1. Henrik Zetterberg: Why His Low Numbers for the Red Wings Are Misleading

    Henrik Zetterberg is a premier player in the NHL . He has been selected for two NHL All-Star Games, has been nominated for both the Calder and Selke trophies, and is a Conn Smythe ...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about over 2 years ago 1,128 reads 4 comments

  2. Tomas Holmstrom and the 7 Toughest Players in the NHL

    Allow me describe my version of the word “tough” since it is clearly a qualitative measure and therefore subject to speculation and opinion. Tough is not being a goon...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about over 2 years ago 592 reads 53 comments

  3. Detroit Red Wings: Johan Franzen's Growing Hate Bandwagon

    Located in the back corners of the internet, behind arguments over the legality of Niklas Kronwall's hit and speculation of Nicklas Lidstrom's retirement, is a Johan Franzen hate bandwagon that is adding seats in droves...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 3,283 reads 65 comments

  4. Hockeytown, Germany: Detroit Red Wings Fanbase Holds Strong Abroad

    The Detroit Red Wings hold a strong fan base wherever they go. From Boston to San Jose , from Winnipeg to Tampa Bay , waves of red can always be seen infiltrating the "home" crowd...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 611 reads 7 comments

  5. Detroit Red Wings: All Eyes on Brendan Smith!

    Brendan Smith has been all the buzz around the Red Wings prospect pool. Whispers of his skill started immediately as he was picked up by the Detroit Red Wings with their first pick, 27th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 1,561 reads 7 comments

  6. NHL Trade Deadline 2012: Detroit Red Wings Recap

    The trade deadline is always an exciting time in the NHL . Fans indulge themselves in hopes, rumors and speculations of players they would like added to their team, and players they would like to see traded away...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 546 reads 4 comments

  7. NHL Trade Rumors: Should Detroit Red Wings Keep or Trade Joey MacDonald?

    Part 3 of 3 in the Keep or Trade series where three players are chosen, described and you the reader choose whether or not you would keep or trade him. We first looked at Jonathan Ericsson which can be found here , then Jiri Hudler found here ...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 1,626 reads 7 comments

  8. NHL Trade Rumors: Should Detroit Red Wings Keep or Trade Jiri Hudler

    This is part 2 of 3 in the series where three players are chosen, described, and you, the reader choose whether or not you would keep or trade him. (Part 1 on Jonathan Ericsson may be found here )...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 1,150 reads 27 comments

  9. NHL Trade Rumors: Should Detroit Red Wings Keep or Trade Jonathan Ericsson

    As the trade deadline looms on Feb. 27th, there have been a multitude of rumors and speculations on what Red Wings ' GM Ken Holland has up his sleeve...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 308 reads 14 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wing Tomas Holmstrom Earns 1,000 Game Milestone

    The Detroit Red Wings will play against the Anaheim Ducks tonight, looking for their 19 th straight home victory to continue the franchise record previously set at 14 back in 1964-65...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  11. NHL Debate: Wayne Gretzky vs. Gordie Howe

    On Sunday, October 15, 1989, the Los Angeles Kings ' Wayne Gretzky in Hollywood-type fashion backhanded the puck into the net with 53 seconds left in the game to make a 4-4 tie against his former team, the Edmonton Oilers ...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 4,435 reads 12 comments

  12. Edmonton Oilers: Did Sam Gagner Sell His Soul to the Devil?

    The question is in the title: Did Sam Gagner sell his soul to the devil? Not the ones from New Jersey , I mean the real one. The one with the pitch fork, hooves, and pointed tail...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 850 reads 4 comments

  13. 3 Ways the Detroit Red Wings Can Guarantee a Stanley Cup

    Is it too early to start talking Stanley Cup ? If you’re like me or most the Red Wings fans I know—it’s never too early. We talk rivalries in the off season, playoffs during pre-season, and certainly the Cup all year round...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 1,944 reads 17 comments

  14. Are the Washington Capitals the 1990's Detroit Red Wings?

    The year before the NHL lockout, the Washington Capitals finished in last place in their division and narrowly escaped being last in the league...

    Nicholas DiFranco Written by Nicholas DiFranco about almost 3 years ago 1,816 reads 18 comments