Detroit Red Wings

Bruins prospects Zboril, Senyshyn and McIntyre among camp cuts
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BRIGHTON, Mass The Bruins had waited and gave a long look before making their first substantial cuts in training camp, but they have done that after Saturdays mistake-filled preseason loss to the Detroit Red Wings. The timing clearly had more to do with the opening of Providence Bruins on Monday morning than a lifeless performance […]

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Blackhawks Camp Synopsis: Roster starting to take shape
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Here are five takeaways from the Blackhawks' 6-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Thursday's preseason home opener: 1. DeBrincat-Schmaltz-Kane unit was electric. Yeah, this line could work. We realize the Red Wings sent over many of their fringe players, but Alex DeBrincat, Nick Schmaltz and Patrick Kane are all on the same wavelength offensively […]

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Five takeaways from Blackhawks' 6-1 win over Red Wings in preseason home opener
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Kane was Kane, Schmaltz was one of the best players on the ice and DeBrincat cashed in for his first career (preseason) goal in the NHL. This is certainly something to keep an eye on as roster cuts get underway and final decisions on the Opening Day lineup approach.

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Czarnik trying not to be 'the forgotten man' in Bruins camp
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BOSTON With all of the talk about young forward prospects Anders Bjork and Jake DeBrusk, it would seem that Austin Czarnik wants to serve a reminder that he can play a little hockey too. For the second year in a row, the 24-year-old diminutive forward is putting together a strong start to his training camp […]

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Inside the 2017-18 Red Wings: Bracing for a new kind of streak
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For a quarter century, the Red Wings were a perennial lock for the playoffs. Detroit has a salary cap mess of epic proportions on its hands thanks to more than a few ugly contracts given to aging or underperforming assets, all of which won't come off the book for at least two years. In 2017-18, […]

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Red Wings updates: Meeting with Athanasiou, Kronwall on the mend
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If nothing else, Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland will fly, er, go the extra mile to try to settle things with RFA Andreas Athanasiou. Holland flew to Toronto for a face-to-face meeting with Athanasiou on Saturday, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press. St. James passes along some reasonably optimistic updates from Athanasiou’s […]

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When things started to turn around for Brendan Smith
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Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said before the 2015-16 season that Brendan Smith has good offensive instincts and is a strong, competitive player that can retrieve pucks. He added during the season that for Smith to be effective he needed to "manage" his game and play well at both ends of the ice. During the […]

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Agent: Parenteau accepts PTO with Red Wings
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After splitting time between the New Jersey Devils and Nashville Predators last season, P.A. Parenteau has another opportunity in front of him. The veteran forward will attend Detroit Red Wings training camp on a professional tryout, agent Allan Walsh announced via Twitter on Wednesday evening. The Red Wings have since announced the deal, while confirming […]

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Andreas Athanasiou is KHL bound unless Red Wings discussions move forward, per report
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The Detroit Red Wings are in a bit of a bind. With less than a month remaining until the start of the 2017-18 NHL season, they’ve yet to sign 23-year-old forward Andreas Athanasiou. Detroit might not have much time to do so either, as TSN’s Darren Dreger has said Athanasiou is in ongoing discussions with […]

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Red Wings’ new arena will officially open today
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The Detroit Red Wings’ new home is officially ready to go. Later today, Detroit mayor Mike Duggan and the Illitch family will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new $863-million Little Caesars Arena. The first big event at Little Caesars Arena will be a Kid Rock concert that will take place on Sep. […]

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Datsyuk believes ‘recharge started’ after Red Wings miss playoffs
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The Red Wings’ streak of playoff appearances came to an end this spring. The Red Wings had gone from a Stanley Cup contender — with a championship and back-to-back appearances in the final in 2008 and 2009 — to a team on the decline. Sure, the streak endured a little longer, but the Red Wings […]

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New home for Red Wings, Pistons raises a city's hopes
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Chris Ilitch sounded like an excited tour guide. The Ilitch Holdings president and CEO is intent on delivering on his vision of making the Motor City vibrant enough to retain college graduates the state educates and to make it a go-to place to live, work and play. Nearly six decades ago, Mike and Marian Ilitch […]

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