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UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 29:  Tomas Jurco #26 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Red Wings 5-4.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Opportunity Calls for Tomas Jurco

“I could keep plugging him in every other game or every third game but I think ultimately if we just take a little time away to get Jurco’s game back to where I think it’s going to be, he could become a real effective player for us.” -Jeff Blashill At one point in time, Tomas Jurco’s game was at an…

ST PAUL, MN - MARCH 22: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on during the game against the Minnesota Wild on March 22, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Risk Outweighs Benefit for Johan Franzen

14 goals, 13 games. Six game-winning goals. This was the stretch of hockey 27-year old Johan Franzen was playing in March of 2008, officially bursting onto the scene in a big way in his third season. After a February that saw the team have its worst stretch in years going 4-8-2, the lift Franzen brought helped the team go 10-2-1…

TORONTO - DECEMBER 21 - Wings Tomas Jurco (26) and Pavel Datsyuk celebrate a goal. Toronto Maple Leafs vs Detroit Red Wings in 1st period action during an Original Six NHL regular season matchup on December 21, 2013, at the Air Canada Centre.        (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Tomas Jurco Re-Signs, Could Be Rejuvenated

22-year old Tomas Jurco, previously reported to be close to a two-year deal, has signed that very contract today. UPDATE: The #RedWings have agreed to terms with F Tomas Jurco on a two-year deal. pic.twitter.com/l5knVQHf41 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 24, 2015 The former St. John’s Seadog has played in 99 career NHL games and has tallied 11 goals…

Gustav Nyquist

Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 Detroit Red Wings

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and eventually our…

Val-D'Or Foreurs v Gatineau Olympiques

TSP: Detroit Red Wings Prospects

Welcome to the 2014 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2014 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of the first round of…

Danny Cleary

Red Wings Bring Dan Cleary Back… Again

No, it unfortunately is not a nightmare, this is real life. The Detroit Red Wings 2014 off-season has just hit a new low, as they pour salt in the wound with a Dan Cleary signing that leaves more than a few people scratching their heads. With two knees that are shot, the 35-year old Newfoundlander was given a raise! The…

Detroit Red Wings v Pittsburgh Penguins

Detroit Red Wings Kid Line 2013-14 Evaluation

The offseason evaluation of the Detroit Red Wings continues as we head to the lesser known names of the bottom six. This group rotated in and out over the course of the injury-riddled season, which gave the young guys an opportunity to make an impact. Boy, did they exceed expectations. Click here to see the Top Line, and the The…

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