LOOK: Bishop Designs paints Star Wars mask for May 4th

Ray Bishop of Bishop Designs is at it again, and this time with a special Star Wars twist. The renowned artist, whose clientele includes Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard and Vancouver Canucks goaltender (and MSU alum) Ryan Miller, put out an eye-catching design for a fan in honor of today’s date, May 4th. We’ll even … Read more

Injured Drew Miller wants to return to the Red Wings

One of the most underrated penalty-killing forwards in the league, Drew Miller’s season was cut short by injuries, appearing in only 28 games during Detroit’s 2015-16 campaign. He had previously played in 164 consecutive regular season games the past two years. He’s set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 after making $1.35 … Read more

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 Stanley Cups each year, they’re following the wrong league. In addition, he also said that expecting less “can be more exciting”, since many used to regard the regular season as “boring” and … Read more

Ken Holland’s end-of-year comments [Video]

Missed opportunities define Red Wings’ season

It’s another early summer in Hockeytown. For the third consecutive season, the Detroit Red Wings failed to advance past the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It’s been a distant eight years since they’ve drank from the Stanley Cup. And it’s been at least four years since they’ve been regarded as a serious contender … Read more

Special teams doom Red Wings in Game 4, must find life in Game 5

The Detroit Red Wings entered Game 4 of their best of seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning in front of their home fans with a chance to tie the series at two games apiece. They didn’t get it done, largely because their special teams couldn’t get it done. The Lightning left the ice after … Read more

Just In: Petr Mrazek, Brendan Smith return to lineup

The Detroit Red Wings find themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 series lead in their opening round match-up against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In an effort to get the momentum back on their side, they’re turning to last year’s playoff starting goaltender – Petr Mrazek. Number 34 will be between the pipes tonight … Read more

Why isn’t Anthony Mantha playing?

While the Detroit Red Wings are searching for answers as to why they haven’t been able to contain Tampa Bay’s “Triplets” line, fans are also searching for an answer from the Red Wings’ brass – why is Joakim Andersson considered more important than Anthony Mantha? Yes, we know Mantha is a rookie with limited NHL … Read more

Detroit has advantage over banged-up Tampa Bay

Last year, the Detroit Red Wings weren’t able to overcome a healthy Tampa Bay Lightning squad and ultimately lost their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with them in seven games, despite having held a one-game lead twice. This time around though, it’s different. Tampa Bay will be without the services of sniper Steven Stamkos and stalwart defenseman … Read more

97.1 The Ticket re-signs host Mike Valenti

You may love him, you may hate him. But he’s here to stay long term on Detroit’s airwaves. 97.1 The Ticket has announced the re-signing of opinionated and abrasive on-air personality Mike Valenti to a multi-year deal. He’s one half of the highly popular Valenti and Foster show, opposite Terry Foster. “I am pleased Mike … Read more

Former Red Wings coach Jacques Demers suffers stroke

Quebec Senator and former NHL coach Jacques Demers is currently in stable condition at a Montreal hospital after suffering a stroke on Wednesday night. Demers, 71, led the Montreal Canadiens to a Stanley Cup championship in 1993, and also coached the Quebec Nordiques, St. Louis Blues, and Tampa Bay Lightning. But Red Wings fans will forever … Read more

Red Wings’ final three regular season opponents

Following two straight victories last week, the Red Wings find themselves back in the playoff picture. There’s only three regular season games remaining on the schedule, and they’re all equally important as they’ll decide whether or not Detroit’s playoff streak is extended to a 25th consecutive year. Here are their final three regular season opponents.