Red Wings Rumors & News

  • NHL announces 2016 Winter Classic, Stadium Series "The National Hockey League set its outdoor calendar for the 2015-16 season during a press conference Saturday afternoon at Nationwide Arena. The Boston Bruins will host the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, playing the rival Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Sadium in Foxborough,..." January 25

  • Report: Wings to play Avalanche outdoors next season

    Detroit News "The Red Wings are likely take part in another NHL outdoor game. TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting the league will announce during this All-Star weekend in Columbus outdoor games next season in Colorado and Minnesota. The game in Colorado would feature the rivalry game between the Red Wings and..." January 24

  • Wings' Mantha slowly learning pro game with Griffins

    Detroit Free Press "With his regulars enjoying a five-day vacation, courtesy of the NHL's All-Star break, Ken Holland is eyeing what he hopes is at least one future star. Holland, general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, is in Grand Rapids to watch the Griffins, the Wings' pipeline when they need replenishment...." January 24

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Red Wings hold off Wild for rare shootout win

    Detroit News "This was an exciting way for the Red Wings to go into the All-Star break but they gladly would have done without the excitement. They defeated the Minnesota Wild 5-4 in a shootout, only their second shootout victory (2-7) of the season, which gave the Red Wings a five-game winning streak..." January 21

  • Wings hope to have Gustavsson, Jurco back after break

    Fox Sports Detroit "The Wings hope to have two players back soon after the All-Star break. Goaltender Jonas Gustavsson has not played since dislocating his left shoulder Nov. 5 at the New York Rangers. Forward Tomas Jurco hasn't played since leaving after the second period because of back spasms Jan. 6 in..." January 20

  • Zetterberg's leadership, sixth career hat trick lifts Red Wings to comeback win over Sabres

    Michigan Live "The captain, Henrik Zetterberg, didn't need to yell at the team during the first intermission Sunday. The players knew how lousy they performed and were embarrassed. Zetterberg apparently just raised his voice a little, offered some advice and led the way. Zetterberg scored three goals in..." January 19

  • Red Wings cap grueling road stretch with dramatic OT victory against Blues

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings are finally heading home after playing six straight games and eight of the last nine on the road. With the next three games scheduled for Joe Louis Arena, they'll also be riding a nice wave of momentum after capping that stretch with two straight victories - including an..." January 16

  • Red Wings like challenge of playing one of best

    Detroit News "During the long, grueling NHL schedule, there are some games that stand out as milestones, as good tests to see just where a team is at that point. The Red Wings encounter one such stiff test Thursday in St. Louis. This old Central Division rivalry has been clipped somewhat since the Red..." January 15

  • Wings put damper on Hasek's night, down Sabres 3-1

    Detroit News "Petr Mrazek put the puck deep into his bag but was ready to bring it out if needed later before he boarded the bus. The puck had Dominik Hasek's No. 39 on it, was a ceremonial puck on the night Hasek's number was raised to the rafters Tuesday in Buffalo, a night the Red Wings spoiled with a 3-1..." January 14

  • Todd Bertuzzi ready to make AHL debut

    USA Today "The only hockey Todd Bertuzzi played during the past few months was in Detroit beer leagues, so Monday was a big change of pace for the 18-year NHL veteran. "I think I had eight-point game so the guys all said 'OK, I think you need to move up a level.' This is the next step," Bertuzzi joked..." January 13

  • 12d
    Brendan Savage @BrendanSavage

    Ken Holland said ultrasound confirms Jimmy Howard has slight groin tear; out 2-4 weeks

  • 13d
    Brendan Savage @BrendanSavage

    Jimmy Howard's All-Star Game status: “He won’t play in the All-Star Game for sure," said coach Mike Babcock.

  • 14d
    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    UPDATE: The #RedWings have recalled Tom McCollum from the @griffinshockey; Jimmy Howard has been placed on IR.

  • 14d
    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Wings said Howard suffered groin injury and is being attended to by trainers and doctors in the dressing room. He will not return to game.

  • 15d
    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Babcock said Zetterberg and Quincey good to go tonight. Howard starting. Only other change is Pulkkinen in for Cleary.

