Anthony Mantha addresses his slow start for Detroit Red Wings

Fresh off signing a new four-year contract, Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha was anticipated to be carrying a major portion of the team’s offensive load. So far in the young 2020-21 NHL Season, that hasn’t come to fruition. Through the first six games, Mantha has tallied only a single goal to go with two … Read more

Shorthanded Red Wings drop second straight game to Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks (2-3-1) now have two straight victories over the Detroit Red Wings after having started the 2020-21 season winless in their first four games. Meanwhile, the Red Wings (2-4-0) looked far too much like last year’s squad that dropped 49 games. Chicago picked apart Detroit this afternoon at United Center, winning by a … 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

2020-21 Detroit Red Wings’ Season Preview

Despite only playing 71 out of their scheduled 82 games last season, it certainly was a long one for the Red Wings. Their 17 wins in those 71 games gave them a winning percentage of .239, which was the worst in the entire league, and by a large margin. The next worst margin was .352, … Read more

Team Red wins Red Wings intrasquad scrimmage at LCA (VIDEO)

We’re a mere nine days away from the Detroit Red Wings officially kicking off their 95th season of NHL play. We got a good look at the first real action for the team in nearly ten months with the Team Red/White intrasquad scrimmage that took place at Little Caesars Arena earlier today. Team Red Would … Read more

Jeff Blashill discusses job appreciation and previews upcoming Detroit Red Wings season

The Detroit Red Wings are preparing for the beginning of training camp for the upcoming 2020-21 NHL season, which is slated to begin January 13. And fans will see that this year’s edition of the team will look noticeably different than the squad who earned the unfortunate distinction of being the worst Red Wings team … Read more

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman hopes Anthony Mantha avoids future injury

The Detroit Red Wings made things official earlier this week, inking restricted free agent forward Anthony Mantha to a new four year extension. Embed from Getty Images And while the hard-nosed forward makes his living scoring goals, he’s not been afraid to throw his weight around and drop the gloves. However, he’s injured himself in … Read more

Former Red Wings enforcer Stu Grimson weighs in on Mantha contract extension

He was known as “The Grim Reaper” as one of the most feared enforcers during his time in the National Hockey League, having compiled over 2,000 PIM and having one of the toughest set of fists in hockey history. Stu Grimson, who was drafted in 1983 by the Detroit Red Wings, currently serves as an … Read more

Contract details emerge for Detroit Red Wings’ RW Anthony Mantha

On Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings signed RW Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract. Now, details have emerged and the AAV for Mantha’s contract is $5.7M. Here is the breakdown of what he will get each season. Nation, is this a good deal for the Red Wings? 4 years at $5.7M AAV $4.5M$5.3M$6.5M$6.5M — … Read more

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman signs RW Anthony Mantha to long-term contract

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According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have signed RW Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract. Financial details of the deal have not yet been released. The #RedWings today signed right wing Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract. Details: — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 3, 2020 From Detroit Red Wings: The Detroit … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman gives update on Anthony Mantha, Tyler Bertuzzi, and hints at more moves

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has remained busy through the first few days of free agency, bringing aboard several new players including the likes of Bobby Ryan, Thomas Greiss and Vladislav Namestnikov. Embed from Getty Images And here’s the kicker – none of them are long term deals. Ryan was signed to a one-year … Read more

The Athletic: Anthony Mantha contract extension with Red Wings could be shorter than expected

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One of Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman‘s biggest tasks this offseason is to get a contract extension done with forward, Anthony Mantha. Embed from Getty Images According to Craig Custance of The Athletic, talks have progressed between the Red Wings and Mantha, but it wouldn’t be surprising if the extension is shorter than originally … Read more

Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of cap space following Staal trade

The Detroit Red Wings took on the $5.7 million cap hit of New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal, acquiring him along with a second round draft pick in exchange for future considerations. Embed from Getty Images Conversely, the Red Wings will be free of the $4.25 million and $3,166,667 cap hits of defenseman Jonathan Ericsson … Read more

Report: Steve Yzerman has begun contract discussions with Anthony Mantha

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One of Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman‘s biggest tasks this offseason will be to get a deal done with RW Anthony Mantha and according to reports, talks have already begun. Embed from Getty Images Mantha, who will become a restricted free agent at the conclusion of the season, scored 16 goals and dished out … Read more

Detroit Red Wings drop Anthony Mantha 2019-20 highlight video

Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha may have only played in 43 games during the 2019-20 season but during that time, he showed flashes of what an All-Star player should look like. In those 43 games, Mantha scored 16 goals while dishing out 22 assists. Here are some of Mantha’s highlights from this past season. … Read more

Steve Yzerman says Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi are not going anywhere

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has some important decisions to make prior to the start of the 2020-21 season and it sounds like some of those decisions have already been made, including bringing back head coach Jeff Blashill for another year. While speaking to the media (virtually) on Wednesday, Yzerman also revealed that the … Read more