Jeff Blashill gives update on Detroit Red Wings players on COVID-19 protocol list

The Detroit Red Wings have not gone unaffected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as they’ve had five roster players assigned to their coronavirus protocol list. For those unfamiliar with the process, a player landing on said list doesn’t mean that they’ve actually tested positive for the illness, but rather have been in recent close contact … Read more

Two more Detroit Red Wings players added to COVID-19 list

The Detroit Red Wings are beginning to experience additional problems thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Already down two players in Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne, two additional players were added to the COVID protocol list today: forward Sam Gagner and defenseman Jon Merrill. Sam Gagner and Jon Merrill have been added to the NHL’s Covid … Read more

Badly outshot Detroit Red Wings shut out in home opener against Carolina

The Detroit Red Wings had plenty of new faces in the lineup and a brand new captain to kick off the 56 game 2020-21 NHL Season at Little Caesars Arena. However, not much else looked different from last season for the Red Wings. The Carolina Hurricanes badly outshot Detroit en route to a season-opening 3-0 … Read more

Red Wings’ C Sam Gagner lands massive right hook on much bigger Dougie Hamilton [Video]

It may have taken almost two periods but we finally had our first Detroit Red Wings fight of the 2020-21 season as Sam Gagner took on Dougie Hamilton of the Carolina Hurricanes after Gagne drilled Jordan Staal into the boards. Take a look as the much smaller Gagne (5-11, 200-pounds) more than holds his own … Read more

Detroit Red Wings re-sign forward Sam Gagner to new contract

The Detroit Red Wings made a move today, electing to re-sign forward Sam Gagner on a one-year pact. The deal is worth a reported $850,000. Gagner was drafted in the first round, sixth overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He’s also spent time playing with the Arizona Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, … Read more

Red Wings release injury update on Filip Zadina, Sam Gagner

The Detroit Red Wings are set to embark on a road trip that will see them make stops in the nation’s capitol tomorrow against the Capitals, with another matchup in sunny Florida against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Embed from Getty Images Forward Filip Zadina, who has been absent since early February, will not … Read more

Newcomer Sam Gagner scores first goal with Red Wings

It’s his second game in a Detroit Red Wings uniform, and newcomer Sam Gagner is making the most of it. He scored his first goal tonight as a member of the team since being acquired earlier in the week as part of a trade that sent Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers. Newly minted Red … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman discusses the trade of Andreas Athanasiou

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman held a press conference with members of the media this afternoon at Little Caesars Arena to discuss a range of topics, including the future of head coach Jeff Blashill. Of course, at the forefront of everything was the recently completed Trade Deadline deal to send forward Andreas Athanasiou to … Read more

Flashback: Sam Gagner ties Wayne Gretzky record with 8-point game

Newest Detroit Red Wings forward Sam Gagner will forever be known for a night in 2012 when he etched himself into the history books by tying a record set by NHL greats Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey! With four goals and four assists against the Chicago Blackhawks, Gagner became the first NHL player in more … Read more