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Nyquist Files For Arbitration

Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist filed for salary arbitration on Sunday. Detroit also signed restricted free-agent Landon Ferraro to a one-year contract. Nyquist, who had 54 points (27 goals, 27 assists) in 82 games last season, will continue to negotiate with the Red Wings until arbitration hearings begin in two weeks. Nyquist, 25, could ink…

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Red Wings Sign Free Agents Brad Richards, Mike Green

After Red Wings fans were grumbling about the lack of activity in the early hours of NHL free agency, Detroit has signed two key players in Mike Green and Brad Richards on Wednesday. The Red Wings were in desperate need of a right-handed defenseman with offensive skills, which was never truly addressed since the retirements…

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Former Red Wings Nick Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov Part of 2015 Hall of Fame Class

A pair of Red Wings greats will be recognized this fall as the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Nick Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov will be part of the 2015 class in their first year of eligibility. The inductees were announced Monday afternoon. Players need to be retired for three years, among other…


Olympia Unveils Preview Center for New Red Wings Arena

We’re still a couple of years away from the new Red Wings arena being completed, but those curious to know what it will look like can check out the new preview center at Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment and Olympia Development have announced the new section in the NE corner of Comerica Park. The area features…

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Hall Calling For Lidstrom & Fedorov?

The Hockey Hall of Fame will announce its 2015 class this afternoon. Former Red Wings Sergei Fedorov and Nick Lidstrom are in their first year of eligibility. If inducted, they will join eleven other Red Wings affiliates in the Hall of Fame in Toronto. Former Blues defenseman Chris Pronger is in the running for the…

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Red Wings Will Open 2015-16 Season Against Former Coach Mike Babcock, Maple Leafs

The NHL must love creating drama because former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock will return to the Joe in Detroit’s home opener next season. Babcock left Detroit after ten years as head coach this offseason to lead Toronto in an eight-year, $50 million deal. The Red Wings open the 2015-16 season October 9 at Joe…

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Zetterberg Wins King Clancy

The NHL Awards were held on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the player who best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice and who has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution to his community.” Zetterberg and his wife, Emma, give back to the…

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Jeff Blashill Named the Head Coach of the Detroit Red Wings

As expected from pretty much every hockey fan in America, Jeff Blashill was named the new head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Blashill coached the Grand Rapids Griffins, Detroit’s American Hockey League affiliate, for three seasons. He won the 2013 Calder Cup with the Griffins in his first season as head coach. Blashill replaces…

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Red Wings to Announce New Head Coach Today

The Detroit Red Wings will announce on Tuesday who will lead their team from behind the bench. WXYZ reports that team general manager Ken Holland will hold a press conference at Joe Louis Arena tomorrow at 11 a.m. to announce the Red Wings’ new head coach. Many believe current Grand Rapids Griffins head coach Jeff…

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Jeff Blashill To Lead The Red Wings

According to various sources, the Red Wings will name Jeff Blashill head coach sometime next week at Joe Louis Arena. The 41-year-old Blashill, who will become the second-youngest head coach in the NHL, is expected to receive a three-year contract. Blashill is now available after the Grand Rapids Griffins were eliminated Tuesday in Game 6…