  • Wings beat Flames, win 2 of 3 on western swing

    Detroit News "The road hasn't been all that bad for the Red Wings yet. They finished the western Canada portion of this six-game trip Wednesday with their second consecutive victory, defeating Calgary, 3-2. Riley Sheahan, Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader (power play) scored as the Red Wings went..." January 08

  • Red Wings recall Teemu Pulkkinen "The Detroit Red Wings today recalled winger Teemu Pulkkinen from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and placed Johan Franzen on injured reserve. Pulkkinen, 23, sits atop the AHL leaderboard with 20 goals in 33 games and is second in the league with 39 points (20-19-39). The Vantaa, Finland, native..." January 08

  • Red Wings continue mastery of Oilers

    Detroit News "The domination the Red Wings have over the Edmonton Oilers continues. There are few sure bets but one definitely is the Red Wings defeating the Edmonton Oilers, the latest example being Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Oilers. The Red Wings have won seven straight games against Edmonton and have..." January 07

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    Two more fined $2,000 by the NHL for diving - Detroit's Gustav Nyquist and Florida's Vincent Trocheck. I like this effort by the league.

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    As @SunGarrioch noted, Todd Bertuzzi's rep has reached out to OTT about a PTO with Binghamton in AHL but nothing formalized at this point.

  • After two frustrating years, Helm 'stronger, smarter'

    Detroit News "Darren Helm sensed an opportunity and took advantage of it. Helm got the puck inside the blue line, had a little bit of gap between him and New Jersey's Eric Gelinas, and began driving toward the net. "I could tell their guy was a little tired," said Helm, of the Devils defenseman, as it was..." January 02

  • 25d
    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Ouellet is in for Lashoff tonight. That's the only change. Howard starting. Andersson and Cleary scratched.

  • 26d
    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Kindl has been placed on short term IR (7 days) with sprained elbow. They'll probably recall Ouellet.

  • Red Wings take show on the road for critical stretch

    Detroit News "Think about the wives and girlfriends, coach Mike Babcock said. With the Red Wings pretty much camped at home for the past month, think about the aggravation of their wives and girlfriends and the fact the ladies need a break. It's time for the Red Wings to hit the road, for a while. "You..." December 27

  • Red Wings ride wave of power play's potency

    Detroit News "It's been a puzzle at times this season, a source of frustration for the Red Wings. When the Red Wings' power play goes into deep slumber, it's fair to ask how a unit with so much offensive talent can go so silent. The unit ranked near the bottom of the league through much of the first..." December 26

  • Red Wings offense breaks loose in win over Sabres

    Detroit News "The holiday break is going to be a little sweeter for the Red Wings. They made mistakes and lost two players during the game, but they scored some goals for a change and defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-3. Tomas Tatar had two power-play goals, and Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen (power..." December 24

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Weiss confirms he is in tonight. Mrazek first off ice, so he is starting.

  • Weiss is ‘ready’ to play Tuesday versus Sabres

    Pro Hockey Talk "Stephen Weiss is “ready” to play, and it’s expected he’ll in the lineup when Detroit hosts Buffalo Tuesday night. Weiss has been injured and out of the lineup since Dec. 12. Limited to just 11 games this season, the 31-year-old forward has managed an impressive four goals and six assists. In..." December 23

  • Avalanche defeats Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in shootout

    Denver Post "It was only fitting that, after producing just 12 shots and riding goalie Calvin Pickard for the scoreless first two periods, the Avalanche would ride the rookie sensation all the way to the extended end Sunday night at Joe Louis Arena. Pickard, who entered overtime having allowed just two..." December 22

  • New York Islanders 2, Detroit Red Wings 1: Brock Nelson leads the way

    Lighthouse Hockey "For some reason that only the benevolent hockey gods can explain, the New York Islanders have had lots of recent success against the Detroit Red Wings, particularly at Joe Louis Arena, and now that the Islanders are a top team in the league the hockey gods have not yet seen fit to change..." December 20

  • Wings still waiting on Weiss

    Detroit News "The last thing Stephen Weiss needed was another injury, something else to knock him out of the lineup. But Weiss hurt his shoulder Dec. 12 against Florida, and back on the sidelines Weiss went for the last three games, hoping he'll return for Sunday's game against Colorado but not knowing for..." December 20

  • Gordie Howe's remarkable recovery reportedly due to medical treatments in Mexico

    Fox Sports "Gordie Howe is Mr. Hockey. He also apparently has traits of Superman. The legendary NHL star, 86, was reported to have been battling for his life following a series of strokes. However, it was recently reported that the former Detroit Red Wing Hall of Famer had taken a turn for the better...." December 19

  • Wings' Franzen feeling good for first time in weeks

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen has been ill at ease, physically and statistically. He practiced today for the first time this week, after battling a sickness bad enough that he got blood work done. He never feared that he had mumps, the infection that has spread through NHL locker..." December 18

