Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg is nursing a knee injury, but it isn't expected to delay his 2016-17 debut. Continue for updates. Zetterberg Anticipates Being Ready for Start of Season Friday, Sept. 16 According to Dana Wakiji of the team's official website, Zetterberg suffered the injury during off-ice training over the summer. Show More Summary
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam Derek Jeter (Kalamazoo/New York Yankees) and Mike Modano (Livonia/Detroit Red Wings), members of the 2015 class, will also be honored as they were unable to attend the event last year. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Oakland Coach Inducted Into Sports Hall of Fame Alongside Derek Jeter
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
The person who handles the Detroit Red Weebles’, er, Wings’, social media account must have “Pokemon Go” on the brain. On Wednesday, the Red Wings announced on Twitter the re-signing of Finnish left winger Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. Except they wrote “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to […]
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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
Detroit now looks to be the big contender for Steven Stamkos while the Flames profited on the draft board and the trade front. Day one of the 2016 NHL Draft has come and gone. It was a quiet day leading up to a pretty busy night allShow More Summary
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...