Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s best free-agent signings – No. 1

We’re counting down our list of former Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland‘s best free-agent signings during his time in the Motor City. For anyone who may have missed a few names prior to our final entry on the list, here are the first four: No. 5 – Luc Robitaille No. 4 – Marian … Read more

Sergei Fedorov drops the gloves and lays a beating on 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? Let’s throw it back to 1992 when the Red Wings hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena, and Fedorov had had just about enough of … Read more

Ken Holland reveals Red Wings nearly drafted Russian superstar Pavel Bure

Former Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland carved out an impressive resume during his time in the Motor City, having been part of four Stanley Cup-winning squads (three of which as GM) and gaining a reputation as one of the top executives in the game. During the 1989 NHL Draft, Holland worked for Detroit … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings blast Avalanche 6-0 in Game 4 of the 1997 Western Conference Finals

Our Game of the Day series continues, and we’re throwing it back to the magical 1996-97 Detroit Red Wings season for this one. The legendary rivalry between Detroit and the Colorado Avalanche continued with a playoff matchup one year after their initial postseason battle ended with an Avalanche trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, and … Read more

Game of the Day: Chris Osgood takes down Patrick Roy and shuts out the Avalanche 2-0 on April Fools Day 1998

We continue our Game of the Day series with a classic matchup between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche that took place on April 1, 1998 at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit were the defending Stanley Cup champions, and the hatred that both sides felt for each other was definitely still in place. Not only … Read more

Rangers’ Mika Zibanejad imitates Sergei Fedorov, scores five goals vs. Capitals including OT winner

New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad did his best impression of former Detroit Red Wings All-Star Sergei Fedorov last night at Madison Square Garden. Embed from Getty Images He scored five goals in the Rangers’ victory over the Washington Capitals, including the overtime winner. Of course, Fedorov accomplished the feat (also against the Capitals) in … Read more

Steve Yzerman responds to question about whether Sergei Fedorov’s No. 91 should be retired

There is no question about it, Sergei Fedorov‘s No. 91 should have been retired by the Detroit Red Wings a long time ago, yet owner Chris Ilitch has yet to make it happen. Embed from Getty Images On Monday, Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman spoke to the media to discuss the trades he made prior … Read more

Dylan Larkin now has 6th most points in Red Wings history for players 23 or younger

Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin has endeared himself to Red Wings fans from Day 1. The Waterford, Mich. native has quickly climbed the ranks on the team and is presumed by many to be the obvious choice to don the “C” when a new captain is officially named. Embed from Getty Images And on … Read more

Sergei Fedorov scores 5 goals, including OT winner as Detroit Red Wings beat Capitals [Video]

December 26, 1996, was a night to remember for Detroit Red Wings fans who packed Joe Louis Arena to watch their team take on the Washington Capitals. Forward Sergei Fedorov scored all five goals in Detroit’s 5-4 overtime victory, including the game-winning goal in overtime for good measure!

It’s past time for the Detroit Red Wings to retire Sergei Fedorov’s No. 91

The Detroit Red Wings are nearly halfway through their third season of play at the new Little Caesars Arena, but the venue isn’t complete. Sergei Fedorov’s famous number 91 needs to be raised to the rafters. The Red Wings seemingly adopted Fedorov when they helped him secretly defect from the Soviet Union in 1990. For … Read more

The Russian Five debuted 24 years ago today in 1995

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 … Read more

REPORT: Sergei Fedorov could return to Detroit Red Wings

On Friday, Steve Yzerman officially came home to the Detroit Red Wings. But could one of his old pals be joining him in the Motor City? According to 97.1 The Ticket’s Jeff Riger, he heard today that Yzerman might bring former Red Wings’ great Sergei Fedorov into the organization. Heard today that Yzerman might bring … Read more

Does The Russian Five Score?

Federov. Kozlov. Konstantinov. Fetisov. Larionov. For some, this is just a group of names that end in “-ov”. But for others, these names changed hockey forever. Joshua Riehl, Keith Gave, and Jason Wehling do an excellent job in their documentary titled “The Russian Five”, explaining how these five names transformed the Detroit Red Wings, and … Read more

EDITORIAL: Sergei Fedorov’s ’91’ should NOT be retired by the Red Wings

Detroit Sports Nation’s Nate Webb made a very compelling case for Sergei Fedorov’s number to be forever raised to the rafters. This piece is not intended to diminish from Nate’s body of work or from the largely successful professional hockey career that Fedorov had. The intention here is to point out that Sergei’s career, while … Read more

EDITORIAL: The Red Wings should definitely retire Sergei Fedorov’s number

It’s a debate that’s raged on for years now, and has been reignited with the announcement of Red Kelly’s jersey retirement. Should the Detroit Red Wings retire Sergei Fedorov’s jersey number? If you ask me, the answer is a resounding “yes”. Let’s go over the reasons why. Fedorov is in the top ten of multiple … Read more