Tyler Bertuzzi, Frans Nielsen to miss remainder of Red Wings’ season

Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi has not played since late January when he sustained an upper body injury. And now, we have received the news from head coach Jeff Blashill that we didn’t want. Per Blashill, Bertuzzi will miss the remainder of the regular season due to his injury. Additionally, veteran forward Frans Nielsen, … Read more

Frans Nielsen put on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman has made the decision to waive another veteran. Less than a week after waiving defenseman Danny DeKeyser, they’ve placed forward Frans Nielsen on the waiver wire: Frans Nielsen (Detroit) on waivers today — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) February 21, 2021 In 18 games this season, Nielsen has registered only … Read more

It’s past time for the Red Wings to cut ties with Frans Nielsen

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman has done a good job of removing some anchors that were weighing down the team. Gone are the likes of Jonathan Ericsson, Justin Abdelkader, Trevor Daley, Brendan Perlini, and Jimmy Howard. However, there’s still one player on the roster that needs to be sent off to greener pastures … Read more

Alternate captains named for 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings officially announced that Dylan Larkin is now the 37th captain in franchise history, following in the footsteps of the likes of Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg. And now that we know who will be wearing the “C” on his jersey, we now know who will be donning the “A” … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has the chance to buy out another bloated contract

The Detroit Red Wings have remained busy in free agency, with Russian-born forward Vladislav Namestnikov the latest name to be brought to the Motor City by GM Steve Yzerman. Prior to free agency, the team made the decision to part ways with veteran forward Justin Abdelkader, who was placed on waivers for the purposes of … Read more

Red Wings officially knocked out of playoff contention with latest loss

We knew it was coming sooner or later, but with the season that the Detroit Red Wings have had, it was going to be sooner. With Friday night’s 4-1 loss at the hands of the New York Islanders, the Red Wings were mathematically eliminated from participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the fourth straight … Read more

Red Wings know GM Steve Yzerman is unafraid to “pull the trigger” on moves

The Detroit Red Wings unfortunately have the worst record in the NHL – by far. At 14-42-4 and with a staggering -102 goal differential, they’re a shoo-in to have the highest odds to land this year’s first overall draft selection, but as the doldrums of the regular season continue, that’s little silver lining. Embed from … Read more

Detroit Red Wings make pair of roster moves

Deciding to (once again) waive defenseman Jonathan Ericsson wasn’t the only roster move that the Detroit Red Wings made on Tuesday. They’ve re-assigned forwards Taro Hirose and Givanni Smith back to the Grand Rapids Griffins, and at the same time have removed Anthony Mantha and Frans Nielsen from injured reserve. Mantha will make his return … Read more

Detroit Red Wings recall Lindstrom and Hirose, place 2 players on Injured Reserve

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have recalled left win Taro Hirose and defenseman Gustav Lindstrom from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Embed from Getty Images In corresponding moves, they have placed center Frans Nielsen and defenseman Mike Green on injured reserve (retroactive to Jan. 20). From Detroit Red Wings: Hirose, 23, has split … Read more

Detroit Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen scores his first goal

Well, that took long enough. 34 games to be exact. Embed from Getty Images Detroit Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen finally scored his first goal of the season last night against the Florida Panthers, a 5-4 Detroit loss. Frans Nielsen with the shorty for his first goal of the year!#LGRW pic.twitter.com/O6Bx2AFNYX — Hockey Daily 365 … Read more

Frans Nielsen finally gets first point after 20 games

It took 20 games – far too long for a player making the money he is, but he’s finally got his first point of the season. Embed from Getty Images Struggling forward Frans Nielsen notched an assist on Luke Glendening’s second period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets, the first time his name has appeared … Read more

It’s time: Red Wings need to cut ties with Frans Nielsen

The Frans Nielsen era in Detroit needs to come to an end. Signed to an exorbitant contract (6 years, $31.5 million) by former general manager Ken Holland in 2016 to help offset the loss of Pavel Datsyuk, Nielsen has seen his stats fall in each of his first three years with the team. He’s played … 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: https://t.co/2W7Dytnaye … Read more

The Detroit Red Wings are officially tired of losing

It’s been three years since the Detroit Red Wings last made the playoffs after 25 consecutive appearances, and they’re not projected to do any better this season. And they’re out to prove their doubters wrong. “Guys are not even listening to the outside,” forward Frans Nielsen said of the negative outlooks. “We’re trying to worry … Read more

Red Wings lose forward to injury during exhibition OT loss

The Detroit Red Wings are already dealing with a handful of minor injuries, and another was added to the list on Friday night. Frans Nielsen left Detroit’s game against the New York Islanders at Little Caesars Arena in the first period and did not return. He totaled just 1:53 of ice time through three shifts … Read more