Steve Yzerman punches Rob Ramage before doing Floyd Mayweather impersonation [Video]

Steve Yzerman may not have been in very many fights in his career with the Detroit Red Wings, but you are about to see that he was capable of floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee if needed. Well, actually, as you will see in the video below, Yzerman stings like a bee … Read more

Jeff Blashill, Dylan Larkin happier with Red Wings effort despite 8th straight loss

It was a better effort all around, but unfortunately the same result. The Detroit Red Wings came out with their skates on fire against the Lightning, earning a key shot advantage early in the game and taking the 1-0 lead thanks to Filip Zadina’s 1st goal of the season. Unfortuantely, it’s as far as they’d … Read more

Filip Zadina to return for Red Wings, who were winless without him

The Detroit Red Wings are mired in yet another frustrating losing streak, having gone winless in their past seven games (0-5-2). The most recent setback was Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, in which the host Lightning struck three times in the first five minutes of the contest, chasing goaltender Thomas Greiss. … Read more

Jeff Blashill takes responsibility for Red Wings’ “terrible start”

It was an ugly start to tonight’s game for the Detroit Red Wings against the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Three quick strikes within five minutes of the opening faceoff saw Detroit fall into an early hole that they were ultimately unable to dig themselves out of. The Lightning played harder, won more … Read more

The Detroit Red Wings and the horrible, no good, very bad game

The Detroit Red Wings got a serious case of sunburn against their rival Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena. Within five minutes of the opening faceoff, the Lightning led by a 3-0 score. They were able to tally on two more goals en route to a 5-1 victory. Not exactly the best … Read more

Anthony Mantha salvages something from otherwise horrible game for Red Wings [VIDEO]

Well, at least one thing was able to go right in this terrible game for the Detroit Red Wings, who found themselves trailing by a 4-0 score early in the 2nd period. Forward Anthony Mantha tallied his 4th goal of the season on a breakaway against the Tampa Bay Lightning, putting the Red Wings on … Read more

Mock trade lands Red Wings with Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn, and elite goalie prospect

As the 2020-21 (actually just 2021) NHL season gets closer and closer, there has been plenty of speculation as to whether or not Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has another trade up his sleeve. Much of that speculation has revolved around Yzerman making a deal with his former team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, who … Read more

Rumor suggests Red Wings could trade Henrik Zetterberg to Lightning

For a couple of weeks, I have been telling my colleagues at Detroit Sports Nation that I was going to be putting together an article that discusses how it would make sense for the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning to make a blockbuster trade before the season begins. My original thought was that … Read more

Potential trade would send Tampa Bay’s future 1st round pick to Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has made it very clear that in order to build a winning franchise, the NHL Draft is crucial. Yzerman knows that obtaining more draft capital will increase his odds of landing players who will eventually develop into NHL talent and if it means making cap crunch trades, you can … Read more

4 Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Steve Yzerman could consider trading for on Draft Day

The Detroit Red Wings have plenty of cap space to play around with for next season following the departures of Jonathan Ericsson, Trevor Daley and Jimmy Howard coupled with today’s waiving of Justin Abdelkader for purposes of a buyout. Tonight, they’ll take the next step forward with their rebuild when select 4th overall in the … Read more

Detroit Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader incites insane line brawl against Lightning (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings had their hands full with the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, ultimately bowing out to their Atlantic Division foes in just five games in the opening round of the annual hockey tournament. However, the team didn’t go quietly – most notably thanks to a line brawl initiated … Read more

Report suggests Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman could make trade/trade back deal

A week ago, the Detroit Red Wings acquired D Marc Staal and a second-round pick from the New York Rangers in exchange for future considerations. Now, according to Elliotte Friedman, Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman could make what I am calling a trade/trade back deal with his former team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. On his … Read more

Detroit Red Wings tweet at Tampa Bay Lightning after they win Stanley Cup

On Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning took care of business by defeating the Dallas Stars 2-0 in Game 6 to clinch the Stanley Cup. Following the game, the Detroit Red Wings took to Twitter to congratulate Steve Yzerman‘s former team. Congrats, @TBLightning! 🏆 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 29, 2020 On Saturday, during a … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning, built mostly by Steve Yzerman, are 2020 Stanley Cup champions

After a 65 day playoff tournament in two different NHL bubble cities, we finally have a Stanley Cup champion. The Tampa Bay Lightning won their second championship in franchise history, defeating the Dallas Stars by a 2-0 score in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

Tigers join other Michigan teams with lengthy winless skids vs. a single opponent

The Detroit Tigers now unfortunately hold the distinction of having lost 20 in a row to their division rivals, the Cleveland Indians after last night’s 8-5 setback. The streak dates back to last April. The streak is now the 2nd longest that one team has had an opponent’s number in MLB history, matched only by … Read more