Former Detroit Red Wings player arrested in airport for public intoxication
Former Detroit Red Wings hockey player Bobby Ryan was arrested at the Nashville International Airport on Monday for public intoxication, according to various reports. He also allegedly took items from an airport store without paying for them. Back in 2020, Ryan told CBC and members of the press that he was doing “very, very well” in his recovery. Currently an unrestricted free agent, Ryan played one season with the Red Wings in 2020-21, which was also his most recent NHL stint. He played just 33 games that season while scoring seven goals with seven assists.mlive.com
Red Wings keep Lucas Raymond for now, release Bobby Ryan from tryout
DETROIT – Lucas Raymond impressed enough during the preseason to apparently earn not only a place on the Detroit Red Wings’ opening-night roster, but also a spot on the top line. But we’ll have to continue to watch it and see.”Raymond’s performance, in part, also influenced the Red Wings’ decision to release 34-year-old right wing Bobby Ryan from his tryout. Did other guys’ play have a factor. When guys play great, they find their way onto the team. When they’re playing good and other guys are playing good, then factors come into play like waiver-eligibility.”mlive.com
Injuries might impact Red Wings’ roster decisions
The Detroit Red Wings played their eighth and final exhibition game in 11 days Saturday afternoon, missing several regulars due to injuries. It’s good for evaluation purposes.”The Red Wings (4-4 in preseason) open the regular season Thursday against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena. We’ll make (roster) decisions when we have to make decisions and not before that.”The Red Wings might be inclined to sign veteran right wing Bobby Ryan, in camp on a tryout. The Red Wings have several young players pushing for job, mostly notably former first-round picks Joe Veleno and Lucas Raymond, who are waiver-exempt, and Taro Hirose, who is not waiver-exempt. Bobby Ryan has played a lot, Veleno has played a lot.mlive.com
Roster decisions at forward loom for Red Wings as preseason concludes
As much as coaches and general managers like to say the best player will earn the roster spot in any preseason competition, they know that is not the case. With two goals and two assists in five preseason games, Ryan has showed no ill effects from triceps surgery that ended his 2021 season. Joe Veleno: He has played well in the preseason, after a solid five-game stint with the Red Wings at the end of last season. The Red Wings, after protecting Smith in the expansion draft, aren’t likely to risk losing him on waivers before the season, so he will probably make the team. He has flourished in Grand Rapids the past two seasons (55 points in 64 games) and the Red Wings would like to keep him in the organization.mlive.com
Red Wings’ power play breaks out in preseason loss to Blackhawks
DETROIT – If the preseason is any indication, the Detroit Red Wings might have discovered a formula for success to a power play that has struggled badly in recent years. The Red Wings scored four power-play goals Monday in a 6-4 exhibition loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at Little Caesars Arena. The club hired Alex Tanguay as an assistant coach in the offseason specifically to work with the forwards and find solutions for a power play that ranked second-to-last in the NHL last season. Detroit is 8 for 19 on the power play in five preseason games. Detroit regrouped in the second period and carried the play, outshooting the Blackhawks 17-9 and scoring on all three its man-advantage opportunities.mlive.com
Lucas Raymond scores in preseason debut as Red Wings top Sabres
Lucas Raymond was the first to get a look in that spot on Thursday, and he didn’t look out of place, scoring in his first career preseason game and adding an assist as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-2 at Little Caesars Arena. Luke Witkowski and Jon Martin also scored for the Red Wings (2-0). The Red Wings scored four goals in the second period, including three in a span of 3:12 early in the frame to take the lead. The Red Wings peppered Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen with 18 shots in the first period, including seven on their first power play, but couldn’t convert. The Red Wings host Columbus on Saturday (7 p.m.).mlive.com
Red Wings’ Jakub Vrana out four months due to shoulder surgery
A team that struggled for offense last season has suffered a big blow even before its first game of 2021-22, as Detroit Red Wings forward Jakub Vrana will be out a minimum of four months due to a shoulder surgery. Coach Jeff Blashill said Thursday that Vrana had been bothered by shoulder pain in the offseason but was hoping to play through it. Vrana, 25, made a huge impact after joining the Red Wings following a trade-deadline day trade with Washington for Anthony Mantha, recoding eight goals and 11 points in 11 games with his new team. The Red Wings signed Vrana to a three-year extension in the offseason worth $5.25 million per season. Vrana had been slated to play on a line with Pius Suter at center and Robby Fabbri on the left sing.mlive.com
Bobby Ryan delivers in clutch in Red Wings’ preseason victory
The veteran Ryan, in camp on a tryout, scored in the fourth round of the shootout and also notched an assist. Erne and Taro Hirose also scored for the Red Wings in the shootout. Ryan tied the game at 3-3 with 1:51 remaining in the third period, He scored on a backhand shot from the crease area as the Red Wings applied pressure with the extra skater. Calvin Pickard entered midway through the second period and stopped all 24 shots he faced in regulation and overtime. The Red Wings face the Buffalo Sabres Thursday in their home preseason opener (7:30 p.m.).mlive.com
Red Wings’ lineup for preseason opener in Chicago
Bobby Ryan’s pursuit of a contract with the Detroit Red Wings begins in earnest tonight in the preseason opener against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center (8:30, joined in progress on NHL Network, WWJ-AM 950). The remaining forwards slated to play are Taro Hirose, Dominik Shine, Kyle Criscuolo, Kirill Tyutyayev and Dennis Yan. The Red Wings’ home preseason opener is Thursday against the Buffalo Sabres. Coach Jeff Blashill explained on Tuesday how the staff determines how many games each player will play. “The first two games we’re going to try to not have anybody play back-to-back unless something unforeseen happens.mlive.com
