WGD #24: Three things to watch for against Columbus

Following their first regulation loss in 5 games, the Red Wings look to bounce back with a win inside Nationwide Arena tonight. Even after losing to Ottawa, Detroit has played better hockey as of late, but have come out on the tough end of some overtime games. The Red Wings would like to take the…


Starting Lineups for Tonight’s Matchup against the Blackhawks

The Red Wings officially begin their preseason tonight, when the puck drops in Little Caesars Arena against the Chicago Blackhawks at 7:30pm. Tonight mark’s the return of Evgeny Svechnikov to the  lineup after ACL surgery. NOTES: Svechnikov to play in first game since last year’s preseason; Young forward is coming off ACL surgery as he…


Home Ice Highlights: Griffins Dramatically Sweep San Antonio Rampage

There was no shortage of drama at the Van Andel Arena this weekend – home of the Grand Rapids Griffins. In the midst of a seven-game homestand, the Griffins have had an incredible stretch of games to extend their lead in the Central Division. Facing former Griffins goaltender, Jared Coreau, on Friday and Evan Fitzpatrick…


WGD: Game 53: Red Wings @ Senators

After Danny DeKeyser won the game in overtime for the Red Wings against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night, the Wings are heading to Ottawa to face the Senators on Saturday night.


Home Ice Highlights: Griffins Split Weekend with San Jose Barracuda

The Grand Rapids Griffins have been making a trend of splitting back-to-back games as of late. When losing the Friday night game, the Griffins have come back in 11 of the last 13 to win on the Saturday match. In corresponding fashion, Grand Rapids split this weekend with the Pacific Division number one team, the…


Home Ice Highlights: Griffins Claim First Place in Central Division

As per usual, the Grand Rapids Griffins showed tremendous heart this weekend against the Belleville Senators. With a few players, Wade Megan and Filip Zadina, returning to the lineup, the Griffins’ roster is getting back to normal. Grand Rapids has split almost all of their back-to-back home games this season so far, so statistically, dropping…


Home Ice Highlights: Grand Rapids Griffins Finish 2018 with Wins

The Grand Rapids Griffins ended 2018 with a bang – literally. In celebration of the new year, the Van Andel Arena played host to enormous fireworks following Monday’s game. For the Griffins, it was a celebration of finishing 2018 strong. After losing in Cleveland on Friday, Grand Rapids needed to come up with a few…


Home Ice Highlights: Griffins Suffer Injuries & Suspensions

This weekend’s home games held many ups and downs for Grand Rapids. Dropping Friday’s game in overtime against the Rockford Icehogs, the Griffins earned a point but extended their losing streak nonetheless. Saturday featured drama from start to finish against the Milwaukee Admirals. Having already lost Carter Camper to injury a few games prior, Grand…


WGD: Game 30: Red Wings vs. Islanders

After an emotional overtime win against the Leafs on Thursday night, the Wings are back in action tonight against the New York Islanders. A game that can either be a track meet or a molasses showdown.