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

Tyler Bertuzzi beginning to live up to his last name

Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi is slowly but surely beginning to make a name for himself amongst the fans in the Motor City, and he’s aiming to remind fans of his uncle, former Red Wing Todd Bertuzzi. With eight points in his past nine games and four in the past two (1 goal, 3 assists), … Read more

Red Wings preparing for daunting playoff push

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The Detroit Red Wings saw their season high four game winning streak snapped against their arch-nemesis, the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. After the 5-2 contest was officially in the books, the Red Wings’ record stood at 17-17-7 (41 pts). Not terrible, but not exactly instilling confidence in fans who were … Read more

Power Outage: Red Wings’ special teams struggle again

It may be freezing cold outside, but on Wednesday night against the New Jersey Devils, the Detroit Red Wings’ power play found itself in hell. The Red Wings failed to convert on five power-play chances and looked more like the special teams unit that failed to covert on the road for three months last season. … Read more

Justin Abdelkader fined maximum penalty for spearing

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader found himself a little lighter in the wallet this morning following Detroit’s 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders at Barclays Center. Embed from Getty Images He was fined $5,000, the maximum amount allowed allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement for spearing New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield late in … Read more

VIDEO: Justin Abdelkader scores on penalty shot

Little left. Little right. Big penalty shot goal for the @DetroitRedWings. #TBLvsDET https://t.co/rOOQlSfWTp — NHL (@NHL) October 17, 2017 It had appeared as though the Detroit Red Wings had gotten themselves on the board after trailing 2-0 early in the 2nd period against the Tampa Bay Lightning. However, Lightning coach John Cooper challenged the goal, … Read more

2017-18 Detroit Red Wings Season Preview

The Detroit Red Wings enter the 2017-18 season with more questions than answers after missing the playoffs for the first time in a quarter-century. And thanks to tight cap space, the team that will be taking the ice at Little Caesars Arena is largely unchanged from last year’s team. Of course, the goal is to … Read more

3 Red Wings that need to have a bounce back season

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Poor defense and special teams are big reasons why the Detroit Red Wings finished at the bottom of the league in 2016-17, missing the playoffs for the first time in 25 years. Many players struggled and didn’t perform as well as they could. If the Wings could have extended their playoff streak to 26 years, … Read more

Reinforcements are on the way for the Red Wings as season draws closer

Ahead of Thursday night’s pre-season tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks at Little Caesars Arena, the Detroit Red Wings received some good news on the injury front as the regular season creeps closer. Defenseman Niklas Kronwall has been practicing and is expected to be in the lineup on Thursday and perhaps again on Saturday against the … Read more

Other teams made changes, why aren’t the Red Wings?

Following the conclusion of the disappointing 2016-17 Season, the Detroit Red Wings gathered one final time at Joe Louis Arena to clean out the dressing room before parting ways for the summer. For the first time since 1990, the Red Wings failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Scoring was down all year, the … Read more

The good, the bad, and the ugly of the Red Wings 2016-17 campaign

For the first time since 1990, the Detroit Red Wings are spectators to begin the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Simply put, their season was a major disappointment. Of course, the team had some positive moments through the 82 games, but they were overshadowed by far too many negatives, and it cost them a playoff spot. Let’s … Read more