Top 5 coaches in Detroit Red Wings history

The Detroit Red Wings are known for having employed some of the greatest players in NHL history. Household names such as Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman, Terry Sawchuck, and others are enshrined forever in Red Wings history with their numbers retired, and their multiple accolades are something to behold. Of course, the team has featured some … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wings’ enforcer shares epic ‘stark naked’ Scotty Bowman story [Video]

Former Detroit Red Wings head coach Scotty Bowman is the greatest head coach in the history of the National Hockey League but back in October, he was the center of a celebrity roast to support the Jamie Daniels Foundation. During the roast, former Red Wings’ enforcer Stu Grimson shared a hilarious story about when he … Read more

Scotty Bowman predicts how long it will take Steve Yzerman to build a contender in Detroit

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Trust the Yzerplan! How many times have you heard that said or seen it written over the past two seasons since Steve Yzerman took over as general manager of the Detroit Red Wings? Well, if you have faith in Yzerman eventually getting the job done and building the Red Wings into a contender like they … Read more

Happy Birthday to former Red Wings Stanley Cup winning coach Scotty Bowman (VIDEO)

One of the greatest coaches not only in National Hockey League history but in sports as a whole is turning 87 years young today. Embed from Getty Images The legendary Scotty Bowman, who won nine Stanley Cup championships as a head coach, guided the Red Wings to their first championship in 42 years, followed by … Read more

Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s best trades – No. 5

By now, you’ve likely seen our countdown of former Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland’s most regrettable trades. But as we also counted down his worst moves, we’ve also highlighted his best moves during his time here. Let’s take a look back at the best trades that he made while GM of the Red … Read more

Former Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman sounds off on Moritz Seider

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Fans of the Detroit Red Wings aren’t very familiar with Moritz Seider, whom the team took with the sixth overall draft pick in this year’s NHL Draft. But they are quite familiar with Scotty Bowman, who guided the Red Wings to three Stanley Cup championships and is the winningest coach in NHL history. And they’ll … Read more

WATCH: New ‘The Russian Five’ documentary trailer

After making its debut last year at the 2018 Freep Film Festival, “The Russian Five” documentary released a new trailer on Sunday and announced several showings will be held in various movie theatres across Michigan starting on March 22nd. The Russian Five will initially hit 25 theaters (mostly in Michigan) on March 22nd. According to the film’s producer, … Read more

Happy Birthday to Brendan Shanahan and Tomas Holmstrom!

A pair of former Detroit Red Wings forwards are celebrating birthdays today! Brendan Shanahan and Tomas Holmstrom both celebrate their special days today, and Red Wings fans can’t help but remember what both of them brought to the team during their years wearing the Winged Wheel. Of course, Shanahan acquisition by the Red Wings from … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Former Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman coaches 2000th career game

15 years. That’s how long it’s been since legendary coach Scotty Bowman retired from coaching in the NHL. He went out a winner that year, with the Detroit Red Wings taking home the Stanley Cup by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1, good for his 9th career championship, three of which were with Detroit (1997-98, 2002). … Read more

Russian Five debuted 22 years ago today

Hockey was forever changed on October 27, 1995, during a tilt between the Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames. It was the night that Red Wings head coach Scotty Bowman sent five former Soviet Red Army players onto the ice in Calgary, and into history. Sergei Fedorov, Slava Fetisov, Igor Larionov, Vladimir Konstantinov, and Slava Kozlov … Read more

Former Red Wings coach and GM Bryan Murray dies at 74

There is some sad news to report out of the world of hockey this afternoon. Former Detroit Red Wings general manager and head coach Bryan Murray has passed away from cancer at the age of 74. Murray was with the Red Wings from 1990-93 and remained as GM during Scotty Bowman’s first season as coach … Read more

WATCH: Scotty Bowman gives his farewell speech to Joe Louis Arena [Video]

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The Detroit Red Wings played their final game Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena against the New Jersey Devils. It seemed Like old times during that game as Detroit went on to win 4-1 to close out the season. Many current and former Wings were in attendance after the game to give their final thoughts … Read more

Mike Ilitch returned the Detroit Red Wings to prominence

“I always told people you were too smart to get involved with a lousy team like this,” I said. He almost blushed. “Well, you know I’ve always wanted to own a team,” he said. “But the deal had to be right. It was touch- and-go every half-hour since we began negotiating last Monday. If I couldn’t make a good business deal, … Read more

Scotty Bowman and Steve Yzerman react to Mike Ilitch passing

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The Detroit Red Wings hired Scotty Bowman in 1993 to help put them over the top, and the team enjoyed three Stanley Cup championships during his tenure as bench boss. Bowman reacted to the news of Mike Ilitch’s passing on Friday following the news that he had passed away at the age of 87 and credited the … Read more

WATCH: 20 years ago today, Scotty Bowman wins 1,000th game

20 years ago today, while head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, legendary head coach Scotty Bowman became the first NHL coach to win 1,000 games when the Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-5 in overtime. Brendan Shanahan’s hat trick goal secured the milestone mark for Bowman, who coached the Red Wings to the Stanley Cup … Read more