Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Detroit Red Wings

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Extend Filip Hronek

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The Detroit Red Wings have signed a critical contract extension with restricted free agent defender Filip Hronek. The team has made one big trade already this summer, but this is another piece of the shifting puzzle that is the 2021-22 roster. The new deal lands Hronek at three years and $4.4M AAV. Elliotte Friedman announced […] READ MORE


2021 TSP: Detroit Red Wings Prospects

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Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […] READ MORE


How the Detroit Red Wings Could Deploy Prospects in 2021

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The window is open for the 2021 Detroit Red Wings prospects. Only nine players on the Red Wings’ roster have contracts through the 2021-22 season. Many, like Tyler Bertuzzi, will obtain contract extensions. But with so many spots opening — and with the Seattle Kraken expansion draft looming — change is inevitable in Detroit. There […] READ MORE


Seven Optimistic Facts About the 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings

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It can be easy to give in to negativity. When something goes wrong, it can feel like the whole world is against us. The 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings, certainly, are no exception. With how often the Red Wings have been a basement team, the glory days of the 2008 Stanley Cup and earlier can feel […] READ MORE


Filip Zadina Emerging for the Detroit Red Wings

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It feels like the Detroit Red Wings are on the cusp of something big. Whether it’s a big trade or another blowout loss remains to be seen — but it’s clear that change is in the air in Detroit. A new era is dawning. The rise of Moritz Seider as the NHL’s best defensive prospect […] READ MORE


Loaning Detroit Red Wings Prospects A Smart Idea

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The Detroit Red Wings prospects are going to be key to their turnaround. Detroit finished with a league-worst 17-49-5 record and 39 points. The Red Wings had a mix of aging players and younger pros that lacked experience. There have been glimpses of hope with players like Filip Zadina scoring eight goals in 28 games […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Loan Moritz Seider and Filip Zadina Overseas

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The Detroit Red Wings announced on Friday they have loaned prized prospects Moritz Seider and Filip Zadina overseas to start the 2020-21 season. Seider was loaned to Adler Mannheim of the DEL and Zadina was loaned to HC Ocelari Trinec of the Czech league. Update: The #RedWings have loaned Filip Zadina to HC Ocelari Trinec […] READ MORE



2020 World Junior Championships Predictions: December 30th – Including Canada vs Germany

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Welcome to the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships Predictions. Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down and give our 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships predictions foe each game in the tournament. This will also include a featured game that should be must-watch hockey. Monday December 30th’s featured game is Canada vs. […] READ MORE