NHL training camps are getting underway this week, meaning a close to the 2023 offseason. There was plenty of money spent in free agency, but it was less active on the trade market. Still, a few teams did well to improve themselves through trades. Let’s review some of the best deals from the 2023 offseason.
Detroit — The Red Wings have missed the playoffs for the last seven consecutive seasons. General manager Steve Yzerman assembled a roster this summer that looks deeper and more talented in his fifth season managing the Wings. But to say it’s a playoffs-or-bust season, or having the playoffs as the single, sharp focus in mind,
Elmer Söderblom is a fascinating player to watch, with great skill to go with an absolutely massive 6-foot-8 frame. It is incredibly uncommon for players of that size to have the mobility and skill to actually succeed in the NHL as anything but a one-dimensional enforcer but Söderblom looks like the exception to that rule.
The Detroit Red Wings had a group of prospects up in Traverse City at the Prospect Tournament. While things did not go great for the Red Wings prospects up north, it was not great for forward Carter Mazur, who has found himself sidelined already. In the Detroit Red Wings’ first game of the Prospect Tournament,
Dmitri Buchelnikov was one of the first big surprises in the 2022 NHL Draft, going in the second round despite most fans and even public scouts having no clue who he was. Buchelnikov was drafted as an overage prospect who was first eligible for the 2021 Draft but had to wait another 12 months before
Detroit — There was a bit of uneasiness for Red Wings’ prospect Cross Hanas, and it was entirely understandable. For Hanas, last weekend’s NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City was his first live test after undergoing shoulder surgery around midseason, while playing in Grand Rapids. Hanas wasn’t sure what to expect once the puck dropped
With the annual Traverse City Prospects Tournament wrapping up, the high hopes that Detroit Red Wings fans had for the weekend did not translate to the ice, with the team going winless in three games. With that said, let’s take a look at some takeaways from the tournament for the Red Wings. Goalies Not Named
During his post-free agency press conference, Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman shared that he felt good about the players he brought in and how they’ll impact the team. In addition, he suggested that their additions would help elevate the play of those already on the roster. “We’ve added NHL-quality players to the roster
Stephen Whyno | Associated Press Mike Babcock resigned as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday after just two months on the job, following word earlier this week of him asking players to show him photos on their phones. The team announced Babcock’s shocking departure in the aftermath of an investigation by the NHL
It was a rough weekend for the Red Wings at the NHL Prospects Tournament. The Wings’ top young players ended a winless weekend Sunday at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City with a 6-5 loss to Toronto, the Wings’ third consecutive defeat. Cross Hanas had his second consecutive two-goal game, and Amadeus Lombardi, Nic Sima
The Detroit Red Wings have seen many impressive seasons throughout the years, some of the most impressive ones have occurred since 1985. Which players have recorded the best individual seasons for the Red Wings in this time span? Let’s take a look at them now. Steve Yzerman- 1988-89 Coming off the 1987-88 season where Steve
The Detroit Red Wings made a couple of trades around the 2023 NHL Entry Draft that left them with a new forward to throw into the mix. There was some intrigue when the team went out and made a draft day trade with the Edmonton Oilers. The Detroit Red Wings had acquired Kailer Yamamoto from
Detroit — Things looked good for a while Saturday for the Red Wings’ team at the NHL Prospects Tournament, but then they suddenly forgot to play defense. The Columbus Blue Jackets scored seven consecutive goals in a span of 10 minutes, 58 seconds in the second period, leading to a 10-7 victory over the Wings.
Every season there is a player who seems to have a breakout season for their team, whether it be a little-known player that comes out of nowhere to have a career year or a highly-touted prospect finally getting their break and making the most out of it. The Detroit Red Wings have a few different
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Boston Bruins don’t appear to be in a situation to currently push for either Mark Scheifele or Elias Lindholm. If they still have interest in either player, what’s the play? Meanwhile, where do both Lindholm and Scheifele sit with their respective teams? Finally, the staff at The Athletic asked
The Detroit Red Wings went out and made some big moves this off-season, beefing the roster up a bit. After a big 2022-23 season performance, the Red Wings hope to make further improvements and come out stronger in 2023-24. When it comes to the Detroit Red Wings roster, they have some new faces who should
Welcome to my rankings of the Detroit Red Wings’ top prospects! This series is going to be going over my thoughts on the top 10 Red Wings prospects, with an article dedicated to each of the top 10 players. Today I’ll be handing out some honorable mentions to some intriguing prospects in the pipeline who
Well, we’re back here again. Another year down. DetroitHockey.Net turns 27 today. For the first time in awhile, I can say that the last year for the site has been about what I expected. Last year I mentioned that I was going to be stripping down the site. DH.N would become just the blog. That
If you were to ask Andrew Copp, he would likely be the first to admit that he started slow upon joining his hometown, Detroit Red Wings. Things didn’t go well for the veteran center from the get-go with Detroit. Copp, 29, started the season battling an injury in addition to returning from an off-season surgery.
The Detroit Red Wings had themselves a busy summer. After a great season in 2022-23, the Red Wings continued to make improvements that hopefully woo them into a spot of playoff contention. The Detroit Red Wings made some additions via the free agent market, bringing in some new faces and beefing up some areas of