Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wings draft viral sensation

Not too long ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning used a YouTube clip of Steven Stamkos and his unique blend of skills to entice its fan base about the future of the franchise. It worked. And if there were any Lightning … Continue reading

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2011-12 schedule highlights

The 2011-12 season is a little more real today with the Red Wings releasing their 2011-12 schedule. One of the best things for our fans is 24 of 41 regular season home games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. If that … Continue reading

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Join our NHL Awards pool

The Oscars have a pool. The NCAA Tournament has a bracket. And during many games this past season, we’ve asked our fans which player will net a big game-winning goal. Why not have a little fun with the NHL Awards, … Continue reading

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Decision made: Nick Lidstrom will play in 2011-12

He’s coming back. What happens in Vegas, apparently doesn’t stay in Vegas, as Nick Lidstrom and Red Wings GM Ken Holland announced that the future Hall of Fame defenseman will return for the 2011-12 season, his 20th as a member … Continue reading

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Cleanup effort

Tim Thomas, the first Michigan-born player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy, hadn’t even stepped to the podium when the chatter shifted outside the rink. Vancouver, which provided images of celebration after Sidney Crosby won a gold medal for Canada … Continue reading

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Putting together the wish list … Babcock ‘100 percent optimistic’ of a Lidstrom return

We all have our wish list. With just 15 days to go before the start of free agency, Red Wings GM Ken Holland has the luxury of financial maneuverability. Still, questions linger. Brian Rafalski’s retirement opened up a chunk of … Continue reading

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Paul MacLean hired by the Senators

The search is on for not one, but two new assistant coaches, as Paul MacLean was named the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators this morning. “Paul brings a wealth of experience as both a coach and a teacher … Continue reading

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