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Mike Babcock Hopes to Return Red Wings to Finals Despite Missing Out on Big Free Agents

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Detroit Red Wings haven't made it any secret that they were going after big-name free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, who eventually wound up with the Minnesota Wild. But now that the lockout is over and the season starts tomorrow, they can't be dwelling on that. The Red ...

Joey MacDonald Goes from Couch to Between the Pipes for the Red Wings 21st consecutive home win

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Joey MacDonald began the season in the minor leagues with the Grand Rapids Griffins. He was given his chance to get back into the NHL and is making the most of his opportunity. MacDonald may be getting closer to securing a spot on the Detroit Red Wings roster for the ...

Red Wings vs. Sharks: Can Detroit Pull Off the Unthinkable Comeback and Defeat San Jose In Game 7 Thursday Night?

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The first round of the NHL Playoffs was chock full of drama. There was a pivotal overtime game just about every night it seemed. The Conference Semifinals? Not so much. One series wrapped up in six games, two others finished in sweeps and the fourth appeared to be headed in ...

Mike Babcock On Beating Phoenix Last Year In The Playoffs “I don’t think we taught them a lesson at all.”

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

In the words of Mike Babcock there are a lot of teams that come and go. There are only a handful of teams in the NHL that do it year-after-year, knocking on the door, striving for excellence. Babcock has taken pride in his Red Wings team knocking on the door ...

The NHL Changed Its All-Star Game Format for the Better

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The NHL All-Star game came and went without a blip on your radar screen this past weekend, but if you are a hockey fan, like myself, you paid attention.  The NHL tried something different this year and got away from the traditional East vs. West game, and went with something ...

Mike Bolt May Have One Of The Greatest Jobs In The World

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

I'm not sure if I ran into Mike Bolt or one of the other caretakers of the Stanley Cup on a train, but whoever it was, was very cool letting people around it.  Before boarding, he allowed everyone to touch the cup, take pictures with it, etcetera.  There's an aura ...

Bringing in the New Year With the NHL Winter Classic

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

The Winter Classic was played on New Year's Day at Wrigley Field. The spectators were sure treated to an entertaining game, as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-4. On New Year's Eve, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined WDFN to preview the game. [caption id="attachment_2131" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Not exactly ...