Eight NHL coaches have been fired this season – Jeff Blashill isn’t one of them

This certainly won’t please anyone hoping for a chance behind the Detroit Red Wings bench. Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau was handed his walking papers earlier this week, making him the astonishingly eighth NHL bench boss that’s been fired this season. And yet, Jeff Blashill remains in charge of the NHL’s worst team. Embed … Read more

VIDEO: Anthony Mantha scores first goal at Little Caesars Arena

It was a historic night at Little Caesars Arena, as the Detroit Red Wings played their first regular season home game in a different venue from Joe Louis Arena since Jimmy Carter was in the White House.

Forward Anthony Mantha scored the first ever goal in the new building, a power-play tally that took place late in the 2nd period to give Detroit the lead. He parked himself in front of the net and picked up the rebound of Martin Frk’s blast, and beat Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk for the historic tally.

MUST SEE: NBCSN’s farewell to Joe Louis Arena

The Detroit Red Wings play host to the Minnesota Wild tonight in their first regular season game at Little Caesars Arena. Before the Red Wings officially christened their new home, NBCSN aired one final tribute to their former home Joe Louis Arena.

We dare you not to get the chills watching this video.

Gus Nyquist offered in-person hearing for high-stick on Jared Spurgeon

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist could be missing the next few games. Following his dangerous high-stick to the face of Minnesota Wild forward Jared Spurgeon, Nyquist was offered an in-person hearing by the NHL Department of Player Safety. Detroit's Gustav Nyquist has been offered an in-person hearing for high-sticking Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon. Date and … Read more

Frans Nielsen, Niklas Kronwall out next two games for Red Wings; Steve Ott activated

The Detroit Red Wings have put forward Frans Nielsen on short-term IR and in turn are activating forward Steve Ott. #RedWings placed Frans Nielsen (shoulder) on short term IR and activated Steve Ott. Nielsen out at least next 2 games. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 6, 2017 Nielsen will miss at least the next two games with … Read more

WATCH: Minnesota defenseman Jared Spurgeon scores amazing goal

If hockey didn’t pan out for Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon, he could of tried his luck in baseball. Spurgeon may of just made his bid for goal of the year Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils. With 2:02 remaining in the first period and the Wild on the man-advantage, Minnesota forward Mikko Koivu … Read more