Jeff Blashill provides health update on Red Wings F Jakub Vrana

The Detroit Red Wings appear to already be behind the 8-ball before the 2021-22 NHL Season even begins. Forward Jakub Vrana suffered a shoulder injury shortly into yesterday’s practice, his first session on the ice since having his visa issue resolved. And according to head coach Jeff Blashill, Vrana will be needing to see a … Read more

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill delivers good news for fans

The Detroit Red Wings and GM Steve Yzerman has made the call this offseason to officially extend Blashill’s contract , which expired at the conclusion of the 2020-21 NHL campaign. As Yzerman explained after the deal was completed, the focus right now is the continued development of the young players on the roster, which was … Read more

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill has a message for Detroit Pistons

The NBA Draft kicks off tonight, and the Detroit Pistons not only hold the No. 1 overall pick, but all indications point to them taking Cade Cunningham with the pivotal selection. And ahead of tonight’s proceedings, Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill posted a message of good luck for his Motor City sports brethren: Thank … Read more

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill talks plans for F Jakub Vrana

The Detroit Red Wings pulled off one of the NHL Trade Deadline’s biggest moves last month, acquiring forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik along with a 1st and 2nd round draft pick in exchange for underachieving forward Anthony Mantha. And though it was a small sample size, Vrana and the Red Wings appear to be … Read more

NHL insider reveals length of Jeff Blashill’s contract extension with Red Wings

On Tuesday, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman announced that Jeff Blashill would remain the team’s head coach moving forward. But we now know the length of the extension as Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic is reporting that Blashill’s extension is for two years. You can bet Yzerman is going to be looking to find … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman explains Jeff Blashill extension

In case you’ve not heard, Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill isn’t going anywhere. GM Steve Yzerman has made the call to officially extend Blashill’s contract, which expired at the conclusion of the 2020-21 NHL season. In six years behind the bench, Blashill had amassed a record of 172-221-62 with one lone playoff appearance. … Read more

Red Wings fans react to decision to re-sign head coach Jeff Blashill

It’s official – the Detroit Red Wings are officially bringing back head coach Jeff Blashill for another round of duty. The announcement came through earlier this afternoon, combined with the news that assistant coach Dan Bylsma would not be returning to the club. And needless to say, the fan base was quick and swift with … Read more

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill: ‘We’re better than last year’

The Detroit Red Wings have matched their win total from last season with today’s 1-0 shootout victory over the rival Tampa Bay Lightning. They now have 18 wins and 45 points in 53 games played, as opposed to last year’s dead-last 17 wins in 71 games (prior to the COVID-19 shutdown). And while this will … Read more

Red Wings lament wasting Jonathan Bernier’s super-human performance vs. Stars

The good news is that Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier became the first goaltender since Jimmy Howard in 2010 to record 50 saves in a game. The bad news is that not only did they not win the game, but only managed six shots through the first two periods of play. Dallas Stars captain … Read more