Recapping the Detroit Red Wings NHL Trade Deadline deals

The Detroit Red Wings made a handful of moves leading up to this afternoon’s trade deadline, starting with their decision to send defenseman Patrik Nemeth to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 4th round selection in 2022, as well as sending Jon Merrill to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 5th round 2021 … Read more

Red Wings veteran Darren Helm ‘open to anything’ as deadline approaches

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Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm has been a member of the team since the 2007-08 season, and you won’t get a much better rookie experience than lifting Lord Stanley’s Cup in June. And this season could soon spell the end of his tenure wearing the Winged Wheel. Helm, who is in the final year … Read more

3 additional tradable assets at Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s disposal

The NHL Trade Deadline will be here before we know it, and just like in recent seasons, the Detroit Red Wings will once again be poised to sell off assets with their eye on the future. And they have several tradable commodities that you can bet other NHL teams have been watching. Among the most … Read more

Darren Helm clears COVID-19 protocol and begins season prep for Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings received some good news on the COVID-19 front as they prepare for their second game of the season tonight. Veteran forward Darren Helm, who hasn’t been able to skate or be around the team the past two weeks, has completed his COVID-19 protocols and is ready to begin preparations for the … Read more

Darren Helm listed as “unfit” to practice for Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings have gathered the last several days at Little Caesars Arena for training camp in preparations for the upcoming 2020-21 NHL Season, which begins January 14 with a matchup against Carolina. Several safety protocols are in place amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. For today’s practice, forward Darren Helm, who is in the final … Read more

Red Wings forward Luke Glendening: “I’m at a loss for words”

It’s nothing that we haven’t exactly seen before. The Detroit Red Wings once again took the lead over their opponent, only to give up a handful of unanswered goals en route to yet another loss. This afternoon, it was against their original 6 rival Boston Bruins. Darren Helm’s shorthanded tally was the only goal of … Read more

Red Wings F Darren Helm scores 27 seconds after opening face-off

The Detroit Red Wings got off to the right start against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Darren Helm buries early. #DETvsBUF #LGRW pic.twitter.com/GHFyMKFnG9 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 12, 2020 Forward Darren Helm tallied his 7th goal of the season just 27 seconds into the contest, picking up his own rebound and burying … Read more

Red Wings forward Darren Helm narrowly avoids serious injury

This could have been a whole lot worse, and we’re glad that nothing happened! Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman John Marino was upended by Helm, but Marino’s leg immediately kicked upwards. Helm immediately jerked his head upwards, narrowly avoiding Marino’s skate: #PITvsDET #RedWings https://t.co/glCBg2nmY5 — gregg krupa (@greggkrupa) January 18, 2020 We’ve seen some serious injuries in … Read more

Red Wings no longer turning off lights following goal at Little Caesars Arena

For their last handful of home games, the Detroit Red Wings were trying out a….different goal celebration. Immediately after the Red Wings scored, the lights at Little Caesars Arena all were dimmed down to black while the spotlights swirled around for several seconds. And now, it looks like things are more back to a traditional … Read more

Former Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg and Kris Draper helping current team through losing stretch

During their NHL careers, former Detroit Red Wings players Kris Draper and Henrik Zetterberg were a part of some of the greatest on-ice products that fans in the Motor City and across the world had ever seen. Multiple Stanley Cup victories between the two of them (4 rings for Draper, 1 for Zetterberg), individual awards, … Read more

Ex-Red Wing Gus Nyquist happy to face former team

It will be an unusual sight to see Gustav Nyquist wearing a Columbus Blue Jackets jersey tonight. After all, he spent the first 481 games of his NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, scoring 125 goals with 170 assists. He was dealt to the San Jose Sharks during last season’s Trade Deadline, and he … Read more

Red Wings losing streak hits six with second straight 5-2 loss

The Detroit Red Wings entered Wednesday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators with a chance to break a five-game losing skid. After all, the Senators had only one victory to their credit on the young season so far. Instead, the Senators handed the Red Wings their second straight 5-2 defeat in as many nights, extending … Read more

Red Wings F Darren Helm fined $5K for lumberjack antics

Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm is a little lighter in the wallet today. He was fined $5,000, the maximum amount allowed under the CBA for his slash on Calgary’s Elias Lindholm during last night’s 5-1 loss. Lindholm had previously just elbowed Helm, who then retaliated with the slash that resulted in his ejection from … Read more