Vancouver Canucks fire HC Travis Green, already decide on replacement

According to a report from Elliotte Friedman, the Vancouver Canucks have decided to move on from head coach Travis Green following an 8-15-2 start to the 2021-22 season. Friedman is reporting that the Canucks have already decided that Bruce Bourdeau will be their next head coach. Boudreau previously coached the Washington Capitals, Anaheim Ducks, and … Read more

Red Wings F Tyler Bertuzzi chirps Canucks F Alex Chiasson from the bench [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings earned their first victory of the 2021-22 NHL Season tonight at Little Caesars Arena, triumphing over the visiting Vancouver Canucks by a 3-1 final score. However, one moment during a break in play is making the rounds on Twitter, and fans are getting a kick out of it. Red Wings forward … Read more

Red Wings F Filip Zadina could face discipline after he used a slur against Vancouver’s Conor Garland [Video]

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Detroit Red Wings forward Filip Zadina appeared to be injured when he was hit by Vancouver Canucks forward Conor Garland in the 3rd period of last night’s game at Little Caesars Arena. Garland lunged himself backward into Zadina’s head, who appeared to put himself into a vulnerable position. Zadina was shaken up on the play … Read more

Troy Stecher describes excitement joining Red Wings

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The Detroit Red Wings were among the busiest NHL teams in free-agency, bringing aboard several new faces to the team. Among the new players that GM Steve Yzerman brought to the Motor City is defenseman Troy Stecher, who spent the first portion of his NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks. Embed from Getty Images The … Read more

Troy Stecher explains why he chose to sign with Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings added to their blue line on Saturday afternoon, inking former Vancouver Canucks defenseman Troy Stecher to a two-year contract. Embed from Getty Images After the deal was announced, Stecher met virtually with media member to explain why he chose the Red Wings, and that it was easy to make the decision … Read more

Report: Red Wings to make ‘big pitch’ for goaltender Jacob Markstrom

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The Detroit Red Wings are going to be in the market for goaltending assistance this offseason, as long-tenured veteran Jimmy Howard, who won’t be back with the team. And while there are several options for GM Steve Yzerman to consider, one source has indicated that they may already have their target in sight. Embed from … Read more

Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner makes miraculous glove save (VIDEO)

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner, acquired at this year’s NHL Trade Deadline from the Chicago Blackhawks, has supplanted Marc-Andre Fleury as the starter in the crease for the 3rd year NHL franchise, and he’s also a pending unrestricted free-agent. And if he continues this performance, which included three shutouts in Vegas’ 2nd round series … Read more

Rumor: Detroit Red Wings ‘will sign’ goaltender Jacob Markstrom

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There is no question about it, Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman will have some big decisions this coming offseason (technically it is the offseason for the Red Wings), but none are bigger than deciding on a goaltender for the 2020-21 season. Earlier today, we published a piece with 3 ‘realistic’ options for Yzerman … Read more

Flashback: Rookie Pavel Datsyuk embarrasses Canucks defense and scores (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings quickly realized that they had something special on their hands when rookie Pavel Datsyuk burst onto the scene during the legendary 2001-02 season. It may have been understandable for fans to overlook him, seeing as how the Red Wings were stacked with nine future Hall of Fame players on the roster. … Read more

Red Wings’ Dino Ciccarelli brawls with Canucks goalie Kay Whitmore (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Dino Ciccarelli endeared himself to fans in the Motor City during his time in Detroit thanks to his hard nosed play, key goal scoring and, of course, the use of his fists. And he was willing to take on anyone, even an opposing goaltender who was wearing twice the equipment! … Read more

Report: Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman to sign Swedish star Mathias Brome

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The Detroit Red Wings appear to have reinforcements headed to the Motor City from Sweden, a nation they’ve profited from greatly! Elliotte Friedman of SportsNet is reporting that Swedish forward Mathias Brome will be headed to Hockeytown on a one year, two-way deal: With 43 points in 52 games last season for Orebro HK in … Read more

On This Date: Red Wings’ Igor Larionov sets playoff record

The Detroit Red Wings suffered a scare in their 2002 first round playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks, falling behind two games to none. However, thanks to a fortunate goal from Nicklas Lidstrom in Game 3, Detroit regained momentum and were able to sweep the next four games en route to the series win. The … Read more

On This Date: Nicklas Lidstrom scores from center ice (VIDEO)

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom scored one of the most important goals in team history on this date during the 2002 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a tally that had the effect of completely changing around a playoff series en route to the team’s 10th championship. With the upstart Vancouver Canucks off to a shocking 2-0 … Read more

Flashback: Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks scuffle in pre-game warmup (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks aren’t exactly rivals, but a pre-game scuffle between the two sides at Vancouver’s GM Place in February of 2008 sure painted that kind of picture! Vancouver Canucks pest Alex Burrows had some words to say to Red Wings tough guy Aaron Downey, which caused the pre-game scrum. “He … Read more