Red Wings Assign Mrazek to Griffins, Gustavsson to Back Up Howard

After the disappointing 2-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night, the Detroit Red Wings pulled the trigger on assigning Petr Mrazek back to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Jimmy Howard had a strong outing against the Canadiens, after a shaky start against the Winnipeg Jets and coming in in relief of Mrazek against the … Read more

Mrazek staying with the Red Wings…for now

Petr Mrazek’s play over the last 11 games with Jimmy Howard on the sidelines has earned him the opportunity to stay up with the team for the time being. According to MLive.com’s Ansar Khan, Mrazek will be here for at least the weekend. Babcock said Mrazek will back-up Howard tomorrow vs. Jets. They'll take it … Read more

Red Wings’ Babcock Talks Depth, Goaltending With NHL.com

NHL.com posts their weekly feature “Five Questions With…” every Tuesday, where they talk to prominent figures around the league about their lives, their teams, and their success. This week they had their Q&A with Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock and touched on a few key points about the Red Wings’ current depth, and … Read more

Jimmy Howard Activated Off IR, But Mrazek Will Start Wednesday

After missing almost a month with a slight groin tear, Detroit Red Wings starting netminder Jimmy Howard has been activated from injured reserve and is ready to take ice-time. Despite this fact, Babcock has stated that Petr Mrazek will start on Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins, opting to let Howard back him up and … Read more

Marchenko Earns Extended Look With Red Wings; Ouellet Sent Down

The Detroit Red Wings on Sunday sent defenseman Xavier Ouellet back down to the Grand Rapids Griffins, spending two games in Detroit in which he did not play. The Wings would rather have him playing minutes in Grand Rapids and staying sharp than sitting on the bench with the Red Wings. However, they’ve opted to … Read more

Red Wings Game Day: Mrazek Makes 10th Consecutive Start Against Coyotes

The Detroit Red Wings (30-12-9) head into the desert to take on the Arizona Coyotes (19-26-7) for the first time this season, and the only time away from Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings head into tonight’s game riding a 2-game win streak, and 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. They still sit atop the … Read more

Despite Success, Mrazek’s Run Coming to an End

Petr Mrazek‘s run with the Detroit Red Wings will soon be reaching an end. The Red Wings continue to get healthier in net every day, and Mrazek will soon be sent back down to Grand Rapids to assume starting duties for the Red Wings’ minor league affiliate. Jonas Gustavsson recently made his return from a … Read more

Goalie Prospect Jared Coreau Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

After the abysmal season that Jared Coreau had last season, both with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL and with the Grand Rapids Griffins, a lot of Red Wings fans didn’t think he’d be in the prospect pipeline very much longer. But Coreau is on the warpath to prove them all wrong. This week, Coreau … Read more

Mrazek Proving Red Wings Need To Give McCollum A Start

When the Detroit Red Wings lost starting goaltender Jimmy Howard to injury on January 10th against the Washington Capitals, the team was left without both its number one and number two goaltenders. Fans were not quick to fret however, because this was finally the chance for young Petr Mrazek to show that he belongs in the NHL full time. … Read more

Where Do They Rank? Red Wings Rising in Standings and Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the hottest teams in the NHL, as we approach the stretch run of the regular season. The recent success for the Red Wings, six wins in a row, has helped to push them higher in many power rankings across the web. Despite leading the Atlantic Division, they are still … Read more

Player Profile: Mrazek Making a Difference in Relief of Howard

Age: 22 (2/14/92) Size: 6’1″, 185 lbs Position: Goaltender Catches: Left Drafted: 141st overall by Detroit Red Wings, 2010 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats: 26 GP, 13 W, 8 L, 1 OT, 2 SO, .917 SV%, 2.25 GAA 2014-2015 Stats: 15 GP, 10 W, 3 L, 1 OT, .913 SV%, 2.55 GAA Bio: On October … Read more

Red Wings’ Dominant 2nd Period Lifts Them 5-4 Over Panthers

RED WINGS at PANTHERS 5 GOALS 4 27 SHOTS 41 0 / 1 POWER PLAY 3 / 5 43 FACEOFFS 33 16 HITS 28 2 TAKEAWAYS 5   A first period that should have been highlighted by the Red Wings’ Drew Miller putting away the team’s 2nd shorthanded goal of the season, was ultimately overcast … Read more