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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