Lions’ Justin Coleman proudly wears a Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe jersey

Detroit Lions cornerback Justin Coleman just happened to pick up a Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe jersey from a sporting goods store in Seattle while he was playing for the Seahawks. Embed from Getty Images Having grown up in Georgia and then playing in Seattle, Coleman wasn’t much of a hockey fan. But he liked … Read more

Gordie Howe’s name is coming off Lord Stanley’s Cup, and here’s why

Longtime Detroit Red Wings great and hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe will have his name stripped off of the Stanley Cup. And Howe is not the only one from his era of hockey that this will happen to. The Stanley Cup will be undergoing yet another change of bands this spring when they retire … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Red Wings legend Gordie Howe eclipses multiple NHL milestones

You can ask just about anyone that knows the sport of hockey on a rudimentary level who the greatest player to ever “lace ’em up” was. Good chance they’ll all say former Detroit Red Wings superstar Gordie Howe. Even some legendary players themselves would concur on that fact. Mr. Hockey cemented himself in hockey history with … Read more

On this date: Gordie Howe is inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame

The late great Gordie Howe, on this date, August 24th, in 1972, was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame, only one year after he hung up his skates for the first time. In a rare move by the hall, the selection committee decided to waive the traditional three-year waiting period to induct one of … Read more

Gordie Howe’s name to be removed from Stanley Cup

There will be several new names on the Stanley Cup this season, and they’ll belong to either the Pittsburgh Penguins or the Nashville Predators. Unfortunately, with that addition, there will also be subtraction. With this year’s Cup winner, there will be no more room on the legendary trophy for next year’s winner. To accommodate this, the … Read more

Top 15 Joe Louis Arena Moments of all-time

We’re back again with Part Three of our countdown of the Top 25 Red Wings moments at Joe Louis Arena. In case you missed them, be sure and look at Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s go ahead and count all the way down to number one. 1980 NHL ALL-STAR GAME The 1980 NHL All-Star Game was one of the first … Read more

Red Wings’ Gordie Howe ranked No. 1 NHL player of all-time according to writer

No matter what the sport may be, the discussion of which player is the greatest ever will never die. The great thing about it is that everyone has their own opinion and there is really not a right answer. This is especially true when it comes to the National Hockey League. Some will say that … Read more

Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 1

This is the final season at the legendary Joe Louis Arena for the Detroit Red Wings. To celebrate the legacies and timeless moments that were created here, we’ll be counting down our top 25 moments involving the Red Wings at “The Joe” in a five-part series, starting at number 25. 25. 1997 WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIS, … Read more

TBT: Gordie, Mark, and Marty Howe play against the Red Wings

On this day in 1980, Mr. Hockey himself Gordie Howe returned to the city for whom he had played for over 25 years – this time as a member of the Hartford Whalers. The Whalers had a date with the Detroit Red Wings at the brand new Joe Louis Arena. In addition to Gordie, the Hartford … Read more

Six former Red Wings crack first release of NHL’s 100 greatest players

The National Hockey league is celebrating it’s 100 years of existence this season. The NHL released 33 members of the 100 greatest NHL players before the start Centennial Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs last Sunday. Of the 33 named prior to the game, six donned the winged wheel – … Read more

WATCH: Red Wings honor the late great Gordie Howe during game vs. Ottawa

There’s a heightened level of emotion surrounding the Detroit Red Wings organization and their fans this season, for multiple reasons. Not only is it the final season at Joe Louis Arena, but the team, along with the rest of the hockey world, will be paying tribute and remembering Mr. Hockey, the late great Gordie Howe. During a … Read more

Joe Louis Arena Hosts Final Red Wings Home Opener Tonight

Tonight marks the beginning of the end of an era of Detroit Red Wings hockey. They’ll play their final home opener at Joe Louis Arena, the 2nd oldest building in the NHL; second only to New York’s Madison Square Garden. Their new home, Little Caesars Arena, is still under construction and will be ready to … Read more