Jeff Blashill: Young players must ‘beat someone out’ for job

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

Friday’s 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals officially closed the book closed the book on the Red Wings’ playoff chances this year, marking the first time in 35 years that the team missed the postseason in back-to-back seasons. Now that we know the team will not be skating in the playoffs, it’s time to bring a few youngsters … Read more

MUST SEE: Jimmy Howard bails Red Wings out with huge save

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When the Red Wings traded goaltender Petr Mrazek to Philadelphia earlier this week, it became clear that the team was committing to Jimmy Howard as the number one goaltender for the foreseeable future. Tonight, he took another step towards cementing himself as “the guy”. Check out this amazing save he made in the face of an opposing 2-on-1 in … Read more

JUST IN: Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard to miss at least one game

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard will not play tomorrow night against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena with what is being called a “lower-body injury”. Howard out tomorrow for #RedWings against @TBLightning with lower body injury, Blashill said. Day to day, doesn’t think it’s too serious. Has 5 day bye week after. … Read more

ROSTER UPDATE: Red Wings make round of cuts as final roster takes shape

The Detroit Red Wings have made moves to solidify what their roster will look like on opening night when they host the Minnesota Wild at Little Caesars Arena on October 5, including several cuts. Coreau, Parenteau Waived Goaltender Jared Coreau was waived on Sunday, and will have until noon Monday to clear. Should he go … Read more

Red Wings looking for Jimmy Howard to regain starting role in net

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The good news for the Detroit Red Wings is that they have a trio of goaltenders they can play whenever, which is a growing trend for many teams around the NHL these days, particularly due to the chances of injuries. The bad news is that there’s uncertainty with every one of those goalies for the … Read more

Griffins take 2-0 series lead in Calder Cup Finals with double-OT Game 2 win

A packed house, $2 hot dogs and beers, numerous lead changes, 11 goals, double overtime, and a Grand Rapids victory on home ice. Not much more could have been asked for in game two of the Calder Cup Finals. 10,834 people filled the stands at Van Andel Arena for Saturday’s tilt, which saw the Grand Rapids Griffins … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins win Game 1 of Calder Cup Finals

Excited for the first Calder Cup Finals game played in Grand Rapids since 2013, a crowd of 8,857 raucous fans packed the Van Andel Arena for Game 1 of this year’s edition of the Calder Cup Finals. Given the fact that both teams are playing their best hockey of the year at the perfect time, … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins Advance to AHL Conference Finals

It’s been a terrific postseason, thus far, for the Grand Rapids Griffins as the American Hockey League side has advanced to the Western Conference Finals. Their opponents will be the San Jose Barracuda who defeated the San Diego Gulls in the second round. The Griffins have advanced to the conference finals with series victories over … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins Prepare for Round 2 of AHL Playoffs

The Grand Rapids Griffins are set to face the Chicago Wolves in the second round of the American Hockey League playoffs. In the first round, the Griffins swept the Milwaukee Admirals in three games to advance. It was a closer opening series than it appeared on paper for the Griffins. They needed two overtime wins … Read more

Henrik Zetterberg: Red Wings are “too easy to play against”

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings looked decent for the first half of the 1st period against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, outshooting the Bruins 6-2. Then the wheels came completely off. The Bruins took a 3-0 lead before you could blink, and headed into the first intermission up by four en route to a 6-1 … Read more

Petr Mrazek to start for Red Wings vs. Islanders; defense pairings remain the same

Petr Mrazek will get his first start since the All-Star break as the Detroit Red Wings host the New York Islanders on Friday night. Jared Coreau started in Detroit’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday night. Petr Mrazek confirmed as #RedWings starter. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 3, 2017 Mrazek has struggled this season … Read more

Blashill: Red Wings had “junk” effort vs. Devils

Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill made his feelings clear about last night’s loss against the New Jersey Devils at Joe Louis Arena. “The first one, to me, was 100 percent unacceptable, 100 percent junk,” he said afterwards. “We’ve got a 1-on-1 that we can make a 3-on-1 for us and we float back up … Read more

How concerned should fans be over Petr Mrazek’s play?

Petr Mrazek earned himself the starting position in the Detroit Red Wings net during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and subsequently into the following season. There was talk that Detroit would look to trade Jimmy Howard, and that Mrazek was Detroit’s long-term solution in net. But since a 6-5 Red Wings victory over Boston on Mrazek’s … Read more

5 Reasons why the Detroit Red Wings WILL keep their playoff streak alive

This has been a roller coaster season for the Detroit Red Wings. Their season-long struggles have been well documented, and many believed that Detroit’s 25-year playoff streak would finally be snapped this year. Now, the Red Wings have found life again. They have won three straight games, all against some impressive teams (Pittsburgh, Montreal, Boston) … Read more

Jared Coreau making the most of his time with the Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jared Coreau has had quite the first-year experience playing in the National Hockey League. An injury to starter Jimmy Howard meant the Red Wings needed help from Grand Rapids, so Coreau was called up to the big club. But due to inconsistent play from Petr Mrazek, Coreau has seen his playing … Read more

VIDEO: Jared Coreau’s grandmother finally got to see her grandson play

Detroit Red Wings goaltender and Perth, Ontario native Jared Coreau had a special guest in the crowd during Detroit’s 3-2 overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

In addition to around 20 friends and family, Coreau’s 92 year old grandmother, Patricia, took in the game and saw her grandson play for the very first time. Fox Sports Detroit’s Trevor Thompson caught up with her and captured her feelings on the occasion.

“It’s the highlight of my life!” she exclaimed.