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Detroit Red Wings: How They Match Up Against Potential First-Round Opponents

April 8th, 2011
The playoffs are just around the corner and the feel is in the air. The Wings currently sit in third place of the Western Conference with just two more games remaining. With the chance of them finishing in second still possible, the Wings still don't know who their first-round opponent ...

Detroit Red Wings: Despite Minus Rating, Nick Lidstrom Will Win Norris Trophy

April 6th, 2011
This year has been an up-and-down one for the Detroit Red Wings. Despite clinching the Central Division and their 20th straight playoff appearance, the Wings have once again experienced an injury-plagued season and inconsistency that has led them to some ridiculous losses and horrific wins. But in a season filled with all that, ...

Detroit Red Wings: 8 Offseason Deals That Make Sense for the Detroit Red Wings

April 6th, 2011
The season is almost at an end, and like the last 19 seasons in Detroit, the Red Wings are gearing up for a long playoff run. For 20 straight years, the Detroit Red Wings have been a fixture in the NHL's Western Conference playoff picture. This upcoming offseason, GM Ken ...

Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs: A Game Important for Both Teams

March 26th, 2011
I don't know about everyone else, but I've been counting down the days until this game. But since the Leafs' turnaround and drastic push for the playoffs, my heart started to get bigger with excitement for when this day would arrive. The simple fact is that I live in a town just ...

NHL Trade Scenarios: 25 Biggest Players Likely on the Move This Summer

March 18th, 2011
Just because the trade deadline has passed, doesn't mean that we can't see anymore trades! Well, technically it does, but only until the Stanley Cup Final is done with. Once its done, teams can start wheeling and dealing and gearing up for the following fall. With the free agent pool ...

NHL Playoffs vs. NCAA March Madness: Which Is Better Drama?

March 11th, 2011
The month of March is a crazy month for sports.NHL playoff races are heating up, baseball's spring training is under way and the countdown to the NCAA March Madness is in full effect.But this isn't a slideshow about all three, but about which has the better drama: March Madness or ...

Detroit Red Wings Look to Final 17 Games: Can Detroit Hold on To Second?

March 4th, 2011
Detroit was once holding on to the Central Division and second in the conference very comfortably. The Wings now only have a three-point edge on the very hot San Jose Sharks team, and a nine-point cushion on the surging Chicago Blackhawks. Though the nine-point lead in the Central is still ...

NHL Power Rankings: Sidney Crosby and 10 Important Players Who Need To Return

March 4th, 2011
Many NHL teams have lost their top stars as a result of injury and have paid dearly for them. One that comes to mind is the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have lost forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin for significant stretches this year. However, some of the big the players are due ...

Detroit Red Wings: Why Re-Signing Jimmy Howard Will Help the Goalie’s Confidence

March 1st, 2011
I went to bed yesterday with the Red Wings leading 7-2 against the LA Kings. I was on top of the world. The Kings had won four straight meetings against the Wings and could've been the first team since the lockout to win five straight, wasn't looking like that though. The Wings ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Sens Chris Phillips May Have Rejected First Offer from Ottawa

February 25th, 2011
Defenseman Chris Phillips may have rejected the Senators' initial contract offer, but the Ottawa Sun reports the two sides are working towards a new deal.Phillips, who can become an unrestricted free agent this summer, owns a no-movement clause and can dictate whether or not he'll be traded.The Montreal Canadiens, who ...