St. Louis Blues F Vladimir Tarasenko requests trade, 10 teams mentioned a landing spot

According to a report from The Athletic, St. Loius Blues F Vladimir Tarasenko has requested a trade prior to the 2021-22 season. Jeremy Rutheford of The Athletic is reporting that Tarasenko has given the Blues a shortlist of teams that he would approve a trade. From The Athletic: There has been speculation that Tarasenko’s camp … Read more

Colorado Avalanche earn first playoff sweep in 20 years

If history repeats itself, the Colorado Avalanche could be enjoying another storybook ending. They completed the sweep of the St. Louis Blues this afternoon at Enterprise Center, winning by a 5-2 final score and completing their first playoff sweep in two decades and becoming the first team to advance in this year’s postseason. The @Avalanche … Read more

25 years ago today Steve Yzerman scored iconic double OT goal vs. Blues [Video]

On May 16, 1996, Steve Yzerman scored one of the most iconic goals in Detroit Red Wings playoff history. His decisive double-overtime goal in game seven of the Western Conference semifinals against the St. Louis Blues allowed the Red Wings to advance to the conference finals. Yzerman finished the 1995-96 season with 44 goals in … Read more

Joe Louis Arena hosts 1st Detroit Red Wings game OTD in 1979 (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings called Joe Louis Arena home for nearly four decades, during which they transformed from an afterthought to a a powerhouse. However, when the team moved from the historic Olympia Stadium to The Joe in 1979, they were still known as the “Dead Things”. And the first home game didn’t exactly go … Read more

Proposed new NHL divisional format would revive Red Wings rivalries

The Detroit Red Wings moved to the NHL’s Eastern Conference in 2013, reducing the amount of times a season they’d see traditional rivals such as the likes of the Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators. Could that soon change? Embed from Getty Images According to a reported NHL divisional changeup for next season, … Read more

Future teammates Martin Lapointe and Brendan Shanahan brawl at Joe Louis Arena (VIDEO)

Brendan Shanahan was a major part of the Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup winning squads of 1997, 1998 and 2002. During his time in the Motor City spanning nine years, he scored hundreds of goals, dropped the gloves plenty of times, and doled out some huge hits – one of the iconic power forwards in … Read more

How 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs could affect Detroit Red Wings

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask made headlines earlier in the week when he decided to opt-out of the NHL Bubble in Toronto, despite being in the middle of a playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Bruins will now be going with netminder Jaroslav Halak in Rask’s absence. In another twist, the St. Louis Blues … Read more

The case for Chris Osgood’s place in the Hockey Hall of Fame

There’s been a debate amongst Detroit Red Wings fans since the man simply known by the affectionate moniker of “Ozzie” decided to hang up his pads in July of 2011 after a 17 year NHL career. Does he deserve to be enshrined in Toronto? We can go ahead and put an end to that debate … Read more

Red Wings assistant coach Joey Kocur jaws at Blues bench, throws folding chair during brawl (VIDEO)

It’s safe to say that the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues didn’t care much for each other, and equally safe to assume that most of the animosity was coming from the St. Louis side of things. After all, the Red Wings had beaten the Blues in the playoffs four straight times (1996, 1997, … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings nemesis Chris Pronger suffers cardiac arrest at Joe Louis Arena (VIDEO)

Detroit Red Wings fans weren’t exactly fond of towering defenseman Chris Pronger. After all, the bruising blue liner battled the Red Wings constantly during the regular season and a whopping seven times in the playoffs. And while Detroit fans’ angst towards Pronger was because he was so darn good against their team, Pronger nearly lost … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings’ Sergei Fedorov humiliates St. Louis Blues (VIDEO)

There were few players in NHL history as electric as former Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov. Easily one of the greatest Russian players of all time, Fedorov defected to Detroit from the Soviet Union and carved out a memorable, Hall of Fame NHL career with three Stanley Cup titles as well as multiple personal … Read more

DSN’s countdown of the most random Detroit Red Wings: No. 7

The Detroit Red Wings have featured not only some of the National Hockey League’s greatest teams in history, but also some of the greatest players to ever lace up the skates. From Gordie Howe to Steve Yzerman, Ted Lindsay to Nicklas Lidstrom, Sid Abel to Sergei Fedorov, and plenty of others in between, Detroit’s is … Read more