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Filip Zadina is back in Grand Rapids and excited for a playoff push

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Filip Zadina, decked out in a hoodie and sweat pants in the Grand Rapids Griffins locker room, was anxiously waiting his turn for media questions. He didn’t play Friday night in a 3-2 loss to the Rockford IceHogs at Van Andel Arena, as Griffins coach Ben Simon opted to scratch the…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Florida trip ends with shellacking

The Detroit Red Wings traveled to Sunrise, Florida, on Sunday for the second half of a back to back, as they lost to the Florida Panthers 6-1. THE HIGHLIGHTS About seven minutes into the first period, Josh Brown scored his first NHL goal with a wrister in the high slot that beat Jimmy Howard over…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Sharks spoil Zadina’s debut

Filip Zadina made his NHL debut, as the Detroit Red Wings hosted the San Jose Sharks on Sunday afternoon at Little Caesars Arena. However, the Sharks came back from a two-goal deficit, beating the Red Wings 5-3. THE HIGHLIGHTS On his first shift, Filip Zadina was on the ice for a goal against, as a…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Hartbreakers

The Detroit Red Wings were looking for revenge against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night after crawling back from a four-goal deficit Saturday, only to lose in overtime. However, Carter Hart was the difference-maker, making 37 saves in leading the Flyers to a 3-1 win at Little Caesars Arena. THE HIGHLIGHTS The Red Wings came out…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Howard carries team to win

The father’s trip wrapped up Tuesday in Nashville, as the Detroit Red Wings finally secured a win for their special guests, beating the Predators 3-2. THE HIGHLIGHTS Jimmy Howard kept his team in the game early, making a plethora of Grade-A saves within the first seven minutes of the game. He finished with 32 saves….

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Red Wings prospect Givani Smith has strong message for young black players

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As part of Black History Month, Detroit Red Wings prospect Givani Smith had the opportunity to participate in a special dinner. The 20-year-old spoke to about 50 parents and kids, most of them black, at a dinner put on by the Griffins Youth Foundation. Smith talked about his experiences growing up…

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Red Wings assign Michael Rasmussen to Griffins for conditioning stint

UPDATE: According to the Detroit Free Press’ Helene St. James, Michael Rasmussen will play three games for the Grand Rapids Griffins and return to the Detroit Red Wings on Feb. 9 against Buffalo. The Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday assigned forward Michael Rasmussen to the Grand Rapids Griffins for a conditioning stint. Rasmussen, the ninth…