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”

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?”

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”

Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall Out with Knee Injury

Yet another team will make a playoff push without a key player, as the Detroit Red Wings announced that defenceman Niklas Kronwall will be on the shelf for one to three weeks with a slight knee sprain. The blueliner sustained the injury on Saturday night as his team faced off against the New York Rangers.Continue reading “Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall Out with Knee Injury”