1. Top 5 Can't-Miss Detroit Red Wings Games in the 2013-14 Season

    Given their move to the Eastern Conference, one could argue that every Detroit Red Wings game in 2013-14 is of the "can't miss" variety...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,538 reads 2 comments

  2. Jonas Gustavsson's Resurgence Adds Important Piece to Detroit Red Wings' Puzzle

    Jonas Gustavsson ’s resurgence in the Red Wings net over the past two games isn’t just a welcomed surprise, it’s a necessity...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 2,074 reads 6 comments

  3. Why Mike Babcock Should Keep Shuffling Detroit Red Wings Roster Early in 2013-14

    Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock found success on Friday night against the Philadelphia Flyers when he decided to shake up his roster...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 2,337 reads 7 comments

  4. How the Detroit Red Wings Can Ensure Improvement on the Power Play in 2013-14

    Just three games into the 2013-14 season, concerns about how and when the Red Wings will improve their power play are already surfacing. Ansar Khan at Mlive .com noted the Red Wings are looking to be “ harder on the puck ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,521 reads 10 comments

  5. Breaking Down Stephen Weiss and Daniel Alfredsson's Starts to 2013-14 Season

    They were considered to be among the best free-agent signings of the summer. Detroit general manager Ken Holland was the envy of most of his peers when the last minutes of July 5, ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 3,082 reads 9 comments

  6. Detroit Red Wings: Atlantic Division Debut a Stark Contrast to Last Year's Start

    It was, very likely, the worst game the Detroit Red Wings have played in 20 years. Disorganized, uninspired, offensively anemic and defensively horrific hockey that would need a great deal of work to rise to the level of embarrassing...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,717 reads 6 comments

  7. Jimmy Howard Is the Best Goaltender in the Atlantic Division

    Yes, I’m aware that the Detroit Red Wings have not played a single game in the Atlantic Division. Yes, I’m quite aware that they’ ve just moved to the Eastern Conference...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 9 months ago 1,090 reads 18 comments

  8. Detroit Red Wings: Biggest Concerns for the 2013-14 NHL Season

    There was a time, oh, maybe around the middle of last February, when the Detroit Red Wings seemed destined to spiral into the ground...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 10 months ago 2,906 reads 14 comments

  9. Daniel Alfredsson Signing Puts Detroit Red Wings in Stanley Cup Contention

    Remember when the Detroit Red Wings were a young, plucky team that needed to win their last four regular-season games of the 2012-13 season just to make it into the playoffs? Well, ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 1 year ago 3,634 reads 31 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings Should Be the Favorites to Win Game 6 Against Blackhawks

    No one, not one prognosticator, pundit, prophesier or predictor thought the Detroit Red Wings would be in this position. The Red Wings themselves would not have dared to dream this big just a few weeks ago...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 1 year ago 1,253 reads 2 comments

  11. 2013 NHL Playoffs: Red Wings Concede Momentum to Ducks for Game 3

    Things were looking good, very good. Within a minute of the third period of Game 2 between the Anaheim Ducks and Detroit Red Wings , the score was 4-1 Detroit and all looked right with the Wings...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 1 year ago 1,189 reads 7 comments

  12. Detroit Red Wings: With Playoff Berth Acheived, Is It Now Stanley Cup or Bust?

    It was the goal set at the beginning of this abbreviated season that spoke volumes about the new reality surrounding the Detroit Red Wings : just make the playoffs...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 1 year ago 1,930 reads 23 comments

  13. Detroit Red Wings: Still No Telling If Playoff Hopes Are Fantasy or Reality

    Ambiguity, applied to any state of affairs, is pure torture. Whether you're waiting to hear about a job, a family member's prognosis or just how much you'll be shelling out to that ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 1 year ago 731 reads 3 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings: 'Post-Lidstrom Era' Is Being Redefined as 'Zetterberg Era'

    It was, to be honest, the worst-kept secret in Detroit. Upon the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom last May, nearly everyone who followed the Detroit Red Wings and most anyone who ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 1 year ago 910 reads 7 comments

  15. Detroit Red Wings: Mike Babcock's Legacy Will Be Defined by 2012-13 Season

    Last June, Darryl Sutter defined his coaching legacy by leading the Los Angeles Kings to their first Stanley Cup championship...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 1 year ago 1,164 reads 14 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings Season Opener Proves There's Nowhere to Go but Up

    If there's one positive takeaway from watching the horrific butchery that was the Detroit Red Wings 2012-13 season opener it is this—it can't get any worse than that. The brutality the Wings suffered at the hands of the St...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 1 year ago 900 reads 6 comments

  17. Nicklas Lidstrom Retirement Will Forever Change the Detroit Red Wings

    I won't refer to any dates. I won't reference any times. I won't even draw your attention to any number of sources that have cited the day, time and place that Nicklas Lidstrom is expected to announce his retirement...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 2 years ago 1,448 reads 2 comments

  18. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons the Team Needs to Rebuild

    It is over. Just two weeks into the postseason, the Detroit Red Wings ' season is over. No one expected their first-round series against Nashville to be easy, but most expected it to be long...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 2 years ago 4,145 reads 37 comments

  19. NHL Playoffs 2012: Detroit Red Wings' Game 4 Loss Kills All Hope of Series Win

    I'll come right out and say it: I turned the TV off with about 13 minutes left in the third period. I turned the TV off, got up out of my chair, collected my thoughts, cursed a time or two and left the room...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 2 years ago 237 reads 18 comments

  20. Todd Bertuzzi Fighting Shea Weber Gives Detroit Red Wings the Edge in Game 3

    Let me acknowledge a few things right off the hop here. Yes, I'm aware the Todd Bertuzzi fight against Shea Weber was hardly a barn-burner. Agreed. If the Wings are looking for an edge, the fact that they won Game 2 on the road is it...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 2 years ago 1,899 reads 15 comments

  21. Shea Weber Hit Will Only Fuel Detroit Red Wings to Win Game 2

    To be honest, Game 1 was better than I thought it would be. Don't get me wrong—the officiating was deplorable...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 2 years ago 2,221 reads 67 comments

  22. NHL Playoff Predictions: 5 Reasons the Detroit Red Wings Need Miracle in Round 1

    It's something I thought I'd never say, and certainly something I thought I'd never believe. However, as the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs are just days away, I am positive that what ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 2,479 reads 20 comments

  23. Detroit Red Wings: Nicklas Lidstrom's Injury Gives Glimpse of Life Without Him

    For those who've never had the pleasure of suffering a bone bruise before, let me tell you, it's a hell of a thing. Most physicians will tell you that, in terms of healing and rehabilitation, it can be worse than an actual break...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 2,267 reads 45 comments

  24. Detroit Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg Proving He's No 'Fake Zetterberg'...Finally

    Over the summer, on the streets of New York City, there were multiple sightings of a slim, bearded man wearing a No. 40 Red Wings jersey in full uniform...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 1,660 reads 27 comments

  25. NHL Trade Rumors: How Detroit Red Wings 21 Home Wins Could Quiet Any Trade Talk

    There is one thing we know for sure. Last September, when Mike Babcock was readying his troops in training camp, into the exhibition season and into the beginning of the 82-game ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 1,235 reads 13 comments