1. Will Jimmy Howard's Resurgence Get Detroit Red Wings Back in a Playoff Spot?

    Maybe it was the call letting him know he was joining Team USA in Sochi next month or perhaps it was the calendar turning over on January 1. It may have simply been Jimmy Howard remembering who he was and what he was capable of...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 6 months ago 1,442 reads 11 comments

  2. Niklas Kronwall's Evolving Game Giving Detroit Red Wings Different Kind of Edge

    For much of this NHL season, the news regarding Detroit’s professional hockey has been about as cheery as that regarding the city’s finances...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 2,049 reads 32 comments

  3. 5 Positive Signs for the Detroit Red Wings' 2013-14 Playoff Hopes

    The Detroit Red Wings are 5-4-1 in their past 10 games played and currently have a tenuous grasp on the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. On the face of it, this hardly warrants enthusiasm...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 2,785 reads 16 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings' California Road Trip Will Be Biggest Test of 2013-14 Season

    On Thursday, the Detroit Red Wings will begin a three-game, four-night romp through California on a bit of a Western Conference nostalgia tour...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 1,075 reads 9 comments

  5. Why Jimmy Howard Is the Key to Detroit Red Wings' 2013-14 Playoff Hopes

    To state that goaltending is important to a hockey team’s success is tantamount to proclaiming the wetness of water...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 1,202 reads 13 comments

  6. Why Jimmy Howard Doesn't Deserve to Start in the 2014 Winter Classic

    As hockey spectacles go, the NHL Winter Classic is nearly impossible to top. Playing a regular-season game outdoors in front of—at least in the case of the 2014 Winter ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 1,466 reads 17 comments

  7. The 5 Biggest Surprises Halfway Through the Detroit Red Wings' 2013-14 Season

    The Detroit Red Wings’ season is just about halfway over, or, to put it another way, the Detroit Red Wings still have half a season to play...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 1,585 reads 17 comments

  8. Why Detroit Red Wings Fans Should Expect Turnaround After Christmas

    It’s Christmas, which means that the collective joy, glee and hope existing in the world has increased, if only for a few hours...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 3,076 reads 12 comments

  9. Why Tomas Jurco Has Earned Extended Stay with Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings ’ sick bay is set to become a little less crowded soon with the expected return of forward Gustav Nyquist (groin) Monday, along with forwards Darren ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 7 months ago 2,896 reads 23 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings 2013-14 Season Highlighting Team's Uncertain Future

    There’s been plenty of handwringing , fretting and naysaying associated with the Detroit Red Wings ’ season to date...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 1,548 reads 33 comments

  11. Was Joining the Detroit Red Wings the Right Decision for Daniel Alfredsson?

    Raise your hand if you’ ve ever taken a job that you later regretted—go ahead, put ‘em up...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 4,318 reads 37 comments

  12. How Johan Franzen Has Put Himself in the Running for Detroit Red Wings' Team MVP

    Technically speaking, the Detroit Red Wings ’ most valuable players are Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 1,056 reads 8 comments

  13. Will Gustav Nyquist and Tomas Tatar Become Franchise Cornerstones?

    Perhaps it’s because the Detroit Red Wings ’ two franchise cornerstones are injured. Maybe it’s nothing more than an exaggerated evaluation of two young players that are currently on a hot streak...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 3,833 reads 33 comments

  14. Will Stephen Weiss Be Biggest Free Agent Bust in Detroit Red Wings History?

    After an up-and-down start to the 2013-14 season, the Detroit Red Wings seem to have finally found some consistency...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 7,471 reads 76 comments

  15. Detroit Red Wings Are Finally Turning the Corner in 2013-14

    It was a game scheduled for December 1 that every Detroit Red Wings and Ottawa Senators fan had marked down on their calendars on July 5...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 2,551 reads 26 comments

  16. How Long Will It Take for Detroit Red Wings to Follow Henrik Zetterberg's Lead?

    Success in hockey, perhaps more than any other team sport, requires individual leadership to emerge from within the team...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 1,224 reads 12 comments

  17. Detroit Red Wings' Jimmy Howard Slumping Under Weight of Fat Contract

    If there was one thing most Red Wings fans were the least worried about prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, it was goaltending. However, after 25 games, it appears as though there is ample reason to worry about the play of No...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 4,057 reads 38 comments

  18. Is There a Silver Lining in Detroit Red Wings' Winless Streak?

    Whoever came up with the term “winless” as a euphemism for “losing” must have been a habitual loser—or a terribly optimistic youth sports coach...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 8 months ago 1,602 reads 26 comments

  19. How Move to Eastern Conference Has Helped Detroit Red Wings in 2013-14

    The Detroit Red Wings ' move to the Eastern Conference this season was supposed to be a boon for the team in a few different ways...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 2,654 reads 25 comments

  20. Highlighting the Few Overachievers for Detroit Red Wings in 2013-14

    The Detroit Red Wings are just about to hit the quarter mark of the 2013-14 season, and since they’re sporting a 9-5-5 record, “overachieving” isn’t a word most would apply to the team as a whole...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,633 reads 21 comments

  21. Why Detroit Red Wings Fans Must Be Patient in 2013-14

    The Detroit Red Wings ' herky -jerky start to the 2013-14 season may not be what many expected from a team loaded with offensive potential and young talent...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 2,332 reads 12 comments

  22. Why Detroit Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser Could Be the Next Nicklas Lidstrom

    Let’s get something crystal clear right from the beginning: Nicklas Lidstrom is a once-in-a-generation talent and is irreplaceable...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 4,618 reads 23 comments

  23. What Are Detroit Red Wings' Options If Stephen Weiss Doesn't Improve?

    After looking utterly disorganized during the 0-2-2 stretch they stumbled through prior to their current road trip, the Detroit Red Wings have found a level of consistency they’ ve not displayed since the season began...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 5,151 reads 32 comments

  24. Preview and Predictions for Detroit Red Wings' Upcoming 4-Game Road Trip

    Heading into a four-game road trip against Western Canadian opponents, the Detroit Red Wings find themselves in the midst of an 0-2-2 slide...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,096 reads 10 comments

  25. Detroit Red Wings Are Proving 2013-14 Preseason Expectations Were Way Too High

    As expectations go, those surrounding the Detroit Red Wings ' 2013-14 season were decidedly high. Pundits everywhere—from ESPN to The Hockey News to hack bloggers ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 2,753 reads 33 comments