1. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Players Who Will Step Up This Year

    While the league and players still work on a new collective bargaining agreement, fans are still hopeful that there will be a hockey season...

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  2. Detroit Red Wings: 8 Free-Agent Blue-Line Options for 2013

    The Detroit Red Wings enter the season with questions on defense. However at the rate that the NHLPA and NHL are progressing in their labor talks, they might not have to worry about it until next season...

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  3. Detroit Red Wings: Predicting the Top 5 Scorers This Season

    With the league and players union still trying to figure out if there will be a season, we shall take on the more optimistic view of predicting the season. The Detroit Red Wings will have a different look this year...

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  4. Detroit Red Wings: Why Losing Lidstrom Will Be More Painful Than Losing Yzerman

    The Detroit Red Wings have been blessed by not only having two of the greatest captains in NHL history but also having them back to back. A recent article by John Kreiser ranks Steve Yzerman second and Nick Lidstrom the fifth best all time...

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  5. Michigan State Football: The Most Important Season in School History

    The Michigan State Spartans have spent most of their existence as a middle-of-the-pack type of team. However, over the last couple of seasons, they have climbed to the top of the Big Ten and are starting to make louder noise on the national scene...

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  6. Detroit Red Wings: Which Forwards Won't Make the Cut in Training Camp?

    While much of the offseason focus has been on the defense and who the Wings will acquire to replace Nick Lidstrom and Brad Stuart, they have amassed a large number of forwards as well...

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  7. Detroit Red Wings: 9 Reasons for Optimism This Season

    The Detroit Red Wings have not had the best offseason. They watched Nick Lidstrom retire and Brad Stuart head west. They had hoped to land at least one of the big name free agents or trade targets, but they came up empty...

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  8. Detroit Red Wings: Missing Players for the Winter Classic Alumni Rosters

    The NHL Winter Classic will be coming to Detroit this season. Of course that is hoping that the owners and players come to a new CBA in time. The Classic has become a huge event that goes beyond the NHL game...

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  9. Detroit Red Wings: The Most Beloved Lines in Team History

    The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. With their long and successful career they have an alumni list of players that is a who’s who of hockey...

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  10. Detroit Red Wings: 9 Players That Need to Step Up This Year

    The offseason has not gone well for the Detroit Red Wings . They lost Nick Lidstrom and Brad Stuart and have struck out at grabbing the bigger name free agents. They also haven't pulled off any major trades to help fill the weaknesses on the team...

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  11. Detroit Red Wings: Is Their Streak in Danger After This Offseason?

    The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs for 21 straight seasons. In that time, they have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals six times, winning four. That run may be in jeopardy after a very disappointing offseason...

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  12. A Letter to Joe Paterno: When Heroes Fail

    Mr. Paterno, When the Freeh report came out, what has been suspected for months now was verified. Sadly, this report may not be the end of this horrific event...

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  13. Detroit Red Wings: Is Shane Doan Worth the Wait?

    Shane Doan is one of the biggest free agent names left on the market. His case is different than most free agents though. He is not necessarily looking for the biggest contract that he can get and is not sure he even wants to leave his current team...

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  14. NHL 2012 Free Agency: Who Is the Better Fit for the Red Wings, Ryan or Nash?

    The sting from Ryan Suter's and Zach Parise's rejection of the Detroit Red Wings is still hurting fans. The team though is already looking ahead to their next options...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 2 years ago 5,423 reads 19 comments

  15. 2012 NHL Free Agency: Is It Time for the Detroit Red Wings to Panic?

    Well, the unthinkable has happen for Detroit Red Wings fans, both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter have decided to sign elsewhere ...

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  16. 2012 NHL Free Agency: How the Newest Detroit Red Wings Will Help the Team

    The 2012 free-agency season has begun. While most are waiting to hear about Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, neither of them has made a decision yet. The Detroit Red Wings were still busy on opening day, adding four players the roster...

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  17. 2012 NHL Free Agents: the Unknown CBA Makes Talks Tough

    The 2012 NHL Free agency season is about to start. While teams are ready to go out and add the latest and greatest pieces to their team puzzles, the impending CBA (collective bargaining agreement) negotiations may cause teams to hold back...

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  18. 2012 NHL Free Agency: Zach Parise, Ryan Suter or Bust for the Detroit Red Wings

    The 2012 free agency season is about to open. Most of the Detroit Red Wings faithful already have Zach Parise and Ryan Suter as locks to sign with the team. While there is surely interest by all parties, there is no lock...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 2 years ago 4,317 reads 30 comments

  19. Hockey Hall of Fame 2012: Who Was Snubbed for the Class of 2012?

    The NHL announced the four players that will be inducted into this year’s class; Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates. Sakic was a no-brainer and a lock to make it...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 2 years ago 1,168 reads 7 comments

  20. NHL: Rule Changes the League Should Look Make

    Now that the NHL season has finished a busy offseason is ahead. Teams are getting ready for the draft and the start of free agency. The league and players are looking ahead to a new collective bargaining agreement...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 2 years ago 1,802 reads 34 comments

  21. Zach Parise or Alexander Semin: Who Better Fits the Detroit Red Wings?

    With the recent retirement of Nick Lidstrom and the pending departure of Brad Stuart, the likely focus for the Detroit Red Wings in free agency will be on defense...

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  22. Detroit Red Wings: With Nicklas Lidstrom Retiring, Who Will Be the Captain?

    The reports are that Nicklas Lidstrom will be announcing his retirement . As there are many great questions regarding what the team will do in free agency in an attempt to fill ...

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  23. Nicklas Lidstrom Retiring: Where Does He Rank Among All-Time Best Red Wings

    With the rumors and reports that Nick Lidstrom will be retiring, it seemed like the right time to see where he ranks among the top Red Wings of all time...

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  24. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Most Hated Red Wings of All Time

    The Detroit Red Wings and their fans have shared a mostly friendly relationship. Despite a few decades of frustration where they failed to win the Stanley Cup, the fans still have supported the team...

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  25. Detroit Red Wings: Minor Leaguers Looking to Make the Team

    Now that the Detroit Red Wings ' season is over, fans are eagerly waiting for the free-agent season to begin. Many fans are day dreaming about how Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and Alexander Semin would look wearing the winged wheel...

    PJ Sapienza Written by PJ Sapienza about 2 years ago 68 reads 5 comments