Top 5 Detroit Red Wings trades in past 30 years

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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

Former Detroit Red Wing Larry Murphy rips team’s reverse retro jerseys [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings unveiled their special “Reverse retro” jersey last November along with every other NHL team, which is a nod to each franchise’s past with a modern twist. They’re wearing it on the ice for the first time tonight, but not everyone is a fan. #ReverseRetro IN EFFECT — Bally Sports Detroit … Read more

Plenty of 4th overall NHL Draft picks have gone on to be stars

The Detroit Red Wings learned that they will be selecting 4th overall in the 2020 NHL Draft, despite having the League’s worst overall record by a wide margin. And while there is plenty of disappointment in the Lottery results, there is some hope to go along with it. There have been plenty of NHL Players … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings defeat Capitals 4-1 to repeat as Cup Champs (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings finished the mission they set out to accomplish following the tragic automobile accident a mere week after raising the Stanley Cup in 1997 – to do it again. Detroit defeated the Washington Capitals 4-1 in the deciding Game 4 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals, winning their second straight championship and … Read more

Stanley Cup back in Detroit this weekend!

Lord Stanley’s Cup will be back in Detroit this weekend! Unfortunately, it won’t be part of a post-championship celebration for the Red Wings, but still a great event. The NHL’s Centennial Fan Arena is an interactive traveling experience in honor of the 100th anniversary of the NHL that the Stanley Cup will travel with. There … Read more

Player Profile: Connor Murphy

With the draft only two days away, we are nearing the end of my Player Profiles, designed to get you ready for Friday night’s festivities. I’ve scoured the globe examining the best talent that could be available when Ken Holland steps up to the podium to announce the Red Wings first selection of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, at 24th overall. The list of players I have profiled includes:

Joel Armia, the Finnish Ace.

Rickard Rakell, the skilled Swede playing his junior hockey in nearby Plymouth, MI.

Tomas Jurco, of the Memorial Cup winning Saint John Seadogs.

Vladislav Namestnikov, the talented Russian with all those Red Wings connections.

All of the above are supremely talented forwards, and the Red Wings would be thrilled to have any of them. However, if I had to wager a guess on what position the Red Wings will address with their first pick, it would have to be defense.

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