Jeff Blashill explains why Red Wings waived former 1st round pick Evgeny Svechnikov

As the regular season approaches, the Detroit Red Wings continue the process of fine tuning their roster. And among the decisions that came down from management earlier today included placing former 1st round draft selection Evgeny Svechnikov on waivers. Additionally, the team also waived the likes of Brian Lashoff, Dominic Turgeon, Turner Elson, Dylan McIlrath, … Read more

Detroit Red Wings sign RW Evgeny Svechnikov to contract extension

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have signed RW Evgeny Svechnikov to a one-year contract extension. Svechnikov, 23, completed his third full professional campaign in 2019-20, returning to the ice in October after missing the entire 2018-19 season due to a knee injury. In his first game back with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins … Read more

Red Wings prospect Evgeny Svechnikov makes big donation

Athletes everywhere have been stepping up to lend assistance to their communities as we continue to push our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest to do so is Detroit Red Wings prospect Evgeny Svechnikov, who came through with a big donation for mid-Michigan where massive flooding occured. He donated 2,500 KN95 masks and 25 … Read more

Red Wings prospect Evgeny Svechnikov lighting it up for Grand Rapids Griffins

NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings drafted Russian forward Evgeny Svechnikov 19th overall in the 2015 NHL Draft and are hoping for some big things out of him in the near future. With five goals in his past four games for the Grand Rapids Griffins, Svechnikov is showing the promise that’s been expected of him with 11 … Read more

Detroit Red Wings remove 2 players from IR, assign Evgeny Svechnikov to Grand Rapids

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have assigned RW Evgeny Svechnikov to Grand Rapids and removed C Frans Nielsen and D Trevor Daley from injured reserve. The Detroit #RedWings today assigned RW Evgeny Svechnikov to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and removed C Frans Nielsen and D Trevor Daley from injured reserve. Details: … Read more

Detroit Red Wings recall 4 youngsters as Andreas Athanasiou, 3 others go on Injured Reserve

The Detroit Red Wings are off to a heck of a start when it comes to the win department but unfortunately, they cannot say the same about their team health. Embed from Getty Images On Monday night, the Red Wings announced Andreas Athanasiou (retroactive to Sept. 20), Frans Nielsen, Trevor Daley and Jonathan Ericsson have … Read more

WHOA! Did this Red Wings prospect just threaten Alexander Ovechkin?

NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

The hockey world was abuzz following a first period fight between Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin and Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov during Game 3 of their opening round playoff series. The Great 8 caught Svechnikov with a hard right, knocking the 19-year old to the ice and hitting his head. He needed plenty of … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings’ Evgeny Svechnikov likely out for season after surgery

As if the Detroit Red Wings needed any more bad news on the injury front, they got just that on Tuesday evening. Young forward Evgeny Svechnikov is likely out for the rest of the season after having surgery. Svechnikov sustained a lower-body injury in the Red Wings’ final preseason game, a 5-1 win over the … Read more

Detroit Red Wings reduce roster to 25 players

With the closing of the preseason, and the Detroit Red Wings coming away from it with a 7-1-0 record, the time is almost upon them to have a set roster for the start of the regular season. The Red Wings must have a 23-player roster set by 5:00pm ET Tuesday evening for the start of … Read more

Jeff Blashill: Young players must ‘beat someone out’ for job

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

Friday’s 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals officially closed the book closed the book on the Red Wings’ playoff chances this year, marking the first time in 35 years that the team missed the postseason in back-to-back seasons. Now that we know the team will not be skating in the playoffs, it’s time to bring a few youngsters … Read more

Red Wings recall Evgeny Svechnikov as Tomas Tatar returns to Detroit with Vegas

The Detroit Red Wings will get a visit from an old friend tonight at Little Caesars Arena, as the Vegas Golden Knights make their first ever trip to the Motor City. Former Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar will play his first career game against the Red Wings, from whom he was traded at this year’s deadline. … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins Advance to AHL Conference Finals

It’s been a terrific postseason, thus far, for the Grand Rapids Griffins as the American Hockey League side has advanced to the Western Conference Finals. Their opponents will be the San Jose Barracuda who defeated the San Diego Gulls in the second round. The Griffins have advanced to the conference finals with series victories over … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins Prepare for Round 2 of AHL Playoffs

The Grand Rapids Griffins are set to face the Chicago Wolves in the second round of the American Hockey League playoffs. In the first round, the Griffins swept the Milwaukee Admirals in three games to advance. It was a closer opening series than it appeared on paper for the Griffins. They needed two overtime wins … Read more

VIDEO: Evgeny Svechnikov’s shootout winning goal

Detroit Red Wings forward Evgeny Svechnikov made the most of his NHL debut.

Just called up from Grand Rapids earlier in the day, Svechnikov scored the game-winning shootout goal for the Red Wings against the Ottawa Senators in front of a packed Joe Louis Arena crowd.

His backhand deke through the legs of goaltender Craig Anderson sealed the win for Detroit, improving them to 9-0 in the shootout this season.


Red Wings recall F Evgeny Svechnikov from Grand Rapids

NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings made a roster move today, recalling Evgeny Svechnikov from the Grand Rapids Griffins. He’ll make his NHL debut tonight against Ottawa. #RedWings Notes: Svechnikov to make @NHL debut against Ottawa: — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 3, 2017 The 6-foot-2, 205-pound forward Svechnikov was Detroit’s first-round selection in 2015. … Read more

Red Wings prospects ranked No. 21 in NHL

The Detroit Red Wings and their fans have every reason to feel optimistic about the team’s future. Their plethora of young talent waiting in the wings (pun?) is enough to make anyone have confidence that the Red Wings will be able to continue their winning ways. However, Brett Slawson of wasn’t quite as kind to … Read more