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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…

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WGD: Game 68: Red Wings vs. Lightning

The Red Wings finally snapped their last eight game losing streak Thursday night against the New York Rangers. It was a thrilling win with lots of emotions, being the first home game since the passing of hockey icon Ted Lindsay. The Wings will need to carry over that momentum if they want to defeat the…

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WINGS POSTGAME: No Larkin, no problem

The Red Wings and Rangers always have entertaining match-ups. Tonight was no different, as both teams put up strong performances and ultimately, the game was decided by goaltending — it always seems to be that way with these two original six franchises. Despite Dylan Larkin and Mike Green being out with injury, Detroit managed to…

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Mike Green out with a virus for 7-10 days

This is the last thing the Red Wings wanted to hear. Mike Green will be out of the lineup for 7-10 days due to a reactivation of a virus he had at the start of the season, per head coach Jeff Blashill.

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Axel Holmstrom considering to return to Sweden next season

Red Wings prospect Axel Holmstrom is in the midst of his second professional season in North America with the Grand Rapids Griffins. He has had all the ups and downs you expect from a player adjusting to the smaller ice surfaces, thus, creating a difficult path of development. His once hopeful NHL career may be…

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Early preview of the 2020 NHL Draft

In terms of scouting for the NHL entry draft, the book opens on a player two — in some cases three — years out. That is especially true for the elite of the elite of a given draft class. My early impressions of the 2020 draft is very strong. The top of list is littered…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Red hot Coyotes hand Detroit 7th straight loss

After an 8-1 drubbing at the hands of the Montreal Canadians on Tuesday night, Detroit came into the desert looking to earn more than just two points against the Arizona Coyotes. They were looking for their pride, which could only come with a more complete effort. The Red Wings had their stretches of lackluster hockey,…

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WGD: Game 65: Red Wings vs. Coyotes

The Red Wings are making a quick trip out west to face the Arizona Coyotes in the desert. After maybe the most embarrassing loss the team has suffered all season, Detroit is looking to rebound and earn some pride back. But don’t expect it to come easy. The Coyotes are one of the NHL’s hottest…

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Red Wings can’t allow loyalty to dictate a Niklas Kronwall return

The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and the Red Wings remained relatively quiet in the waning hours. After moving on from Gustav Nyquist and Nick Jensen, general manager Ken Holland spent the remainder of his time fielding calls, later indicating a handful of teams were “tire kicking” on veteran defensemen Niklas Kronwall. As…