Livonia native Ryan Kesler stars in controversial NHL commercial

The NHL has marked it’s 100th anniversary with several commercials and a special patch on all player jerseys this year. The Anaheim Ducks decided to get in on the fun with a special commercial marking the anniversary, but have decided to pull it following a rather mixed reaction. Embed from Getty Images The Ducks had … Read more

Friday Night Fights: 5 best NHL fights from October

Who doesn’t love some good hockey fights? From the moment the sticks and the gloves hit the ice, you can feel the electricity in the air as the crowd roars to life watching the men on the ice take swings at one another. While the role of fighting in today’s NHL has diminished a bit, … Read more

WHOA! Ducks Kevin Bieska KO’s Flyers Radko Gudas with ‘Superman’ punch [Video]

With Halloween only a week away, little kids around the country are getting fired up to dress as their favorite character and collect as much free candy as possible. Some will go as a fireman, some as their favorite athlete or movie star, and some will transform into their favorite superhero. Well, it’s safe to … Read more

WATCH: Oilers fans sing US anthem after mic fails

There are often moments in sports that transcend the heat of the battles and remind us all that sportsmanship still exists. Sunday evening in Edmonton produced such a moment. Before Game 3 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks, Canadian country singer Brett Kissel had his microphone fail during his … Read more

Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 2

To celebrate the final season at Joe Louis Arena, we’re counting down the top 25 moments involving the Detroit Red Wings at the legendary old barn. You can view numbers 25-21 here. Let’s take a look at 20 through 16 in part two of our countdown. 20. 2009 WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIS, GAME 7   The Red Wings … Read more

Red Wings need Petr Mrazek to find his game in a hurry

For Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek, the new year will hopefully be a fresh start. After signing a two-year, $8 million contract in the off-season, Mrazek has been inconsistent and downright mediocre. Mrazek was expected to be a rock for the Red Wings in goal like he was for much of last season. However, … Read more

WATCH: Max Domi channels father Tie with one-punch KO of Ryan Kesler

Maybe Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler will remember to study history when he wakes up. However, after Kesler dropped the gloves with Max Domi last night, it’s doubtful that he will remember much. Domi looked for all the world like his legendary NHL fighting father Tie Domi, delivering a brutal one-punch knockout of Kesler. Kesler needed assistance getting off … Read more

Report: Shawn Horcoff to join Red Wings Staff

Elliot Friedman of Sportsnet has reported that NHL veteran Shawn Horcoff is retiring and will be joining the Detroit Red Wings in a player development role. Horcoff was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry draft, and spent 12 seasons with them before being traded to the … Read more

Niklas Kronwall pulled from Team Sweden’s World Cup roster due to injury

It was announced this morning that Team Sweden would be making a change to their 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster. Niklas Kronwall of the Detroit Red Wings will not participate in the tournament, due to injury. Hampus Lindholm of the Anaheim Ducks will be replacing the veteran defenseman. Kronwall was limited to just 64 … Read more

On This Day: Red Wings sign Mike Babcock to be new head coach

After turning down an offer to remain the head coach of the then, Anaheim ‘Mighty’ Ducks, Mike Babcock ended up signing a contract to become the new head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Babcock’s tenure as the head coach of the Detroit Red Wings lasted a decade. In ten season as head coach in … Read more

Red Wings re-sign Drew Miller to one-year deal

This is a great re-signing by the front office. The Detroit Red Wings have come to terms on a one-year contract extension with forward, Drew Miller. UPDATE: #RedWings sign Drew Miller to a one-year contract extension: — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) June 27, 2016 Last season was a season to forget for the … Read more

Why the Red Wings should trade for Corey Perry

Even though you most likely read that title and scoffed, hear me out. The Detroit Red Wings’ offense needs help. Goal scoring was down this season from last, and every player on the roster took a step backwards in terms of overall offensive production. If GM Ken Holland intends on keeping his team a playoff … Read more

3 options the Red Wings have for assistant coaching vacancies

The Red Wings have two assistant coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2016-17 Season. Tony Granato accepted the head coaching position at the University of Wisconsin, while Pat Ferschweiler was reassigned to Detroit’s press box. The good news is the Red Wings have several options to replace them. GM Ken Holland and … Read more

Injured Drew Miller wants to return to the Red Wings

One of the most underrated penalty-killing forwards in the league, Drew Miller’s season was cut short by injuries, appearing in only 28 games during Detroit’s 2015-16 campaign. He had previously played in 164 consecutive regular season games the past two years. He’s set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 after making $1.35 … Read more