Jeff Blashill among group of NHL coaches working for reduced pay

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

Finances are tighter in the National Hockey League thanks to most venues operating without fan attendance due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Projected losses are as high as $3 billion. To that end, the League has sought additional forms of revenue, and began selling advertising space on player helmets. The players took a collectively negotiated … Read more

Jeff Blashill lauds Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan

Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan has paid off so far during his first three games in Hockeytown. He’s tied for the NHL lead in goals scored with four and is looking every bit like the offensive power he was known for earlier in his career. Head coach Jeff Blashill joined NHL Network to discuss … Read more

Top Detroit Red Wings D prospect Moritz Seider has been on fire

The Detroit Red Wings selected German defenseman Moritz Seider with the 6th overall selection in the 2019 NHL Draft, and they’re banking on him being a big part of their future. And so far, he’s been every bit as good as advertised. Seider, who is currently playing with Rögle BK in the Swedish Hockey League … Read more

Two more Detroit Red Wings players added to COVID-19 list

The Detroit Red Wings are beginning to experience additional problems thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Already down two players in Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne, two additional players were added to the COVID protocol list today: forward Sam Gagner and defenseman Jon Merrill. Sam Gagner and Jon Merrill have been added to the NHL’s Covid … Read more

Former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock regrets treating Johan Franzen the way he did

One of the most successful head coaches of the modern NHL era, Babcock guided the upstart Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to within one game of the 2003 Stanley Cup championship. Following his hiring by the Red Wings in 2005, he proceeded to win a total of 458 games in the Motor City that included four … Read more

Bobby Ryan making his case to be Steve Yzerman’s top acquisition as Red Wings GM

Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan is looking every bit like the goal-scoring forward he was known as earlier in his career, and his signing has paid immediate dividends for a team in need of more offensive firepower. Ryan, who made Red Wings team history during Tuesday night’s win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, has … Read more

Did Detroit Red Wings color analyst Mickey Redmond drop an F-Bomb on live television? [Video]

If you happened to watch last night’s game between the Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, you had the opportunity to see a great game that ended with the Red Wings winning 3-2 in overtime to move to 2-2 on the young season. But if you were watching (and listening) closely, you may have … Read more

Head coach Jeff Blashill explains why he juggled line combinations

The Detroit Red Wings were already without forwards Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne on Tuesday night thanks to COVID-19 protocols, so the lines that head coach Jeff Blashill rolled out onto the ice were going to look a bit different. And they continued to change throughout the contest. “I like their work ethic and compete … Read more

Tyler Bertuzzi says Detroit Red Wings are buying into coach Blashill’s system

The Detroit Red Wings rebounded from Monday afternoon’s setback against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 overtime victory on Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena over the same opponent. Tyler Bertuzzi deflected the rebound of captain Dylan Larkin‘s shot off goaltender Elvis Merzlikins just 15 seconds into the extra frame, giving Detroit the additional … Read more

Tyler Bertuzzi deflects home winning goal 15 seconds into OT [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets entered overtime after 60 minutes of hard-fought hockey. It only took 15 seconds to decide a winner. Captain Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi broke in on a two-on-one rush; Larkin’s shot was stopped by goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, only to have it deflect past him courtesy of Bertuzzi: … Read more

Bobby Ryan sets Red Wings history with 4th goal in first 3 games [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings decided to take a chance on forward Bobby Ryan, signing him to a one-year contract after he was bought out by the Ottawa Senators. And so far, his contract has been worth its weight in gold. Ryan talled his fourth goal of this young season, giving the Red Wings the 2-1 … Read more

Anthony Mantha snipes home his 1st goal of season for Detroit Red Wings [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings are looking for a measure of revenge against the Columbus Blue Jackets for yesterday afternoon’s loss. And of course, a good way to go would be to get one of the leading sources for offense for the Red Wings on the scoresheet. Forward Anthony Mantha buried 1st goal of the season, … Read more

Line brawl erupts featuring buddies Dylan Larkin vs. Zach Werenski [Video]

With less than one minute remaining in the third period, the Detroit Red Wings trailed the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 3-1 when it appeared as if the Red Wings had scored to make it 3-2. But the referee’s original call on the ice was no-goal. As the puck went into the net, … Read more

New Detroit Red Wings F Bobby Ryan scores filthy snap shot goal vs. Blue Jackets [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to pick up their second win in a row as they are taking on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Little Caesars Arena this afternoon. The Red Wings got off to a good start as Bobby Ryan scored on an amazing snapshot directly off a faceoff in the Blue Jackets … Read more

Pair of Red Wings players out due to COVID-19 protocols

The Detroit Red Wings host the Columbus Blue Jackets for an afternoon affair at Little Caesars Arena, but they’ll be short two members of the team. Both Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne will be absent due to COVID-19 protocols. In Fabbri’s place, Michael Rasmussen will make his season debut, while Frans Nielsen returns to the … Read more

Jimmy Howard says no thanks to Ken Holland’s invitation to play for Oilers

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has reportedly made the decision to call it a career after 543 career NHL games, all spent with Detroit. And according to a report, he turned down an invitation to extend his career from an old friend. Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland, who spent decades in Detroit … Read more