalanche Alumni...

If you are a fan of the Detroit Red Wings, you have most definitely heard that the Wings will be playing against the Colorado...

Darren McCarty and Claude Lemieux to play in Wings – Avs...

Get ready Hockeytown. Public enemy #1 is returning to the ice. Well, sort of. The most hated opponent in Red Wings history, Claude Lemieux, is...

Possible look of Red Wings’ Stadium Series jerseys revealed. They are...

We have seen some strange jersey designs since the incarnation of the NHL Stadium series as well as the Winter Classic. Teams are opting to...

Red Wings Stadium Series game to feature ‘Rivalry Era’ alumni game...

It was announced on Monday that as part of the festivities for the Stadium Series outdoor game between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado...

The Revenge of Darren McCarty: Looking back at the infamous Red...

Today marks 18 years (or 19, if you're reading this in 2016) since Darren McCarty doled out a healthy measure of street justice upon Colorado...

Avs fan tries to punch a woman during Wild game

Sigh, this clip's kind of depressing, but we do not mind publicly shaming the offending parties involved. At Saturday's game between the Colorado Avalanche and...

Video: Throwback Thursday – Red Wings and Avalanche 1997 Brawl

I am in the process of writing a piece on how the Detroit Red Wings are hoping for an alumni game against the Colorado...

Video: Red Wings’ Ericsson and Avalanche’s MacKinnon Square Off

Being dead last in fighting majors in the NHL, this is something that Red Wings fans don't get to witness very often. In a...

Video: Abdelkader Flips in the Red Wings’ First of the Night

After a first period that saw the Detroit Red Wings outshot by the Colorado Avalanche by a decent margin, they came back in the...

Red Wings Game Day: Ouellet Up, McCollum Down, No Lineup Changes

The Detroit Red Wings (29-12-9) come back after a 4-day break to take on the Colorado Avalanche (22-18-11), who are chasing the Vancouver Canucks...

UPDATED: Detroit Red Wings to Play Colorado Avalanche in Outdoor Game...

: The Red Wings have announced that the Stadium Series outdoor game against the Colorado Avalanche will occur on February 27th, 2016 at the Coors...