Brendan Smith returns to Detroit Red Wings lineup

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith is set to make his return to the lineup tonight when the Red Wings host the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena. Smith has been absent from the lineup since suffering a sprained MCL against the Montreal Canadiens on November 26, and he’s been itching to get … Read more

Andreas Athanasiou, Jimmy Howard expected back soon

The Detroit Red Wings received a bit of good news on the injury front. Injured goaltender Jimmy Howard and winger Andreas Athanasiou are both ready to return to practice, according to general manager Ken Holland. Athanasiou has been absent from the lineup since suffering a sprained knee during Detroit’s 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings F Justin Abdelkader out 2-4 weeks with ‘slight MCL sprain’

Another day, another injury for the Red Wings. This time, Justin Abdelkader has fallen victim. Justin Abdelkader has slight MCL sprain, out 2-4 weeks. Red Wings may make call-ups Saturday, Grand Rapids plays tonight. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) December 2, 2016 The injury occurred in the first period after a collision with Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck in … Read more

Detroit Red Wings News: Tomas Jurco recalled, Bertuzzi and Smith placed on injured reserve

The Detroit Red Wings made a few roster moves today,  recalling 23-year-old right wing Tomas Jurco from the Grand Rapids Griffins and removed him from long-term injured reserve. They also placed left wing Tyler Bertuzzi and defenseman Brendan Smith on seven-day injured reserve. Brendan Smith is out approximately four weeks with a sprained right medial … Read more

Detroit Red Wings impressive against Montreal Canadiens despite loss

The Detroit Red Wings dropped a hard-fought game against the league-best Montreal Canadiens Saturday night in overtime, losing 2-1. While Montreal denied the Red Wings of a third consecutive win, the Red Wings were the better team throughout the game and arguably would have won if it weren’t for Carey Price. The Red Wings outshot … Read more

Red Wings Lose Brendan Smith, Tyler Bertuzzi to Injury

The Detroit Red Wings lost defenseman Brendan Smith and forward Tyler Bertuzzi to injury during their game against the Montreal Canadiens. Smith sustained a knee-on-knee hit and had to be helped off the ice. Soon afterwards, Bertuzzi was hit in the corner and limped off the ice in obvious pain. #RedWings Brendan Smith hurt right … Read more

Flyers’ Schenn Avoids Suspension For Smith Hit

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith was victimized by a high hit to the head from Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn. Schenn appears to be trying to avoid Smith, but wasn’t able to, and made clear and dangerous contact with his head. Smith left Detroit’s bench for the dressing room, but returned for the third … Read more

Detroit Red Wings 2016-17 Season Preview

It’s the final season at historic Joe Louis Arena as the Detroit Red Wings prepare for their 91st NHL campaign before moving to brand new Little Caesars Arena next year. After a frustrating five-game opening round loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in last year’s playoffs, the Red Wings enter this season looking to build … Read more

Red Wings official roster announced for Opening Night

We’re a little more than 24 hours away from puck drop, for the Detroit Red Wings at least. The 2016-17 NHL season officially gets underway Wednesday night, but Detroit will first take the ice Thursday night in Tampa against the Lightning. A lot of speculation has been made on who will make the roster for Opening … Read more

Projected Red Wings lineups vs. Bruins

The Detroit Red Wings will look to make it two consecutive preseason wins when they visit the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden at 7:00 EST. Unfortunately, just like last night’s game, this won’t be televised. We’re hearing that the game will be streamed live on the Boston Bruins official website. Either way, we’ll be … Read more

2016-17 Red Wings Outlook: Mike Green

MIKE GREEN AGE: 30 POSITION: Defense CONTRACT: 2016-17 will be the second year of a three-year contract worth $18 million, with an average cap hit of $6 million 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON STATS: 74 games, seven goals, 28 assists, 38 penalty minutes, -6 rating 2015-16 PLAYOFF STATS: Five games, one goal, one assist, 10 penalty minutes … Read more

Defensive presence an off-season need for Red Wings

It’s no mystery in the fact that the Red Wings’ early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs brings plenty of speculation in regards to what needs to be addressed going into next season. Both Petr Mrazek and Jimmy Howard played well during the regular season and even with an early exit, they played well in … Read more

Red Wings laid out blueprint for how to win series in Game 3

Game one of the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning was ugly. Detroit was dominated throughout a large portion of the game, and although the shot total leaned in Detroit’s favor in the end, the quality of shots and play was largely in Tampa’s favor. Game two was more of the same, if not worse. The … Read more

WATCH: Brendan Smith absolutely levels Cedric Paquette

That’s what you call a hockey hit. Early in the first period of Game 3 between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brendan Smith made his presence known, at least to Cedric Paquette. Chasing the puck towards the corner in Detroit’s end, Smith allowed Paquette to play it behind the net, and … Read more

Just In: Petr Mrazek, Brendan Smith return to lineup

The Detroit Red Wings find themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 series lead in their opening round match-up against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In an effort to get the momentum back on their side, they’re turning to last year’s playoff starting goaltender – Petr Mrazek. Number 34 will be between the pipes tonight … Read more

Red Wings excited for first ‘Mother’s Trip’

Most times, fathers teach their children how to play sports. But, who is usually in charge of getting the kids from practice to practice, game to game, and back home? That’s right, usually their mothers. For the first time ever, the Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a Mother’s Trip for their upcoming two-game road trip, … Read more