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Detroit News 6 hours ago
Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 lineups: Todd Bertuzzi adds beef to Detroit attack

Red Wings-Bruins Game 4 lineups: Todd Bertuzzi adds beef to Detroit attack

The Red Wings and Bruins play Game 4 of their Eastern Conference playoff series Thursday at 8 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena (FSD, 97.1-FM). Here's what you need to know.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI 22 mins ago

Bruins come back, beat Red Wings in overtime to take 3-1 series

DETROIT — The Bruins came back from a 2-0 deficit to earn a 3-2 overtime win over the Red Wings in Game 4 Thursday to take a 3-1 series lead. Dougie Hamilton provided the game-winner for Boston. The Red Wings, who had captain Henrik Zetterberg back in the lineup, were forced to start Jonas Gustavsson [...]
Detroit News 10 hours ago

Bruins' Milan Lucic says Red Wings fans boos, chants make it 'more fun to play'

Lucic has become the villain in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Red Wings. He should be prepared for more boos and chants from Wings fans in Game 4 on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena.
Winging It In Motown 15 hours ago

Game 4 Morning Skate: Bruins at Red Wings

Bruins lead series 2-1 8:00p ET, Joe Louis Arena Detroit, MI TV: Fox Sports Detroit, NESN, NBCSN Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Bruin Blog: Stanley Cup of Chowder Take a look at the lineup below. Looks pretty damn good, right? Of course, we all know what the $6,083,333 dollar question is: Will the Red Wings...
Big Bad Blog | WEEI 11 hours ago

Henrik Zetterberg game-time decision for Red Wings in Game 4 vs. Bruins

DETROIT — Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg will be a game-time decision for Game 4 of the first round against the Bruins Thursday night. Zetterberg, who had back surgery in February, skated on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Justin Abdelkader and took turns with the power play in Detroit’s morning skate Thursday. Todd Bertuzzi [...]
Detroit News 2 hours ago

Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg needs to get up to speed

Darren Helm knows the feeling. For almost two seasons, Helm has been attempting to overcome some sort of injury. So he understands what Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg, out since the Winter Olympics with back issues (and surgery), is going through.
Red Wings Front | Macomb Daily 11 hours ago

Bertuzzi will make his playoff debut in Game 4; Juro and Andersson out

DETROIT >> The status of Henrik Zetterberg for Game 4 Thursday night won’t be known until game time, but there’s one player that’s for sure making his playoff debut … Todd Bertuzzi. Bertuzzi is replacing Tomas Jurco in the lineup. …

Alfredsson could be ready for Game 5 Saturday in Boston

DETROIT >> Daniel Alfredsson will miss his second straight playoff game due to a problem with his back. Wings coach Mike Babcock said Alfredsson, who has no points and no shots in goals in two games in this series with …
Baby names

Baby names

DETROIT >> Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall are both new fathers. Datsyuk welcomed in his second child, a girl, named Vasilisa Datsyuk. Kronwall greeted his first, a boy, named Douglas Kronwall.

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Terry Foster / Detroit News 3 hours ago

It's about time for Red Wings to turn team over to the kids

Allow Luke Glendening, Tomas Jurco, Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Tatar and anybody else left in Grand Rapids to grow as a team. And have them mentored by Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk. The Red Wings have a solid nucleus, and that should be the focus.

Quote of the day … Wings coach Mike Babcock

DETROIT >> Wings coach Mike Babcock opened up his morning meeting with the media by a follow up to a statement he made Wednesday regarding the birth and pending birth of newborns for two players on his team … Pavel …
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago
Detroit Red Wings Gameday: Will Henrik Zetterberg, Todd Bertuzzi help in Game 4?

Detroit Red Wings Gameday: Will Henrik Zetterberg, Todd Bertuzzi help in Game 4?

Zetterberg hasn't played since Feb. 8 because of a back injury and Bertuzzi was a healthy scratch for the first three games of the playoff series vs. the Boston Bruins.

Boston’s Claude Julien expects they’ll see Zetterberg back in the Wings’ lineup

DETROIT >> Some stuff from Boston coach Claude Julien on the possible return to Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg to the lineup for Game 4. “We can’t just worry about one player,” Julien said. “We fully expect him to be in …
Detroit News 22 hours ago

As task gets tougher against Bruins, Red Wings seek the poise to bounce back

The challenge is daunting, which is usually the type of challenge Mike Babcock enjoys. There's a fine line between hope and false hope, and the Wings are straddling it right now. If this series is to become a battle instead of a belting, we'll know tonight, when the Wings face the Bruins at Joe Louis Arena.
Red Wings need to get on the inside against Bruins, and Johan Franzen must lead the way

Red Wings need to get on the inside against Bruins, and Johan Franzen must lead the way

Franzen has just one goal in his past 21 games, regular season and playoffs. That would put him on pace to score four goals in an 82-game schedule.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2014
Neighborhood Advisory Committee for $650 million Detroit Red Wings project taking shape

Neighborhood Advisory Committee for $650 million Detroit Red Wings project taking shape

Several of the attendees represented businesses and organizations in an area of the city that has few residential properties. To vote, they had to live or have a business or organization within a quarter-mile radius of the development’s 45-block footprint in the Lower Cass Corridor.
Detroit News Apr 23, 2014

Mind games work for Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand has been known as an agitator, playing a physical style despite his size. But it isn't the physical aspect of the forward's game that has driven the Red Wings — and their fans — crazy as the Bruins head into Game 4 of the first-round series tonight with a 2-1 lead.

Advice for Franzen: “Get on the inside.”

DETROIT >> Wings coach Mike Babcock made one simple statement when asked about Franzen’s struggles,” Get on the inside.” In his last 21 games, playoffs and regular season, he has one goal, seven assists and a minus-5 rating. In the …
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2014
Xavier Ouellet recalled to practice with Red Wings, could be available for Game 4 vs. Bruins

Xavier Ouellet recalled to practice with Red Wings, could be available for Game 4 vs. Bruins

With Niklas Kronwall not practicing because his girlfriend is expecting a child, Ouellet was recalled to give the Red Wings a full defensive corps in practice.

Paternity leave

DETROIT >> Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall missed practice due to the arrival or soon-to-be arrival of newborns. “I would assume that they’re both playing,” Wings coach Mike Babcock said. “They’re not giving birth. Their wives are.” Datsyuk just had …

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