Detroit Red Wings honor Gus Nyquist in his return to Little Caesars Arena

The Detroit Red Wings welcomed back an old friend to Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday night. Forward Gus Nyqvist, who was drafted 121st overall in the 2008 Draft by the Red Wings, played in Hockeytown from 2011 to 2019 until his trade to the San Jose Sharks at least season’s trade deadline. He signed a … Read more

Ex-Red Wing Gus Nyquist happy to face former team

It will be an unusual sight to see Gustav Nyquist wearing a Columbus Blue Jackets jersey tonight. After all, he spent the first 481 games of his NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, scoring 125 goals with 170 assists. He was dealt to the San Jose Sharks during last season’s Trade Deadline, and he … Read more

WATCH: Jonathan Bernier robs former Red Wing Gus Nyquist

The Detroit Red Wings traded forward Gus Nyquist to the San Jose Sharks at this year’s NHL Trade Deadline in exchange for a second-round draft pick and a conditional third-round draft pick. Embed from Getty Images While Nyquist and his former teammates undoubtably remain friends off the ice, on it there’s still business to attend … Read more

WATCH: Filip Zadina scores in OT as Red Wings stay perfect in pre-season

The Detroit Red Wings took care of business against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night in comeback fashion, overcoming a 2-0 deficit to eventually come out on top 3-2 in overtime. With the win, the Red Wings remain undefeated in the 2018 pre-season with a perfect 6-0 record. Embed from Getty Images The overtime hero … Read more

Red Wings teammates hopeful for a Zetterberg return

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Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has been ailing physically the past few seasons, despite playing in all 82 regular season games three years running. But the pain from his lingering back issues has caused him to not be able to train this entire offseason, and has already announced that he’ll miss this year’s training … Read more

Tomas Tatar talks about Vegas trade ahead of first game against Detroit

For the first time in their existence, the Vegas Golden Knights make their way to the Motor City to battle the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Their visit is notable for more than just the first ever matchup in Detroit. Former Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar makes his return for his first game … Read more

Red Wings reportedly talking Petr Mrazek trade with Flyers

The Detroit Red Wings are poised to once again be sellers at this year’s NHL Trade Deadline, and they’re reportedly already in discussions regarding one free agent to-be. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers have had ongoing discussions regarding goaltender Petr Mrazek. Embed from Getty Images Lehner injury might narrow … Read more

GOTTA SEE IT: Luke Witkowski scores beauty of a first NHL goal!

The Detroit Red Wings continued their dominance of the Nashville Predators in Music City, improving to a perfect 7-0 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville their past seven meetings there with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night. Embed from Getty Images Among the game’s standout highlights was forward Luke Witkowski scoring not only his first goal … Read more

Report: Red Wings may try to move Gus Nyquist

With the NHL Trade Deadline fast approaching (February 26) and a playoff spot still in the distance of their sight, the Detroit Red Wings will be faced with once again having to make difficult roster choices as they look towards the future. Their most likely deadline move will be swapping defenseman Mike Green, who is … Read more

Red Wings preparing for daunting playoff push

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The Detroit Red Wings saw their season high four game winning streak snapped against their arch-nemesis, the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. After the 5-2 contest was officially in the books, the Red Wings’ record stood at 17-17-7 (41 pts). Not terrible, but not exactly instilling confidence in fans who were … Read more

Frustrated Red Wings grounded by Flyers in 4-3 loss

It was another night where the Detroit Red Wings felt they played well enough to earn at least a point in the standings, but unfortunately there aren’t any points handed out for good effort. Detroit’s two-game winning streak was halted by the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, losing 4-3 in a back-and-forth affair. They started … Read more

11/6 GAME PREVIEW: Detroit Red Wings at Vancouver Canucks

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Following their solid 4-0 shutout victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Red Wings continue their Canadian road swing with a stop in Vancouver to play the Canucks. Head coach Jeff Blashill hasn’t yet indicated who starts in net for Detroit, though it will likely be Jimmy Howard. Gus Nyquist, injured in … Read more

Ice at Little Caesars Arena getting cold reviews

The ice surface at Joe Louis Arena was widely regarded as among the best in the NHL, from both the Red Wings players who called the venue home to opponents. But since the move to Little Caesars Arena, the term “home ice advantage” hasn’t exactly been applicable, as the players have raised issues with the quality … Read more

WATCH: Red Wings deal Golden Knights first ever loss

The Detroit Red Wings came into Las Vegas last night with a chance to halt the Vegas Golden Knights’ historic winning streak – that is, winning the first three games for an expansion franchise and looking for number four.

No expansion team had ever accomplished the former, and Detroit made sure Vegas didn’t accomplish the latter.

Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg got the party going early with a great feed to Gus Nyquist, who potted his first of the year. Zetterberg’s big night would continue with a breakaway goal in the second, and two more assists in the third period on goals from Anthony Mantha and Frans Nielsen.

Luke Glendening also tallied his second goal in as many nights for Detroit, who got 24 saves from Petr Mrazek.

VIDEO: Red Wings five goals from exhibition loss to Penguins

The Detroit Red Wings fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in their second pre-season game of 2017 by a final score of 6-5 in overtime. Though there were few regulars in the lineup for Detroit, the game was still a spirited back-and-forth affair that featured plenty of offense. Detroit got two goals from Gus Nyquist, as well as tallies from Darren Helm, Matt Lorito and Ben Street.

Jimmy Howard and Tom McCollum split time in net. The Red Wings play Chicago tonight at the United Center before returning home for their first pre-season game at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday night against Boston.

The good, the bad, and the ugly of the Red Wings 2016-17 campaign

For the first time since 1990, the Detroit Red Wings are spectators to begin the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Simply put, their season was a major disappointment. Of course, the team had some positive moments through the 82 games, but they were overshadowed by far too many negatives, and it cost them a playoff spot. Let’s … Read more