1. Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings Looks Steady, Despite Loss

    Who says hockey doesn't belong in Phoenix? Judging by the 17,000-plus hockey fans who flooded Jobing.com Arena on Wednesday night, some paying upwards of $400 per ticket to do so, NHL hockey is very much alive in Arizona...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 232 reads 2 comments

  2. 2010 NHL Playoff Prediction: Detroit Red Wings Will Put an End to Phoenix's Rise

    At the beginning of this season, if someone asked you who would win a playoff series between the Detroit Red Wings and Phoenix Coyotes, you'd likely laugh at the idea that Phoenix would have been able to squeak in to an eighth-seed position...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 1,367 reads 3 comments

  3. Power Ranking the NHL Playoff Center Position

    With good reason, whenever anyone refers to, "the most important position in hockey," they're referring to the goalie...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 1,513 reads 21 comments

  4. Are the Detroit Red Wings the Most Dangerous Bottom Seed Ever?

    You hear it every year around this time. No one wants to play so-and-so in the first round. This declaration usually refers to a seventh or eighth seed team made up of a bunch of plucky, ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 2,025 reads 17 comments

  5. An Open Apology to The Detroit Red Wings: I Was Wrong To Doubt You

    Dear 2009-2010 Detroit Red Wings, First, I can't tell you how happy I am that we are going to the playoffs for the 19th straight year! What an accomplishment. You have my sincere congratulations for all you've accomplished so far...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 432 reads 6 comments

  6. Top 10 NHL Players We'd Love To See In The Playoffs, But Won't

    Like it or not, parity is in full-bloom in the NHL. It's been said that there really are no "bad teams" in the NHL anymore, merely teams that may be having bad seasons...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 1,891 reads 3 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings Will Win Sixth In a Row By Beating Edmonton Tonight

    Tonight, the Red Wings will take on the worst team in the NHL, the Edmonton Oilers. Though the Oilers have won all three meetings this season against the Red Wings and have been beating ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 174 reads 9 comments

  8. Detroit Red Wings Fans: It's Time to Get Happy, Other Fans...Pray

    They've won nothing. They haven't secured a playoff berth. They will not clinch home ice if they do and, when the playoffs start, they will face the toughest competition they've seen in years...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 576 reads 6 comments

  9. Detroit Red Wings Goaltending May Be The Best Duo in Hockey, Really

    Alright, before we get into this, let me clarify a couple of things first in the hopes that people will actually read the article before posting flabbergasted responses to the headline...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 1,382 reads 7 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings Headed For Loss Tonight Against St. Louis Blues

    We're one hour from the puck drop at Joe Louis Arena. Unfortunately, the crystal ball does not predict a good outcome for the Red Wings...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 477 reads 13 comments

  11. Detroit Red Wings: Crystal Ball Reveals Win Against Penguins Tonight

    So, I did this a couple of weeks ago before the Wings faced the Minnesota Wild and the win I predicted did indeed materialize. Here's hoping lightning, silly as it might be, strikes twice...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 261 reads 2 comments

  12. Detroit Red Wings: Beware of the Edmonton Spoilers!

    What a weird, wild season this has been for the Detroit Red Wings. While a small stutter-step was expected of the Red Wings at the beginning of the season, who among us believed that ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 249 reads 3 comments

  13. Detroit Red Wings Have Some Breathing Room Now, But Don't Exhale Yet

    On Monday night, we saw the Detroit Red Wings do something they haven't done much of this season: win a third straight game...

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  14. Detroit Red Wings: A Winning Roster Has Emerged. Now Don't Mess With It

    For those of you old enough to remember "rabbit ears" TV antennas, the following analogy should be quite helpful. For those of you completely confused by the concept of non-satellite, non-cable TV, I don't know, ask your parents about it...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 573 reads 27 comments

  15. The Detroit Red Wings Will Win Against the Minnesota Wild Tonight

    Alright, I don't know about you, but I'm getting pretty tired of reading (and writing) the same old game preview and prediction pieces...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 128 reads 2 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings Quick Hits: Jonathan Ericsson Back, Todd Bertuzzi Good To Go

    Brian Rafalski and Jerome Iginla will renew acquaintances tonight as the two Olympic standouts and their teams will engage in what could prove to be a very critical battle for playoff positioning...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  17. 2010 NHL Awards: Early Picks for Top Hardware Winners

    It's March, the season is winding down, but far from over, playoff positioning is about as solid as Jell-O and picking a clear cut, Stanley Cup favorite at this point is a fool's errand...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 4,562 reads 34 comments

  18. Why the Detroit Red Wings Must Beat the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday

    It's funny just how recently it was that the Red Wings main concern in March was whether or not they would finish the season first in the West and President's Trophy winners and the Blackhawks' ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 703 reads 8 comments

  19. Fans Believe Detroit Red Wings Will Make the Postseason, but Do Players?

    There's optimism, and then, there's blind optimism. The former is often a helpful thing.  When you think positively, positive things often happen...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 739 reads 18 comments

  20. Former Red Wings Defenseman Chris Chelios Signs with Atlanta...What?!?

    Last summer, Chris Chelios made it clear that, though he was soon to be 48 years old, he had every intention of playing in the NHL in 2009-10. He had no takers in the offseason after being told he would not be back with the Red Wings...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 239 reads 9 comments

  21. 2010 Winter Olympic Outcomes: What It Means for the Detroit Red Wings

    As an American, watching Sidney Crosby throw off his gloves, jump up and down and scream at the top of his lungs after scoring the gold medal game-winning overtime goal for Canada, I'd be lying if I said I didn't feel personally defeated...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 626 reads 20 comments

  22. 2010 Winter Olympics Men's Hockey: Bronze Medal Finnish

    At one point during Saturday's bronze medal game between Team Slovakia and Team Finland, it appeared that the terrible game the latter played against Team USA was about to hurt worse than it already did...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 2,884 reads 1 comments

  23. 2010 Winter Olympics: Kiprusoff Falls Apart, USA Demolishes Finland

    Some days, it just doesn't pay to get out of bed in the morning. Had Miikka Kiprusoff hit the snooze button on his alarm clock on Friday, and decided to bag in bed the rest of the day, Team Finland likely would have been much better off...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 864 reads 5 comments

  24. 2010 Olympic Men's Hockey: The Top Five Players of the Final Four

    And just like that, eight national teams have been sent packing to their respective homelands. If anyone tells you that they would have guessed that Slovakia, USA, Canada and Finland would constitute ...

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  25. 2010 Olympic Mens Hockey: With the Czechs Finnished, Team Finland Advances

    It's been said that there are two ways to play a game: to win, or, not to lose. On Wednesday night in the men's hockey quarterfinals, both Team Finland and Team Czech Republic, employed the later strategy...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 4 years ago 1,327 reads 0 comments