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Henrik Zetterberg Undergoes Back Surgery, Season Likely Over
February 22nd, 2014 at 3:54 PM
If the Detroit Red Wings are going to make the playoffs for a 23rd consecutive season, they will have to do so without their captain. Henrik Zetterberg underwent surgery yesterday to remove a disk fragment. He will be out for eight weeks, which puts any potential return past the Red Wings'...

Olympic Roundup: Finland Thrashes USA in Bronze Medal Game
February 22nd, 2014 at 3:37 PM
Team USA's Olympic run ended with a thud in the Bronze Medal Game. After losing 1-0 to Canada on Friday, nothing went right for the Americans in a 5-0 loss to Finland. Both teams went scoreless through 20 minutes, but the dam broke in the second with goals from Teemu Selanne and...

Olympic Roundup: Heartbreak for Russia, USA Dispatches Czech Republic, Glass Slipper Breaks for Cinderella Latvia
February 19th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
In the quarterfinal round of Olympic Hockey, Sochi became Heartbreak City for four teams. The biggest heartbreak was for Russia, who after taking a 1-0 lead early against Finland, gave up three unanswered goals to fall 3-1. Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk assisted on Ilya Kovalchuk's goal in the first, but the...

Olympic Roundup: Russia Blanks Norway, Latvia Upsets Switzerland, Austria and Slovakia Eliminated
February 18th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
The medal round for Olympic Hockey began today, and two feel good stories continued. The biggest story of the day was 11th-seeded Latvia knocking off 6th-seeded Switzerland 3-1. Oskars Bartulis and Lauris Darzins both scored for Latvia, who will make their first appearance in the Olympic quarterfinals. Latvia went winless in group...

Olympic Roundup: USA Shocks Russia in Shootout, Sweden Tops Latvia, Slovenia Stuns Slovakia
February 15th, 2014 at 6:19 PM
Call it the Miracle on Ice 2.0. 34 years after the United States knocked off the Soviet Union in the Medal Round of the 1980 Games, the Americans pulled a similar upset over Russia. Team USA prevailed 3-2 in a shootout over the heavily favored Russians, as St. Louis Blues winger TJ...

Olympic Roundup: Daniel Alfredsson Scores Game-Winner for Sweden, Henrik Zetterberg Withdraws
February 14th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
Day 3 of the Olympics brought good news and bad news for some Detroit Red Wings players. Daniel Alfredsson's third period goal proved to be the difference in Sweden's 1-0 victory over Switzerland. Alfredsson beat Swiss netminder Reto Berra at 12:39 of the third to help the Swedes improve to 2-0...

Olympic Roundup: Tomas Tatar Scores for Slovakia, Canada and Russia Get Tested
February 13th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Team USA opened up Olympic play with a statement. The silver medalists at Vancouver shellacked Slovakia 7-1 in their opener today thanks to a six-goal outburst in the second period. The goal spree came after the Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar tied the game 24 seconds into the second period. The Americans...

Olympic Roundup: Henrik Zetterberg Scores Game-Winning Goal for Sweden
February 12th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg played a key role in Sweden's victory over the Czech Republic in Olympic play. Zetterberg's goal 51 seconds into the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Swedes defeated the Czechs 4-2 in the opening game of group play. Niklas Kronwall picked up an assist on Zetterberg's...

Detroit Red Wings 101 Olympic Hockey Primer
February 10th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
The Winter Olympics; a time where the best athletes in the world compete against each other. There isn't any Detroit Red Wings hockey to watch, but that doesn't mean that we are going to take a break. Starting today, Red Wings 101 will bring you recaps from Men's Hockey action in Sochi,...

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 Waive Mikael Samuelsson
January 25th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The Red Wings have placed forward Mikael Samuelsson on waivers in order to clear up roster space. The move was reported by MLive's Ansar Khan. Samuelsson was signed by the Red Wings in 2012 as a free agent for a second stint after playing with the team from 2005 until 2009. He has played in...

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...