1. Trade Rumors Will Swirl Around Detroit Red Wings If They Don't Improve, and Fast

    This, as they say, is it. As of now, the Red Wings have to decide if they're going to finish the season playing like the elite team they are on paper or, continue on being the porous, sloppy team they've been for most of 2011...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 3,324 reads 24 comments

  2. NHL Rumors: Ray Emery to Detroit Red Wings? It Makes More Sense Than You'd Think

    As TSN's Darren Dreger recently reported , at least two teams have confirmed their interest in signing former Philadelphia Flyers netminder Ray Emery...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,763 reads 34 comments

  3. Peter Forsberg's Return and 25 Players We'd Like To See In the NHL Today

    I'm not sure about you, but I certainly thought it was a joke, or at least a clever headline designed to grab a reader's attention...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 5,090 reads 50 comments

  4. NHL All Star Break Gives Detroit Red Wings Time To Create Free Agent To-Do List

    Aaahhh...the All-Star Break. As every Red Wing not named "Nicklas Lidstrom" is now either confirming their flights to warm, sandy destinations, arranging their bar-hopping plans with ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 163 reads 15 comments

  5. Evgeni Nabokov Suspended By New York Islanders...Party On Garth...NOT!!

    It appears that the soap opera surrounding the Detroit Red Wings' signing of Evgeni Nabokov has come to an end - for now. After being claimed off waivers by the New York Islanders, Nabokov refused to report to the club ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,855 reads 68 comments

  6. Evgeni Nabokov Claimed By New York Islanders, But Refuses To Report

    The following was reported at 12pm EST today: As predicted , the Red Wings attempt to bring goalie Evgeni Nabokov to Motown has failed. The New York Islanders have claimed the goalie on re-entry waivers...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,293 reads 35 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings Will Sign Evgeni Nabokov, but He'll Never Be a Red Wing

    Multiple sources, including TSN.ca and the NHL's media site, are reporting that the Red Wings are about to sign veteran netminder Evgeni Nabokov to an undisclosed deal that would see him return to the NHL...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 5,333 reads 67 comments

  8. Jimmy Howard Must Be Difference Maker in Return for Detroit Red Wings Tonight

    A quick look at the standings in the Central Division will reveal that, as far as positioning goes, tonight's game between the St. Louis Blues and visiting Detroit Red Wings isn't going to mean much...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 280 reads 1 comments

  9. NHL All Star Game: Jarome Iginla Says He Won't Play, And NHL Won't Suspend Him!

    On Wednesday, Calgary Flames forward and captain Jarome Iginla announced that, due to personal family issues, he will not participate in the NHL All Star festivities at the end of this month...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,243 reads 7 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings: 7 Reasons Why the Wings Can Still Fly Even with 7 Players Out

    So, on Friday night, right after the Red Wings lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets and you found at that not one, but two more players had gone down to injury, you might have freaked out a little bit...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 3,493 reads 4 comments

  11. Red Wings Face Big Test Heading Into Home-and-Home With Blue Jackets...Really

    Hockey, like life itself, is filled with challenges you never think are that daunting until they're staring you in the face...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 352 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL: Ovechkin Slump Among Top 10 Storylines in Season's 2nd Half

    With the first half of the NHL season now firmly in the past, we've already closed the book on several questions that surrounded various teams and players at the season's start...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 2,687 reads 4 comments

  13. 2011 NHL All Star Game: Nicklas Lidstrom Is Lone Red Wings All-Star...Thank God

    Every team must have one. That's the mandate the NHL attached to the All Star game long ago to ensure that each team in the league was represented in what the NHL believes is a premier showcase of the league's best and brightest...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,797 reads 38 comments

  14. NHL: Kostopoulos Suspended 6 Games for Head Shot on Red Wings' Brad Stuart

    Optimistic estimates have Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brad Stuart returning to the team in six weeks. Flames forward Tom Kostopoulos will not be playing for six games...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,011 reads 15 comments

  15. Red Wings' Brad Stuart Sidelined with Broken Jaw: Head Shot Deserves Suspension

    In what has become an all too familiar scenario for the Red Wings this season, they win a game, only to lose an important player in the process...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,157 reads 38 comments

  16. Pavel Datsyuk Injury: 3 Red Wings Who've Stepped It Up and 3 Who Still Need To

    On December 22, Red Wings fans everywhere got what was the equivalent of a lump of coal in their stocking for Christmas...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 2,559 reads 19 comments

  17. NHL All-Star Starters: Why They Make the All-Star Game Even More Meaningless

    Honestly, I really didn't think this was possible. The idea that the NHL All-Star Game—that utterly restrained, bland, scoring-fest that is supposed to promote the game ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 2,024 reads 39 comments

  18. Detroit Red Wings Goalie Jimmy Howard Is Facing Late-Onset Sophomore Slump

    It was the thing every Detroit Red Wings fan dreaded and every Winged Wheel-hater hoped for over the summer— Jimmy Howard 's sophomore slump...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,608 reads 11 comments

  19. Chris Osgood Is Mr. 400: Red Wings Goalie Earns Milestone in Fairytale Fashion

    It might just be a common trait among all people that, when it comes to personal milestones, we prefer they come via some dramatic scenario. Think about it...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,062 reads 5 comments

  20. Dan Cleary Joins Pavel Datsyuk in Detroit Red Wings Sick Bay: Out at Least Month

    To this point in the Red Wings season, not a whole lot has transpired that reminds one of last year's nearly disastrous campaign. The Wings sit atop the Western Conference, rather than just outside the playoff picture...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 797 reads 8 comments

  21. Pavel Datsyuk Gone a Month for Detroit Red Wings: Dark Cloud with Silver Lining?

    Make no mistake about it, losing Pavel Datsyuk for four weeks is a monumental blow to the Detroit Red Wings ...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,000 reads 12 comments

  22. Chris Osgood: Detroit Red Wings Cost Him 400th Career Win at Home

    There may not be another professional athlete on Earth that has enjoyed so much success amidst so much doubt. From the time he entered the NHL , Chris Osgood was disrespected, overlooked and taken for granted...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,001 reads 13 comments

  23. NHL's Winter Classic Wonderland: The Perfect Christmas Gifts for All 30 Teams

    To be quite honest, I never really got the idea behind writing a Christmas list. Even as a kid, the process of writing down the gifts I wanted other people to buy me seemed selfish and a little narcissistic...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about over 3 years ago 1,622 reads 17 comments

  24. Detroit Red Wings: Jimmy Howard Making Statement He's Ready for Deep Playoff Run

    Reasonable people can disagree on this issue, however, the notion that there can be "statement games" in the regular season is a viable one...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 4 years ago 642 reads 4 comments

  25. Detroit Red Wings Losing Streak, Plus December Schedule May Equal Trouble Ahead

    By Game 23 of this season, the Red Wings led the Central Division by seven points, sat atop the Western Conference with 36 points, and had obtained a 17-4-2 record...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about almost 4 years ago 385 reads 6 comments