Top 5 Detroit Red Wings trades in past 30 years

The Detroit Red Wings have had a long history of success, including making the playoffs for 25 consecutive seasons (1991-2016). A lot of their success can be attributed to drafting, but there is another aspect that has made this team great over the decades. Trades have helped complement the draft success to earn the team … Read more

Steve Yzerman, Kris Draper recap Red Wings Round 1 Draft selection

The Red Wings went back to mining for Swedish defensive gold in the 2021 NHL Draft, selecting towering blue liner Simon Edvinsson with the 6th overall pick. Of course, the Red Wings just so happen to have a rich history with Swedish players, particularly on the back end with the likes of Nicklas Lidstrom and … Read more

Kris Draper scores OT winner in Game 2 of 1998 Stanley Cup Finals [VIDEO]

One of the members of the famed “Grind Line”, Kris Draper will forever be remembered by Detroit Red Wings fans for his hard work and contributions to four Stanley Cup championships in 11 years. Today is his birthday, and we’ll celebrate by re-living his overtime goal in Game 2 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals … Read more

Red Wings’ Kris Draper describes selecting his own son in 2020 NHL Draft [Video]

A pretty awesome moment happened on Wednesday if you are a fan of the Detroit Red Wings as Kris Draper announced the Wings were selecting his son Kiernan Draper in the 7th round of the 2020 NHL Draft. Following the draft, Kris spoke to reporters and described what it was like to draft his own … Read more

Kienan Draper (Kris Draper’s son) reveals how he found out he was being selected by Detroit Red Wings

On Wednesday, the Detroit Red Wings did something pretty special by selecting Kienan Draper in the 7th round of the 2020 NHL Draft. That name is one which should be familiar to Red Wings’ fans, as he is the son of Kris Draper, who helped the Wings win four Stanley Cups during his time in … Read more

Detroit Red Wings select Kienan Draper, son of 4-time Cup winner Kris Draper

It’s a family affair in Hockeytown! Embed from Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings selected forward Kienan Draper, the son of 4-Time Stanley Cup winner Kris Draper, in the 7th round of the 2020 NHL Draft: With the 187th pick in the 2020 #NHLDraft, the #RedWings select F Kienan Draper.#DRWDraft x #LGRW — Detroit Red … Read more

Red Wings Kris Draper quotes Lions HC Matt Patricia, but Draper is right

On Tuesday night, the Detroit Red Wings used the No. 4 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to select F Lucas Raymond. Following the draft, Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman and director of amateur scouting Kris Draper spoke to the media about the pick. While talking about the pick and where the Red Wings organization … Read more

Watch the moment Lucas Raymond found out he’s headed to Hockeytown (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings opted for offensive help with the 4th overall selection, taking right-wing Lucas Raymond of Sweden. Embed from Getty Images Watching remotely via video feed in his native Sweden, it quickly turned into a family celebration for Raymond and his family when Red Wings Director of Amateur Scouting Kris Draper announced the … Read more

Red Wings have eyes on Swedish players as 2020 Draft approaches

The Detroit Red Wings have a rich history of Swedish players through the years. From Nicklas Lidstrom to Henrik Zetterberg and plenty in between, the Red Wings have had a pipeline from Sweden for years now. As the 2020 NHL Draft approaches, you can bet that GM Steve Yzerman has been doing his homework. Two … Read more

Detroit Red Wings gang up to break Avalanche players stick [Video]

Though it has really toned down over the years, the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche once had one of the most heated rivalries in NHL history. Here is a great example of how much the Red Wings and Avalanche hated each other. Watch as Red Wings players Kris Draper, Doug Brown, and Keith Primeau … Read more

Kris Draper describes how he feels about Claude Lemieux (VIDEO)

One of the most infamous hits in hockey playoff history occurred in the 1996 Stanley Cup Playoffs when Detroit Red Wings forward Kris Draper had his face rearranged by Colorado Avalanche goon Claude Lemiuex. The subsequent events led to one of the great rivalries in sports history. Hear what Draper had to say about how … Read more