Vladislav Namestnikov gives shoutout to Red Wings fans after exciting win vs. Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings look far removed right now from the team that was stuck in an 0-3-1 rut without one or both of their top forwards in Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi last week. They’ve since rattled off three straight wins, the most recent coming last night against the high-powered offense of the visiting … Read more

Edmonton Oilers lose RW Josh Archibald after COVID-19 causes heart condition

According to reports, Edmonton Oilers RW Josh Archibald is done for the foreseeable future after tests revealed that his bout with COVID-19 has led to a heart condition called myocarditis. Our thoughts and prayers are certainly with Archibald and we hope he has a speedy and full recovery. BREAKING: Edmonton Oilers winger Josh Archibald done … Read more

Edmonton Oilers acquire 3-time Cup winning defenseman Duncan Keith from Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have closed the curtain on another era. Defenseman Duncan Keith, who was a major part of three Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2010, 2013 and 2015, has been traded to Ken Holland’s Edmonton Oilers: Duncan Keith for Caleb Jones and a 3rd round pick. — John Shannon (@JShannonhl) July 12, 2021 Keith attended … Read more

Edmonton Oilers set to announce mega-contract for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

According to reports, the Edmonton Oilers are set to announce a mega-contract for one of their top players, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Ryan Rishaug is reporting that Nugent-Hopkins is getting an 8-year, $41 million deal that includes a no-movement clause. As noted by Rishaug, Nugent-Hopkins likely would have gotten more money on the open market but his … Read more

Winnipeg Jets end Edmonton Oilers season with 3OT Game 4 win [VIDEO]

It may have taken a while, but the Winnipeg Jets are moving on. Kyle Connor’s tally in the third overtime early Tuesday morning completed his team’s sweep over the Edmonton Oilers and propelling the host Jets to the 2nd round of the playoffs. KYLE CONNOR SENDS THE OILERS HOME 🧹 pic.twitter.com/K0k9hLeXh8 — Spittin' Chiclets (@spittinchiclets) … Read more

Winnipeg Jets complete comeback over Oilers with Nikolaj Ehlers OT goal

The Edmonton Oilers are on the verge of being swept. Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers scored his second goal of the game at 9:13 of overtime, completing a stunning comeback over the Oilers in Game 3 of their Round 1 playoff series and giving his team a 3-0 stranglehold. The Winnipeg Jets complete the comeback! … Read more

Ken Holland may be looking to poach Luke Glendening from Red Wings

Could former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland be looking to bring aboard a key defensive forward to the Edmonton Oilers? According to one TSN analyst, that’s the case. Senior hockey reporter Frank Seravalli stated yesterday that the Edmonton Oilers, who need help in the face-off circle and with penalty killing, could attempt to trade … Read more

Jimmy Howard says no thanks to Ken Holland’s invitation to play for Oilers

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has reportedly made the decision to call it a career after 543 career NHL games, all spent with Detroit. And according to a report, he turned down an invitation to extend his career from an old friend. Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland, who spent decades in Detroit … Read more

The door may have just opened for Jimmy Howard to reunite with Ken Holland

Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard remains an unrestricted free agent after GM Steve Yzerman made the decision last offseason to not offer the veteran netminder a new contract. The 2020-21 NHL Season kicked off earlier this week, and so far, Howard is still watching games on television rather than playing in them. Did … Read more

Most crushing losses by Detroit Red Wings in past 3 decades (VIDEO)

Throughout the near 95 year history of the Detroit Red Wings, generations of fans have been treated to some of the greatest moments and players in sports history. Detroit’s is among the most passionate fan bases in the country, and are the driving force behind the area affectionately being known as “Hockeytown”. And while we’ve … Read more

Here’s what a buyout of Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen’s contract would entail

It’s no secret that the Detroit Red Wings took on their share of bloated contracts during the tenure of former GM Ken Holland, who has since taken over the job for the Edmonton Oilers. Among the more regrettable deals he signed were the contracts for underperforming forwards Justin Abdelkader and Frans Nielsen. Embed from Getty … Read more

Detroit Red Wings re-sign forward Sam Gagner to new contract

The Detroit Red Wings made a move today, electing to re-sign forward Sam Gagner on a one-year pact. The deal is worth a reported $850,000. Gagner was drafted in the first round, sixth overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He’s also spent time playing with the Arizona Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, … Read more

Reported price for RFA goaltender Matt Murray may scare off Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman

The Detroit Red Wings and GM Steve Yzerman are said to be in the market for goaltending help, with long-tenured veteran Jimmy Howard not expected to return next season. And while there will be a bevy of options for the team to choose from via free agency, one particular avenue they could explore is the … Read more

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba becomes first NHL player to kneel during anthem

During the NHL’s restart on Saturday, Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the national anthem as a silent protest against racial injustice. The opening of the first game in Edmonton included a salute to social justice activists and healthcare workers and a speech from @mnwild defenseman Matt Dumba … Read more