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…


Red Wings postgame: Blackhawks down

After a 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, the Detroit Red Wings looked to bounce back against their former Central Division rival in the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday at United Center. A hot start lifted the Red Wings to a 4-0 win, as they handed the Blackhawks a loss to begin their bye week….


Jimmy Howard out Sunday with lower-body injury

The Detroit Red Wings’ Jimmy Howard will not play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning after sustaining a lower-body injury in the second period of Friday’s 4-2 win against the Florida Panthers, according to Detroit Free Press’ Helene St. James.


What’s life been like for Griffins without Bertuzzi?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Losing a top-line winger generally doesn’t bode well for any hockey team. And for a team like the Grand Rapids Griffins that has struggled to score at 5 on 5 all season, it seemed like there would be an adjustment period when Tyler Bertuzzi was called up to the Detroit Red…


Red Wings postgame: Go Greece Lightning!

The Detroit Red Wings started 2018 on the right foot, as they beat the visiting Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena. THE RUNDOWN The Red Wings got off to a quick start, with seven shot attempts in the first three minutes before the Senators got their first one at the 3:27…