Valtteri Filppula to Continue Success this Season

Although seen throughout the summer as trade-bait, Valtteri Filppula is likely to stay on with the Detroit Red Wings this season. It is a good thing, too, as Filppula had an excellent 2011-2012 season playing on the wing with Henrik […]

Trading Johan Franzen May Not Be Popular, But Wise for Detroit Red Wings

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There is no doubt that Johan Franzen can put up an offensive show for the Detroit Red Wings when he is hot. The man called “The Mule” in Hockeytown has benefited greatly from being on Pavel Datysuk’s wing, scoring around […]

NHL Rumors: Red Wings offer Carlo Colaiacovo long-term Deal

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It appears the Detroit Red Wings have decided on their next target to strengthen their blue line.  Help could possibly come in the form of the St. Louis Blues Carlo Colaiacovo.  Sources around the internet are buzzing that the Wings […]

Niklas Kronwall Must Become more than a Big Hitter

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This season the Detroit Red Wings, as they have done for two decades, are going to depend on a “Nick” to eat up solid defensive minutes, contribute offensively, and provide a calming leadership effect on his teammates.  The big difference […]

Detroit Red Wings Fans just Want to Watch Hockey

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The rumors are getting louder.  Time is getting shorter.  The men in suits keep talking.  Yet all the Detroit Red Wings fans seem to want is one thing: to watch hockey this fall. There is still no new collective bargaining […]

NHL Rumors: Red Wings Canceled Tournament a Sign of Things to Come?

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After the Detroit Red Wings canceled their annual prospect tournament, it has produced many more questions about the future of the 2012-2013 NHL season.  The prospect tournament, which has been held since 1998, has done a great job in the […]

NHL Rumors: Is Darren Helm on the Detroit Red Wings Power Play?

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There is little denying the important role that Darren Helm plays on the Detroit Red Wings penalty killing unit.  He wins face-offs, he puts constant high pressure on the point men, and with his speed he is always a risk […]

Ian White Looks to Continue Success as a Red Wing

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When the Detroit Red Wings signed then-free agent Ian White to a two-year, $5.75 million contract last year, there were certainly some high expectations. Red Wings’ fans had seen White play as a member of the San Jose Sharks the […]

Why Gustav Nyquist will be Great

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It is no secret that Gustav Nyquist has start potential.  He was seen both in the regular season and playoffs during the Detroit Red Wings 2011-12 campaign.  He was not only someone who came up just to eat up some […]

NHL Rumors: Damien Brunner on Zetterberg’s Wing?

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European standout Damien Brunner could be finding himself on the wing of Henrik Zetterberg at the beginning of this season.  Considered by some the best free agent signing of the Detroit Red Wings this off-season, he was an offensive force […]

The Curse of The Bouwmeester?

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There has been much speculation about the Detroit Red Wings landing a new defenseman this offseason to help offset the loss of both top-4 blueliner Brad Stuart as well as all-century defenseman Nick Lidstrom.  The biggest free agents have come […]

Samuelsson Could Boost Wings

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Mikael Samuelsson might not be seen as a big acquisition for the Detroit Red Wings this offseason, but he brings two things to Detroit that were badly needed:  both a right-handed shot and the shoot-first mentality to use it. Those […]