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Postgame: Glendening Shorty Wins it Late in Arizona

After a tough loss in Dallas, the Red Wings faced off against a hungry Coyotes team, who were looking for their first win of the season. Despite numerous penalties, and Clayton Keller giving the Wings a tough time with a couple of leads, the Red Wings would come out on top with a 4-2 win,…

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Wings Re-Acquire Tom McCollum From Flames for Conditional 7th

Tom McCollum is returning to the Red Wings, as the team acquired him from the Calgary Flames for a conditional 2018 7th round pick. #RedWings reacquire goalie Tom McCollum from Calgary for conditional draft pick. Depth for @griffinshockey — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) July 1, 2017 McCollum was drafted in the first round by the Red…

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Breaking Down Some of Custance’s Comments on the WWP

Yesterday, fellow WingsNation “writers” Ryan Hana, Brad Krysko, and Evan Lobsinger interviewed The Athletic Detroit’s Craig Custance on the Winged Wheel Podcast. I won’t talk to much about the interview itself, because you should listen to it yourself, but there are a couple points that Custance made during the interview that might cause some concern…

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Vegas Officially Announces Roster, Tomas Nosek Selected From Wings

The Vegas Golden Knights officially made their selections for the expansion draft. Not every player selected by Vegas will be on the team 24 hours from now, never mind the start of the season, but regardless, this who they have selected. As reported this afternoon, the list includes Tomas Nosek from the Red Wings, as…

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Because It’s The Cap: Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Preview

After finishing last place in 2015-16 and winning the draft lottery, the Toronto Maple Leafs had little to no expectations for this year. Many, in fact, expected no different than the previous season, despite the fact they improved in terms of scoring depth and goaltending, their two biggest flaws in their last place season. However, their…

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Why Ken Holland Shouldn’t Sell Low On Riley Sheahan

One of the easiest ways to evaluate how well a general manager does his job is by looking at how he handles the market with trading and signing players. By this I mean, does he buy high and sell low, or does he sell high and buy low. Whether it’s picking up a player having…

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Wings Nation 2016-17 Player Review: Nick Jensen

An afterthought at the start of the season, what with the log jam on Detroit’s blue line full of defensemen eligible for waivers, Nick Jensen emerged as a promising young defenseman for Detroit. While many thought that he would be the Tomas Jurco on defense, barely getting the ice time considering that he would have…

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Wings Nation 2016-17 Player Review: Luke Glendening

Time to talk about everyone’s favourite fourth-liner! Now in his fourth season with the Red Wings, Luke Glendening has had a career of very low expectations. No one expects him to do very well, and well, he doesn’t do very well. And like a lot of the team this season, he had some career lows…

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Wings Nation 2016-17 Player Review: Anthony Mantha

Due to the mismanagement of the Wings offseason giving him no spot in the lineup, and the incorrect views of the Wings coaching staff who thought Steve Ott was better than him, Anthony Mantha didn’t start the season with the team. In fact, it took two lines worth of forwards getting hurt for him to…

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Why Ken Holland Staying With The Wings Is A Bad Thing

Earlier today, Red Wings owner Chris Ilitch gave Ken Holland his vote of confidence, saying that he will be the GM now and in the future. Chris Ilitch said Ken Holland is their GM now and into the future. #RedWings — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) April 11, 2017 The now part isn’t much a surprise to anyone….