Ex-Red Wings F Gustav Nyquist pens heartfelt tribute to fallen CBJ goalie Matiss Kivlenieks

The hockey world is in mourning after the news that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died at the young age of 24 after an accident involving fireworks in Novi, MI. According to the autopsy, Kivlenieks died of “fireworks mortar blast, chest trauma.” Former Detroit Red Wings goaltender Gustav Nyquist took to social media shortly … Read more

Ken Holland discusses deadline deals, preaches patience

The Detroit Red Wings were once again sellers at the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline as they’ll be on the outside looking in on the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the third straight year. Their two trades were sending defenseman Nick Jensen to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Madison Bowey and a 2020 second-round drat pick, … Read more

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

Red Wings not focused on trade rumors as deadline approaches

The NHL Trade deadline is fast approaching, and for the third consecutive season, the Detroit Red Wings are poised to be sellers as they are well outside of a playoff spot. The deadline is February 25 at 3:00 PM. Trade rumors can sometimes weigh on players minds, especially those who have surfaced in said rumors. … Read more

Losses “snowballing” on Red Wings heading into New Years Eve game

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

The Detroit Red Wings have lost nine of their past 11 games, squashing the momentum they had built from a previous hot streak. They’ve also given up five goals in each of the past three games, the worst of which came in their most recent setback Saturday against the Dallas Stars. Dallas led 3-0 after … Read more

Gustav Nyquist nets his first of the year in OT in Red Wings’ first win [VIDEO]

Attention everyone, this is not a drill. I repeat, this is not a drill: the Detroit Red Wings have won their first game of the year. It wasn’t looking good for Detroit after 20 minutes of play. The Florida Panthers went to the dressing room with a 2-0 lead over the Red Wings. They answered … Read more

Detroit Red Wings offseason target: Oliver Ekman-Larsson

NHL: Detroit Red Wings octopus 1

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

NHL: Jeff Blashill 2

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

NHL: New York Rangers at Detroit Red Wings

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

Red Wings F Gus Nyquist sends dirty cheap shot to Wild’s Spurgeon (VIDEO)

Detroit Red Wings forward Gus Nyquist could be in some hot water with the NHL Department of Player Safety after he sent a cheap shot high stick to the face of Minnesota’s Jared Spurgeon in the 1st period of their Sunday afternoon tilt in St. Paul. Now, Nyquist isn’t known as a dirty player by … 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

Jeff Blashill shakes up PP lines after poor effort Tuesday night

The Detroit Red Wings are switching up their power play units in an attempt to get their struggling special teams working again. Head coach Jeff Blashill said that he was unhappy with the efforts put forth by Anthony Mantha and Gustav Nyquist during Tuesday night’s 4-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils, and has taken … 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