Red Wings score 3 in 3rd period to surge past Jackets 4-1
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT – Michael Rasmussen broke a tie early in the third period with his first goal of the season and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Sunday. The Red Wings won 3-1 on Saturday. “We competed all over the ice, and when they did get a couple chances, Pixie (Pickard) was back there,” Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said. Roslovic tied the game 1-1 with 1:35 remaining in the second period when he tipped Oliver Bjorkstrand’s shot out of mid-air and past Pickard. Red Wings: at Florida Panthers on Tuesday.
Calvin Pickard, Blue Jackets beat Red Wings 3-1
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Calvin Pickard deflects the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT – Adam Erne and Robby Fabbri scored 29 seconds apart in the first period and Calvin Pickard made 21 saves in his first start of the season, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday. Pickard earned his first NHL win in more than two years. “I think these guys care and I think they were embarrassed in the Nashville game,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. Early on, that wasn’t it.”WINNING WAYIt was Pickard’s first NHL win since Nov. 23, 2018.
Calvin Pickard steps in to help Red Wings beat Blue Jackets, 3-1
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Calvin Pickard deflects the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Detroit. Pickard earned his first NHL win in more than two years. “I think these guys care and I think they were embarrassed in the Nashville game,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. Early on, that wasn’t it.”WINNING WAYIt was Pickard’s first NHL win since Nov. 23, 2018. That night, Pickard made 31 saves to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 win against the New York Rangers.
Hurricanes top Red Wings for 8th straight, take Central lead
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal (11) and Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) battle for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 14, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – Dougie Hamilton and Nino Niederreiter scored, Alex Nedeljkovic made 25 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Sunday night for their eighth consecutive victory. Carolina moved into the Central Division lead at 20-6-1, a point ahead of idle Tampa Bay and Florida. “I think he’s feeling good about his game and when Anthony feels good about his game, good things happen,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. “I think puck management is going to be crucial Tuesday night.”ON THE MOVEThe Red Wings recalled forward Mathias Brome from the taxi squad.
Red Wings hold-off Lightning 6-4 for rare victory
Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) watches the puck in front of Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – Anthony Mantha scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, Jonathan Bernier stopped a season-high 40 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-4 Thursday night. Tampa Bay entered the game 19-0-1 against the Red Wings over the last five years, and its 20-game point streak was the longest in franchise history against a team. Troy Stecher, Dylan Larkin and Mantha scored to put the Red Wings ahead. CATCHING A BREAKThe Red Wings took advantage of not facing Vasilevskiy, who is 11-0 against them.
Examining 5 groups of Red Wings on roster, in system
The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 5-3. The five types of Red Wings at this moment:Ad1. Moritz Seider reacts after being selected sixth overall by the Detroit Red Wings on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. You’re looking at a list of some of the most exciting NHL prospects playing in Europe right now, and they’re ALL Red Wings prospects. The problem is the Red Wings still need a serviceable NHL goalie, not just Calvin Pickard .
Blue Jackets top Red Wings 4-1, snap five-game losing streak
Cam Atkinson had a short-handed goal and an assist, and Riley Nash, Jack Roslovic and Boone Jenner also scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped a five-game losing streak with their most complete game in weeks. Atkinson scored at 7:44 of the first period after the Blue Jackets were penalized for having too many men on the ice. AdThat was gratifying for a Blue Jackets team that has given up some leads in the second period this season. “Step in the right direction,” Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. Blue Jackets: Begins a two-game series at Dallas on Thursday night.
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.
Are Red Wings this bad? Do we dare ask?
Power play:Through 19 games this season, the Red Wings have a power play conversion of 6.7% -- the league average is 20.62%. HDA -- high-danger scoring chances againstThis must be terrible for the Red Wings, right? AdThe Red Wings -- yes, the Detroit Red Wings -- are among the top FIVE teams in the league in terms of xGF. AdIf I’m Blashill and his coaching staff, I’m focused on the power play, the power play and the power play. From the Dear Red Wings Discussion Board:As noted, Mathias Brome now has 0 points in 17 games played in the NHL.
Bernier returns, Glendening has goal and 2 assists, Red Wings beat Predators
Luke Glendening had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Bernier made 21 saves and the Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 on Saturday night. Robby Fabbri, Adam Erne and Anthony Mantha also scored to help Detroit snap a two-game losing streak and improve to 4-10-0. “We’ve played pretty good games in a row since we got embarrassed against Tampa,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. The Predators beat Detroit 3-2 on Thursday night for their only victory in five games. Thomas Greiss has the other victory for the Red Wings this season.
Bobrovsky shines as Panthers edge Red Wings 2-1
It was a close game, but it didn’t feel like that.”Bobrovsky allowed an early goal but was able to stop the Red Wings the rest of the way. It was a good win for us.”AdFilip Zadina scored for the Red Wings. The Red Wings have lost nine of 10. “We had some chances on the power play, but we need to score.”Zadina put the Red Wings ahead 1-0 at the 3:31 mark of the first. The Red Wings visit the Nashville Predators on Thursday.
