Red Wings Rumors & News

  • Mrazek carries Wings to Game 1 win over Lightning 3-2

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings felled Tampa Bay's Goliath. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Petr Mrazek made 44 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings steal a 3-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning, delighting a small but vocal fan base that had infiltrated Amalie Arena. Just like that, the Wings have..." April 17

  • Lightning GM Yzerman not excited to face Red Wings "General manager Steve Yzerman is pleased to have the Tampa Bay Lightning back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for a second straight season. However, the 2009 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee isn't so excited the opponent for their Eastern Conference First Round series, which begins at Amalie Arena on..." April 16

  • Howard disappointed he's not starting for Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "Jimmy Howard admitted today that he was disappointed about not being the starting goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 on Thursday. Wings coach Mike Babcock announced Monday that Petr Mrazek was getting the nod when the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning begins Thursday in..." April 15

  • Babcock concentrating on playoffs, not next coaching gig

    Fox Sports Detroit "Any thought that this might be some kind of last-roundup in Detroit for Red Wings coach Mike Babcock and his players heading into these Stanley Cup playoffs is, well, not any thought at all. "We're playing Tampa. That's what I'm dealing with 100 percent," the coach said after Tuesday's..." April 14

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    Per Coach Babcock; Petr Mrazek will start game 1 in Tampa. #RedWings

  • Mrazek blanks Hurricanes; playoff starter TBA

    Detroit News "Petr Mrazek got the start in net over Jimmy Howard Saturday for the Red Wings. Will it be Mrazek again for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against Tampa Bay? Coach Mike Babcock said after Saturday's 2-0 victory over Carolina he'd made up his mind but was not going to divulge his..." April 12

  • Eller strikes Red Wings in OT as Price makes history

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Lars Eller scored at 1:21 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings as Carey Price set a team record with his 43rd victory of the season on Thursday night at the Bell Centre. The win allowed the Canadiens to stay two points ahead of Tampa Bay in the..." April 10

  • Babcock says Wings' goalie situation remains clouded

    Detroit News "The Red Wings are headed into the playoffs but who the starting goaltending will be is anyone's guess. Coach Mike Babcock couldn't name the starter after Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Montreal after Jimmy Howard allowed three poor goals in Babcock's mind. "They can't go in, period," said..." April 10

  • Detroit rallies in third, moves step closer to clinching playoff berth

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings rallied in the third period Tuesday and moved a step closer to clinching a playoff berth. Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk scored in the third period to erase a one-goal deficit, lifting the Red Wings past the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings..." April 08

  • Red Wings' Cole out for season with spine contusion "Detroit Red Wings forward Erik Cole has been advised by doctors to sit out the remainder of the regular season and the Stanley Cup Playoffs because of a spine contusion, according to the team. Cole said he sustained the injury in the first period of an overtime loss against the Arizona Coyotes..." April 08

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg busts out of goal drought

    Detroit Free Press "Henrik Zetterberg spoke in the morning of how he needed to be there for his team. By evening, he showed how it's done, scoring first and setting up the game-winner as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2, Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. The Wings can clinch a playoff spot if they..." April 08

  • New Russian bill could ban Ovechkin, others from Olympics "Proposed legislation in Russia could prevent a number of hockey superstars from ever competing at the Olympics again. According to the Associated Press, “Russian parliament will consider barring athletes from competing in more than two Olympics.” The bill, which was put forward by lawmaker..." April 07

  • Wings' Zetterberg mystified about solution for his slump

    Detroit News "A lot of Red Wings fans aren't happy with the way Henrik Zetterberg has been playing, and neither is Zetterberg. With just one goal in the last 27 games (17 points total), Zetterberg is bemoaning his offensive production as the Red Wings have slipped in the standings. "This time of year I'm..." April 07

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Babcock said he expects Datsyuk to play. He will use Zetterberg on the wing with Datsyuk and Helm.

