ROSTER UPDATE: Red Wings recall defenseman Joe Hicketts

The Detroit Red Wings have made a roster move today, recalling defenseman Joe Hicketts from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins after Trevor Daley suffered an injury on Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He’ll make his NHL debut on Monday when the Red Wings visit the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center and will wear … Read more

Tyler Bertuzzi beginning to live up to his last name

Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi is slowly but surely beginning to make a name for himself amongst the fans in the Motor City, and he’s aiming to remind fans of his uncle, former Red Wing Todd Bertuzzi. With eight points in his past nine games and four in the past two (1 goal, 3 assists), … Read more

Red Wings’ Ken Holland in 2016: ‘I’m proud of the job that we do’

Matt Larkin of The Hockey News (no relation to Dylan Larkin) recently answered some fan mail, which included the question that Detroit Red Wings fans everywhere are wondering – how can this mess get fixed? Larkin’s somber assessment that the Red Wings are the furthest away from winning the Stanley Cup may sound a bit over … Read more

Speedy Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou re-adjusting well to NHL life

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When the Detroit Red Wings and speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou finally ended their contract standoff last month, the team knew they were getting back a valuable piece of their offensive attack. For some players, missing their squad’s training camp could potentially hamper their performance, but Athanasiou seems to be picking up right where he left off … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Darren Helm scores in his first game back from injury [VIDEO]

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On this day in 2013, Detroit fans everywhere were given chills. Any Detroit Red Wings fan of the last 5+ years knows the adversity Darren Helm faced between 2011 – 2013 with injuries. It was almost heartbreaking to see Helmer working so hard to get back into the game only to have yet another setback. … Read more

VIDEO: Red Wings five goals from exhibition loss to Penguins

The Detroit Red Wings fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in their second pre-season game of 2017 by a final score of 6-5 in overtime. Though there were few regulars in the lineup for Detroit, the game was still a spirited back-and-forth affair that featured plenty of offense. Detroit got two goals from Gus Nyquist, as well as tallies from Darren Helm, Matt Lorito and Ben Street.

Jimmy Howard and Tom McCollum split time in net. The Red Wings play Chicago tonight at the United Center before returning home for their first pre-season game at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday night against Boston.

Other teams made changes, why aren’t the Red Wings?

Following the conclusion of the disappointing 2016-17 Season, the Detroit Red Wings gathered one final time at Joe Louis Arena to clean out the dressing room before parting ways for the summer. For the first time since 1990, the Red Wings failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Scoring was down all year, the … Read more

Top 15 Joe Louis Arena Moments of all-time

We’re back again with Part Three of our countdown of the Top 25 Red Wings moments at Joe Louis Arena. In case you missed them, be sure and look at Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s go ahead and count all the way down to number one. 1980 NHL ALL-STAR GAME The 1980 NHL All-Star Game was one of the first … Read more

5 Reasons why the Detroit Red Wings WILL keep their playoff streak alive

This has been a roller coaster season for the Detroit Red Wings. Their season-long struggles have been well documented, and many believed that Detroit’s 25-year playoff streak would finally be snapped this year. Now, the Red Wings have found life again. They have won three straight games, all against some impressive teams (Pittsburgh, Montreal, Boston) … Read more

Helm could return Friday against Sabres, Ott placed on IR

The Detroit Red Wings may get some much needed help on Friday when they travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. Forward Darren Helm might return to the lineup. Red Wings’ head coach Jeff Blashill told reporters that Helm’s status will be determined after the pregame game warmup. Helm has been sidelined with a … Read more

The case for keeping Thomas Vanek

Thomas Vanek has been great for the Detroit Red Wings this season after signing a one-year, $2.6 million contract. However, Detroit’s playoff streak is in jeopardy (they are second to last in the Atlantic Division), making Vanek’s future with the Red Wings uncertain. If Ken Holland feels that the Red Wings won’t make the playoffs … Read more

Throwback Tuesday: Darren Helm’s OT goal sends Wings to SCF

In honor of the Detroit Red Wings’ matchup with their former central division rival Chicago Blackhawks tonight, let’s take a look back at some happier times for the Wings. Flashback to the 2009 Western Conference Finals. Detroit held a 3-1 lead in the series going into Game 5 at Joe Louis Arena. The teams traded … Read more

Red Wings missing key pieces of the puzzle Green, Helm, Abdelkader, looking to shake up power-play

The Red Wings are missing some key pieces to the puzzle, and trying to nail down return dates is near to impossible. Abdelkader (knee) remains a minimum of one week away from being cleared for action, Ansar Khan of reports. Among injured Red Wings, don't see Mike Green on ice (he practiced in Toronto) but … Read more

What does 2017 hold for the Detroit Red Wings?

2016 wasn’t exactly kind to the Detroit Red Wings. Although they were able to qualify for their 25th consecutive playoff berth, they were quickly dispatched in the first round, meaning they’ve won a single playoff series since 2011. Certainly not good enough for a team that’s prided itself on winning. To make matters worse, rather … Read more

Andreas Athanasiou, Jimmy Howard expected back soon

The Detroit Red Wings received a bit of good news on the injury front. Injured goaltender Jimmy Howard and winger Andreas Athanasiou are both ready to return to practice, according to general manager Ken Holland. Athanasiou has been absent from the lineup since suffering a sprained knee during Detroit’s 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings F Justin Abdelkader out 2-4 weeks with ‘slight MCL sprain’

Another day, another injury for the Red Wings. This time, Justin Abdelkader has fallen victim. Justin Abdelkader has slight MCL sprain, out 2-4 weeks. Red Wings may make call-ups Saturday, Grand Rapids plays tonight. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) December 2, 2016 The injury occurred in the first period after a collision with Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck in … Read more