Sharks’ Couture fined for slew-foot on Brendan Smith (w/ video)

San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture was fined $5,000 USD by the NHL for his vicious slew-foot incident against Red Wings D Brendan Smith in Detroit’s 3-2 win over San Jose on Thursday night. On the play, Smith was penalized for hooking, while Couture was penalized for tripping. Smith left the game and is listed … Read more

Stars’ Benn avoids discipline for Zetterberg sucker-punch; NHL drops the ball again

Just as it does with it’s officiating on a near nightly basis, the NHL continues to send mixed messages. Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is currently absent from the lineup for the first time this season with concussion-like symptoms. The reason? A sucker-punch to the head from Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn. Zetterberg has missed … Read more

Video: Throwback Thursday – Gustavsson Makes Diving Stick Save

I remember this one like it was yesterday. The Detroit Red Wings were up 3-2 against the rival Toronto Maple Leafs in the waning minutes of the second period. After Jonas Gustavsson slid to make a save to the left of the net, the puck was instead passed back to Dion Phaneuf, who had just come off the … Read more

Video: Datsyuk’s Backhand Does it Once Again

Pavel Datsyuk should just wear a feathered fedora around the ice sometimes. On the power play, Tomas Tatar threaded a cross-ice pass along the blue line to Niklas Kronwall, who brought the puck into the zone. He took a hit along the board to play the puck to Justin Abdelkader, who took it towards the … Read more

Top 5 Athletes From Michigan Who Never Played in Detroit

The state of Michigan has been blessed with many talented athletes, with many obviously having played in Detroit. At the same time, there have also been many great athletes from Michigan that haven’t played in this great city of Detroit. It is a shame, because many of the men who are on this list would have changed their respective Detroit … Read more

Video: Pavel Datsyuk Threads the Defense and Buries It

While the Detroit Red Wings didn’t get the result they wanted in their 5-4 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets, they did get another highlight-reel goal from the one and only Pavel Datsyuk to tie the game. With time ticking down in the third period, the Wings simply dumped the puck into the Jets’ zone … Read more

Mrazek staying with the Red Wings…for now

Petr Mrazek’s play over the last 11 games with Jimmy Howard on the sidelines has earned him the opportunity to stay up with the team for the time being. According to’s Ansar Khan, Mrazek will be here for at least the weekend. Babcock said Mrazek will back-up Howard tomorrow vs. Jets. They'll take it … Read more