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It’s time. The Detroit Red Wings need to retire Sergei Fedorov’s...

The Detroit Red Wings are moving into the brand new Little Caesars Arena this fall after having played at Joe Louis Arena since 1979....

VIDEO: Tigers pay tribute to Mike Ilitch before home opener

Detroit Red Wings and Tigers owner, Mike Ilitch, passed away this past February at the age of 87. The Tigers unveiled a "Mr. I" logo...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers to honor Mike Ilitch in Comerica Park outfield

When the Detroit Tigers take the Comerica Park field for the first time in 2017, they will be doing so for the first time...

Christopher Ilitch: ‘The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree’

There has been some angst among fans of the Detroit Tigers. The thought was that the team would shedding payroll and enter another rebuilding phase,...

WATCH: Tigers raise “Mr. I” flag prior to first Grapefruit League...

On Friday, prior to the Detroit Tigers first Grapefruit League matchup of Spring Training, the team took the field and honored Mike Ilitch by...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers reveal patch they will wear to honor Mike...

When Mike Ilitch passed away, we knew it was just a matter of time before the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers would reveal...

WATCH: Ken Holland, Mickey Redmond pay homage to Mike Ilitch at...

Early on Wednesday, a very special ceremony service was held in downtown Detroit at the FOX Theatre to honor and remember the late great...

WATCH: President Bush honors Mike Ilitch at Celebration of Life ceremony...

A Celebration of Life service was held at Detroit's Fox Theater on Wednesday in honor of the late Mike Ilitch, who owned both the...

Miguel Cabrera talks Ilitch, milestones, Tigers’ title chances and boxing in...

Spring Training is underway in Lakeland, Florida, and no one seems to be more excited than Miguel Cabrera. This year marks Cabrera's tenth Spring...

VIDEO: Red Wings honor Mike Ilitch in first home game since...

The Detroit Red Wings honored their long-time owner Mike Ilitch, who passed away last week at the age of 87. In addition to special jersey...

Justin Verlander shares his thoughts on Mike Ilitch

On Tuesday, prior to his workout in Lakeland, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander shared some of his thoughts about Mike Ilitch. By listening to Verlander talk about...

Top 9 times Mike Ilitch brought joy to the fans of...

On February 10th, news broke that Mike Ilitch had passed away at the age of 87. Mr. Ilitch was not only loyal to his...

JUST IN: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says All-Star Game will come...

On Monday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman joined the Jamie and Stoney show on 97.1 the ticket to talk about the passing of Mike Ilitch and...

Brad Ausmus on 2017 Detroit Tigers: ‘This is for Mr. I’

Mike Ilitch was not only the owner of the Detroit Tigers, but he was also a fan. Just like us, he wanted nothing more...

JUST IN: Mike Ilitch visitation schedule announced

On Friday, Mike Ilitch passed away at the age of 87. He was always loyal to his teams, his fans, and to the city...

Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby fondly remember Mike Ilitch

Kris Draper and Kirk Maltby were integral members of Detroit's famous "Grind Line," and both have their name on the Stanley Cup four times...

Former Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson gives thoughts on potential location of...

It's just a matter of time before a statue of Mike Ilitch is created. The only question is, where will it be located? Maybe...

VIDEO: A Tribute to Michael Ilitch – A Lifelong Detroiter

On Friday, Mike Ilitch passed away at the age of 87. During his time on this earth, he brought joy to millions of people,...

MUST SEE: Red Wings and Blue Jackets hold moment of silence...

Prior to Saturday's game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Columbus Blue Jackets, both teams stood for a moment of silence for Mike...

Mike Ilitch returned the Detroit Red Wings to prominence

"I always told people you were too smart to get involved with a lousy team like this," I said. He almost blushed. "Well, you know I've always wanted...

Scotty Bowman and Steve Yzerman react to Mike Ilitch passing

The Detroit Red Wings hired Scotty Bowman in 1993 to help put them over the top, and the team enjoyed three Stanley Cup championships...

Mike Ilitch “Biggest Tigers fan around” says JP Morosi

"Mike Ilitch was the biggest Tigers fan around," J.P. Morosi said this evening on MLB Network. It's tough to put into words just what...

WATCH: Michigan, Michigan State hockey hold moment of silence at Joe...

The Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans hockey teams held a moment of silence at Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings,...

