Writer suggests Sergei Fedorov will not be next head coach

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As intriguing as it would be, don’t bet the farm on former Detroit Red Wings legend Sergei Fedorov to become the franchise’s next head coach. Fedorov is coming off a stellar season head-manning the bench for CSKA Moscow of the KHL to a Gagarin Cup Championship.  He’d earn the honor of winning the KHL’s coach … Read more

Red Wings F Lucas Raymond hits rookie mark not seen since Sergei Fedorov

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The Detroit Red Wings may have been understandably frustrated when they didn’t land the No. 1 overall NHL Draft pick after their abysmal 2019-20 regular season (prior to the COVID-19 shutdown). Despite owning the League’s worst record by a wide margin, they dropped to No. 4 in the selection process. But so far, that’s been … Read more

Sergei Fedorov wins hardest shot competition at 2002 NHL All-Star Game [Video]

The Red Wings seemingly adopted dynamic Russian forward Sergei Fedorov when they helped him secretly defect from the Soviet Union in 1990. For the better part of a decade, Fedorov went on to become among the most dynamic, explosive, and exciting players not only to don the Winged Wheel but in the entire National Hockey … Read more

25 years ago today, Sergei Fedorov went crazy for Detroit Red Wings [Video]

On December 26, 1996, Sergei Fedorov went absolute crazy for the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena against the Washington Capitals. Watch as Sergei Fedorov scores all five goals during the Red Wings overtime win over the Capitals. Dec 26, 1996: Sergei Fedorov became the first player in NHL history to score all five goals in his … Read more

5 greatest rookie seasons in Detroit Red Wings history

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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. But before these players became household names, … Read more

5 Biggest draft steals in Detroit sports history

When it comes to drafts in professional sports, we all know that they can be a crapshoot in terms of landing talent, even if you happen to have a high selection. But every now and then, something special happens and you land a player in a later round who turns out to be one of … Read more

Red Wings legend Sergei Fedorov fights Bob Errey [Video]

Everyone around here knows just how good that former Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov was on the ice, but who remembers that he would occasionally drop the gloves? In honor of Sergei’s birthday today, let’s throw it back to 1992 when the Red Wings hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena, and Fedorov … Read more

Sergei Fedorov and Brendan Shanahan appear in hilarious ESPN commercial [Video]

Have you ever got sucked into YouTube to the point where you do not ever think you will escape? Well, that happened to me this morning but it was worth my while as I stumbled upon a classic ESPN commercial featuring former Detroit Red Wings Brendan Shanahan and Sergei Fedorov. “Go to hell Shanahan. You … Read more

Detroit Red Wings ‘Russian Five’ get into line brawl with New York Rangers [Video]

Let’s flashback to 1995 when the Detroit Red Wings ‘Russian Five’ got into a line brawl with the New York Rangers. I would pay top dollar to go back in time to see Sergei Fedorov, Slava Fetisov, Slava Kozlov, Igor Larionov and Vladimir Konstantinov playing together in their prime just one more time. Enjoy the rumble! (Please click here if … Read more

Red Wings legend Sergei Fedorov earns coaching gig

Former Detroit Red Wings legend Sergei Fedorov will be taking his talents behind the bench for his native country. He’s officially been named as an assistant coach for Team Russia for the upcoming Beijing Olympics, along with fellow former Russian players Sergei Gonchar, Evgeni Nabokov and Alexei Kudashov. The Red Wings seemingly adopted Fedorov when … Read more

12 Former Detroit Red Wings included on ‘The best players to wear every jersey No. in NHL history’ list

The Detroit Red Wings may be the worst team in the NHL at the moment, but as you know, they have been one of the best franchises in the history of the league. The reason for that is because of the great players who have worn the Red Wings sweater over the years. The Athletic … Read more

The 10 Greatest Detroit Video Game Athletes of All-Time

*Originally published by former DSN writer Ryan Van Dusen in August of 2015. Let’s get this clear right from the start: this is a list that, for the most part, set out to identify the most dominant Detroit-based video game athletes of all-time. But this rundown isn’t all about overall ratings. We made sure to leave at … Read more

5 Former Detroit Red Wings who should have their number retired

There is no question about it that the Detroit Red Wings have had a storied history which has included some great players. Of those players, only eight have had the honor of having their number retired. No. 1 – Terry Sawchuk No. 4 – Red Kelly No. 5 – Nicklas Lidstrom No. 7 – Ted … Read more