A look at Red Wings advanced stats through Feb. 8, 2021
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 30: Mathias Brome #86 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on in the third period while playing the Florida Panthers at Little Caesars Arena on January 30, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings are sitting at the very bottom of the eight-team Central Division. I’d like to take a second to give us a better picture of Red Wings players’ performances to this point with the help of some advanced hockey statistics, even though we have a limited sample size right now. This indicates that the top five players for the Red Wings here are being opportunistic. Game-by-game analysis is what I would suggest for the Red Wings right now.
Killorn, Lightning beat Red Wings 5-1 for 3rd straight win
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) watches his goal get past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. – Alex Killorn had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Wednesday for their third consecutive win. Victor Hedman, Ryan McDonagh, Anthony Cirelli and Brayden Point also scored for Tampa Bay, which remained unbeaten in five home games this season. The Lightning stretched their home win streak against the Red Wings to 15 dating to Dec. 12, 2013. Mantha scored on a breakaway at 9:49 before Killorn deflected a Mikhail Sergachev shot to make it 5-1 at 11:32. “I thought after the second period we didn’t really give them too much.’’MILESTONEDetroit captain Dylan Larkin appeared in his 400th game, all with the Red Wings.
Surging Panthers hold off reeling Red Wings 3-2
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 30: Dylan Larkin #71 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Florida Panthers at Little Caesars Arena on January 30, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Patric Hornqvist, Aaron Ekblad and Carter Verhaeghe scored and the Florida Panthers held off the Detroit Red Wings for a 3-2 win Sunday night. “Getting off to a good start enhances that attitude.”Greiss stopped 27 shots for the Red Wings, who have dropped six straight. The Panthers outshot the Red Wings 17-9 in the second period as they took control. The Red Wings play the Lighting on the road Wednesday night.
Heponiemi lifts Panthers to 3-2 win over Red Wings in debut
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 30: Mathias Brome #86 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with MacKenzie Weegar #52 of the Florida Panthers in overtime at Little Caesars Arena on January 30, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Aleksi Heponiemi made the most of his NHL debut, scoring with 2:15 left in overtime to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Aleksander Barkov scored the Panthers' first of two goals on power plays 3:06 into the opening period, putting them ahead 1-0. Thomas Greiss stopped 23 shots for the Red Wings, extending his winless start with the team. AdIN CASE YOU MISSED ITFormer goaltender Jimmy Howard announced his retirement recently, writing in an Instagram post that he's looking forward to coaching his son's hockey team after a 14-year career with the Red Wings.
Dallas Stars beat Red Wings 7-3 to improve to 4-0 on season
DALLAS, TEXAS - JANUARY 28: Andrew Cogliano #11 of the Dallas Stars scores a goal against Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Detroit Red Wings in the second period at American Airlines Center on January 28, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. AdValtteri Filppula knocked in a rebound for his first goal for the Red Wings (2-5-1). “Made it 4-3 there, and it got away from us,” Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said. The puck crossed the line just before the Red Wings did. WHAT’S NEXTBoth teams play back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday, the Red Wings at home against Florida, and the Stars on the road for the first time this season at Carolina.
Red Wings 2021 preseason survey: Fans expected better team, 6th place in division, Mantha to be leading scorer
Let’s take a look at the full results from the preseason survey given to “Dear Red Wings” newsletter subscribers -- a loyal group of Red Wings fans:Do you think the Red Wings will be better this season than last? (2021 preseason survey) (WDIV)How many wins do you think the Red Wings will have by the end of the 56-game season? (2021 preseason survey) (WDIV)Who will be the Red Wings’ leading scorer this season? Larkin was named captain a day before the Red Wings’ season opener. (2021 preseason survey) (WDIV)Yzerman has given us optimismIt’s not crazy to see Red Wings fans more optimistic about this squad.
Ryan makes Red Wings history in 3-2 OT win over Blue Jackets
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 01: View of the Detroit Red Wings center ice logo during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Little Caesars Arena on February 01, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Elvis Merzlikins stopped 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who barely got settled in on their bench during the overtime before it was time to go to the dressing room. PANDEMIC PLAYThe Blue Jackets have not had newly acquired center Mikko Koivu in the lineup this season due to NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Fox Sports Ohio analyst Jody Shelley was not a part of the Blue Jackets' broadcast, citing an abundance of caution. The Blue Jackets also will face Florida on their homestand.
Red Wings offense stifled in first game back: A few bright spots
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings were a team without any real offensive threat in their first game in about 10 months Thursday night. However, there were a few bright spots for the new-look Red Wings, a team with a list of additions to the lineup. He signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings this past spring, then scored 20 points in 23 games with Orebo. Hopefully he can help the Red Wings find the back of the net. Thomas GreissThomas Greiss made 40 saves in his debut with the Red Wings -- what more can you ask for?
