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5 Keys for the Red Wings to Win Game 2

May 17th, 2013
On Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings began their Western Conference semifinal series with their longtime rival and Original Six companion Chicago Blackhawks. Coming into this series, it was likely improbable that the Red Wings would squeak out the series win against the Hawks. Their play against the Ducks in the previous round ...

Red Wings: Ranking the 6 Brightest Futures of the Current Red Wings

April 11th, 2013
For many years, the biggest criticism of the Detroit Red Wings was the age of their players. Their players had immense talent but they were also taking valuable spots from their promising young talent. It was also evident that some of these players just saw their skill diminish. Yet management would ...

Red Wings: A Look at Detroit’s Five Best Trade Deadline Deals

March 22nd, 2013
The trade deadline in the NHL is a place where teams have landed that last piece for their Stanley Cup run. Last season, the Los Angeles Kings made a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets, acquiring Jeff Carter in exchange for Jack Johnson. This deal worked out for the Kings, as ...

Gameday Preview: Nashville at Detroit

February 23rd, 2013
So far the Red Wings season has been the tale of two fortunes. In the beginning, the team was starting to compile injuries and had a demoralizing loss to the Blues 6-0 on Opening Night. They were able to right the ship with the mounting injuries and play some good hockey, ...

7 Storylines to Watch for the Remainder of the Detroit Red Wings Season

February 15th, 2013
An old quote from legendary Tigers Manager Sparky Anderson is applicable in the hockey realm as well:"You can't tell anything about a baseball team until 40 games have been played."Different sports, but the same resonating message. In a standard NHL season, judging a team would require around 20 games, but ...

5 Things Henrik Zetterberg Must Do to Be a Successful Captain in Detroit

February 1st, 2013
Seven games into this lockout-shortened season, the Red Wings are turning a new leaf with recently appointed captain Henrik Zetterberg. What seemed like a near-unanimous choice also means that the 32-year-old, a Stanley Cup champion and Conn Smythe Trophy recipient, has entered an exclusive group of Red Wings. Now that the post-Nicklas ...

Detroit Red Wings: Xavier Ouellet Is Slowly Becoming the Next Best Prospect

December 25th, 2012
A new era of questions on the defense began on April 20. This was the date when the Detroit Red Wings got bounced early from the playoffs in Nashville.It was also the date that Red Wings legend,seven-time Norris Trophy winner and future Hockey Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom had a ...

Detroit Red Wings Prospects: Ouellet Makes Canada WJC; Frk Still Red Hot

December 14th, 2012
Even though the NHL still has its doors closed, the rest of the hockey world is celebrating this joyous time of year. Fans of international and minor league hockey are gearing up for the annual World Junior Championship in hopes of seeing their nation capture the Gold.The American Hockey League has ...

Detroit Red Wings: Prospect Nyquist Continues Hot Start, Tvrdoň Done for Season

November 24th, 2012
As Americans hit the roads and grandmother's house for their extended Thanksgiving weekend, they have a lot to be thankful for. In the case of hockey fans, most are thankful that there is still minor league hockey going on all across the world. The AHL season is now nearing its second ...

Detroit Red Wings: Darren Helm Hopes to Exceed Expectations

November 13th, 2012
The beginning of Darren Helm's career in Hockeytown would have been satisfactory for most up and coming players. Helm has already won a Stanley Cup with Detroit (2008) and got to within a game of winning his second in 2009. In fact, he scored an overtime goal in Game 5 of ...