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Future Free Agents: Alexander Radulov

The narrative surrounding Alexander Radulov has completely flipped in the past year. When he was inked by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year, $5.75 million deal on the first day of free agency last summer, not long after the team had pulled off a massively polarizing swap of P.K. Subban for Shea Weber, it was met…

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

We’re talkin’ playoffs big time this week! Of course, the teams with the richest history have the most throwback moments, so this week’s list is a little bit shorter. Here’s what the week of April 20-26 brought in hockey history: CanucksArmy April 26, 1994: Geoff Courtnall blasts an OT winner past Mike Vernon to force the…

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Winged Wheel Podcast – Cold Hard USD

It’s so cold in the D, while the rest of the NHL has fun winning playoff games. Tune in as the disparaged hosts of the Winged Wheel Podcast show their true shame and pettiness in celebrating the losses of old foes, covering their (soon to be incorrect) second round predictions, and rounding up news from…

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The Good Stuff From The First Round – Western Conference

We looked yesterday at all of the good stuff from the first round in the Eastern Conference. Today, let’s go through everything that went down in the wild West. Edmonton? Winning something other than a draft lottery? The Hawks? Can barely even score one goal? Jake Allen is Dominik Hasek now? Playoff hockey, my friends. It’s the…

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How far away are the Red Wings from having a “big 3?”

The Detroit Red Wings’ forward group is an interesting mix. In a team that should be looking to get younger and younger, its top five point getters this season all were age 26 or older. As most players tend to peak in their age 24-28 seasons, it shows that the Red Wings are in dire…

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Wings Nation Bracket Challenge – Round 1 Update

The first round of the 2017 NHL Playoff’s concluded Sunday night with a Game 6 overtime victory for the Washington Capitals. There were no game 7s and two series sweeps, including our former rival and the top-seed Chicago Blackhawks. There were a total of 42 games played over the two and a half week period…

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Red Wings sign Christoffer Ehn to ELC

Yesterday, it was announced that the Red Wings have signed Swedish forward Christoffer Ehn to a three-year entry level contract. Ehn was the Wings’ fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft and is currently playing with the Grand Rapids Griffins in the American Hockey League as they continue their playoff push against the Milwaukee Admirals. Before joining the…

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Red Wings Year in Review: Part 4

The final quarter of the 2017 season for the Detroit Red Wings was easily the most enjoyable portion of the season for Red Wings fans as it became less about dealing with an inconsistent team and turned it into a joyful celebration as the Red Wings said goodbye to Joe Louis Arena.