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News and Notes: Danny DeKeyser to Return Tomorrow, Darren Helm Back on Monday
December 20th, 2013 at 7:17 PM
The Red Wings got some good news on the injury front today. Defenseman Danny DeKeyser will make his return to the lineup tomorrow when the Wings play the Toronto Maple Leafs, per Chuck Pleiness. DeKeyser has been out since November with a broken shoulder. Also, Darren Helm and Gustav Nyquist have been upgraded from...

Jonathan Ericsson, Wife Welcome Baby Girl, Name Her After Fallen Teammate
October 22nd, 2013 at 6:51 PM
Jonathan Ericsson being out for close to a month might not be all bad for him. That's because the Detroit Red Wings defenseman became a father to a baby girl on Monday. Ericsson and his wife Evelina welcomed their first child into the world Monday morning. She was given the name Liv,...

Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland: “We’re Comfortable Where We’re at Right Now”
July 16th, 2013 at 6:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** Detroit Red Wings' GM Ken Holland would like to sign another free agent and trim a couple of players from the roster. However, that isn't likely to happen anytime soon, and Holland is fine with that. “We’re comfortable where we’re at right now,'' Holland said to MLive's Ansar Khan. “Before we do anything...

Darren Helm to Participate at Detroit Red Wings Development Camp
June 27th, 2013 at 8:38 PM
There will be a very familiar face skating at this year's Detroit Red Wings Development Camp. ***PHOTO1*** Red Wings center Darren Helm, who missed all but one game with back problems all season, will skate with Red Wings prospects at this year's camp to get in shape for the 2013-14 season. Some notable...

Detroit Red Wings Release 2013-14 Preseason Schedule
June 26th, 2013 at 10:29 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** This will definitely make Detroit Red Wings' fans anxious for next season to start. The club announced their 2013-14 preseason schedule today on their website. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 16: at Pittsburgh Penguins Sept. 17: at Chicago Blackhawks Sept. 19: at Boston Bruins Sept. 21: vs. Bruins Sept. 22: vs. Blackhawks Sept. 25 vs. Penguins Sept. 27...

Detroit Red Wings Vs. Anaheim Ducks: Game 6 What to Watch For
May 10th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
Win or stay home. With the Detroit Red Wings facing elimination against the Anaheim Ducks, it's time to win on home ice to force a winner-take-all Game 7. Here's what fans should watch for: Abby's a free man. Justin Abdelkader returns to the lineup tonight after serving a two-game suspension. He will return...

Will Ian White Be Out the Door by the Trade Deadline?
March 2nd, 2013 at 4:12 PM
For all the beatings it has taken, both physically and from the media, the Detroit Red Wings defensive corps has performed well in the last four games. Head coach Mike Babcock has stuck with the pairings of Niklas Kronwall-Jonathan Ericsson, Brendan Smith-Kyle Quincey, and Brian Lashoff-Jakub Kindl for the last two games. That...

Post-lockout News and Notes: the Next Red Wings Captain
January 6th, 2013 at 5:37 PM
Anybody throwing an end-of-lockout party? Red Wings GM Ken Holland tells The Detroit free Press' Helene St. James the next captain will be named before the season begins. Pavel Datsyuk said good-bye to the KHL with this amazing shootout goal: ***VIDEO1*** Pro Hockey Talk provides each teams odds of winning the Stanley Cup (The...

WJC Roundup: Red Wings Prospect Scores Goal in Opener
December 27th, 2012 at 6:19 PM
Detroit Red Wings prospect Xavier Ouellet scored the first goal for Team Canada in their 9-3 win over Germany Wednesday in the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. Ouellet, a defenseman, scored his goal on a power play. Fellow prospect Jake Paterson, a goaltender, did not play. Malcolm Subban got the...

Merry Christmas from Red Wings 101
December 25th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Merry Christmas to all my readers and their families. Red Wings 101 will be off today to celebrate. I hope you all enjoy the day (AND NO PUTTING COAL IN GARY BETTMAN'S STOCKING!!!!!!)

Several Red Wings to Participate in Charity Game in Toronto
December 17th, 2012 at 8:13 PM
Five Detroit Red Wings players will be playing in the RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge in Toronto on Wednesday. The teams will be captained by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos and Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The following Red Wings will be playing: TEAM STAMKOS Niklas Kronwall Kyle Quincey Danny Cleary Jonas Gustavsson TEAM SUBBAN Carlo Colaiacovo The game will...

Links: NHLPA to Vote on Dissolution
December 16th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
May we never forget those who lost their lives in Newtown, Connecticut. In case you missed it, the NHL has filed a class action suit against the NHLPA, citing unfair labor practices. CBC's Elliotte Friedman provides further insight into the NHL's lawsuit. The NHLPA will vote on decertifying the union today. The fate...

Red Wings Alumni to Hold Charity Game for Fallen Police Officer
December 3rd, 2012 at 8:01 PM
The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association in partnership with the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children will be hosting a charity hockey game at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. The game will be held December 21 at 7:15 PM, and all proceeds from the event will benefit the family of fallen West...

News and Notes: Forbes Ranks Red Wings 6th in Terms of Worth
November 28th, 2012 at 7:12 PM
News and notes from around the NHL. RED WINGS SIXTH IN NET WORTH: Forbes Magazine has the Detroit Red Wings as the sixth most valuable NHL franchise with a net worth of $346 million. Toronto was first on the list, worth $1 billion, followed by New York Rangers ($750 million), Montreal...

Links: a Deal on the Way?
November 5th, 2012 at 8:57 PM
Lots of good stuff about the upcoming meeting tomorrow. TSN's Darren Dreger says that the players continue to remain "cautiously optimistic." Dan Oldfield writes that a deal between the NHL and NHLPA could be near (knock on wood). The next meeting between the NHL and NHLPA will be critical, CBC's Elliotte Friedman writes. The Star Tribune's...

Quick Hits: Roundup of Red Wings in Europe
October 30th, 2012 at 9:37 PM
With all the good "30 for 30" films ESPN is putting out, fans have to wonder if there will be one made about the Russian Five. EUROPEAN ROUNDUP: Winging It In Motown provides reports of what Red Wings players did this past week for their respective European teams. Pavel Datsyuk's CSKA Moscow...

Saturday Links: HNIC Crew Speaks About Lockout
October 20th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
This edition of Saturday Links goes out to the 2012 American League Champion Detroit Tigers. Hockey Night In Canada's Jim Hughson, Kelly Hrudey, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Mark Lee, and Don Cherry all see Thursday's failure as a glimmer of hope for an NHL season. Add Red Wings' Forward Danny Cleary to the optimist...

Classic Red Wings Game an Option for Hockey Night in Canada’s ‘Your Pick’
October 15th, 2012 at 6:26 PM
While the lockout continues to drag on, CBC is giving hockey fans a chance to pick which classic game to air every Saturday night at 8:00 PM. One of the picks this week is a playoff game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Winnipeg Jets. The game, which was played April...

Quick Hits: Jobs for Locked Out Red Wings
October 11th, 2012 at 10:49 PM
These Quick Hits go out to the late great Budd Lynch. HELP WANTED: The lockout is no laughing matter, but there is nothing wrong with using humor to lighten the mood. Helene St. James of The Detroit Free Press suggests possible jobs for Detroit Red Wings players who have not found...

Funeral Arrangements Set for Budd Lynch
October 10th, 2012 at 1:58 PM
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Budd Lynch, the former Detroit Red Wings public address announcer who passed away Tuesday. Visitation will be held at RJ Nixon Funeral Home Friday from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM. A Rosary service will follow at 7:00. The funeral home is located at 2544 Biddle...