Top 5 Red Wings/Avalanche rivalry moments (Videos)

During its heyday, the rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche was one of the fiercest and most bitter not only in hockey but in all of sports. Regular season games between the two always had playoff-like, atmosphere, and the two would battle in six playoff series between 1996 and 2008. Although it was nearly … Read more

Ex-Wing David Legwand scores from long range

Hockey is one of those games where anything can happen – game winning goals scored on fluky deflections, tough-guys being named All-Star captains, and even the on-ice officials getting decked to the ice. But one spectacle that happens to at least one goalie a year is giving up a goal from extreme distances. The latest … Read more

Red Wings’ road struggles continue

The Detroit Red Wings struggled at home to start the new year, while their road play was nearly seamless, recording a 5-1 record on their six-game road trip that began January 2nd. But lately, the tables have turned. They’ve gone 4-0-1 in their past five at Joe Louis Arena, but following a 6-3 loss to … Read more

Why the Red Wings should acquire Scott Hartnell

The NHL trade deadline is just under three weeks from now, and teams around the league are scouting potential trade options to boost their team for a playoff run. At last year’s deadline, Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland was busy, acquiring both Erik Cole and Marek Zidlicky. Fans were happy to see him make two … Read more

Despite being confident, Howard’s slump continues

The Detroit Red Wings are back home after suffering a severe case of sunburn; losing both games in Florida to their Atlantic Division rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers. It was a change in the story line of Detroit’s recent road play that saw them go 7-1 away from Joe Louis Arena in the … Read more

Chelios, Larionov added to Detroit alumni roster

Detroit Red Wings fans received more good news on the 2016 Stadium Series front. Two additional legends have been added to the Detroit Alumni roster that will face-off against the Colorado Avalanche alumni – Igor Larionov and Chris Chelios. Larionov’s arrival in Detroit gave birth to the famous “Russian 5”, and he helped Detroit to three … Read more

Top 5 Red Wings goalie masks

In 1959, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante made hockey history by being the first to wear a mask. In the years since goalies everywhere have turned their masks into portraits of personal expression. The Detroit Red Wings have been fortunate to employ some of the game’s greatest ‘tenders, and the Winged Wheel has been the … Read more

Red Wings’ week at a glance, post All-Star break

With the 2016 NHL All-Star Game in the books, all 30 teams will resume their schedules. The Detroit Red Wings (sans All-Star speedster Dylan Larkin) took advantage of their time off to relax and heal up, but they’ll soon turn their attention to their next opponents on the ice. Here are Detroit’s next three match … Read more

NHL once again drops the ball, this time with Ryan White

Early in the first period of Sunday night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Jurco was on the receiving end of a shoulder-to-head hit from Flyers forward Ryan White. Jurco appeared dazed and was assisted off the ice, while White was given a match penalty and ejected from the game. Ryan White … Read more

Red Wings’ Teemu Pulkkinen returns to lineup

  The Detroit Red Wings received good news on the injury front Saturday afternoon. According to beat writer Ansar Khan, Teemu Pulkkinen has confirmed he will be in the lineup tomorrow when the Philadelphia Flyers visit Joe Louis Arena. Pulkkinen hasn’t played since December 3 when he suffered a dislocated shoulder following a hit from Arizona … Read more

What is the NHL’s War Room doing?

Blown-up shot showing Riley Sheahan's shot did, indeed, go in. Good catch by @FOXSportsDet. #RedWings #Ducks — Stefan Kubus (@StefanKubus) January 11, 2016 In order to ensure accuracy, the NHL uses what is commonly referred to as the “War Room”; in short, a large room in which dozens of off-ice officials sit and watch multiple … Read more

Detroit Red Wings’ next three opponents at a glance

[tps_header]The Detroit Red Wings were able to break a three-game losing skid with an important victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon. Things don’t get any easier this week as they begin the next three games on the East Coast before moving on to the West Coast. Here are Detroit’s next three opponents.[/tps_header] [tps_title]January … Read more

Maybe Harry Potter can help the Red Wings…

The Detroit Red Wings poor performance on New Years Eve against the Pittsburgh Penguins left their fans hoping for better things in 2016. Most, however, probably weren’t aware of the notable fan there with them. Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for playing the title character of Harry Potter in the film adaptations of the J.K. … Read more

Jonathan Ericsson Returns to Lineup

When the Red Wings take the ice tonight for their annual New Years Eve game, they’ll have a little extra help in their quest to get back on the winning track. Detroit Red Wings beat writer Ansar Khan has confirmed that Jonathan Ericsson will make his return to the lineup tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and … Read more

Struggling Howard pulled again

After allowing three goals and being pulled in the first period of his previous start, Jimmy Howard looked to rebound with a stronger performance against the Winnipeg Jets. It didn’t happen. Howard was pulled in favor of Petr Mrazek after allowing four goals on 14 shots, the first of which came while Detroit was on the … Read more