ROSTER UPDATE: Red Wings recall defenseman Joe Hicketts

The Detroit Red Wings have made a roster move today, recalling defenseman Joe Hicketts from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins after Trevor Daley suffered an injury on Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He’ll make his NHL debut on Monday when the Red Wings visit the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center and will wear … Read more

WATCH: Pretty passing play leads to Frans Nielsen PP goal

Now THIS is how you run a man-advantage. A terrific passing play by the Detroit Red Wings culminates in a power-play goal from Frans Nielsen. A tic-tac-toe setup saw the puck touch the sticks of Henrik Zetterberg, Justin Abdelkader, Gus Nyquist, and then Nielsen. Be sure and watch for former Red Wing Brendan Smith’s diving … Read more

Red Wings D Ryan Sproul to miss time with sprained knee

The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Ryan Sproul for an extended period of time. He slid hard into the boards during the second period of Saturday nights loss to the Edmonton Oilers. After the game, head coach Jeff Blashill told reporters that Sproul will miss time with a sprained knee. Blashill said Sproul … Read more

GM Ken Holland defends his deadline moves

The Detroit Red Wings parted ways with Tomas Jurco, Brendan Smith, Steve Ott, and Thomas Vanek leading up to the NHL’s Trade Deadline, and general manager Ken Holland defended the moves that he made for the team. This is certainly an unfamiliar position for the Red Wings to be in, but Holland insisted that he … Read more

Report: Red Wings could potentially extend Brendan Smith rather than deal him

Well, this probably isn’t the news that most Detroit Red Wings fans were expecting. NHL Insider Chris Nichols reported on Tuesday that per TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Red Wings have gotten plenty of interest from other teams about defenseman Brendan Smith. However, the team just might not be ready to part ways with him. Smith … Read more

Drew Miller wants out of Detroit, seeking trade and fresh start

The Detroit Red Wings sent Drew Miller down to the Grand Rapids Griffins back on January 31 and has played in just five games for the Griffins. The veteran Miller is aware of his current situation, knowing the team is willing to cut ties. The former Michigan State Spartan expressed his interest to be moved in … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings place D Alexey Marchenko on waivers

The Detroit Red Wings announced they have placed defenseman Alexey Marchenko on waivers. The move comes in order to make room for Brendan Smith to be brought back on the active roster after being on injured reserve. #RedWings waive Alexey Marchenko to make room for Brendan Smith, when they activate him tomorrow. — Ansar Khan … Read more

Ken Holland, Wings’ not ready to start selling

The Detroit Red Wings have had a less than stellar first half of the season thus far, but they may have turned it around after winning their last three games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens, and the Boston Bruins. Detroit general Manager Ken Holland doesn’t think it’s time to sell just yet. With their … Read more

5 Red Wings who could be moved at the trade deadline

With the NHL trade deadline approaching on February 28, the Detroit Red Wings and general manager Ken Holland will have some tough decisions to make. While there is still a slim chance that the Red Wings could make the playoffs for a 26th consecutive season, it seems unlikely at this point. After defeating the Montreal Canadiens Monday, … Read more