Badly outshot Detroit Red Wings shut out in home opener against Carolina

The Detroit Red Wings had plenty of new faces in the lineup and a brand new captain to kick off the 56 game 2020-21 NHL Season at Little Caesars Arena. However, not much else looked different from last season for the Red Wings. The Carolina Hurricanes badly outshot Detroit en route to a season-opening 3-0 … Read more

Probable line combinations for Detroit Red Wings home opener

The Detroit Red Wings are just over 24 hours from kicking off their 95th season in the National Hockey League, and this campaign will be a unique one. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no fans in attendance at any game at Little Caesars Arena, and the team will be playing a shortened … Read more

Jeff Blashill reacts to Detroit Red Wings naming Dylan Larkin captain

History was made today as the Detroit Red Wings announced that forward Dylan Larkin has officially succeeded the retired Henrik Zetterberg as the 37th captain in team history. Larkin becomes the first Michigan native to don the “C” for the Red Wings – not bad for a kid from the Mitten State who also played … Read more

Jeff Blashill explains why Red Wings waived former 1st round pick Evgeny Svechnikov

As the regular season approaches, the Detroit Red Wings continue the process of fine tuning their roster. And among the decisions that came down from management earlier today included placing former 1st round draft selection Evgeny Svechnikov on waivers. Additionally, the team also waived the likes of Brian Lashoff, Dominic Turgeon, Turner Elson, Dylan McIlrath, … Read more

Oddsmakers list Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill as most likely to be fired

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Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made the call to retain head coach Jeff Blashill for another season, despite the fact that his team compiled an NHL worst 17-49-5 record last season prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. Yzerman’s reasoning for his decision was that it wouldn’t be fair to judge Blashill’s performance as a … Read more

Jeff Blashill optimistic new faces will help Detroit Red Wings in upcoming season

The Detroit Red Wings haven’t played an NHL regular-season game since March when their season was put on pause thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Already having been well outside of the playoff picture at that point, they and seven other teams would soon be officially shut down for the remainder of the year. Training camp … Read more

Jeff Blashill discusses job appreciation and previews upcoming Detroit Red Wings season

The Detroit Red Wings are preparing for the beginning of training camp for the upcoming 2020-21 NHL season, which is slated to begin January 13. And fans will see that this year’s edition of the team will look noticeably different than the squad who earned the unfortunate distinction of being the worst Red Wings team … Read more

Detroit Free Press declares Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill is on the hot seat

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

For fans of the Detroit Red Wings who were hoping that GM Steve Yzerman would bring aboard his former linemate and Jack Adams Award-winning coach Gerard Gallant back to Hockeytown, they didn’t get the answer they wanted. In fact, Yzerman has given a vote of confidence to head coach Jeff Blashill, declaring it unfair to … Read more

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill discusses offseason additions to roster

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has been busy since the start of free agency, bringing aboard several new faces including the likes of forwards Bobby Ryan and Vladislav Namestnikov, as well as defenseman Troy Stecher and Jon Merrill, and goaltender Thomas Greiss. Embed from Getty Images Of course, that was proceeded by a busy … Read more

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill releases emotional statement regarding Jamie Samuelsen

As you have probably heard by now, longtime Detroit Sports radio personality Jamie Samuelsen passed away on Saturday following a long battle with colon cancer. On Sunday, Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill released an emotional statement on the passing of Samuelsen. “I was shocked and saddened to hear the terrible news of the … Read more

Jeff Blashill comments on his support from Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

On Wednesday, Steve Yzerman met with reporters (virtually, of course) and he was asked about whether or not Jeff Blashill would return as head coach in 2020-21. Yzerman said that nothing has changed and that he had no plan to move on from Blashill. A day later, Blashill also met virtually with reporters and he … Read more

Detroit Red Wings fans react to Steve Yzerman’s decision to keep Jeff Blashill

One of the biggest decisions Steve Yzerman had to make this offseason was whether or not he would keep Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill for another campaign. On Wednesday, Yzerman met with reporters via a virtual press conference and when asked if Blashill would be back for the 2020-21 season, he confirmed that … Read more

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman makes decision regarding Jeff Blashill

On Wednesday, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman had a virtual meeting with the media. During the meeting, Yzerman was asked if Jeff Blashill will be back for the 2020-21 season. Yzerman said that his thoughts on Blashill have not changed and that he will be the Red Wings head coach next season. Red Wings … Read more