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Wings Postgame 10/16/2017: Capital L

With the news of Andreas Athanasiou signing his one-year deal breaking a few hours prior to puck drop, Wings Nation was steeping in emotion. AA, one of the Wings young speedsters, would soon be making his return. But first, some roster moves need to be made to be cap compliant. In the midst of all…

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Detroit comes to terms with RFA Andreas Athanasiou

Isn’t it ironic? Andreas Athanasiou is as fast as a bolt of lightning on the ice, but as slow as molasses in contract negotiations. Well, the wait is finally over as the Wings have signed Athanasiou to a 1-year deal worth $1.387M.

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WGD: GAME 8: RED WINGS vs. CAPITALS

What’s up Wings Nation! I’m in a massive time crunch, so I will not be able to dive too deep into tonight’s game, but here’s a quick look at how these two squads stack up as well as a peek at their lineups and starting goalies: Record 4-3-0 (4th in ATL) 3-3-1 (6th in MET)…

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Why Dylan Larkin Should Be The Red Wings Next Captain

“1, 2, 3 LETS HAVE FUN!” Admit it, you probably spent a good hour laughing after watching that hilarious video for the first time. Now, try to imagine that 13-year old kid referring to himself as “D-Boss” as the next captain of the Detroit Red Wings. Out of context, that probably sounds like I’ve been…

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The Roundup 10/20

Panic in Edmonton; examining the Leafs and Flames strong starts; Sedin’s still providing value in Vancouver; should Sam Bennett be a winger; early 2018 draft rankings and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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Wings Post-Game: You Need Saves To Win

The Red Wings were in Toronto tonight, taking on a young Maple Leafs team that led the NHL in scoring coming into the game. The Rundown Detroit got off to a strong start, making the Maple Leafs look like a team that played in Washington last night, outshooting them 4-0 in the first five minutes…

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WGD: GAME 7: RED WINGS @ MAPLE LEAFS

The Red Wings had a slow-start against Tampa Bay, but settled in nicely and had a shot to win but ended up losing 3-2—thanks to a terrible turnover from everyone’s favourite defenseman Jonathan Ericsson. Turnover by Ericsson/Nielsen results in another goal from Kucherov pic.twitter.com/t1MVbnivii — Prashanth Iyer (@iyer_prashanth) October 17, 2017 The Red Wings now…

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2018 NHL Entry Draft Preliminary Rankings: 1-5

2018 draft eligible prospects draft years are in full swing, which makes it a perfect time for preliminary rankings! We’ll cover the top 31 prospects with details on the first 15. This specific post will have an in-depth look at the top 5, and will then be followed with the remaining rankings. Also, while I…

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Comparing Red Wings’ 2017-18 hot start to 2016-17

We’re only six games into the regular season, and the Detroit Red Wings’ season is starting out awfully similar to last season when they started 4-2-0 after six games before losing nine of their next 13 games to begin a freefall to the bottom of the standings. This season, the Red Wings are 4-2-0 after…

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Wings Post-Game: Struck By Lightning

The Detroit Red Wings headed into their toughest week of the season yet as the Tampa Bay Lightning strolled into town Monday night. Though it would be their sixth game of the season, it’s only the second in Little Caesars Arena. After a 4-2 victory to open the arena, the Wings looked to get a…

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Stay Together For The Kids – The FML Line

Your Detroit Red Wings have started this season a very surprising 4-1-0 and Jeff Blashill is already up to his old tricks. Not just his serious thinking faces but how often he loves to mix up the lines and mostly to no avail. Blashill messed up when he decided to place Justin Abdelkader in Martin…