Category Archives: Detroit Red Wings

Seven more years of Kronwalling!

NEWS ITEM: The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenseman Niklas Kronwall on a seven-year contract extension, which means we’ll see more Kronwalling throughout the Metro Detroit area.

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Almost Showtime

Long time, no blog. Have you ever worked on a play before? There’s an old saying that 10 percent of the work happens in the first weeks of a production and that the other 90 percent are a last minute … Continue reading

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Training Camp: Day One

TRAVERSE CITY – Just a wrap up of Training Camp coverage. I’ll try to keep fans up to date as time permits. In the meantime, follow the club on Twitter and Facebook for the very latest updates. Pavel Datsyuk will … Continue reading

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Freeze Warning in Traverse City

There is a chill in the air. I’m not waxing poetically in saying that either. While speaking with members of our club before a Traverse City sendoff, I could see my breath in the sky, a sure sign that hockey … Continue reading

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Why are they Hockeytowns? Your winners!

On Friday, we asked fans to tell us why Grand Rapids and Traverse City were Hockeytowns. The following 50-75 word passages will be rewarded with a pair of tickets to that city’s respective Red & White games. Why is Grand … Continue reading

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Babcock, Lidstrom transcripts

Transcripts from this morning’s media availability with Mike Babcock and Nick Lidstrom regarding the tragic plane crash in Russia. MIKE BABCOCK What can you tell us about the news out of Russia this morning? “I’ve heard everything that you’ve heard … Continue reading

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“Ace” Bailey – June 13, 1948 – September 11, 2001

The tribute is small, but it is worth its weight in significance. Yours truly spent four seasons covering hockey at Boston’s TD Garden before landing in the Motor City. On the press level of that building, located high, high, high … Continue reading

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How do we get better on social media in 2011-12?

Over the weekend, we asked fans how we could do a better job on social media during the 2011-12 season. Your suggestions were numerous, with some GREAT ideas. The purpose of this blog post is to address some of them … Continue reading

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Inside Red Bird III

Images – Nicole Blaszcyk This is the plane the Red Wings will use for travel in 2011-12. Given the amount of travel an NHL club does throughout the year, this beautiful new bird should serve as a competitive advantage. Having … Continue reading

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Create YOUR NHL Dream Team

The General Manager of a hockey team is one of the most coveted positions in professional sports. You make the decisions on drafting, free agency, trades and contract extensions. You are also in a very public spotlight where moves are … Continue reading

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