Petr Mrazek should start over Jimmy Howard

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Last April, Jimmy Howard had a rough span, giving up numerous soft goals, … Read more

Top 5 Dan Cleary moments

For the last 10 years, Dan Cleary has called Hockeytown home, and in that time, he developed from a checking forward into a goal scorer, enjoying three seasons of 20+ goals. Though his time with Detroit is almost certainly finished, we can’t forget his contributions to Detroit’s success. Here are his top 5 moments as … Read more

Gameday Preview: Red Wings at Kings

DETROIT RED WINGS (34-14-10) at L.A. KINGS (28-18-12) WHEN: 10:30pm ET WHERE: STAPLES CENTER — LOS ANGELES, CA TV: SN, FS-D, FS-W The Detroit Red Wings will continue their stand of 3 games in 4 nights with their second tilt in the “California trifecta” in as many nights; this time against the streaking L.A. Kings. The … Read more

Mrazek staying with the Red Wings…for now

Petr Mrazek’s play over the last 11 games with Jimmy Howard on the sidelines has earned him the opportunity to stay up with the team for the time being. According to’s Ansar Khan, Mrazek will be here for at least the weekend. Babcock said Mrazek will back-up Howard tomorrow vs. Jets. They'll take it … Read more

Gustavsson Close to Returning

Red Wings backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson, known by his nickname of “Monster”, is close to returning to the Detroit lineup. Gustavsson has been on injured reserve since November 6th, when he suffered a dislocated shoulder while unsuccessfully trying to stop Derek Brassard’s game winning goal during Detroit’s 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers. … Read more