  • Blue Jackets notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Red Wings

    The Cannon "In a game of playoff-level intensity, the Blue Jackets brought sixty five minutes plus of effort and notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings. It's a December to Remember. The Blue Jackets took their six game winning streak into The Joe on Tuesday night, hoping to..." December 17

  • Holland: ‘I’m not against fighting’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Over the course of the last nine seasons the Detroit Red Wings have been at the bottom of the league when it comes to fighting majors in every season but one. That doesn’t mean the team’s general manager, Ken Holland, is against fighting. “I’m not against fighting. We prioritize that on our..." December 17

  • DeKeyser, Abdelkader in, Franzen/Weiss out & fa la la masks

    kuklaskorner "The Detroit Red Wings face a stiff task in ending their 0-1-and-2 streak against a Columbus Blue Jackets team that's a) won 6 straight games and b) has a 7-2-and-1 record against Detroit of late when the teams tangle this evening (7:30 PM on FSD/FS Ohio/97.1 FM), and the Wings' morning skate..." December 16

  • 40d
    CapGeek @capgeek

    Daniel Cleary is now one game away from collecting a $1M performance bonus for appearing in 10 games this season. #RedWings

  • 41d
    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Babcock said Tatar and Franzen expected to play tomorrow. Just sick. Not mumps.

  • 43d
    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Hearing separated shoulder for Stephen Weiss.

  • The asking price for Detroit to get Tyler Myers is reportedly…

    Pro Hockey Talk "From Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, it’s… …prospect Dylan Larkin, a roster player along the lines of a Riley Sheahan or Tomas Jurco, and a first-round pick. Debate among yourselves whether Myers is worth that. Assuming the report is accurate, GM Ken Holland has no doubt been debating it..." December 13

  • Leafs backup goalie James Reimer leads Toronto to win in Detroit

    Toronto Sun "The last time James Reimer started a game was all the way back on Nov. 15. But when he finally got his chance between the pipes again, he didn’t disappoint. Reimer made at least a half-dozen highlight reel saves among his 41 stops as Toronto defeated the Red Wings 2-1 in a shootout in Detroit..." December 11

  • Report: Babcock and Red Wings close to a long-term deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Babcock won’t be testing the open market after all. According to a report in The Windsor Star, Babcock and the Red Wings are nearing a deal, which will keep the 51-year-old behind Detroit bench long-term. Bob Duff reports the deal could happen as early as this month and will make..." December 11

  • Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader back at practice

    Detroit News "Justin Abdelkader was back on the ice and working with his Red Wings teammates Tuesday, but don't expect a quick return just yet. Abdelkader has missed the last four games with a shoulder injury but was back at practice Tuesday wearing a gray, non-contact jersey. "I'm feeling better,"..." December 10

  • Wings win third in row, downing 'Canes to go atop Atlantic

    Detroit News "No morning skate, little time to rest after an emotional victory the night before, but it didn't matter for Pavel Datsyuk. He was ready to go Sunday against the Carolina Hurricanes. "We didn't have practice, I like it," said Datsyuk, who along with linemates Tomas Tatar and Darren Helm led..." December 08

  • Babcock earns career win No. 500 as Red Wings come back to beat Rangers

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Babcock, with that legendary stare and time ticking in his current contract, has now won 500 games as a National Hockey League head coach. He achieved the milestone Saturday night, as his Detroit Red Wings came back to defeat the New York Rangers by a final score of 3-2. The Red Wings..." December 07

  • Finishing strong is Red Wings' top priority

    Detroit News "They got to the third period against the Stars on Thursday, ahead by a goal, and one had to wonder how it would go. Among the recent priorities for the Red Wings is closing out games. Often enough this season, with a lead in the third period, the team's foot has come off the gas pedal, and..." December 06

  • Anthony Mantha ‘hard on myself right now,’ but Griffins understand level of adjustment

    Michigan Live "After Anthony Mantha went pointless for the fourth time in five games, Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill was unconcerned Friday as he stressed the jump the touted rookie is going through. After two goals in his first four games, Mantha has since been scoreless with just one assist. He..." December 06

  • Detroit 5, Dallas 2: Wings shine in 'bounce back' game

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings returned to their productive ways, restoring order to their week. Two nights after an outing described as brutal by their coach, they built a good lead, and then rebuilt it, to earn a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars Thursday at Joe Louis Arena. "Huge for us get a good..." December 05

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