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

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. This season’s Detroit Red Wings team is a mess; I don’t … Read more

Teemu Pulkkinen Claimed by Minnesota Wild

The Detroit Red Wings exposed another forward to the waiver wire, and again they were promptly snatched up. Earlier this week it was Martin Frk being claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes. Now, Teemu Pulkkinen has been claimed by the Minnesota Wild. Teemu Pulkkinen claimed on waivers by Minnesota. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) October 11, 2016 … Read more

Red Wings Waive Teemu Pulkkinen; Will Keep Mantha or Athanasiou

The Detroit Red Wings have waived forward Teemu Pulkkinen, which enables them to start the regular season with either Anthony Mantha or Andreas Athanasiou on the roster. Pulkkinen was drafted 111th overall by the Red Wings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He made his first appearance with the Red Wings in early 2015. At … Read more

Red Wings News and Notes: Jurco, Zetterberg, Pulkkinen, Kronwall, Sproul

We’re a little less than three weeks away from the start of the 2016-17 NHL regular season. For now, some of the league’s best players are competing in the World Cup of Hockey, while the rest are in training camp preparing for the preseason games that start next week. We have a lot of news … Read more

Red Wings news: Newest jersey numbers are here!

The Detroit Red Wings announced the jersey numbers that their three off-season acquisitions will be wearing this season, as well as two players who decided to switch numbers from what they’d previously worn with the team. Check out the newest #RedWings' jersey numbers! #LGRW — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 31, 2016 Frans Nielsen … Read more

Red Wings facing log jam at forward

As the focus across the NHL begins to shift from free agency and the draft, teams now have a pretty solid understanding of what their rosters will look like to begin training camp. For the Detroit Red Wings, the reality is that they have a potential over-abundance of bodies in their forward corps. According to … Read more

Red Wings re-sign Pulkkinen to a one-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings have locked up another one of their young assets, re-signing forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year deal. The Red Wings official twitter feed broke the news with a nod to the popular Pokémon app craze: UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract: — Detroit … Read more

Red Wings F Teemu Pulkkinen out 4-6 months after shoulder surgery

The Detroit Red Wings will be without one of their young forwards to begin the season, as forward Teemu Pulkkinen could miss 4-6 months after undergoing shoulder surgery, according to #RedWings Teemu Pulkkinen had shoulder surgery in Finland in early June, expected recovery time 4-6 months. He is a restricted free agent. — Ansar … Read more

How the Red Wings could land Matt Duchene

In wake of the news breaking that the Detroit Red Wings are shopping forward Pavel Datsyuk‘s contract and are looking to make a run at Steven Stamkos, there is more speculation to take in around Hockeytown. Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche has been a topic of trade discussions over the past year or so, … Read more

Luke Glendening out of World Championships with injury

Luke Glendening was in Europe with Team USA set to participate in the World Championships for the first time, but was unable to dress for today’s exhibition game against Finland due to a late-season injury and is now scheduled to return home. Ken Holland has stated that Glendening did have his ankle/foot checked out after the Red Wings … Read more

7 Red Wings will represent their countries in the World Championships

After another disappointing first round exit against the Tampa Bay Lightning, a good chunk of players from this year’s Detroit Red Wings were quick to be invited to represent their respective countries in the World Championships which begin on May 6th. Red Wings who are scheduled to play in the tournament are as follows: Pavel Datsyuk and … Read more

Ken Holland on trade deadline: ‘If there’s a fit we’ll do something’

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland will be working the phones leading up to February 29th’s trading deadline. But, will the Wings actually make any moves? “Before we do anything we got to get close to the trade deadline and see where we’re at in the standings,” Holland told With eight games remaining on the … Read more

Red Wings’ Teemu Pulkkinen returns to lineup

  The Detroit Red Wings received good news on the injury front Saturday afternoon. According to beat writer Ansar Khan, Teemu Pulkkinen has confirmed he will be in the lineup tomorrow when the Philadelphia Flyers visit Joe Louis Arena. Pulkkinen hasn’t played since December 3 when he suffered a dislocated shoulder following a hit from Arizona … Read more

Tomas Nosek reassigned to Grand Rapids Griffins

After playing six game for the Detroit Red Wings, forward Tomas Nosek has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today assigned center Tomas Nosek to the @griffinshockey – — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) January 5, 2016 In his six games, he averaged 10:08 of ice time per game, … Read more

DSN Staff: Bold predictions for 2016

What a year 2015 has been. There aren’t enough words to describe the roller coaster ride this year has been. Upsetting, surprising, amazing, saddening… I could go all day. As we prepare to turn the page on the year 2015, let’s get things started by doing something we all love to do: make bold predictions … Read more