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F Valtteri Filppula’s Tenure With Red Wings Ending?

With the calendar turning to March, the Apr. 12 trade deadline is right around the corner and it seems the Detroit Red Wings could be extremely busy this time around, but would they actually move a player who’s spent 10 seasons in Motown? Nearly halfway through the 2020-21 campaign, yes, it’s almost the midway point…

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Let’s talk about… trades

As Salt-N-Pepa said, “Let’s talk about….Trades.” Okay, they may have been talking about something else, but we need to talk about trades right now. Honestly, at this point, I think it’s safe to say that Wings fans aren’t envisioning Bobby Ryan, Sam Gagner, Marc Staal, and Jonothan Bernier hoisting the 2020-21 Stanley Cup. And you know…

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Red Wings F Evgeny Svechnikov Excels in Season Debut

Despite being selected in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft, it’s been a long and bumpy road to the show for forward Evgeny Svechnikov, but things couldn’t have gone better for him during his 2020-21 season debut on Saturday night. After spending the majority of last season in the AHL, where he scored…

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Player Spotlight – Darren Helm

It’s crazy to think that Darren Helm made his Red Wings debut in a time when Miley Cyrus was still Hannah Montana, Drew Carey had just replaced Bob Barker on The Price is Right and the first iPhone had yet to be produced. Luckily for Wings fans, the 34-year old Manitoba native returned from a…

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Friday Folklore – The 🇷🇺 Five

In light of the events surrounding Alexander Navalny and Russia announcing it’s new “team” name for the next two Olympics, it felt fitting to revisit Detroit’s Russian Five. In the summer of 1989, at the behest of Red Wings owner Mike Illitch, Jim Devallano started drafting Soviet born players. While the return on their investment…

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