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…


Griffins coach implores team to ‘keep it simple’ during slump

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids Griffins have struggled this season, as they attempt to defend their Calder Cup title. On Friday at Van Andel Arena, they lost 4-1 to division rival Rockford, which was their sixth loss in their past seven games. With the loss, Grand Rapids is fifth in the Central Division with…


Red Wings postgame: The Price is wrong

After a lackluster effort against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday — save for maybe Jimmy Howard — the Detroit Red Wings went back to 11 forwards and seven defensemen, with Scott Wilson being a healthy scratch as they attempted to change their luck against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday at Little Caesars Arena. However,…


Who is the most productive Red Wing?

The Detroit Red Wings have been unproductive at 5 on 5. This isn’t new information, it’s something that has plagued them for a while now. Their 2.25 goals for per 60 minutes is the ninth-worst mark in the NHL.


Red Wings postgame: Extinguishing the Flames

The Detroit Red Wings came into Wednesday night’s matchup against the Calgary Flames at Little Caesars Arena securing five out of a possible eight points during their past four games. The Flames walloped the Red Wings 6-3 on Nov. 9, but it was the Red Wings who did the thrashing Wednesday in an 8-2 win….