Category Archives: Detroit Red Wings
Currently, Mike Babcock is a free agent and is making his rounds amongst various teams in need of a new man behind the bench for the foreseeable future. Since becoming head coach of the Detroit Red Wings following the 2004-2005 lockout, Babcock has helped the Wings continue their franchise mantra of being perennial playoff performers and Cup contenders. Will he remain in Hockeytown, or take his talents elsewhere? (more…)
On Thursday, April 16th, the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning will square off in the first game of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. Tampa is primed for a deep playoff run in the hopes of getting back to their first Stanley Cup since 2004. Standing in their way are the Red Wings, and Mike Babcock expects his squad from Hockeytown to not allow lighting to strike twice. (more…)
As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish.
Last season, the Detroit Red Wings had a very up and down season. Finishing 4th in the Atlantic Division and 8th in the Eastern Conference with a 39-28-15 record was not ideal, but it did not stop the team from making their 23rd consecutive postseason appearance. Yet, numerous injuries to top players as well as inconsistent goaltending and a rough first round matchup in the playoffs against the Boston Bruins certainly did not help things and ended Detroit’s season much sooner than they had hoped. But there were bright spots along the way, giving Detroit fans hope that the team can turn their luck around this season and get back to being one of the top teams in the league. (more…)
With the 15th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, the Detroit Red Wings select: Dylan Larkin. (more…)
It is fun to look at all of the NHL rumor websites to check out what is happening with my favorite team. With free agency quickly approaching, let’s take a look at some names that we could see in a Red Wings uniform during the 2014-2015 season.
The Detroit Red Wings have had nothing but success throughout franchise history. With 11 Stanley Cups and in recent years, 23 straight playoff appearances, the fans in Hockeytown expect to see a winning hockey team. Without a trip to the finals since 2009 and a Stanley Cup since 2008, the fans are growing restless.