JUST IN: Red Wings and Rangers swap AHL players

The Detroit Red Wings already made a move today, sending forward Riley Sheahan to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Scott Wilson. Now, they’ve made another move – this time with a fellow Original 6 team. The Red Wings have sent defenseman Ryan Sproul to the New York Rangers in exchange for Matt Puempel. The #RedWings … Read more

Red Wings may be over salary cap to begin 2017-18 season

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With the way that their cap situation is looking, the Detroit Red Wings figure to be over the salary cap once the 2017-18 season rolls around. Detroit’s cap figure currently sits at ~$78.9 million. This includes the $2.56M of dead space from bought-out forward Stephen Weiss, who Detroit will be paying ~$7.5M deferred over the … Read more

Red Wings’ D Ryan Sproul out for remainder of season

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The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Ryan Sproul for the remainder of the season due to an ACL injury. Ryan Sproul has ACL injury. Will be re-evaluated in 2 weeks re: rehab or surgery. Done for regular season.#RedWings — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) March 7, 2017 He slid heavily into the boards and … Read more

Red Wings D Ryan Sproul to miss time with sprained knee

The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Ryan Sproul for an extended period of time. He slid hard into the boards during the second period of Saturday nights loss to the Edmonton Oilers. After the game, head coach Jeff Blashill told reporters that Sproul will miss time with a sprained knee. Blashill said Sproul … Read more

Petr Mrazek to start for Red Wings vs. Islanders; defense pairings remain the same

Petr Mrazek will get his first start since the All-Star break as the Detroit Red Wings host the New York Islanders on Friday night. Jared Coreau started in Detroit’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday night. Petr Mrazek confirmed as #RedWings starter. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 3, 2017 Mrazek has struggled this season … Read more

Red Wings defense will get much needed shake-up in Los Angeles

Without a true number-one defenseman, the Detroit Red Wings have struggled. Niklas Kronwall is playing on a permanently bad knee and has slowed down. Danny DeKeyser has taken a huge step back after signing a six-year, $30 million contract. All season long, Detroit’s defense has struggled to get pucks out of the zone and has … Read more

Brendan Smith returns to Detroit Red Wings lineup

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith is set to make his return to the lineup tonight when the Red Wings host the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena. Smith has been absent from the lineup since suffering a sprained MCL against the Montreal Canadiens on November 26, and he’s been itching to get … Read more

Lineup changes, new line combos possible for tonight’s game vs. Los Angeles Kings

After watching his team score exactly two goals in the last three games, Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill is leaving the ball in his players’ court. “We met yesterday; we had a good 30-minute practice,” he told the Detroit Free Press. “Energy is crucially important. I put it in their hands to decide if they need to … Read more

Detroit Red Wings impressive against Montreal Canadiens despite loss

The Detroit Red Wings dropped a hard-fought game against the league-best Montreal Canadiens Saturday night in overtime, losing 2-1. While Montreal denied the Red Wings of a third consecutive win, the Red Wings were the better team throughout the game and arguably would have won if it weren’t for Carey Price. The Red Wings outshot … Read more

VIDEO: Ryan Sproul’s First NHL Goal

In the third period of Tuesday night’s tilt with Tampa Bay, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Ryan Sproul notched his first goal in the NHL! Sproul took a pass from Mike Green and wristed a shot past goaltender Ben Bishop for the tally. Sproul gets the Wings within 1 #TBLvsDET https://t.co/EQKtq64n9g — NBC Sports Bet (@NBCSportsBet) November … Read more

Niklas Kronwall to make season debut tonight vs. Winnipeg

After missing the first 11 games of the season, Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is set to make his return to the lineup this evening. Kronwall is battling a left knee that is said to be permanently bad, which held out of the entirety of training camp. The biggest hurdle for him to overcome is pain … Read more

Red Wings official roster announced for Opening Night

We’re a little more than 24 hours away from puck drop, for the Detroit Red Wings at least. The 2016-17 NHL season officially gets underway Wednesday night, but Detroit will first take the ice Thursday night in Tampa against the Lightning. A lot of speculation has been made on who will make the roster for Opening … Read more

Projected Red Wings lineups vs. Bruins

The Detroit Red Wings will look to make it two consecutive preseason wins when they visit the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden at 7:00 EST. Unfortunately, just like last night’s game, this won’t be televised. We’re hearing that the game will be streamed live on the Boston Bruins official website. Either way, we’ll be … Read more

Dan Cleary re-signs with Griffins, Red Wings re-sign RFA Ryan Sproul

The gift that just keeps on giving: Dan Cleary. After playing last season with the Grand Rapids Griffins, the team has re-signed him to a one year contract today. Financial terms of the contract have not been released. Dan Cleary gets a one-year deal with the Grand Rapids Griffins. — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) September 23, 2016 In his … Read more

Red Wings News and Notes: Jurco, Zetterberg, Pulkkinen, Kronwall, Sproul

We’re a little less than three weeks away from the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season. For now, some of the league’s best players are competing in the World Cup of Hockey, while the rest are in training camp preparing for the preseason games that start next week. We have a lot of news … Read more