WN Roundtable: Team, Assemble!

With the topics of this week being so similar to last weeks, we’ve decided to change things up a bit today. Instead of blabbing about a Wings talking point that you’re probably already exhausted of, we thought it would be nice to introduce some of the staff! Here are a few people who would like to…


Why Anthony Mantha is his own prospect, and deserves a fresh perspective

Photo Credit: Rick Ostenoski/USA TODAY SPORTS I’ve thought all season that the breakout rookie year for 19-year old Dylan Larkin may be unfairly coloring our judgment of who and what Anthony Mantha is, and, if anything, making his lack of progress and strides in getting to the NHL level.  So has it done that for…


The Roundup

Video behind the scenes of the Phaneuf trade, Dylan Larkin for the Calder, Flames do virtual reality practice, Oilers and the salary cap going forward, players that teams could lose to expansion draft, Calder and Vezina trophy races, the Canadian tank battle and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.



Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski (USA Today Sports) Breathe. Breathe. Wow, they sure made that terrifying didn’t they. Every game has become a must-win for the Red Wings at this point of the season, but when you’re playing teams that you should beat it is even more important. The Red Wings have had a tough time…

Anthony Mantha nets first NHL career goal

Embed from Getty Images The Anthony Mantha cheering section at Joe Louis Arena went home a little happier on Thursday night. Not only did the Red Wings barely hang on to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 to remain in the playoff hunt, but 15 family members had the chance to watch Mantha net his first NHL goal…


Dirty or clean? Brendan Smith lays huge hit on Stefan Matteau

The NHL and the powers that be are trying to clean up the game of hockey, this isn’t without reason as more evidence comes out about CTE research. So anytime you see a big hit in the game anymore, it can almost be cringeworthy. When you see a headshot you realize how unnecessary a lot of…