1. NHL Needs More Scoring

    For those that believe the current NHL product is fine, please stop reading. For those that think the game can be so much more and have too much time on their hands to read the ramblings of a crazed fan, please continue...

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  2. Detroit Red Wings: Darren McCarty's Future

    It’s been reported that Red Wings general manager Ken Holland has told right wing Darren McCarty to seek out options from the other 29 NHL clubs...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about 6 years ago 1,139 reads 6 comments

  3. Detroit Red Wings Prospect Roundup: Cory Emmerton

    The Red Wings have a habit of allowing their players to progress at a steady, controlled pace. Unlike other NHL clubs, they can afford this luxury with the depth they possess on their 23-man roster...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about 6 years ago 837 reads 6 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings Prospect Roundup: Logan Pyett

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before; the Red Wings are expecting big things from a late round draft pick. That appears to be the case with undersized defenseman, Logan Pyett...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about 6 years ago 554 reads 1 comments

  5. Detroit Red Wings: Winning Surpasses Salary Cap

    Recently I wrote an article breaking down what kind of offseason Detroit fans can expect from their beloved Red Wings. In a nutshell, I predicted that it would be of standard fair, devoid of any drama...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about 6 years ago 736 reads 2 comments

  6. Detroit Red Wings: Little Drama Expected In Offseason Plans

    While teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs and Phoenix Coyotes have made some big splashes early in the off-season, Red Wings fans shouldn’t expect the same dramatic events over the long summer months...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 799 reads 4 comments

  7. Mike Tyson Ruined Boxing For The Casual Fan

    No, I’m not going to write an article questioning whether if his former trainer, Cus D’Amato, had still been alive, would Tyson have retired undefeated. Or, if a ‘prime’ Iron Mike could have beaten a prime Muhammad Ali...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 2,192 reads 9 comments

  8. 2008 NHL Draft: Detroit Red Wings First Round Possibilities

    The annual NHL draft is nearly upon us. This Friday, 30 NHL teams will do their best to pick from a variety of 18-year old kids in hopes that they become NHL men...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 1,055 reads 0 comments

  9. 2008 NHL Draft: Detroit Red Wings Need Home Cooking To Fill Joe

    The biggest question asked of me, by my non-hockey loving friends is, “Why are there so many empty seats at Joe Louis Arena?”...

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  10. Detroit Red Wings Prospect Roundup: Jonathan Ericsson

    Over the course of the offseason I’m going to provide write-ups on some of the young prospects that Red Wings fans might be seeing wear the Winged Wheel in the near future. This week’s featured player is defenseman Jonathan Ericsson...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 957 reads 2 comments

  11. NHL: Realignment, New Playoff Format Needed To Keep New Fans

    Along with Nick Lidstrom and the Red Wings, NHL commissioner, Gary Bettman and NHLPA union-boss, Paul Kelly, surely are popping some bubbly of their own. Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals produced a 4...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 1,116 reads 0 comments

  12. Detroit Red Wings: Game 5 Won't Be a Factor Tonight

    With 35 seconds left, the Cup was polished, the champagne was put on ice and the party was set. Even the vendors began preparing the pre-made "2008 Stanley Cup Championship" T-shirts to be sold in anticipation of a sure Game Five victory...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 432 reads 3 comments

  13. Phoenix Coyotes: Blake Wheeler Opts For Free Agency

    The Phoenix Coyotes rebuilding project just took a major hit, after losing one of its more important pieces. Blake Wheeler has decided to try his luck in the free agency pool instead of accepting a contract officered from Coyotes GM, Don Maloney...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 1,636 reads 3 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings: Defense Eclipses NHL's Brightest Stars

    After two dominant shutout performances by the Detroit Red Wings, many Pittsburgh fans are calling out their stars to pick up their game. While most of the Pens' forwards are sharing the grief, Evgeni Malkin seems to be the target of choice...

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  15. Detroit Red Wings: Franzen Practices But Won't Play in Game 1

    Johan Franzen took to the ice for the first time in two weeks when he suited up for the Red Wings Friday morning practice, but, when he’ll be cleared for action is still up in the air...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 405 reads 0 comments

  16. Johan Franzen Cleared to Practice with Red Wings Friday

    As per MLive.com: http://www.mlive.com/redwings/index.ssf/2008/05/franzen_working_out_in_dressin.html Franzen cleared to practice on Friday by Ansar Khan Thursday May 22, 2008, 11:59 AM ...

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  17. Detroit Red Wings: 11th Cup Would Silence Critics

    The Detroit Red Wings are on the verge of doing something special. No, it’s not a fourth Cup in eleven years. It’s a triumph over those that doubted the Wings could succeed with a limited payroll...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 609 reads 2 comments

  18. Stanley Cup Finals: The Real Winner Is The N.H.L.

    Gary Bettman went to sleep last night with a large smile on his face. Or at least, that's what I assume. With all due respect to the finalists in previous seasons, the NHL finally has a Stanley Cup match-up featuring two dynamic hockey cities...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 522 reads 2 comments

  19. Detroit Red Wings: Easy Playoff Road Paved in Advance

    Finally, the President’s Trophy is worth its weight. For years, this award, which is given out to the team with the most regular season points, has proven to be nothing more than a glorified paperweight...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 504 reads 1 comments

  20. NHL Tests Prototype Goalie Gear Sizing

    From 22hockey.com:http://22hockey.com/nhl-tests-prototype-goalie-gear-sizingNEW YORK, NY – The NHL’s competition committee has formed a group to examine the size and configuration ...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 2,943 reads 3 comments

  21. Detroit Red Wings Sign Finnish Prospect Ville Leino

    The Red Wings lost out on the Fabian Brunnstrom sweepstakes, but their consolation prize might prove just as valuable.Finnish forward Ville Leino signed a one-year entry level contract with Detroit on Saturday...

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  22. Detroit Red Wings News: Brad Stuart To Resign?

    Brad Stuart’s luggage might be celebrating Christmas early. The word out of Detroit is that both Stuart and the Red Wings want him to be in Detroit for years to come...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 922 reads 1 comments

  23. Detroit-Colorado: Red Wings Hope to Put Avalanche Out Of Their Misery

    Colorado Avalanche coach, Joel Quenneville, should be commended for the job he’s done this year. For most of the season he’s been working with a reduced deck...

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  24. Detroit Red Wings: Colorado Helps Restore the Roar of the Joe

    Last night I had the fortune of attending Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Colorado Avalanche.I’ve been to a handful of games at Joe Louis Arena over the last few seasons...

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  25. NHL: Rules? Who Needs Rules?

    Earlier this week it was reported that the NHL was fining Anaheim defenseman, Scott Neidermayer, a hefty sum of $500,000 for skipping training camp before the season began...

    Henry Dyck Written by Henry Dyck about over 6 years ago 258 reads 0 comments