Lightning most impressed by their series with the Red Wings

As we all know, the Tampa Bay Lightning are currently facing the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals after defeating the Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers. After an informal survey of about 10 players in the Lightning dressing room, it was revealed that they felt that the Red Wings series was the … Read more

20 years ago Steve Yzerman scored his most iconic goal [Video]

Steve Yzerman will go down as one of the greatest players ever to play for the Detroit Red Wings.

On May 16th, 1996, Yzerman scored what many consider to be the most iconic goal of his career.

The goal itself came in the second overtime period against the St. Louis Blues in Stanley Cup Playoffs. Yzerman let a shot fly from just inside the blue line and the rest is history.

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Johan Franzen: How Many More Kicks for the Mule?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. During his first training camp with the Red Wings,  winger Johan … Read more

5 More Steve Yzerman Moments

Who doesn’t love Steve Yzerman? “The Captain” was a legend for the Detroit Red Wings, playing his entire career (1983-2006) in Detroit. Yzerman led the Red Wings to three Stanley Cups and gave fans some great memories to reminisce about. One of the most respected hockey players ever will forever live in the history of the Red Wings … Read more

(Video) On This Day: 1/17/96 – Steve Yzerman Scores Goal #500

The man every hockey fan in Detroit loved. The unquestioned leader. The man, the Captain; Steve Yzerman. Still one of the most prolific scorers in Red Wings history, January 17th, 1996 was a special one for Yzerman. In a game against the (not quite yet “rival”) Colorado Avalanche, the Red Wings were on a power … Read more

Top 5 Red Wings Enforcers Since 1980

These days, the Red Wings are usually regarded as a team that relies on skill and finesse and not physical prowess. But throughout their history, the Red Wings have boasted some of the most feared players to have ever dropped the gloves, including who most regard as the greatest fighter in hockey history. Here are … Read more

DSN’s Top 5 Stevie Y. Moments

Over 22 season with the Red Wings, Steve Yzerman endeared himself to hockey fans as both one of the greatest players and leaders the sport had ever seen. To attempt to condense his legendary career down to five moments isn’t possible; but from a fan’s perspective, here are my personal Top 5 moments from the … Read more

Roster Decisions On the Horizon for Ken Holland – Defense

This season, the Wings were forced into an uncomfortable situation with two of their young prospects. Mattias Ritola and Jakub Kindl were both out of minor league options, meaning that in order to be returned to the AHL, they had to clear waivers.

Neither was necessarily kicking the door down to be brought up to the big leagues, but they were given a shot to win a job in training camp in September since it was their last chance to make it.

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Some Names to Watch on Deadline Day

With less than 24 hours until the NHL trade deadline, there are still plenty of moves to be made. The wheeling and dealing will kick into high gear tomorrow leading up to the 3 p.m. (EST) deadline, so with that said let’s take a look at some players who could be on the move, and where they could end up.

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