Detroit Red Wings waive pair of players ahead of regular season opener

The Detroit Red Wings roster that will be hitting the ice later this week against the Tampa Bay Lightning for the regular season opener continues to take shape. They’ve waived forwards Taro Hirose and Riley Barber; should both clear waivers, they’ll be assigned to the AHL affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins. Collin Delia (CHI), Malcolm Subban … Read more

Red Wings announce decision on LW Taro Hirose

The Detroit Red Wings took care of the status of another young player in the organization, agreeing to terms with LW Taro Hirose on a one-year contract extension and avoiding unrestricted free-agency: UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today agreed to terms with left wing Taro Hirose on a one-year contract extension. pic.twitter.com/cjNpGcU6vL — Detroit Red Wings … Read more

It’s past time for the Red Wings to cut ties with Frans Nielsen

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman has done a good job of removing some anchors that were weighing down the team. Gone are the likes of Jonathan Ericsson, Justin Abdelkader, Trevor Daley, Brendan Perlini, and Jimmy Howard. However, there’s still one player on the roster that needs to be sent off to greener pastures … Read more

Vladislav Namestnikov scores 1st goal as a Red Wing [VIDEO]

It wasn’t long ago in the schedule that new Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan was lighting the lamp for the first time since donning the Winged Wheel. And now, it’s Vladislav Namestnikov‘s turn. The Russian forward tallied his first goal as a member of the Red Wings against the Dallas Stars, shortly after his … Read more

Detroit Red Wings make pair of roster moves

Deciding to (once again) waive defenseman Jonathan Ericsson wasn’t the only roster move that the Detroit Red Wings made on Tuesday. They’ve re-assigned forwards Taro Hirose and Givanni Smith back to the Grand Rapids Griffins, and at the same time have removed Anthony Mantha and Frans Nielsen from injured reserve. Mantha will make his return … Read more

Detroit Red Wings recall Lindstrom and Hirose, place 2 players on Injured Reserve

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have recalled left win Taro Hirose and defenseman Gustav Lindstrom from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Embed from Getty Images In corresponding moves, they have placed center Frans Nielsen and defenseman Mike Green on injured reserve (retroactive to Jan. 20). From Detroit Red Wings: Hirose, 23, has split … Read more

Four-goal 3rd period dooms Red Wings against Devils

The Red Wings were hoping for heaven on Saturday night in New Jersey, but instead got the third period from hell. Four goals by the Devils in the final frame sunk the Red Wings, who lost for the third straight game in regulation following five straight with at least a point. Taro Hirose scored his … Read more

Athanasiou scores twice, but Red Wings fall in shootout to Sharks

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It’s a bit of a good news/bad news situation. The bad news is that the Detroit Red Wings dropped Saturday night’s tilt against the San Jose Sharks in a shootout, 4-3. The good news is that forward Andreas Athanasiou is starting to heat up after a slow start to the season. The speedy forward scored … Read more

Jeff Blashill is not the coach to lead the Red Wings through the rebuild, and here is why

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No, the team was not supposed to be any good this year. We knew that coming in to the season. Their 2-0 start may have pulled the wool over some of our eyes for a bit, but if that was the case, the 2-11-1 record in their last 14 games has shown us what reality … Read more

5 Bold Predictions for the 2019-2020 Detroit Red Wings

Embed from Getty Images Hockey season has begun, and the Detroit Red Wings play their first regular season game for 2019-2020 on October 5th, opening on the road against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Their new general manager, Steve Yzerman is focused on developing his young team with an eye on returning to playoff competition once again. … Read more

Moritz Seider and Taro Hirose lead Red Wings prospects to title game

Fans of the Detroit Red Wings are getting a chance to see what their future is looking like, and so far, it’s impressive. Taro Hirose and Moritz Seider (6th overall draft pick in 2019) led the Red Wings prospects to the prospects tournament championship game with a win over the Toronto Maple Leafs prospects. Taro … Read more

4 Detroit Red Wings ‘prospects’ who WILL crack the 2019 roster

[tps_header] Believe it or not, we are less than a month away from Detroit Red Wings hockey! Steve Yzerman has returned home as general manager of the team and the expectation is that he turns things around in Detroit and gets them back to contending for Stanley Cups sooner than later. In order for that … Read more

Jeff Blashill responds to fans wanting to lose for better draft position

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

The Detroit Red Wings are on the outside looking in at the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the third consecutive season after 25 consecutive years of qualifying. A rather significant portion of the team fan base would prefer to see them stop putting up regular season victories in order to secure a better chance at landing … Read more

MUST SEE: Taro Hirose scores first NHL goal!

It’s a milestone marker! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Red Wings forward Taro Hirose put up five assists in his first six NHL games since singing an entry-level contract with the Red Wings earlier this year, and now he’s got his first NHL goal against Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak! Andreas Athanasiou goes from winning … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Red Wings sign college hockey’s ppg leader, Taro Hirose

According to Michigan State, the Detroit Red Wings have signed Taro Hirose to a 2-year entry level deal. Congrats, Taro! Looking forward to seeing you continue your career down the road! pic.twitter.com/mTh9AWhtmY — MSU_Hockey (@MSU_Hockey) March 12, 2019 Hirose leads college hockey with 1.39 points per game. Taro Hirose looks like a good signing by the … Read more