RED WINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

90 in 90: Top 90 Red Wings of All-Time (#61-70)

Entering their 90th season in the NHL, the Detroit Red Wings have had hundreds of premier hockey players don the winged wheel. In this nine-week series, we’re counting down the best 90 players of the Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings franchise. In this countdown of Hockeytown greats, rankings are based on contributions to the organization, rather than overall player talent. For...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 hour ago

Going Camping

DETROIT – Anyone who’s ever laced up a pair of hockey skates in Metro Detroit has fantasized about donning a Winged Wheel sweater and playing at Joe Louis Arena as a member of the Red Wings. Over the weekend, 34 people from all over the country g...
Via NHL.com
3 hours ago

Petr Mrazek Reveals ‘Family Guy’ Themed Mask for World Cup

Petr Mrazek has revealed the mask he will wear at next month’s World Cup and is making a strong case for the tournament’s best mask. Quality work done by @artofdave on @pmrazek34‘s #WCH2016 mask! #TeamCZE pic.twitter.com/ehx26gnyPX — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 26, 2016 Mrazek will be a member of Team Czech Republic and will be wearing a mask that depicts...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Jeff Blashill soaks in NASCAR experience

Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill is used to fast-paced action on the ice but spent Sunday watching cars travel more than 200 mph on the race track while serving as grand marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400. Blashill,...
Via NHL.com
6 hours ago

The Grind Line: Discussing the Red Wings Defensive Pairings

With the World Cup on the heels of the hockey community and training camps right behind it, Ken Holland is running out of time to address the Red Wings blue line. Through the offseason, Holland has stated multiple times that he wants to add a top-pair defenseman. Until then, we can only speculate who plays where on a team that asks each defenseman to play above his spot on the depth...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 hours ago

Detroit Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Tomas Nosek

Once an undrafted free agent, Czech forward Tomas Nosek has earned a spot in the Red Wings’ top 25 under 25. Tomas Nosek at a Glance Born: September 1, 1992 (soon-to-be 24 years ago) Height/Weight: 6’2”/210 pounds Position: Center Shoots: Left Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent, 2014 Currently plays for: Grand Rapids Griffins Here’s Tomas...
Via Winging It In Motown
13 hours ago

By The Numbers: Petr Mrazek

By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on goali...
Via NHL.com
21 hours ago

Watch incredible pass lead to Datsyuk-stlye goal in KHL action

SKA St. Petersburg has assembled quite the list of talented scorers, and it’s showing early in the KHL campaign. The off-season acquisitions of players such as Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Plotnikov and Viktor Tikhonov made SKA an even stronger early favorite to take home the Gagarin Cup, and that’s truer yet when paired with an already talented roster that included snipers and playmakers...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Dylan Sadowy

As we near the conclusion of WIIM’s “Top 25 Under 25” series profiles, we look at winger Dylan Sadowy, who was brought into the organization via an offseason trade with San Jose that sent a third round pick out west. Where does he stack up in an organization already stacked with talented wingers? Let’s try to figure it out. Vitals Position: LW Shoots: Left Born: April...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Dylan Larkin’s Reputation-Setting Sophomore Season

Larkin passed the first test with flying colors. It only gets harder from here. Something kind of lost and/or glossed over in the summer discussion about the Red Wings and their mishandling of youth is the exception already on the roster. While Kyle is rightfully worried about what’s going to happen with waiver eligible players, we have a waiver-exempt 20 year old who absolutely...
Via Winging It In Motown
3 days ago

Mrazek’s amazing World Cup mask crosses King Kong with Family Guy

Petr Mrazek may not start every game for the Czech Republic and he may not post the best record or find himself among the leaders for save percentage at the tournament, but there’s little doubt he’ll lay claim to having one of the best masks of all the netminders taking part in the World Cup. Mrazek has had a long-standing tradition of incorporating Peter Griffin into his masks...
Via The Hockey News
3 days ago

