Tomas Holmstrom shares 1997 Red Wings Stanley Cup win memories [VIDEO]

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom called it a career in 2012 after appearing in over 1,000 NHL games, winning four Stanley Cup championships and tallying 530 career points. And while he didn’t play as big a role in Detroit’s 1997 championship run as he would in the following title runs, he still remembers … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom highlights (VIDEO)

Simply known as the “Demolition Man”, former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom made his living in front of the net and terrorizing opposition goaltenders. He also was a part of four Stanley Cup championship teams, playing a key role in the 1998, 2002 and 2008 victories. Check out this awesome highlight package that the … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings’ Tomas Holmstrom shatters net camera (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom made life a living nightmare for opposition goaltenders throughout his career, making a living in front of the net. Plenty of his goals were deflections near the goal mouth – and on one occasion, the camera mounted inside of the net paid the ultimate price. Let’s throw it … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings shut out Penguins in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals (VIDEO)

Our Game of the Day series continues as we look back to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, during which the Detroit Red Wings would ultimately emerge with their 11th championship in team history. Game 2 saw Detroit’s second consecutive shutout of the Penguins with a 3-0 win. Brad Stuart, Tomas Holmstrom, and Valtteri Filppula all … Read more

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 take 3-0 lead in 1998 Stanley Cup Finals with win over Capitals (VIDEO)

Our Game of the Day series continues as we take a trip to the nation’s capitol for Game 3 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and Washington Capitals. Embed from Getty Images Detroit had taken a 2-0 series lead with a wild 5-4 overtime comeback win in Game 2, but … 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

Former Red Wing Tomas Holmstrom inducted into Swedish Hockey Hall of Fame

They called him the Demolition Man, and for good reason! Embed from Getty Images Former Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom made his living in front of the net, and made life a living nightmare for opposition goaltenders during his 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, winning the Stanley Cup four times (1997, 1998, … Read more

Happy Birthday to Brendan Shanahan and Tomas Holmstrom!

A pair of former Detroit Red Wings forwards are celebrating birthdays today! Brendan Shanahan and Tomas Holmstrom both celebrate their special days today, and Red Wings fans can’t help but remember what both of them brought to the team during their years wearing the Winged Wheel. Of course, Shanahan acquisition by the Red Wings from … Read more

Player Profile: Getting to know Red Wings’ top pick Michael Rasmussen

The Detroit Red Wings selected Michael Rasmussen, 18, with the ninth overall selection in the 2017 NHL Draft. Time to get to know the franchise’s top pick. Rasmussen was playing for the Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League before being drafted. In just 50 games with the Americans, he had 32 goals and 23 assists. … Read more

WATCH: Scotty Bowman gives his farewell speech to Joe Louis Arena [Video]

Scotty Bowman

The Detroit Red Wings played their final game Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena against the New Jersey Devils. It seemed Like old times during that game as Detroit went on to win 4-1 to close out the season. Many current and former Wings were in attendance after the game to give their final thoughts … 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