Detroit Free Press

Simon Edvinsson and other hopeful Detroit Red Wings will start their auditions for a spot in the lineup Sept. 27. That’s when the Wings commence an eight-game exhibition slate that features a pair of matchups each against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs. The warmup for the regular season (that schedule will
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Steve Yzerman has been a dual Canada-U.S. citizen since 2001, but his commitment to his adopted country doesn’t preclude making major announcements over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. He appears to still be contemplating who the next head coach of the Detroit Red Wings should be, nearly nine weeks after the position opened. Connect
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The Detroit Red Wings–Colorado Avalanche rivalry took center stage Sunday afternoon, hours before the Avalanche played for the Stanley Cup in Game 6 at Tampa Bay. ESPN’s E60 “Unrivaled” documentary dug deep into the legendary feud of the late 1990s-early 2000s, and it lived up to the hype for people following along on social media. The show
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Among general manager Steve Yzerman’s possible options when he makes his first selection in next month’s draft is an elusive dynamo with silky smooth hands and elite playmaking abilities. Asked about Matthew Savoie at the NHL combine, Conor Geekie described his Winnipeg Ice teammate as “probably the fastest player I’ve ever played with. Sometimes I even
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There’s a moment about midway through ESPN’s “E60” episode on the Detroit Red Wings-Colorado Avalanche rivalry, when Mike Vernon recalls advice from his brother: “If you’re ever in a fight, just don’t stop throwing punches.” It perfectly describes the “Fight Night” that erupted March 26, 1997, a game that, even 25 years on, is embedded
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Detroit Wing Co.’s Woodhaven location on Monday will host a chicken wing eating contest emceed by former Red Wing Darren McCarty. The competition is between members of Woodhaven’s police and fire departments. Those representatives will set out to eat as many bone-in classic-style Detroit Wing Co.(DWC) wings as they can within 20 minutes. The department
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Nearly eight weeks have passed since general manager Steve Yzerman opened the Detroit Red Wings‘ head coaching position, and it’s still vacant. Other NHL teams have made hires: This week saw former Plymouth Whalers coach Peter DeBoer hired by the Dallas Stars; previously the Vegas Golden Knights snapped up former Grand Rapids Griffins coach Bruce
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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Moritz Seider got what he deserved: He was the top vote-getter for the 2022 Calder Trophy. The annual award recognizes the NHL’s top rookie. It’s the first time it has gone to a Wings player since Roger Crozier in 1965. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association voted at the conclusion of the regular
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