Aug 6, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT
Ceremony to be held Dec. 4.
Sep 12, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT
He would help them with their defensive depth problems.
May 18, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT
Can New York bounce back from after Wednesday’s loss?
Nov 24, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT
Much has changed since that afternoon match on Sunday, Feb. 13.
Oct 17, 2011, 7:45 AM EDT
The Wings are off to an undefeated start and their lone offseason pickup, Ian White, is filling in the gap for the retired Brian Rafalski.
Sep 13, 2011, 10:11 AM EDT
Jonathan Ericsson may have been a starter for Detroit last season, but he wasn’t lighting the world on fire with his play. The Red Wings will need him to live up to the hype and fast.
Aug 11, 2011, 11:45 AM EDT
With Brian Rafalski out of the picture because of his retirement, the Red Wings might witness a battle between Ian White and Jonathan Ericsson for time in the team’s top two defensive pairings.
Jul 27, 2011, 12:46 AM EDT
Many Red Wings fans are probably saddened by Kris Draper’s retirement, but four younger forwards should make that defensive transition easier. In fact, they already started it.
Jul 26, 2011, 11:11 AM EDT
After a 20 year NHL career, Kris Draper calls it quits after what ended up being an outstanding career from one that started off inauspiciously.
Jul 25, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT
A caption on a Kris Draper photo reveals that the grinding forward will probably announce his retirement on Tuesday.
Jul 18, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT
Tomorrow’s conference call will reveal whether Chris Osgood will retire or spend another season as Jimmy Howard’s backup in Detroit.
Jul 12, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT
It’s still unclear if Teemu Selanne will retire or come back for another season, but Ducks GM Bob Murray said he was “feeling good” after skating on Monday.
Jul 2, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT
The Red Wings hope to replace some of Brian Rafalski’s production by committee. Signing former Sharks defenseman Ian White could help them do that.
Jun 20, 2011, 10:35 AM EDT
Detroit Red Wings need not fear anymore: Nicklas Lidstrom will come back for one more year, according to the team. Update: the one-year deal will reportedly pay him $6.4 million, the same salary he received in 2010-11.
May 25, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT
During Brian Rafalski’s retirement press conference today, the 11 year NHL veteran and 15 year professional cited his health and his wont to be with his family more as reasons to call it a career, money be damned.
May 24, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
It’s likely that the Red Wings’ Wednesday press conference will be held to announce Brian Rafalski’s retirement. In other news, the team will play against the Flyers in a pre-season game in London, Ontario.
May 23, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT
There’s going to be a Red Wings defenseman announcing their retirement this offseason but it’s not the one you’re thinking it is.
Apr 18, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
No one should doubt that the Detroit Red Wings are legitimate contenders for the Stanley Cup, but will a secretly shaky defense doom them against the league’s best teams?
Apr 16, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT
Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings power play dominated the first period, as Detroit generated a 3-0 lead on the floundering Coyotes.
Mar 18, 2011, 1:45 PM EDT
The Red Wings were shaken up when both Pavel Datsyuk and Brian Rafalski were injured during Thursday’s game, but it looks like Rafalski will play Saturday while Datsyuk is day-to-day.
Feb 28, 2011, 10:01 PM EDT
While there weren’t any catastrophically bad trades during a timid trade deadline, there still were teams who did something foolish (or did nothing at all). With that in mind, we count down the day’s five biggest losers … with a little twist at the end.
Feb 17, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT
The 2011 Hockey Day in America games will spotlight the joy of the sport in the United States. What better way to reveal that spirit than to look at the best five U.S.-born skaters appearing in the four contests?
Dec 28, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT
Anze Kopitar’s great saucer pass sets up a nice Dustin Brown tally for the December 27th goal of the night.
Dec 23, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT
We credit Danny Cleary because he actually scored the goal, but December 22nd’s best tally was all about Brian Rafalski’s beautiful pass.
Nov 22, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT
Click “Read More” to find out why Rick Nash, John-Michael Liles and Brian Rafalski were named the three stars of the week ending on November 21.
- Panthers owners say they’re committed even though team has lost ‘tremendous amounts of money’ 3
- Update: Wild’s Harding out indefinitely with fractured foot 17
- Johansen heads home from Columbus as talks get even messier 14
- Kesler accuses Vancouver media of making up stories, ‘throwing people under the bus’ 19
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal 49
- Mike Yeo is pretty unhappy with Minnesota’s goalie situation 20
- Much to his relief, Lecavalier will start season at center 14
- Heeeeeere’s Johnny! Davidson shreds Johansen’s agent for ‘baffling, nonsensical’ contract demands 61
- Advantage Kuemper? Harding on crutches after ankle injury 15
- Done deal, finally: Wings ink DeKeyser to two-year, $4.375M extension 11
- Chiarelli: At some point, I’m going to have to trade a defenseman (56)
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal (50)
- Will the NHL publicize divers? (48)
- No icing on the PK? The USHL will see how that looks (43)