Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s worst trades: No. 1

We’re now counting down the most regrettable trades that former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland made during his tenure in the Motor City that lasted over two decades. In case you missed it, here was the two in our countdown: No. 5 – Cory Cross No. 4 – Bill Ranford No. 3: Erik Cole … Read more

Previewing the week for the Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings return to work following the 2017 NHL All-Star weekend. Their record of 20-20-9 has them in a stunning 8th place in the Atlantic Division, and if things don’t get better, they won’t be participants in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in 26 years. They have 33 games remaining … Read more

MUST SEE: Kyle Quincey forgets what side of the ice he is on – Scores an amazing goal… on his own team

    Oh, Kyle Quincey. If this were on the right side of the ice, it would be a beauty – Brent Burns tosses a puck towards the middle, Quincey kicks the puck to his stick and buried it into the net. His own net.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVkDBNgs59c SOCIAL REACTIONS https://twitter.com/NHLDaily365/status/800947898812768260 Textbook Kyle Quincey https://t.co/eQnlP83Bbx — … Read more

2016-17 Red Wings Outlook: Danny DeKeyser

DANNY DEKEYSER AGE: 26 POSITION: Defense CONTRACTS: 2016-17 will be the first year of a six year contract, with a cap hit of $5 million per season. 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON STATS: Eight goals, 12 assists, 44 penalty minutes, +2 rating 2015-16 PLAYOFF STATS: Five games, one assist, four penalty minutes CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATS: 234 … Read more

Red Wings’ top 5 free-agent targets

After their third consecutive first-round exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings will be looking to bolster their lineup to get back into the contending position their fans have grown accustomed to. Their most urgent need is scoring after finishing 23rd overall in the NHL in goals scored last season. In addition, … Read more

Red Wings D Kyle Quincey and F Brad Richards both to hit free agent market, unlikely to return

The roster shake up in Detroit has begun. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Detroit Free Press today that neither Brad Richards nor Kyle Quincey will receive new contracts from the team before July 1st, if at all. Richards, 36, was brought in on a one year $3 million contract last year. He scored 10 goals and 28 … Read more

Defensive presence an off-season need for Red Wings

It’s no mystery in the fact that the Red Wings’ early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs brings plenty of speculation in regards to what needs to be addressed going into next season. Both Petr Mrazek and Jimmy Howard played well during the regular season and even with an early exit, they played well in … Read more

Red Wings laid out blueprint for how to win series in Game 3

Game one of the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning was ugly. Detroit was dominated throughout a large portion of the game, and although the shot total leaned in Detroit’s favor in the end, the quality of shots and play was largely in Tampa’s favor. Game two was more of the same, if not worse. The … Read more

Just In: Petr Mrazek, Brendan Smith return to lineup

The Detroit Red Wings find themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 series lead in their opening round match-up against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In an effort to get the momentum back on their side, they’re turning to last year’s playoff starting goaltender – Petr Mrazek. Number 34 will be between the pipes tonight … Read more

Jimmy Howard extremely sharp, records shutout as Red Wings blank Flyers 3-0

RED WINGS vs. FLYERS 26 SOG 30 0/4 POWER PLAY 0/4 33 FACE-OFF WINS 40 28 HITS 23 21 BLOCKED SHOTS 10 8 GIVEAWAYS 3 1st Period Evenly matched first couple of minutes. Seemed as both teams were being cautious to begin play given the playoff implications on the line. Dylan Larkin used his blazing speed … Read more

Red Wings defeat Leafs 3-2, leapfrog Bruins for third spot in the Atlantic

RED WINGS at MAPLE LEAFS 26 SOG 34 1/3 POWER PLAY 0/3 17 HITS 14 34 FACE-OFF WINS 28 30 BLOCKED SHOTS 11 8 TAKEAWAYS 12 1st Period It took half of the period before any scoring to get underway. Both teams feeling each other out until Brad Richards put the good guys on the … Read more

Atrocious first period dooms Red Wings as they fall 4-3 to Philadelphia

It was the biggest game of the year for both teams, but only one team showed up ready to play when the puck dropped. An amazingly terrible first period put the Detroit Red Wings (34-25-11) behind the eight-ball, and they were unable to recover. The Philadelphia Flyers (33-23-12) created enough separation early on to withstand a late … Read more

Rumor: Red Wings interested in Nazem Kadri

With the NHL trading deadline approaching (Monday at 3 p.m.), you can expect rumors to run rampant over the next two days. One name that has popped up in some circles in connection with the Red Wings is 25-year old forward Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Keep hearing rumors Anthony Mantha +more? 4 Nazem Kadri. … Read more

Red Wings stop home-ice struggles, take down Islanders 5-1

RED WINGS vs. ISLANDERS  20 SOG  29  16  HITS  25  14  BLOCKED SHOTS  10  5 TAKEAWAYS  2  22  FACEOFF WINS  24  1/3  POWER PLAY  1/5 The Detroit Red Wings started the game off holding down the first wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. Some good set ups by Andreas Athanasiou and Dylan Larkin, but couldn’t seem to bury … Read more

Red Wings excited for first ‘Mother’s Trip’

Most times, fathers teach their children how to play sports. But, who is usually in charge of getting the kids from practice to practice, game to game, and back home? That’s right, usually their mothers. For the first time ever, the Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a Mother’s Trip for their upcoming two-game road trip, … Read more

Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl put on waivers (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Kindl successfully cleared waivers Sunday afternoon and was assigned to Grand Rapids. This cleared $950,000 from the cap space, but they will need to make another move before they can activate Quincey to return, due to cap constraints.   Original Story: The Red Wings have placed defenseman Jakub Kindl on waivers today to make room … Read more