12:01 PM EDT, Wed August 31, 2016
Winging It In Motown Aug 12, 2016

Meet the New WIIM Crew: Corey

It has been suggested that we, the new writers at WIIM let you know a little about us, as you’ve read some of the articles we have written: Time May Have Run Out For Red Wings To Significantly Upgrade Defense Red Wings Larkin To Play In 2016 Eastside Elite Hockey League All-Star Game 2016 NHL Free Agency: It's Stamkos Or Bust For Red Wings 2016 NHL Draft: The Case For the Red Wings Trading Down I got into the Red Wings by simply watching them at a young age and fell in love with it. I will surely overreact this year, and I know I’m supposed to “expect less” but after all hockey...
Raw Charge Aug 4, 2016

Tyler Johnson at the crossroads

After two dynamite seasons to start his NHL career, injuries slowed Tyler Johnson last season. To join the core of the Lightning players he'll need a big bounce back in 2016-17. With two straight trips to the Eastern Conference Finals and very little roster turnover in the last two seasons it seems that General Manager Steve Yzerman is happy with the team he has put together. He has started to identify the core of the Tampa Bay Lightning roster. This summer saw captain Steven Stamkos, number one defenseman Victor Hedman and Harvard Man Alex Killorn all sign lengthy extensions. This...
Pension Plan Puppets Aug 2, 2016

Curtis Joseph joins Carolina Hurricanes staff

CuJo brings his knowledge to the ‘lil Hurricanes Lost in the days free agency, mocking the Subban and Hall trades, pretending not to care about Stamkos and the fact that I sometimes forget the Carolina Hurricanes exist, a piece of news slipped by on July 1st. Former Maple Leafs goaltender Curtis Joseph joined the Carolina Hurricanes as a goaltending consultant this summer, and has already taken to the ice with the Hurricanes kids at their prospects camp in early July. CuJo spoke to NHL.com about his role here. "[After retirement] He focused on being a father; he and his wife have three...
Silver Seven Aug 2, 2016

Season Preview: Three questions with Lightning blog Raw Charge

We’re previewing the season by asking the experts - other SB Nation blogs! Moving right along with the Atlantic preview, looking at arguably the best team in the division: the Tampa Bay Lightning. The team reached the Stanley Cup finals in 2015, the conference finals in 2016, and have just extended Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman forever. How do the writers feel about the team? 1. Steve Yzerman had arguably the best end of June, extending Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman. Were you ever worried about losing Stamkos? What's your current confidence level in your GM, taking into account...