Oilers: Holland Makes an Impact on Deadline Day

The Edmonton Oilers were busy on trade deadline day, bolstering their roster in an attempt to make a run at the Stanley Cup. General manager Ken Holland started Sunday night by acquiring defenceman Mike Green, then added forwards Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Ennis on Monday. Athanasiou is being lauded for his speed – and rightlyContinue reading “Oilers: Holland Makes an Impact on Deadline Day”

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”

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”