  • Braden Holtby, Caps survive scare in 2-1 victory

    Washington Post "With each hurried step trainer Greg Smith took, sliding from the visiting bench to the opposite net, slipping on his medical gloves for closer inspection, more and more Washington Capitals fans found themselves forgetting to breathe. Outside the crease, their monument to endurance climbed onto one..." April 06

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Per Ken Holland, Justin Abdelkader (officially upper-body, read: hand, day-to-day) out vs. Caps, Daniel Cleary comes in. #RedWings

  • Actual Crack Smoker Rob Ford Elected To Hockey Hall Of Fame Board "Toronto’s former crack-smokin’, councilwoman-knockin’ mayor Rob Ford has been appointed to the Hockey Hall of Fame’s board of directors, according to the Canadian Press. Ford, who smoked crack while he was mayor, was elected to the board on March 25. A museum spokesman said Ford won’t be on the..." April 05

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Datsyuk said he is playing tomorrow. "I'm good to go"

  • Bruins rally for big 3-2 win over Red Wings

    Boston Herald "For the second game in a row, the Bruins worked their newfound third-period magic to erase a deficit, deliver a late game-winner and rob a close playoff competitor of any points. And that winner came from one of the most unlikely sources. Rookie defenseman Zach Trotman walked down from the..." April 03

  • Wings' Miller almost lost eye, wants to play next game

    Detroit Free Press "Drew Miller went from petrified to practicing in 16 hours. Like a typical hockey player, the Detroit Red Wings forward was back at work today, his face protected by a cage, his desire to contribute greater than the fear he had felt the night before, when a fluke event sent him fleeing off the..." April 02

  • Senators prove relentless in vital shootout win over Mrazek, Red Wings

    Ottawa Citizen "Revenge is best served with a cold move in the shootout. At least that’s the way it must have felt for Ottawa Senators winger Mark Stone. After three periods of frustration, including seven shots on goal against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek, Stone finally found the answer when it..." April 01

  • Wings' Miller cut near eye by skate; sight OK

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller rushed off the ice minutes into Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators at Joe Louis Arena after being struck by a skate in the face. Miller suffered two lacerations around his right eye, but the team announced there was no damage to the eye..." April 01

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    UPDATE: Riley Sheahan in; Erik Cole out. #RedWings

  • Red Wings G Petr Mrazek to start vs. Senators

    Click on Detroit "Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek will start Tuesday night against the Ottawa Senators at Joe Louis Arena, coach Mike Babcock said Tuesday morning. The 23-year-old netminder was pulled from Sunday's game against the New York Islanders after allowing four goals on 11 shots. It was his..." March 31

  • Isles finally break out, end skid with win over Red Wings

    New York Post "Jack Capuano insisted the Islanders weren’t panicking. Not after a three-game losing streak heading into Sunday’s game against the Red Wings or a seven-game winless streak at the Coliseum. But after the Isles allowed two goals less than two minutes into the game on Sunday, it seemed it might..." March 30

  • Red Wings' Babcock coaches only hours after father dies

    Fox Sports "Red Wings coach Mike Babcock coached the team Sunday in New York only hours after learning that his father, Mike Babcock Sr., died Saturday night in Saskatoon, Canada. He was 78. The coach said his father was sick for some time and had congestive heart failure and bad lungs. "In the end, we..." March 30

  • Datsyuk returns to Red Wings

    Pro Hockey Talk "There are two things that seem to define today: an unusual amount of afternoon games and a slew of returning stars. Add Pavel Datsyuk to that list, as he’s back in action for the Detroit Red Wings as they face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Datsyuk had been sidelined since March 15 with a..." March 28

  • Sharks beat sloppy Red Wings

    Fear The Fin "After years of exciting, competitive and meaningful games against the Detroit Red Wings, the San Jose Sharks played a sloppy, meaningless, albeit exciting, 6-4 win over the Winged Wheels on Thursday. The Sharks jumped out to a 2-0 lead only to see it evaporate in short order, but sloppy..." March 27

  • Wings' Mrazek will start Saturday after Howard pulled

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock didn't need a day to think about who should start in goal on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Babcock said after a 6-4 loss on Thursday night to the Sharks that Petr Mrazek would get the next start for the Wings. Jimmy Howard started for the..." March 27

  • Red Wings arena developer to address parking concerns

    Detroit Free Press "The developer of the new Red Wings arena is expected to resume discussions with the Detroit City Council today about construction of the arena amid concerns from some elected officials about where downtown visitors will park. A parking garage to be built next to the new Red Wings arena will..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Veteran NHLer Mikael Samuelsson calls it a career

    Pro Hockey Talk "One of just 25 members of the Triple Gold Club called it a career on Thursday, as longtime NHLer Mikael Samuelsson announced his retirement from hockey. Samuelsson, 38, scored 149 goals and 346 games in 699 career contests with the Sharks, Rangers, Penguins, Panthers, Red Wings and Canucks...." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Datsyuk confirms he's not ready. Feeling better but not good enough to play. Hoping for Saturday.

