Red Wings Ink Defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo


It was only a matter of time before Detroit Red Wings‘ general manager Ken Holland added more depth to the Red Wings’ blue line.  In this case the depth comes in the form of former rival Carlo Colaiacovo.  The Red Wings […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader


Maybe he did it to himself, or maybe expectations were entirely too high.  Although it is tough to keep expectations to a minimum when you score the game winning goal for the Michigan State Spartans in the championship game of the Frozen […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Jordin Tootoo


There are certain instances in sports where a player signs with a team whose fan base previously hated them. Think Fernando Torres going from Liverpool to Chelsea, Johnny Damon going from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees […]

Red Wings Named Smartest Spending Team In NHL


There has been an increased sense of displeasure from Detroit Red Wings fans in their teams reluctance to spend big money recently.  From the outside it appeared the Wings were gun-shy about handing out huge contracts to free agent superstars. […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Mikael Samuelsson


Three consecutive early exits from the Stanley Cup playoffs have left the Detroit Red Wings looking back and longing for a few years ago when the Wings won a Stanley Cup and nearly closed out another.  And what better way […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Johan Franzen


If you look up the dictionary definition of a mule, you get something along the lines of a muscular work animal, who may or may not have few bumps and bruises along the way.  Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Niklas Kronwall


The retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom has led to numerous questions about the ability of the Detroit Red Wings‘ blueliners heading into next season.  Fortunately for the Hockeytown faithful, Niklas Kronwall is the answer to many of those questions.  Kronwall is […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Jimmy Howard


There are absolute positives and negatives about being the starting goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings.  Red Wings’ goalies generally are given all the resources in the world to success, but with those resources comes incredibly lofty expectations.  Goaltenders in […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Pavel Datsyuk


There has long been a question in the NHL as to who was the best player in the game.  Was it Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, or Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals?  The correct answer, of course, is […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg


As the crowning of Henrik Zetterberg as Detroit Red Wings‘ captain seems imminent, there is hardly a better time to learn a bit more about the Swede. Zetterberg’s journey to the NHL began on October 9th, 1980 when he was […]

NHL Rumors: Who Will Be The Next Red Wings Captain?


The Detroit Red Wings have been the model of consistency since Mike Ilitch bought the team in 1982; from the top, all the way down to the players.  The Red Wings have amazingly had only two captains since 1986.  Steve […]

Get To Know Your Red Wings: Mike Babcock


It can be nearly impossible to live up to high expectations, especially when following the footsteps of the legendary Scotty Bowman.  Despite the 164 forgettable games that Dave Lewis was at the helm, the Detroit Red Wings‘ coaches over the […]