Bobby Ryan looks to broaden game to earn Red Wings contract
Bobby Ryan realized the need to approach this training camp and preseason differently in order to extend his NHL career, at least with the Detroit Red Wings. “Just be a little more patient in those areas for me because your leash isn’t the same as a top-six player right now. Let’s make sure we’re giving Bobby a good look. Among the veteran right shooters, only Gagner is slated for the power play, an area Ryan can help. “I think my body of work speaks for itself, however limited it might have been last year, and a couple of injuries that kind of derailed the season,” Ryan said.mlive.com
Bobby Ryan signs professional tryout deal with Red Wings
Bobby Ryan, after undergoing triceps surgery, said near the end of last season that he still has some hockey left in him at age 34. He hopes to prove that to the Detroit Red Wings over the next couple of weeks after signing a professional tryout contract with the team. The Red Wings could use another right-shooting forward with some offensive ability, someone who can play on the power play. He cooled off, however, and finished with 14 points (seven goals, seven assists) in 33 games. He underwent triceps surgery in April, when Ryan said doctors discovered he had a deteriorated tendon that was torn off the bone.mlive.com
Former Red Wing Valtteri Filppula signs with Swiss team
Filppula, the longtime Detroit Red Wings forward, signed a one-year contract with Geneve-Servette of the Swiss Hockey League on Tuesday. Filppula, 37, returned to the Red Wings in 2019, after five seasons with Tampa Bay, Philadelphia and the New York Islanders. “When we approached Valtteri, he was immediately interested in the project,” Geneve-Servette general manager Marc Gautschi said in a statement. Drafted 95th overall by Detroit in 2002, he played in 591 games with the Red Wings (112 goals, 287 points). Filppula and Darren Helm, who signed a one-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche, were the last remaining Red Wings from the 2008 Stanley Cup championship team.mlive.com
Free agent forwards: Red Wings could use a couple of right-handed shooters
Between players under contract, their own restricted free agents and any prospects projected to earn roster spots in 2021-22, the Detroit Red Wings have no right-shooting forwards. The Red Wings also will explore the market, for right shooters and lefties. But that is also why the Red Wings have resisted trading him and want him back. He probably would cost more than the Red Wings want to spend. Corey Perry, Montreal, 36 ($750,000): The Red Wings had interest in him two years ago when he signed with Dallas.mlive.com
Bobby Ryan still has some hockey left after surgery, hopes it’s with Red Wings
DETROIT – Retirement briefly crossed Bobby Ryan’s mind as he prepared for triceps surgery. “There were a couple of days it was really hard after knowing I was going to get surgery and how long it was going to be,” Ryan said. Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman aggressively pursued Ryan after free agency began and quicky signed him to a one-year, $1 million contract on Oct. 9. Ryan, 34, played only 33 games (seven goals, seven assists) but enjoyed his time in Detroit. I hope it’s Detroit,” Ryan said.mlive.com
Red Wings’ Steve Yzerman will decide on UFAs, Jeff Blashill after season
They still have some UFAs they would like to re-sign, but general manager Steve Yzerman said those decisions won’t be made until after the season. “I’m not sure that I’ve talked to all of our pending UFAs, but my plan right now is to wait,” Yzerman said. Yzerman said he and coach Jeff Blashill “will sit down very quickly after the season and discuss” the future. Yzerman has previously said that Blashill would be evaluated more on how players have developed under his watch. If that doesn’t happen and we can bring him back, we’ll certainly do everything we can to bring him back.”More: Steve Yzerman says return for Anthony Mantha too good to pass upmlive.com
Red Wings’ trading chip Bobby Ryan done for season due to injury
DETROIT – Bobby Ryan was one of the Detroit Red Wings’ top scoring threats, a team leader and positive influence in the dressing room, and a key trade chip at the deadline. That’s more a decision based on surgery and some other things.”The Red Wings were hoping to move Ryan, 34, to a playoff-contending club for a draft pick by Monday’s trade deadline. I think he’s been a good example guy and he’s a guy who can score goals. Ryan indicated last month that he would consider re-signing with the Red Wings in the summer even if traded at the deadline. More: Red Wings describe performance as ‘stupid’ and ‘embarrassing’mlive.com
How injuries could affect Red Wings’ trade deadline activity
Bobby Ryan tops the Detroit Red Wings’ lost list of potential trade candidates, for multiple reasons. But an upper-body injury could impact the Red Wings’ ability to move him by Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline. The Red Wings have one more game before the deadline, Saturday at Carolina. “I think (the trade deadline) is going to be way different than what we’ve seen in the past. More: Jeff Blashill on why this could be a quiet trade deadlinemlive.com
Red Wings’ Jeff Blashill on why this could be a quiet trade deadline
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings at one time appeared to be poised for a potential windfall of draft picks at the trade deadline, given their many impending unrestricted free agents. So, Monday’s trade deadline could be fairly quiet for the Red Wings and largely uneventful throughout the NHL. “It doesn’t feel like there will be much action this year,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. The Red Wings surely will look to re-sign Glendening, who turns 32 on April 28. However, Blashill, for one, will not be surprised if it is quiet on the trade front the next few days.mlive.com
Which Red Wings free agents will be traded? Who will stay?
