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  1. Red Wings win 16th straight game at home

    Jan 21, 2012, 10:52 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes

    It’s now the fourth longest home winning streak in NHL history

  2. Tuesday Tire Pump: Todd Bertuzzi

    Jan 17, 2012, 7:27 PM EDT

    Todd Bertuzzi

    It’s not Tim Thomas’s job to pump a player’s tires, so we’ll do it instead.

  3. PHT Morning Skate: Ken Hitchcock is a teacher, not a screamer

    Dec 29, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v St. Louis Blues

    It’s almost like you can write a song about the Blues coach. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  4. Should this goal have counted? The NHL doesn’t think so

    Dec 22, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT

    Hansen Howard

    Wrong ruling made on Vancouver’s fourth goal in a 4-2 win over Detroit.

  5. Tuesday Tire Pump: Valtteri Filppula

    Dec 13, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT

    Valtteri Filppula

    It’s not Tim Thomas’s job to pump a player’s tires, so we’ll do it instead.

  6. Tonight on Versus: Blues and Red Wings look to get back to winning

    Dec 6, 2011, 7:30 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v St. Louis Blues

    The Blues would like to keep finding ways to frustrate the bejeezus out of Detroit. With Ken Hitchcock now at the helm, they’ll find a way to do just that.

  7. Valtteri Filppula’s cut leg might give Detroit some headaches

    Dec 5, 2011, 7:46 AM EDT

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    Valtteri Filppula

    Detroit faces a potentially tough situation as Valtteri Filppula had his leg cut by a skate last night.

  8. Tonight could be Fabian Brunnstrom’s last stand

    Nov 30, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Fabian Brunnstrom

    You might want to watch Fabian Brunnstrom closely tonight — it could be the last chance he gets to prove he can play in the NHL.

  9. Pavel Datsyuk on his performance thus far: “Awful”

    Nov 17, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT

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    Detroit sniper offers up a brutally honest self-assessment.

  10. Angry Wings look to go Shark hunting tonight

    Oct 28, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk, Torrey Mitchell

    After being eliminated by San Jose in consecutive postseasons, Detroit looks to exact some revenge.

  11. Make it seven: Caps embarrass Red Wings in battle of unbeaten teams 7-1

    Oct 22, 2011, 10:23 PM EDT

    Marcus Johansson, Alexander Semin, Mike Knuble

    We should stop hyping up games if they’re just going to turn into laughers. The Caps made Detroit look bad in beating them 7-1 tonight.

  12. Nicklas Lidstrom prepares for game 1,500 tonight

    Oct 22, 2011, 10:22 AM EDT

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    Nicklas Lidstrom is scheduled to become the 14th player in NHL history to cross the 1,500 regular season games played mark tonight.

  13. Mike Babcock hates the Red Wings’ schedule

    Oct 19, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

    Mike Babcock

    In the midst of a huge layoff between games, Detroit’s head coach is getting antsy.

  14. Babcock excited for protégé Paul MacLean’s opportunity

    Oct 7, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

    Paul MacLean

    Former Red Wings assistant coach Paul MacLean makes his head coaching debut against his former team. Now that he has a new gig, he might need a new team.

  15. Second-chance Swede: Fabian Brunnstrom signs one-year deal with Detroit

    Oct 3, 2011, 2:26 PM EDT

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    Fabian Brunnstrom

    Fabian Brunnstrom spurned the Detroit Red Wings once to sign with Dallas. This time around he’s thankful to get a contract from them after having a solid tryout with the team.

  16. 2011-2012 season preview: Detroit Red Wings

    Oct 3, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v San Jose Sharks - Game Seven

    Once again, the Wings have the talent to not only make the playoffs, but do some damage once they get there. With Zetterberg, Datsyuk, and Lidstrom around for yet another season, just how deep can the winged-wheel go this season?

  17. Red Wings rule Pavel Datsyuk out of final two preseason games

    Oct 1, 2011, 6:22 PM EDT

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    It doesn’t sound like his back problems are too serious, but the Red Wings decided to keep Pavel Datsyuk out of the team’s last two preseason games this weekend.

  18. Brendan Smith feels ‘terrible’ about illegal check on Ben Smith

    Sep 30, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    Although he said that he didn’t intend to hit Ben Smith in the head, Brendan Smith still expressed remorse for the end result.

  19. Coaches with different perspectives regarding the Smith on Smith hit

    Sep 29, 2011, 1:24 AM EDT

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    Both Mike Babcock and Joel Quenneville saw Brendan Smith’s hit on Ben Smith. It was only one play, yet the two coaches have two different perspectives on what went down at the United Center.

  20. Shocking: Ian White energized to play with Lidstrom

    Sep 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Talk about signing with the right team. After signing with the Detroit Red Wings as a free agent in the offseason, Ian White will be paired with Nicklas Lidstrom on the blueline.

  21. Is Dan Cleary the heir to Tomas Holmstrom’s throne in front of the net?

    Aug 7, 2011, 12:15 AM EDT

    Dan Cleary, Ilya Bryzgalov

    Tomas Holmstrom isn’t going to be a menace in front of opposing nets for the Red Wings forever. Could Dan Cleary be the heir to Holmstrom’s home in front of the goalie?

  22. Red Wings expected to name Western Michigan coach Jeff Blashill as one of their assistants

    Jul 8, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

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    Mike Babcock, Drew Miller

    Western Michigan coach Jeff Blashill left his post today to become an assistant coach for Mike Babcock (pictured) and the Red Wings.

  23. Moving on from Atlanta: Dudley joins Maple Leafs staff, Ramsay talks with Babcock

    Jun 24, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT

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    Two executives move on from bad luck with the Atlanta Thrashers: former GM Rick Dudley will be one of Brian Burke’s assistant GMs in Toronto while former head coach Craig Ramsay seemingly had an interview to be an assistant coach for Mike Babcock in Detroit.

  24. Senators officially name Red Wings assistant Paul MacLean new head coach

    Jun 14, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

    Joel Quenneville, Paul MacLean

    It’s official: Red Wings assistant coach Paul MacLean will be the Ottawa Senators’ next head coach. Click “Read More” for some background on MacLean and what he’s going up against in Ottawa.

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