Why isn’t Anthony Mantha playing?

While the Detroit Red Wings are searching for answers as to why they haven’t been able to contain Tampa Bay’s “Triplets” line, fans are also searching for an answer from the Red Wings’ brass – why is Joakim Andersson considered more important than Anthony Mantha? Yes, we know Mantha is a rookie with limited NHL … Read more

Red Wings management call out Anthony Mantha…again

Detroit Red Wings management is at it again. Not even a year after Red Wings senior vice president Jim Devellano called out one of the Red Wings top prospects, Anthony Mantha, current GM Ken Holland made it clear that Mantha is a disappointment in the eyes of the organization. Mantha, Detroit’s 1st round pick in 2013, … Read more

Red Wings recall forward Joakim Andersson

After a lower body injury to Justin Abdelkader in last night’s 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins, the Red Wings have recalled forward Joakim Andersson from the Grand Rapids Griffins. UPDATE: The #RedWings have recalled center Joakim Andersson from the @griffinshockey – https://t.co/8h0kuyG9fH pic.twitter.com/EIxa93AM5N — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 8, 2016 Abdelkader is expected to be ready to play tomorrow … Read more

Red Wings assign Joakim Andersson to Grand Rapids Griffins

The Red Wings have assigned forward Joakim Andersson to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. UPDATE: The #RedWings have assigned Joakim Andersson to the @griffinshockey. pic.twitter.com/QeqJbNbv6K — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 11, 2016 The last couple weeks have been quite emotional for Andersson. Since being waived by the Red Wings on January 22, he was … Read more

Red Wings place F Joakim Andersson on waivers

The Detroit Red Wings have placed F Joakim Andersson on waivers this afternoon. #RedWings have placed Joakim Andersson on waivers. Has until noon Saturday to clear. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) January 22, 2016 The reason for the move seems to be related to injuries and the cap. Andersson is also expected to play tonight in Buffalo. Blashill … Read more

Red Wings should pay steep price to acquire Stamkos and Drouin from Tampa Bay

Remember about a month ago when I wrote about the idea of the Red Wings acquiring super-star Steven Stamkos from the Tampa Bay Lightning? I theorized that it would make sense for Detroit to offer up Tomas Tatar, Jakub Kindl, Andreas Athanasiou, and a first round draft pick to Tampa for Stamkos. It wasn’t the most popular or widely-received idea I’ve ever … Read more

Jonathan Ericsson Returns to Lineup

When the Red Wings take the ice tonight for their annual New Years Eve game, they’ll have a little extra help in their quest to get back on the winning track. Detroit Red Wings beat writer Ansar Khan has confirmed that Jonathan Ericsson will make his return to the lineup tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and … Read more

WATCH: Red Wings score fluky goal off Ben Bishop’s stick

[brid video=”7361″ player=”1841″ width=”720″ height=”404″]   Detroit Red Wings’ Joakim Andersson got his first goal of the playoffs, thanks in large part to Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop. Bishop chopped Andersson’s shot into the air and bobbled it on his stick in mid-air. The puck would rebound behind him and end up sliding into his own … Read more