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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...

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...

RUMOR: Red Wings talking trades with Maple Leafs

The NHL trade market is set to ramp up in the next few days, as teams have until Wednesday at 3pm to set their...

JUST IN: Toronto claims D Alexey Marchenko off waivers from Red...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have claimed defensemen Alexey Marchenko from the Detroit Red Wings today. Marchenko was placed on waivers Friday to make room for...

Red Wings defense will get much needed shake-up in Los Angeles

Without a true number-one defenseman, the Detroit Red Wings have struggled. Niklas Kronwall is playing on a permanently bad knee and has slowed down....

Ex-Wing Mike Commodore Tries Hand at Uber Driving

Former NHL defenseman Mike Commodore, currently living in Scottsdale, Arizona, has decided to try out a new profession - driving for Uber. "I don't mind...

Martin Frk claimed off waivers by Carolina Hurricanes

Former Detroit Red Wings prospect Martin Frk has been claimed off waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes. He will join the Hurricanes this Tuesday as announced...

VIDEO: Tomas Tatar’s OT goal sends Europe to WC Final

Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar is currently suiting up for Team Europe in the World Cup of Hockey, and will re-join the Red...

On This Day: Red Wings sign Mike Babcock to be new...

After turning down an offer to remain the head coach of the then, Anaheim 'Mighty' Ducks, Mike Babcock ended up signing a contract to...

Report: Red Wings acquire 2017 3rd round pick as compensation for...

The Detroit Red Wings will reportedly receive their compensation for former head coach Mike Babcock in 2017. Detroit will receive Toronto's third round pick in next season's...

3 options the Red Wings have for assistant coaching vacancies

The Red Wings have two assistant coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2016-17 Season. Tony Granato accepted the head coaching position...

Special teams doom Red Wings in Game 4, must find life...

The Detroit Red Wings entered Game 4 of their best of seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning in front of their home fans...

Upcoming home stretch vital to Red Wings playoff chances

To say things have been rocky for the Detroit Red Wings recently would be an understatement. Using their last 10 games as a measuring...

Rumor: Red Wings interested in Nazem Kadri

With the NHL trading deadline approaching (Monday at 3 p.m.), you can expect rumors to run rampant over the next two days. One name that...

Has Jeff Blashill made a steady transition from the AHL to...

 Once the 2015-2016 season got underway for the Detroit Red Wings, there was a different feel behind the bench. Mike Babcock, who had coached...

What’s wrong with the Red Wings?

A two-goal lead is the most dangerous lead in hockey, and the Detroit Red Wings have proven that to be true in recent games. Having...

DSN’s Most Memorable Moments of 2015

With the calendar soon flipping to 2016, 'tis the season to reflect on some of the most memorable moments of 2015. The DSN staff and...

Petr Mrazek emerging as Red Wings’ number one goaltender

Coming into the 2015-2016 season, the biggest question for the Detroit Red Wings was, 'who will be the number one goalie'? Jimmy Howard was coming off of another...

Which Detroit team will win a title next?

The last time the city of Detroit had a chance to bring home a title was in 2012 when the Detroit Tigers made it to the World...

ESPN 2015 Ultimate Rankings: Red Wings are top Detroit team

Around the Motor City, fans are already in hockey mode and paying attention to the Detroit Red Wings first when it comes to their professional...

Mike Babcock wins NHL’s 1st Coaches Challenge (w/ VIDEO)

The NHL season officially got underway on Wednesday night and with it came a bunch of new rules that casual hockey fans may not...

Gotta see it! Zetterberg’s game-winner from last night was a beauty!

The Red Wings defeated the Maple Leafs last night at the Joe by a score of 4-2. This was Mike Babcock's first time back to...

Don’t miss these seven Red Wings games in 2015-2016!

  We are just over a week away from the start of the 2015-2016 NHL season, and the Detroit Red Wings are poised to send out one of...

Ken Holland: “Now we want to kick Mike Babcock’s ass”

While in Traverse City for the Detroit Red Wings training camp, the Toronto Sun's Mike Zeisberger spoke with Ken Holland about Mike Babcock's decision to leave the Red...

Petr Mrazek should start over Jimmy Howard

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...

Red Wings’ Johan Franzen has some fun at Gus Nyquist’s expense

Some of the Red Wings' players are taking the departure of Mike Babcock to the Toronto Maple Leafs a lot harder then others. Johan...

