Modano In For Franzen For Crucial Game 6

The most recent piece of news to come out of the Red Wings camp is a bittersweet revelation.  On the one hand, forward Johan Franzen’s ankle injury has flared up again.  Franzen is the Wings most potent playoff goal scorer, […]

Helm, Wings Stave Off Elimination With Game 4 Win

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And the plot thickens……as the Detroit Red Wings live to fight another day after notching a hard fought 4-3 win at home in game 4 of their second round series against the San Jose Sharks.  Maybe it’s something in the […]

Detroit Red Wings: What they must do to climb out of 0-2 hole

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One year later, but the same results.  Yes for the second year in a row the Detroit Red Wings are playing the San Jose Sharks in the second round of the playoffs, and for the second year in a row […]

Award Season: Red Wings’ Datsyuk and Lidstrom nominated for 3 awards


  Well it’s that time of year again.  As if hockey fans didn’t have enough predictions to make already with the playoffs in full swing, now it’s time to start naming the finalists for all of the annual awards given […]

Red Wings pass first round test with flying colors


Heading into the 2011 playoffs, there was obviously a lot of predictions made about how each team would fare in their first round match-ups.  There were even more predictions made about who the the favorites were to emerge as Stanley […]

Pavel Datsyuk wins Kharlamov Trophy as league’s best Russian player


  It was announced earlier today that Detroit’s star forward Pavel Datsyuk was awarded the Kharlamov trophy, which is given annually to the NHL’s best Russian player, as voted upon by their peers.  Datsyuk’s win means he unseated Alex Ovechkin, […]

NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings take 1-0 series lead


During the build up to the first round rematch between the Red Wings and Coyotes, there was a lot of fanfare from the Phoenix side about how confident and ready they were to beat Detroit.  Coyotes captain Shane Doan was […]

Clinched: Red Wings take Central Division crown for 9th time in 10 years


There was a time when the Central Division was perhaps one of the weakest in the NHL.  Detroit and St Louis were basically the only playoff teams coming out of the division, and it looked more and more like St […]

Red Wings rally against Nashville to clinch 20th straight playoff berth


The Red Wings needed a big win after getting embarrassed by the St. Louis Blues 10-3 in front of the Detroit faithful, and that’s just what they got on Saturday.  The Red Wings rallied from a 3-0 deficit in Nashville […]

Detroit Red Wings: Highly touted prospect, Gustav Nyquist signs entry level deal


Drafted by Detroit 121st overall in 2008, University of Maine product Gustav Nyquist has signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Red Wings.  Currently a junior, Nyquist has been Maine’s leading scorer for all three years he has played there. […]

Game Preview: Canucks @ Red Wings in Western Showdown

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Aside from the last 2 games of the season, both of which are against Chicago, tonight’s game is probably the most important for the Red Wings for the rest of the regular season.  Tonight the top 2 teams in the […]

Pavel Datsyuk: The Russian star has asserted himself as the team MVP


For anyone who follows the Detroit Red Wings (or hockey in general), if you were to ask who was Detroit’s MVP, for a number of years the answer would have been Steve Yzerman.  Since his retirement, that answer has changed […]