Photo shows Chicago Blackhawks locker room made a homophobic joke just weeks after team officials reportedly ignored a player's sexual assault claim
The photo was taken just weeks after then-Blackhawks player Kyle Beach accused Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich of sexual assault in May 2010.news.yahoo.com
Red Wings’ Moritz Seider eager to experience new challenges in NHL
“There is no league like the NHL in terms of the forwards you face,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. “There isn’t an Auston Matthews, a Patrick Kane in the Swedish Hockey League. The Red Wings aren’t going to hand him a roster spot, but he would need to struggle significantly in exhibitions not to make the cut for the season opener Oct. 14. I think it’s a huge step going from the American League or the Swedish League to the NHL. “Physically, I think he’s strong enough, mature enough.mlive.com
West Michigan Officials Association announces Athletes, Coaches, Officials of the Year
The West Michigan Officials Association’s Awards Banquet is coming up June 1. Here’s who will be bringing home the hardware at the 6 p.m. event at Watermark Country Club. Student Athlete Scholarship Award Winners:Kensey Armock – Sparta, Girls BasketballBraiden McDonald – Fremont, Boys BasketballBlake Bosma – West Ottawa, FootballCoach of the Year Award Winners:Jill VanderEnde – West Catholic, Girls BasketballPhil Visser – Caledonia, Boys BasketballTom Burrill – Caledonia, FootballAthletic Director of the Year:Deanne Crowley – LowellDon Edwards Officials of the Year:Bob Navarro – FootballPatrick Kane – BasketballCarl T Paganelli Lifetime Achievement Award:Dave Chesneymlive.com
Red Wings’ three-game win streak snapped with shutout loss to Chicago
Turnovers and their inability to capitalize on early power-play opportunities cost the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Malcom Subban made 29 saves for his third career shutout and the Chicago Blackhawks prevailed 4-0 at Little Caesars Arena to snap the Red Wings’ season-long three-game winning streak. The Red Wings (16-24-6) began the night second-to-last in the NHL in goals per game (2.27) and were shut out for the sixth time this season. The Red Wings went 0 for 6 on the power play, including a five-on-three in the third period that lasted more than a minute. The Red Wings’ next four games are against the Dallas Stars, on the road Monday and Tuesday and back home Thursday and Saturday.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
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.
Red Wings vs. Blackhawks: 5 things to know
Here’s what to know ahead of Monday night’s game:Red Wings finish trip with rare winThe Red Wings (4-10-2) wrapped up their road trip Saturday night with a 4-2 win in Nashville. He made 23 saves against the Predators to help the Red Wings get their fourth win of the season. The Blackhawks find themselves in 5th place in the Central Division as they head for two games against the last-place Red Wings. AdBertuzzi remains outThe Red Wings remain without Tyler Bertuzzi, one of their top offensive threats. The 30-year-old had been a healthy scratch for a couple of weeks, last appearing in the Red Wings lineup on Jan. 31.
Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO – Pius Suter exhaled after he scored his first NHL goal. Suter collected his first three goals in his sixth game and Kevin Lankinen made 25 saves, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Sunday for their second straight win. Lankinen was solid once again after he made 30 stops while earning his first career win in Friday night's 4-1 victory against the Red Wings. The Red Wings lost for the third time in their past four games. MISSINGThe Red Wings played without defenseman Jon Merrill and forwards Filip Zadina, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner and Adam Erne because of the NHL's COVID-19 protocols.
Red Wings fall to lowly Blackhawks in renewed division rivalry
Detroit Red Wings left wing Patrik Nemeth, right, controls the puck past Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO – Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night for their first win of the season. The Blackhawks went 2 for 5 on the power play to improve to 7 for 17 with the man advantage this season. “On a slow night, your power play has to show up,” Larkin said. WHAT’S NEXTThe Blackhawks and Red Wings play again on Sunday morning in Chicago, the second of eight meetings this season.
Special teams, rookie goalie lead to Red Wings’ downfall in Chicago
CHICAGO — Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night for their first win of the season. Kane opened the scoring on a power play in the first period, posting his third goal in four games. Strome also set up the Blackhawks’ second goal, feeding the puck from behind the goal line through three Red Wings to de Haan for a 50-foot slap shot past Greiss’ left arm 7:58 into the second. Shaw turned Kane’s pass into the slot into the third Chicago goal on a power play 6:17 into the third. WHAT’S NEXTThe Blackhawks and Red Wings play again Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in Chicago (NBC), the second of eight meetings this season.mlive.com
Several Stanley Cup winners breaking up championship core
FILE - In this June 15, 2015, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks' goalie Corey Crawford kisses the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series in Chicago. The past few weeks have seen several recent Stanley Cup winners get rid of members of their championship core. The Blackhawks moved on from Corey Crawford, the Washington Capitals did the same with Braden Holtby, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded fellow goalie Matt Murray and forward Patric Hornqvist and the St. Louis Blues signing Torey Krug means captain Alex Pietrangelo will sign elsewhere. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Several Stanley Cup winners breaking up championship core
FILE - In this June 15, 2015, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks' goalie Corey Crawford kisses the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series in Chicago. The past few weeks have seen several recent Stanley Cup winners get rid of members of their championship core. Hornqvist was “blindsided” the Pittsburgh Penguins wanted to trade him. The past several weeks have featured several recent Stanley Cup winners breaking up their championship core by saying goodbye to a key player with his name on the trophy. The agitating, go-to-the-net winger helped Pittsburgh win the Cup in 2016 and 2017.
NHL set for virtual draft; Lafreniere in line as top pick
“The Rangers are a really big organization, a really good team,” said Lafreniere, who turns 19 on Sunday. “We’ve gone through multiple scenarios, we’ve had multiple mock drafts,” Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said. “It’s certainly been a challenge,” Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said. “Everybody’s had to adjust.”Flames general manager Brad Treliving said it will be a change conducting the draft remotely. “We’ve talked with other GMs from other sports that have had to go through this,” San Jose general manager Doug Wilson said.
NHL players not rushing back to rinks for voluntary skates
NHL players could start participating in voluntary small-group workouts, and teams began opening their training facilities Monday. Players learned Thursday training camps can open July 10, pending an agreement on returning to play later this summer. Now, the players are expected to trickle back in preparation of the resumption of the season. Players started skating by the handful this week in places like Boston, Chicago, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Columbus and Edmonton, while some teams waited to open their doors. Veteran Nashville general manager David Poile said that while almost a dozen players remained in the area, the NHL has instructed teams not to ask or encourage players to show up because this stage is voluntary.