Week 1: Success Who saw this coming? With the Red Wings missing the playoffs for the first time in 25 seasons last season, no one expected this. Rebuild, rebuild, rebuild…this idea needs to end. It’s early, but early season wins are counted the same as the last week of the
1. Frk Yes With AA now in Sweden, a door has opened for someone to step up and make a difference. The Wings have turned and looked to 24 year-old Martin Frk. Frk in his first full year with the Red Wings has already made a statement that he is
Red Wings Preseason Update The Red Wings have finally hit the ice for the 2017-2018 season. With still no Andreas Athanasiou or Henrik Zetterberg on the ice, the Wings are looking to see who clicks with who for the regular season. Coming off missing the playoffs for the first time
Gustav Nyquist Outlook Gustav Nyquist has spent his whole career with the Detroit Red Wings, and he his now in training camp for a 7th year. Nyquist, ever since 2013-2014 has put up solid number for the Wings, and has been a contributor every year. Listed at 5’11”, he is
Player Outlook: Jimmy Howard Jimmy Howard has been a wall in the net his whole career for the Wings. When he took over the starting role in 2010-2011, he has never looked back. Although, with age and a life of playing goaltender; wears the body down. For the last two
Anthony Mantha Outlook A monster among men is what the Wings are looking for Anthony Mantha to be as he skates into his second full season with the team. Mantha played 10 games in the 2015-2016 season, but started to turn heads the following year. With this 23 year old,
Frans Nielsen Outlook Gliding into his second full season with the Red Wings, Frans Nielsen is going to have to play a bigger role on the team to take some of the weight off of players like Zetterberg and Larkin. He has spent 11 years in the NHL, but has
25 Years Snapped For the first time in 25 years, the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs. People say it’s time for a rebuild in Detroit. If I were on the team in which a record like that of a playoff streak ended, my confidence would be lower than ever.
Petr Mrazek Outlook It is definitely safe to say that the Red Wings have had a fair share of goaltending issues over the past few seasons. From injuries to a lack of consistent performances, there’s been a battle for the number one spot in net. Mrazek began his career backing
Player Outlook: Dylan Larkin Drafted 15th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Red Wings knew they had something special in Dylan Larkin. He played just one year at the University of Michigan. After one quick playoff stint with the Grand Rapids Griffins, Larkin was primed for the NHL.