The Detroit Red Wings 5-4 loss to Columbus only muddled things a bit more as the Red Wings enter their third offseason with Steve Yzerman running the show. The third one may in fact be the charm that sees a pivot for the beginning of the end of the rebuild’s dog days. With the Red
The final game of the season. To some, it’s music to their ears, to others, it’s a sad milestone that means no more Red Wings hockey. Expectations have always been low, given how banged up the team is, and how bad the Blue Jackets have been. Somehow, both teams, who are fighting in the basement,
May 8, 2021; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (left) celebrates with teammate center Michael Rasmussen (27) after scoring a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Red Wings Notebook: Blue Jackets Loom for Final Seventh-Place Battle by Jeff Hawkins
Game Day Updates Technically, Smith and Veleno got put back on the Taxi Squad today. Likely they’ll be back up for gametime. John Tortorella says postgame Matiss Kivlenieks will start again tomorrow in goal. He ended up with 31 saves on 34 shots against. #CBJ — Jeff Svoboda (@JacketsInsider) May 8, 2021 Dude scored his
During a span of 3 minutes 2 seconds Friday night, the Detroit Red Wings completely changed their 2020-21 fortunes. Sort of. Down 2-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Joseph Veleno, Danny DeKeyser and Jabuk Vrana strung together goals in short second-period work, leading the Red Wings to a 5-2 victory, vaulting them into seventh place
Time: 7:00 PM EST Place: Nationwide Arena TV: BSOH, BSDET Radio: 97.1 FM The Ticket/1270 AM Blue Jackets Blog: The Cannon Detroit came back from a multi-goal deficit to win last night’s game. This was the first time all season they’ve done this. Now we need a shorthanded goal to accomplish things we haven’t done
Detroit Red Wings approach final weekend with gratitude. Here’s why – Freep “I’ve always been somebody to stress appreciating what you have in front of you today, and appreciating the opportunities you have, and trying to seize on those opportunities.” Apparently the answer is “because Jeff Blashill told them to. “ Vancouver’s Zack MacEwen has
Another year, another bottom five finish for the Detroit Red Wings. The team continues to trudge through the rebuild, slowly gathering assets and trade capital along the way. Some of the past few year’s acquisitions might finally make their way into the roster, and training camp will be the first chance to see them in
[From the Griffins] GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Riley Barber’s second goal of the game with 12.1 seconds left on Friday completed four-point nights for him and Kyle Criscuolo and gave the Grand Rapids Griffins a hard-fought 5-4 win over the Chicago Wolves at Van Andel Arena. After the Griffins had surrendered a 4-2 lead in
Apr 29, 2021; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Joe Veleno (90) skates before the game against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Red Wings Preview: Closing out the Season with Columbus by Alex Faber The Detroit Red Wings didn’t help their draft odds, but Joe Veleno
Our second to last Mickey Redmond flannel of the season. Ken Daniels said “this whole season has been a dog’s breakfast” as Jack Daniels (the dog) makes his Light the Lamp pick. Cherish these moments, gang. Starting lineup! Erne is out and Brome is back in for his first Wings game in almost a month.
Game Day Updates Changes in #CBJ lineup tonight vs #LGRW include Lehtonen and Kukan coming out, Peeke and Harrington coming back in. Kivlenieks will start in net for his first NHL action in more than a year. — Brian Hedger (@BrianHedger) May 7, 2021 Not even a “gameday” update, but Dylan Larkin’s best bud switching
The Red Wings are heading into their last series of the season against fellow Central Division basement-dweller, the Columbus Blue Jackets. Here are a few headliners as we head into the final two games of the season. Lottery Watch Detroit and Columbus are both on a race for better draft position. After winning a game
Time: 7:00 PM EST Place: Nationwide Arena TV: BSOH, BDT+ Radio: 97.1 FM The Ticket/1270 AM Blue Jackets Blog: The Cannon The penultimate prelude to the season’s end starts tonight as the Red Wings square off against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Wings went home with two wins from their last back-to-back bout against the
Bobby Ryan still fits into the Detroit Red Wings rebuild. Here’s how – Freep “He cares about helping people, he cares about our hockey team growing,” Blashill said. “Any time you’re trying to develop young people, they have to have great role models. They have to have great papa bears that can help them work
In 2019, the Detroit Red Wings seemed to have found their core. Although the team was terrible, the trio of Larkin, Tyler Bertuzzi and Anthony Mantha provided some hope for the future, each averaging over .68 points per game (Bertuzzi .68, Larkin .75 and Mantha .88). However, the core had some major alterations this year.
In the eighth round of the shootout last Saturday, Detroit Red Wings unsung leader Sam Gagner claimed possession of the puck at center ice. He weaved right. Then left, before stickhandling – and adding a bit of distraction – in the crease. Spotting an opening, Gagner released a rising wrister over Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Curtis
As the season in Hockeytown draws to a close, fans and front office aficionados have their eyes set on the offseason. From the draft lottery to the start of free agency season, the offseason has become, at times, the most exciting thing with the Detroit Red Wings. It’s the time where new faces don the
With the abundance of cap room Steve Yzerman will have at his disposal this offseason, the Detroit Red Wings general manager likely will target long-term, short-term and smart-money moves. Re-signing injured veteran Bobby Ryan fits each philosophy: Long-Term: Ryan’s experience as a top-prospect-turned-dependable-veteran will aid the development of several young players rising through the organization.