1. 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 1,264 reads 13 comments

  2. 2013 Winter Classic: 5 Things for Detroit Red Wings Fans to Get Happy About

    Perhaps the worst-kept secret in the NHL this season has finally been revealed. The Detroit Red Wings will play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 2013 NHL Winter Classic...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 2,400 reads 21 comments

  3. NHL Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Evgeni Nabokov Won't Come to the Detroit Red Wings

    When I heard the news, I felt it right in my gut. A knotted-up, anxious feeling, the kind you get when you got on the phone with your mechanic and he leads off with, "Well.....

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 2 years ago 4,051 reads 12 comments

  4. Detroit Red Wings: Central Division Championship Doubts Are a Good Thing

    "Central Division Champions." "Detroit Red Wings." For most of the past decade, these terms were more or less interchangeable...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 930 reads 17 comments

  5. Detroit Red Wings: Are We Witnessing the Slow Decline of Henrik Zetterberg?

    It was a thing of pure beauty. A masterpiece created not with a brush on canvas, but a hockey stick on ice...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 2,414 reads 25 comments

  6. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Things the Wings Need in Second Half of Season

    If at the beginning of this season someone would have told me the Red Wings would be leading the Central Division at the half-way mark, I wouldn't have been surprised...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 1,068 reads 4 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings: Ranking the Top 5 Most Valuable Players so Far This Season

    While it's true we're not mathematically at the midway point of the season, the time period between Christmas and New Year's always felt like the middle to me...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 4,222 reads 11 comments

  8. Detroit Red Wings: Kronwall's Hit on Ryan Kesler Confirmed as Part of Hockey

    From the second No.17 in blue hit the ice, I knew it was coming. The on-ice attack on Niklas Kronwall from Ryan Kesler's teammates. The challenge from Kesler himself for Kronwall to fight...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 1,634 reads 42 comments

  9. Valtteri Filppula, Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons He Is Finally Becoming a Star

    So, when is it exactly that a player,"arrives." Clearly, when people talk about an athlete arriving, they're not referencing his appearance at a particular spatial and temporal location...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 2,094 reads 8 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings: Does NHL Realignment Mean One More Year for Nick Lidstrom?

    For the record, the proposed four-conference NHL isn't quite set in stone. Though the NHL Board of Governors has approved the format, the NHLPA still needs to sign off on the radically ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 429 reads 7 comments

  11. Detroit Red Wings: Does Jimmy Howard's 2012 All-Star Snub Point to Vezina Nod?

    There were names you knew would be on the ballot: Tim Thomas, Roberto Luongo and Ryan Miller. There were names you thought had a chance to show up and did: Kari Lehtonen, Pekka Rinne and Carey Price...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 781 reads 19 comments

  12. Detroit Red Wings: Ian White's Value to the Team Established by Face Fracture

    According to the Detroit Free Press , Red Wings defenseman Ian White will miss approximately two weeks with a fractured cheekbone...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 1,300 reads 16 comments

  13. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons They Won't Lose 6 Straight Games Again

    The Detroit Red Wings ' longest losing streak in three years could not have come at a better time. Nearly every team in the NHL goes through such slumps at least once during a ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 1,386 reads 8 comments

  14. Detroit Red Wings: Losing Now May Be Key To Winning Later

    In general, I'm not really a "glass half-full" type of guy. I'm not usually on the lookout for silver linings when dark clouds appear, and I rarely view any door closing as a sure sign that a window will soon be opening...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 626 reads 16 comments

  15. Detroit Red Wings: Pavel Datsyuk's Improvement Among 3 Wishes for November 2011

    Last month, we submitted the first of our "3 Wishes" series for the Detroit Red Wings 2011-12 season. Consulting that list of hopeful happenings , one can see that we actually got two out of three of those to come true...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 321 reads 6 comments

  16. Detroit Red Wings: Henrik Zetterberg & Pavel Datsyuk to Blame for Losing Streak

    If there's one good thing about the Detroit Red Wings being mired in a ghastly four-game losing streak to end the first month of the NHL season, it's that it is just the first month of the NHL season...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 3 years ago 916 reads 8 comments

  17. Red Wings vs. Blue Jackets: With Jimmy Howard Out, Columbus Will Be Tough Test

    The Red Wings entered Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals 5-0. They left the Verizon Center with that record just becoming visible in their rearview mirror...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 483 reads 8 comments

  18. Detroit Red Wings: Is Jiri Hudler's Return to Form for Real?

    Let's start out by acknowledging that the Detroit Red Wings are just four games into an 82-game season...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 900 reads 11 comments

  19. Detroit Red Wings: 3 Wishes for October 2011

    Clear, actionable goals. For most of my professional life, this phrase, or some version of it, has been bounced around at more meetings than I can even remember...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 789 reads 4 comments

  20. Detroit Red Wings' Hot Start to 2011-12 Season Can Only Be a Good Thing

    Despite summertime naysayers and doomsday predictors, the Detroit Red Wings sit atop the NHL standings. Jiri Hudler is among the top five in team scoring, Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 517 reads 15 comments

  21. Detroit Red Wings: 5 Reasons Fabian Brunnstrom's Deal Is an Absolute Steal

    As was predicted last week , the Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Fabian Brunnstrom to a contract. As it was reported by the Detroit Free Press , the two-way contract is for a one-year term and carries with it a $600,000 salary in the NHL ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 2,759 reads 33 comments

  22. Detroit Red Wings: Brendan Smith Not Ready for NHL & 4 Other Things We Now Know

    Personally, as a hockey fan, I find this to be the most agonizing time of the year. We're past the halfway mark of the preseason schedule, which means that after a long summer layoff ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 995 reads 16 comments

  23. Detroit Red Wings: Signing Fabian Brunnstrom to a Contract a Likely Scenario

    Depth. It's perhaps the single most important factor in the success of teams playing in the "new NHL ". When you have it, you can seem almost invincible. When you don't, you're easily beaten...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 1,070 reads 15 comments

  24. Detroit Red Wings Training Camp Preview: Part 3: The Jimmy Howard Show

    In our penultimate training camp preview, we looked at how the defensive depth chart might fluctuate as players fight for spots in training camp. When it comes to goaltending in Detroit, no such fight exists...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 645 reads 2 comments

  25. Philadelphia Flyers and 5 Other Teams Need a Captain, so Who Gets the 'C'?

    For any NHL player, there may be no greater individual honor than being asked to have the letter "C" stitched onto your jersey...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 3 years ago 993 reads 17 comments