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

Calm down, Red Wings fans, this is what a rebuild looks like

This year, it’s the Detroit Red Wings who are showing fans of Detroit sports that the preseason truly doesn’t matter. After winning seven of eight games on the exhibition slate, the Red Wings have stumbled out of the gate to start the regular season. Before Monday evening’s game against the Montreal Canadiens, the team had accrued … Read more

Blashill tells young Red Wings to have “short memories” after four winless games

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

After starting out your season with four winless games, that’d be pretty discouraging to anyone. Especially when you’ve been as close in those games as the Detroit Red Wings have been. Half of their losses have been decided either in overtime or by a shootout. In response, head coach Jeff Blashill has a very New … Read more

JUST IN: Another Red Wings defenseman hurt, status on veterans

The Detroit Red Wings have had setback after setback on their blue line since before the season even started. They were down so many veteran defenseman that 5 rookies were able to make their NHL debuts to start the season. (Not all on defense.) Now they’ll be without rookie Dennis Cholowski for at least tomorrow’s … Read more

An already depleted Red Wings defense loses another veteran to injury

The hits just keep on coming for the back end of the Detroit Red Wings. Part of the reason for 5 of their rookies making their debuts on opening night was the depleted defense corps. Now, that same defense corps loses another veteran to injury in Trevor Daley. Daley left Sunday night’s 4-2 loss to … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Red Wings will move forward without a captain

The question has been floating around since the announcement of Henrik Zetterberg’s retirement; who will the new captain be? A couple names of Detroit Red Wings players have been put forward, but nothing concrete. The Red Wings announced today their decision; no captain for Detroit. At least for this season, anyway. Per Blashill, Dylan Larkin … Read more

MUST SEE: Filip Zadina blasts first pre-season goal

Highly touted forward Filip Zadina skated in his second NHL pre-season game for the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night, and it’ll be one that he remembers for a long time. He blasted a one-time shot past Boston Bruins goaltender Zane McIntyre off a pass from Niklas Kronwall, exciting the crowd at Little Caesars Arena. … Read more

The Detroit Red Wings’ next Captain should be…

The players I believe are in the running to become the 37th Captain in Detroit Red Wings’ history are Dylan Larkin, Darren Helm, Niklas Kronwall, and Frans Neilsen. The player I see as the next captain for the Detroit Red Wings for the 2018-19 season is LW Darren Helm. Embed from Getty Images Helm, who is … Read more

Kronwall hints at retirement following this season

As the new wave of Detroit Red Wings players are poised to don the Winged Wheel, one of the longest tenured Red Wings appears set to call it a career after this upcoming season. Niklas Kronwall quickly became known for his thunderous hits that fans affectionately began referring to as being “Kronwalled”. However, as it … Read more

Red Wings will miss Tomas Tatar and admit fault for trade

Tomas Tatar 1

The Detroit Red Wings once again were sellers this season leading up to and on the day of the NHL’s Trade Deadline, trading goaltender Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers and then dealing forward Tomas Tatar to the expansion (and NHL leading) Vegas Golden Knights. Embed from Getty Images Teams are tight-knit communities, and it’s never easy … Read more

KRONWALLED! Nick Cousins leveled by massive Niklas Kronwall hit [VIDEO]

Looks like Niklas Kronwall got the memo about Halloween, and dressed up as his pre-2014 self in the Detroit Red Wings’ Tuesday night game against the Arizona Coyotes. This is the Kronwall that we miss dearly. BONUS CONTENT:  Ken Holland, this defense is your mess; clean it up or ship out This season’s Detroit Red Wings team is … Read more

Reinforcements are on the way for the Red Wings as season draws closer

Ahead of Thursday night’s pre-season tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks at Little Caesars Arena, the Detroit Red Wings received some good news on the injury front as the regular season creeps closer. Defenseman Niklas Kronwall has been practicing and is expected to be in the lineup on Thursday and perhaps again on Saturday against the … Read more

Other teams made changes, why aren’t the Red Wings?

Following the conclusion of the disappointing 2016-17 Season, the Detroit Red Wings gathered one final time at Joe Louis Arena to clean out the dressing room before parting ways for the summer. For the first time since 1990, the Red Wings failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Scoring was down all year, the … Read more

Henrik Zetterberg: Red Wings are “too easy to play against”

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings looked decent for the first half of the 1st period against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, outshooting the Bruins 6-2. Then the wheels came completely off. The Bruins took a 3-0 lead before you could blink, and headed into the first intermission up by four en route to a 6-1 … Read more

OOPS! Kronwall’s brutal turnover leads to Flames goal (w/ VIDEO)

Niklas Kronwall

Niklas Kronwall has had plenty of moments he’d like to forget this season, but what happened Friday night in Calgary is one of the veteran defensman’s biggest “oops” moments he’s had in his career. The Detroit Red Wings defenseman is 36 years old and appears to be on the last legs of his career. The … 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