Should the Red Wings Consider A Trade For Tyson Barrie?

Nick Seguin
February 25 2017 01:01PM

The first domino has fallen in the Red Wings trade deadline season. It’s clear the team is hungry for action on the trade market and one of their biggest needs is a top-2 defenseman. Kevin Shattenkirk may be the most desired asset on the market this year, but a trade for him would likely require giving up a first round pick, a prospect, and a low tier roster player. These are not assets the Red Wings are in a position to give up.

But there are other top-2 defensemen on the market. In Colorado, there is a fire sale happening. Joe Sakic is apparently willing to part with any of his players except for Nathan MacKinnon. Most of the rumours and analyses have been around forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene, but the Avalanche have some solid young defensemen on their roster too. Tyson Barrie is one of them.

Should the Red Wings consider a trade with their former rival?

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What's Ken Holland's Legacy?

Nick Seguin
February 24 2017 08:21AM

As the NHL Trade Deadline approaches, the question looms about what kind of moves Ken Holland and the Detroit Red Wings will make. Currently sitting in last place of the Eastern Conference, the team should definitely be sellers, offloading every pending UFA in return for assets for the future.

There’s just one teensy little problem with this, though. Being sellers at the deadline means admitting the team’s playoff chances are dead, which in turn means their prestigious twenty-five year playoff streak comes to an end.

For Ken Holland, keeping this playoff streak alive is everything. It’s part his legacy as general manager of the Detroit Red Wings.

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Red Wings Post-Game: Singin' the Blues

Nick Seguin
February 15 2017 08:38PM

After a beautiful tribute to their late owner, the Red Wings looked to end their three game losing streak against the visiting St. Louis Blues. Every game is important to the Wings right now as they try to claw their way out of the basement of the Eastern Conference. Tonight, they crumbled under the pressure and gave up another two points. Let’s see how it all went down.

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Gustav Nyquist To Receive Hearing For Slash On Jared Spurgeon

Nick Seguin
February 12 2017 06:30PM

Gustav Nyquist will receive an in-person hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his high stick to the face of Jared Spurgeon. This allows for a suspension of six games or more.

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Mike Illitch Has Passed Away

Nick Seguin
February 10 2017 05:03PM

Mike Illitch, the owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers organizations, has passed away. He was 87 years old.

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