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Realignment is Now Official After NHL Board of Governors Approves
March 14th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
Good-bye Western Conference. Hello Eastern Conference. That's the mantra of the Detroit Red Wings after the NHL Board of Governors gave their approval for realignment to take effect next season. The Red Wings will move into the Eastern Conference's "Division C" (an official name is still to be announced). Their new foes...

NHL Realignment is Now Official, Will Take Effect Next Season
March 8th, 2013 at 5:38 PM
Realignment is officially going to take effect for the 2013-14 NHL season. The NHLPA gave their approval for the league to go forward with their realignment plan on Thursday. "After discussions with the executive board, the NHLPA has given consent to realignment, to be re-evaluated following the 2014-15 season," NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr...

Game Preview: Red Wings at Blue Jackets
January 21st, 2013 at 4:58 PM
What: Detroit Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets When: 7:30 p.m.. tonight Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio TV: Fox Sports Detroit, NBC Sports Network, TSN Records: The Red Wings are 0-1-0; the Blue Jackets are 1-0-0 Coaches: Mike Babcock is 421-217-19-83 in his tenth season as a head coach, and 352-155-68 in his eighth season with the...

Red Wings Face Jaroslav Halak and St. Louis Blues in Season Opener
January 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
What: Detroit Red Wings at St. Louis Blues When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri TV: Fox Sports Detroit Records (2011-12): The Red Wings were 48-28-6 last season; The Blues were 49-22-11 Coaches: Mike Babcock is 421-216-19-83 in his tenth season as a head caoch, and 352-154-68 in his eighth season with the...

Three Questions: What to Expect from the Red Wings This Season
January 14th, 2013 at 9:57 PM
1. Q: Can the Red Wings make the playoffs for the 22nd straight season? A: This is probably the question a lot of fans are asking. And given the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom, it's hard to blame them. Lidstrom's absence won't be easy to overcome, more so on the blue line...

Top Ten Detroit Red Wings Current Rivals: No. 6
November 5th, 2012 at 11:36 PM
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part 5 of 10 in a series on rivalries. Red Wings 101 will count down the top ten current rivals of the Detroit Red Wings. Fans are encouraged to comment with memories from past games that they may have seen in the past.) The first Central Division team to make...