The Detroit Red Wings find themselves back in familiar territory this season–returning to the Atlantic Division after a brief return to the Central last year. While fans will be watching for Detroit to take another step forward this season, it’s going to certainly have its challenges in a loaded division that features Cup contenders and […] Red Wings Atlantic Division Preview … [Read more...] about Red Wings Atlantic Division Preview Part 1: Toronto, Florida & Tampa Bay
The NHL prospects tournament returns to Traverse City after a one year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The tournament runs from Thursday September 16th until Monday September 20th. This year’s tournament will feature some of the best prospects from the Columbus Blue Jackets, Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, St. Louis Blues, and Detroit Red […] 2021 Detroit Red Wings … [Read more...] about 2021 Detroit Red Wings Prospect Tournament Preview
Tyler Bertuzzi is coming off a season with the Detroit Red Wings cut short by a lower back injury and subsequent surgery. Can he rebound less than a year later? Age: 26 Left Winger 6th Season With the Red Wings Stats Snapshot: Goals: 5 Assists: 2 CF%: 53.9 Pts/60: 2.4 ixG: 3.28 GAR: 0 (Advanced […] Red Wings: Is ’21-’22 Tyler Bertuzzi’s Rebound Year? - Octopus Thrower - Octopus … [Read more...] about Red Wings: Is ’21-’22 Tyler Bertuzzi’s Rebound Year?
Givani Smith has re-signed with the Detroit Red Wings for a two-year extension. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-singed left wing Givani Smith to a two-year contract. Details: https://t.co/aMryVYbgn9 pic.twitter.com/sX2wYXs2XE — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 14, 2021 Smith is the last of the Red Wings restricted free agents for the 2020-21 offseason. … [Read more...] about Red Wings: Givani Smith Inks Two-Year Extension with Detroit
In just 11 games with the Detroit Red Wings, Jakub Vrana set fan expectations high with eight goals and three assists. Can Vrana bring that kind of performance into the 2021-22 season? Age: 25 Left Winger 2nd Season With the Red Wings Stat Snapshot: Goals: 8 Assists: 3 CF%: 48.2 Pts/60: 3.5 ixG: 2.64 GAR: […] Detroit Red Wings: Can Jakub Vrana Stay Hot in ’21-’22? - Octopus … [Read more...] about Detroit Red Wings: Can Jakub Vrana Stay Hot in ’21-’22?
Potentially, there are a slew of free agents that could interest the Detroit Red Wings during the next offseason. The fourth offseason of Steve Yzerman‘s tenure as general manager could provide some pieces to complement what he’s begun to build. Here’s a look at several players that could be on the list, and could be […] Red Wings: An Early Look at Free Agents Detroit could … [Read more...] about Red Wings: An Early Look at Free Agents Detroit could Target
With the weeks leading up to the season, Octopus Thrower will be profiling a different Detroit Red Wings player. We start with the captain, Dylan Larkin. Age: 25 Center 7th season with the Red Wings Stats Snapshot: Goals: 9 Points: 23 CF% 53.1 Pts/60: 1.5 ixG: 13.4 GAR: -2.8 (Advanced stats courtesy of Evolving Hockey) […] Red Wings: Expect Dylan Larkin to Bounce Back in … [Read more...] about Red Wings: Expect Dylan Larkin to Bounce Back in 2021-22
It might not be the regular season quite yet, but the Detroit Red Wings prospect tournament starts this week, giving fans some Red Wings related hockey for the first time since May. It’s not the thaw to what is usually a much longer layoff, but it’s better because at least it’s a glimpse of the […] Detroit Red Wings Weekly Review: Here Come the Kids - Octopus Thrower - Octopus … [Read more...] about Detroit Red Wings Weekly Review: Here Come the Kids
The Detroit Red Wings prospect tournament isn’t an event that can make-or-break the future of a player, but it can be a way to make a name of oneself. There are a few players that have the potential to have themselves a breakout performance as early as the tourny. I’m not including Lucas Raymond, Jonatan […] Red Wings: Potential Breakout Performances in the Prospect Tournament … [Read more...] about Red Wings: Potential Breakout Performances in the Prospect Tournament