NHL teams attempt to address their roster weaknesses in the offseason. With training camps opening in mid-September, most have made moves to bolster their lineups. Several clubs, such as the Detroit Red Wings, still need some late improvements. Many of the clubs on his list, including the Wings, require an upgrade at a specific position. Show More Summary
Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland knows that he has some work to do to ensure that his team is compliant with the NHL salary cap. Last week, Holland told MLive.com’s Brendan Savage that even after allowing for long-term injured...Show More Summary
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Now that the initial frenzy of free agency has subsided in the NHL, teams around the league have been given an opportunity to take a step back and take inventory of their rosters to reassess what they need ahead of the 2016-17 season. As the summer progresses, there are still a number of names that could be landing in new places. Show More Summary
Former New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen reportedly agreed to a six-year, $31.5-million contract on Friday with the Detroit Red Wings, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet confirmed...Show More Summary
The Detroit Red Wings cleared Pavel Datsyuk's $7.5 million cap hit off the books last Friday thanks to a draft-day trade with the Arizona Coyotes, and they appear determined to make noise in free agency now that they're loaded with plenty...Show More Summary
The Steven Stamkos race is supposed to involve a few favorites. It would not be shocking to see him remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Detroit Red Wings have cleared cap space by trading Pavel Datsyuk's contract to Arizona, and it seems clear that they are interested in bringing Stamkos into the fold. Show More Summary
Huge offseason for Gustav Nyquist
The Detroit Red Wings rid themselves of a financial burden Friday night, when they traded veteran center Pavel Datsyuk and the 16th overall pick in this year's draft to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the 20th and 53rd overall picks as well as Joe Vitale, according to the team's official Twitter account. With the No. Show More Summary
Pavel Datsyuk has finally ended the suspense about his future, announcing that he will return to Russia instead of playing out the final year of his contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Datsyuk made the news official at a press conference...Show More Summary
Obviously, Nerd Bastards isn’t a sports site, but we too noticed the passing of Gordie Howe last Friday. The man spent most of his career playing for the Detroit Red Wings, and that image of the red jersey emblazoned with the number 9 has another connection to pop culture beyond the man called “Mr. Hockey.” […]
The hockey legend passed away on Friday. When a legend like Gordie Howe passes away during his sport's championship series, you know that a tear-jerking tribute is in order. The Detroit Red Wings legend and hockey ambassador passed away on Friday at the age of 88, the morning after the San Jose Sharks extended the Stanley Cup Final with a Game 5 win. Show More Summary
Bruce MacGregor spent 11 seasons playing with Gordie Howe on the Detroit Red Wings. As a second-line winger, MacGregor usually went on the ice right after Mr. Hockey came off. "But he just never wanted to come off. He wanted to play the whole game. Show More Summary
The bond between Red Kelly and Gordie Howe goes well beyond winning the Stanley Cup four times as teammates with the Detroit Red Wings. Kelly brought it up in the first few minutes of a conversation about his former roommate and teammate, the legendary Howe, who died Friday at 88. “He was the reason...
Hockey lost a legend Friday when Gordie Howe passed away at 88. He played 25 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings before retiring in 1971, but Howe wasn't done playing hockey. Two years later, he joined the upstart World Hockey Assn. and played on the same line with his sons Marty and Mark with the...
Gordie Howe died at the age of 88 on Friday. The Detroit Red Wings icon was one of the greatest hockey players in history, owning the NHL records for goals and points until Wayne Gretzky came along. But Howe, who was known by the nickname “Mr. Show More Summary
“Gordie Howe, whose record-setting five-decade professional hockey career earned him the nickname ‘Mr. Hockey,’ has died at 88,” reports National Public Radio, adding “The Detroit Red Wings confirmed his death on Twitter.” The story continues, “Over 32 professional seasons, the Canadian-born...
Hockey legend Gordie Howe died Friday, the Detroit Red Wings have confirmed. He was 88. Howe, who was known as Mr. Hockey, holds NHL records for most games (1,767) and seasons (26). His 801 career goals rank second to Wayne Gretzky's 894. Show More Summary
Hockey legend Gordie Howe is dead at age 88, the Detroit Red Wings confirmed to CBS Detroit Friday. His son, Marty Howe, tells CNN he died Friday morning. Howe, a Hockey Hall of Famer and six-time NHL MVP, had an incredible career that led to his nickname, "Mr. Hockey": He...