Alternate captains named for 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings officially announced that Dylan Larkin is now the 37th captain in franchise history, following in the footsteps of the likes of Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg. And now that we know who will be wearing the “C” on his jersey, we now know who will be donning the “A” … Read more

Flashback: Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall crushes Philadelphia’s Danny Briere with huge hit (VIDEO)

It was a year ago today that Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall announced his retirement from the NHL after 17 years – all spent wearing the Winged Wheel. During his career, he became known for being able to dish out some pretty serious body checks, perhaps none more well known than his absolute destruction … Read more

OTD: An emotional Niklas Kronwall announces retirement from NHL (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall officially decided to call it a career on this date in 2019. He left the game ranked third all-time in team history in games played by a defenseman and fourth in points in franchise history. He was clearly emotional during his announcement as he reflected on the 17 … Read more

Red Wings fans chant “You Got Kron-walled!” during 2013 Playoffs (VIDEO)

Nobody could dish out hits quite like former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall! The Anaheim Ducks and forward Kyle Palmieri were the unfortunate recipients of that fact during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a series that Detroit would prevail in a thrilling seven games. We’re throwing it back to Game 4 at Joe Louis … Read more

Detroit Red Wings 2010s All Decade Team

We’ve seen a little bit of eveything over the decade with the Detroit Red Wings, eh? Playoff battles, individual break outs, and teams that didn’t come close to sniffing the playoffs. Through all this, players at each position have stood out at each position. Here is my best attempt at an “all-decade team” for the … Read more

5 Bold Predictions for the 2019-2020 Detroit Red Wings

Embed from Getty Images Hockey season has begun, and the Detroit Red Wings play their first regular season game for 2019-2020 on October 5th, opening on the road against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Their new general manager, Steve Yzerman is focused on developing his young team with an eye on returning to playoff competition once again. … Read more

VIDEO: Take a look back at Niklas Kronwall’s greatest hits

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons wearing the Winged Wheel. He quickly became known for his bone-crushing hits that forced opponents to keep their heads up, which affectionately were termed getting “Kronwalled”! Take a look back at some of his best and heaviest hits during his … Read more

Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman gives thoughts on Niklas Kronwall’s future

Niklas Kronwall

As the Detroit Red Wings continue to look towards the 2019 regular season, defenseman Niklas Kronwall’s future remains in limbo. Embed from Getty Images Red Wings’ GM Steve Yzerman was recently asked if he has heard from Kronwall regarding whether he will retire or return for another season. From NHL.com “He’s going to take some … Read more

Should the Red Wings acquire this disgruntled Leafs defenseman?

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman is preparing for the NHL Draft, and has reportedly been kicking the tires on a deal for Winnipeg Jets defenseman and Michigan native Jacob Trouba. However, another opportunity to acquire talent on the blue line just became available. Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Nikita Zaitsev has requested a trade … Read more

RUMOR: Blue Jackets eyeing Niklas Kronwall

The Columbus Blue Jackets are going all in this season with the recent acquisitions of Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators, as well as backup goalie Keith Kinkaid from the New Jersey Devils. But will that be all of their moves as the deadline approaches? Embed from Getty Images According to Blue … Read more

Ottawa’s Colin White gets KRONWALLED!!

LOOK OUT! Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall has been known for some of his bone-shattering hits during his career, and he added another one to his list on Thursday night against the Ottawa Senators! His latest victim: Colin White. A #KRONWALLING HAS OCCURRED #AnybodySeeWhereMyGloveWent? pic.twitter.com/4FXXn9ihHK — FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) February 15, 2019 Keep … Read more

Jeff Blashill: Red Wings a fragile team right now

It’s understandable for a team’s confidence to be lacking in the midst of a slump. But this stretch of losing that the Detroit Red Wings are currently experiencing has their confidence all but shot. The Red Wings are winless in their last six games and have won just once in their last 11 games, dropping … Read more

Red Wings standing up for one another

At 37 years of age, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is about ready to hang up the skates. In fact, it has been speculated that this will be his final season in the NHL. But that doesn’t mean that the hard-hitting Swede is quite finished dishing out punishment to the opposition just yet. During … Read more