The most famous father in hockey history Walter Gretzky dies at the age of 82

According to hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, his father Walter Gretzky, commonly regarded as the most famous father in hockey history, died Thursday at the age of 82. Gretzky released a statement late Thursday night to make the announcement. — Wayne Gretzky (@WayneGretzky) March 5, 2021   “It is with deep sadness that Janet and … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings’ Sergei Fedorov teaches Wayne Gretzky about defense (VIDEO)

Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov was one of the most dynamic players in NHL history, and also one of the most prolific scorers. But he had another element to his game that so many forwards during his time didn’t take too seriously – the defensive side of the puck. Fedorov not only excelled at … Read more

Flashback: Sam Gagner ties Wayne Gretzky record with 8-point game

Newest Detroit Red Wings forward Sam Gagner will forever be known for a night in 2012 when he etched himself into the history books by tying a record set by NHL greats Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey! With four goals and four assists against the Chicago Blackhawks, Gagner became the first NHL player in more … Read more

On this date: Gordie Howe is inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame

The late great Gordie Howe, on this date, August 24th, in 1972, was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame, only one year after he hung up his skates for the first time. In a rare move by the hall, the selection committee decided to waive the traditional three-year waiting period to induct one of … Read more

It’s time. The Detroit Red Wings need to retire Sergei Fedorov’s No. 91

The Detroit Red Wings are moving into the brand new Little Caesars Arena this fall after having played at Joe Louis Arena since 1979. While the new venue promises to be a masterful state-of-the-art new home for the Original Six franchise, it won’t be fully complete without one final detail. The Red Wings needs to … Read more

Red Wings’ Gordie Howe ranked No. 1 NHL player of all-time according to writer

No matter what the sport may be, the discussion of which player is the greatest ever will never die. The great thing about it is that everyone has their own opinion and there is really not a right answer. This is especially true when it comes to the National Hockey League. Some will say that … Read more

On This Day: Gordie Howe gets inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame was established in 1943 and is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It’s a place where the best of best in the sport of hockey are spotlighted for whomever visits the facility. Players like Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux and Grant Fuhr are just a few of the names that … Read more

Wayne Gretzky on Gordie Howe: ‘He was the greatest hockey player who ever lived’ [Video]

Wayne Gretzky knows greatness when he sees it and he let everyone know that Gordie Howe is the “greatest hockey player who ever lived.” Gretzky was at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday and had the honor of helping to carry in Howe’s casket along with Detroit Tigers great Al Kaline, the Howe brothers, and others … Read more

Gretzky, Yzerman-like features show in Red Wings’ young phenom

The Dylan Larkin hype train was on full display in Hockeytown this past season. It took Larkin no time at all to get the wheels going as he would score his first NHL goal in the first game of the season for the Red Wings. It was one heck of a first half for him. … Read more

Pavel Datsyuk has a chance to join elite company with 5th Lady Byng

The NHL Awards take place tonight in Las Vegas and Pavel Datsyuk is the only Detroit Red Wings player to be nominated for an award. He has a chance to take home his 5th Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.  The Lady Byng is awarded to a player who exhibits the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly play combined with a … Read more