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Red Wings expected to sign free-agent defensemen Oliwer Kaski

Phase one of the “Yzerplan” is underway. Per a report from a Finnish news outlet, The Red Wings are expected to sign free-agent defensemen Oliwer Kaski. The signing most likely won’t be made official until after the upcoming 2019 IIHF world championships in Slovakia, where Kaski will be representing team Finland. The contract is reportedly…

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Ken Holland top target in Oilers GM search

The Red Wings front office is starting to see dramatic changes. Steve Yzerman was introduced as the new general manager two weeks ago, and it appears Pat Verbeek will be joining the organization as Yzerman’s “right-hand man.” Coinciding with these additions was moving former GM Ken Holland to an advisory role, in which it was…

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Three more Red Wings named to play at IIHF World Championships

Three more Red Wings will be getting a late start to the Summer, with the announcement of Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi committing to Team Canada, as well as Filip Hronek for the Czech national team to play at the 2019 IIHF world championships coming Monday morning. They join Dylan Larkin and Luke Glendening, who…

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A Deep Dive Into Steve Yzerman’s Nine Year Tenure In Tampa Bay

The exact scenario that Red Wings fans have been dreaming of for years actually came true. Steve Yzerman came home. The homecoming of the Red Wings icon seemed like destiny once he stepped down in Tampa Bay back in September. Now the 12th general manager in team history, Yzerman has plenty of work to do…

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The implications of each draft lottery outcome on the Red Wings future

Tuesday night, the fortunes of three NHL franchises will change for the better when the results of the draft lottery unfold. Fifteen teams who failed to reach the postseason will anxiously await their fate as deputy commissioner Bill Daly goes one-by-one, inversely revealing the order of claim for the 2019 NHL draft. The Red Wings…

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Red Wings extend Jeff Blashill for two years

It was only a matter of time. Tuesday afternoon the Detroit Red Wings announce that they have extended head coach Jeff Blashill for two more years. Blashill took over as coach for the 2015-16 season after several years within the organization. He is about to wrap up his fourth campaign behind the bench.

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Updates: Howard Extended, Injury Report

The regular season is closed to wrapping up. The Red Wings will be missing the playoffs once again, so injuries and such won’t be kept away from the public. There is also some housekeeping to take care of. The off-season essentially has started for Ken Holland & co. Here is all the latest news and…

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WGD: Game 73: Red Wings vs. Rangers

The Red Wings are in the Big Apple tonight! This original six match-up comes at the tail end of the season, with the draft lottery being the primary focus of both the Red Wings and Rangers fan bases. But there is still hockey to be played and much to prove in the final ten games…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Athanasiou, Bernier lead Detroit to first win in five

Looking for their first win in over a week, the Red Wings met the New York Islanders for a Saturday matinée. The Wings got a huge boost to their lineup with Dylan Larkin returning from injury after a five game absence. Also of note, recently signed undrafted free-agent Ryan Kuffner from Princeton made his NHL…