MUST SEE: Athanasiou needs just six seconds to score OT winner!

He’s known for his blazing speed, and he made it pay off on Wednesday night! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou gave the Red Wings their third consecutive victory by scoring the overtime winner against the Ottawa Senators – a mere six seconds into 3 on 3 overtime, tying the NHL … Read more

Former Red Wings coach and GM Bryan Murray dies at 74

There is some sad news to report out of the world of hockey this afternoon. Former Detroit Red Wings general manager and head coach Bryan Murray has passed away from cancer at the age of 74. Murray was with the Red Wings from 1990-93 and remained as GM during Scotty Bowman’s first season as coach … Read more

Pontiac native Bryan Rust is absolutely destroyed by Dion Phaneuf hit [Video]

There is little question that NHL playoff hockey is one of the most exciting things around. Arenas are packed to the rafters and the players on the ice seem to treat each game like it could be their last. Well, that excitement only grows when there is a big hit in the middle of an … Read more

VIDEO: Evgeny Svechnikov’s shootout winning goal

Detroit Red Wings forward Evgeny Svechnikov made the most of his NHL debut.

Just called up from Grand Rapids earlier in the day, Svechnikov scored the game-winning shootout goal for the Red Wings against the Ottawa Senators in front of a packed Joe Louis Arena crowd.

His backhand deke through the legs of goaltender Craig Anderson sealed the win for Detroit, improving them to 9-0 in the shootout this season.

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Ex-Wing Jiri Hudler accidentally scores on his own net [VIDEO]

You see this happen at least once per year, and there’s always nowhere for the guilty party to hide. This time, it’s former Detroit Red Wings forward Jiri Hudler, currently with the Dallas Stars. A delayed penalty against the Ottawa Senators took Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen off the ice for an extra attacker. Hudler took … Read more

OTD: Red Wings F Johan Franzen scores five goals against Ottawa

Six years ago today, Johan Franzen scored five goals for the Detroit Red Wings in a 7-5 win against the Ottawa Senators. Franzen became the first Red Wing to score five goals in a game since Sergei Fedorov did it in 1996. Franzen’s hockey career is likely over, as he has not appeared in a … Read more

TBT: Nyquist circles the zone for 28 seconds and scores OT winner [Video]

On December 27, 2014, Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist scored an amazing overtime goal against the Ottawa Senators. Nyquist grabbed the puck in the Senators zone with 1:16 remaining in the overtime period. He then circled the zone three times, for a total of 28 seconds, before making a move on Senators defenseman Jared … Read more

VIDEO: Jared Coreau’s grandmother finally got to see her grandson play

Detroit Red Wings goaltender and Perth, Ontario native Jared Coreau had a special guest in the crowd during Detroit’s 3-2 overtime victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

In addition to around 20 friends and family, Coreau’s 92 year old grandmother, Patricia, took in the game and saw her grandson play for the very first time. Fox Sports Detroit’s Trevor Thompson caught up with her and captured her feelings on the occasion.

“It’s the highlight of my life!” she exclaimed.

WATCH: Mantha’s overtime goal lifts Red Wings over Senators

The Detroit Red Wings found themselves in yet another overtime game against the Ottawa Senators Thursday night. Going into the game, the Red Wings had a record of just 2-4 in overtime this season. However, the Red Wings were able to secure the victory in a key divisional matchup as the streaking Anthony Mantha lit … Read more

WATCH: Ottawa Senators retire Daniel Alfredsson’s No. 11

Before the Detroit Red Wings battled the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, the Senators held a special pregame ceremony for their long-time captain.

Daniel Alfredsson had his No. 11 retired and raised to the rafters at Canadian Tire Centre. The Red Wings took in the ceremony from their team bench, as many on the roster were teammates with Alfredsson during his one season with Detroit. The Red Wings roster also includes several of Alfredsson’s Swedish countrymen.

He thanked the Red Wings for taking in the ceremony and for their one season together.

Detroit Red Wings’ 2016-2017 broadcast schedule released

The Detroit Red Wings‘ 2016-2017 season schedule was released a little over two months ago. At that point we just knew who the Wings would be facing, but not how we can tune into the games. Well… Now, we officially know how we’ll be able to tune into each and every one of the preseason … Read more

2016-17 Detroit Red Wings’ season schedule released

Yesterday, every team’s home opener was announced for the upcoming 2016-2017 NHL season. Today, the full season schedules for all 30 teams were officially announced. Our very own Detroit Red Wings will open the season on October 13, 2016 when they travel to Tampa, Florida to take on the hated Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena. It will be … Read more

Detroit speaking to ex-Ottawa coach Dave Cameron

The Red Wings have already filled one half of their assistant coaching vacancy, and now have their sights set on the second half. They’ve received permission to speak with former Ottawa Senators head coach Dave Cameron about joining head coach Jeff Blashill’s staff, which now includes former Boston Bruins assistant Doug Houda. GARRIOCH: Ex-Senators coach … Read more

3 options the Red Wings have for assistant coaching vacancies

The Red Wings have two assistant coaching vacancies to fill before the start of the 2016-17 Season. Tony Granato accepted the head coaching position at the University of Wisconsin, while Pat Ferschweiler was reassigned to Detroit’s press box. The good news is the Red Wings have several options to replace them. GM Ken Holland and … Read more

What needs to happen for the Red Wings to make the playoffs

It’s been a real roller coaster ride this season with the Red Wings. A combination of emerging young superstars, declining veterans, unexpected contributions, and lack of expected contributions have led Detroit to a 36-25-11 record after Saturday’s 5-3 win over the division leading Florida Panthers. As it stands after league action on Saturday, Detroit holds the second wild … Read more

Upcoming home stretch vital to Red Wings playoff chances

To say things have been rocky for the Detroit Red Wings recently would be an understatement. Using their last 10 games as a measuring stick, they have recorded eight of a possible 20 points, with a less than stellar 3-5-2 record. With the playoff race heating up, the Wings have been anything but warm. In … Read more