Detroit Red Wings Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Guide to the 2019-20 Detroit Red Wings Trade Deadline

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The 2019-20 Detroit Red Wings will no doubt try to be sellers at the deadline. However, will anyone buy what they’re selling? Detroit has been abysmal this season and many of the team’s veteran players that general manager Steve Yzerman would like to trade off are struggling.  Red Wings beat writer Ted Kulfan brought up […] READ MORE



Breaking Down the 2019-20 Detroit Red Wings Lineup

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Time has flown by this offseason like never before. What seemed like only days after the playoffs concluded we were through the NHL Draft and the month of June. Free agency and training camp have already come and gone which brings us to where we are today, the pre-season. Heading into the new year, the […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2019-20 Detroit Red Wings

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, where Last Word on Hockey 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 […] READ MORE


Anthony Beauvillier Re-Signs with the New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed free-agent forward Anthony Beauvillier to a two-year deal. #Isles Transaction: Anthony Beauvillier has agreed to terms on a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/Yp67b9mtl8 — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) August 28, 2019 Anthony Beauvillier Inks New Deal with New York Islanders Over his 3-year NHL career, Beauvillier […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Free Agency Quiet So Far

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It’s been a week into the Detroit Red Wings free agency period and new general manager Steve Yzerman has been patient. The team made three pickups in the off-season, but there hasn’t been a big signing. Yzerman hasn’t made a deal just to land a big name and he’s going to be patient.  The Wings […] READ MORE


Valtteri Filppula Signs With The Detroit Red Wings

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After an unexpected resurgent season with the New York Islanders, long-time forward Valtteri Filppula has signed a deal with the Detroit Red Wings. It’s a two-year deal with financial terms to come. The #RedWings today signed center Valtteri Filppula to a 2-year contract. pic.twitter.com/S8HavAUPSa — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2019 Valtteri Filppula Signs […] READ MORE



New York Islanders Jordan Eberle Placed On Injured Reserve

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The New York Islanders have placed forward Jordan Eberle on injured reserve. The move is retroactive to December 23rd. In a corresponding move, the team has recalled Michael Dal Colle from their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Islanders Place Jordan Eberle on Injured Reserve Eberle missed practice on Thursday due to stiffness and didn’t play […] READ MORE