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Should the Red Wings Re-Sign Martin Frk?

With management re-evaluation and coaching staff changes upon us, the Red Wings are preparing to embark on a long off-season. Detroit hopefully now realizes that cap space is an asset – which a lack of forced the club to move young forward Riley Sheahan. The Tomas Tatar trade opened up room to hand out extensions to…

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Locker Clean-Out Recap: “The theme going forward is the future”

No playoffs this season for the Red Wings means locker clean-outs are upon us. Normally, we receive some information  on the upcoming off-season, long-term plans, and some quotes to over-analyze. Some updates we got from the interviews that don’t impact the integrity of the team, but still interesting to know include:

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Conditions for 3rd Round Pick Met in the Mrazek Trade

Draft day can’t come soon enough, as the Red Wings now own seven picks in the first three rounds, thanks to the first set of conditions being met in the Petr Mrazek trade.The Red Wings originally received a 2018 4th round pick, but will now upgrade that pick to a 2018 3rd round pick, with…

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March Prospects Update – Rasmussen Dominating, Larsson Out

Ah yes, good old March. Maybe the best month of the year for sports. The Stanley Cup Playoffs are just around the corner, opening day in baseball, and the craziness that is NCAA Basketball’s March Madness. Now I’m sure all you hockey nerds out there could care less, so I’ll get on with the prospect…

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Which Red Wings Are Most Likely to Play in the World Championships

With the Red Wings season set to end soon, there is still plenty to look forward to this off-season. One being the 2018 IIHF world championships, which will take place from May 4th to May 20th. Usually this tournament starts near the end of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, so teams already…

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WINGS POST-GAME: The Kids Aren’t Very Good Tank Commanders

The year is 1993. The Buffalo Sabres have just upset the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs, famously remembered for Rick Jeanneret’s “May-Day”. Meanwhile, Steve Yzerman potted fifty-eight goals that year. The good ol’ days. Now both these teams are in a burning building saying “This is fine.” Thanks to late season…

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Mike Green Out For the Season With Spinal Surgery

Mike Green’s season is over, with news coming out that he will undergo cervical spine surgery. I would first like to wish Green a quick and easy recovery, as spinal surgery is no joke. His procedure is scheduled on April 5th, and the recovery time is expected to be two months. Green had missed seven games…

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Evgeny Svechnikov Needs More Ice-Time

Hello Friends, As you know, Evgeny Svechnikov has been up and playing with the big club, after being called-up last week. Well, if you want to call it “playing”. In the seven games that he’s skated, he ranks second to last in TOI/G among all Red Wings, as he has failed to crack ten minutes…

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Red Wings Lack Of Late-Game Pressure Costing Them Points

In the midst of a nine game losing skid — the longest in franchise history since the 1985-86 season — the Red Wings have hit a wall. They are truly fallin’ for Dahlin, currently having the fourth best odds at winning the draft lottery. However, they’ve been in close games, with five contests in the current…

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Why Re-Signing Mike Green Makes Sense

Congratulations Wings fans, we made it through the trade deadline! Surprising, Ken Holland opted not to trade pending free-agent Mike Green, which left many scratching their heads, and calling for his head. Now while I would have moved Green — even for the expected price of a 2nd round pick — it’s not entirely fair…

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How To Handle The Future Of Red Wings Goaltending

On Monday night, the Red Wings shipped out twenty-six year-old goaltender Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers to help lead them to the playoffs, as they look to take on the underdog story that Philly is known for. If Nick Foles can score a touchdown in the Super Bowl, then Petr Mrazek can score a goal…

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Where Does Henrik Zetterberg Rank Among All-time Red Wings

“When I was first drafted, I was just happy that any team wanted to take me, but it was the Red Wings, and that made it better.” This quote from Henrik Zetterberg truly exemplifies the legacy he has left on the franchise. His path to greatness started all the way at the bottom. He walked…