Happy birthday, Hank: Top 5 Henrik Zetterberg goals

NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Detroit Red Wings

Trying to narrow down a list of amazing Henrik Zetterberg goals down to just 5 was really difficult to do. Over his great career, Hank has scored some of the most memorable goals in Detroit Red Wings history, especially in crucial situations. Here is my attempt at narrowing his extensive collection of goals down to 5. #5 … Read more

Brad Richards announces retirement from the NHL

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Brad Richards is officially hanging up his skates. [email protected]_1991 retires from @NHL after 15 seasons: https://t.co/AEJvYRsL50 — NHLPA (@NHLPA) July 20, 2016 Richards, 36, spent 15 seasons in the NHL and suited up for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, and most recently, the Detroit … Read more

Red Wings D Kyle Quincey and F Brad Richards both to hit free agent market, unlikely to return

The roster shake up in Detroit has begun. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Detroit Free Press today that neither Brad Richards nor Kyle Quincey will receive new contracts from the team before July 1st, if at all. Richards, 36, was brought in on a one year $3 million contract last year. He scored 10 goals and 28 … Read more

Justin Abdelkader: ‘Sometimes, altercations like that happen.’

To say that things broke down towards the end of last night’s Lightning victory would be putting it lightly. Justin Abdelkader, a big player in the late-game festivities, thinks things will calm down as the series continues. “It’s been a physical series,” he told the Detroit Free Press today. “Each game kind of takes its own shape. Yeah, I don’t … Read more

Johnson cruises Lightning to a 5-2 Game 2 victory over Red Wings

RED WINGS at LIGHTNING 32 SOG 31 1/5 POWER PLAY 1/6 35 FACE-OFF WINS 34 14 BLOCKED SHOTS 15 30 HITS 30 9 GIVEAWAYS 8 1st Period Two minutes into the first, Alex Killorn headed to the box for holding. The Red Wings didn’t do much on their first man advantage of the game. Tampa Bay had their … Read more

Red Wings defeat Leafs 3-2, leapfrog Bruins for third spot in the Atlantic

RED WINGS at MAPLE LEAFS 26 SOG 34 1/3 POWER PLAY 0/3 17 HITS 14 34 FACE-OFF WINS 28 30 BLOCKED SHOTS 11 8 TAKEAWAYS 12 1st Period It took half of the period before any scoring to get underway. Both teams feeling each other out until Brad Richards put the good guys on the … Read more

Is Dylan Larkin pressing/fatiguing?

It isn’t too concerning, but it surely is something to start taking notice of. It seems to have been a little bit of a struggle for the young phenom, Dylan Larkin over the past month or so. Larkin has dropped out of the top ten in plus/minus. He was consistently within the top three in … Read more

Kane, Panarin too much for Red Wings to overcome, fall 5-2 to Blackhawks

RED WINGS vs. BLACKHAWKS 33 SOG 33 1/4 POWER PLAY 2/3 34 FACE-OFF WINS 23 22 HITS 11 7 GIVEAWAYS 8 13 BLOCKED SHOTS 12 1st Period Great energy from both teams to start the game. An early chance to strike first for the Wings as the Euro Twins teamed up for an opportunity. Pavel … Read more

Stadium Series game recap- Red Wings 5 Avalanche 3

Playing in the fifth outdoor game of his career, Red Wings forward Brad Richards celebrated in grand fashion. He scored the game-winning goal with one minute left on the clock to propel the Wings to a 5-3 victory in the Stadium Series game, which was played at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The goal was his seventh … Read more

Larkin, Athanasiou both anxious for their first NHL outdoor game experience

When it comes to being a professional athlete, you get to do some pretty cool things. Tonight, two of the young up-and-comers for our very own Detroit Red Wings will have their first outdoor game experience. Rookie forwards Dylan Larkin and Andreas Athanasiou are very anxious to be able to take part in the Stadium … Read more

Senators even it late and Red Wings fall 3-2 in shootout

RED WINGS at SENATORS 31 SOG 27 0/2 POWERPLAY 0/2 28 HITS 39 37 FACE-OFF WINS 30 11 BLOCKED SHOTS 8 7 GIVEAWAYS 15 1st Period Not much really went on in the first period. Lots of back and forth play with a couple decent scoring chances for both teams. Petr Mrazek took a slap … Read more

Datsyuk, Zetterberg, & Helm lead Red Wings in wacky 6-5 victory over Bruins

RED WINGS vs. BRUINS 6 GOALS 5 2/5 POWER PLAY 0/2 35 SOG 22 33 FACE-OFF WINS 28 14 HITS 30 7 BLOCKED SHOTS 12 6 GIVEAWAYS 2 The start of the first period really set the tone for just how wacky the rest of the hockey game would be. Brendan Smith iced the puck just … Read more

Mrazek and Larkin shine in Red Wings’ victory over New Jersey

Last night in New Jersey, the Detroit Red Wings were able to preserve a 1-0 win against the Devils, collecting two key points in the standings. Dylan Larkin scored the game’s only goal on a breakaway in the first period after receiving a beauty of a pass from Brad Richards. Petr Mrazek stopped all 22 … Read more

Is Pavel Datsyuk still the same Pavel Datsyuk?

This is the 13th season that Red Wings nation has had the privilege of seeing Pavel Datsyuk sport the classic red and white. Throughout those 13 seasons, we have seen him pull off some of the most amazing things imaginable. Just when defenders think he’s going left, he makes a hard cut to the right. … Read more

Brad Richards to return on Friday; Athanasiou goes back to Grand Rapids

One of the key signings in the off-season, Brad Richards, is ready to make his return to the ice for the Detroit Red Wings. Richards has been out of the lineup since October 21 with lower back pain. In a corresponding roster move, Andreas Athanasiou was reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins. In his six games with Detroit, he … Read more