Watch Datsyuk fire awesome backhander to score first goal with SKA

SKA St. Petersburg has made no small deal of landing Pavel Datsyuk this off-season, immediately vaulting the 38-year-old from free-agent signee to the team’s captain before he had even played a game. And in his second game with the club, he gave home fans a reason to cheer just 33 seconds into the game. In SKA’s home-opener against Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Datsyuk broke away out of...
Via The Hockey News
3 days ago

Tomas Jurco has back surgery after injuring himself while working out

Tomas Jurco is one of the most intriguing players on the roster for the Detroit Red Wings, but the 23-year-old will get off to a slow start in 2016-17. Jurco recently had back surgery for ab injury he suffered while working out in Slovakia. The Red Wings brought Jurco back to the United States for the operation, and he is expected to need approximately two months to recover. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings Take Flight

Justin Abdelkader and Dylan Larkin ride with the Breitling Jet Team on 8/18/16.
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 Red Wings Street Hockey Tour Presented by Meijer

The ‪Red Wings‬ Street Hockey Tour took over Meijer parking lots throughout the state of Michigan all summer long!
Via YouTube
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Wings STH Family Night at the Detroit Zoo

Red Wings Season Ticket Holders got a dose of Vitamin Z at the Detroit Zoo on August 2nd, 2016.
Via YouTube
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

1989-90. That's the last time the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs. The streak was in serious jeopardy last season as Detroit didn't have a point to spare finishing in a tie for 3rd in the Atlantic but getting in on a tiebreaker; no team in the Eastern Conference made the playoffs with less points. Following the departure of Pavel Datsyuk, the Red Wings are faced with their...
Via Razzball Hockey
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Red Wings should trade Henrik Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg has been with the Detroit Red Wings for 13 years and has held the position of team captain for the past three seasons.  Zetterberg regularly ranks among the team leaders in goals and points while defending the opposing team’s top players.  During the Red Wings memorable 2008 Stanley Cup Championship run, Zetterberg went head to head with Sidney Crosby.  His...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Danny DeKeyser earned his six-year deal

Earlier this week, the Detroit Red Wings signed one of their top defensemen, Danny DeKeyser, to a six-year contract worth $30 million. With his contract averaging out to about $5 million a year, some people are wondering if he is worth the cap hit. No one should wonder: he is. Let’s begin with the fact that the Red Wings are not deep in terms of defense. This past year, and maybe...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings re-sign players of the future

The Detroit Red Wings elected to sign their young restricted free-agents this week as they reached deals with defenseman Danny DeKeyser, and goaltender Petr Mrazek. Danny DeKeyser, was signed to a six year deal reportedly worth $30 million, with an average cap hit of $5 million. DeKeyser, 26, had eight goals and 12 assists in 78 games last season and was second to only Niklas Kronwall...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek gets two-year, $8 million deal with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with goaltender Petr Mrazek. The Red Wings announced the deal Wednesday. Mrazek has emerged as Detroit's top goalie, beating out Jimmy Howard. The 24-year-old Mrazek was 27-16-3 last season with a 2.33 goals-against average in a career-high 54 games. The Czech is 46-30-8 over two NHL regular seasons...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign DeKeyser to $30M, 6-year deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have avoided arbitration and signed defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a $30 million, six-year contract. DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the contract Tuesday, including modified no-trade protection beginning in the 2017-18 season. The restricted free agent...
Via Associated Press
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings announce they’ve re-signed ‘Teemu Pokemon’

The Detroit Red Wings social media team must be getting swept up in the Pokemon Go craze. The Red Wings announced on Wednesday, they’ve re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. When they reported the news on Twitter, they accidentally posted they had re-signed “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk signs two-year deal with Russian club SKA

MOSCOW -- Former Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk has signed a two-year contract with Russian club SKA St. Petersburg after leaving the NHL.Datsyuk left the Red Wings last month with a year left on his contract, saying it was time to return home to his native Russia.He moves to one of Russia's richest clubs, which already has former NHL stars Slava Voynov and Ilya Kovalchuk on...
Via Associated Press
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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