Ovechkin surpasses Fedorov for most goals by a Russian player in NHL history (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin just keeps piling up the goal-scoring records. On Thursday night, after spending 4 games attempting to do so, he scored the 484th goal of his career, surpassing Sergei Fedorov’s 483 for the most goals by a Russian-born player in the NHL. He also did so in only 777 games, versus Fedorov’s 1248-game career. … Read more

Dylan Larkin does it again, scores 6th goal of the season (Video)

The kid just continues to impress. The one shining moment in the Detroit Red Wings’ 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals last night was Dylan Larkin potting his 6th of the season, pulling within 1 of the team lead, currently held by Gustav Nyquist (7). And it was assisted by Pavel Datsyuk. How much better can it … 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

FLASHBACK: Andreas Athanasiou’s first career NHL goal is a game-winner

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Just looking at his stats and performance at the AHL level, everyone could see that Andreas Athanasiou has the potential to be a special player at the pro-level of hockey. After a cup of coffee with the Red Wings in 2015-16, ‘Double-A’ garnered more playing time and was one of the few bright spots last … Read more

Mike Green will make the Red Wings a more dynamic team

Mike Green #25 Size: 6′ 1″, 207 lbs. Position: Defense Shoots: Right Age: 29 Cap Hit: Signed through 2017-18 for $6 million per season. Drafted: 1st round (29th overall) by the Washington Capitals in 2004. Last Year: Green posted 10 goals and 35 assists for the Capitals in 72 games played and finished plus 15.  He also registered 2 points in 14 … Read more

Preview: Stanley Cup Playoffs quarterfinal round full analysis

The chase for the Stanley Cup is quickly approaching, and the first round of the playoffs is filled with entertaining series’ that should make for a very exciting opening round. There will be seven teams competing in this years Stanley Cup Playoffs who missed the playoffs last season, including four Canadian teams (Ottawa, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Vancouver.) The defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings will not have an opportunity to defend the cup. The Kings are the first team since the 2006 Carolina Hurricanes to win the cup and miss the playoffs the following season.

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Mrazek Proving Red Wings Need To Give McCollum A Start

When the Detroit Red Wings lost starting goaltender Jimmy Howard to injury on January 10th against the Washington Capitals, the team was left without both its number one and number two goaltenders. Fans were not quick to fret however, because this was finally the chance for young Petr Mrazek to show that he belongs in the NHL full time. … Read more

Red Wings Practice Notes: Pulkkinen Injected Into Lineup, Bottom-Six Shuffled

The Red Wings took to the ice this morning in preparation for their game tonight in Washington against the Capitals (7pm ET, FSD). Henrik Zetterberg and Kyle Quincey initially were not skating with the team, but Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock clarified that they were both able and ready to play tonight. Teemu Pulkkinen will … Read more

NHL Teams Ready For Busy Weeks Ahead

The NHL off-season? Pfffft…what off-season? The Stanley Cup was hoisted 2 weeks ago, but as the book closed on 2013-14, another one opened as teams prepare for the 2014-15 NHL season. It all begins tonight in Philadelphia as the NHL Entry Draft gets underway and a new flock of talent are welcomed to the greatest … Read more

Red Wings Look To Win Second Consecutive Game Against Caps

Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Washington Capitals Venue: Verizon Center; Washington D.C. Time: 12:30 PM EST Television: National- NBC The Detroit Red Wings (24-19-11, 59 points, 5th place Atlantic Division) are still on the road to getting healthy and are leaning on a lot of their young players to keep them in playoff contention. The Red Wings got a little … Read more

Detroit Red Wings Jump Back Into Playoff Spot, 4-3 Over Caps

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”115″]     The Detroit Red Wings finally get it done again in the shootout, taking a win in the first of a 3-games-4-nights stretch 4-3 over the Washington Capitals. The first period was very well-skated by the Red Wings. They maintained the vast majority of pressure in the Capitals’ end, and peppered goaltender … Read more

Red Wings Blow Third Period Lead, Drop Fifth Straight Game

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”x”]   The Red Wings came into tonight’s game trying to break a four game skid and a six game home losing streak.  The Red Wings were dealt a blow before the game even started as Daniel Alfredsson was a late scratch with a groin injury. As a result, the Red Wings only dressed 17 players. After … Read more