Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s best free-agent signings – No. 4

Our list of former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland‘s top free-agent signings continues with number four on our list. For those of you who may have missed it, here’s number five: No. 5 – Luc Robitaille Number four could be considered one of the easiest examples of the cliche phrase, “The rich get richer”. … Read more

Johan Franzen: How Many More Kicks for the Mule?

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. During his first training camp with the Red Wings,  winger Johan … Read more

Breaking Down the Marian Hossa Goal

Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues played in a game that mattered to more than just the two teams involved. The win by the Blackhawks ultimately eliminated the Calgary Flames from playoff contention, and puts them potentially out of reach for the Dallas Stars. The Hawks were losing 2-0 to the Blues, when a controversial goal by forward Marian Hossa brought them to within one, and eventually led to them winning in overtime. After the break, I’ll offer my analysis of both the goal and the state of the NHL’s review system in a somewhat unique way for this blog.

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Hawks Take First of Three

There are very few secrets between the Red Wings and Blackhawks. They play each other 6 times a year. They met in the Conference Finals in 2008. Both teams feature players that formerly played for the other side. They will only become more familiar with each other over the next couple of weeks. The Wings wrap up their season with a home and home against Chicago on April 8th and 10th, and as it stands right now would be facing them in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

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