Is Filip Zadina the New Anthony Mantha?Let’s go back to 2016. The Detroit Red Wings were in the midst of a playoff push, and injuries were starting to pile up. Given the circumstances, they elected to call-up their prized prospect Anthony Mantha to provide an offensive jolt. During that 10 game audition, Mantha posted three points, averaging under 12 minutes a game. For the … [Read more...] about Is Filip Zadina the New Anthony Mantha?
The Grind Line: Red Wings Ready to Move on From Blashill?What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings. Rachel Anderson and Jake Rivard are the muckers who makeup THW’s forechecking unit and sound off on Red Wings … [Read more...] about The Grind Line: Red Wings Ready to Move on From Blashill?
Eberle Scores Twice, Islanders Handle Red Wings 4-1DETROIT — Jordan Eberle scored two goals and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders over Detroit 4-1 on Monday night, extending the Red Wings’ winless streak to 10 games. Anders Lee and Anthony Beauvillier also scored for the Islanders, who were outshot 31-25 but never trailed in the game. Dylan Larkin … [Read more...] about Eberle Scores Twice, Islanders Handle Red Wings 4-1
THW’s Goalie News: Comrie & Week in ReviewIt’s Monday and that means we are going to look back at the week that was in National Hockey League goaltending. There is a new netminder looking for playing time Motown, plus we look at who has been hot and who has been struggling as well as our top-performing backup. Comrie Gives Red Wings Some Options The Detroit Red Wings are … [Read more...] about THW’s Goalie News: Comrie & Week in Review
Ovechkin Gets Hat Trick with 2 Empty-Netters, Capitals Top Red WingsDETROIT — Alex Ovechkin completed a hat trick with two empty-net goals and the Washington Capitals beat Detroit 5-2 Saturday night for the Red Wings’ ninth straight loss. Ovechkin reached 20 goals for the 15th consecutive season and also had an assist. T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist, Tom Wilson also … [Read more...] about Ovechkin Gets Hat Trick with 2 Empty-Netters, Capitals Top Red Wings
Red Wings Acquire Comrie from Coyotes for Saarijarvi By The Canadian Press November 30th, 2019 DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. Detroit sent minor league defenceman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal. Vili Saarijarvi, Grand … [Read more...] about Red Wings Acquire Comrie from Coyotes for Saarijarvi
Couturier, Laughton Help Flyers Rout Red Wings 6-1PHILADELPHIA — Sean Couturier shot things started for the Philadelphia Flyers. Couturier and Scott Laughton each had a goal and an assist and Philadelphia beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Friday for their third straight victory. Kevin Hayes, Oskar Lindblom, Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk also scored and Jakub … [Read more...] about Couturier, Laughton Help Flyers Rout Red Wings 6-1
THW’s Goalie News: Andersen, Lundqvist, History & a BirthdayThursday is Thanksgiving in the United States and it is an important date in the National Hockey League. Many pundits use the holiday as the date for when we are no longer “early in the season” and the playoff races begin for real. Over 75% of the teams who are in a playoff spot on American Thanksgiving end up playing … [Read more...] about THW’s Goalie News: Andersen, Lundqvist, History & a Birthday
Red Wings Give Filip Zadina His Time to ShineAfter a heartbreaking 5-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Nov. 23, Detroit Red Wings’ leading scorer Anthony Mantha exited the ice with a lower body injury. Coach Jeff Blashill announced in a recent interview that Mantha would be out for “a few weeks”. Losing the team’s top scorer is a huge blow to their offense, which has primarily … [Read more...] about Red Wings Give Filip Zadina His Time to Shine