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Detroit Red Wings 2014-15 Schedule Released
June 22nd, 2014 at 5:02 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have released their schedule for the 2014-15 season, and they will begin the season against the same team which they ended their season against. The Wings will open the regular season at Joe Louis Arena against the Boston Bruins on October 9. The Bruins were the same...

Looking Back at Our Detroit Red Wings Predictions
May 5th, 2014 at 9:39 PM
With the Red Wings season now behind us, let's take a look back at our preseason predictions that we made. You can take a look at them right here. Without further ado... Prediction: The Red Wings will finish with 100 points, which will be good for second in the Atlantic Division, and...

Season Ends for Detroit Red Wings After Game 5 Loss
April 26th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
In a nutshell, the Red Wings ran into a buzz saw. After a 1-0 win over the Bruins in Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs, the Bruins came out with a vengeance to take each of the next four games. The final blow was a 4-2 bruins win in...

Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins: Game 5 What to Watch For
April 26th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
Win or go home. It's that simple for the Red Wings today when they face the Bruins in Game 5 (3 p.m, NBC). Win, and you live to play a Game 6 at the Joe. Lose, and it's off to the golf course. Expected Lineups Red Wings Forwards Henrik Zetterberg Pavel Datsyuk Justin Abdelkader Tomas Tatar Riley Sheahan Gustav Nyquist Johan Franzen Darren Helm Daniel...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Boston Bruins: Game 4 What to Watch For
April 24th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
Lifeless. That's the word that best describes the Red Wings in Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Bruins, who now lead the series 2-1. But help may be on the way for the Wings, as they look to even things back up in Game 4 (8 p.m, Fox Sports Detroit, NBC Sports Network). PROJECTED...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Boston Bruins: Game 3 What to Watch For
April 22nd, 2014 at 3:44 PM
Swing game. Those are the words that best describe tonight's Game 3 between the Bruins and Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena (7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, NBC Sports Network). Despite a rough outing on Easter Sunday, the Red Wings would far rather be in a split than down 2-0. However, the...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Boston Bruins: Game 2 What to Watch For
April 20th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
(EDITOR'S NOTE: I normally post these before playoff games, but I was unable to do so due to technical issues yesterday. I apologize for the inconvenience.) After taking Game 1, the Wings now have to get ready for Game 2 (3 p.m. ET, NBC).  PROJECTED LINEUPS Bruins Forwads Milan Lucic - David Krejci - Jarome Iginla Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - Reilly Smith Justin...

Pavel Datsyuk’s Late Goal Lifts Detroit Red Wings to Game 1 Victory
April 19th, 2014 at 5:04 PM
For over 55 minutes, the Red Wings and Boston Bruins were locked in a defensive struggle. Neither team was able to score a goal until Pavel Datsyuk scored with 3:01 left in regulation. ***VIDEO1*** After Jimmy Howard made a save on Milan Lucic, Johan Franzen brought the puck out of the zone and dished to Datsyuk....

Detroit Red Wings Blank St. Louis Blues in Regular Season Finale
April 14th, 2014 at 2:53 PM
The Red Wings sent a message on Sunday in St. Louis. They are not a team to be taken lightly in the playoffs. Despite resting regulars Johan Franzen, Daniel Alfredsson, Niklas Kronwall, Danny DeKeyser, and Jimmy Howard, they still held the Blues to a goose egg in a 3-0 win. Justin Abdelkader scored...

Point Taken: Detroit Red Wings Clinch Playoff Spot for 23rd Straight Season Despite Shootout Loss
April 10th, 2014 at 5:44 PM
Riley Sheahan probably scored the biggest goal of his young NHL career. It wasn't a goal that won a game or a playoff series, but the rookie may have etched his place into Red Wings history with said goal. With the Red Wings trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 late in the third...

Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins: Game Preview
April 9th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
How about this for a playoff preview? If the season ended today, the Red Wings and Penguins would play each other in the first round. Both teams met in the 2008 and 2009 Stanley Cup Finals. It may not be for the Cup this time, but it's still a good matchup We'll talk playoffs...

Detroit Red Wings at Buffalo Sabres: Game Preview
April 8th, 2014 at 5:43 PM
The Red Wings are down to their final four games. Four games left to clinch a playoff spot. Right now, the Wings need three points (a win and an overtime loss) to clinch a playoff spot for the 23rd straight season. We'll get to scoreboard watching in a moment, but first, let's look...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Buffalo Sabres: Game Preview
April 4th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
After a big win against the Bruins, the Red Wings now shift their attention to the Sabres. Take them lightly at your own risk. Oh, and did I mention that Pavel Datsyuk is back? What: Sabres at Red Wings When: 7:30 p.m. tonight Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan TV: Fox Sports Detroit Plus Records: Red Wings...

Gustav Nyquist, Jimmy Howard Lift Detroit Red Wings to Win Over Boston Bruins
April 3rd, 2014 at 9:22 PM
Three days after Gustav Nyquist scored a highlight reel goal in a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, he did it again against the first place Boston Bruins. After a giveaway by Carl Soberberg in the neutral zone, Nyquist picked up the loose puck, and danced around Zdeno Chara before beating Tuukka...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Boston Bruins: Game Preview
April 2nd, 2014 at 6:03 PM
Welcome to April. We are down to the final seven games of the season, and the Red Wings will get a look at a potential first-round playoff opponent in the Bruins tonight. What: Bruins at Red Wings When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan TV: NBC Sports Network, TSN2, RDS Records: Red Wings...

Detroit Red Wings Come Out of Weekend with Two Wins, Move up to First in Wild Card
March 31st, 2014 at 7:08 PM
Thanks to a hat trick from Darren Helm on Saturday night, as well as a highlight-reel goal from Gustav Nyquist on Sunday, the Red Wings were able to jump to the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference with wins of 4-2 and 3-2 over the Toronto Maple Leafs and...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Montreal Canadiens: Game Preview
March 27th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
We are down to the final ten games. As it relates to the playoffs, either you get in or you don't. The Wings hold the last Wild Card spot in the East. They can use them as a chance to vault up the standings, but one bad loss could spell disaster. What: Canadiens...

Detroit Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets: Game Preview
March 25th, 2014 at 2:24 PM
After an overtime loss to Minnesota on Sunday, the Red Wings still sit in the playoff picture, as they hold the first wild card spot. Now they must face a Blue Jackets team that is on the outside looking in. What: Red Wings at Blue Jackets When: 7:30 p.m. tonight Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus,...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Minnesota Wild: Recap and Preview
March 23rd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
This is something that I would rarely do, but with the Wings playing the Wild in a back-to-back home-and-home, I'm doing a condensed recap/preview in one post. RECAP: The Red Wings defeated the Wild in St. Paul yesterday afternoon 3-2. Brendan Smith and David Legwand each scored a power play goal, but it...

Detroit Red Wings Stun Pittsburgh Penguins in March Madness-like Fashion
March 21st, 2014 at 1:24 PM
March is the time of year for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, and with it come upsets, buzzer-beaters, and a whole lot more. While there were plenty of close basketball games going on, there was a little March Madness going on at Joe Louis Arena on the ice. The Red Wings and...