4 Players Who Need to Step Up in the 2017/18 Season

The 25 year playoff streak for the Detroit Red Wings finally came to an end last season and there is plenty of blame to go around many different levels of the organization. There has already been a lot of discussion on the mistakes of management with a poor cap situation and too many long term…


What Is the Red Wings Greatest Need?

You can ask people what the biggest need for improvement on the Red Wings is and you will get different answers from every source. If you asked Ken Holland and the management group they will likely tell you that the thing the Wings are lacking most is size and toughness (as evidenced by the towering…


Who Should the Red Wings Protect At The Expansion Draft?

As the Stanley Cup playoffs wind down and a champion is almost decided, the excitement for fans outside of Playoff teams is beginning to grow while we all impatiently await the Las Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft upcoming on June 21st. It has been a topic under debate all season with projected protection lists and…


Wings Nation First Round Targets: Nolan Patrick

If only there was a reasonable chance that the Red Wings could luck out and get a player of Nolan Patrick’s caliber in the draft it would certainly help to speed up the rebuild. The consensus number 1 pick for this year’s draft has been sitting at the top of most draft boards for over…


Wings Nation 2016-17 Player Review: Danny Dekeyser

Red Wings fans had high hopes for Danny Dekeyser coming into this season as someone who could play on Detroit’s 1st pair unit and shut-down the other teams top forward lines. It has seemed for years now that Dekeyser was on the verge of stepping up to be a borderline 1/2 ranked defensemen but unfortunately…


Wings Nation 2016-17 Player Review: Niklas Kronwall

The 2016/17 season for Niklas Kronwall began with low expectations as he was banged up early and missed most of training camp as well as the first several games of the season. This was only a shell of the complete player who was once one of the most feared hitters in the NHL and was…


Red Wings Year in Review: Part 4

The final quarter of the 2017 season for the Detroit Red Wings was easily the most enjoyable portion of the season for Red Wings fans as it became less about dealing with an inconsistent team and turned it into a joyful celebration as the Red Wings said goodbye to Joe Louis Arena.


WGD #81: Final Original 6 Match at the Joe

Tonight will be the last ever Original 6 match up at Joe Louis Arena as the Montreal Canadians come to town in a game that really doesn’t mean much to either side. The Habs will visit on the second half of a back-to-back after last night’s loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who had a…


Top 5 moments at the Joe #2: Yzerman Lifts Hockeytown in Double OT

There no words to describe the feeling of winning a game in overtime for your team regardless of what sport you are playing. On May 16 1996, Steve Yzerman gave an entire city an opportunity to experience those feelings with a goal that has now become one of the most famous goal and celebration combinations…


Post-game: AA Automatic in OT

The Red Wings headed into Carolina tonight to take on a desperate Hurricanes team battling for their playoff lives. Carolina has been on fire recently posting a record of 7-0-3 in their last 10 games and look to continue winning against the visiting Red Wings.