OTD: Red Wings put 7 through Patrick Roy in game 7 rout [Video]

It’s a moment almost all Detroit Red Wings fans remember, a moment as iconic as the Brawl in Hockeytown. The night Detroit embarrassed the Colorado Avalanche en route to the Stanley Cup Final. An already heated series by the most intense rivalry in professional sports made even more so by the skill level of both … Read more

ON THIS DAY: Red Wings beat Stars in ’98 WCF

It was 1998, and a year prior, something special happened in Hockeytown. The Detroit Red Wings swept the Philadelphia Flyers and hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time in 42 years. Confetti rained down throughout Joe Louis Arena, and once again it was great to be a Red Wings fan. The next season, the Wings would … Read more

GAMEDAY: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal – Game 5

DETROIT RED WINGS (1-3) @ TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (3-1) Puck drop: 7:00pm ET Venue: Amalie Arena – Tampa, FL TV: FSDT, TVA2, SunS, NBCS, CBC Get caught up on the series with our recap of Game 4. Injuries Tampa Bay Detroit Steven Stamkos **Johan Franzen Anton Stralman **Drew Miller J.T. Brown **Denotes LTIR Expected Rosters Red … Read more

GAMEDAY: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal – Game 4

3rd Period TB Goal: Palat (2-3 TB) 2nd Period TB Goal: Kucherov (0-2 TB) DET Goal: Helm (1-2 TB) DET Goal: Nyquist (2-2) 1st Period TB Goal: Kucherov (0-1 TB) DETROIT RED WINGS (1-2) vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (2-1) Puck drop: 7:00pm ET Venue: Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI TV: FSFL, CBC, NBCS, TVA2, FSDT Get … Read more

Mrazek blanks Bolts as Red Wings win 2-0

RED WINGS vs. LIGHTNING 30 SOG 16 0/7 POWER PLAY 0/3 29 FACE-OFF WINS 28 14 BLOCKED SHOTS 18 29 HITS 28 6 TAKEAWAYS 2 Pregame  Darren McCarty was seen skating around the Joe Louis Arena ice with the Red Wings 25th consecutive playoff appearances flag waving freely. Here’s a pretty cool shot of Mac … Read more

WATCH: Henrik Zetterberg’s goal gives Detroit a 2-0 lead

Captain Henrik Zetterberg beat Ben Bishop, Toronto, and Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Cooper all at once. His first goal of the playoffs came with plenty of controversy, but ultimately stood. After being ruled as a goal on the ice, a review was initiated with the NHL’s War Room to determine if the puck was kicked in, but the call on the … Read more

WATCH: Brendan Smith absolutely levels Cedric Paquette

That’s what you call a hockey hit. Early in the first period of Game 3 between the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brendan Smith made his presence known, at least to Cedric Paquette. Chasing the puck towards the corner in Detroit’s end, Smith allowed Paquette to play it behind the net, and … Read more

GAMEDAY: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal – Game 3

2nd Period DET Goal: Athanasiou (1-0 DET) DET Goal: Zetterberg (2-0 DET) 1st Period No scoring. DETROIT RED WINGS (0-2) vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (2-0) Puck drop: 7:00pm ET Venue: Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI TV: CNBC, CBC, TVA, FSDT, SunS Get caught up on the series with our recap of Game 2. Injuries Tampa Bay … Read more

Justin Abdelkader: ‘Sometimes, altercations like that happen.’

To say that things broke down towards the end of last night’s Lightning victory would be putting it lightly. Justin Abdelkader, a big player in the late-game festivities, thinks things will calm down as the series continues. “It’s been a physical series,” he told the Detroit Free Press today. “Each game kind of takes its own shape. Yeah, I don’t … Read more