The Detroit Red Wings have 17 selections in the next two drafts, but general manager Steve Yzerman wants more. Additional picks mean more chances to acquire future impact NHL players, which the Red Wings desperately need in the midst of a long and painful rebuild. The Red Wings have many players, including 11 on the NHL roster, slated to become UFAs this summer. Some would not draw interest, and the Red Wings would be hesitant to move others. There is little doubt the Red Wings will look to re-sign him, and the Grand Rapids native surely wants to stay.mlive.com
Verhaeghe paces Panthers over Red Wings, 4-1
The Red Wings have lost six consecutive road games. “It’s as bad as we’ve played defensively in a while,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. “It took us too long to get into this game tonight,” Red Wings center Dylan Larkin said. Verhaeghe’s second goal, a wraparound that went airborne and in at 12:11 of the second, stretched the Panthers lead to 4-1. Red Wings: Jonathan Bernier: day to day (lower body), Bobby Ryan: day to day (upper body), Marc Staal: day to day (upper body).
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.
Red Wings hope ‘hardest practice’ helps right ship
DETROIT – A dreadful performance Thursday by the Detroit Red Wings led to what Bobby Ryan called the hardest practice of the year on Friday. After a 7-1 loss at Nashville, Ryan said the team focused on battle drills and compete level. “We didn’t have that (Thursday); we put it into play (Friday),” Ryan said. “We were embarrassed, so we should have had an intense practice and I’d be shocked if we didn’t start the game intense,” coach Jeff Blashill said. They’re a good team, they’re super-hungry for points.”The Blue Jackets (13-13-8) are coming off four games in a row against Carolina, going 2-1-1.mlive.com
Red Wings’ Bobby Ryan: Wife more anxious about trade deadline than me
DETROIT – The NHL trade deadline is less than three weeks away and Bobby Ryan is getting anxious, but not as much as his wife. The Red Wings have several impending unrestricted free agents. At 10-20-4, losers of three in a row and well out of the playoff chase, the Red Wings are certain to be sellers for the fifth consecutive season. “When things are going the way they are now it gets compounded and talked about a touch more,” Ryan said. More: How long is Red Wings’ rebuild going to take?mlive.com
Grimaldi scores 4 goals as Predators rout Red Wings 7-1
Grimaldi scored four goals to tie a team record and lead the Nashville Predators over the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 on Thursday. “Rocco was flying obviously in the first period,” Nashville coach John Hynes said. “I just thought we had too many no-shows tonight,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. OFFENSIVE STRUGGLESThe Red Wings have scored just once during their three-game slide. WHAT’S NEXTThe Red Wings return home to host Columbus on Saturday and Sunday.
Rocco Grimaldi scores four as Red Wings whipped by Nashville
The Detroit Red Wings’ recent offensive struggles were overshadowed Thursday by a plethora of defensive mistakes during a disastrous first period -- and a huge night from Rocco Grimaldi. The Nashville Predators scored four goals in rapid-fire fashion barely eight minutes into the game, three of them by Grimaldi, and went on to defeat Detroit 7-1 at Bridgestone Arena. The Red Wings (10-20-4) have lost three in a row, allowing a season-high seven goals for the third time this season. It cut Nashville’s lead to 4-1 and gave the Red Wings a bit of momentum and some hope that they could get back into the game in the second period. After Calvin Pickard replaced Greiss, Grimaldi capped the hat trick at 8:08, converting a pass from Erik Haula on a three-on-two break.mlive.com
Saros makes 31 saves for 1st shutout, Predators beat Red Wings
Juuse Saros made 31 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Tuesday night. “I’ve been feeling good,” Saros said. With Nashville up 1-0 and on a power play, Saros denied Darren Helm on a breakaway. Nashville was 1-2 on the power play while Detroit came up empty in three power play opportunities. It was a lot of fun being back.”POWER PLAY CLICKINGAfter a slow start to the season, Nashville’s power play has hit its stride of late.
