Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


Henrik Zetterberg Leading Detroit Red Wings to Recent Success

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At 36 years old, Henrik Zetterberg is not the same player that won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2008 after totaling 13 goals and 14 assists on the way to winning the Stanley Cup. Hank, as he is known by fans and teammates alike, has forgotten his age and the toll that 19 seasons of hockey have put […] 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


The All-Time Best Detroit Red Wings Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best Detroit Red Wings free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our […] READ MORE


Red Wings: Evaluating Every July 1st Signing

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“We’re excited about the day we’ve had. We think we have good depth up front.” –Ken Holland Good depth up front, huh? You think? A record-setting $630 million dollars spent later around the League, July 1st finally came to an end, and the Detroit Red Wings were right in the middle of it from the […] READ MORE


Red Wings Take “Defensive” Approach at 2016 Draft

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The Red Wings entered last weekend in Buffalo with a clear mindset: bolster the blueline. Trading Pavel Datsyuk‘s contract was anything but defensive setting up for a hot 1st of July, but as for the selections, the team looked to stock their cupboard after selecting just two defensemen in 2014 and 2015 combined. They selected […] READ MORE


Drew Miller Signs 1-Year Deal with Detroit

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The summer after a season that was limited to just 28 games due to a reconstructive surgery on his ACL, Drew Miller has returned to Detroit on a one-year deal. Drew Miller re-signs in Detroit: 1-year, $1.025 million. — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) June 27, 2016 Drew Miller Signs 1-Year Deal with Detroit Turning 32 last […] READ MORE


UPDATED: Pavel Datsyuk Officially Retires

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As first expected at locker room clean out day when the entire Red Wings team signed a #13 jersey for Pavel Datsyuk, an official news conference at Joe Louis Arena confirmed his future. Pavel Datsyuk makes it official, announces he’s leaving Detroit Red Wings, returning to native Russia. pic.twitter.com/nYyl4frFN5 — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) June […] READ MORE


Despite Past, Red Wings Should Take Chance on Radulov

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“The Nashville Predators have a few simple rules centered around doing the right things. We have always operated with a team-first mentality and philosophy. Violating team rules is not fair to our team and their teammates.” David Poile, General Manager, Nashville Predators On the morning of May 1st, 2012, the focal point of the Nashville […] READ MORE


Red Wings Tab Doug Houda as First New Addition to Coaching Staff

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After a shake-up of the coaching staff that saw Tony Granato leave for Wisconsin, Pat Ferschweiler get bumped up to the press box, and the non-renewal of 18-year goalie coach Jim Bedard’s contract, the Red Wings have filled one of those holes today. UPDATE: #RedWings Name Doug Houda Assistant Coach. Story: https://t.co/YaYhNdaSX4 pic.twitter.com/vHAMGMlRu4 — Detroit […] READ MORE