1. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons They're Still the Best Team at Developing Talent

    There are many ways to build a successful NHL franchise. In order to build long-standing success, a team needs to be able to develop their own talent. While adding free agents is needed, a team can not fill every need with large free agent contracts..

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  2. Detroit Red Wings: Where Does Jimmy Howard Rank Among Wings All Time Goalies?

    The Detroit Red Wings are one of the more successful franchises in sports history. They are third in all-time Stanley Cups and first among teams from the United States...

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  3. NHL Realignment: A Good Idea That Needs Some Final Tweaks

    The NHL has announced their realignment plans that they hope to start next season. A few details still need to be worked out but as of now the new conferences will look like this: ...

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  4. 7 NHL Careers That Were Rejuvenated by a Move to the Detroit Red Wings

    The Red Wings are always thought of as one of the best run organizations in sports. While not perfect, they seem to get so many player moves right...

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  5. Detroit Red Wings: A Surprise Choice for Team MVP

    The Red Wings have had a streak-filled season. After starting the season with five wins, they went into a nosedive by losing six games...

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  6. Detroit Red Wings: 8 Reasons Why a Move to the East Would Make Life Hard

    The NHL powers that be will be meeting in December, and one of the hottest topics on the agenda is conference realignment. Many assume that means moving Winnipeg to the West and either Detroit, Columbus or Nashville to the East...

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  7. Detroit Red Wings: First-Quarter Grades for the Team

    The Red Wings have had a bit of a roller coaster first quarter to their season. After starting the season with five wins, they went into a tail spin by losing the next six. A rebound saw them put four wins together...

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  8. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh Needs a Reality Check

    The Detroit Lions were more than excited when they were able to draft Ndamukong Suh , and his play has been amazing thus far...

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  9. Big Ten Championship Game: Is Winning the Game Good for Michigan State?

    The Michigan State Spartans are a team on the rise. They have been the one team in the Big Ten to take advantage of the three-year fall of Michigan and the current Ohio State struggles following the mess left by Jim Tressel...

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  10. Detroit Red Wings: Is Moving to the Eastern Conference Good or Bad?

    There have been whispers since the last NHL realignment that Detroit was promised to be the next team to move east once a need arose. Since that time, they have logged volumes of extra miles trudging out to the West Coast to play teams...

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  11. Detroit Red Wings: The Ageless Nick Lidstrom

    Nick Lidstrom is one the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates. His stats rank among the best defensemen of all-time. Seven-time Norris Trophy winner and a 12-time finalist...

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  12. The 25 Most Beloved Players in Detroit Red Wings History

    The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most loved franchises in the NHL . Their fan base spreads far beyond Detroit or even Michigan. A look into the stands on any road trip will find many fans wearing he winged wheel...

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  13. 9 Late-Round NHL Draft Picks Who Became Goaltending Stars

    Playing goalie in the NHL is one of the most difficult jobs in all of sports. For that reason, drafting a goalie is such a tricky and important proposition...

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  14. From the Anaheim Ducks to the Winnipeg Jets: October Grades for NHL Teams

    The NHL has now finished the first month of the season. There are always two great things about October hockey—new players and time. After a long off season, the fans, players, coaches and front offices finally get to see what they have...

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  15. Pavel Datsyuk and 14 Other Late Round Draft Picks That Turned into Stars

    Many fans get excited about the prospects of free agency every year, but the real power of a team is built through the draft. Any pieces added through free agency are only final pieces to an ever-changing puzzle...

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  16. Detroit Red Wings: How Long Can Detroit Go Undefeated?

    The NHL season is still very young. Most teams have only played four to six games so far. Despite that short time frame, only two teams are still perfect, Detroit and Washington ...

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  17. Detroit Red Wings: Why Mike Babcock Is the Best Coach in the NHL

    Mike Babcock has been a coach in the NHL since 2002, when he took over the Anaheim Mighty Ducks . Since then he has steadily climbed up the coaching hierarchy, and can currently lay claim to the title of the "best coach" in the NHL...

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  18. Nicklas Lidstrom: Can the Red Wings Still Expect Him to Be a No. 1 Defenseman?

    Nicklas Lidstrom has already secured his place in NHL history as one of the top defenders to ever play the game. He has won four Stanley Cups and seven Norris Trophies during his 19 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings ...

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  19. Detroit Red Wings: Is It Cory Emmerton Time?

    Cory Emmerton is getting his chance in the NHL this year with the Detroit Red Wings . He did have a two-game stint last season in which he scored his first NHL goal against Chicago ...

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  20. Michigan Football: Do We Know If the Wolverines Are for Real Yet?

    The Michigan Wolverines are now 6-0 on the season after their 42-24 win on the road against Northwestern. Their schedule has not been all that impressive. Their opponents have a combined record of ...

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  21. Detroit Red Wings Preview: Can Pavel Datsyuk Win the Hart Trophy?

    Sergei Fedorov was the last Detroit Red Wing to win the Hart Trophy and was widely considered one of the top players in the 1990s. Pavel Datsyuk has entered the discussion as one of the best all-around players in the game, today...

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  22. Detroit Red Wings Preview: This Year's Player to Watch

    The Red Wings have plenty of established talent on their roster. Players like Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Nick Lidstrom will lead the team as the season progresses...

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  23. Detroit Red Wings: Why They Should Move to the Eastern Conference

    With the move of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, the realignment debate has began in full force. he NHL is currently planning on having whatever changes are made announced by December...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Is Notre Dame About to Become the Next Harvard or Yale?

    Notre Dame is one of the most storied programs in college football. They have had seven Heisman winners and 11 national championships. They are fourth in all-time wins...

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  25. Where Will the Detroit Red Wings Spend Their Money Next Year?

    The Detroit Red Wings have opened their training camp and start preseason play this week. In looking forward to the season and what it holds, it is also a good time to look forward to what the next offseason has in store...

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