Monthly Archives: August 2009

Around the Rink – August 31 Edition

Photo Courtesy of DetroitRedWings.com The Detroit Red Wings hosted HockeyFest this past Friday and Saturday at Joe Louis Arena. The event consisted of player appearances (Nicklas Lidstrom, Dan Cleary, Kris Draper, Tomas Holmstrom, and Jason Williams), tours of the locker … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 28 Edition

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Jiri Hudler saga continues as David Staples at Cult of Hockey, a hockey blog for the Edmonton Journal, reports that the IIHF denied Hudler a transfer card. This card is needed to participate in … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 26 Edition

Photo by Mike Ridewood/Getty Images Wings’ coach Mike Babcock has already made his mark at Team Canada’s Olympic orientation in Calgary. You can watch Babcock address the media on Day 2 of camp at NHL.com. With much of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 24 Edition

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Team Canada’s Executive Director Steve Yzerman has kept busy this offseason — inking a deal with Upper Deck, preparing for Canada’s Olympic orientation camp starting today, and urging Ottawa forward Dany Heatley to speak to … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 21 Edition

Photo by: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The NHL released its 2009-10 TV schedule on Thursday, allowing fans to find out which Red Wings’ games will be televised on the national stage. For a complete listing of all the nationally televised NHL … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 19 Edition

Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images The Detroit Red Wings signed right winger Todd Bertuzzi on Tuesday afternoon to a one-year deal valued at $1.5 million per the Grand Rapids Press. Reports came out late Monday night that the team was … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 17 Edition

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images With training camps about a month away, the first installment of NHL power rankings have made there way out. Sports Illustrated’s Allan Muir tabbed Detroit for the No. 3 ranking behind only Pittsburgh and San … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 14 Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images As the temperature rises, hockey news seems to slowly trickle out during the last month of the off-season. Hockeytown Blog tracks down the latest news, both big and small, about your Red Wings … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 12 Edition

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Even as management takes some time off during the slowest part of the off-season, Hockeytown Blog continues to round up the latest Red Wings’ news to keep you informed about what your favorite NHL team … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – August 10 Edition

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images General Manager Ken Holland finally had a chance to take some time off this off-season after inking two players to one-year deals last week. The Detroit Free Press reports that he will stop … Continue reading

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