Insider suggests Red Wings eyeing ex-Islanders assistant

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After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman last month, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. It will be the first time since the 2015-16 season that Blashill won’t be behind the bench in the Motor … Read more

The pros and cons of the Red Wings hiring Barry Trotz as head coach

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After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. Embed from Getty Images Detroit finished this season on the outside looking in at the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the sixth consecutive … Read more

Red Wings rookie D Moritz Seider snipes home 2nd career overtime GWG [Video]

He’s done it again! Detroit Red Wings rookie defenseman Moritz Seider sniped home his second career overtime game winner, beating New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin with a perfectly placed one-timer from the right face-off circle and giving his team the 4-3 victory: He's done it again! The @DetroitRedWings earn the extra point as rookie … Read more

Adam Erne channels his inner-Vladimir Konstantinov with huge neutral zone hit [Video]

These are the kind of hits that remind hockey players everywhere that you must keep your head up! New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier found that out the hard way tonight, as Detroit Red Wings forward Adam Erne laid him out with a devastating (and perfectly clean) check during the 1st period tonight at Little … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning get away with ridiculous rule break before go-ahead goal [VIDEO]

Sometimes, the officials during sporting events demonstrate that they are just like everyone else – human beings who are prone to error. And the Tampa Bay Lightning absolutely got away with a ridiculous sequence of events that led directly to their go-ahead goal. During the 2nd period of their third-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series against … Read more

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy, Islanders coach Barry Trotz spar in postgame remarks

The New York Islanders have seized the momentum right back from the Boston Bruins in their second round Stanley Cup Playoffs series. After Boston took a 2-1 series lead thanks to a Brad Marchand OT goal in Game 3, the Islanders have stormed right back with a pair of victories that puts them one win … Read more

Casey Cizikas tallies OT winner for Islanders in Game 2 vs. Bruins [VIDEO]

The New York Islanders recovered from blowing a 3-1 3rd period lead tonight against the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of their Round 2 Stanley Cup Playoff series. A breakaway tally from forward Casey Cizikas tied the Series at 1-1, as he capitalized on a neutral zone turnover and beat goaltender Tuukka Rask blocker side … Read more

Islanders capitalize in 2OT thanks to critical error by Penguins [VIDEO]

The New York Islanders took advantage of a gift when they needed it most. They defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in double overtime on Monday night, 51 seconds into the frame after Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry made an errant clearing attempt right up the middle of the slot that was intercepted by forward Josh Bailey, who … Read more

Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss excited to play in a “real hockey city”

The Detroit Red Wings needed to shore up their crease after making the decision to not retain veteran Jimmy Howard, who is currently an unrestricted free-agent. And they found their man to team up with Jonathan Bernier early in free agency, inking former New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year deal. Embed from … Read more

Flashback: Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader’s bloody fight against New York’s Johnny Boychuk (VIDEO

It’s officially the end of an era in the Motor City, as the Detroit Red Wings officially cut ties with veteran forward Justin Abdelkader. Embed from Getty Images A home grown talent out of Michigan State University, Abdelkader donned the Winged Wheel for over a decade, and racked up plenty of penalty minutes along the … Read more

Flashback: New Red Wings goalie Thomas Greiss embarrass Sidney Crosby in OT, twice (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings addressed their need in the crease last week, signing former New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year deal. Embed from Getty Images He’ll be paired up with Jonathan Bernier to form a respectable 1-2 punch in goal. For fans who may be unfamiliar with Greiss, let’s throw it back … Read more