Red Wings’ Martin Lapointe brawls against Coyotes’ Steve Leach [VIDEO]

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Martin Lapointe endeared himself to fans in the Motor City with his hard-nosed play, his knack for scoring key goals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and his willingness to defend his teammates. Of course, he also was more than happy to drop the gloves when the occasion required, as Phoenix … Read more

On This Date: Red Wings annihilate Coyotes in Game 7 (VIDEO)

It was ten years ago today that we were treated to one of the classic games in Detroit Red Wings playoff history – a total and complete destruction of the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 7 of the 2010 Western Conference Quarter Finals. While the first period remained scoreless, forward Pavel Datsyuk scored two quick goals … Read more

On This Date: Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg scores playoff hat trick vs. Coyotes

The Detroit Red Wings found themselves in a first round playoff matchup against the upstart Phoenix Coyotes in 2010, a series that they’d ultimately win in a hard-fought seven games. Game 1 went to the Coyotes, but Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg made sure that the two teams would return to Joe Louis Arena with … Read more

Pavel Datsyuk’s magic against the Phoenix Coyotes in 2011 Playoffs (VIDEO)

We all miss having the Magic Man in the Motor City! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk was known for his dazzling on-ice moves and stick handling, and he put on an absolute clinic against the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Red Wings would sweep the Coyotes … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings fans at Joe Louis Arena chant “Todd Bertuzzi!”

Though he was once a loathed member of the Vancouver Canucks, Todd Bertuzzi quickly became a fan favorite when he donned the Winged Wheel for the first time in 2007, and then upon his return to the team in 2009. While fans at Joe Louis Arena were known for chanting the last name of goaltender … Read more

Former Red Wings announcer Dave Strader diagnosed With cancer

Sad news in the world of hockey – former Red Wings announcer Dave Strader has been diagnosed with cancer. Strader served as Detroit’s play-by-play announcer from 1985 through 1996. He then moved on to announcing games for ABC/ESPN. In addition to calling nationally televised games, Strader also served as play-by-play announcer for the Florida Panthers … Read more

Red Wings Look To Push Win Streak To Five

The Red Wings have finally started to play the way that many Red Wings fans expected them to when the season first began. After a fairly lackluster performance over the first four games of the season, the Red Wings have fired off four straight wins and now are searching for their fifth consecutive. [singlepic id=77 … Read more

Red Wings Look To Break Out Offensively After Long Break

It may feel like a month has passed since the Red Wings played their last game as they take the ice for the first time in five days in a home match against the Coyotes. [singlepic id=77 w=484 h=180 float=center] Matchup: Phoenix Coyotes vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 7:30 … Read more

Points Becoming Critical For Red Wings

[singlepic id=49 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Phoenix Coyotes vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 7:30 PM EST Television: Detroit- FSD; National- NBC Sports Network   With only four games remaining in the regular season, the Detroit Red Wings (20-16-8, 48 points, 9th place Western Conference) find themselves searching for points that … Read more

Red Wings Head Back West For Two Games

[singlepic id=77 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Phoenix Coyotes Venue: Jobing.com Arena; Phoenix, AZ Time: 10:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-Detroit ; Phoenix- FS-Arizona   It came down to the wire and took a great save from Jimmy Howard, but the Detroit Red Wings (18-13-5, 41 points, 7th place Western Conference) were able to bounce back … Read more

Red Wings Aim To Push Win Streak To Three

[singlepic id=77 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Phoenix Coyotes Venue: Jobing.com Arena; Phoenix, AZ Time: 10:00 PM EST Television: Detroit-FS-Detroit; Phoenix-FS-Arizona   If you are the Detroit Red Wings (16-11-5, 37 points, 5th place Western Conference), you could not ask for a better start to a four game road trip than with back to … Read more

Shea Weber to the Red Wings, and other RFA Moves

On Saturday, I took a look at some of the potential free agents-to-be this coming summer. In a relatively thin UFA market, one of the players I discussed just signed a contract extension this morning. Craig Anderson, who I predicted would get a deal in the 4 year, $4M per season range. He re-upped with the Senators for (you guessed it) for years and $3.1875 a year. A little less than what I had predicted, but you can guarantee if he had hit the open market that number would be higher.

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