Red Wings should pay steep price to acquire Stamkos and Drouin from Tampa Bay

Remember about a month ago when I wrote about the idea of the Red Wings acquiring super-star Steven Stamkos from the Tampa Bay Lightning? I theorized that it would make sense for Detroit to offer up Tomas Tatar, Jakub Kindl, Andreas Athanasiou, and a first round draft pick to Tampa for Stamkos. It wasn’t the most popular or widely-received idea I’ve ever … Read more

Tomas Nosek reassigned to Grand Rapids Griffins

After playing six game for the Detroit Red Wings, forward Tomas Nosek has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today assigned center Tomas Nosek to the @griffinshockey – — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) January 5, 2016 In his six games, he averaged 10:08 of ice time per game, … Read more

“The Case for Acquiring Steven Stamkos”: Is just making the playoffs still good enough?

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. The Detroit Red Wings are 31 games into the regular season. At … Read more

Kyle Quincey to have ankle surgery on Saturday [UPDATED]

After having his ailing ankle evaluated and spending plenty of time off the ice, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey will have surgery to fix the issue on Saturday. He hasn’t been on the ice since October 23rd, when he took a hit to the head during the Red Wings’ game against the Calgary Flames. He went … Read more

Red Wings recall Andreas Athanasiou from Grand Rapids; Quincey placed on IR

The Detroit Red Wings are once again facing the injury bug, which means that Andreas Athanasiou could make his NHL debut this afternoon against the Dallas Stars. Kyle Quincey, who is dealing with an ankle injury, has been placed on the injured reserve in order to allow Athanasiou to be recalled. Landon Ferraro was injured … Read more

Just In: Quincey may need surgery on ankle

As the injury bug continues to slowly work its way through the Detroit Red Wings’ locker room, it’s been revealed today that defenseman Kyle Quincey may end up needing surgery on his ankle. He’ll be seeing a doctor within a week to determine if the surgery is necessary. Kyle Quincey said he'll see doctor next … Read more

Datsyuk skates with team for the first time; Updates on Green and Quincey

Pavel Datsyuk was all smiles as he joined the Detroit Red Wings at practice this morning. While he is still 2 – 3 weeks away from returning, it is great to see that he is progressing. Pavel Datsyuk updates his condition after his first (half) practice with Red Wings this season: — Ansar Khan … Read more

Red Wings’ defense shuffled in wake of injuries

The Detroit Red Wings’ defense will have a season debut tonight, as Alexey Marchenko was recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins, and is expected to play tonight when they take on the Vancouver Canucks. UPDATE: The #RedWings have recalled Alexey Marchenko from @griffinshockey. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) October 24, 2015 He will take the … Read more

Brad Richards out with injury; forward lines and defense pairings juggled

After missing his second consecutive skate this morning, Brad Richards will not be in the lineup when the Detroit Red Wings take on the Calgary Flames tonight.  This has forced Jeff Blashill to change his lines up a bit. The most significant change to the lines is Dylan Larkin being moved into the middle between Tomas … Read more

Blashill Considering Changing Defensive Pairings

The first six games of the season for the Red Wings could be considered as a game of “hot and cold”. After winning their first three games, the team has now fallen victim on the scoreboard in their last three. They have been out-shot on average by a margin of 33-23 in those six games. … Read more

Red Wings’ win streak up to three, beat Lightning 3-1

Going into tonight, everyone knew that this first meeting between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning was going to be a tightly-contested one. Tampa Bay even admitted after last year’s post-season, after eliminating Detroit in 7 games, that the Red Wings offered them the biggest challenge of their playoff run to the Cup … Read more

Looking Ahead: Red Wings 2015-16 Season Preview

In the 2014-15 season, we saw an improved Detroit Red Wings team who was one year removed from an incredibly injury-riddled season. While they were still eliminated in the first round, they took a very good Tampa Bay Lightning team to a 7th game in the series. If it wasn’t for a suspension to Niklas … Read more

The Red Wings have set their line combinations for training camp, and they are intriguing

The Detroit Red Wings have hit the ice for their 2015-16 training camp. As with every training camp, the Red Wings are split into 3 squads and will feature some tentative line combinations. Here are the lines and defense pairing for Team Delvecchio: Forwards Darren Helm – Brad Richards – Tomas Tatar Johan Franzen – Riley … Read more