Category Archives: Red Wings

Training Camp Thoughts

DETROIT – While Red Wings players will use Traverse City as a home base over the next 48 hours, going through morning skates before traveling to road preseason games, I’m back here in the D. Just some thoughts: – Mike … 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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Cleary gets his wish, will be bobbled up!

Dan Cleary really wanted to be a bobblehead. And on Tuesday, he got his wish. Thanks to your votes and some excellent campaigning, Cleary emerged as the third winner of ‘Operation Bobblehead.’ His likeness, in bobble form, will be given … Continue reading

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Your Chris Osgood tributes

On Tuesday, we took to our Facebook page asking for your Chris Osgood tributes. Five lucky lyrical souls will walk away with an Ozzie mini-Fathead, but all of the responses touched our hearts. Our contest winners: Chris was a true … Continue reading

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Life at Development Camp

TRAVERSE CITY – Red Wings prospects arrived in Detroit earlier this week before boarding a bus to Traverse City and the club’s 2011 Development Camp. For the 2011 Draft Picks, like Tomas Jurco, Xavier Ouellet, Alan Quine and Ryan Sproul, … Continue reading

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Free Agency Sound Off

On Sunday, we took to our Facebook page looking for your thoughts on free agency thus far. Here are some of the many responses we’ve received from our loyal fans. If you’d like to add your own, feel free to … Continue reading

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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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Around the Rink – June 5th Edition

BOSTON – Not much to report on the Wings side of things. The Hockey Ops side of the club is getting ramped up for the NHL Draft. The league’s General Managers will also meet on Wednesday before Game 4 of … Continue reading

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Bettman holds court – No realignment for 2011-12 season

Before the Stanley Cup Final starts, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman takes the podium for what is typically dubbed ‘The State of the Game’ address. It’s news from the top mixed with a recap of the past few months of NHL … Continue reading

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We’ve got a series on our hands!

Well, well, well … We’ve got a series on our hands. The Red Wings and Sharks fly back to Detroit this afternoon with little time to rest those aching bodies. It wasn’t easy, but there is still a pulse in … Continue reading

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