Khudobin earns 3rd shutout in Stars’ 3-0 win over Red Wings
Dallas Stars' Ty Dellandrea reacts after scoring a goal on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 20, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT – Tanner Kero broke a scoreless tie late in the second period, Anton Khudobin stopped all 21 shots he faced and the Dallas Stars pulled away to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Saturday night. “At this point, you appreciate every game you get in," Kero, who is from Hancock, Michigan, said after playing in his 85th NHL game. “We’re not the only team that has struggled to score against that team," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. The Red Wings will have a couple days off, a luxury in the NHL this season, before playing the Predators on the road Tuesday night.
Red Wings mailbag: Could pair of young players be moved?
The days leading up to the April 12 trade deadline figure to be busy for Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman. The Red Wings have several impending unrestricted free agents that Yzerman surely will look to deal for draft picks. The only players the Red Wings would feel the urgency to move by the deadline are some of their impending unrestricted free agents. The Grind Line was one of a kind during a special era of Red Wings hockey. Maybe it would feel different if the Red Wings were in the playoff chase and were building heated rivalries with some of these clubs.mlive.com
Red Wings beat Hurricanes 4-2, ending their 8-game streak
Detroit Red Wings left wing Adam Erne (73) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Detroit. Carolina lost for the first time this month when Adam Erne scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night, snapping the Hurricanes' eight-game win streak. “The more you win, the more teams want to beat us.”Erne’s two goals in the first period lifted the Red Wings to a 2-1 lead. The Red Wings outshot the Hurricanes 15-7 in the first period and scored on two of three power plays. Red Wings: Host Dallas on Thursday night.
Red Wings End 8-Game Losing Streak, Beat Hurricanes 4-2
DETROIT (AP) – Adam Erne scored twice, Jonathan Bernier made 35 saves and the Detroit Red Wings snapped Carolina’s eight-game win streak with a 4-2 victory over the Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Robby Fabbri snapped a tie midway through the second period, sending rebuilding Detroit to just its ninth win in 30 games. Nino Niederreiter gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead 2:21 into the first, and Sebastian Aho tied it at 2 early in the second. Carolina beat last-place Detroit 2-1 on Sunday night and moved into the Central Division lead ahead of Tampa Bay and Florida. The Red Wings had a one-goal lead after the first period in which they outshot the Hurricanes 15-7 and scored on two of three power plays.detroit.cbslocal.com
Evgeny Svechnikov returns to Red Wings lineup, replacing injured Bobby Ryan
Svechnikov will replace Bobby Ryan, who is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. He just needs to make sure he wins every shift, make sure he’s accountable. To play as a five-man unit, you got to make sure everybody is doing their job, so he has to make sure he’s doing his job in each particular instance. He’s got to make sure he’s winning battles by skating. The Red Wings are 8-17-4.mlive.com
Lousy second period leads to Red Wings’ downfall in Columbus
One bad period, for the second game in a row, led to the Detroit Red Wings’ downfall. The Columbus Blue Jackets scored three unanswered goals in the second period Tuesday and defeated the Red Wings 4-1 at Nationwide Arena. The Red Wings (7-15-3) allowed five goals in the third period Sunday in a 7-2 loss at Chicago. But the Blue Jackets dominated the second period, outshooting the Red Wings 17-4. The Red Wings played without captain Dylan Larkin (upper-body injury) for the third game in a row.mlive.com
Red Wings beat Blackhawks, 5-3, win second straight
The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 5-3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)CHICAGO – Frans Nielsen had a goal and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. AdThe Red Wings made it 3-1 with their first power-play goal in 15 games with 1:33 left in the second. The Red Wings’ Svechnikov beat Subban from the doorstep for a 4-1 lead 2:33 into the third. UP NEXTThe Red Wings and Blackhawks meet again at United Center on Sunday night.
