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: Detroit Hopeful as Yzerman Named New General Manager

Steve Yzerman has been named the new general manager and executive vice president of the Detroit Red Wings, the team announced Friday. For many in Detroit, the announcement amounted to a great Friday and Yzerman’s return to the Motor City is an “about time” moment. Indeed, Stevie Y’s return to the Red Wings was almostContinue reading “Red Wings: Detroit Hopeful as Yzerman Named New General Manager”

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”

Lightning: Tampa Makes History with 50th Win

With their 5-1 win over the fraught Ottawa Senators on Saturday, the Tampa Bay Lightning reached their 50th win this season and made a little history in the process. The Lightning earned win number 50 just their 66th game of the season, tying the Detroit Red Wings of 1995-1996 as the fastest NHL teams toContinue reading “Lightning: Tampa Makes History with 50th Win”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning went 8-1-1 for their last 10 games last season, but it wasn’t enough to make the post-season. There were reasons for the shortfall, like the injury to Steven Stamkos that kept him out of action after just 17 games. Ryan Callahan was out of action as well. He was limited toContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”