Henrik Zetterberg Showing Age for Detroit Red Wings

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For a majority of the 2000s and 2010s, there hasn’t been a more consistent player to don the winged wheel than Henrik Zetterberg. The 37-year-old Swedish captain of the Detroit Red Wings was a top-20 player in the NHL during his prime in the mid-to-late 2000s. Although not the captain at the time, he had […] READ MORE


Anthony Mantha Blossoming for the Detroit Red Wings

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Anthony Mantha is blossoming for the Detroit Red Wings. Four years post-draft a team usually gets a good idea of who a player is going to be. After being taken 20th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Mantha is entering a crucial stage in his career. He scored 120 points with the Val-d’Or Foreurs […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Cory Schneider to IR; Scott Wedgewood Recalled

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The New Jersey Devils have placed Cory Schneider on injured reserve. The veteran goaltender sustained a lower-body injuring in last night’s victory over the Ottawa Senators. The move was made retroactive to October 19th, making him eligible to return on October 27th against the same Ottawa Senators. Cory Schneider to IR; Scott Wedgewood Recalled After […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings New Kid Line Making Early Impact

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During the 2013-14 season, the Detroit Red Wings received important contributions from three young players who were dubbed the “Kid Line” by Mickey Redmond.  Riley Sheahan, Tomas Tatar, and Tomas Jurco were all called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins and immediately brought speed and chemistry to the third line of the Red Wings. Although […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Detroit Red Wings

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com 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. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and […] READ MORE





Joe Thornton Undergoing Surgery for Torn ACL, MCL

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Injury has been added to insult for last season’s Stanley Cup runners up. The San Jose Sharks will have Joe Thornton undergoing surgery for a torn ACL, and MCL. After their loss to the Edmonton Oilers in Game 6 of their first round playoff series, Jumbo Joe announced that he had been playing with the injuries […] READ MORE


Anthony Mantha out for Season with Broken Finger

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The Detroit Red Wings suffered another crucial injury Thursday night against the rival Tampa Bay Lightning as Anthony Mantha will be out for the rest of the regular season with a broken finger. The injury occurred early in the first period during a fight with Luke Witkowski. Witkowski initiated the fight with a cross-check to […] READ MORE