Evgeny Svechnikov steps up in Red Wings season debut
The Detroit Red Wings ended their power play drought, solved the Chicago Blackhawks and won consecutive games for the first time this season. Evgeny Svechnikov, in his Red Wings season debut, had a goal and an assist while Jonathan Bernier made 33 saves in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. The Red Wings (7-13-3), coming off a 5-2 victory over Nashville Thursday, won for the first time in five games against Chicago (11-7-4). Frans Nielsen, waived earlier this week and scratched the previous game, had a goal and an assist. The Red Wings waived Svechnikov just before the start of the season, after he returned from a shoulder injury suffered in training camp.mlive.com
Red Wings’ Bobby Ryan sees a future in Detroit, even if traded at deadline
Bobby Ryan has played only 21 games as a Detroit Red Wing but anticipates having a conversation soon with general manager Steve Yzerman about his future. I understand the business side of that thing.”Ryan, who turns 34 on March 17, signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Red Wings within minutes of free agency opening on Oct. 9. But we’re very comfortable here.”So comfortable he already is considering signing with the Red Wings again when free agency begins on July 28, even if he is moved by the deadline. “I feel like I’m getting my feet wet as a Red Wing,” Ryan said. I’m just going to play.”More: Jonathan Bernier showing value to Red Wings now and in the futuremlive.com
Gagner Gets Hat Trick In 5-2 Win
Sam Gagner scored three goals, ending a 17-game drought that lasted nearly a year, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Thursday night. “At the end of the night, we’ve got to be a team that competes extraordinarily hard every night,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. It was his third career hat trick and first since November 2013 with the Edmonton Oilers. ON THE MOVEThe Red Wings recalled forward Mathias Bromé and defenseman Danny DeKeyser from the taxi squad and assigned forward Frans Nielsen to the taxi squad. Red Wings: Travel to Chicago for back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday.detroit.cbslocal.com
Sam Gagner’s hat trick leads Red Wings past Predators 5-2
Detroit Red Wings center Sam Gagner (89) and Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin (71) celebrate after beating the Nashville Predators 5-2 in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – Sam Gagner scored three goals, ending a 17-game drought that lasted nearly a year, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Thursday night. “At the end of the night, we’ve got to be a team that competes extraordinarily hard every night,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. ON THE MOVEThe Red Wings recalled forward Mathias Bromé and defenseman Danny DeKeyser from the taxi squad and assigned forward Frans Nielsen to the taxi squad. Red Wings: Travel to Chicago for back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday.
NHL insiders: Red Wings’ Bobby Ryan, Luke Glendening, Marc Staal are trade targets
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 19: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to get around Aaron Ekblad #5 of the Florida Panthers during the second period at Little Caesars Arena on February 19, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)The Detroit Red Wings will be sellers this year when the NHL trade deadline approaches April 12. Several of the team’s veteran players are being mentioned as possible targets: Forwards Bobby Ryan and Luke Glendening, and defenseman Marc Staal. Here’s what TSN’s Hockey Insider Frank Seravalli said on Tuesday:“I think teams are beginning to look at three potential targets from the Detroit Red Wings. All veteran presences, including Bobby Ryan, Luke Glendening and, on the backend, Marc Staal.
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
Patric Hornqvist scores twice, Panthers rout Red Wings 7-2
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - FEBRUARY 19: Patric Hornqvist #70 of the Florida Panthers scores a first period goal past Thomas Greiss #29 of the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on February 19, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Patric Hornqvist scored in the first and third periods to help the Florida Panthers start and finish strong in a 7-2 victory over the the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. After winning an NHL-low 17 games last season, the Red Wings are among the league's worst teams with 15 losses in 19 games. “This was unacceptable.”When the Red Wings briefly had positive moments Friday night, they didn't last long. AdThe Panthers have won six straight on the road against the Red Wings and 11 of last 13 games overall against them.
Red Wings’ structure collapses in blowout loss to Florida
The Florida Panthers scored four goals in the opening period and went on to defeat the Red Wings 7-2 at Little Caesars Arena. It was the Red Wings’ most lopsided defeat of the season, equaling the most goals they have allowed. The Red Wings fell to 4-12-3. The Red Wings rebounded from the atrocious opening period to play a solid second period. Florida is 10-1 in its past 11 games against the Red Wings and has won six in row in Detroit.mlive.com
Red Wings: Just need to flip one goal a game
As frustrated as the Detroit Red Wings are with their meager offensive output, they are equally encouraged about their defensive structure the past seven games. The Red Wings have outshot their opponent in six consecutive games and are doing a decent job limiting scoring chances over the past seven games. Ryan has gone 14 games without a goal, during which time he has four assists. We need to flip a goal a game.”Blashill said Vladislav Namestnikov will miss tonight’s game with an injury. More: Evgeny Svechnikov might get another look with Red Wingsmlive.com
Givani Smith’s ‘Gordie Howe Hat Trick’ helps Red Wings beat Panthers, 4-1
Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad, left, and Detroit Red Wings right wing Givani Smith fight during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)SUNRISE, Fla. – Givani Smith had a goal and an assist as Detroit Red Wings won for the first time in nine games, beating the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Sunday. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) (2021 Getty Images)Greiss, who moved to 1-7-2, stopped a three-on-one Florida break with the Red Wings ahead 2-1 in the third period. Sam Gagner notched his first assist with the Red Wings on the goal. After getting into four games for the Toronto Maple Leafs last season, Marchment played left wing on the fourth line with right wing Noel Acciari and center Juho Lammikko. AdON THE MENDRed Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi was injured when Florida visited Detroit last week and is expected to miss a few more games.
