Pavel Datsyuk is really good

Yeah, I know — you already knew that. The things he continues to do, though…they should never go unmentioned: Mmmmmore, please. That’ll do it.

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Gordie Howe suffers serious stroke, outlook bleak

Gordie Howe, aka Mr. Hockey, suffered a serious stroke on Sunday morning and his health is reportedly deteriorating. This tough read from the Detroit Free Press: “I feel like this is his final lap around the rink,” Murray Howe, one of Gordie’s three sons, told the Free Press tonight. “I’m guessing that he’s not going to […]

Red Wings beat Pens in OT thriller

The Detroit Red Wings trailed the still-hated Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 with under three minutes remaining in the third period on Thursday night, pulled the goalie a couple times and, just like that — with 39 seconds remaining on the clock — the Red Wings tied the score at 3-3. Here’s the game-tying goal (note the unbelievable […]

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Welcome back, Pavel Datsyuk Pavel Datsyuk returned to the ice on Tuesday night and probably should’ve scored a goal, a goal that would’ve lifted the Red Wings to a regulation win. Instead, they get a point by surviving ’til overtime. Here’s what Winging It In Motown said about the game/play: Detroit was basically robbed out of two points […]

Dan Cleary, Matthew Stafford accept #ALSBucketChallenge

Dan Cleary gets doused by ice-cold water from multiple angles after challenging Kris Draper, Matthew Stafford and Henrik Zetterberg. Stafford accepted today and challenged Clayton Kershaw, Jim Bob Cooter and Dominic Raiola. Video of Stafford’s is here. The best acceptance of an ALS bucket challenge? Jim Harbaugh. (gif via SBN) Donate to ALS here.

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The District Detroit, including new Red Wings arena unveiled

The full press release is below: DETROIT – Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five […]

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Detroit Red Wings Twitter tells #puckbunny to aim higher in life

A self-proclaimed #puckbunny tweeted to the Red Wings that she’d like to marry a Red Wings player in the future. The Red Wings responded (above), telling her to aspire to do greater things than chase jerseys for a living. Don’t let the Red Wings Twitter account keep you from chasing your dreams, though, Kaylee. Jersey […]

Sergei Federov and his former agent back a scary movie

Sergei Federov was scary fast for the Red Wings back in his prime. Now, in his retirement, he’s apparently backing a scary movie. Yeah, I don’t know. Via Yahoo: [Pat] Brisson along with former NHL star Sergei Fedorov and Priority Records co-founder Bryan Turner are executive producers of a new project named The Gracefield […]

Red Wings clinch 23rd straight playoffs appearance

It is the longest active playoffs streak in sports. The Boston Bruins own the longest playoffs streak in sports history at 29, so the Wings need six more straight appearances to tie it. Since Mike Ilitch bought the Red Wings in 1982, the team has missed the playoffs all of four times. Amazing.

Nicklas Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony [Full Video]

if you missed it, Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the best defensive players of all-time, had his jersey number 5 retired on Thursday, March 6. Lidstrom's list of accomplishments is long and distinguished —  [insert Top Gun quote here]. He's NICKnamed 'the Perfect Human' because, in addition to being one of the best hockey players, he's […]

Red Wings trade for magic leg

The Red Wings are the walking wounded. Going into the trade deadline needing defensive help Nicklas Lidstrom to come out of retirement, Kenny Holland instead found himself needing to buy a bandaid.  Detroit native David Legwand is that temporary relief. The finger in the dike.  Holland traded Patrick Eaves, prospy Calle Jarnkrok, and a 3rd round […]