Flashback: Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert’s interview on “Hockey Night in Canada”

Former Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert was known for using his fists on the ice, but he was always good for a sound byte! Let’s throw it back to the 1992-93 Season – the Red Wings visited the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Probert appeared during the intermission segment with Hockey Night in Canada‘s Ron … Read more

Don Cherry to Mike Babcock: “Stay in Detroit”

“The grass is not always greener”. That was Don Cherry’s advice to Mike Babcock on Friday morning, as the Hockey Night in Canada icon and star of ‘Coaches Corner’ took to Twitter to offer some thoughts on the contract situation revolving around the Detroit Red Wings soon-to-be free agent head coach. Cherry’s 15 tweet rant … Read more

NHL Realignment Proposal: Red Wings Moving East?

KALAMAZOO, Michigan —– A report from CBC’s Elliotte Friedman that aired on tonight’s Hockey Night in Canada has major news regarding NHL realignment for next year. According to the report, the NHL and NHLPA are working on a proposal that has the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Detroit Red Wings moving to the Eastern Conference … Read more

Breaking Down the Marian Hossa Goal

Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues played in a game that mattered to more than just the two teams involved. The win by the Blackhawks ultimately eliminated the Calgary Flames from playoff contention, and puts them potentially out of reach for the Dallas Stars. The Hawks were losing 2-0 to the Blues, when a controversial goal by forward Marian Hossa brought them to within one, and eventually led to them winning in overtime. After the break, I’ll offer my analysis of both the goal and the state of the NHL’s review system in a somewhat unique way for this blog.

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