Steve Yzerman responsible for the success of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Steve Yzerman

Although he’s no longer a part of their franchise, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is largely responsible for assembling the Tampa Bay Lightning championship squads. The Tampa Bay Lightning have a chance to do what no NHL team has done since the legendary New York Islanders teams of the early 1980s – winning three … Read more

Sebastian Cossa has a place in the Detroit Red Wings rebuild

Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings were eager to grab a goaltender of the future in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. General Manager (GM) Steve Yzerman would work a deal to trade up for goaltender Sebastian Cossa with the fifteenth overall pick in the draft. He flipped the Red Wings’ later first-round pick from Washington and two … Read more

Red Wings would benefit from hiring coach Bruce Cassidy

Red Wings

There was a bit of surprising news to report out of the National Hockey League earlier this week, and it’s something that actually could benefit the Detroit Red Wings. The Boston Bruins have made the decision to fire head coach Bruce Cassidy, who becomes the 2nd high-profile head coach to be terminated after the 2021-22 regular … Read more

Insider suggests Red Wings eyeing ex-Islanders assistant

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After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman last month, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. It will be the first time since the 2015-16 season that Blashill won’t be behind the bench in the Motor … Read more

Writer suggests Sergei Fedorov will not be next head coach

Detroit Red Wings

As intriguing as it would be, don’t bet the farm on former Detroit Red Wings legend Sergei Fedorov to become the franchise’s next head coach. Fedorov is coming off a stellar season head-manning the bench for CSKA Moscow of the KHL to a Gagarin Cup Championship.  He’d earn the honor of winning the KHL’s coach … Read more