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Pavel Datsyuk – Rested, Rusty or Recuperating?

APRIL 21, 2014 — When the Detroit Red Wings were forced to play a total of  37 games this season without the injury-riddled Pavel Datsyuk, there wasn’t much in the way of good news for the Wings in regard to his absence. And it must have been one of the most difficult decisions that Datsyuk ever had to make ...Full Article

Playoffs Low Down and Dirty: Milan Lucic Spears Danny Dekeyser

APRIL 19, 2014 — Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic speared Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser Friday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series.  A classless ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings

Be ready.  That’s got to be Boston’s mantra after it drew the Red Wings as first round foe. We all saw what the Wings did to the Ducks last ...Full Article

March: Iginla, Nyquist, Giroux NHL 3 Stars of Month

APRIL 1, 2014 — NEW YORK — Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla, Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist and Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux have been named ...Full Article

Nyquist, Lundqvist & Iginla NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (March 24, 2014) – Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named ...Full Article

Franzen, Henrique and Kuemper NHL 3 Stars

MARCH 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Detroit Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen , New Jersey Devils center Adam Henrique and Minnesota Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper have been ...Full Article

Lehtonen, Nyqvist & Sekera NHL 3 Stars of Week

JANUARY 27, 2014 — NEW YORK — Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen, Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist and Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Andrej Sekera have been named the ...Full Article

NBC Presser: Winter Classic 2014 Top-Rated NHL Regular Season Game in History

JANUARY 2, 2014 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS — Overnight ratings of the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic is, according to NBC, the highest-rated NHL regular season broadcast in history.  Considering ...Full Article

NHL Announces Show Dates, Times for “Road to the Winter Classic” on HBO

DECEMBER 10, 2013 — It’s time for the “Road to the Winter Classic” television series to return.  Here’s the presser from the NHL: HBO SPORTS® AND THE NATIONAL HOCKEY ...Full Article

3 Stars: Malkin, Kronwall, Keith

DECEMBER 2, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

NHL: Cody McLeod Suspended 5 Games; Isles Grabner Suspended 2 Games

OCTOBER 22, 2013 — NEW YORK — The NHL announced two suspensions today: MACLEOD SUSPENDED 5 GAMES FOR BOARDING KRONWALL Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod has been suspended for ...Full Article

Gustavsson, Crosby, Marleau NHL 3 Stars of the Week

OCTOBER 21, 2013 — NEW YORK – Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and San Jose Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau have been named the ...Full Article

Video: Phoenix Coyotes Goaltender Mike Smith Scores a Goal

During a Saturday night victory by the Phoenix Coyotes over the Detroit Red Wings, goaltender Mike Smith scored a goal into an empty net.  Video courtesy National Hockey League: ...Full Article

Blues and Predators Restrict Purchases by Opposing Fans: Will other clubs follow suit?

AUGUST 23, 2013 — Transplanted Chicago Blackhawks fans, and maybe some Detroit Red Wings fans, too, will no longer be able to purchase single-game tickets to select St. Louis ...Full Article

Shawn Burr Dead at 47

AUGUST 6, 2013 — DETROIT — Shawn Burr, the Detroit Red Wings’ first round pick in the 1984 draft who spent 11 of his 16 NHL seasons in the ...Full Article

Red Recaps July in the NHL

Good day, eh.  I hope your summer’s as hot as Paulina Gretzky in a bikini.  I love summer because we Canadians switch to ball hockey and that means the ...Full Article

Daniel Alfredsson to Red Wings UPDATE

JULY 5, 2013 — HOCKEYTALK NEWS FLASH — UPDATED 10:13AM PT — 1yr./$5.5M for the Ottawa legend, who spent 17 seasons with the Senators. Daniel Alfredsson, long-serving captain of ...Full Article

Datsyuk Re-Ups with Red Wings for $22.5M/3yr. Extension

JUNE 18, 2013 — EDITOR’S NOTE — A player many consider to be the game’s greatest player, Pavel Datsyuk, signed a big-bucks extension with the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday. ...Full Article

Bergeron, Datsyuk & Toews Nominated for Selke Trophy (Best Defensive Forward)

NEW YORK (May 15, 2013) — Centers Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the ...Full Article

Choking the Duck

The other day I was sitting in the parking lot at my local rink watching the hockey moms as they dropped off their kids at practice.  A rather attractive ...Full Article

Red Wings’ Abdelkader Suspended Two Games For Charging

 NEW YORK (May 5, 2013) — Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader has been suspended for two games for charging Anaheim Ducks defenseman Toni Lydman during Game 3 of their Western ...Full Article

Flyers Acquire D Kent Huskins From Red Wings

MARCH 30, 2013 — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 6-4, 205-lb defenseman Kent Huskins from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL ...Full Article

Development Pays Dividends for the Red Wings

  Some teams go out and buy high priced free agents, some teams continue to get, and waste, high draft picks year after year and then there are the ...Full Article

Duck Calls Radio: Guests Jimmy Devellano and Tal Pinchevsky Ducks 5 Red Wings 2

Ducks crush Wings, 5-2, after a slow start. Guests Jimmy Devellano, Hockey Hall of Famer, and Tal Pinchevsky, author of “Breakaway”Full Article

Datsyuk Far From ‘Awful’

NOVEMBER 22, 2011 — Smooth, quick, shifty, smart, dazzling and dangerous are just some of the words that come to mind when thinking about Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit ...Full Article