He was one of the best defensemen in the NHL. They called him the “Vladiator.” Vladimir Konstantinov’s aggressive plays helped win the Red Wings the Stanley Cup for the first time in 42 years in 1997.
There is a photo of Sebastian Cossa at the prospect tournament making the rounds on social media. The photo shows him standing in the hall near the rink and waiting to step on the ice. He appears to be towering over the other Detroit Red Wings prospects. A tall goalie.
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The Traverse City Prospects Tournament is always filled with interesting plotlines to follow, no matter which participating team you follow. Of course the host team, the Detroit Red Wings, always aim to put on a good show for the fans while also getting a good look at the future of the franchise. While this year’s tournament was a little less “tournament” and a little more “showcase”, there was still good hockey played, and with that came a lot of information to sift through.
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The Detroit Red Wings are gradually becoming “painfully mediocre.” Management has addressed the forwards and defense, and as their prospects develop, the team will only get better. The only thing it will take to become truly competitive is time, and the 2021-22 season is going to be a step in the right direction.
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DETROIT -- Clark Park has been a sports haven for thousands of children in Detroit for more than 120 years. But if it wasn't for Anthony Benavides, the historic park in the heart of southwest Detroit would've been shut down 30 years ago. Benavides is a founding member of the...
Chase Pearson is a little older than your typical prospect at 24 and has been in the Detroit Red Wings organization for six years, fairly long for someone who hasn’t appeared in an NHL game. His opportunity has arrived. Pearson will be competing for a fourth-line forward spot when training...
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The Red Wings ended their three-game run in the NHL Prospects Tournament Sunday in Traverse City with a 7-3 loss to Columbus. Chase Pearson, Pasquale Zito and Mason Ward scored for the Wings, who finished 1-2 in the 2021 tournament. The Wings didn't dress forwards Lucas Raymond (team-leading three goals)...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Yegor Chinakhov is making it look as easy as “1-2-3" while scoring goals in bunches at the 2021 Traverse City NHL Prospects Tournament. Chinakhov, 20, had a hat trick for the Blue Jackets on Sunday in a 7-3 rout of the host Detroit Red Wings at Centre Ice Arena, giving him six goals in three games — all Columbus victories. He began the tournament with a goal in the team’s 4-3 overtime victory Thursday against the Toronto Maple Leafs, added two goals in a 5-3 victory Friday over the Dallas Stars and torched the Red Wings for three tallies.
The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on contracts with Andy Andreoff, Cole Bardreau, Otto Koivula, Paul LaDue and Dmytro Timashov. Andreoff appeared in six NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2020-21, and also recorded two goals in three AHL contests with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Entering his...
We all know that Pavel Datsyuk could do incredible and creative things when he stepped onto the ice on any given night but what people don’t know about him is how funny he can be off the ice. Here are five examples of Datsyuk’s hilarity in front of a camera.
Detroit — The Red Wings ended their three-game run in the NHL Prospects Tournament Sunday in Traverse City with a 7-3 loss to Columbus. Chase Pearson, Pasquale Zito and Mason Ward scored for the Wings, who finished 1-2 in the 2021 tournament. The Wings didn't dress forwards Lucas Raymond (team-leading...
The NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City continued Sunday with the Columbus Blue Jackets dominating the Detroit Red Wings 7-3. Columbus finished the tournament undefeated, finishing with a 3-0 record. The loss drops Detroit to 1-2 in the tournament after a 5-4 win over Dallas Thursday and a 5-2 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.
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TRAVERSE CITY — The NHL Prospect Tournament wrapped up on Monday with a pair of games. The Blue Jackets defeated the Maple Leafs, 7-6, in overtime. The Stars picked up their first win over the Blues, 7-3. Columbus went to overtime twice in the tournament, winning both times. They were the only team to not lose in this year’s tournament.