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.
How to watch Red Wings at Blackhawks (1/24) | TV Channel, Live Stream, Time
The Detroit Red Wings have one more matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks to wrap up the series. Sunday’s game will air on NBC at 12:30 p.m. and hockey fans will be able to stream it on FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TV. The Red Wings also look to continue leaning on Bobby Ryan, who has given the team a big lift through its first four games. What: NHL Regular SeasonWho: Detroit Red Wings at Chicago BlackhawksWhen: Sunday, Jan. 24Time: 12:30 p.m. ETWhere: United Center -- ChicagoTV: NBCStream: FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TVmlive.com
Red Wings meet Blackhawks in renewed division rivalry this weekend
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The rejuvenated Detroit Red Wings (2-2-0) will play two games against an old division foe this weekend. The Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks used to enjoy a heated rivalry in the Norris and Central divisions dating back to the early 1980s. Weekend games:8 p.m. Friday: Red Wings at Blackhawks (TV: FSD)12:30 p.m. Sunday: Red Wings at Blackhawks (TV: NBC)View the full Red Wings schedule here. This weekend, Detroit and Chicago will meet again as rivals in the realigned Central Division created due to the pandemic. Read more: Blashill lauds newcomer Bobby Ryan: ‘He’s in a great spot’Join: Dear Red Wings Discussion Board -- let’s talk hockey
Red Wings coach Blashill lauds newcomer Bobby Ryan: ‘He’s in a great spot’
Detroit Red Wings right wing Bobby Ryan plays against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill spoke about newcomer Bobby Ryan during an interview with NHL Network this week. Ryan has 4 goals in his first three games with Detroit, which is apparently a franchise record. Jeff Blashill on Bobby Ryan. Full interview with the @DetroitRedWings head coach: https://t.co/YWKUp27h7w pic.twitter.com/POGyJvbyUr — NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) January 21, 2021Ryan, 33, signed a one-year contract with the Red Wings in October.
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’ compete level, resolve seems more sustainable
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have split their first four games, which isn’t as good as their 3-1 start from the disastrous 2019-20 season. He’s in really good shape. When he’s skating well he can use his skill-set. He’s got really good hands; he’s got a really good offensive mind. “He did a great job coming back.”More: Tyler Bertuzzi delivers in overtime for Red Wingsmlive.com
Red Wings Down Blue Jackets 3-2 In OT
Tyler Bertuzzi scored 15 seconds into overtime and Bobby Ryan became the first player to score four times in his first three games with Detroit, leading the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Alexandre Texier tied it 5:04 into the third period on a goal that stood after the Red Wings challenged, hoping it would be negated by goaltender interference. 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. 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.detroit.cbslocal.com
Red Wings top Blue Jackets on Tyler Bertuzzi’s OT goal
DETROIT – Tyler Bertuzzi scored 15 seconds into overtime Tuesday to lift the Detroit Red Wings past the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 at Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings (2-2) have split their first four games of the season. Ryan became the first player in Red Wings history to score four goals in his first three games with the club. His shot in OT hit Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins and bounced off Bertuzzi and into the net. Following an uneventful first period, the Blue Jackets opened the scoring in the second period before the Red Wings responded with a pair of goals.mlive.com
How to watch Detroit Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (1/19): Stream, time, channel
The Detroit Red Wings host the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time in two days and look to split the two-game home series. The Red Wings have lost two games so far this season and look to get back on track. The Red Wings will be without Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne, who are on the COVID-19 list. The Blue Jackets’ win on Monday was their first of the season and they look to capitalize on that momentum. What: NHL Regular SeasonWho: Detroit Red Wings (1-2-0) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (4-5)When: Tuesday, Jan. 19Time: 7:30 p.m.mlive.com
Blue Jackets hold on, defeat Red Wings 3-2 for their 1st win
“We’ve been more dangerously offensively the last two games, but we’ve given up too much," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. Texier's wraparound goal 5:10 into the final period put the Blue Jackets ahead for the first time. The Red Wings pulled Greiss with a few minutes left to add an extra skater. He had 65 goals and 93 assists over his first three seasons with the Blue Jackets. Mikko Koivu has not made his Blue Jackets debut because the 37-year-old center, who had spent his entire career in Minnesota, had to miss a third straight game.
