Red Wings: Entering the Post-Zetterberg Era Requires Patience, Caution

One of the biggest questions of the off-season and indeed of recent franchise history has been answered for the Detroit Red Wings news that Henrik Zetterberg’s hockey career had come to an end. And having that knowledge, for better or worse, certainly sets the stage for the 2018-2018 season in Detroit. Zetterberg was signed forContinue reading “Red Wings: Entering the Post-Zetterberg Era Requires Patience, Caution”

Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg’s Career is Over

Henrik Zetterberg’s hockey career is over. The news doesn’t sting any less coming out Friday morning, even as most knew this day was come to come eventually. But with Detroit general manager Ken Holland’s confirmation of the retirement of Zetterberg, there’s more than a little disappointment in the air. The 37-year-old was a big questionContinue reading “Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg’s Career is Over”

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”

Playoff Matchups – Stanley Cup Finals

The season is drawing to a close and we are now faced with the Stanley Cup Finals! This year’s matchup is a rematch from last year’s Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Detroit Red Wings matchup, marking the first time since 1984 with the Edmonton Oilers faced the New York Islanders a second time. The Oilers took theContinue reading “Playoff Matchups – Stanley Cup Finals”