5 More Steve Yzerman Moments

Who doesn’t love Steve Yzerman? “The Captain” was a legend for the Detroit Red Wings, playing his entire career (1983-2006) in Detroit. Yzerman led the Red Wings to three Stanley Cups and gave fans some great memories to reminisce about. One of the most respected hockey players ever will forever live in the history of the Red Wings … Read more

Video: Red Wings’ Ericsson and Avalanche’s MacKinnon Square Off

Being dead last in fighting majors in the NHL, this is something that Red Wings fans don’t get to witness very often. In a quick scrum for the puck, Jonathan Ericsson pushed Nathan MacKinnon down to the ice along the boards. MacKinnon apparently took exception to the act because he started pushing and jawing at … Read more

Video: Abdelkader Flips in the Red Wings’ First of the Night

After a first period that saw the Detroit Red Wings outshot by the Colorado Avalanche by a decent margin, they came back in the second period and played a very solid game. Their first goal wouldn’t come until the waning minutes of the period, on the power play. Henrik Zetterberg sent a pass to Justin … Read more

Video: Red Wings’ Drew Miller Slips SHG Under Roberto Luongo

One great thing about this Detroit Red Wings team this season is that they’re finding different ways to score in many various situations. In last night’s 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers, the Red Wings found themselves on a penalty kill. After the attempted dump into the Red Wings’ zone failed, Drew Miller raced for … Read more

Red Wings Mid-Season Report: Grading the Players

The Detroit Red Wings have gotten off to a great start with 63 points through 47 games. They are enjoying the All-star break on a 5 game winning streak and they are getting great performances out of a lot of players this year so far and that is a big reason for their current success. … Read more

Scherzer’s Departure Not Too Unfamiliar to Detroit Sports Fans

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. After five years with the Detroit Tigers, Max Scherzer signed an astounding … Read more

Red Wings: How the Standings Look Heading Into the All-Star Break

Coming into the the 2014-15 NHL Season, many fans as well as the media were expecting a pretty mediocre season from the Detroit Red Wings.  They were even questioning as to whether or not Detroit would be able to extend their playoff streak to 24 seasons. As the NHL breaks for the All- Star festivities, … Read more

UPDATED: Detroit Red Wings to Play Colorado Avalanche in Outdoor Game in 2016

[UPDATE]: The Red Wings have announced that the Stadium Series outdoor game against the Colorado Avalanche will occur on February 27th, 2016 at the Coors Light Stadium in Colorado. [Original Story]: Per Bob McKenzie on Twitter, the Detroit Red Wings will be set to play the Colorado Avalanche in one of the NHL’s outdoor games in 2016. … Read more

Video: Teemu Pulkkinen Nets His 1st Career NHL Goal

We had all heard the rumors of The Shot. We just couldn’t really put it into perspective until we saw it firsthand. Teemu Pulkkinen got the Detroit Red Wings’ offense off to a start on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild. Roughly halfway through the first period, Stephen Weiss brought the puck through the neutral … Read more

Video: Drew Miller Scores Spinning Wrist Shot for 2nd of the Season

Never underestimate the power of tertiary scoring. The Detroit Red Wings had just started their comeback from a 3-0 deficit against the Buffalo Sabres with a PPG from Gustav Nyquist. Only about three minutes later, the Red Wings’ fourth line was on the ice (Luke Glendening, Joakim Andersson, Drew Miller), when a shot to the … Read more

Red Wings Week At A Glance – Week of January 18th

It’s a short week for the Detroit Red Wings, as the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend approaches. The only match-up this week comes Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings enter the game currently riding a four-game winning streak, and currently sits 2nd overall in the Atlantic Division. Meanwhile, the Wild are currently … Read more

Red Wings’ Tomas Tatar Named NHL’s 2nd Star of the Week

The NHL has named Tomas Tatar the 2nd Star of the Week, for the week of January 11th. It’s the second time this season that Tatar has received 2nd Star honors. He was also named the 2nd Star of the Week back in November, for the week of the 23rd. In that stretch, he scored … Read more

Red Wings Take 4th Straight Win, 6-4 Over Sabres

SABRES at RED WINGS 4 GOALS 6 15 SHOTS 26 1 / 3 POWER PLAY 2 / 4 30 FACEOFFS 29 24 HITS 17 2 TAKEAWAYS 2   The first period was arguably the worst period of hockey the Detroit Red Wings have played all season. The Buffalo Sabres would get on the board less … Read more

Video: Zetterberg Scores 6th Career Hat Trick Goal

When all seems lost, that’s when a good captain springs into action to rally his troops. After already scoring 2 goals in the third period, Henrik Zetterberg was looking to extend the Detroit Red Wings’ 5-4 lead over the Buffalo Sabres. After shooting the puck into the zone from center ice, Zetterberg picked up the … Read more

Red Wings Take 3rd Straight Game With 5-2 Win Over Nashville

PREDATORS at RED WINGS 2 GOALS 5 36 SHOTS 24 1 / 3 POWER PLAY 2 / 2 29 FACEOFFS 29 31 HITS 24 4 TAKEAWAYS 4 The Red Wings started off the game about as well as they could have hoped. On just their first shot of the game against rookie goaltender Carter Hutton, … Read more

WATCH: Pavel Datsyuk goes coast to coast for ‘Datsyukian’ goal vs. Nashville

Some of the Magic Man’s best work. One of the most memorable goals from the 2012-2013 (lockout shortened) season occurred on February 19th, when Pavel Datsyuk took matters into his own hands to tie up the Red Wings’ game against the Predators. Down 3-2 late in the third period, Datsyuk took control of the puck … Read more