Red Wings Fall 3-2 To The Blue Jackets
Alexandre Texier and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 1:16 apart early in the third period to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a two-goal lead and they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Monday. “We’ve been more dangerously offensively the last two games, but we’ve given up too much,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. Texier’s wraparound goal 5:10 into the final period put the Blue Jackets ahead for the first time. The Red Wings pulled Greiss with a few minutes left to add an extra skater. He had 65 goals and 93 assists over his first three seasons with the Blue Jackets.detroit.cbslocal.com
Red Wings start strong but can’t finish in loss to Columbus
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings started strong Monday but could not maintain that level of play for 60 minutes. Bobby Ryan scored both goals for the Red Wings, giving him three in two games. The Red Wings could not complete the comeback, however. The Red Wings announced prior to the game that Robby Fabbri and Adam Erne were placed on the NHL’s COVID protocol list. The Red Wings got off to a quick start with their best period three games into the season.mlive.com
How to watch Detroit Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets on NBCSN (1/18) | Time, stream channel
The Detroit Red Wings host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday in the third game of the season. The game will stream on FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TV. The Red Wings have newly-signed Bobby Ryan to the fold. What: NHL Regular SeasonWho: Detroit Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue JacketsWhen: Monday, Jan. 18Time: Noon. ETWhere: Little Caesars Arena -- DetroitTV: FOX Sports Detroit | NBCSNStream: FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TVmlive.com
Red Wings see promise in potential second scoring line
Secondary scoring from a reliable second line is vital for the Detroit Red Wings, something they lacked a season ago. I thought they did a good job with it.”If this line can be a consistent scoring threat, the Red Wings can keep intact the top line of Dylan Larkin, Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi. “We just feed well off each other, from off the ice to on the ice,” Fabbri said. Biega waived; Djoos nears returnThe Red Wings waived defenseman Alex Biega on Sunday, apparently to make room for defenseman Christian Djoos on the roster. More: What stood out from Saturday’s Red Wings victory?mlive.com
Fabbri’s late goal lifts Red Wings over Hurricanes 4-2
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 10: Robby Fabbri #14 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Ottawa Senators at Little Caesars Arena on January 10, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Robby Fabbri scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:42 left in the third period, Dylan Larkin got his second goal into an empty net and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Saturday night. Zadina also set up Bobby Ryan to score in his Red Wings debut, breaking a scoreless tie early in the second period, after the veteran forward missed the opener with an injury. FEEL-GOOD STORYRyan signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings, shooting to revive his career. WHAT’S NEXTThe Red Wings will stay at home and face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday afternoon and Tuesday night.
Robby Fabbri’s late goal snaps tie, lifting Red Wings past Carolina
DETROIT – Maybe the Detroit Red Wings just needed a game to shake the rust off after being idle for 10 months, because they looked much better on Saturday. Robby Fabbri scored with 2:42 remaining in the third period to snap a tie and the Red Wings went on to defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 at Little Caesars Arena. Bobby Ryan, making his Red Wings debut after missing the season opener with an injury, also scored. Jonathan Bernier made 29 saves as the Red Wings (1-1) bounced back from a 3-0 loss in the season opener, in which they were outshot 43-14. The Red Wings continue their season-opening four-game homestand with a pair of games against Columbus, Monday (noon) and Tuesday (7:30 p.m.).mlive.com
Nervous, excited Bobby Ryan could provide Red Wings an offensive boost
On the eve of his Detroit Red Wings debut, Bobby Ryan was feeling the kind of nervous energy he experienced leading into his first NHL game 13 years ago. “I talked to Vladdy (Namestnikov) today and he said he hadn’t recalled being that nervous in a while,” Ryan said. I’m excited to put it on.”The Red Wings are excited to add Ryan’s offensive ability after losing 3-0 to the Hurricanes in their opener, getting outshot 43-14. That’s my expectation anyway.”Blashill said the power play is where he is hoping Ryan can provide the biggest help in his first game. The game time for the Red Wings matchup against the Panthers on Friday, Feb. 19 originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. has moved to 7 p.m.More: Takeaways from Red Wings’ season-opening lossmlive.com
How Red Wings’ newcomers can help team improve in 2021
The Detroit Red Wings could have as many as seven new players in the lineup Thursday when they open the season. The newcomers will provide a short-term lift, maybe not enough to elevate the Red Wings out of the Central Division cellar, but enough to improve them in all areas. “When I look up, I see him, so it’s very exciting for me, for my family that I’m playing for the Red Wings. The Red Wings have not had much luck in recent years with undrafted European free agents. I’m looking forward to playing with him.”More: Red Wings add defensive depth with Christian Djoosmlive.com
Takeaways from Red Wings’ first training camp scrimmage