WATCH: Mike Ilitch calls defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom ‘Rock of Gibraltar’

Mike Ilitch had great success throughout his lifetime. He wanted each of his teams to succeed so he used his money to bring in...

Detroit Tigers/baseball world reacts to Mike Ilitch’s passing

Following the passing of Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch, the baseball world began an immediate outpouring of grief, condolences, and well wishes to the...

Detroit Red Wings/hockey world react to Mike Ilitch’s passing

Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch passed away today at the age of 87. Following the sports legend's death, the hockey world began an outpouring...

FLASHBACK: Steve Yzerman hands Stanley Cup to Mike Ilitch for first...

In honor of Mike Ilitch, we take a look back to when the Detroit Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup and Steve Yzerman...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions President Rod Wood releases statement regarding passing...

On Thursday evening, news broke of the passing of Mike Ilitch at the age of 87. Since that time, the sports world has reacted...

Dear Mr. Ilitch: Thank you for loving Detroit

Dear Mr. Ilitch, On behalf of your fans in Michigan and around the world, I would like to thank you for being the greatest owner...

BREAKING NEWS: Red Wings & Tigers owner Mike Ilitch dies at...

According to multiple reports, Detroit icon Mike Ilitch passed away at a local hospital at the age of 87. Ilitch, who owns the Detroit...

Training for Success: DSN’s exclusive interview with former Red Wings trainer...

The Detroit Red Wings' rise to the top of the National Hockey League is a well-documented story of success. Some of the greatest players...

Tigers GM Al Avila: ‘Ownership has not told me to dump...

As the winter months roll on by and spring training gradually draws near, it is looking more and more likely that the Detroit Tigers will...

BREAKING: It’s happening! The Detroit Pistons are moving downtown

It's happening! According to a source of the Detroit News, the Detroit Pistons will announce on Tuesday at 3 p.m. that they will be moving...

Former Tigers Farmhands: Where are they now?

The Detroit Tigers have been one of the more aggressive franchises in baseball over the last handful of seasons because they are in 'win now'...

Ken Holland not exactly instilling confidence

During his year-end press conference, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said that fans need to expect less, and that if they expect...

Anything short of a World Series in 2016 should be considered...

When then-general manager Dave Dombrowski announced last season that the Tigers would be sellers at the trade deadline in an effort to "re-tool" instead of...

How many years remain in the Tigers’ window to win a...

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Editorial: Thank you, Mr. I, for making baseball in the D...

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

Ilitch and Dombrowski – The marriage ended too soon

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

5 Tigers To Watch In Spring Training

On paper, the 2016 Detroit Tigers appear to be setting themselves up for another title run. Owner Mike Ilitch has once again opened up...

Victor Martinez: “We all owe Mr. Ilitch a trophy.”

When asked a question about the improvements General Manager Al Avila and has made to the Detroit Tigers roster this off-season, designated hitter Victor...

Justin Upton ‘sold’ on Ilitch’s drive to win title now

On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers and General Manager Al Avila formally announced the signing of free agent outfielder Justin Upton. https://twitter.com/DetroitTigersPR/status/689913471408861184 Avila, Upton and Upton's agent Larry Reynolds were...

Justin Verlander praises Mr. Illitch, says ‘This is the year’

Whether you love that the Detroit Tigers signed Justin Upton, or if you are on the fence, you have to admit the team is...

Rumor: Could silence mean big things for Tigers in Cespedes market?

With Spring Training set to being in just over a month, one of the top free agents, Yoenis Cespedes, still has not found a home....

Mike Ilitch sheds light on Scherzer, Dombrowski departures

The cameras and lights were all on Jordan Zimmermann on Monday afternoon, as the Tigers welcomed the latest star pitcher into their rotation at...

Tigers make Zimmermann signing official, Avila says Zimmermann was top target

Two days after it was reported that the Detroit Tigers signed free agent starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann to a five-year deal, the team made it official. https://twitter.com/DetroitTigersPR/status/671434549335822340 During...

Ilitch pushed to re-sign Victor Martinez, not Dombrowski

There's no need to sugarcoat it, the 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers did not go the way the team and the fans envisioned. What...

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...

Financially strained Tigers may already have their left fielder for 2016

The Detroit Tigers continue to lumber along as the season winds down. With 44 games remaining on the 2015 schedule, they find themselves four games...

Down on the farm: New players give varying results for Tigers

A lot has changed since our last recap of the farm system for the Detroit Tigers. The trade deadline has come and gone, and for...

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