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Red Wings Announce Hiring of Alex Tanguay as New Assistant Coach

After parting ways with former assistant coach Dan Bylsma at the end of this past season, the Detroit Red Wings have been searching for a new assistant coach ever since this off-season began and the front office has finally located the right person for the job. Making an announcement Wednesday afternoon, general manager Steve Yzerman…

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Draft Countdown – #4 – William Eklund

We are in the middle of the Stanley Cup Finals, and the fact that Wings fans are more concerned with July 23rd is far from ideal. Critiquing, analyzing, and hypothesizing about potential prospects can be fun, but it ain’t the playoffs. It’s been 5 years since Detroit was in the playoffs, and 13 years since…

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Draft Countdown – #5 – Simon Edvinsson

As July 23rd approaches, we continue our breakdown of some potential Wings picks. While COVID-19 has been tough for everyone, it’s been especially tough for scouting staff members. Shortened seasons have meant less exposure to potential prospects, and combined with the lack of travel, this year’s draft order is wide open. As mentioned before, only…

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Red Wings Off-Season Player Profile: Filip Hronek

Entering his third season in the NHL, the Detroit Red Wings were hoping for another productive performance from defenseman Filip Hronek, although his 2020-21 season was far from ordinary as he spent last fall with Mountfield HK of the Czech Extraliga. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hronek was provided an opportunity to play in his…

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Draft Countdown – #6 – Matthew Beniers

The Wings are going to have their pick of the litter if they intend to select a University of Michigan alumnus. Three of the top-10 picks were Wolverines and if any of them land in Hockeytown, their impact will be instantaneous. Today, we do a deep dive into Matthew Beniers. The 18-year-old averaged a point…

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Red Wings Off-Season Player Profile: Dylan Larkin

Entering his sixth season in the league, forward Dylan Larkin was aiming to help lead the Detroit Red Wings in a positive direction this past season, and while the organization finished near the bottom of the standings once again, he tried his hardest to make this team as competitive as possible. Starting 2021 off on…

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Draft Countdown – #7 – Brandt Clarke

The search for a top-pairing right-shot defenseman has taken on a mythical status in the modern-day NHL. It’s a void that teams are constantly looking to fill, and the likes of Erik Karlsson, Drew Doughty, Dougie Hamilton, and Shea Weber have proven that once you fill it, good things are bound to ensue. And while…

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Draft Countdown – #8 – Chaz Lucius

You have to be good to pull off the name Chaz, and this man definitely is. Lucius honed his skills at Gentry Academy, a school that was founded by his parents to help Chaz’s as well as his brother Cruz’s development. Hockey is clearly in this family’s blood, and come draft day, a lifelong dream…

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Draft Countdown – #9 – Jesper Wallstedt

Carey Price, Marc-Andre Fleury, Andrei Vasilevsky, and Semyon Varlamov are all familiar names for hockey fans because they know you need a good goalie if you ever want to go deep. This is exactly why today’s prospect should be intriguing for Wings’ fans. The Swedish youngster is a talent with a tremendous upside, and let’s…

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Red Wings Loan Prospect Albert Johansson to Farjestad of SHL

With hockey in North America delayed until the calendar turned to 2021, the majority of prospects within the Detroit Red Wings organization were forced to travel overseas to continue their development, and for one skater in particular, defenseman Albert Johansson is slated to continue playing in Europe through next season. After being loaned to Farjestad…

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Draft Countdown – #10 – Xavier Bourgault

We are a little over a month away from the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, and Wings fans need to have their finger on the pulse. Why? Well, one of these studs could be the next Hall of Famer for the Red & White. Detroit will be picking sixth overall in the first round, and as…

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Re-Signing F Bobby Ryan Makes Plenty of Sense For Red Wings

After experiencing another disappointing performance this past season, the Detroit Red Wings will be looking to make several moves this off-season to help this club take a positive step forward in its rebuilding process next season, and one of those transactions should include bringing forward Bobby Ryan back for at least one more year. Searching…