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Team Effort A Must For Red Wings

Let’s go back to February 28th. The Red Wings just capped one of the toughest road trips of the season at 4-1-1, beating the likes of Chicago, San Jose, a desperate Dallas team, and the then-best team in the NHL, the Nashville Predators. They were a point away from snagging the number two seed and had 81 points with 20…

Habs Legends

The Best NHL Teams of All Time

We at Last Word On Sports are always on the hunt for the most relevant, interesting infographics to give our regular readers. Today we present you a fantastic infographic prepared by Christyne Kavanagh and our friends at Tucker Hockey that discusses the History of Women’s Hockey.  The folks at Tucker have done a fantastic job in researching the topic, and presenting…

Toronto Maple Leafs play the Detroit Red Wings

Is Jimmy Howard a Stanley Cup-Caliber Goaltender?

Hockey fans in any market are used to the unique attention given to goaltenders – they are either the piece that puts the team over the top (i.e. Carey Price) or the piece that nobody understands why they’re there (i.e. Ondrej Pavelec). When goalies sign long-term contracts at a sizable price, there’s an expectation of consistency and success attached with it…

Curtis Glencross

Players That Should Thrive With Their New Team – Eastern Conference

While some of the bigger names such as Jaromir Jagr, Erik Cole, Keith Yandle, and Jeff Petry are expected to have an increase in fantasy value with their new teams, today we’ll look at other players in the Eastern Conference that should see a boost in their fantasy value. Players That Should Thrive With Their New Team – Eastern Conference…

Boston Bruins v New Jersey Devils

Red Wings Acquire Marek Zidlicky

Defencemen seem to be the order of the day at the NHL Trade Deadline, and the now another has moved. The Detroit Red Wings have acquired Marek Zidlicky from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a conditional third round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. If the Red Wings make it to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, then the…


Stars Trade Erik Cole to the Detroit Red Wings

Can Erik Cole find playoff magic with the Red Wings? Erik Cole, 36, having played with the Dallas Stars since being traded from Montreal two years ago for Michael Ryder and a third round pick, finds himself packing his bags and going to Detroit.  He has been pulled from tonight’s Stars game at the last minute.  Dallas will receive prospects…

Detroit Red Wings v Arizona Coyotes

Henrik Zetterberg Placed On Injured Reserve

The Detroit Red Wings announced that they have placed captain Henrik Zetterberg on injured reserve, and have called up defenseman Xavier Ouellet. The injury is reportedly upper-body. Zetterberg's IR can be backdated to the 22nd. He'll be eligible to come off as early as tomorrow. Team needed space to call up Ouellet. — Winging It In Motown (@wingingitmotown) February 28,…

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