Will the Detroit Red Wings be Able to Re-sign Damien Brunner?

Damien Brunner Detroit Red Wings

When bringing undrafted players to the NHL from Europe, the one-year contract can be a boon or a bust. When the Detroit Red Wings signed Damien Brunner to a single-year deal, it was more or less a tryout. At 16 […]

NHL Made the Right Call on the Mike Giordano Slew Foot Incident

Mark Giordano Calgary Flames

Yesterday Mike Giordano found out that he had been fined $10,000 by the NHL for his slew foot against the Dallas Stars earlier in the week. The amount was the maximum amount that the league could seek against the Calgary […]

Calgary Flames: Are Roman Cervenka, Mikael Backlund the Centers of the Future?

Roman Cervenka Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames have been looking for a rock star center ever since they acquired a rock star wing in Jarome Iginla back in 1995. Since then, every time a decent free agent pivot hits the open market he’s been […]

Jiri Hudler Is Working Out Wonderfully So Far for the Calgary Flames

Jiri Huder Calgary Flames

Jay Feaster may have questionable judgement at times when it comes to running the Calgary Flames, but one of the few bright spots on his recent track record is Jiri Hudler. He’s been among the best players for his new […]

Calgary Flames and the Goalie Carousel: The Battle to Eventually Replace Miikka Kiprusoff

miikka kiprusoff Calgary Flames

The battle to replace Miikka Kiprusoff over the next few weeks—the longtime Calgary Flames netminder is rehabbing an injured medial collateral ligament in his knee—is getting interesting. Leland Irving was able to wrestle away the backup position from incumbent Henrik Karlsson during training camp in January, but […]

Detroit Red Wings End up on the Wrong End of a Rally Again

Detroit Red Wings Kronwall

The Detroit Red Wings are falling into a familiar pattern in 2013, and it doesn’t bode well for the team. They dropped their game on Sunday night to the Minnesota Wild 3-2, and once again blew a two goal lead. […]

Detroit Red Wings Still Searching for First Full 60 Minute Effort

Cory Emmerton Detroit Red Wings

There are various reasons one could find for the see-saw start that the Detroit Red Wings have pieced together so far in 2013. After losing to the Anaheim Ducks last night in a glorious third period burnout, some fans and […]

Jarome Iginla Trade Speculation: What Kind of Return Could the Calgary Flames Expect for Him?

Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames

The trade speculation around the NHL is that the Calgary Flames may eventually have no choice but to trade Jarome Iginla. They are among the worst teams in the league right now despite sitting only five points outside of the […]

Detroit Red Wings Erred In Letting Joey MacDonald Go

Joey Macdonald Detroit Red Wings

Joey MacDonald was claimed off of waivers by the Calgary Flames on Monday, and no one in Detroit Red Wings land seems to care. Which really bugs me since it’s a mildly eyebrow-raising maneuver. Goaltenders that can take spot-starts in the […]

Detroit Red Wings Fans Should Refrain From Using Certain Phrases…for Now

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  Up until a few days ago, doom-and-gloom attitudes were prominent among the Detroit Red Wings faithful. After dropping games to the Calgary Flames and the Columbus Blue Jackets, fans were saying all sorts of crazy things. For fun I […]

Detroit Red Wings Should Focus on Signing Jimmy Howard to a New Contract

Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings

While fans of the Detroit Red Wings are up in arms over the lack of defensive acumen the team has shown to this point, there is a small-teeny-tiny-thimble-sized-detail that they are forgetting. That it could be worse. If not for the […]