Game of the Day: USA defeats Canada in 1st matchup in 2010 Vancouver Olympics

We’re continuing our Game of the Day series by throwing it back to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmzQBhauC7c The United States surprised host country Canada with a 5-3 win to advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski scored twice, along with Livonia, Mich. native Ryan Kesler, Jamie Langenbrunner, and … Read more

Michigan native Ryan Miller trades puck for Girl Scout cookies during warmups [video]

Watch as former Michigan State standout Ryan Miller trades a hockey puck for a box of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies during warmups. TRADE ALERT 🚨 Ducks' Ryan Miller trades a puck for thin mints. Everyone agrees this is a good trade 👍😂 (🎥: @anaheimducks) pic.twitter.com/r2k0RmyBWS — Hockey Night in Canada (@hockeynight) February 15, 2020 … Read more

LOOK: Jimmy Howard unveils new mask design for 2018-19

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Ray Bishop of Bishop Designs has churned out some pretty amazing mask designs over the years for Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard. However, the mask design for Howard’s mask this upcoming season may arguably be his finest work. Embed from Getty Images Here’s how Ray described his latest design: A modernized “bold & classic” … Read more

WATCH: Justin Abdelkader scores in OT to lift Wings over Canucks

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The Detroit Red Wings have been busy so far at the trade deadline trading away Tomas Jurco, Brendan Smith and Steve Ott. That doesn’t seem to matter to forward Justin Abdelkader. Detroit, playing in their first game after their “bye week” Tuesday night, defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in overtime. Abdelkader scored the game-winner with … Read more

Must See: Former Spartan Ryan Miller makes amazing save against Red Wings!

Watch as fomer Michigan State Spartans and current Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller makes one of the most outstanding saves you will ever see. The Detroit Red Wings went on to win the game 3-1, but it’s safe to say that those in attendance will remember Miller’s Jose Iglesias-esque save for a long time. Fans … Read more

LOOK: Olympic cyclist’s helmet has a local flair

American cyclist Kristin Armstrong put the finishing touches on her third consecutive gold medal win in the Olympic cycling individual time trial Wednesday before celebrating her 43rd birthday the next day. Not a bad week. Hockey fans will recognize the familiar flair on her helmet artwork, which was done by none other than Ray Bishop of … Read more

Red Wings sign veteran Steve Ott

The Detroit Red Wings have added some toughness to their roster. In addition to the signings of Frans Nielsen and Thomas Vanek, Detroit has agreed to terms on a one year, $800K deal with veteran forward Steve Ott. UPDATE: The #RedWings agree to terms with Steve Ott on a one-year deal. pic.twitter.com/VTBYvq9H91 — Detroit Red Wings … Read more

LOOK: Bishop Designs paints Star Wars mask for May 4th

Ray Bishop of Bishop Designs is at it again, and this time with a special Star Wars twist. The renowned artist, whose clientele includes Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard and Vancouver Canucks goaltender (and MSU alum) Ryan Miller, put out an eye-catching design for a fan in honor of today’s date, May 4th. We’ll even … Read more

Jared Coreau’s mask is a looker!

In response to Petr Mrazek’s illness, the Detroit Red Wings have called up goaltender Jared Coreau from the Grand Rapids Griffins. Red Wings fans may not be very familiar with him, but the first thing they’ll notice about the Perth, Ontario native (aside from his 6’5 stature) is the outstanding Red Wings artwork on his … Read more

Mrazek sets up Nyquist to snipe game-winner in OT [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings finally snapped their losing streak, with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks in OT, their first ever win in the new 3-on-3 OT format. Petr Mrazek took control of a loose puck in the Red Wings’ end, breaking up the chance of an odd-man opportunity for the Canucks. He sent it up ice to a waiting Gustav Nyquist at the opposing blue line. Nyquist went in alone on Ryan Miller and sniped it glove-side for the game-winner.

Top 5 goalie masks in the NHL today

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Jim Rutherford is recognized as the first goaltender to add decoration in the form of paint to his goalie mask. Since then, goaltenders have added their own stories to their play on the ice by decorating their masks in both team design and personal touch. Several masks could have made this list, but here’s my top five masks in the NHL today.

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