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Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning: Game Preview
February 8th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
Tonight is the last game before the Olympic Break for the Red Wings. It's also the 6,000th game in franchise history for them. And what better way to celebrate that milestone by facing the team that your former captain is the GM for. What: Red Wings at Lightning When: 7 p.m. tonight Where: Tampa...

Gustav Nyquist Helps Detroit Red Wings Tame Florida Panthers
February 7th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Gustav Nyquist is proving to be Olympic-worthy as of late. The Swede, who was named Johan Franzen's replacement on Sweden's Olyimpic team, continued his hot streak on Thursday night for the Red Wings. Nyquist's unassisted goal at 13:22 broke a 1-1 tie, and proved to be the game winner as the Wings held...

Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers: Game Preview
February 6th, 2014 at 3:50 PM
The Red Wings will have a two game trip to Florida before the Olympic break. Tonight, they take their talents to South Beach to face the Panthers for the final time this season. What: Red Wings at Panthers When: 7:30 p.m. Tonight Where: BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida TV: Fox Sports Detroit Records: The Red Wings are...

Both Goalies Help Detroit Red Wings Blank Vancouver Canucks
February 4th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
It's rare to see two goalies combine for a shutout in the NHL. But it happened Monday night in Detroit as both Jonas Gustavsson and Jimmy Howard combined to stop all 24 shots in a 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Gustavsson was given the start with Howard having played on Sunday...

Editorial: Will the Real Detroit Red Wings Please Stand Up?
January 29th, 2014 at 5:02 PM
(DISCLAIMER: Views expressed in this editorial are solely those of the editor). The Red Wings have played 53 games this season, and to say that it has been an agitating season would be an understatement. I have followed this team since the 1996-97 season, and I have gotten used to seeing them be...

Detroit Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers: Game Preview
January 28th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
Greetings from Arctic Base Camp: To those of you who are suffering through this blast of Arctic air, you are not alone. Yours truly is already tired of cold weather. But enough complaining about the cold, the Wings have a game tonight in Philadelphia. What: Red Wings at Flyers Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia,...

Detroit Red Wings Keep Rolling with Win Over Montreal Canadiens
January 25th, 2014 at 2:02 PM
The Red Wings have been losing a lot of games on home ice this season. Judging by how this current five-game homestand is going, one wouldn't think that they were struggling at home, let alone at all. Henrik Zetterberg, Riley Sheahan, Niklas Kronwall, and Gustav Nyquist all scored a goal, and Jonas Gustavsson stopped...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Montreal Canadiens: Game Preview/Red Wings De Detroit Vs Canadiens De Montréal: Aperçu Du Jeu
January 24th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Tonight is a meeting of two Original Six teams at Joe Louis Arena as the Red Wings host the Canadiens, better known as the Habitants. (Ce soir, c'est la rencontre de deux six équipes originales au Joe Louis Arena que l'hôte Red Wings les Canadiens, mieux connu comme les Habitants.) Okay,...

Detroit Red Wings Stun Chicago Blackhawks in Shootout Thriller
January 23rd, 2014 at 3:10 PM
After an epic seven-game series in the playoffs last season, many wondered how intense games between the Red Wings and Blackhawks would be with the longtime bitter rivals in different conferences. Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena, fans of both teams got their answer. Despite playing without several regular players in their...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Chicago Blackhawks: Game Preview
January 22nd, 2014 at 5:06 PM
What has become of the Red Wings-Blackhawks rivalry? When we last saw these two teams meeting, they were in a knock-down, drag-out playoff series. Now both are in separate conferences, and relegated to meeting twice a year. What: Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan TV: NBC...

Three Questions: Jimmy Howard Out, Who’s Returning, and Playoffs in Jeopardy?
January 21st, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Fun fact of the day: One year ago today, the Detroit Red Wings still had not scored a goal in the regular season. 1. Q: With Jimmy Howard out and Jonas Gustavsson still not 100%, what do the Wings do goaltender-wise? A: Helene St. James writes that Gustavsson will start Wednesday against...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Los Angeles Kings: Game Preview
January 18th, 2014 at 4:03 PM
The Red Wings have not scored a goal in a week. The good news is that the last team that they scored on is coming to Joe Louis Arena tonight, as they look to end a scoring drought of 122:34. What: Los Angeles Kings at Detroit Red Wings When: 7 p.m. tonight Where: Joe...

Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers: Game Preview
January 16th, 2014 at 4:24 PM
The Wings are in the Big Apple to take on the Rangers in a game with the last Wild Card spot on the line. As Frank Sinatra once said, "If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere." Let's hope the Red Wings can wake up and get a win...

Inconsistent Detroit Red Wings End up on Wrong End of Goaltending Duel
January 13th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
The Detroit Red Wings did everything they could to put the Anaheim Ducks to sleep on Sunday. In doing so, they also went to sleep offensively. Anaheim's Jonas Hiller stopped all 22 shots to earn his 14th straight victory, while Andrew Cogliano scored the lone goal of the game to give the...

Detroit Red Wings at Anaheim Ducks: Game Preview
January 12th, 2014 at 7:09 PM
It's the final West Coast game of the season for the Red Wings as the head up Interstate 5 to battle the Ducks at the Pond. What: Red Wings at Ducks When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: Honda Center, Anaheim, California TV: Fox Sports Detroit Records: The Red Wings are 20-15-10; the Ducks are 34-8-5 Season Series:...

Detroit Red Wings at Los Angeles Kings: Game Preview
January 11th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
The road trip from hell continues as the Red Wings head to Los Angeles to face the Kings. What: Detroit Red Wings at Los Angeles Kings When: 10:30 p.m. tonight Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California TV: Fox Sports Detroit Records: The Red Wings are 19-15-10; the Kings are 27-13-5 Season Series: The Red Wings went...

Shark Bait: Detroit Red Wings Turn in Inglorious Performance Against San Jose Sharks
January 10th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
The Detroit Red Wings looked to be off to a strong start on their five-game road trip after a win in Dallas followed by some rest. That all came to a thud in San Jose on Thursday night. A three goal outburst in the second period by the Sharks was the difference...

Detroit Red Wings at San Jose Sharks: Game Preview
January 9th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The good: The Red Wings started off a road trip from hell with a 5-1 win over the Dallas Stars. The bad: Tonight is a start of three games in four nights in the state of California. The ugly: Tonight's game is against the Sharks at the Shark Tank, which is where...

Jimmy Howard, Henrik Zetterberg Lead Detroit Red Wings to Win
January 5th, 2014 at 12:35 PM
After being named to Team USA's Olympic roster, many began to question why Red Wings netminder Jimmy Howard made it on given a sub-par first half of the season. Saturday night in Dallas, Howard silenced the critics with an Olympic-worthy performance. He stopped 44 of 45 shots and got plenty of goal...

Three Questions: Second Half of Season, Playoffs (?!?!?!), and Awards Watch
January 3rd, 2014 at 6:18 PM
The second half of the season is here. Let's do some assessing. 1. Q: What can we expect of the Red Wings in the second half of the season? A: If we go by prior history, we can expect a second half surge and the team to peak around playoff time. But in...