2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Atlantic Division

|

The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Atlantic Division and their team […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings and Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch Passes Away At 87

|

via Last Word on Hockey, by  Griffin Schroeder (Associate Editor) It is a grueling day for the sports world and especially the city of Detroit. Owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers franchises as well as the leader of the pizza empire known as Little Caesar’s, Mike Ilitch has passed away at the […] READ MORE


Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

|

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s mini-series that will be distinguishing the playoff contenders versus the pretenders of each division in the Eastern and Western Conferences. In a league full of parity, it seems like everyone is in the race for a playoff spot, but is it a product of the league, or is the […] READ MORE


Though Not An All-Star, Andreas Athanasiou Playing Like One

|

Three weeks ago, with the Red Wings reeling and about to embark on a west coast swing in Anaheim, Andreas Athanasiou had been struggling himself. After an injury that kept him out for a month of game action, the former Barrie Colt had just two points in ten games since, getting 14 minutes or more of […] READ MORE


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

|

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

|

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


Tomas Tatar’s Hat Trick Is Welcome Sign of Things To Come

|

Not to be missed in the thrill of the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night is Tomas Tatar and his hat trick. Tatar’s three goals were a welcome sign to a team that has been having scoring woes all season long. Tomas Tatar’s Hat Trick Is Welcome Sign of Things To Come […] READ MORE


Red Wings Preseason: First Round of Cuts

|

From Last Word on Hockey – By Nick Seguin Early yesterday morning, the Detroit Red Wings announced that they had cut eleven players from preseason action. UPDATE: #RedWings trim roster by 11. Nine Players Sent to Griffins and Two Returned to Juniors: https://t.co/ChFu7v4Euq pic.twitter.com/rlh8msLpAd — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) October 1, 2016 Red Wings Preseason: First Round […] READ MORE


Kyle Quincey Signed by New Jersey Devils

|

After spending the past four and a half seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, Kyle Quincey will be on the move to the New Jersey Devils. JUST ANNOUNCED: The #NJDevils have agreed to terms with defenseman Kyle Quincey to a one-year deal. https://t.co/0qwPeApyP5 pic.twitter.com/MYNc7OVp7D — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) September 28, 2016 Kyle Quincey Signed […] READ MORE


The Red Wings Should Trade for Jacob Trouba

|

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