Red Wings postgame: Detroit officially out of playoff contention

After breaking their 10-game losing against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings were hoping to carry that momentum to Thursday night’s tilt against the Washington Capitals. Coming into Thursday’s matchup, the Capitals had won five of their past six games. However, the Capitals — more specifically Philipp Grubauer — continued their solid…


Red Wings postgame: Felted by Vegas

After nearly completing a come-from-behind attempt against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, the Red Wings hosted Tomas Tatar and the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, looking to complete the series sweep after beating Vegas 6-3 on Oct. 13. However, Lady Luck (or any semblance of skill) was not on the Red Wings’ side, as they…


Grading Red Wings’ Trade Deadline Deals

The Detroit Red Wings made one move Monday before the NHL trade deadline, but it wasn’t the move everyone thought they would make. With the team five points out of a playoff spot as of Monday morning, general manager Ken Holland looked to move some assets to build for the future. He managed to make…


Griffins confident in goalie tandem of McCollum, Machovsky

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — With the Detroit Red Wings trading goalie Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers last week, Jared Coreau — the Grand Rapids Griffins’ starting goaltender who backstopped the team to a Calder Cup championship last season — became the Red Wings’ backup goalie. The timing couldn’t have been worse for the Griffins,…


Red Wings postgame: Buzzer beater stunner

The Detroit Red Wings hosted the Eastern Conference’s last-place Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. However, the Sabres came out with two points, beating the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime at Little Caesars Arena. THE HIGHLIGHTS The Red Wings came out of the gate hot, owning most of the possession time early in the first period….


Red Wings postgame: Ousted by Auston

Fresh off a 3-1 win against the Nashville Predators, the Detroit Red Wings were looking for their fourth win in five games at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, some late-game heroics from Auston Matthews gave the Maple Leafs the 3-2 win Sunday night. THE RUNDOWN The first period featured a lot of back-and-forth…


Red Wings postgame: Detroit capitalizes in overtime

The Detroit Red Wings traveled to Washington D.C. to face the Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. After blowing a 5-2 lead to the New York Islanders on Friday night in a 7-6 overtime loss, the Red Wings were looking for a bounce-back game. It took a little longer than 60 minutes and featured another blown…


How did the Red Wings blow a late 5-2 lead?

If there was any single game the Detroit Red Wings could point to and say, “This game defined our season,” it has to be Friday night’s loss. The Red Wings managed to secure a point against the New York Islanders in a 7-6 overtime loss, but leading 5-2 with about 6:30 remaining should have guaranteed…


Griffins notes: GR squanders lead, PK performs without Turgeon

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — You don’t have to remind the Grand Rapids Griffins of the importance of divisional games. With the Griffins currently in sixth place in the seven-team Central Division, the defending Calder Cup champions need every win they can get if they want a chance to defend their title. On Wednesday against the…