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Ken Holland, this defense is your mess; clean it up or...

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On this date: Gordie Howe is inducted in the Hockey Hall...

The late great Gordie Howe, on this date, August 24th, in 1972, was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame, only one year after...

Steve Yzerman’s Top 5 Games as a Detroit Red Wing

Long-time Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman has far too many memorable moments wearing the iconic Winged Wheel to be put into a single...

Top 10 Forwards in Detroit Red Wings History

There have been many Hall-of-Fame players to walk through Detroit and play for the Red Wings. Some are still playing, but most are retired....

Top 5 Defensemen in Detroit Red Wings history

The Detroit Red Wings are known for having employed some of the greatest players in NHL history. Household names such as Gordie Howe, Steve...

On this day: Steve Yzerman scores double overtime goal vs. Blues...

On May 16, 1996, Steve Yzerman scored one of the most iconic goals in Detroit Red Wings playoff history. His decisive double overtime goal...

Christopher Ilitch: Ken Holland is our GM now and into the...

Well, this news probably isn't what Red Wings fans were pining for. The Red Wings season officially ended on Sunday night as the team failed...

WATCH: Scotty Bowman gives his farewell speech to Joe Louis Arena...

The Detroit Red Wings played their final game Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena against the New Jersey Devils. It seemed Like old times...

Watch: Steve Yzerman says goodbye to the Joe Louis Arena [Video]

On Sunday, current and former Detroit Red Wings players and their fans said goodbye to the Joe Louis Arena, which closed its doors for...

Open Letter to Steve Yzerman: It’s time to come home

Note: This letter was originally published on April 10th, 2017 but still remains open. Dear Steve Yzerman (Captain), On Sunday, you came back to Detroit to...

So long Joe Louis Arena, and thanks for everything

The building itself was nothing really to look at. Hastily constructed and opened in December of 1979, Joe Louis Arena was the warehouse that became...

Farewell to the Joe: Steve Yzerman’s Double Overtime Goal [Video]

As the days count down until the Detroit Red Wings play their final game at the Joe Louis Arena, we thought it would be...

Henrik Zetterberg is Red Wings nominee for Masterton Trophy

The Detroit chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association's unanimously voted Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg as the nominee for the 2017 Bill...

Top 15 Joe Louis Arena Moments of all-time

We're back again with Part Three of our countdown of the Top 25 Red Wings moments at Joe Louis Arena. In case you missed them,...

The time has come for Ken Holland to step down as...

The Detroit Red Wings are stuck in their worst season in nearly three decades and are all but mathematically eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs....

Top 9 times Mike Ilitch brought joy to the fans of...

On February 10th, news broke that Mike Ilitch had passed away at the age of 87. Mr. Ilitch was not only loyal to his...

Mike Ilitch returned the Detroit Red Wings to prominence

"I always told people you were too smart to get involved with a lousy team like this," I said. He almost blushed. "Well, you know I've always wanted...

Scotty Bowman and Steve Yzerman react to Mike Ilitch passing

The Detroit Red Wings hired Scotty Bowman in 1993 to help put them over the top, and the team enjoyed three Stanley Cup championships...

FLASHBACK: Steve Yzerman hands Stanley Cup to Mike Ilitch for first...

In honor of Mike Ilitch, we take a look back to when the Detroit Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup and Steve Yzerman...

WATCH: 2002 Red Wings Stanley Cup team honored Tuesday against Columbus

The Detroit Red Wings honored the 2002 Stanley Cup team Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena when they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. https://twitter.com/DetroitRedWings/status/829047809898848260 The Wings'...

Steve Yzerman’s NHL All-Star debut unexpected | NHL.com

When all was said and done, Detroit Red Wings great Steve Yzerman had not only won three Stanley Cups, but he also made 10...

Flashback: Steve Yzerman punched in face by Bruins fan following brawl...

During the 1991-92 NHL Season, the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins engaged in a full-on brawl at Boston Garden that is likely never...

Top 25 Joe Louis Arena Moments – Part 1

This is the final season at the legendary Joe Louis Arena for the Detroit Red Wings. To celebrate the legacies and timeless moments that...

Training for Success: DSN’s exclusive interview with former Red Wings trainer...

The Detroit Red Wings' rise to the top of the National Hockey League is a well-documented story of success. Some of the greatest players...

LOOK: Red Wings to honor 1998 Stanley Cup team tonight vs....

The Detroit Red Wings will honor the 1998 Stanley Cup team tonight as they face-off against the Boston Bruins in a Wednesday night rivalry...

