JUST IN: Red Wings re-sign defenseman Xavier Ouellet

The Detroit Red Wings locked up one of their own restricted free agents today, signing defenseman Xavier Ouellet to a two-year contract extension. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today agreed to terms with defenseman Xavier Ouellet on a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/wKVetO0lE9 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 3, 2017 The French native appeared in 66 games for Detroit … Read more

Petr Mrazek to start for Red Wings vs. Islanders; defense pairings remain the same

Petr Mrazek will get his first start since the All-Star break as the Detroit Red Wings host the New York Islanders on Friday night. Jared Coreau started in Detroit’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday night. Petr Mrazek confirmed as #RedWings starter. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) February 3, 2017 Mrazek has struggled this season … Read more

5 Reasons why the Detroit Red Wings WILL keep their playoff streak alive

This has been a roller coaster season for the Detroit Red Wings. Their season-long struggles have been well documented, and many believed that Detroit’s 25-year playoff streak would finally be snapped this year. Now, the Red Wings have found life again. They have won three straight games, all against some impressive teams (Pittsburgh, Montreal, Boston) … Read more

VIDEO: Red Wings Thomas Vanek makes slick no-look pass to Andreas Athanasiou

The Detroit Red Wings fought back valiantly from a 4-1 first deficit to ultimately defeat the Boston Bruins by a 6-5 final (SO) on Wednesday night. During the 2nd period, Detroit’s comeback began with a Xavier Ouellet goal, following an Andreas Athanasiou goal soon afterward. Thomas Vanek’s behind-the-back no-look pass to Athanasiou sure turned a … Read more

Red Wings defense will get much needed shake-up in Los Angeles

Without a true number-one defenseman, the Detroit Red Wings have struggled. Niklas Kronwall is playing on a permanently bad knee and has slowed down. Danny DeKeyser has taken a huge step back after signing a six-year, $30 million contract. All season long, Detroit’s defense has struggled to get pucks out of the zone and has … Read more

WATCH: Xavier Ouellet fights Michael Raffl

The Detroit Red Wings showcased some old-time hockey Sunday against the Philadelphia Flyers, as defenseman Xavier Ouellet fought Michael Raffl in the third period. Raffl blindsided Steve Ott in the neutral zone, and Xavier Ouellet took exception. For those who want fighting out of hockey, this is a prime example of why it still belongs … Read more

Niklas Kronwall to make season debut tonight vs. Winnipeg

After missing the first 11 games of the season, Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is set to make his return to the lineup this evening. Kronwall is battling a left knee that is said to be permanently bad, which held out of the entirety of training camp. The biggest hurdle for him to overcome is pain … Read more

Red Wings official roster announced for Opening Night

We’re a little more than 24 hours away from puck drop, for the Detroit Red Wings at least. The 2016-17 NHL season officially gets underway Wednesday night, but Detroit will first take the ice Thursday night in Tampa against the Lightning. A lot of speculation has been made on who will make the roster for Opening … Read more

Projected Red Wings lineups vs. Bruins

The Detroit Red Wings will look to make it two consecutive preseason wins when they visit the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden at 7:00 EST. Unfortunately, just like last night’s game, this won’t be televised. We’re hearing that the game will be streamed live on the Boston Bruins official website. Either way, we’ll be … Read more

Dan Cleary re-signs with Griffins, Red Wings re-sign RFA Ryan Sproul

The gift that just keeps on giving: Dan Cleary. After playing last season with the Grand Rapids Griffins, the team has re-signed him to a one year contract today. Financial terms of the contract have not been released. Dan Cleary gets a one-year deal with the Grand Rapids Griffins. — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) September 23, 2016 In his … Read more

Happy Birthday Xavier Ouellet!

The Detroit Red Wings have a plethora of young, promising defensemen currently being groomed in Grand Rapids as members of Detroit’s AHL affiliate. Perhaps the most promising is Xavier Ouellet, who has already seen NHL action and is on the verge of taking the next step in his career.

Today, he’s celebrating his 23rd birthday! so let’s celebrate by taking a look back at his first NHL goal!

Red Wings re-sign defenseman Brian Lashoff to one-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Brian Lashoff to a one-year deal. Lashoff has seen his share of time in both the NHL and the AHL, though he spent all of last season with the Grand Rapids Griffins. He recorded a career-best 15 assists in 74 games with the Griffins. Lately acting more as a guy … Read more

Abdelkader looks for ‘consistency’ come next season

Becoming more of a presence on the ice and in the locker room for the Detroit Red Wings, Justin Abdelkader didn’t have his best performance this past season. Abdelkader broke out in 2014-15 when he scored a personal best 23 goals and totaled 43 points for the Wings in 71 games played. This season, he played in … Read more

Why the Red Wings should trade for Corey Perry

Even though you most likely read that title and scoffed, hear me out. The Detroit Red Wings’ offense needs help. Goal scoring was down this season from last, and every player on the roster took a step backwards in terms of overall offensive production. If GM Ken Holland intends on keeping his team a playoff … Read more

Grand Rapids Griffins season comes to an end after 4-3 OT loss in game six

After falling behind 3-0 in the Central Division Finals of the AHL playoffs, the Grand Rapids Griffins won games four and five, and had a chance to tie the series up at home in game six on Monday. Unfortunately, it didn’t turn out that way. Despite taking a 3-1 lead early in the second period, the Lake … Read more