RED WINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask nearly drilled by octopus prior to Red Wings game (GIF)

As Boston Bruins goaltender Tuuka Rask stood on the ice while the national anthem was being played before he and his teammates squared off against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 of the teams’ NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series, a Red Wings fan nearly drilled him with an octopus. The chucking of an octopus […] The post Bruins goalie Tuuka Rask nearly drilled by octopus...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Red Wings Fan Nearly Hits Tuukka Rask With Octopus Prior To Game 3 In Detroit

As is tradition in Hockeytown, Tuesday’s Game 3 of the Bruins-Red Wings series in Detroit featured several octopi being thrown on the ice during the National Anthem. The target of the octopus throwers seemed to be Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, and they nearly had a direct hit. Tuukka, clearly in the zone, didn’t seem to be fazed. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

A superb profile of Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen had a very, very solid North American pro debut, and today, Griffinshockey.com's Alan Cross profiles one of the Wings' brightest prospects (via RedWingsFeed). Pulkkinen hopes to help the Grand Rapids Griffins defend their Calder Cup championship: Teemu Pulkkinen has enjoyed a landmark rookie season in North America, to say the least...
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Chara-Smith Encounter One Of Many NHL Fight Mismatches (Videos)

Zdeno Chara rarely looks up at a player in the NHL, so it was understandably amusing when Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith attempted to challenge the much larger Chara. Chara seemed to realize Smith’s mistake even before Smith did, and it prompted a look back at some of the most mismatched fights from the NHL. From heavyweights beating down on an unfortunate victim, to...
Via NESN.com
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Red Wings are upbeat, confident despite loss to Bruins

DETROIT -- If you expected the Red Wings to search for answers after their 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Sunday, you were wrong. Despite being manhandled by the Bruins, the Wings were upbeat and confident after Monday's practice at Joe Louis Arena. "I've been here nine years and we've done this nine times, and you go through it each and every year," said...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesus shows up at TD Garden for Bruins-Red Wings game, is booed (photos/video)

He has risen. To attend a Stanley Cup Playoffs game. On the perfect day to pull such a costumed cameo, a man dressed up as Jesus Christ made an appearance on Eastern Sunday at TD Garden to taken in Game 2 of the teams’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. I’m familiar with the story of Jesus […] The post Jesus shows up at TD Garden for Bruins-Red Wings game, is booed (photos...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Red Wings Need More Offense From Daniel Alfredsson, Johan Franzen In Game 3

The Detroit Red Wings need veteran forwards Daniel Alfredsson and Johan Franzen to score goals and create scoring chances in their first-round playoff series against an elite defensive team in the Boston Bruins. The series is tied 1-1 after the Bruins earned an impressive 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon in Boston, and for Detroit to take control of the series on home ice at Joe Louis...
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Detroit Red Wings weekly: All even going back to Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings went into Boston on Friday and came away with a 1-0 victory, but followed that up on Easter Sunday by getting thrashed 4-1 in a game 2 defeat. Meaning the best of 7 series will be heading back west into Hockeytown all tied up at a game apiece. Here are my thoughts and reaction following the opening week of 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs for the Detroit Red Wings...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nose-picker perfectly executes photobomb of Red Wings coach

I am going to assume that this Bruins fan knew exactly what he was doing during the Bruins and Red Wings game 2 in Boston on Sunday. The gentleman was able to successfully pull off a very deep nose-pick while Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock was being interviewed. Well done, sir. [TBL] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niklas Kronwall lays out Boston's Reilly Smith

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is known for his crushing hits, even having his hits being given the moniker “kronwalled.” On Sunday, Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith came up the ice with his head down and well, he got absolutely kronwalled. The Bruins have been controlling the play for most of the game and still hold a 2-0 lead. [@MyRegularFace] The post Red Wings’...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard is Detroit Red Wings’ X factor

Jimmy Howard was spectacular in the Red Wings’ 1-0 victory over the Bruins Thanks in part to a magnificent third-period goal by Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings were able to claim a 1-0 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With all the talk surrounding Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask heading into the series, Jimmy Howard’s game...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal gives Red Wings a one-game lead over Bruins

Pavel Datsyuk, who missed 16 games with a knee injury before returning April 4, scored with 3:01 remaining to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win over the top-seeded Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The Red Wings enter Game 2, which is Sunday, with a 1-0 series lead over the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Jimmy Howard made 25 saves...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Against all odds, round 1 preview

The road to the Stanley Cup starts Friday for the Detroit Red Wings against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Boston Bruins. It’s the first playoff meeting between the two Original Six rivals in 57 years. Game 1 of the Atlantic division quarterfinal will be shown on NBC Sports at 7:30PM. Games will be played every other day after that until a winner is crowned in this best of 7...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg after skating with Wings: 'It was fun'

DETROIT -- Henrik Zetterberg made his much-anticipated return to Red Wings practice Thursday and the result was encouraging. "It was fun, it was fun to be out with the guys," said Zetterberg, who skated for about a 30 minutes and participated in some drills. "Hopefully, I'll be able to do more stuff tomorrow. "You just got to take it day by day and increase...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Detroit girls Angela and Stephanie (PHOTOS)

With the Red Wings barely squeaking into the playoffs, the Tigers off to a so-so start and the Pistons’ circus soon to leave town, the hottest thing going on Fox Sports Detroit are commercials featuring the Fox Sports Detroit girls. They’re Stephanie and Angela.  Model and accountant (respectively) by day and Fox Sports Detroit chick at night.  Both are Michigan State grads...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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