Jeff Blashill, Dylan Larkin happier with Red Wings effort despite 8th straight loss

It was a better effort all around, but unfortunately the same result. The Detroit Red Wings came out with their skates on fire against the Lightning, earning a key shot advantage early in the game and taking the 1-0 lead thanks to Filip Zadina’s 1st goal of the season. Unfortuantely, it’s as far as they’d … Read more

Jeff Blashill takes responsibility for Red Wings’ “terrible start”

It was an ugly start to tonight’s game for the Detroit Red Wings against the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Three quick strikes within five minutes of the opening faceoff saw Detroit fall into an early hole that they were ultimately unable to dig themselves out of. The Lightning played harder, won more … Read more

Jeff Blashill gives update on Tyler Bertuzzi injury

The Detroit Red Wings will be without their leading goal scorer as they begin a daunting six game road swing, beginning with two games against the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Tyler Bertuzzi, who suffered an upper body injury against the Florida Panthers, will be absent for at least the next four to … Read more

Reporter throws cold water on Red Wings fans hoping to see Jeff Blashill fired

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

During their recent four-game road trip, the Detroit Red Wings reminded their fan base a little too much of last year’s team that earned the unfortunate distinction of being the 1st NHL team eliminated from playoff contention en route to 49 losses. Despite starting this campaign with a modest 2-2 record, they dropped four straight … Read more

Jeff Blashill gives update on Detroit Red Wings players on COVID-19 protocol list

The Detroit Red Wings have not gone unaffected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as they’ve had five roster players assigned to their coronavirus protocol list. For those unfamiliar with the process, a player landing on said list doesn’t mean that they’ve actually tested positive for the illness, but rather have been in recent close contact … Read more

Dylan Larkin, Jeff Blashill call out Red Wings following 2nd straight loss to Blackhawks

You can excuse the Detroit Red Wings if they came into their two-game series with the Chicago Blackhawks anticipating two wins. After all, the Blackhawks had dropped their first four games of the season and looked every bit like a team entering a rebuild. Instead, Chicago turned the tables on Detroit, taking both games from … Read more

Jeff Blashill among group of NHL coaches working for reduced pay

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

Finances are tighter in the National Hockey League thanks to most venues operating without fan attendance due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Projected losses are as high as $3 billion. To that end, the League has sought additional forms of revenue, and began selling advertising space on player helmets. The players took a collectively negotiated … Read more

Head coach Jeff Blashill explains why he juggled line combinations

The Detroit Red Wings were already without forwards Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne on Tuesday night thanks to COVID-19 protocols, so the lines that head coach Jeff Blashill rolled out onto the ice were going to look a bit different. And they continued to change throughout the contest. “I like their work ethic and compete … Read more

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

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

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

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