2019-2020 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

As the 2019-2020 regular season kicks off, Steve Yzerman will be the general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. It’s a homecoming for the former general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who spent his entire NHL career in Hockeytown and is replacing the mighty Ken Holland. Holland had been the only GM of theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings will skate into the 2017-2018 season without owner Mike Ilitch at the helm. He passed away in February and there will be changes in store for the organization, including a new home at the Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings failed to qualify for the post-season in 2016-2017, marking the firstContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings put the wraps on 2015-2016 with a 41-30-11 record, good for third in the Atlantic Division behind the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers. Unfortunately for the Motor City, Detroit was eliminated by Tampa in the post-season in five games in the first round and watched the departure of Pavel DatsyukContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings”

Detroit Signs Danny DeKeyser; Mrazek Waits in the Wings

The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenceman Danny DeKeyser to a six-year contract worth a reported $30 million. The deal avoids arbitration between the team and player, as the hearing was scheduled for July 28. Many observers of the Red Wings argue that DeKeyser is the cornerstone of the franchise on the blueline and that’sContinue reading “Detroit Signs Danny DeKeyser; Mrazek Waits in the Wings”