2 potential wildcard 2020 Draft choices for Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman

The Detroit Red Wings got the unfortunate news late last night, learning that they inexplicably dropped to 4th in the 2020 NHL Draft while having the added insult of having to watch a playoff team select 1st overall later this year. And projected top draft selection Alexis Lafranière as well as Quinton Byfield and Tim … Read more

Red Wings broadcaster Ken Kal reacts to Detroit’s poor luck in Draft Lottery

Detroit Red Wings fans continue to be frustrated with the results of last night’s NHL Draft Lottery that saw the Red Wings drop to 4th despite having the worst overall record. Red Wings radio broadcaster Ken Kal appeared on Pat Caputo‘s radio show on 97.1 The Ticket to offer his immediate reaction to the results, … Read more

Bob Wojnowski suggests a 2020 Draft scenario that’s a gut punch to Red Wings fans

This would be peak 2020 if this scenario were to play out. Not only did the Detroit Red Wings not get the 1st overall pick despite having the NHL’s worst record in last night’s Draft Lottery, but there’s a possibility that the general manager who ran the show in the Motor City over over 20 … Read more

Detroit Free Press runs 100 simulations of tomorrow’s NHL Draft Lottery

The Detroit Red Wings will find out a major part of their future tomorrow night when their Draft position is officially revealed. This year’s top prize is phenom forward Alexis Lafranière of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, who has drawn comparisons to Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Currently, the Red Wings hold the second … Read more

NHL Insider Bob McKenzie has excellent news for Red Wings’ draft chances

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The Detroit Red Wings had the unfortunate distinction of owning the National Hockey League’s worst record almost immediately after the regular season began. In fact, they clinched hockey’s last place in the standings several weeks before the coronavirus pandemic halted play. But of course, the good news with that is that their chances of getting … Read more

The Athletic’s latest NHL mock draft will give Red Wings fans big hopes

The Detroit Red Wings currently hold the NHL’s second best of landing the number one overall draft selection, whenever the annual festivities will be allowed to get underway. Embed from Getty Images Of course, that was perhaps the only silver lining of the 2019-20 Season, which saw the Red Wings clinch the League’s worst record … Read more

Projected first overall NHL Draft pick Alexis Lafrenière praises Red Wings

The projected first overall draft selection for the National Hockey League this year is Alexis Lafrenière, a young phenom who has dominated the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. With 35 goals and 77 assists in just 52 games, Lafrenière has made easy work of his competition. With the NHL’s worst record by quite a large … Read more

Projected 1st overall NHL pick Alexis Lafrenière 2019-20 season highlights (VIDEO)

Before the shutdown of the National Hockey League thanks to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Detroit Red Wings had already clinched the unfortunate marker of the last overall team in the standings, and it wasn’t even close. But with that comes a silver lining. They still currently hold the best odds to land … Read more

Projected #1 pick Alexis Lafrenière continues to make competition look silly (VIDEO)

He’s drawn comparisons to Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid, and it’s easy to see why. Embed from Getty Images Alexis Lafrenière, who is projected to be the first overall draft selection in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, continues to make his competition in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. With 35 goals and 74 assists … Read more

Red Wings officially knocked out of playoff contention with latest loss

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We knew it was coming sooner or later, but with the season that the Detroit Red Wings have had, it was going to be sooner. With Friday night’s 4-1 loss at the hands of the New York Islanders, the Red Wings were mathematically eliminated from participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the fourth straight … Read more

Projected 1st overall 2020 NHL draft pick Alexis Lafranière suffers leg injury

This certainly didn’t look good. Canadian major junior ice hockey player Alexis Lafranière, who is projected to be the top overall draft selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, was injured today while playing for Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship. He caught his leg in Russian goaltender Amir Miftakhov pads, and appeared to … Read more