Scary scene as OHL game cancelled after goalie suffers serious injury

A frightening scene unfolded tonight in an Ontario Hockey League game. Niagara IceDogs goaltender Tucker Tynan was severely injured after reportedly being cut by an errant skate blade. Replays show a Knights’ player colliding with Tynan in the crease; he immediately began bleeding profusely, and a pool of blood was seen on the ice. The … Read more

Red Wings prospect Givani Smith targeted by racial slurs, threats

Detroit Red Wings prospect Givani Smith was the unfortunate target of racial slurs and threats during last week’s OHL playoffs. Currently playing for the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers, he assisted on the game-winning goal over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in Game 6 of their Western Conference Finals matchup. However, following the goal, Smith skated by the … Read more

WATCH: OHL Erie Otters F Dylan Strome scores goal with opponent’s stick

Erie Otters forward Dylan Strome had his stick stolen from him by London Knights defenseman Brandon Crawley Wednesday night.

Crawley lost his stick earlier in the play and decided to sneak up behind Strome and steal his.Strome went over to Crawley’s stick, picked it up and scored seconds later. He let everyone know by raising the stick up high during his celebration.

After the play Strome went over to Crawley to exchange sticks once more.

The Arizona Coyotes selected Strome third Overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He has played in 20 games for the Otters this season, recording 15 goals and 32 assists for 47 points.

 

 

Chris Osgood named partial owner of Saginaw Spirit hockey team

The Saginaw Spirit announced this afternoon that a familiar name well known to all fans of the Detroit Red Wings will be added on as a member of its ownership team. Former four-time Stanley Cup winner with Detroit and 401-career-win goaltender Chris Osgood was introduced as the newest member to the ownership team for the … Read more

Red Wings ink D Filip Hronek to entry-level deal

The Detroit Red Wings made another roster move Thursday, signing prospect defenseman Filip Hronek to a three-year entry-level deal. UPDATE: The #RedWings today signed D Filip Hronek to a three-year entry-level contract: https://t.co/E0j1F84iZW pic.twitter.com/o3vAT2m6bH — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 14, 2016 Hronek, 18, was selected 53rd overall in the second round of this year’s … Read more

Givani Smith has the tools to be a solid, productive NHL forward

Known for his grit and willingness to be a net front presence on the ice, Red Wings 2016 second-round (46th overall) pick Givani Smith has all the makings of being a one of those highly touted prospects that will produce solidly at the NHL level. Smith is also not afraid to drop the gloves and get in the … Read more

Red Wings sign Dylan Sadowy to three-year deal

The Red Wings have announced the signing of Dylan Sadowy to a three year entry-level contract today. This comes less than a week after the Red Wings acquired him from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a third round draft pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Sadowy was recognized by the OHL’s annual coaches … Read more

Red Wings acquire Dylan Sadowy from Sharks for third-round pick

The Detroit Red Wings made a depth move today as they acquired 20-year-old prospect Dylan Sadowy from the San Jose Sharks for a third-round draft pick in 2017. UPDATE: The #RedWings have acquired prospect Dylan Sadowy from San Jose for a third-round draft pick in 2017. pic.twitter.com/kAyys8W2aQ — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 26, 2016 Sadowy … Read more

Owner of Flint Firebirds suspended for five years, hit with a $250K fine

The Ontario Hockey League has made it’s final ruling on the situation with the Flint Firebirds, and has hit owner Rolf Nilsen with a massive punishment. In a statement from league commissioner David Branch, it has been announced that Nilsen has been suspended from being involved directly or indirectly with hockey operations of the team for five years, and a … Read more

Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi to play in Flint this season

After grappling with the choice between playing in his native Finland, or bringing his talents across the pond to North America, Detroit Red Wings prospect Vili Saarijarvi has opted to play for the Flint Firebirds for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Saarijarvi was drafted in the third round of the NHL Entry Draft by Detroit this … Read more

Flint’s OHL Franchise Registers Five Possible Names

Flint’s new Ontario Hockey League franchise, formerly the Plymouth Whalers, has yet to be branded with an official name, but that could be changing very soon. According to MLive’s Aaron McMann, five potential names have emerged to the forefront: Public records show IMS Hockey Corp., the company that recently purchased the Plymouth Whalers with plans … Read more

OHL Commissioner Visits Flint, “Extremely Excited” About New Team

As many people on the outside of the situation looking in have been skeptical of the Plymouth Whalers’ purchase and move to Flint, the man whose opinion really matters is excited about the ordeal. OHL commissioner David Branch put to rest media concerns about the safety of players in a city with such a renown reputation … Read more

OHL’s Plymouth Whalers to move to Flint

The Ontario Hockey League’s Plymouth Whalers are on the move. According to multiple reports, the Plymouth, Michigan-based team will move to Flint following this season. The move is pending approval from the OHL. A press conference has been scheduled for Wednesday morning where GM Mike Vellucci and Owner Peter Karmanos will officially announce the move. … Read more

10 Things every Michigan sports fan needs to do before they die:

Sports fans in the State of Michigan are some of the most die-hard fans in all of sports. Michiganders support teams from all 4 major North American sports, including countless minor league teams, college teams, and other events. We have sporting events that make us particularly unique, and events that become family traditions. It was … Read more