ON THIS DAY: Steve Yzerman scores his 500th career goal

On this date 21 years ago, former Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman recorded his 500th NHL goal. Fittingly, it came against the Colorado...

Joe Louis Arena Hosts Final Red Wings Home Opener Tonight

Tonight marks the beginning of the end of an era of Detroit Red Wings hockey. They'll play their final home opener at Joe Louis Arena,...

Steve Yzerman to appear on Canadian postage stamp [Photo]

On Friday, at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, the Canada Post unveiled the fourth issue of its  "Great Canadian Forwards" stamp series which...

PHOTO: Petr Mrazek’s new mask is a living tribute

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek recently revealed his special mask he'll be wearing for the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto this fall....

On This Day: Gordie Howe gets inducted into the Hockey Hall...

The Hockey Hall of Fame was established in 1943 and is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It's a place where the best of best...

Red Wings, Maple Leafs to play alumni game as part of...

The Detroit Red Wings are taking part in yet another outdoor hockey game come next year. They will do battle with their 'Original Six'...

Steve Ott has ‘always wanted to be a Detroit Red Wing’

Steve Ott is now a member of the Detroit Red Wings, and he couldn't be happier. He expressed his thoughts shortly after signing the deal, and...

Flashback: Darren McCarty’s goal in ’97 Cup Finals leads Red Wings

It's still regarded as one of the greatest playoff goals in Detroit Red Wings history. The goal Darren McCarty would score in Game 4...

Are the Red Wings the frontrunners to land Steven Stamkos?

Upon the announcement that Pavel Datsyuk was forgoing the final year of his contract with the Red Wings to return home to Russia, Red Wings General...

10 Best Teams from State of Michigan that Failed to Win...

Whether it was the 1984 Detroit Tigers, the Bad Boys era Pistons, or Red Wings teams of the late 1990's, just to name a...

FBF: Detroit Red Wings repeat as Stanley Cup champions in 1998

June 16, 1998: The Detroit Red Wings dominance of the hockey world continues as they raised the Stanley Cup for the second consecutive year....

Top 10 most heartbreaking Detroit player departures of the 2000’s

Some players stay, some don't. It's just the nature of the beast. Often times, it's hard to say goodbye to players who have been...

Gretzky, Yzerman-like features show in Red Wings’ young phenom

The Dylan Larkin hype train was on full display in Hockeytown this past season. It took Larkin no time at all to get the wheels...

Former Red Wings coach Jacques Demers suffers stroke

Quebec Senator and former NHL coach Jacques Demers is currently in stable condition at a Montreal hospital after suffering a stroke on Wednesday night. Demers,...

Michigan Hall of Fame adds Osgood, Shanahan

Former Detroit Red Wing greats Chris Osgood and Brendan Shanahan will be honored with inductions into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame this Fall....

Growing up with the Red Wings vs. Avalanche rivalry

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Video: Steve Yzerman scores in alumni game

Seeing Steve Yzerman put the puck in the net will never get old. We were treated to that feat in the Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche alumni game from Coors...

Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche: A Rivalry Reviewed (/w Videos)

If you've followed the Detroit Red Wings for any amount of time, then surely you've heard the stories about their rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. During...

Alumni flashback: Patrick Roy’s infamous “Statue of Liberty” (Video)

It's the goal that Patrick Roy will never live down, and no one will ever let him forget. Game 6 in the 2002 Stanley...

Continuing to get to know Dylan Larkin; firsthand look at his...

Over the course of his first season in the NHL, Detroit Red Wings rookie forward Dylan Larkin has taken the city of Detroit - and...

Red Wings’ top five playoff moments in recent history [w/ videos]

The Detroit Red Wings are a storied franchise. Ranking second in Stanley Cup appearances (24) and third in wins (11), the franchise has no shortage...

ON THIS DAY: Red Wings trade to get Paul Coffey from...

It was a huge deal, and one that you don't see very often now in today's NHL. On January 29th, 1993, the Detroit Red...

Yzerman, McCarty added to alumni game roster

After the NHL announced the preliminary roster for the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche alumni game next month, as part of the Stadium...

Scoring woes… Is a trade on the horizon for the Wings?

The Wings have had one of their toughest scoring seasons to date. Guys that are proven to hit the back of the net on...

Throwback Thursday: Nicklas Lidstrom “The Perfect Human”

The term "great" is given to many past players who have cemented their legacies by playing at such an elite level for many years...

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