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Pavel Datsyuk’s New Line to Debut in Detroit Red Wings’ Preseason Opener at Pittsburgh

Believe it or not, hockey season is upon us. The Detroit Red Wings will open their preseason schedule on Monday night in Pittsburgh. They then travel to Chicago on Tuesday before the exhibition home opener Thursday night vs. those same Blackhawks. Several projected lineup regulars will be on the ice against the Penguins, highlighted by the first in-game action for Mike Babcock...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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Detroit Red Wings weekly: Training camp

The countdown to opening night for the Detroit Red Wings is down to 18 days! As we all try to wait patiently, here are this week’s top headlines: Training Camp in Full Swing Traverse City has been taken over by hockey over the past few weeks with the annual prospects tournament and Red Wings’ training camp being held at Centre I.C.E. Arena. Playing in front of standing-room...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings morning news: on Babcock, the ‘young guns’ on defense, etc.

Ahead of today's expanded training camp activities and what will probably be a Team Howe vs. Team Lindsay Red vs. White game: It's been a wee bit frustrating to get answers from Mike Babcock that don't involve, "There are 8 exhibition games to watch and I'm going to find out then" regarding any of the Wings' young players competing for jobs on the...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Takes From Red Wings Training Camp Day 2

Franzen Changes Up Off-Season Training, Energized for New Season Johan Franzen stated during training camp that he’s switched up his normal off-season training routine, opting for shorter high-intensity training sessions. He says he’s never felt better, and can’t wait to take the ice to start the 2014-2015 season, and it was evident on the ice during camp. Other players quickly...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The legacy effect of Daniel Alfredsson

While the Detroit Red Wings’ training camp is officially underway in Traverse City, Michigan, it’s the one forward not in attendance that everyone is questioning if he will make the team or not. Alfredsson, Captain Ottawa for 13 seasons. The 41-year old Swede Daniel Alfredsson wasn’t healthy enough to attend training camp and is still nursing the pain in his lower back from...
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All That Has Transpired: Detroit Red Wings

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Detroit Red Wings. By:  Ken Will (@PensNation_K) 2014 Season: 39-28-15, 93  pts (4th Atlantic Division, 8th Eastern Conference) Additions: C Kevin Porter C Andy Miele Subtractions: C      Daniel Alfredsson (UFA) RW  Todd...
Via The PensNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha out 6-8 weeks with fractured tibia

The injuries have already begun for the Wings and the preseason hasn’t even gotten underway yet. According to Red Wings GM Ken Holland, highly touted forward prospect Anthony Mantha will be out 6-8 weeks after fracturing his tibia during a prospects game against the Minnesota Wild. Anthony Mantha out 6-8 weeks with fractured tibia, says Ken Holland. Happened in first period of...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Release Roster for Training Camp

The three teams competing against one another during the Red Wings’ 2014 training camp are as follows: Team Delvecchio Forwards: Joakim Andersson, Louis-Marc Aubry, Tyler Bertuzzi, Colin Campbell, Pavel Datsyuk, Darren Helm, Jeff Hoggan, Tomas Jurco, Anthony Mantha, Zach Nastasiuk, Kevin Porter, Teemu Pulkkinen, Jerome Verrier Defensemen: Danny DeKeyser, Jakub Kindl, Brian Lashoff...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

English Only in the Red Wings Locker Room

#479945545 / gettyimages.comHere's an interesting story about former Maine Black Bear Gustav Nyquist. Apparently, English is the only language that is allowed in the Detroit Red Wings locker room. Dan Rosen - -- Nyquist, a Swede, figured out English is the only language players are allowed to use in the Red Wings dressing room. "Yeah, and I learned that pretty...
Via Goon's World
5 days ago  |  Discuss

St. James updates Daniel Alfredsson’s situation with Red Wings and back, Mantha’s issue

From the Free Press's Helene St. James' article about Danny DeKeyser re-signing: Holland said Daniel Alfredsson is seeing back specialists and will definitely not be at training camp. Alfredsson, 41, badly wants to play another season, but the team will give him the time he needs to assess if that's feasible in light of latest setback. Holland said top prospect...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Danny DeKeyser to two-year contract |

Detroit Redwings sign Danny Dekeyser DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have locked up a player they hope will be a cornerstone of their defense for many years, signing Danny DeKeyser today to a two-year contract worth $2.187 million per season. Sitting at a cap of 63.7 million, the wings were only 5.2 million under the cap. The wings signed the native Michigander to a 2 year 4...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings don’t expect Alfredsson at camp after setback

After re-aggravating a back injury during an informal skate with the Red Wings, veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson’s 2014-15 season could be in jeopardy after this latest setback. In fact according to the Detroit Free Press, the Red Wings do not expect Alfredsson — who’s an unrestricted free agent — to attend camp at all in Traverse City. More from the Freep: The Wings want...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit Red Wings’ Brandon Robinson Suffers Scary Injury at Annual Prospects Tournament

Frightening moment from the Detroit Red Wings’ annual prospects tournament in Traverse City on Monday, as the Wings’ Brandon Robinson had to be stretchered off the ice after awkwardly slamming head-first into the end boards. Robinson was down for several minutes before being strapped to a backboard and taken to a local hospital. Here’s the video of the incident: The Red Wings...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Daniel Alfredsson Still Sitting Out After Recent Setback

If Daniel Alfredsson was planning to use these couple weeks before training camp as a measuring stick for his health, suffice it to say that things are not going well. Alfredsson has yet to inform the Detroit Red Wings if he plans to play in 2014-15, and the Wings continue to await that verdict. But the veteran forward suffered “a little bit of a tweak” in his ailing back last...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
7 days ago  |  Discuss

23 reasons why the Detroit Red Wings may not make the playoffs

For the 2013-14 season I offered up 22 tongue-in-cheek reasons why the Detroit Red Wings would fall short of making the playoffs and end the impressive consecutive playoff streak at 22 seasons. They admirably proved me wrong and kept the playoff tradition alive in Hockeytown. Well, I’m back. A new season means an extra reason, different expectations, and more playful predictions...
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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