Red Wings Justin Abdelkader and wife show off their Halloween costumes [Photo]

Halloween 2019 is in the books so it’s time to start surfing the web for some of our favorite costume photos from Detroit athletes. Here is one from Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings and his wife, Julie. Happy Halloween 🎃 👻 pic.twitter.com/kGpT4M382i — Justin Abdelkader (@justinabss) November 1, 2019 Those costumes are not … Read more

Report: Detroit Red Wings place Justin Abdelkader on IR

According to a report from Stefan Kubas, the Detroit Red Wings have placed forward Justin Abdelkader on Injured Reserve, retroactive to Oct. 23. In a corresponding move, the Wings have recalled defenseman, Joe Hicketts. And Justin Abdelkader has been placed on IR retroactive to Oct. 23. Hicketts has recorded 0-7–7 through 8 games this season … Read more

Jeff Blashill gives injury update on trio of Detroit Red Wings

After getting off to a hot start, the Detroit Red Wings have now lost 6-straight games, including an embarrassing loss to the last place Ottawa Senators. Embed from Getty Images Things won’t get any easier and on Friday, head coach Jeff Blashill revealed that the Wings will be missing a few players moving forward. According … Read more

Here’s what a Justin Abdelkader buyout would look like

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader has not lived up to the hefty seven-year, $29.5 million contract he signed in 2015, and we haven’t been shy about saying it’s time to cut ties with the former Michigan State alum. Embed from Getty Images He has four years remaining at a $4.25 million cap hit on … Read more

Justin Abdelkader knows he needs bounce-back year

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader(Photo: USA TODAY Sports)

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader enters the 2019-20 NHL Season officially on notice. After a career worst 19 points (six goals) during 2018-19, he’s been a prime candidate for fans who would rather see the rest of his large contract bought out rather than continuing a less-than-stellar point pace. Embed from Getty Images Going … Read more

Report: Don’t expect any major moves from Steve Yzerman….yet

When legendary former captain Steve Yzerman returned to the Detroit Red Wings as general manager this past April, fans immediately began to opine for the same kind of bold moves that he made while general manager of the rival Tampa Bay Lightning. So far this offseason, other than the eyebrow-raising drafting of Moritz Seider with … Read more

Dear Steve Yzerman: It’s time to buy out Justin Abdelkader

Justin Abdelkader is a true example of a home-grown player. A Michigan native, attended Michigan State for three years, and drafted by the Detroit Red Wings. Does it get any better than that? Embed from Getty Images The Red Wings were hoping that Abdelkader would be a big part of the team’s future, and banked … Read more

Justin Abdelkader authors his own children’s book

Justin Abdelkader has turned his life story into a children’s book. Embed from Getty Images The Michigan native and Red Wings forward shared the news of his book titled “Shoot For The Goal: The Justin Abdelkader Story” from his Instagram account. The story follows a young hockey player from Michigan who grows up dreaming of playing for the … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Abdelkader scores Red Wings’ first penalty shot goal in 10 years [VIDEO]

It’s a little fact that you don’t think about in the midst of it. It’s such a small thing that it barely affects the team. But as of last season, the Detroit Red Wings hadn’t scored on a penalty shot in 10 years. The last time was Valtteri Filppula in December of 2007. But on … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Red Wings will move forward without a captain

The question has been floating around since the announcement of Henrik Zetterberg’s retirement; who will the new captain be? A couple names of Detroit Red Wings players have been put forward, but nothing concrete. The Red Wings announced today their decision; no captain for Detroit. At least for this season, anyway. Per Blashill, Dylan Larkin … Read more

LOOK: Detroit Red Wings’ forward Justin Abdelkader tweets photo of new baby

The rest of the Detroit Red Wings may be in Traverse City focussing on training camp but forward Justin Abdelkader is focused on something much more important, the birth of his son. On Saturday, Abdelkader tweeted out a photo of his newborn, Jaxon Joseph and it is absolutely adorable! Congrats to Justin and his wife … Read more

Red Wings’ losing skid is now their longest since 1986

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The only good thing about this Detroit Red Wings season is that it will end eventually. Following last night’s 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center, the soon-to-be eliminated from playoff contention Red Wings have now lost nine consecutive games – the longest such skid since 1986. Though they haven’t always looked bad … Read more

Jeff Blashill: Red Wings’ effort “no good, unacceptable”

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The Red Wings handed the Vegas Golden Knights the first loss in the history of their franchise when the teams met for the first time earlier this season, a 6-3 early season decision in Vegas. Last night, the Golden Knights exacted their revenge on the Red Wings, in a 4-0 shellacking in Detroit. For the Red … Read more

MUST SEE: 30th ranked Sabres beat Red Wings at buzzer

Playing the 30th overall team in the NHL that also happens to be missing their top player typically results in two points for whomever their opposition happens to be. The Buffalo Sabres, however, had different ideas against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday night. Buffalo’s Marco Scandella scored with 0.2 seconds remaining … Read more

VIDEO: Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar scores crazy shootout goal

The Detroit Red Wings earned their 20th win of the season last night with a 2-1 shootout victory over the visiting San Jose Sharks at Little Caesars Arena. If you missed the shootout following 3 on 3 overtime, you missed one of the better dekes you’ll see all season as Tomas Tatar beat goaltender Martin … Read more

ROSTER UPDATE: Red Wings recall defenseman Joe Hicketts

The Detroit Red Wings have made a roster move today, recalling defenseman Joe Hicketts from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins after Trevor Daley suffered an injury on Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He’ll make his NHL debut on Monday when the Red Wings visit the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center and will wear … Read more