Red Wings player profile: Brad Richards

Born: May 2nd, 1980 in Muarry Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada Size: 6’0″, 198 Ibs Position: Center Shoots: Left Drafted: 3rd round (64th overall) by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft   Richards’ career so far:   Brad Richards was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1998 and made it to the NHL by … Read more

Red Wings considering Stephen Weiss buyout

The Red Wings front office personnel and scouting staff spent Tuesday through Thursday this week assessing the team’s current state and how they stack up against the rest of the league. The primary goal in this case is to improve the team while still efficiently managing the salary cap. One of the options they may explore, in lieu of … Read more

Stephen Weiss unsure of his future with the Red Wings

It was a deal that on paper, at the time, looked like one of the biggest deals of free agency. Ken Holland managed to bring in one of Florida’s top-scorers in Stephen Weiss, who at the time was coming off an injury-shortened season. Before that though, he put up 20 goals and 57 points in 80 games played. It looked like Holland had worked his magic again to get the Detroit Red Wings a much-needed perennial 20-goal scorer.

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Abdelkader & Smith in, Weiss & Marchenko out for Game 3

Forward Justin Abdelkader and defenseman Brendan Smith will both be back in the Red Wings lineup for Game 3 of their first round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday evening. Abdelkader confirmed he is playing tomorrow. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) April 20, 2015 Babcock confirms Smith is in. Marchenko is out. — Ansar Khan … Read more

The predictable reason why Phaneuf-to-the-Red Wings trade fell apart: asking price

After watching how Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland walked away from the negotiating table with the Buffalo Sabres earlier this season when they demanded that top-prospect Anthony Mantha be included in any trade for defenseman Tyler Myers, you would think that other teams would pick up on the fact that Holland will not be moving him for any reason.

Apparently Toronto didn’t get that memo.

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Trade Rumor: Red Wings among teams with a strong interest in Dion Phaneuf

The rumors are flying that the Detroit Red Wings are interested in acquiring Dion Phaneuf from the Toronto Maple Leafs, especially after Tampa Bay and Montreal both strengthened their defense core early this morning by trading for Jeff Petry (Montreal) and Brayden Coburn (Tampa Bay). Leafs with largest potential to make a deadline day splash. … Read more

Video: Teemu Pulkkinen Nets His 1st Career NHL Goal

We had all heard the rumors of The Shot. We just couldn’t really put it into perspective until we saw it firsthand. Teemu Pulkkinen got the Detroit Red Wings’ offense off to a start on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild. Roughly halfway through the first period, Stephen Weiss brought the puck through the neutral … Read more