TRADED: Red Wings deal forward Gustav Nyquist

The NHL Trade Deadline is today, and the Detroit Red Wings have bid farewell to another member of their team. Gustav Nyquist has been traded to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a second-round draft pick and a conditional third-round draft pick just hours after playing against them at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday. … Read more

Detroit Red Wings offseason target: Oliver Ekman-Larsson

The Detroit Red Wings have practically been in need of a top pairing defenseman since Nicklas Lidstrom retired after the 2011-12 season. There were hopes within the organization that Danny DeKeyser, Niklas Kronwall, or even Jonathan Ericsson would be the one to take on that role, but none of those players materialized to that degree. The team has missed … Read more

5 Moves the Red Wings must make to get back on track

The Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs for the first time in 25 years this season. They were also sellers at the trade deadline for the first time in a long time when they traded away Thomas Vanek, Steve Ott, Tomas Jurco, and Brendan Smith. The team enters relatively foreign territory as they begin their … Read more

WATCH: Pretty passing play leads to Frans Nielsen PP goal

Now THIS is how you run a man-advantage. A terrific passing play by the Detroit Red Wings culminates in a power-play goal from Frans Nielsen. A tic-tac-toe setup saw the puck touch the sticks of Henrik Zetterberg, Justin Abdelkader, Gus Nyquist, and then Nielsen. Be sure and watch for former Red Wing Brendan Smith’s diving … Read more

The time has come for Ken Holland to step down as Red Wings GM

The Detroit Red Wings are stuck in their worst season in nearly three decades and are all but mathematically eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wednesday was the NHL’s trade deadline, and unfortunately, became yet another chapter in the ever-faltering novel authored by Wings general manager Ken Holland. When the dust settled, the Red Wings had sold … Read more

Red Wings F Gustav Nyquist suspended 6 games by NHL

The NHL Department of Player Safety came down relatively hard on the Detroit Red Wings’ Gus Nyquist on Wednesday, handing him a six game suspension for his reckless high stick to the face of Minnesota’s Jared Spurgeon in the 1st period of Sunday’s game. Six game suspension for Nyquist. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 15, … Read more

Gus Nyquist offered in-person hearing for high-stick on Jared Spurgeon

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist could be missing the next few games. Following his dangerous high-stick to the face of Minnesota Wild forward Jared Spurgeon, Nyquist was offered an in-person hearing by the NHL Department of Player Safety. Detroit's Gustav Nyquist has been offered an in-person hearing for high-sticking Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon. Date and … Read more

It’s time for the Red Wings to make the difficult choice – let Jeff Blashill go

Editorial: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Detroit Sports Nation The Detroit Red Wings enter tonight’s tilt against the New York Islanders tied for last in the Eastern Conference, and we’re already into early February. Head coach Jeff Blashill was promoted to … Read more

TBT: Gustav Nyquist scores first NHL goal [VIDEO]

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist may not be living up to the hype we all once thought he was, but he started his career on the right foot. On March 26, 2012 Nyquist scored his first National Hockey League goal, which came against the Columbus Blue Jackets. With 14:25 remaining in the first period, … Read more