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Winging It In Motown 6 hours ago
Steve Yzerman’s trade grades, part 2

Steve Yzerman’s trade grades, part 2

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/ Grading Yzerman’s general management tenure with the Detroit Red Wings. There’s a lot that goes into building a contender. Everything needs to go well. Drafting, player development, front office focus, and even luck play a part in producing a perennial winner. Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman knows this all too well. He’s won at every level of the NHL as a player and was the architect behind the Tampa Bay Lightning’s recent success. His current job involves rebuilding the Detroit Red Wings — a task that’s nothing short of...
Winging It In Motown 8 hours ago
Quick Hits: The Hockey is Back Edition

Quick Hits: The Hockey is Back Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In Red Wings Land Prospects Tournament Update: Detroit 5 vs Dallas 4 Goals from Kirill Tyutyayev (2), Chase Pearson, Lucas Raymond, Joe Veleno Next Wings game is Saturday against St. Louis at 7pm. Detroit Red Wings’ national TV schedule: If you don’t have ESPN-Plus, you’re out of luck - Freep The Wings will have eight games exclusively on ESPN-Plus/Hulu, which are available in the Disney-Plus bundle. Those games: home vs. Florida, 7 p.m. Oct. 29; at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16; vs. Nashville, 7 p.m. Dec. 7; at San Jose, 10:30 p.m....
Detroit Free Press 10 hours ago
Small but savvy, Detroit Red Wings prospect Kirill Tyutyayev makes good first impression

Small but savvy, Detroit Red Wings prospect Kirill Tyutyayev makes good first impression

Another Russian coming? Detroit Red Wings prospect Kirill Tyutyayev made a good impression Thursday at the prospect tournament in Traverse City.       
Detroit Free Press 17 hours ago
Lucas Raymond has a good laugh about fellow Detroit Red Wings prospect Kirill Tyutyayev

Lucas Raymond has a good laugh about fellow Detroit Red Wings prospect Kirill Tyutyayev

Detroit Red Wings forward Lucas Raymond, Sept. 16, 2021.       
Detroit Free Press Sep 16, 2021
Detroit Red Wings' national TV schedule: If you don't have ESPN-Plus, you're out of luck

Detroit Red Wings' national TV schedule: If you don't have ESPN-Plus, you're out of luck

Detroit Red Wings fans may wanna look into a streaming service or two if they're trying to watch all 82 games this season.       
Winging It In Motown Sep 16, 2021
Quick Hits: The Town Meijer Edition

Quick Hits: The Town Meijer Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In Red Wings Land We are proud to announce @meijer as our new Helmet Entitlement Partner. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/m55uc8SAQo— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 15, 2021 Wow. I thought the mortgage ads were pretty gross, but this is grocer. Congrats Tyler and Ashley! pic.twitter.com/tdlT7Vwbmy— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 15, 2021 Congrats Bert! Around the League NHL preseason game between Dallas Stars and Arizona Coyotes to play in El Paso - KFOX14 EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — After...
Detroit Free Press Sep 15, 2021
Detroit Red Wings to advertise Meijer on helmets this season

Detroit Red Wings to advertise Meijer on helmets this season

The Detroit Red Wings are advertising for a Michigan-based retailer, Meijer, on their helmets.       
Winging It In Motown Sep 14, 2021
Red Wings sign Givani Smith to 2-year contract extension

Red Wings sign Givani Smith to 2-year contract extension

Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via The new deal will pay the 23-year-old forward $750k per season. Steve Yzerman’s offseason checklist is complete. It was announced early Tuesday that the Red Wings had signed RFA forward Givani Smith to a two-year contract extension. What remained unclear for several hours was how much that contract would be valued at. Our friends at CapFriendly leaked those details: Givani Smith #RedWings2 year / 1 way contract$750,000 AAV2021-22: $750,0002022-23: $750,000Smith will be an RFA with Arb rights when his new deal expires in...
Detroit Free Press Sep 14, 2021
Detroit Red Wings re-up Givani Smith for 2 years, give burly F longer shot to earn role

