Red Wings Roster Preview: Dylan Larkin

Adam Laskaris
September 12 2016 06:33PM

For many Wings fans, Dylan Larkin is not only the future, but the present of the franchise. 

With few other young offensive talents projected to perform exceptionally in the future, Larkin's been given some very large expectations very early in his career. As Henrik Zetterberg pushes into the stretch drive of his career and the team moves forward into a new era, Larkin's 2016-17 season should be a very, very interesting one to keep an eye on. 

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WN Roundtable: Who's primed for a breakout year?

Adam Laskaris
September 03 2016 08:25AM

On today's Roundtable, we discuss which Wings we see primed for a breakout season in 2016-17.

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Red Wings announce jersey number changes for upcoming season

Adam Laskaris
August 31 2016 11:28AM

Today, the Red Wings announced a plethora of jersey numbers for the upcoming season: five, in fact.

After an eventful offseason, the Wings announced on their Twitter account the digits for their three UFA signings, plus two numbers re-assigned of existing roster players.

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Roundtable: What's the one question you'd ask Wings management?

Adam Laskaris
August 26 2016 01:51PM

Of all the components of the franchise right now to question... the Wings front office is arguably amongst the least favourable. 

In a twitter poll we conducted recently, the front office got 82% negative reviews which is... far from ideal.

So we posed the question to our writers (and friend of the blog, Shawn Reis)... What's the one question you'd ask Wings management?

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The 1983-84 Red Wings were really weird

Adam Laskaris
August 26 2016 12:29AM

1983-84 was a special time in Hockeytown, USA.

Sure, in the 21-team NHL, making the playoffs as one of 16 teams to do so really wasn't the same deal that it was today. And sure, a first-round exit against the St. Louis Blues wasn't exactly a spectacular way to go out... but it wasn't the results of the year that was the memorable part.

No, it's just that this was one of the oddest roster makeups in the history of the league.

For starters, October 1983 was the month Steve Yzerman, picked 4th overall in the NHL draft on June 8th in Montreal, began his first of many seasons in the Wings uniform... but it's quite more than just that.

Let's take a look at just a few of the characters on the roster that was, and where they ended up after that eventful season:

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