Vladislav Namestnikov gives shoutout to Red Wings fans after exciting win vs. Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings look far removed right now from the team that was stuck in an 0-3-1 rut without one or both of their top forwards in Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi last week. They’ve since rattled off three straight wins, the most recent coming last night against the high-powered offense of the visiting … Read more

Dylan Larkin gives fans an optimistic outlook for the remainder of Red Wings’ season

It certainly hasn’t been the easiest of years for the Detroit Red Wings. While there have been improvements on the ice over last season’s ghastly 17-49-5 record, it hasn’t translated into that much more winning. Currently sitting at 7-16-3 going into tonight’s game, the Red Wings have had to deal with COVID-19 complications as well … Read more

Jeff Blashill says Red Wings’ mental fortitude is stronger than last season

The Detroit Red Wings earned the unfortunate distinction last season of being the first NHL team eliminated from playoff contention by a rather large margin. And while their current record of 4-10-3 isn’t exactly turning any heads, head coach Jeff Blashill believes that his squad is mentally stronger this year around as opposed to last … Read more

Givani Smith’s Gordie Howe hat trick helps Red Wings end losing skid

Let’s go ahead and keep forward Givani Smith in the lineup, shall we? The gritty forward earned his first career Gordie Howe hat trick, scoring a goal, registering an assist, and demolishing an opponent in a fight. In doing so, he helped the Red Wings earn their first win in nine games, breaking an eight-game … Read more

Vladislav Namestnikov scores 1st goal as a Red Wing [VIDEO]

It wasn’t long ago in the schedule that new Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan was lighting the lamp for the first time since donning the Winged Wheel. And now, it’s Vladislav Namestnikov‘s turn. The Russian forward tallied his first goal as a member of the Red Wings against the Dallas Stars, shortly after his … Read more

Dylan Larkin scores twice as Red Wings earn 1st win of the season

The Detroit Red Wings were determined for a better outcome against the Carolina Hurricanes than their sluggish 3-0 loss on Thursday night. And thanks to some key playmaking, they enjoyed their first victory of the season. Robby Fabbri scored the game-winning goal late in the 3rd period, Dylan Larkin tallied twice (including an empty netter … Read more

Team Red wins Red Wings intrasquad scrimmage at LCA (VIDEO)

We’re a mere nine days away from the Detroit Red Wings officially kicking off their 95th season of NHL play. We got a good look at the first real action for the team in nearly ten months with the Team Red/White intrasquad scrimmage that took place at Little Caesars Arena earlier today. Team Red Would … Read more

Jeff Blashill discusses job appreciation and previews upcoming Detroit Red Wings season

The Detroit Red Wings are preparing for the beginning of training camp for the upcoming 2020-21 NHL season, which is slated to begin January 13. And fans will see that this year’s edition of the team will look noticeably different than the squad who earned the unfortunate distinction of being the worst Red Wings team … Read more

Several Red Wings included in NBC Sports’ list of best free agent signings

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has been busy in free agency, bringing aboard the likes of forwards Bobby Ryan and Vladislav Namestnikov, defenseman Troy Stecher and Jon Merrill, and goaltender Thomas Greiss. Talk about wheeling and dealing! NBC Sports put together their list of the top free agent signings, and the Red Wings were … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman earns high praise around the NHL for his free-agent moves

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has been busy since the start of free agency, bringing aboard several new faces including the likes of forwards Bobby Ryan and Vladislav Namestnikov, as well as defenseman Troy Stecher and Jon Merrill, and goaltender Thomas Greiss. Embed from Getty Images The Athletic‘s Craig Custance spoke to several executives … Read more

Flashback: Future teammates Robby Fabbri, Vladislav Namestnikov fight one another (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings have remained busy in free agency, with Russian-born forward Vladislav Namestnikov the latest name to be brought to the Motor City by GM Steve Yzerman. During the 2019-20 regular season, Yzerman also made one of the most underrated deals in the NHL, trading for former St. Louis Blues forward Robby Fabbri … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman has the chance to buy out another bloated contract

The Detroit Red Wings have remained busy in free agency, with Russian-born forward Vladislav Namestnikov the latest name to be brought to the Motor City by GM Steve Yzerman. Prior to free agency, the team made the decision to part ways with veteran forward Justin Abdelkader, who was placed on waivers for the purposes of … Read more

Vladislav Namestnikov describes his excitement over joining Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings added to their free-agency haul, inking forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year contract. Embed from Getty Images Originally drafted by Steve Yzerman and the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2011, Namestnikov already has a prior connection to his new team. His uncle on his mother’s side of the family just so happens … Read more

New Red Wings forward Vladislav Namestnikov posts special message to Instagram

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman continued to add to his roster, adding Russian forward Vladislav Namestnikov to the mix on a two-year contract. Embed from Getty Images Yzerman is already familiar with Namestnikov from their days with the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the signing was announced, Namestnikov took to social media to post a … Read more

Detroit Red Wings to sign free agent C Vladislav Namestnikov

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have agreed to terms with free-agent center Vladislav Namestnikov on a two-year contract, worth a reported $2 million AAV. Embed from Getty Images Namestnikov, 27, was originally drafted in the first round (27th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lighting and spent parts … Read more

Defensive struggles, missed opportunities haunt Red Wings, lose to Lightning 6-2

RED WINGS at LIGHTNING 25 SOG 34 1/1 POWER PLAY 1/4 26 HITS 14 32 FACE-OFF WINS 24 6 GIVEAWAYS 9 3 BLOCKED SHOTS 14 1st Period The Detroit Red Wings would get an early chance to strike first. Shortly after the initial puck drop, Ben Bishop carelessly gave away the puck. Anthony Mantha jumped on the … Read more