Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 2

To celebrate the final season at Joe Louis Arena, we’re counting down the top 25 moments involving the Detroit Red Wings at the legendary old barn. You can view numbers 25-21 here. Let’s take a look at 20 through 16 in part two of our countdown. 20. 2009 WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIS, GAME 7   The Red Wings … 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

Are the Blackhawks ‘the new’ Red Wings?

The Chicago Blackhawks completed a season sweep of the Detroit Red Wings Sunday evening with a win at the raucous United Center. Two wins over their former Central Division rivals by a combined score of 9-3 seemed unthinkable in recent memory. Though the Hockeytown faithful won’t want to hear it, a sobering truth has become … Read more

The Detroit Red Wings: A legendary and memorable playoff streak

There’s Slava Kozlov beating Ed Belfour five-hole to advance Detroit to the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals. There’s Darren McCarty dangling past Janne Niinimaa to score the 1997 Stanley Cup winning goal. Don’t forget Steve Yzerman’s blast in double overtime of Game 7 of the 1996 Western Conference Semi-Finals to bury St. Louis.

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