Wings Survive Panther Scare, Hang on For the Win

Red Wings 4 – Panthers 3

The Red Wings coughed up and then regained a two goal lead for a second straight night, and picked up their 4th straight win. The game wasn’t without it’s dangerous moments, though, which I’ll get to after the break.

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Take Your Measuring Stick and Shove it

Red Wings 6  – Lightning 2

In a game that was a measuring stick of sorts for the Lightning, they did not stack up well against the Red Wings. With players coming back in droves off of the injured reserve, the Wings have begun playing like the team we were treated to in the first two months of the season. Follow along after the jump for the breakdown.

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Stuart’s Back, Salei’s still in Cali, Kindl Gets One More

Tonight, the Detroit Red Wings will welcome back Brad Stuart to the lineup. Stuart has been sidelined since breaking his jaw in a game against the Calgary Flames on January 7th. Tom Kostopoulos received a six game suspension for the hit.

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Leafs Make Another Move, Bruins Address Center Void

Brian Burke promised he wasn’t done dealing, after shipping Kris Versteeg to Philadelphia for a 1st and 3rd round pick. He followed through on that yesterday, pulling off a deal with his former employers, the Anaheim Ducks.

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What to do with all these healthy bodies?

Very soon, the Red Wings will have to deal with a problem they’ve barely had to think about for two full seasons. When Brad Stuart, Valtteri Filppula and Mike Modano all return sometime this month (hopefully) the Red Wings will have…*gasp* too many healthy players!

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Detroit Earns the Sweep

In a rare home and home with the Boston Bruins this weekend, the Detroit Red Wings took home all four points, thanks in large part to the four goals scored by #44.

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Be a GM!

One of my favorite things to do, and I know other fans feel the same way, is to try to create trades that would better my team. The difficulty comes in trying to figure out the math involved with making deals that complies with the NHL’s complicated salary cap. Well, one of the best sites on the internet, Cap Geek, has a tool to solve all of your problems.

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Wings Take the Off Wing View in Win

Red Wings 6 Bruins 1

There are times as a writer where it is tough for me to pick the three stars of the game. Some of the time, it is because the Wings got thoroughly dismantled and no one deserves a star. Then there are games like tonight’s…

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Home and Home with Boston Could Prove Pivotal

Every year, teams have defining moments, or games that, in hindsight, were a turning point in the season. I think that this weekend’s two game set with the Boston Bruins could prove to be that defining moment for our beloved Red Wings. Join me after the jump and I’ll let you know why.

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Early Trades Set the Tone

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The NHL trade deadline isn’t for another two and a half weeks, but already teams are making moves to either improve their chances at a Cup this year, or to ease their rebuilding process. These early deals may have set the tone for deadline day, and bidding prices may have been determined based on the deals that have gone down already. After the jump, we’ll take a look at the trades that have been made in the last couple of days.

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