Detroit Red Wings re-up Givani Smith for 2 years, give burly F longer shot to earn role

Givani Smith doesn't shy from defending a teammate, which the Detroit Red Wings need.       
Winging It In Motown Sep 14, 2021
Quick Hits: The Fight On Edition

Quick Hits: The Fight On Edition

In Red Wings Land FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT 4x STANLEY CUP WINNER DARREN McCARTY vs BRANDON KIRK w/KASEY KIRK #ThePit4 THE DEATHMATCH CIRCUS is COMING to MICHIGAN ☠️LIVE! Fri October 1 Fenton, Michigan 11:30 BELLTIME Tickets - https://t.co/tLjph2jgxq pic.twitter.com/eI0nht5JDB— ⛓ ICW: No Holds Barred ⛓ (@ICWNHB) September 13, 2021 So that’s a thing that’s happening. Red Wings’ Nedeljkovic Highly Rated Among Vezina Contenders - Detroit Hockey Now Among those assigned longer Vezina odds than Nedeljkovic are Stanley Cup winner Jordan Binnington (+2200) of the...
Detroit Free Press Sep 14, 2021
Detroit Red Wings at Prospects Tournament: Who's there, who isn't and what's next

Detroit Red Wings at Prospects Tournament: Who's there, who isn't and what's next

Joe Veleno, Lucas Raymond and Jonatan Berggren are among the Detroit Red Wings at Prospects Tournament.       
Winging It In Motown Sep 13, 2021
Steve Yzerman’s trade record thus far: part one

Steve Yzerman’s trade record thus far: part one

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Studs, duds, and solid acquisitions. You can’t bat a thousand. Whether you’re Peter Chiarelli or Canadiens legend Sam Pollock, there’s no way you can ensure a guaranteed win with every deal. The same goes for Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman. In his two seasons in Hockeytown, he’s made 25 trades — 17 if you don’t count moving up or down on draft day. While a few moves have been home runs, others have left a lot to be desired — or have the potential to look poor in hindsight. In order to gauge Yzerman’s track record...
Winging It In Motown Sep 13, 2021
Quick Hits: The Waning Defenseman Edition

Quick Hits: The Waning Defenseman Edition

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via In Red Wings Land why wasnt i invited pic.twitter.com/m08OsJUOKx— mol (@molfully) September 12, 2021 Go Blue Five Red Wings who could make an impact in 2021-2022 NHL season - Detroit News There will be a stiff fight for playing time on defense, and DeKeyser isn’t assured of a big minutes or even a spot in the regular lineup. But given more time this offseason to get healthy, it wouldn’t be surprising to see DeKeyser return to the type of player he’s been throughout his career. Sure thing, Teddy Around the League Oilers...
Winging It In Motown Sep 12, 2021
Quick Hits: The Preview Review Edition

Quick Hits: The Preview Review Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In Red Wings Land 2021-22 NHL Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings - SI Nothing we haven’t heard before: Leddy as a veteran for Seider, “decent goaltending” (although Kennedy is “worried” about Nedeljkovic’s size and he called Dylan Larkin a pretty good number one center). There’s some advice on the right way to be a Red Wings fan from Matt Larkin close to the end of the video. Around the League #WinterClassic jerseys are available now! Get yours in-person at @STL_Authentics or order online: https://t.co/ZZ6BVe4ZtT...
Winging It In Motown Sep 11, 2021
Quick Hits: The Brains Edition

Quick Hits: The Brains Edition

Photo by Claus Andersen/ In Red Wings Land Red Wings’ draft pick Oscar Plandowski prospers in a hockey household - The Detroit News Plandowski’s dad, Darryl, is the director of amateur scouting for the Arizona Coyotes. Darryl has offered Oscar plenty of constructive critiques along the way. The advice has been beneficial. “Believe me, I grew up with some pretty constructive criticism,” said Oscar, who’ll be playing for the Wings’ prospect tournament team next weekend in Traverse City. “So when I get it from my coaches, it’s not as bad. I’ve grown up...

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