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Mike Babcock says his teary-eyed goodbye to Detroit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5HDE3YeUTg Mike Babcock accepted an 8-year, $50 million contract to be the new coach of the Toronto Maples Leafs, another Original 6 team. Babcock had a successful 10-year run behind the bench for the Red Wings, winning a Stanley Cup (2008) and helping to continue the franchise’s impressive 24-year playoff streak. But it was time for both […]

Mike Babcock to make ‘good decision’ by May 20

We knew when Ken Holland gave other teams permission to speak with the Red Wings’ expiring head coach Mike Babcock, you knew the Wings GM meant business. Perhaps Holland is willing to move on from Babcock, but either way, he wants to know who will be in charge of the Red Wings before the team gets into […]

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Red Wings vs. Lightning series schedule

We'll see you Thursday, Tampa… For full schedule and ticket information VISIT – http://t.co/jLX5LxapNh #GoWings pic.twitter.com/NhlkbUb5G1 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 12, 2015

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Detroit Red Wings playoff streak hits 24, will play Tampa Bay Lightning

There are three certainties in life – or over the last 25 years at least: Death, taxes and the Red Wings make the playoffs. The Red Wings clinched a playoff berth on Thursday night when they picked up a point in an OT loss with a Boston Bruins L (the Bruins’ 7-year streak of making the playoffs ended […]

Gustav Nyquist’s dizzying OT game-winner vs. Senators

http://youtu.be/ZApUqhRnmWk Gustav Nyquist decided to take matters into his own hands in overtime on Saturday night, circling the Ottawa zone two and a half times before pulling the trigger and lighting the lamp. The game-winning goal gave the Wings a 3-2 OT win. Henrik Zetterberg tied the score at 2-2 at 16:01 in the third. […]

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Tomas Tatar nets game-tying goal, Wings fan ta-taunts MSG

Tomas Tatar scored a game-tying goal with SEVEN seconds left on the clock in the third period on Wednesday night against the New York Rangers. What’s better than forcing overtime that late in the game? The photobombing Red Wings fan who is taunting the Madison Square Garden fans around him as Tatar celebrates his goal […]

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLvFEqvk024 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0je7oNO4HU 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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