2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Detroit Red Wings

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Free Agency Wishlist: Part Two

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What would be your ideal 2021 free agency scenario for the Detroit Red Wings? (Besides signing Alex Ovechkin, offer sheeting Elias Pettersson, and signing Dougie Hamilton, of course). The 2021 free agency class has a slew of strong names as its headliners. This year’s offseason will be a good litmus test to see where general […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Free Agency Wishlist: Part One

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In a few short months, the NHL free agency period will be on its way. The Detroit Red Wings have taken a formulaic approach to free agency for the last few seasons. Like clockwork, they’ll re-sign a few veteran pieces to short-term deals and then add a few new faces to the lineup. This year’s […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings 2020-21 Least Valuable Players

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When a team falls apart, it can be hard to put the blame on a few names. Hockey is a team sport. Unless a player (or coach) is especially egregious, the blame can be placed on a variety of circumstances. In the case of the 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings, their underwhelming season comes from poor […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings 2020-21 Season MVPs

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For the Detroit Red Wings, the 2020-21 season is over. While other teams make their way to the playoffs, the Red Wings sit at the sixth-best draft lottery odds, according to Tankathon. This season was filled with unsurprising and underwhelming results for the Red Wings. Despite this, the team played far above expectations. Younger players […] READ MORE


How the Detroit Red Wings Should Finish the Season

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Friday night is the second-to-last game of the season for the Detroit Red Wings. They’ll be squaring off against the Columbus Blue Jackets in a back-to-back series to close out their 2020-21 NHL season. As of right now, the Red Wings are tied for 28th place with the New Jersey Devils. The Blue Jackets sit […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings: Michael Rasmussen Showing Immense Growth

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During the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Detroit Red Wings selected Michael Rasmussen with the 9th overall pick. This choice by then-general manager Ken Holland confused a lot of Red Wings fans. With promising players like Gabriel Vilardi and Martin Necas right within their grasp, the Red Wings opted for a tall, towering centre. Rasmussen’s […] READ MORE


The 2021 Detroit Red Wings Were Better Than Expectations

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The bar was low for the 2020-2021 Detroit Red Wings. The team’s forgettable 2019-20 season helped both fans and the front office to temper expectations on this season. Thankfully, the year was full of pleasant surprises. Filip Zadina improved every aspect of his game. Michael Rasmussen emerged as a competent, solid center. Even new arrivals […] 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