WATCH: Nick Jensen scores a beauty on Matt Murray

The Detroit Red Wings picked up their second straight win on Sunday, a 5-2 victory at Pittsburgh. Defenseman Nick Jensen got the ball rolling for Detroit on Sunday with this beauty of a first goal on Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray.   Jensen and forward Justin Abdelkader found themselves in a 2-on-1 advantage. After receiving the pass, Jensen fooled Murray, … Read more

Thomas Vanek expected to return tonight against St. Louis

The Detroit Red Wings take on the St. Louis Blues Wednesday night at home, looking to end a four-game losing streak. The team received good news today as co-leading scorer Thomas Vanek is expected to return to the lineup after missing Sunday’s game in Minnesota due to an ankle injury. Blashill said he expects Vanek … Read more

Red Wings’ Petr Mrazek records first shutout of season

Petr Mrazek‘s back is going to be sore tomorrow after carrying the Detroit Red Wings to a victory Saturday night against the Nashville Predators. Mrazek stopped all 42 Nashville shots, recording his first shutout this season and his first since February 8th of last year. The win also improved Mrazek’s career record against Nashville to … Read more

Lions WR Anquan Boldin reportedly considering retirement

Although Anquan Boldin expressed interest in returning for a 15th NFL season recently, he is reportedly considering retirement, per Kyle Meinke of mLive. Boldin turns 37 this year, but had a productive 2016 season with the Detroit Lions. He led the team with eight touchdown receptions and had 67 receptions overall. He was a go-to … Read more

WATCH: Danny DeKeyser talks about his big game-winning goal with FSD

In a back-and-forth hockey game which featured a lot of scoring, the Detroit Red Wings were victorious against the New York Islanders. After the Islanders tied the game at four late in the third period, Danny DeKeyser threw a shot on net that pinballed off of two Islanders and found its way past Thomas Greiss. … Read more

Petr Mrazek to start for Red Wings vs. Islanders; defense pairings remain the same

Petr Mrazek will get his first start since the All-Star break as the Detroit Red Wings host the New York Islanders on Friday night. Jared Coreau started in Detroit’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday night. Petr Mrazek confirmed as #RedWings starter. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 3, 2017 Mrazek has struggled this season … Read more

OTD: Red Wings F Johan Franzen scores five goals against Ottawa

Six years ago today, Johan Franzen scored five goals for the Detroit Red Wings in a 7-5 win against the Ottawa Senators. Franzen became the first Red Wing to score five goals in a game since Sergei Fedorov did it in 1996. Franzen’s hockey career is likely over, as he has not appeared in a … Read more

Despite All-Star selection, Frans Nielsen has not been worth his contract

When the Detroit Red Wings signed center Frans Nielsen to a six-year, $31.5 million contract in the offseason, the team never expected Nielsen to be able to replace Pavel Datsyuk. Frankly, nobody can replace Pavel Datsyuk. The Red Wings did, however, expect Nielsen to be worth the big money that they spent on him. So … Read more

Set to return from injury, Dylan Larkin must step up for Red Wings

Dylan Larkin is set to return from injury when the Detroit Red Wings take on the New Jersey Devils Tuesday night. This final stretch of the season is vital for both Larkin, who has struggled to find consistency, and the Red Wings, who are looking to make the playoffs for a 26th consecutive season. After … Read more

Red Wings’ Tomas Jurco confused about lack of play, requested trade earlier in season

After a promising rookie campaign in 2013-14 with the Detroit Red Wings, forward Tomas Jurco has struggled to produce. He has been a healthy scratch for most of this season, playing in only 12 games. He is the only player on the Red Wings who has failed to record a point this season. According to … Read more

5 Reasons why the Detroit Red Wings WILL keep their playoff streak alive

This has been a roller coaster season for the Detroit Red Wings. Their season-long struggles have been well documented, and many believed that Detroit’s 25-year playoff streak would finally be snapped this year. Now, the Red Wings have found life again. They have won three straight games, all against some impressive teams (Pittsburgh, Montreal, Boston) … Read more

5 Players the Detroit Lions MUST re-sign

The Detroit Lions have several players who are pending free agents this offseason. Bob Quinn will have some important choices to make as to who he should keep and who he should let walk. There are five players in particular that Quinn and the Lions must re-sign for 2017.

The case for keeping Thomas Vanek

Thomas Vanek has been great for the Detroit Red Wings this season after signing a one-year, $2.6 million contract. However, Detroit’s playoff streak is in jeopardy (they are second to last in the Atlantic Division), making Vanek’s future with the Red Wings uncertain. If Ken Holland feels that the Red Wings won’t make the playoffs … Read more

5 Red Wings who could be moved at the trade deadline

With the NHL trade deadline approaching on February 28, the Detroit Red Wings and general manager Ken Holland will have some tough decisions to make. While there is still a slim chance that the Red Wings could make the playoffs for a 26th consecutive season, it seems unlikely at this point. After defeating the Montreal Canadiens Monday, … Read more

5 Players who will not be on the Detroit Lions next season

Despite making a playoff appearance and proving many doubters wrong, the Detroit Lions are still a long way from being Super Bowl contenders. General manager Bob Quinn will have some difficult choices to make this offseason as the Lions have several pending free agents and several weak spots on the roster. Five players in particular … Read more

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. Danny DeKeyser has taken a huge step back after signing a six-year, $30 million contract. All season long, Detroit’s defense has struggled to get pucks out of the zone and has … Read more