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Michael Whitaker

Red Wings week at a glance

The Detroit Red Wings wrapped up the finishing touches on a 4-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night, giving them points in 15 of their past 16 games. They'll look to continue that hot pace heading into...

NHL gets it wrong again

As we've seen plenty of times in the past, the Detroit Red Wings were robbed of a clear goal by the NHL. The latest victim is Teemu Pulkkinen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F44w70278XE#t=58 Standing in front of the goal, Pulkkinen chipped the puck past the...

Biggest surprises so far in the NHL

We're just over a week into the 2015-16 NHL season, and although the season is still in its infancy, several teams have posted records that would make even the most casual hockey fan stop and scratch their heads. Here...

Could Franzen return in 2015-16?

Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen, known affectionately by his nickname "Mule", last played on January 6th against the Edmonton Oilers. A concussion suffered after a hit from Rob Klinkhammer sidelined him for the remainder of the regular season...

Top 5 Dan Cleary moments

For the last 10 years, Dan Cleary has called Hockeytown home, and in that time, he developed from a checking forward into a goal scorer, enjoying three seasons of 20+ goals. Though his time with Detroit is almost certainly...

Top UFA’s Detroit Red Wings could potentially target

The list of unrestricted free agents for 2015 isn't as large as in years past. However, there are a few notable names that the Red Wings should keep tabs on.  5. Marek Zidlicky  The 38-year old defenseman played 21...

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 his most likely replacement, Jeff Blashill. The current head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins was...

Could the goalie pad size debate be revisited?

A report recently surfaced on ProHockeyTalk that the NHLPA is concerned about "the lack of goal-scoring", and that the topic will be discussed over the summer. Typically, the average fan will respond with wanting to make even more reductions to...

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 and a championship in 2008, and 10 consecutive playoff berths later, hockey’s longest tenured head coach...

Petr Mrazek is no stranger to pressure

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek has emerged as one of the surprise stories of the season, and has led the Red Wings thus far to a 2-1 series advantage over the heavily favored Tampa Bay Lightning. But although he might...

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