Top 5 Detroit Red Wings goaltenders of all-time

We all know that throughout the history of the Detroit Red Wings, great men have worn the winged wheel between the pipes. Amazing saves have been made, and championships have been won with these goalies in the net for the Red Wings. These are the 5 greatest goaltenders in Red Wings history. #5 – Mike … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wings G Chris Osgood shares epic Dominik Hasek story

If you are familiar with the career or former Detroit Red Wings‘ goaltender Dominik Hasek, you not only know he is one of the greatest of all time but you have probably heard stories about his unmatched work ethic. Embed from Getty Images During the most recent episode of the Cam and Strick podcast, former … Read more

Red Wings goalie of the future Jan Bendar has one particular lofty goal

The Detroit Red Wings selected the goaltender that many are envisioning being their future man in the crease last month, taking Czech native Jan Bednar with the 107th overall pick (Round 4) in this year’s NHL Draft. And already, he’s envisioning himself emulating a certain former Czech goaltender who was a first ballot Hall of … Read more

The case for Chris Osgood’s place in the Hockey Hall of Fame

There’s been a debate amongst Detroit Red Wings fans since the man simply known by the affectionate moniker of “Ozzie” decided to hang up his pads in July of 2011 after a 17 year NHL career. Does he deserve to be enshrined in Toronto? We can go ahead and put an end to that debate … Read more

On This Day: Red Wings trade Slava Kozlov to Buffalo for Dominik Hasek (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings were only a few short months removed from another devastating playoff exit, this time in Round 1 against the upstart Los Angeles Kings. GM Ken Holland knew he needed to make a change. And on June 30, 2001, one of the biggest trades in team history was completed. Holland traded forward … Read more

OTD: Future Red Wings Brett Hull, Dominik Hasek involved in most controversial goal in NHL history (VIDEO)

Everybody knows the story by now, but we’ll break it down for those of you who may not. The scene is HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York during Game 6 of the 1999 Stanley Cup Finals. The Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres are in triple overtime; a Dallas goal would give the franchise their first … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings advance to Western Conference Finals with shutout win over Blues (VIDEO)

As we await the return of sports, we’re going to continue our Game of the Day series with a fun memory of the legendary 2001-02 Detroit Red Wings season! Embed from Getty Images They advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a 4-0 shutout victory over the St. Louis Blues, dispatching their Central Division rivals … Read more

OTD: Detroit Red Wings goaltender Dominik Hasek nearly fights Patrick Roy before officials intervene

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Patrick Roy fought (and lost) to two different Detroit Red Wings goaltenders in Mike Vernon and Chris Osgood in just over a year’s time, and we were nearly treated to the trifecta on this date in 2002. Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be. During a wild third period at Pepsi Center on … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wing Dominik Hasek has message for the fans [Video]

On Sunday morning, the Detroit Red Wings tweeted out a message from one of the greatest NHL goalies of all-time, Dominik Hasek. Hasek played in four seasons with the Red Wings, posting a goals against average of 2.44 and a .911 save percentage. A message from the Dominator. ♥️ pic.twitter.com/uInH40Yxo5 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) … Read more

WATCH: 2002 Red Wings Stanley Cup team honored Tuesday against Columbus

The Detroit Red Wings honored the 2002 Stanley Cup team Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena when they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. Tonight we honor the 2002 #RedWings Stanley Cup squad. #02Wings #LGRW #Farewell2TheJoe pic.twitter.com/oq4poShwb2 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 7, 2017 The Wings’ own Darren McCarty and Jiri Fischer were in attendance … Read more

Chris Osgood belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame

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. Last week, former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood was named to … Read more

Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche: A Rivalry Reviewed (/w Videos)

If you’ve followed the Detroit Red Wings for any amount of time, then surely you’ve heard the stories about their rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. During the late 90’s/early 2000’s, there probably was not a more intense hatred between two teams throughout the entire spectrum of professional sports. It all started on May 18, 1996. Claude Lemieux … Read more

Mrazek for Vezina? He should get consideration

The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the best goaltender in the NHL. Some of the all time greats to ever play in the NHL have been the recipients of this award; names like Martin Brodeur, Grant Fuhr, Patrick Roy, Dominik Hasek and Tony Esposito. To be an elite NHL goaltender, it takes a strong … Read more

Dominik “The Dominator” Hasek: A Retirement a Long Time in the Making

Date of Birth: 01/29/1965 (Age 49) Height: 5’10” Weight: 165 lbs Catches: Left Drafted: 199th overall – Chicago Blackhawks Career Stats (Regular Season): 735 GP, 389-223-82-32 (W-L-T-OT), 81 Shutouts, .922 SVP, 2.20 GAA Playoff Stats: 119 GP, 65-49, 14 Shutouts, .925 SVP, 2.02 GAA It’s difficult to talk about “elite” or “legendary” goaltenders without bringing up Dominik … Read more