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The Detroit Red Wings continue rattling off victories without Jimmy Howard, although the All-Star goaltender's absence is becoming more and more noticeable. The Red Wings' defensive struggles could reach a breaking point Thursday night when they visit Tampa Bay to face a high-powered Lightning club looking to set a franchise record for consecutive home wins. Petr Mrazek stepped into...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rapping Red Wings: Secondary Scoring A Key Development Driving Detroit’s Success

The Detroit Red Wings, for the most part, thrashed around the Florida Panthers on the road Tuesday night. Though the 5-4 score looked close, Detroit dominated the second period with four goals en-route to their eventual win. What was the biggest reason behind the victory? Likely, the same one that’s been driving the Red Wings’ surprising resurgence throughout the 2014-15 season...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings' view from top of division is precarious

The Red Wings should enjoy the view from atop the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference standings while it lasts -- because if they continue to play like they did in a sloppy, 5-4 win Tuesday night at Florida they won't stay there long. Especially considering their opponents in the next two games. The victory helped Detroit to leapfrog past Tampa Bay -- a 4-2 loser at Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Glendening helps red hot Wings edge Panthers for 6th straight victory

  Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won eight of nine. They beat...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers unload 41 shots but come up just short against Red Wings

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won eight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Petr Mrazek for real?

After Jimmy Howard injured his groin and was stretchered off the ice on January 10th, the hockey world could hear a collective groan from the Red Wings faithful. With Jonas Gustavsson already on the injured reserve with a dislocated shoulder, it was hard to imagine that whoever was put between the pipes could backstop the […] The post Is Petr Mrazek for real? appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Break time is over

The Detroit Red Wings (27-11-9) entered the All-Star break as one of the hottest teams in the NHL going 8-2-0 in their past 10 games and currently bolstering a five game winning streak. Since the Red Wings are not being represented during the All-Star weekend their only game this past week was against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. So, a relatively condensed weekly recap to follow...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings' sniper Pulkkinen improving game for return to Detroit

GRAND RAPIDS -- After showing off a shot that will have NHL goalies on their heels for years to come, Teemu Pulkkinen is back in the minors working to round out a game that will keep him in Detroit longer next time. Within hours after scoring his first NHL with a blistering one-timer that helped the Red Wings dispatch the pesky Minnesota Wild, Pulkkinen found himself on I-96, driving...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings send LW Pulkkinen to AHL one day after 1st NHL goal

  The Detroit Red Wings assigned left wing Teemu Pulkkinen to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL on Wednesday. Pulkkinen scored his first NHL goal on Tuesday night in Detroit's victory over the Minnesota Wild. Now the Red Wings are off for the All-Star break. Pulkkinen is expected to represent the Griffins in AHL All-Star events Sunday and Monday in Utica, New York.
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gave: State of Red Wings? 'Happy,' according to GM Holland

The leader of the free world may have had his hands full Tuesday night creating some optimism in this country with his State of the Union address, but this much we know after the Red Wings 5-4 shootout victory over the Minnesota Wild: The state of Hockeytown seems to be in the eyes of the beholder. To a legion of doubters who predicted this was the year the Wings' playoff streak...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Valiant comeback salvages a point in 5-4 shootout loss to Detroit

ST PAUL, MN – FEBRUARY 17: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings brings the puck around the net against Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild as Darcy Kuemper #35 defends the net during the third period of the game on February 17, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Red Wings 3-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Thomas Jefferson...
Via State of Hockey News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings will make good use of All-Star break

Tonight, the Detroit Red Wings host the Minnesota Wild to finish a three-game homestand before the NHL All-Star break. And for this year’s Detroit Red Wings, All-Star weekend truly turns out to be a “break” for the team. Thanks to a groin injury to starting goaltender Jimmy Howard, the Red Wings no longer have a representative for Team Foligno […] The post Detroit Red...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapping Red Wings: Detroit’s Early Survival Without Jimmy Howard Impressive

