Detroit Red Wings 2016-17 Season Preview

It’s the final season at historic Joe Louis Arena as the Detroit Red Wings prepare for their 91st NHL campaign before moving to brand new Little Caesars Arena next year. After a frustrating five-game opening round loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in last year’s playoffs, the Red Wings enter this season looking to build … Read more

Getting to know John Torchetti

The Red Wings filled the second half of their assistant coach vacancy Thursday with the hiring of John Torchetti. He joins a re-tooled Detroit coaching staff that now includes former Bruins assistant Doug Houda and former Grand Rapids goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. A native of Boston, Torchetti played prep school hockey at New Preparatory School … Read more

Red Wings announce hiring of new assistant coach

Since announcing that their assistant coaching staff would look different next season, the Detroit Red Wings have been staying busy revamping the staff. Today, it has been announced that the team has hired their final assistant coach. UPDATE: #RedWings EVP & GM Ken Holland announced today that the team has hired John Torchetti as an assistant … Read more

Detroit speaking to ex-Ottawa coach Dave Cameron

The Red Wings have already filled one half of their assistant coaching vacancy, and now have their sights set on the second half. They’ve received permission to speak with former Ottawa Senators head coach Dave Cameron about joining head coach Jeff Blashill’s staff, which now includes former Boston Bruins assistant Doug Houda. GARRIOCH: Ex-Senators coach … Read more

Red Wings expected to interview Todd Richards

The Detroit Red Wings have already filled one half of their two assistant coaching vacancies with the hiring of former Bruins assistant and former Detroit draft pick Doug Houda. They have a good idea on who they’d like to hire to fill the second opening on Jeff Blashill’s staff – former NHL head bench boss … Read more

Getting to know new Wings assistant coach Doug Houda

The Red Wings have hired an old friend as an assistant to head coach Jeff Blashill. Doug Houda returns to the Red Wings as an assistant coach after having spent the last 10 years as an assistant with the Boston Bruins. He will work with Detroit’s defenseman and penalty killing units. A native of Blairmore, … Read more

3 options the Red Wings have for assistant coaching vacancies

The Red Wings have two assistant coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2016-17 Season. Tony Granato accepted the head coaching position at the University of Wisconsin, while Pat Ferschweiler was reassigned to Detroit’s press box. The good news is the Red Wings have several options to replace them. GM Ken Holland and … Read more