The Winged Wheel Podcast Mock Expansion Draft

After the furor and insanity surrounding Petr Mrazek being unprotected somewhat settled, Brad Krysko and I walked through how we thought the Vegas Golden Knights might fare in the NHL Expansion Draft (see the full list at CapFriendly). Disclaimer: We did this with a few assumptions as to what side-deals would have been made (ie….

Pavel Datsyuk Confirms Departure to Russia

Embed from Getty Images For the second time in two years, the Detroit Red Wings have to say goodbye to an integral part of their organization. After a sudden onset of rumors, media speculation, and vague non-comments, Pavel Datsyuk has confirmed to Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press that he intends to go home to…

Petr Mrazek’s Vezina Bid

Embed from Getty Images Heading into the 2015/2016 season, the most oft-discussed (and heated) debate among Red Wings fans was that of the goaltending situation. Would Petr Mrazek take over the starting role from Jimmy Howard once and for all, or would the seasoned netminder regain his form and get back the crease?