2018-19 Player Review: Christoffer Ehn

Next up on our Red Wings player review series is Christoffer Ehn, the fourth line center who broke into the NHL as a rookie for Detroit in 2018-19. Let’s take a look at his season in review:


2019 Red Wings 2nd Round Draft Profiles Part III: The Swedes

We’re back for our third set of draft profiles looking at players that the Red Wings could select with their three second round picks in the 2019 NHL Draft. We’ve previously looked at Russian prospects here, as well as Finnish/other European Prospects here. Today we’re looking at Swedish players, so let’s dive right in:


2018-19 Red Wings Player Review: Jonathan Ericsson

With our next player review on tap, we have a player who is very familiar to most fans, and often not in a good way: Jonathan Ericsson. Ericsson has been a mainstay on the Detroit Red Wings’ roster for almost a decade, but as he hits his late 30s, there have been signs that Ericsson…


2nd Round Draft Profiles Part II: Finns and other Europeans

We’re back for another roundup of NHL Draft profiles on various guys that the Red Wings could take with their 2nd round picks. Our first article looked at the various Russian options and today we’re moving slightly westward into Finland, as well as other European nations that aren’t Sweden (they’ll have their own article next…


Red Wings 2nd Round Draft Profiles – Part 1: The Russians

We are now less than 1 month away from the 2019 NHL Draft, where the Red Wings hold four picks in the top 60 and while most of the attention is being given to the #6 overall selection (and deservedly so), the three second round picks that Detroit holds, #35, #54, and #60, are crucial…


Wings Nation 2018-19 Player Review: Filip Hronek

2018-19 was the season that finally saw the Red Wings bring up a few of their most prized defensive prospects. One of those, and the one who saw the most significant time, was Filip Hronek. One of Detroit’s two second round picks in 2016 had quickly rocketed up through the minor league system and made…


Which NHL playoff team is the best model for the Red Wings rebuild?

The NHL playoffs remain in full swing, with the Detroit Red Wings sitting at home, contemplating the beginning of another offseason, mired in the midst of a rebuild. But even for a largely irrelevant team in the process of rebuilding, the NHL playoffs have some meaning for the Red Wings. Most notably, it provides the…


A Requiem For Ken Holland

Well, let’s face it: yesterday was the day Red Wings fans have waited for for a long, long time. Steve Yzerman, the Captain and the icon of Hockeytown, is coming home as General Manager.


Fixing The Blue Line: how the Red Wings can get better at defense

It’s not a shock to Red Wings fans that Detroit’s defense was quite bad this past season. The team ranked in the bottom five in goals against, allowing over 3 goals per game. For the team to return to the playoffs, fixing the defense must be a top priority, and while no fan is reasonably…