As a fan of the Detroit Red Wings, when it comes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, I pretty much refuse to write about them unless it is something negative. But what you are about to read happens to come a day after the Penguins defeated the New Jersey Devils by a score of 7-6. Who cares, … Read more
Let’s flashback to 1983 when the Detroit Red Wings were taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins and all hell broke loose. As you are about to watch, some of the fights included the following: – Marty McSorley ( Pittsburgh Penguins ) vs Joe Paterson ( Detroit Red Wings ) – Reed Larson vs Greg Tebbutt – … Read more
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby may not draw the most pleasant of memories from fans of the Detroit Red Wings. After all, he and his teammates became public enemies after their stunning defeat of Detroit in Game 7 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Final at Joe Louis Arena. However, despite the on-ice rivalry (that’s certainly … Read more
Throughout the near 95 year history of the Detroit Red Wings, generations of fans have been treated to some of the greatest moments and players in sports history. Detroit’s is among the most passionate fan bases in the country, and are the driving force behind the area affectionately being known as “Hockeytown”. And while we’ve … Read more
There were few players in NHL history as electric as former Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov. Easily one of the greatest Russian players of all time, Fedorov defected to Detroit from the Soviet Union and carved out a memorable, Hall of Fame NHL career with three Stanley Cup titles as well as multiple personal … Read more
It’s officially the end of an era in hockey broadcasting, as Mike “Doc” Emrick has announced his retirement after 47 years of calling professional hockey. Embed from Getty Images In his time behind the mic, he called 22 Stanley Cup Finals, 45 Game 7’s, 14 NHL All-Star games, and over 3,750 total games. Quite the … Read more
The Detroit Red Wings addressed their need in the crease last week, signing former New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year deal. Embed from Getty Images He’ll be paired up with Jonathan Bernier to form a respectable 1-2 punch in goal. For fans who may be unfamiliar with Greiss, let’s throw it back … Read more
The Detroit Red Wings and GM Steve Yzerman are said to be in the market for goaltending help, with long-tenured veteran Jimmy Howard not expected to return next season. And while there will be a bevy of options for the team to choose from via free agency, one particular avenue they could explore is the … Read more
Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg put on an absolute clinic in the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs, leading Detroit to their 11th Stanley Cup championship in franchise history and being awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup Playoffs most valuable player in the process. But when you break down his performance in terms … Read more
The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a multi-player swap with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, sending forward Kasperi Kapanen, Pontus Aberg and defenseman Jesper Lindgren in exchange for Evan Rodrigues, Filip Hallander and David Warsofsky. However, the biggest part of the acquisition going back to Toronto is Pittsburgh’s 1st round selection in the 2020 Draft … Read more
As if it wasn’t enough of a kick to the collective crotch when the Detroit Red Wings were absolutely screwed in the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, they may end up having to watch a rival team that’s already landed two generational talents land yet another. With today’s playoff loss, the Pittsburgh Penguins now hold 12.5% … Read more
Even though the Detroit Red Wings will not be participants in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s great to finally see live hockey is back. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers are battling one another in exhibition game for the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, and it wasn’t long before we … Read more
The Detroit Red Wings earned their 11th Stanley Cup in franchise history on this date in 2008 with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena. And as always, the celebration that followed featured plenty of champagne and beer! Take a look back at the festivities that followed the 2008 win!
Can you believe it has already been 12 years since the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 to win the 2008 Stanley Cup? Well, it has been exactly 12 years and we thought it would be fun to re-watch the entire game with you! Enjoy!
On this day in 2008, the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 to clinch another Stanley Cup, their 11th in franchise history and fourth Cup in 11 seasons. The Wings won the game 3-2 on goals by Brian Rafalski, Valtteri Filppula, and the eventual game-winner from Henrik Zetterberg. And arguably one … Read more
Our Game of the Day series continues as we look back to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, during which the Detroit Red Wings would ultimately emerge with their 11th championship in team history. Game 2 saw Detroit’s second consecutive shutout of the Penguins with a 3-0 win. Brad Stuart, Tomas Holmstrom, and Valtteri Filppula all … Read more