Tampa Bay Lightning trade Tyler Johnson to Chicago Blackhawks

According to a report from Emily Kaplan, the Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Tyler Johnson from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kaplan is reporting that the Lightning has traded Johnson and their 2023 second-round pick to the Blackhawks in exchange for Brent Seabrook. NEWS: Tyler Johnson is headed to the Chicago Blackhawks. Tampa Bay traded Johnson and … Read more

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

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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

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

Red Wings nemesis included in list of potential Steve Yzerman trade targets

Detroit Red Wings

The 2020-21 NHL Season is tentatively slated to begin on December 1 of this year, and the Detroit Red Wings are going to have cap space to work with before they figure out their opening night roster for the next campaign. GM Steve Yzerman will have the option of looking from the outside in for … Read more

Red Wings laid out blueprint for how to win series in Game 3

Game one of the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning was ugly. Detroit was dominated throughout a large portion of the game, and although the shot total leaned in Detroit’s favor in the end, the quality of shots and play was largely in Tampa’s favor. Game two was more of the same, if not worse. The … Read more

Johnson cruises Lightning to a 5-2 Game 2 victory over Red Wings

RED WINGS at LIGHTNING 32 SOG 31 1/5 POWER PLAY 1/6 35 FACE-OFF WINS 34 14 BLOCKED SHOTS 15 30 HITS 30 9 GIVEAWAYS 8 1st Period Two minutes into the first, Alex Killorn headed to the box for holding. The Red Wings didn’t do much on their first man advantage of the game. Tampa Bay had their … Read more

Red Wings vs. Lightning: DSN writer predictions

It’s time for playoff hockey! Of course, that also means that each of us here at the DSN Red Wings chapter have been working hard on making our predictions for how the Red Wings/Lightning series will shake out. Here’s what we came up with: Shae Brophy – Author For the Wings, “just getting there” is getting … Read more

EDITORIAL: We should have known that the Wings would beat the odds and make the playoffs

Journey infamously said it best: “Don’t stop believing”. About two weeks ago, I said that the Detroit Red Wings would probably miss the playoffs. It wasn’t a very well-received notion, but it was a statistically backed up thought. At one point, they were staring at a 38% likelihood of making it in, and needed a large amount … Read more

Detroit has advantage over banged-up Tampa Bay

Last year, the Detroit Red Wings weren’t able to overcome a healthy Tampa Bay Lightning squad and ultimately lost their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with them in seven games, despite having held a one-game lead twice. This time around though, it’s different. Tampa Bay will be without the services of sniper Steven Stamkos and stalwart defenseman … Read more