Last week, the Detroit Red Wings lost all-star representative goaltender Jimmy Howard in crushing fashion, but you’d never know by looking at the standings. Instead of falling flat post-Howard, Detroit has survived and adapted quite well with the tandem of Petr Mrazek and Tom McColllum. They’re 4-0 since tragety struck last Saturday, getting wins of all different kinds and remaining...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gustav Nyquist is the Detroit Red Wings Midseason MVP

With the NHL season more than halfway over, many teams have watched young stars blossom into great on-ice talents, while continuing to watch their veterans lead the way for teams with Stanley Cup aspirations.  While players like Penguins star Sidney Crosby and the Rangers Rick Nash are some of the league’s elite talents, only one player can win the Hart Memorial MVP Trophy at...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Zetterberg’s hat trick extends winning streak

The Detroit Red Wings (26-11-9) capped off an exceptional week of hockey with a come from behind victory over Buffalo Sabres, 6-4, Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena. It’s the first time this season the Red Wings have overcome a three goal deficit to start the game. In fact, the last time the Wings have fought out of a 3-0 hole was on April 2, 2011 against the Nashville Predators...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zetterberg scores on bank shot off goalie's head

Henrik Zetterberg continues to be a damn magician with the puck, and his latest trick involved a bank shot off of Marek Mazanec’s head. Check out the video of the Red Wings stud scoring one of the crazier goals by shooting it from behind the net and using the Nashville goaltender as his own personal Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Henrik Zetterberg banks shot off goalie’s head to score

Henrik Zetterberg’s decision to put the puck on net paid off, even if he was behind the goaltender. During the second period of Saturday’s game against the Nashville Predators, the Red Wings left-winger scored the fourth goal of the night for Detroit by banking the puck off Marek Mazanec’s head.                  ...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Red Wings can’t trade Tomas Tatar

We all know that the Detroit Red Wings covet a top-four, right-handed defenseman. We also know that such players don’t grow on trees. It’s well known that to acquire a top rearguard or any other elite player, you have to give something of quality in return. Ever since the media started spreading rumors that the […] The post Why the Red Wings can’t trade Tomas Tatar appeared...
Via Along the Boards
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard’s Injury Presents Latest Key Moment For Detroit Red Wings

Right up there with the changing of the seasons, taxes and death on life’s certainties scale should be injuries to significant Detroit Red Wings’ contributors. Here we go again. This time, the injury bug struck the goaltender position in a significant way Saturday night. Early against the Washington Capitals, Jimmy Howard was wiped out and lay motionless on the ice. After several...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg gets advertisement stuck to jersey (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg was caught off-guard after getting an advertisement from the boards stuck to his jersey during the third period of Tuesday night's game in Edmonton.Zetterberg was checked into the boards while fighting for the puck in the corner near the Oilers net when the ad somehow came off the boards and became stuck to his shoulder. Zetterberg continued...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Could the Wings part with AHL Star Teemu Pulkkinen?

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings enter Tuesday night’s game at Edmonton with the fifth best record in the Eastern Conference.  Detroit has been well within the playoff picture this season, though the final four Easter Conference playoff position are only separated by four points. Assuming that the Red Wings continue to find a way to...
Via The Hockey Guys
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyndon Red Wings Edge Maine Moose In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> Strong goaltending by Sawyer Goodwin propelled the Lyndon Red Wings past the Maine Moose in the boys’ 10 and under bracket of TD Bank Mini 1-on-1. Goodwin stopped both bids from Maine’s Gabe Poirier, and Lyndon’s Austin Kapoukranidis beat Josh Girard on his second attempt for the one and only goal. Check out the full shootout...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gustav Nyquist circles around defense twice before scoring OT winner vs Senators (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist scored the unassisted overtime game-winner in Saturday night's game against Ottawa in a play that has to be considered a candidate for goal of the season (so far).Nyquist held on to the puck for about 28 seconds and circled around the entire Senators defense twice before finally attacking the net and taking the slapshot for the score.Now that...
Via Holdout Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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