Some Red Wings in Waiting Mode

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

It seems that while many players are headed to the European leagues to stay fit and keep up their competitive routines, the Detroit Red Wings players have been more comfortable staying in Michigan and biding their time.  The highest profile […]

Nik Kronwall and Jimmy Howard to Remain in Detroit for Lockout

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

It has been reported that as of now, both Detroit Red Wings starting goalie Jimmy Howard and top defenseman Niklas Kronwall will be staying in Detroit during the lockout.  Well, for now.  Both players are expected to be high impact […]

NHL Rumors: Nick Lidstrom to Become Coach?

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

It has not even been an entire offseason since the Detroit Red Wings captain Nick Lidstrom retired, and there is already speculation on the future of his career in hockey.  Lidstrom was already offered and has accepted an offer by […]

Rant Sports NHL 30 in 30: Red Wings Preview

Val Filppula will look to continue his success from last season.  Photo: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE

2011-2012 Season Recap It is hard to ignore that the Detroit Red Wings endured a disappointing season last year. They finished third in their division for the first time since before Nick Lidstrom was on the team. Additionally, they were […]

Why a Shorter Season Could Help the Red Wings


Eighty-two regular season games.  To be honest, I am terrified at one point that hockey fans will have to sit through over 100 regular season games in the future.  Of those 82 regular season games last year, the Detroit Red […]

Damien Brunner likely to Stay in Switzerland during Lockout

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With the current lockout situation not showing any signs of improvement, the Detroit Red Wings strong offseason acquisition Damien Brunner might just be staying put in Switzerland.  Brunner’s former Swiss club, EV Zug, only agreed to allow him leave in […]

Pavel Datsyuk Headed to CSKA Moskow of KHL

Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE

As the exodus of NHL players to Europe continues, many of the Detroit Red Wings players will be following suit.  This is also true for the man with the magic hands, Pavel Datysuk, who has reportedly signed with CSKA Moskow of the […]

Red Wings Agree to new Deal with Abdelkader

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

  It was never a matter of if, but rather a question of when Justin Abdelkader would sign with the Detroit Red Wings this summer.  Abdelkader signed for 4 years and 7.2 million dollars.  This comes just two days before the NHL owners are […]

ESPNs “Ultimate Standings 2012” List Shows Red Wings High Expectations and Strong Ownership


Looking at the Detroit Red Wings recent overall ESPN ranking among all major sports teams in North America, Hockeytown fans are likely to be at least a little disappointed.  Ranking 30th among all teams might be OK for some franchises, […]

European Flavor is what brought Damien Brunner to Red Wings


The new arrival and “x-factor” on the Detroit Red Wings lineup is Swiss-star Damien Brunner.  There is not too much known about the right-handed winger, outside of the fact that teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, and a handful […]

Detroit Red Wings need a New Way to Fly

DET Bench

The upcoming 2012-2013 season, whenever it begins, is going to be a true test of the Detroit Red Wings ability to adapt to a new era.  There will be no “Perfect Human” logging a solid 25 minutes a night on […]

Henrik Zetterberg is the Right Choice for Next Red Wings Captain


With NHL and Detroit Red Wings legend Nick Lidstrom retiring this offseason, he did more than just leave a big defensive gap; he also left the “C” that was on his sweater behind.  The next in line for the coveted […]