Red Wings buy out remainder of Stephen Weiss’ contract

It has been much debated over the last couple of weeks as to if the Detroit Red Wings would buy out the remainder of Stephen...

The Red Wings 2015-16 regular season schedule released

The Detroit Red Wings regular season schedule has now been released. As previously announced, the Wings will open the season at home against the Toronto Maple...

Red Wings announce home opener vs. Mike Babcock and the Toronto...

The Detroit Red Wings announced today that their home opener will be on Friday, October 9th against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Jeff Blashill's first game...

Red Wings considering Stephen Weiss buyout

The Red Wings front office personnel and scouting staff spent Tuesday through Thursday this week assessing the team's current state and how they stack up against the...

Nick Lidstrom thinks coaching change might be good for the Red...

In the past 4 seasons, the Detroit Red Wings have only advanced past the 1st round of the playoffs once, and many have speculated...

Maple Leafs not giving compensation pick to Red Wings this year

As per the compensatory agreement the Toronto Maple Leafs signed when they talked to their new coach Mike Babcock before the expiration of his contract, Toronto...

Red Wings preseason schedule announced

The start of the 2015-16 NHL season seems so far away with the Stanley Cup Finals going on as of now, but the NHL...

Wings Assistant Coach Jim Hiller to follow Babcock to Toronto

The exodus of coaches from the Detroit Red Wings organization continues, as multiple reports have Detroit assistant coach Jim Hiller following Mike Babcock to...

Mike Babcock takes out full page ad in Free Press

Mike Babcock has officially moved on, but he isn't forgetting the organization or the city that helped turn him into the highest paid coach...

Jeff Blashill: Meeting the man behind the bench

After the news broke Monday that Mike Babcock had signed a record deal to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs, attention almost immediately shifted to...

Babcock to meet Detroit media tomorrow; Says Blashill will be next...

Mike Babcock sure is dragging out this "coaching future" process for all it's worth. According to multiple reports, Babcock will meet with the Detroit...

Money talks: Why so many big names are leaving Detroit

Max Scherzer, gone. Ndamukong Suh, gone. Mike Babcock, gone. Yes, ladies and gentlemen this happened. Six months ago all three of these men were on their respective...

The search begins: Is Jeff Blashill the answer?

Let's face it, it was going to happen eventually. Mike Babcock had to leave eventually, most of us just didnt know when. We now have...

Wings max offer to Babcock was 5 years; Jeff Blashill top...

Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland offered Mike Babcock a long-term deal to stay in Detroit. But it wasn't long enough. The now-former head coach...

Mike Babcock signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs

The hottest free agent in the NHL is now off the market. Mike Babcock has decided to move on from the Detroit Red Wings franchise...

Report: Buffalo Sabres offering Mike Babcock contract worth $50 million

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock has his decision down to two teams, or so it sounds like. Multiple sources are reporting that...

Sharks, Blues join Babcock pursuit

Hold your horses, folks. Babcock Watch isn't quite over yet. According to MLive's Ansar Khan, the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues have filed...

Don Cherry to Mike Babcock: “Stay in Detroit”

"The grass is not always greener". That was Don Cherry's advice to Mike Babcock on Friday morning, as the Hockey Night in Canada icon and...

Babcock decision expected by May 20th (w/ TSN interview quotes)

Get your popcorn ready folks, because here we go. Red Wings GM Ken Holland wanted an answer from Mike Babcock by May 25th, and it...

Fear not, Detroit: Why Babcock will stay with the Red Wings

We're smack-dab in the middle of Babcock madness, as the early stages of free agency get set to begin. It was said from the...

3 Reasons why Babcock will leave Detroit

Mike Babcock has been Detroit’s bench boss for the last 10 years. Four division titles, three President’s Trophy wins, two Stanley Cup Finals appearances...

BREAKING: Red Wings grant Mike Babcock permission to speak with NHL...

Another twist in the Mike Babcock saga, the Detroit Red Wings have reportedly granted him permission to talk with other NHL teams regarding his...

Babcock and Holland talk about the future on the way to...

Mike Babcock and Ken Holland drove to Grand Rapids on Sunday to watch the Griffins compete in the AHL playoffs to see if they...

5 reasons the Detroit Red Wings will make a run at...

If you are anything like I am, you like to browse predictions about sports, especially before the playoffs. With the Detroit Red Wings set to...

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