Category: Detroit Red Wings

Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

The Boston Bruins’ reward for winning the Presidents’ Trophy: a first-round date with the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings remind me of several recent Cup finalists that entered the Stanley Cup playoffs in a low-seed because of poor regular…

Healthy Detroit Red Wings could be dangerous opponent in the playoffs

Not many teams could survive the long-term absence of star centres Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, but the Detroit Red Wings appear to have done so. With a 23-year postseason streak on the line, the Wings have managed to claw…

Detroit Red Wings: Continuing to defy the odds despite injury riddled season

Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings have been ravaged by injuries all season. But that hasn’t stopped them from pushing on the door for the conference’s final playoff spot. The Wings currently sit tied with the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final…

NHL Trends: Winter Classic arena construction live cam

The NHL Winter Classic is less than a month away and everything about the game is being documented on video. HBO‘s hit TV show 24/7 is in the filming stage and will debut in Canada on Sunday, the 15th of December. Meanwhile,…

Detroit Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg will miss two-weeks with a herniated disc

Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings captain and leading scorer Henrik Zetterberg has been sidelined from action for at least two-weeks with a herniated disc according to ESPN. The injury to the Wings’ star comes at a terrible time as superstar centre Pavel Datsyuk…

HBO releases 24/7 teaser in lead up to the 2014 Winter Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings

Dion Phaneuf, Toronto Maple Leafs.

Two years in the making, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings will finally embark on the highly anticipated Winter Classic showdown on January 1st, 2014, at the Big House in Michigan. HBO’s mini-series “24/7” always prefaces the annual…

Red Wings and Devils dominance evident in recent Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

Red Wings legends have their numbers honoured at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The true measure of a hockey team’s legacy can be measured by its contributions to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Over the last several years the Detroit Red Wings and New Jersey Devils have been supplying hockey’s most elite club…

Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios’ legendary career almost never was

Hall of Famer Chris Chelios with the Detroit Red Wings. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

There are so many great reads produced every day in the world of hockey, but the one I’m introducing by Nicholas J. Cotsonika is a cut above. This fine piece of journalism was published on Sunday, October 3, 2013, or…

5 For Thought: Teemu on suspensions, Stastny’s future, 24/7: Leafs/Red Wings, and more.

Avalanche centre Paul Stastny. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Teemu Selanne thinks the NHL should dish-out tougher suspensions. Ducks’ legend Teemu Selanne recently spoke out against NHL suspensions, claiming, “I don’t think they’re [severe] enough. The next night, the same thing happens.” Read Selanne’s quote, and full article here,…