The Future is Now for the Detroit Red Wings Defence

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The Detroit Red Wings defence was one of the oldest in the league last season. Players like Mike Green, Trevor Daley, Jonathan Ericsson and Niklas Kronwall are all over 30-years-old and played important parts on that team. However, all of them have gone through injuries and has forced head coach Jeff Blashill to hit the […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2018-19 Detroit Red Wings

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, 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 […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Niklas Kronwall Mulling Retirement

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Niklas Kronwall has been a fixture of the Detroit Red Wings for the last decade. The Swedish defenceman has been known for his physical play so much that he became a verb. “Kronwalling” was so popular that he was made into a viral video where people checked others in random everyday situations. However, it may […] 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



Jonathan Ericsson to Miss 6-8 Weeks

The Red Wings blueline was dealt yet another blow this season after their 6-3 loss to the Washington Capitals Thursday night. Fractured wrist for Jonathan Ericsson , out at least 6 to 8 weeks, per Jeff Blashill. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) February 10, 2017 Jonathan Ericsson to Miss 6-8 Weeks The injury is believed […] READ MORE


Alexey Marchenko to Injured Reserve, Nick Jensen to Make NHL Debut

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The Detroit Red Wings have placed defenseman Alexey Marchenko on injured reserve with a nagging shoulder injury, one that caused him to miss eight games before returning for three contests a week ago. #RedWings call up Nick Jensen, place Alexey Marchenko on IR. … Mike Green out tonight at Hurricanes. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) […] READ MORE



Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader Named Alternate Captain

With Pavel Datsyuk leaving for the KHL, one of the alternate captain “A” patches opened up for this year’s Detroit Red Wings. Naturally, Detroit went with one of the four players (Jonathan Ericsson, Darren Helm, Drew Miller) remaining on the roster from the 2009-10 season, Justin Abdelkader. He joins Niklas Kronwall as an alternate, and Henrik Zetterberg continues […] READ MORE