14 minutes of the NHL absolutely hating Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom took more than his fair share of abuse during his career, during which he became regarded as a goaltender’s worst enemy. He routinely parked himself in front of the crease, obstructing opposition goaltenders’ vision. Embed from Getty Images But naturally, that came with some “reputation” style calls that … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings advance to Western Conference Finals with shutout win over Blues (VIDEO)

As we await the return of sports, we’re going to continue our Game of the Day series with a fun memory of the legendary 2001-02 Detroit Red Wings season! Embed from Getty Images They advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a 4-0 shutout victory over the St. Louis Blues, dispatching their Central Division rivals … Read more

TBT: Igor Larionov scores in triple overtime [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2002 Stanley Cup Finals four games to one. The biggest moment of that series came during game three in triple overtime. It seemed like the game would never end, both teams were tired but don’t tell that to Igor Larionov. With 5:13 remaining in the … Read more

Anthony Mantha starting to blossom for Red Wings

When the Detroit Red Wings drafted Anthony Mantha with the 20th overall pick in 2013, the team had lofty expectations for him. After all, he was a pure goal-scorer in juniors, recording 160 goals and 154 assists in 224 games. At 6-foot-5 and 204 pounds, Mantha was the big bodied forward the Red Wings had been … Read more

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 the late 90’s/early 2000’s, there probably was not a more intense hatred between two teams throughout the entire spectrum of professional sports. It all started on May 18, 1996. Claude Lemieux … Read more

Why the Red Wings should acquire Scott Hartnell

The NHL trade deadline is just under three weeks from now, and teams around the league are scouting potential trade options to boost their team for a playoff run. At last year’s deadline, Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland was busy, acquiring both Erik Cole and Marek Zidlicky. Fans were happy to see him make two … Read more

NHL gets it wrong again

As we’ve seen plenty of times in the past, the Detroit Red Wings were robbed of a clear goal by the NHL. The latest victim is Teemu Pulkkinen. Standing in front of the goal, Pulkkinen chipped the puck past the glove of Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, and immediately signaled to the referee that the … Read more