Top 5 Detroit Red Wings trades in past 30 years

The Detroit Red Wings have had a long history of success, including making the playoffs for 25 consecutive seasons (1991-2016). A lot of their success can be attributed to drafting, but there is another aspect that has made this team great over the decades. Trades have helped complement the draft success to earn the team … Read more

Chris Chelios drops gem about he and Kid Rock at the ‘Malice at the Palace’

On November 19, 2004, the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers were involved in what most agree was the biggest brawl in NBA history. The brawl itself has been well-documented from just about every angle but on Thursday, we learned something we did not previously know when former Detroit Red Wing Chris Chelios was a guest … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wing Chris Chelios admits to chugging beers after being benched by Mike Babcock

If you followed the career (and post-career) of former Detroit Red Wings defensemen, Chris Chelios, you know he is more than willing to speak his mind. And some of that speaking is pretty darn hilarious! Embed from Getty Images Well, Chelios joined Barstool Sports Spittin’ Chiclets show and he revealed a story about how former … Read more

Flashback: Kid Rock honors Red Wings’ Chris Chelios at concert (VIDEO)

Detroit based singer-songwriter Robert James Ritchie, best known by his stage name Kid Rock, is one of the best-known fans of his hometown Detroit Red Wings. From routinely making appearances at home games to partying with the players to appearing in team documentaries, his fandom is well documented. Let’s throw it back to August of … Read more

DSN’s countdown of the top celebrity Detroit Red Wings fans: No. 10 (VIDEO)

As one of the most popular and well known NHL franchises, it isn’t any surprise that the Detroit Red Wings have fans from every corner of the globe. And naturally, some of those fans are going to be celebrities. Let’s take a look at some of the well known figures in entertainment who are also … Read more

Chris Chelios: Justin Verlander wants to finish career with Detroit Tigers

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Originally published: June 28, 2019: Relevant again with Verlander commenting that he is nowhere near retirement. From the moment Justin Verlander was drafted, he had a place in the heart of Detroit Tigers‘ fans. Over his 12+ seasons in Detroit, that love grew exponentially and no matter what happens, Verlander will always be a Tiger. … Read more

Best U.S. born defenseman Chris Chelios 2001-02 highlights (VIDEO)

It’s Independence Day in the United States, so we’re throwing it back for some highlights of the greatest American born defenseman! Of course, he spent the 2nd half of his career with the Detroit Red Wings after previously playing for the Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Blackhawks, the latter of whom he captained. Enjoy looking back … Read more

12 Former Detroit Red Wings included on ‘The best players to wear every jersey No. in NHL history’ list

The Detroit Red Wings may be the worst team in the NHL at the moment, but as you know, they have been one of the best franchises in the history of the league. The reason for that is because of the great players who have worn the Red Wings sweater over the years. The Athletic … Read more

Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s Best Trades: No. 1

We’re now into our countdown of former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland‘s best trades during his time in the Motor City. For those of you who missed number five on the list, check out the details of the first three moves on the list: No. 5: Acquiring 2nd round pick from Carolina (Jiri Hudler) … Read more

Red Wings’ Chris Chelios discusses partying with celebrities following Stanley Cup win (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios is one of the greatest American-born defenseman in NHL history. But outside of the rink, he was and continues to be well known amongst some of Hollywood’s elite. He has a home in Malibu, CA and is part of group of celebrity home owners and friends called the … Read more

Red Wings forward Kirk Maltby discusses partying with Kid Rock and Chris Chelios (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings powered their way to the 2002 Stanley Cup championship with arguably the greatest collection of talent that one team has ever featured. Of course, one of the mainstays on that legendary team was grinding forward Kirk Maltby, a member of Detroit’s famous “Grind Line”. Maltby himself scored twice in the Finals … Read more

Michael Jordan supported Red Wings D Chris Chelios against wrath of Chicago fans

The Detroit Red Wings pulled off a bold trade at the 1999 NHL Trade Deadline, bringing aboard former hated rival Chris Chelios from the Chicago Blackhawks. Chelios would go on to play a decade for the Red Wings, and was a part of two Stanley Cup winning squads. But for the longest time, Chicago fans … Read more

Former Red Wing Chris Chelios shares hilarious story about Pavel Datsyuk (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios played in 1,651 NHL regular season games, one of the highest marks in NHL history for a player. Of course, he spent a decade with Detroit after playing for two other original six franchises in Montreal and Chicago. Fox Sports Detroit host Trevor Thompson caught up with Chelios … Read more

Ex-Red Wings GM Ken Holland weighs in on Mike Babcock controversies

Ever since former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock was dismissed by the Toronto Maple Leafs last month, there have been stories coming out from his former players of his conduct with their respective teams. And that conduct has raised more than a few eyebrows. From a local perspective, former Red Wings forward Johan … Read more