The Detroit Red Wings played the first of three camp scrimmages Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena. On the blue line, Marc Staal will be relied for basically only defense, but he also scored a goal. He’s been good on the penalty kill, good on the power play, and he’s been good five-on-five. “Whether it’s a game or scrimmage, just to get back in game shape and game format was fun,” Bertuzzi said. Forward Turner Elson scored a goal in the first period but left in the second period after an apparent knee injury.mlive.com
Bobby Ryan impressed by Red Wings’ positivity, ‘little jerk’ Dylan Larkin’s compete
Bobby Ryan knew little about his new team before signing with the Detroit Red Wings in October. “I had a very small relationship with Larks through roller hockey, but I knew his skill level, I just didn’t know the compete level,” Ryan said. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill isn’t surprised by how Larkin reached out to Ryan. The Red Wings signed Ryan, 33, to a one-year, $1 million contact to help bolster their offense and give them a right-shooting top-six forward. “They’re impressive, they come to work every day with the intention to get better and be competitive,” Ryan said.mlive.com
Anthony Mantha: Red Wings ‘stronger, bigger, faster,’ ready for high-tempo camp
The Detroit Red Wings front office, coaching staff and fans will be happy to hear players maximized their 9½-month offseason. Anthony Mantha likes what he has seen during three months of informal skating sessions with most of his teammates. “We had so much time on our hands that if you weren’t stronger and faster you kind of wasted time this summer.”The Red Wings open training camp Friday at the Belfor Training Center inside Little Caesars Arena. I think practices are going to be intense,” Mantha, who took a couple of power-skating lessons in the offseason, said. Mantha wants to forget about the team’s disastrous 2019-20 season, when the Red Wings finished 23 points behind the next-worst team.mlive.com
Red Wings release 2020-21 training camp roster
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 10: Filip Zadina #11 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Ottawa Senators at Little Caesars Arena on January 10, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)The Detroit Red Wings will start their 2020-21 training camp on Jan. 1. The Red Wings have 40 players participating in this camp -- 23 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders. Let’s pretend the Red Wings were set to play this evening. Goalies:Thomas GreissJonathan BernierView: Detroit Red Wings 2020 NHL Entry Draft picksRead more: Yzerman’s Red Wings get B+ grade in theScore’s offseason report card
6 things to watch for during Red Wings training camp
Training camp comes 16 weeks later than normal for NHL teams, including the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings will practice as a team for the first time in more than nine months Friday at Little Caesars Arena. We have a clean slate and let’s bring that hunger to the rink every day.”Here are six storylines to watch during Red Wings training camp:Will a viable second scoring line emerge? He is no longer waiver-exempt, and the Red Wings need to discover what they have in this 6-3, 208-pound forward. More:Red Wings must maximize condensed camp for roster, lineup decisionsSteve Yzerman eager to see how prepared players are for campmlive.com
Ouch: Red Wings with worst odds to win Stanley Cup, their division
That means if you bet $100 on the Red Wings and they somehow won Lord Stanley’s Cup this season you would cash out $20,000. BetOnline also has the NHL division futures set -- the Red Wings have the worst odds, out of any team, for winning their division: +2500. Fear not, Red Wings fansGo ahead and throw your money away, if you want. On defense, the Red Wings added Troy Stecher, Marc Staal and Jon Merrill. On his own side of the line shall be defined by a “plane” of the blue line which shall extend from the leading edge of the blue line upwards.
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.
Bobby Ryan shoots to revive career with rebuilding Red Wings
DETROIT – Bobby Ryan was looking for a fresh start and a place to revive his career after it was stunted in part by alcohol issues. Ryan was sold on that happening with the Detroit Red Wings. The 33-year-old Ryan missed more than two months of last season after entering the NHL/NHLPA players assistance program in November, 2019. A decade ago, Ryan ranked among the league's top scorers when he had 35 and 34 goals in consecutive years. Simmonds signed a $1.5 million, one-year deal to bring some of what he called “functional toughness,” to the skilled team.
Red Wings sign RW Bobby Ryan to 1-year deal
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have signed right wing Bobby Ryan to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. Ryan, 33, was awarded the NHL’s Masterton Trophy this past season after a battle with alcohol abuse. However, he returned to play in February and scored a hat trick in his first home game back in action. Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is adding him to an ever-changing Red Wings roster, and he’s doing on the cheap. More: NHL free agency opens today: Follow Red Wings updates
Goalies get shuffled in NHL free agency; Lightning depleted
Jacob Markstrom left Vancouver to sign a six-year, $36 million contract with the Calgary Flames. The Wild quickly addressed their goaltending needs after trading Devan Dubnyk to San Jose, by signing Cam Talbot signing a three-year, $11 million deal. — Veteran forward Wayne Simmonds was among the first free agents to sign, reaching a one-year $1.5 million deal with the Maple Leafs. With starting goalie Corey Crawford leaving for New Jersey in free agency, the Blackhawks also signed goalie Malcolm Subban to a two-year, $1.7 million contract. — The Senators and newly acquired goalie Matt Murray agreed to two-year, $25 million deal.