Kevin Allen (USA Today): “Red Wings have developed into a threat to win”

While the hockey world paid closer attention to the likes of teams such as Chicago, Tampa Bay, L.A., and Montreal, the Detroit Red Wings silently moved along their off-season with a few goals in mind; bolster the defense with a veteran scoring presence, bring in a veteran forward that can contribute points and lead the … Read more

Johan Franzen’s debut goes well; Pulkkinen and Green have minor injuries

Johan Franzen played his first game with the Detroit Red Wings since suffering a concussion in January. He has been training hard all summer, and was very anxious to get back into a game situation. His hands were a little rusty, which is to be expected after missing 8 months, but overall he looked really good … Read more

Mike Green will make the Red Wings a more dynamic team

Mike Green #25 Size: 6′ 1″, 207 lbs. Position: Defense Shoots: Right Age: 29 Cap Hit: Signed through 2017-18 for $6 million per season. Drafted: 1st round (29th overall) by the Washington Capitals in 2004. Last Year: Green posted 10 goals and 35 assists for the Capitals in 72 games played and finished plus 15.  He also registered 2 points in 14 … Read more

Breaking: Red Wings sign C Brad Richards to a one-year deal

After signing right-handed defenseman Mike Green, Ken Holland was not done shopping as they have now acquired veteran center Brad Richards on a one year deal worth up to $4 million. Richards is 35 years old and is still fairly productive. He just came off a season where he won the Stanley Cup with the … Read more

Will the Red Wings be active in the free agent market?

The Detroit Red Wings are in an interesting position as the NHL’s free agency opens Wednesday at noon. The Red Wings have $13 million available under the salary cap, but the unfortunate part is that the free agent class for 2015 is very weak. Ken Holland has already stated that they will most likely continue to let the … Read more

Red Wings Will Only Trade for Upgrade, Will Not Deal for Depth

The Detroit Red Wings are sitting fairly pretty as we sit a week away from the March 2nd NHL trade deadline. For a team that was initially pegged to miss the post-season for the first time in 23 years, the Red Wings currently sit at 3rd in the Atlantic Division with 76 points; 4 and 5 … Read more

More Praise for Wings ’11 Draft Class

Yesterday, I brought you an article by NBC Sports, where the Wings were given top marks for their 9 player draft class, all of which were taken in the second round or later on Saturday afternoon.

Today, Yahoo! Sports gets in on the game, offering up some praise of their own for the Red Wings and their ability to locate, evaluate and harvest talent.

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Battle of the Two Seeds Goes in Detroit’s Favor

Two of the top four seeds in the NHL took the ice tonight in Detroit, Michigan. When the dust settled, the team from the West was victorious in a hard fought, tightly contested battle. It really was an incredible game from start to finish, so join me to break down all the excitement after the jump.

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