Monthly Archives: June 2009

Around the Rink: NHL Draft Edition

Detroit’s top two draft picks pose for the media Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Over a two-day period, the Detroit Red Wings selected seven prospects to compose their 2009 draft class. Hockeytown Blog has a recap of who and when … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 26th Edition

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images June always seems to be the busiest month of the year for Red Wings fans, especially if the team makes it into the Stanley Cup finals. You have hockey games, the NHL Awards Show, the … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 24th Edition

Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images The Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee announced that former Red Wings Steve Yzerman, Luc Robitaille, and Brett Hull had been named into the 2009 induction class, giving Detroit a Hall hat trick. Brian Leetch … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 22nd Edition

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images We have a couple of noteworthy events happening this week — the 2009 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees will be announced on Tuesday and the 2009 NHL Entry Draft will take place on Friday and … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 19th Edition

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for NHL Pavel Datsyuk will leave Las Vegas with two more trophies added to his resume. The Red Wings’ forward won his second Frank J. Selke Trophy and fourth consecutive Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, becoming … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 17th Edition

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images The Wings cleared out their lockers on Monday after taking this season’s team photo before heading out to their various offseason destinations around the world. For some of the guys, that means traveling to Las … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 15th Edition

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings failed to repeat as Stanley Cup champions when they fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a tight 2-1 loss in Game 7. It was obviously a very disappointing loss … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 12th Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images After falling short in Game 6 on Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings will battle for the Stanley Cup tonight at Joe Louis Arena against the Pittsburgh Penguins. In the best of one, the … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 8th Edition

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings won in dominating fashion on Saturday 5-0 over the Pittsburgh Penguins, needing just one more victory to repeat as Stanley Cup champs. Pavel Datsyuk’s return to the lineup gave the Wings … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – June 3rd Edition

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings suffered their first loss (4-2) in the Stanley Cup Finals last night in Game 3 at Mellon Arena. The story of the evening was special teams as Pittsburgh went 2-for-3 with … Continue reading

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