  • Coyotes find offense in back-and-forth OT win over Red Wings

    Arizona Republic "While bouncing among four NHL teams this season, winger Mark Arcobello somehow managed to avoid playing at Joe Louis Arena until he made a trip there Tuesday with the Coyotes to open a three-game road swing. "It's funny how that works," Arcobello said. The 26-year-old made quite the debut,..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Wings injured goalie Jonas Gustavsson stays positive

    Detroit News "It's been a frustrating season for goaltender Jonas Gustavsson. He has been limited to seven games because of a shoulder separation followed by concussion symptoms. But he hasn't let the setbacks deter his enthusiasm. "If you feel sorry for yourself, that's not going to help you," said..." March 25

  • Darren Helm's daughter born in his car

    Detroit News "Darren Helm is a speedy hockey player. His newborn has already shown that quality. Helm and his girlfriend, Devon, welcomed their second child, a girl named Rylee, into the world 2:15 a.m. Monday morning -- on the way to the hospital, not at the hospital. Devon delivered Rylee in Helm's..." March 24

  • Justin Abdelkader turning into reliable scorer, reaches 20-goal mark with OT winner vs. Blues

    Michigan Live "Justin Abdelkader has transformed his game during his sixth full season in the NHL. The veteran forward still does the things that have always made him valuable to the Detroit Red Wings. He goes hard into the corners after the puck, takes a beating in front of the net and sticks up for the Red..." March 23

  • Wings' Pavel Datsyuk back on ice, but return unknown

    Detroit News "There was a welcome teammate skating Monday morning at Red Wings practice. Pavel Datsyuk was there on the ice, getting ready. Now, Datsyuk didn't do much. He pretty much was left on his own, stickhandling or going one-on-one on goaltenders Jimmy Howard or Petr Mrazek. But the fact..." March 23

  • Panic in Hockeytown? No worries, say Wings

    Detroit News "There's no panic, no uneasiness, everything in the Red Wings locker room remains normal and businesslike. At least that's what they say. Never mind that the Eastern Conference standings would indicate something quite different. What was a casual stroll through the regular season into the..." March 22

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    Brendan Savage @BrendanSavage

    Ken Holland says Pavel Datsyuk (lower-body ache) will be examined Saturday at Joe Louis Arena to determine status for game Sunday vs. Blues

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Wings' Datsyuk (back) skipping two-game Florida trip

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings will head south for games against the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning without star center Pavel Datsyuk. But they'll likely have Darren Helm back on the ice. Datsyuk will not make the trip, Wings coach Mike Babcock said at practice today. "(He's) got a lower..." March 18

  • Darren Helm set to return, bolster Red Wings lines

    Detroit News "Darren Helm is likely to return to the Red Wings lineup Thursday against Florida. And with Helm available, the Red Wings are excited about their ability to put out four balanced and deep lines that could make this a formidable team in the playoffs. Helm skated Tuesday with most of the..." March 18

  • Will Babcock, like Suh and Scherzer, follow the money?

    Fox Sports Detroit "The clock is ticking on the 2014-15 NHL season, and with its conclusion also comes the end of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock's contract. And potentially a lot of hand-wringing. Will he go the way of other Detroit free agents, such as Max Scherzer and Ndamukong Suh, opting for a huge contract..." March 17

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Helm said as long as he doesn't have a setback in next day or two he'll be back for Thursday's game in Florida.

  • Wings bounce back big-time, crunch Penguins

    Detroit News "Enough was enough, as far as the Red Wings were concerned. Maybe Saturday's ugly loss in Philadelphia will prove to be rock bottom, because the Red Wings looked like an entirely different team Sunday in routing the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. Not just Sunday, but a different team from the one..." March 16

  • Zetterberg hopes Red Wings have hit 'rock bottom'

    Pro Hockey Talk "Here’s an understatement: things haven’t been going well for the Detroit Red Wings lately. With Saturday’s embarrassing 7-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Red Wings have now dropped four of their last five games. In that span, Detroit has been outscored 22-13. For a team that once..." March 15

  • Columbus win over Detroit, 3-1

    Columbus Dispatch "The score Blue Jackets 3, Red Wings 1 The skinny Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 saves, and he'd be the first to tell you that most of them were routine. His crease tonight looked like a country-road intersection in Kansas ... wide open, a tumbleweed bouncing past. After falling behind..." March 13

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