Alternate captains named for 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings

Michael Rasmussen

The Detroit Red Wings officially announced that Dylan Larkin is now the 37th captain in franchise history, following in the footsteps of the likes of Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg. And now that we know who will be wearing the “C” on his jersey, we now know who will be donning the “A” … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson picks up own teeth off the ice (VIDEO)

Hockey players are definitely known for their toughness and willingness to play through injury. Of course, a rather common injury in hockey is the loss of one’s teeth. Former Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredsson found that out firsthand during a 2013 matchup against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center after taking a high … Read more

WATCH: Ottawa Senators retire Daniel Alfredsson’s No. 11

Before the Detroit Red Wings battled the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, the Senators held a special pregame ceremony for their long-time captain.

Daniel Alfredsson had his No. 11 retired and raised to the rafters at Canadian Tire Centre. The Red Wings took in the ceremony from their team bench, as many on the roster were teammates with Alfredsson during his one season with Detroit. The Red Wings roster also includes several of Alfredsson’s Swedish countrymen.

He thanked the Red Wings for taking in the ceremony and for their one season together.

Red Wings Daily (11/21/14): Alfie May Retire as Soon as Monday, Datsyuk Remains Out and More.

ALFREDSSON MAY ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT AS SOON AS MONDAY It looks like Daniel Alfredsson’s playing career will come to an end as reported earlier. After months of waiting for his back to recover, he has decided not to play this season. His retirement could be announced as soon as Monday when the Red Wings host his former … Read more

Report: Daniel Alfredsson won’t play this season, career ‘likely done’

Daniel Alfredsson has reportedly made a decision regarding his future. The veteran forward has decided not to play this season, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. From the report: Sources tell The Dreger Report that Alfredsson has decided not to play this season and while the Red Wings have been informed he is likely done, they … Read more

What is Wrong with the Red Wings Power Play?

The Red Wings have had a great start to the 2014-15 season but they are struggling in one important area, the power play. The Red Wings are 2 for 30 on their power with a measly 6.7 percent conversion rate going into their 9th game against the Washington Capitals today. Zetterberg, Datsyuk, Jurco, Helm, Nyquist, … Read more

Babcock’s Stare: Updates on Tatar, Datsyuk, Roster Cuts and more!

Two more preseason games left and we will know what the 2014-15 Red Wings will look like. We have two forwards (Mitch Callahan and Landon Ferraro) who are out of options and trying to make the team. We have 3 young talented defensemen battling for a chance to crack the lineup. I just want the … Read more

Babcock’s Stare: Updates on Datsyuk, Sheahan, Alfie and more!

It was such a nice sight to see hockey on my television again. It always seems like an incredibly long wait for it to begin. I hope that that the injuries to Datsyuk and Mantha are not a sign of things to come because if healthy, I believe this team is going to turn some … Read more

Babcock’s Stare – Injury Updates on Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Weiss and much more!

This week’s edition of Babcock’s Stare has many important updates on some of the Red Wings top players whether it be injuries or contract status as we push closer to the hockey season. With the prospect tournament starting today and training camp starting next week, I can hardly contain my excitement for the upcoming season.  Here … Read more

Babcock’s Stare: Wings Weekly Update

The hockey season is right around the corner and Red Wing’s news is starting to trickle in as all of the players are heading back to Detroit to participate in some informal skates before the beginning of training camp.  This weekly update will provide you with any news you may have missed throughout the week … Read more

Which team has the easiest NHL schedule in 2014-15? One study says Detroit Red Wings

There’s good news for Detroit Red Wings fans who don’t think the club did much to upgrade the roster since last season. According to a story by The Hockey News, the Red Wings will have the easiest schedule in the NHL next season when it comes to travel. Writer Dirk Hoag of Hockey Gear HQ makes an annual … Read more