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Former Red Wing Todd Bertuzzi sentenced for drunk driving

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi, reportedly caught driving with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, will serve no more time behind bars for the offense that landed him in the Oakland County Jail for about 12 hours, a judge has ruled. But he...
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Red Wings Draft: Why Steve Yzerman selects Mason McTavish

The Detroit Red Wings need a center to strengthen down the middle. Could Mason McTavish be that guy? Matthew Beniers and Kent Johnson could both be gone by the time Detroit selects sixth. Dylan Guenther, should he slip, might be another guy Yzerman snaps up even though he’s a winger–the upside is just too good to ignore.
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Editorial: Who Would Steve Yzerman Pick First Overall?

Well, it looks like fortune has finally swung Detroit’s way – just not in the hockey. After watching the Pistons break the Detroit lottery curse, it got me thinking: what if the Red Wings had received the first overall pick in this years draft? Who would Steve Yzerman select at the top of the draft if given the chance?
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Islanders fans throwing beer cans at their own players: stupid, awesome, or awesomely stupid?

In fairness to New York Islanders fans, throwing stuff on the ice is not exactly a foreign concept in the NHL. We throw hats on the ice for a hat trick. Red Wings fans have thrown octopuses, Predators fans catfish, Panthers fans Brad Marchands rats. If stuff being thrown on the ice offends you, you've either never experienced it in person or you're just a huge buzz kill.
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Detroit Red Wings: How Good is Lucas Raymond?

Detroit Red Wings General Manager Steve Yzerman selected Lucas Raymond fourth overall in the 2020 Entry Draft. In April, Raymond signed his three-year Entry Level contract with the Red Wings. It is expected that Raymond will make his North American debut next season. Was Lucas Raymond a consolation prize in...

After the Buzzer | Sam Gagner

From their bond with fans to their efforts in the community and everything in between 'After the Buzzer' is a weekly series taking readers beyond the rink to shine a light and provide insight on players’ lives away from the game. When he is not getting his work in ahead...
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Red Wings: Should Frans Nielsen’s Contract be Bought Out?

Much has been written about Detroit Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen and whether or not he’s played his final season in Hockeytown. From a financial standpoint, his $5.25M AAV contract hasn’t affected the cap as it did in years past, but the argument of buying him out makes sense. Here’s...

Red Wings snap out of 5-game losing streak

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Red Wings were in a bit of a rough patch entering Wednesday's game. Their five-game losing streak was their worst losing streak in more than a month, but blue skies and an afternoon game might have just been the recipe to snap out of that funk.

Leswick was unlikely hero for Red Wings in 1954 Stanley Cup Final

Forward scored overtime goal in Game 7 against Canadiens by accident. On April 16, 1954, Red Wings forward Tony Leswick scores the series-winning goal in overtime to defeat the Canadiens to win the Stanley Cup. 01:05 •. Legendary hockey reporter Stan Fischler writes a weekly scrapbook for Fischler, known...

Red Wings Draft Candidates: Fabian Lysell

Some prospects are more polarizing than others. Sometimes it’s a matter of where a player plays. Other times, it’s about how much they play. In the case of the prospect I’m highlighting today, it’s about how the prospect conducts themselves. Fabian Lysell is a very confident young man. He is...

Quick Hits: The Coming to Terms Edition

Lundqvist’s injury wasn’t the only emotional rollercoaster Vanecek went on during the season. At the trade deadline, the Capitals, in a shock, dealt 2018 Stanley Cup champion Jakub Vrana and veteran Richard Panik to the Detroit Red Wings for Anthony Mantha. Vrana, who appeared to have a falling out with Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette, is Vanecek’s best friend. The two grew up together in Hershey and train and hang out together during the offseason in the Czech Republic. During Development Camp interviews, Vrana would translate for Vanecek.
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Zach Hyman Replacements Maple Leafs Should Target as UFAs

If the Toronto Maple Leafs do, in fact, lose Zach Hyman in free agency, the team has a big decision to make. Do they try to replace his production with one forward? Or, do they look at a couple of players to come in and do the heavy lifting by committee? The $6 million the Leafs are not spending on Hyman if he leaves could be used in a variety of ways.
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Washington Capitals: Looking back at the Jakub Vrana trade

On April 12 the Washington Capitals made a trade that shocked the National Hockey League world. They sent away Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik along with a first rounder and a 2022 second rounder to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Anthony Mantha. Some fans said good riddance to Vrana...

Red Wings Off-Season Player Profile: Dylan Larkin

Entering his sixth season in the league, forward Dylan Larkin was aiming to help lead the Detroit Red Wings in a positive direction this past season, and while the organization finished near the bottom of the standings once again, he tried his hardest to make this team as competitive as possible.

Red Wings Wrap-Up: Filip Zadina continues taking steps toward greatness

DETROIT -- When Filip Zadina was the sixth overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, he was widely considered as one of the biggest steals in the first round of the Draft. And now, after his first full season with the Detroit Red Wings, Zadina is showing flashes of the brilliance that garnered such hype coming out of the 2018 class.
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Detroit Red Wings: The Top Three Centers in the Draft

It’s no secret that center is a pressing positional need for the Detroit Red Wings. After Dylan Larkin and Joe Veleno, there’s a steep drop off in Detroit’s depth. With the 6th overall pick in this year’s draft, Steve Yzerman has the opportunity to bolster the pipeline massively with a near-elite center. So, who’s at the top?