Detroit Red Wings trade Patrik Nemeth to Colorado Avalanche

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have traded defenseman Patrik Nemeth to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Let the games begin! UPDATE: The #RedWings have acquired a fourth round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman … Read more

Detroit Red Wings troll Claude Lemieux with epic video game-like video

24 years ago today, one of the most memorable games in NHL history took place when the Detroit Red Wings squared off against the Colorado Avalanche. On that day, which has since been called the Fight Night at the Joe, Red Wings forward Darren McCarty absolutely embarrassed Claude Lemieux, or should we say, “The Turtle.” … Read more

Darren McCarty breaks down the legendary “Fight Night at the Joe” [VIDEO]

Every Detroit Red Wings fan remembers the legendary “Fight Night at the Joe” on March 26, 1997, against the hated Colorado Avalanche. Detroit was still seething from the previous year’s playoff series, in particular at Avalanche forward Claude Lemieux for his dirty hit from behind that rearranged Kris Draper’s face. The Avalanche had defeated the … Read more

Top 10 Fights from the Red Wings vs. Avalanche Epic 1997 Bloodbath [Videos]

As I was browsing Twitter a while back I came across a piece in the Detroit Free Press titled, “March 26, 1997: All 9 fights between the Avalanche and Red Wings.” Even though I am not the biggest hockey fan in the world, I am most definitely a fan of a good hockey fight, especially … Read more

Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche ‘Brawl in Hockeytown’ [Full Game]

Thanks to the Detroit Red Wings, we are FINALLY able to share with you “Fight Night at the Joe” in its entirety. The game between the Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche took place on March 26, 1997, and though it happened almost a quarter of a century ago (man I am old), it will always … Read more

Aaron Downey punishes Ian Laperrière for injuring Nicklas Lidstrom [VIDEO]

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Ian Laperrière found out the hard way what happens when you injure the legendary Nicklas Lidstrom. We’ll set the scene for you. It’s February 18, 2008 at Pepsi Center with the Detroit Red Wings in town. During the first period, Lidstrom was corralling the puck along the boards when he was … Read more

ESPN suggests Detroit Red Wings are about to turn the corner

The Detroit Red Wings hope that last season’s dead-last NHL record was the low point of their current rebuild. Are things finally looking up? With a new captain, new faces in the lineup, and another year of experience for the young players on the roster, one ESPN writer believes so. In fact, ESPN’s Emily Kaplan … Read more

Flashback to when Brendan Shanahan described legendary Red Wings brawl vs. Avalanche [VIDEO]

Every Detroit Red Wings fan remembers the legendary “Fight Night at the Joe” on March 26, 1997, against the hated Colorado Avalanche. Detroit was still seething from the previous year’s playoff series, in particular at Avalanche forward Claude Lemieux for his dirty hit from behind that rearranged Kris Draper’s face. The Avalanche had defeated the … Read more

Most crushing losses by Detroit Red Wings in past 3 decades (VIDEO)

Throughout the near 95 year history of the Detroit Red Wings, generations of fans have been treated to some of the greatest moments and players in sports history. Detroit’s is among the most passionate fan bases in the country, and are the driving force behind the area affectionately being known as “Hockeytown”. And while we’ve … Read more

Pavel Datsyuk helps Red Wings defeat Avalanche on New Years Eve (VIDEO)

While there’s no edition of the annual Detroit Red Wings New Years Eve matchup this season, we’ll always have fond memories of the annual tradition from years past. We’ll throw it back to the 2009-10 season – the Red Wings hosted their historic rival Colorado Avalanche at Joe Louis Arena and earned a 4-2 victory … Read more

DSN’s countdown of the most random Detroit Red Wings: No. 4

The Detroit Red Wings have featured not only some of the National Hockey League’s greatest teams in history, but also some of the greatest players to ever lace up the skates. From Gordie Howe to Steve Yzerman, Ted Lindsay to Nicklas Lidstrom, Sid Abel to Sergei Fedorov, and plenty of others in between, Detroit’s is … Read more

Detroit’s Igor Larionov carves up Colorado’s defense and scores (VIDEO)

They called him “The Professor” for good reason. Simply put, former Detroit Red Wings forward Igor Larionov was one of the smartest hockey players every to lace up the skates. He had an integral role in Detroit’s Stanley Cup victories in 1997, 1998 and 2002. Let’s throw it back to January of 2002, when Larionov … Read more

Top 10 NHL fights of all-time includes Chris Osgood vs. Patrick Roy [Video]

When it comes to the NHL, it never matters which teams are playing each other as there is always a chance of a great fight taking breaking out at any time. Of course, there do not seem to be as many fights as there used to be but that’s why we have YouTube! Let’s take … Read more

Detroit Red Wings gang up to break Avalanche players stick [Video]

Though it has really toned down over the years, the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche once had one of the most heated rivalries in NHL history. Here is a great example of how much the Red Wings and Avalanche hated each other. Watch as Red Wings players Kris Draper, Doug Brown, and Keith Primeau … Read more

Young Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg embarrass Patrick Roy (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings featured some of the best young talent in the NHL during the 2002-03 season when rookie Henrik Zetterberg burst onto the scene to team up with second-year forward Pavel Datsyuk. Both Datsyuk and Zetterberg, who would later help Detroit to their 11th Stanley Cup in 2008, gave the NHL a prompt … Read more

DSN’s countdown of the most random Detroit Red Wings: No. 10

The Detroit Red Wings have featured not only some of the National Hockey League’s greatest teams in history, but also some of the greatest players to ever lace up the skates. From Gordie Howe to Steve Yzerman, Ted Lindsay to Nicklas Lidstrom, Sid Abel to Sergei Fedorov, and plenty of others in between, Detroit’s is … Read more