Luke Glendening scores twice, but Red Wings fall to Stars in shootout
The Detroit Red Wings turned in a gritty effort Monday in their attempts to play spoilers, but the Dallas Stars earned a much-needed second point with a 3-2 shootout victory at American Airlines Center. Luke Glendening scored both Red Wings goals in regulation, recording his fourth career two-goal game. The Red Wings dropped to 16-24-7. Glendening scored twice in the second period, tying the game each time. Jason Robertson put Dallas ahead 2-1 at 11:06 of the second period, knocking in a rebound from the net front after the Red Wings missed opportunities to clear the zone.mlive.com
Kane scores 400th goal as Blackhawks beat Red Wings 7-2
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 28: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his 400th career goal in the third period against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on February 28, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Kane scored his 400th career goal, Kevin Lankinen made a career-high 44 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks closed out a successful February with a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Bouncing back nicely from a 5-3 loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night, the Blackhawks closed out a 9-3-1 February with their third win in four games. The Red Wings played without captain Dylan Larkin for the second straight game because of an upper-body injury. The Red Wings, who put 21 shots on net in the first, got one back when Gagner redirected Jon Merrill's shot past Lankinen with 2:09 to go.
Blackhawks top Red Wings 7-2 with third-period outburst
The Detroit Red Wings have seen plenty Kevin Lankinen this season, and they still haven’t solved him. The Red Wings (7-14-3), already missing Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi with injuries, played without Robby Fabbri, who was hurt in Saturday’s game. Trailing 2-1, the Red Wings came out strong in the third period and had a couple of opportunities to tie it before Pius Suter scored at 1:32. The Red Wings put good pressure on Lankinen in the first period, outshooting the Blackhawks 21-12. His shot deflected off the stick of Christian Djoos, hit Biega in the side of the face and then went off Greiss’ stick and into the net.mlive.com
Which free agents will Red Wings look to re-sign, trade?
It could be a busy time for Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman, who has 10 impending unrestricted free agents on the roster. Here is an early projection of what the Red Wings might do with their UFAs. Bobby Ryan: Ryan cooled off after a hot start, and he turns 34 on March 17, but the Red Wings like him. Perhaps the Red Wings will re-sign him for a year as the seventh defenseman or someone who can come up from Grand Rapids when needed. Marc Staal: The Red Wings without a doubt will look to move Staal, maybe well before the deadline, if they are able.mlive.com
Red Wings hold off Panthers 2-1 after Brome’s 1st NHL goal
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Mathias Brome scored his first NHL goal late in the second period, and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Patrik Nemeth also scored his first goal of the season for the Red Wings, who won for only the second time in seven games. “I think we had a flat second period," Florida forward Frank Vatrano said. There was a moment of silence before the game after the death of Sergei Tchekmarev, a longtime team masseur for the Red Wings. Red Wings: Host the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Red Wings’ Robby Fabbri, Adam Erne on COVID protocol list
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings received a big boost from their second line on Saturday. The Red Wings announced prior to Monday’s game against Columbus that forwards Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne are on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list. Michael Rasmussen replaced Fabbri at center on the line with Bobby Ryan and Filip Zadina. Frans Nielsen stepped in for Erne on the line with Luke Glendening and Mathias Brome. More: Red Wings see promise in potential second scoring linemlive.com
Projecting Red Wings 2020-21 roster: Lines, defense pairs
The Detroit Red Wings will look different when they open the 2020-21 season, as they should after a historically bad 2019-20. Here is a look at the Red Wings' projected season-opening roster, with potential line combinations and defense pairings. Third lineLW: Evgeny Svechnikov, C: Sam Gagner, RW: Filip ZadinaThe Red Wings have the potential for a more skilled third line as opposed to a checking-oriented, grinding unit. Fourth lineLW: Darren Helm, C: Valtteri Filppula, RW: Luke GlendeningThree long-time Red Wings with defensive instincts could join to form an energy line. The Red Wings could go with a 50-50 split in goal.mlive.com