The pros and cons of the Red Wings hiring Barry Trotz as head coach

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After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. Embed from Getty Images Detroit finished this season on the outside looking in at the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the sixth consecutive … Read more

Red Wings F Jakub Vrana still not ready to return

Well, this isn’t the news that Detroit Red Wings fans wanted to hear on a Friday afternoon. After their morning skate as they continue preparations to face the Tampa Bay Lighting later tonight at Amalie Arena, head coach Jeff Blashill explained that forward Jakub Vrana, who has yet to play this season thanks to a … Read more

Red Wings D Moritz Seider presents young fan with his stick [Video]

It’s the season of giving, and Detroit Red Wings rookie defenseman Moritz Seider came through in a big way! He absolutely made a young fan’s night during pre-game warmups prior to Detroit’s New Year’s Eve matchup against the Washington Capitals at Little Caesars Arena, reaching over the glass and giving him his stick. Just look … Read more

Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin explains OT winner [Video]

Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin completed his team’s comeback against the Washington Capitals tonight, sniping a shot past goaltender Vitek Vanecek in overtime to give his team the two-points and improving to 4-2-1 so far in the 2021-22 NHL Season. The Red Wings had initially trailed their hosts by a 2-0 score, but fought … Read more

Ex-Red Wings F Anthony Mantha plans to score against his old teammates

The Detroit Red Wings envisioned forward Anthony Mantha to be a major part of their future, having signed him to a four year contract extension before last season. However, they decided to part ways with him at last season’s trade deadline, sending him to the Washington Capitals in a blockbuster trade that saw them gain … Read more

Alexander Ovechkin discusses future with the Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals were bounced in the first round of their Stanley Cup Playoffs matchup with the Boston Bruins, bringing an end to their short quest to bring a second championship to the nation’s capital since 2018. One of the biggest questions surrounding the franchise is the future of captain Alexander Ovechkin, who is slated … Read more

Kris Draper scores OT winner in Game 2 of 1998 Stanley Cup Finals [VIDEO]

One of the members of the famed “Grind Line”, Kris Draper will forever be remembered by Detroit Red Wings fans for his hard work and contributions to four Stanley Cup championships in 11 years. Today is his birthday, and we’ll celebrate by re-living his overtime goal in Game 2 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals … Read more

How the Washington Capitals early playoff exit benefits the Red Wings

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The Detroit Red Wings pulled off one of the NHL Trade Deadline’s biggest moves last month, acquiring forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik along with a 1st and 2nd round draft pick in exchange for Anthony Mantha. And though it was a small sample size, Vrana and the Red Wings appear to be a match … Read more

Capitals and Rangers engage in line brawl to start game [VIDEO]

The New York Rangers are still seething after what they saw as a dereliction of duty from the NHL after they didn’t suspend Washington Capitals goon Tom Wilson after his actions on Monday night. They’re out for revenge in tonight’s rematch and Madison Square Garden, and the fireworks began immediately: Line brawl to start tonight's … Read more

Sean Avery explains how he would take care of cheap shot artist Tom Wilson [VIDEO]

One of the most notorious former NHL pests has offered his take on the controversy that’s made headlines in the National Hockey League this week. Let’s set the stage first for those of you who may be unaware. Earlier in the week, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined a mere $5,000 for injuring New … Read more

Anthony Mantha continues to roll with Washington Capitals [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings parted ways with Anthony Mantha after a disappointing start to his four-year deal he signed last offseason, and so far, he’s been anything but with his new team. Having been traded to the Washington Capitals on Monday afternoon, he’s now scored in each of his first three games in his new … Read more

Top 5 Anthony Mantha moments with the Red Wings [VIDEO]

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha has himself a new home in the nation’s capital, having been traded to the Washington Capitals on Monday in exchange for draft picks as well as forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik. And while he’s already had himself quite the debut with his new team, we’re taking a … Read more

Jakub Vrana describes what he will bring to Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings pulled off one of the NHL Trade Deadline’s biggest moves on Monday afternoon, acquiring forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik along with a 1st and 2nd round draft pick in exchange for Anthony Mantha. Both forwards will be making their Detroit debut tomorrow against the Chicago Blackhawks. For Vrana, he brings … Read more

Jersey numbers for newly acquired Red Wings released

The Detroit Red Wings have a pair of new faces on their roster after sending forward Anthony Mantha to the Washington Capitals. Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik are now members of the Motor City’s hockey team, and now we know what jersey numbers they’ll be wearing. Vrana will be donning number 15, while Panik will … Read more

First look at Anthony Mantha in his new uniform

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman pulled off a big move this afternoon, sending talented yet underachieving forward Anthony Mantha to the Washington Capitals in a massive haul that includes a bevy of draft capital they’ll be using to build for the future. Mantha now joins a playoff-bound Capitals team that still has most of … Read more