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WGD: GAME 51, RED WINGS @ PANTHERS

The Red Wings continue their Florida trip tonight in Sunrise, Florida. Their post-All-Star break schedule did not get off to the start that we hoped, but they get a chance to bounce back right away. We talked about how this back-to-back was huge because they’re playing two teams they’re battling with for a playoff spot,…

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WINGS POSTGAME: Thunderstruck

Photo Credit: Kim Klement/USA TODAY SPORTS The boys are back! While it was fun watching Dylan Larkin blow everybody away during the NHL’s All-Star weekend, there’s a lot of real hockey left to be played in the season, and every game matters. Tonight, the Red Wings took on the Tampa Bay Lightning and, unfortunately, didn’t…

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Wings call up Jakub Kindl, will not play Sheahan tonight

Embed from Getty Images Wih Niklas Kronwall on IR longer than initially expected, the Detroit Red Wings have made a move to shore up their defensive depth. After giving him a few weeks to rediscover his game in the minors, the team has called up Jakub Kindl for the Grand Rapids Griffins ahead of tonight’s game.

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WGD: GAME 50, BACK TO WORK!

It has been nine days since the Red Wings last game but they get back to work tonight in Tampa Bay and it is arguably the Red Wings’ biggest game of the season. They want to get their post All-Star stretch off to a hot start, but it comes against one of the NHL’s hottest teams…

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Jimmy Howard’s Stadium Series mask pays homage to Tigers legends

Embed from Getty Images Jimmy Howard has hit one out of the ballpark with a newly-designed mask honouring some of the greatest figures in Detroit Tigers history. The baseball-themed mask — unveiled in time for the 2016 Stadium Series game against the Colorado Avalanche — features images of Al Kaline, Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammell as well as broadcaster Ernie Harwell and manager Sparky Anderson.

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Niklas Kronwall placed on LTIR, Riley Sheahan is sick

Embed from Getty Images It looks like Niklas Kronwall’s recovery from surgery may be taking longer than anticipated. The Detroit Red Wings placed him on retroactive Long-Term Injured Reserve today, ruling him out for just a little bit longer than before. As well, it appears that Riley Sheahan is doubtful for Wednesday’s game against Tampa…

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Dylan Larkin breaks all-time Fastest Skater record

Photo Credit: Aaron Doster/USA TODAY SPORTS We talked earlier today about how Dylan Larkin has some pretty big shoes to fill in the history of Detroit Red Wings taking part in All-Star Game, and so far it appears that he’s done just that. Tonight, he set a new all-time best in the Fastest Skater competition.

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CONTEST: Spitball for Windfall

Embed from Getty Images The trade deadline is upon us! We’re about a month away from the extravaganza turning into actual transactions, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a bunch of speculation along the way. With that speculation comes a lot of spitballing; after all, what’s the point of trade rumours if you…

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A History of the Red Wings and the All Star Game

Embed from Getty Images As far as the Red Wings go this weekend, everything is about Dylan Larkin. Sure, it’s been close to that throughout the regular season, but for today and tomorrow, he’ll be the only player on the team hitting the ice with purpose. Larkin is the 75th player or coach to represent…

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The Roundup

LeafsNation is now TankNation, Wideman runs over ref in Calgary, Barkov’s contract impact on Sean Monahan, a Horvat for Douin trade possible in Vancouver, Ken Holland shouldn’t have a phone at the trade deadline, Jets look to sign Byfuglien and not Ladd, Nail Yakupov positive possession in Edmonton, a look around the NHL at the break,…

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