Former Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood joins drum line

He stopped pucks for a living, but it looks like he may have missed out on another career! Former Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood joined the Red Wings drum line during the second period to lay down some sick beats: The Ozz-man….drummeth?!?!Attaway, Ozzie! #LGRW pic.twitter.com/XTZ2S5renT — FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) January 11, 2020 He’s a … Read more

“Red Wings Live” to be broadcast from Chris Osgood’s backyard rink

It will be a special edition of “Red Wings Live” on Fox Sports Detroit during Saturday night’s show! It will be broadcast from none other than former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood’s very own back yard ice rink! Saturday’s Red Wings Live is coming to you from Chris Osgood’s backyard rink. Tweet us a … Read more

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Fans only hate Jimmy Howard, because he’s not Chris Osgood

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Yeah, that’s right, I said it. For years now, basically for … Read more

GOTTA SEE IT: USHL goalie scores goal and celebrates in style!

Hockey fans know that the goaltender scoring a goal is an extremely rare feat. Household NHL names like Martin Brodeur, Ron Hextall, Jose Theodore, and Detroit’s Chris Osgood were all able to accomplish that task during their careers. However, a USHL goaltender decided to get in on the fun and make a name for himself. … Read more

BREAKING: Chris Osgood learns Hall of Fame fate…at least for now

Heading into Monday, the hopes were that former Detroit Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood would find out he was headed for the Hockey Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, Osgood came up short in his fourth year of eligibility. No Hockey Hall of Fame call again this year for Chris Osgood. 400 victories, 2 Cups as starter. … Read more

OTD 6/4/08: The Detroit Red Wings won their eleventh Stanley Cup

On June 4, 2008, the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games during the Stanely Cup Finals. Let’s take a look back at the Red Wings recent championship team. Detroit won the president’s trophy for being the best team during the regular season. After clinching home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs, Detroit went … Read more

FLASHBACK: Chris Osgood scores empty net goal

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood was known for making big saves. He was also known as one of the few goalies to score an empty-net goal.

On March 6, 1996 the Wings were up 3-2 against the Hartford Whalers when they pulled their goalie for an extra skater. They tried to dump the puck in but Osgood had other thoughts and launched it across the ice and into the empty net giving the Wings a 4-2 victory.

Osgood retired with one goal, a .905 save percentage, and a 2.49 GAA.

 

 

Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 1

This is the final season at the legendary Joe Louis Arena for the Detroit Red Wings. To celebrate the legacies and timeless moments that were created here, we’ll be counting down our top 25 moments involving the Red Wings at “The Joe” in a five-part series, starting at number 25. 25. 1997 WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIS, … Read more

MUST SEE: Blues goalie Carter Hutton does his best ‘Happy Gilmore’ impression

The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks recently played their Winter Classic game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, home of the Cardinals. Before the game, Blues backup goaltender Carter Hutton decided to try his hand in front of the pitching machine – not with a bat, but decked out in full goalie gear. Hutton … Read more

Chris Osgood named partial owner of Saginaw Spirit hockey team

The Saginaw Spirit announced this afternoon that a familiar name well known to all fans of the Detroit Red Wings will be added on as a member of its ownership team. Former four-time Stanley Cup winner with Detroit and 401-career-win goaltender Chris Osgood was introduced as the newest member to the ownership team for the … Read more

Detroit Red Wings Jeff Blashill: “Start your engines!”

Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill served as grand marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 this past Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. In addition to riding in a pace car, Blashill also gave the command to “Start your engines!” “It’s an honor to serve as grand marshal for the Pure … Read more

Chris Osgood belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Last week, former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood was named to … Read more

Michigan Hall of Fame adds Osgood, Shanahan

Former Detroit Red Wing greats Chris Osgood and Brendan Shanahan will be honored with inductions into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame this Fall. They’ll join fellow inductees and former teammates Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov, and Nicklas Lidstrom. Brendan Shanahan scored 309 of his 656 career goals wearing the Winged Wheel and was an integral … Read more

Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche: A Rivalry Reviewed (/w Videos)

If you’ve followed the Detroit Red Wings for any amount of time, then surely you’ve heard the stories about their rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. During the late 90’s/early 2000’s, there probably was not a more intense hatred between two teams throughout the entire spectrum of professional sports. It all started on May 18, 1996. Claude Lemieux … Read more

Top 5 Red Wings/Avalanche rivalry moments (Videos)

During its heyday, the rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche was one of the fiercest and most bitter not only in hockey but in all of sports. Regular season games between the two always had playoff-like, atmosphere, and the two would battle in six playoff series between 1996 and 2008. Although it was nearly … Read more

24 Years in the Playoffs: The Detroit Red Wings

For me, as a 28-year old man, it is hard to imagine being a fan of a hockey team that doesn’t qualify for the playoffs. Having followed the game for as long as I can remember, playoff hockey is just something that is considered “normal”. The Detroit Red Wings have qualified for the playoffs in each of … Read more