Game of the Day: Red Wings advance to Western Conference Finals with shutout win over Blues (VIDEO)

As we await the return of sports, we’re going to continue our Game of the Day series with a fun memory of the legendary 2001-02 Detroit Red Wings season! Embed from Getty Images They advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a 4-0 shutout victory over the St. Louis Blues, dispatching their Central Division rivals … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer collapses on bench

Tonight’s scary news of St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsing on the bench instantly brought back memories of a frightening incident that took place in the Motor City back during the 2005-06 season. Defenseman Jiri Fischer collapsed on the Detroit Red Wings bench at Joe Louis Arena during the first period of a matchup … Read more

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Libor Sulak

The Detroit Red Wings are hoping they’ve landed another gem. They’ve signed free-agent defenseman Libor Sulak, a Czech native who has played the past two years for Orli Znojmo in Eishockey Liga, the top professional Austrian League. UPDATE: The #RedWings signed free agent defenseman Libor Sulak to a two-year entry-level contract. (📷: @orliznojmo) — Detroit Red … Read more

Red Wings sign top draft pick Dennis Cholowski to three-year entry deal

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The Detroit Red Wings have come to terms on a three-year entry level contract with defenseman Dennis Cholowski. He is now eligible to join the Grand Rapids Griffins for the remainder of their season. UPDATE: The #RedWings today agreed to terms with defenseman Dennis Cholowski on a three-year entry-level contract. — Detroit Red Wings … Read more

WATCH: 2002 Red Wings Stanley Cup team honored Tuesday against Columbus

The Detroit Red Wings honored the 2002 Stanley Cup team Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena when they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. Tonight we honor the 2002 #RedWings Stanley Cup squad. #02Wings #LGRW #Farewell2TheJoe — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 7, 2017 The Wings’ own Darren McCarty and Jiri Fischer were in attendance … Read more

Red Wings, Maple Leafs to play alumni game as part of ‘Centennial Classic’ festivities

The Detroit Red Wings are taking part in yet another outdoor hockey game come next year. They will do battle with their ‘Original Six’ foe Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL Centennial Classic on New Year’s Day, 2017. The game will be played at BMO Field in Toronto, Canada. It was announced Thursday that an alumni game … Read more

On This Day: Red Wings draft Dylan Larkin 15th overall (w/ videos)

Back on July 27th of 2014, the Detroit Red Wings held the 15th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft. The Wings drafted a young man by the name of Dylan Larkin from the U.S. National Developmental Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was the first American player taken in the draft … Read more

Jiri Fischer to participate in “Shocks and Saves Game” event in Saginaw to help save lives

You can ask any Detroit Red Wings fan what the most heart-wrenching moment of the 2005-2006 NHL season was, and almost all of them will have the same answer: The moment that Jiri Fischer died on the bench. Waiting for his shift in a game against the Nashville Predators in the first period, on November … Read more