Frans Nielsen to Represent Detroit Red Wings at All-Star Game

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The Detroit Red Wings do not have a clear superstar on their roster, but one of theirs will be represented among (most of) the best in the NHL on All-Star Weekend at the end of this month in Los Angeles. Frans Nielsen is the 2017 Detroit Red Wings All-Star. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) January […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Rookies Filling Important Holes

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All stats accurate through January 8th, 2017. Throughout an NHL season every team deals with injuries to key players, and they need younger players to step up and provide. Some teams, like this years incarnation of the Detroit Red Wings, have multiple key players out all at the same time. This gives young players the […] READ MORE


The Red Wings Should Trade for Jacob Trouba

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Nick Seguin An attractive asset became available to the Detroit Red Wings when news of Jacob Trouba’s trade request from the Winnipeg Jets rocked the hockey world on the weekend. It came during the tense second period of the World Cup of Hockey’s semi-final game between Canada and Russia. Suddenly, every Detroit […] READ MORE


TSP: Detroit Red Wings Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE


Wings' Youth Movement Adds Mantha to Fold

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Nearly a year ago, Red Wings Senior Vice President and Alternate Governor Jim Devellano had some choice words for Anthony Mantha’s first season in Grand Rapids after a 57-goal, 120-point campaign in the QMJHL. (57 games) “Very, very, very disappointing. I say that with a lot of sadness. Coming out of junior, we had such […] READ MORE


Griffins’ Turnaround A Great Sign for the Future

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Let’s go back to November 14th; The Grand Rapids Griffins lost their 9th game out of 11 contests to start the season and new era under head coach Todd Nelson. This included scoring six goals in six losses in October and scoring four goals just once in the month in a 4-3 win against the […] READ MORE


Risk Outweighs Benefit for Johan Franzen

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14 goals, 13 games. Six game-winning goals. This was the stretch of hockey 27-year old Johan Franzen was playing in March of 2008, officially bursting onto the scene in a big way in his third season. After a February that saw the team have its worst stretch in years going 4-8-2, the lift Franzen brought […] READ MORE


TSP: Detroit Red Wings Prospects

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Welcome to the 2015 edition of Top Shelf Prospects.  As the summer progresses, I will be featuring each NHL team’s top prospects, following the order of the first round of the 2015 NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) —you can find all the articles here. Because we already published an extensive NHL Draft preview, I […] READ MORE


2014-15 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp Report

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The NHL Preseason is just about wrapped up and that can mean one thing for every NHL team: tough decisions. Finalized rosters will be turned in shortly with puck drop in the coming week, with teams looking for cap flexibility and looking at their crop of young players on the cusp of making their respective teams and ones just […] READ MORE


Breaking: Detroit Prospect Anthony Mantha Out 6-8 Weeks with Broken Tibia

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When Mantha Mania seemed to be at its height in Hockeytown, it came to a screeching halt Thursday. According to The Detroit News, the injury Mantha sustained during a prospects tournament game on Monday turned out to be more severe than anyone had imagined. Breaking: Detroit Prospect Anthony Mantha Out 6-8 Weeks with Broken Tibia […] READ MORE