Red Wings roundup: New roster, key signings, draft recap, more
It might not feel like it, but a lot has happened in Red Wings world recently. The Red Wings are not looking for anything long-term in net. The Red Wings acquired Staal and a second-round draft pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations. I think Bertuzzi has been a consistently good player on a very consistently bad Red Wings team. I am always skeptical of every draft pick until we see him in the lineup, in a Red Wings sweater and playing well.
Red Wings sign Anthony Mantha to 4-year contract
Forward Anthony Mantha is locked up for another four years with the Detroit Red Wings. Mantha, 26, was under a two-year contract that expired at the end of the 2019-20 season. He began to hit his stride in 2017-19 with 24 goals for the Red Wings -- he followed that up with 25 goals in 2018-19. This past season Mantha only appeared in 43 games for Detroit, but he still managed 16 goals and 22 assists thanks to a hot start to the season. Related: Red Wings' Bertuzzi awarded $3.5M, 1-year deal by arbitratorMore Red Wings news:
Here is the Detroit Red Wings 2019-20 schedule
Anthony Mantha of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his third period goal with teammates while playing the Pittsburgh Penguins at Little Caesars Arena on April 02, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 4-1. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Reimer gets 22nd shutout, Hurricanes beat Red Wings 2-0
DETROIT – James Reimer made 19 saves to earn his 22nd career shutout as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Sunday night. Sebastian Aho had a goal and an assist, and Teuvo Teravainen also scored to help Carolina win for the sixth time in seven games. Jimmy Howard stopped 34 shots for Detroit, which has lost six straight (0-4-2). Teravainen added an empty-net, short-handed goal with 1:13 left. Red Wings: Host Toronto on Wednesday night.
Mantha scores late, Red Wings beat Golden Knights 3-2
Anthony Mantha scored with 30.9 seconds left to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night. Andreas Athanasiou and defenseman Madison Bowey also scored and Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves to help the Red Wings win their second straight games. Pacioretty gave Vegas a 2-1 lead 9:04 into the second period with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle. Vegas had three and the Red Wings two. Red Wings: At Anaheim on Tuesday night.
Ullmark makes 41 saves, Sabres beat Red Wings 2-0
Anthony Mantha of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at the Bell Centre on October 10, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Linus Ullmark made 41 saves, Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist and the Sabres beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Friday night. I thought we played a pretty solid game defensively other than the one goal there," Red Wings center Dylan Larkin said. McCabe gave Buffalo a 1-0 lead with 8:20 left in the second period. Red Wings: Host St. Louis on Sunday night.
Red Wings end 9-game skid against Montreal with 4-2 win
Anthony Mantha of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at the Bell Centre on October 10, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)MONTREAL - Claude Julien feels his Montreal Canadiens have simply not been sharp enough to start the season. The Canadiens lost 4-2 to the Detroit Red Wings in their home opener on Thursday night, Montreal's third defeat in a week. Darren Helm, Tyler Bertuzzi and Luke Glendenning also scored for the Red Wings, who have three wins in four games this season. With the score tied 2-2 in the second period, Mantha scored the eventual winner on the power play at 15:38.
Anthony Mantha's scores all 4 goals, Wings win home opener over Stars
Justin Abdelkader #8 and Trevor Daley #83 of the Detroit Red Wings battle for the puck with Jamie Oleksiak #2 of the Dallas Stars. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT - Anthony Mantha scored his career-high fourth goal with 53.3 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night in their home opener. Jonathan Bernier stopped 19 shots to help the Red Wings improve to 2-0. The Red Wings had a 5-on-3 power play for 40 seconds midway through the third and failed to take advantage. ... Red Wings C Andreas Athanasiou was scratched with a lower-body injury.
Red Wings vs. Blues in Kraft Hockeyville preseason game: Time, TV, score updates
Anthony Mantha of the Detroit Red Wings tries to shoot around the stick of Colton Parayko of the St. Louis Blues during the second period at Little Caesars Arena on December 9, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)The Detroit Red Wings will host the St. Louis Blue in a preseason game Tuesday night in Calumet, Mich. The game is being played in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan after Calumet won the designation as Kraft Hockeyville USA in April. The NHL teams will play at the 700-seat Calumet Colosseum, an arena that's stood for more than 100 years. Game time: 7 p.m. (6 p.m. CT)7 p.m. (6 p.m. CT) TV: NBCSFollow score updates here:Below is the Red Wings preseason schedule with outcomes.
Anthony Mantha is leading goal scorer at Worlds right now with 7
The Detroit Red Wings forward has 7 goals in five games played for Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Championship. Meanwhile, Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek leads all defensemen in the tournament with 7 points. Oliwer Kaski, the 23-year-old Finnish defenseman who is signing with the Red Wings, has an assist in this tournament. There are 16 countries icing teams in this, split into a Group A and Group B. Finland and Canada are leading Group A with Germany showing a strong team right up there with them. If you have not signed up for my Red Wings newsletter and you like to follow the team, please sign up now.