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

OHL’s Plymouth Whalers likely to re-locate from Michigan

The Plymouth Whalers could be on the move. Metro Detroit’s Ontario Hockey League team looks to be on the verge of re-location, citing poor attendance numbers for years. Here is ESPN’s Craig Custance on the issue: Spoke with Peter Karmanos who said he's targeting small Canadian city for relocation of Plymouth Whalers: "Hopefully, Chatham." — … Read more

USA Hockey to buy Compuware Arena; future of Whalers in question

USA Hockey announced today that it is buying the Compuware Ice Arena in Plymouth. The sale is expected to be done by the 1st half of 2015. Later today it will be announced that the USA Hockey Foundation will buy the Compuware Arena. The US NTDP teams will play there. — Kevin Allen (@ByKevinAllen) November … Read more

Wings Have Options in First Round

The Wings have plenty of options available to them in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft this summer, where they will draft somewhere between 22nd and 30th. We call that status quo in Detroit, who have become accustomed to drafting late in rounds due to their strong finishes in the league standings. In fact, Jakub Kindl at 19th overall in 2005 was the highest they’ve drafted in decades.

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