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”

What Went Wrong: Detroit Red Wings

2018-2019 was, unsurprisingly, another bad season for the Detroit Red Wings. The club finished seventh in the Atlantic Division and 14th in the Eastern Conference. The Red Wings finished up with a 32-40-10 record. To their credit, they did manage seven wins in their last 10 games. That’s…something. But by missing the playoffs for theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Detroit Red Wings”

Red Wings: Too Little, Too Late as Detroit Picks Up Some Wins

The Detroit Red Wings may not have a lot to show for themselves at this point, with the playoffs out of the picture and just 66 points. But a funny thing is happening as the season pulls into the station: the Red Wings are winning. They’re 5-5 in their last 10 games and have wonContinue reading “Red Wings: Too Little, Too Late as Detroit Picks Up Some Wins”

Red Wings: Is the Ken Holland Era Over?

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is approaching this trade deadline like it’s his last. It may well be. Apart from any portentous overtones, Holland knows that he may be out in the Motor City as the team transitions. He’s got a year to go on his contract, but there’s a fog of ambiguityContinue reading “Red Wings: Is the Ken Holland Era Over?”

Red Wings: Trade Deadline Sellers Once More

The Detroit Red Wings approach the impending trade deadline with a sense of routine. It’s the norm to be sellers when this time of year creeps around, as the days of contendership in the Motor City are long gone. There is always the possibility that things return to the glory days, but those dreams areContinue reading “Red Wings: Trade Deadline Sellers Once More”