Flashback: Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson beats up Corey Perry

There were fans of the Detroit Red Wings who got the news they’d been hoping to hear for a while now. Maligned defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has decided to call it a career after this season concludes after this season following 11 years in the NHL. Let’s throw it back to the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, … Read more

Throwback: A heated Pavel Datsyuk fights Corey Perry [VIDEO]

It was October 8, 2010 when Detroit Red Wings former star Pavel Datsyuk recorded a Gordie Howe hat trick. He scored a goal, notched an assist, and fought Anaheim Ducks scorer Corey Perry. On opening night, no less. On a delayed penalty to the Ducks, and after a saved shot on net by the Red Wings, … Read more

Red Wings’ losing skid is now their longest since 1986

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The only good thing about this Detroit Red Wings season is that it will end eventually. Following last night’s 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center, the soon-to-be eliminated from playoff contention Red Wings have now lost nine consecutive games – the longest such skid since 1986. Though they haven’t always looked bad … Read more

Why the Red Wings should trade for Corey Perry

Even though you most likely read that title and scoffed, hear me out. The Detroit Red Wings’ offense needs help. Goal scoring was down this season from last, and every player on the roster took a step backwards in terms of overall offensive production. If GM Ken Holland intends on keeping his team a playoff … Read more

Throwback to the day Perry became Datsyuk’s public enemy #1 [Video]

This has got to be one of my favorite recent memories as a Detroit Red Wings fan. I was at this home opener in 2010 and I remember the excitement of this fight. The Anaheim Ducks were always a much bigger/dirtier team and they loved to take runs at our star players.  Pavel Datsyuk had enough. We have all seen what he can do with his hands on the ice, now watch how he uses those same magic hands to stand up to Corey Perry!