Insider suggests Red Wings eyeing ex-Islanders assistant

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After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman last month, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. It will be the first time since the 2015-16 season that Blashill won’t be behind the bench in the Motor … Read more

Special teams doom Red Wings in Game 4, must find life in Game 5

The Detroit Red Wings entered Game 4 of their best of seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning in front of their home fans with a chance to tie the series at two games apiece. They didn’t get it done, largely because their special teams couldn’t get it done. The Lightning left the ice after … Read more

Tony Granato has declined option with Detroit, but still in talks to return

After one year behind the Detroit Red Wings’ bench alongside Mike Babcock and Jim Hiller, it seems Tony Granato has confirmed with GM Ken Holland that he will not exercise the option in his contract. Tony Granato has told the Red Wings he will not be exercising the option he has on his contract. Spent … Read more

Red Wings’ system getting slight shake up in the coming weeks

With the departure of former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock, Detroit finds themselves with a couple holes that need to be plugged.  It’s expected that this week, as early as tomorrow, Jeff Blashill will be named the next Red Wings head coach. With Jim Hiller leaving to coach alongside Babcock in Toronto, that … Read more

Wings Assistant Coach Jim Hiller to follow Babcock to Toronto

The exodus of coaches from the Detroit Red Wings organization continues, as multiple reports have Detroit assistant coach Jim Hiller following Mike Babcock to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Jim Hiller will join Babcock in Toronto. Hiller ran the power play and did so effectively this season with the Red Wings. — Ted Kulfan (@tkulfan) May … Read more

Red Wings Hire Jim Hiller, Andrew Brewer To Fill Coaching Vacancies

The Detroit Red Wings filled two of their coaching vacancies by hiring on Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer as assistant coaches to Mike Babcock. Hiller joins the Red Wings from the Western Hockey League (CHL) where he was the head coach of the Tri-City Americans from 2009 until 2014. He played 21 games for the … Read more