Detroit Red Wings Rookie Lucas Raymond is Off to a Hot Start

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As the puck squeaked past Marc-Andre Fleury, Lucas Raymond raised his arms, celebrating his third goal of the game on October 25th. Completing the hat-trick and four-point game. This gave the hockey world a glimpse of what the fourth overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft can do. With 10 points in his first […] READ MORE




The Optimist’s Guide to the 2021-22 Detroit Red Wings

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Author’s Note: This is my final piece with Last Word on Sports. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here and I hope you’ve liked the words I’ve written about the Detroit Red Wings. If you’d like to stay in touch, please feel free to give me a follow at @RivardNHL on Twitter or reach out […] READ MORE


2021-22 Expectations for Filip Zadina

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When Filip Zadina finally earned a full-time roster spot, Detroit Red Wings fans rejoiced. After watching first-rounders like Evgeny Svechnikov and Dennis Cholowski struggle to make an impact, hope appeared on the horizon with Zadina’s emergence. Originally drafted for his goal-scoring abilities, Zadina has yet to translate that success on the NHL level. While he’s […] READ MORE


Jakub Vrana Out Four Months with Shoulder Injury

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Detroit Red Wings forward Jakub Vrana will miss four months with a shoulder injury. Max Bultman of The Athletic reported the news Thursday morning: Jakub Vrana will have shoulder surgery and miss a minimum of four months. Huge blow for the Red Wings — Max Bultman (@m_bultman) September 30, 2021 Jakub Vrana Injured The news […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Preseason Preview

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If you blinked too fast, you probably missed the NHL Prospect Tournament. The short-lived three-game series saw the Detroit Red Wings go 1-2, with numerous highlights from names like Joe Veleno and Lucas Raymond. In just a little over a week’s time, the Red Wings will gear up to start the preseason against the Chicago […] READ MORE