Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The National Hockey League has released the schedule for the 2013 Western Conference Semifinals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Detroit Red Wings' quest for another Stanley Cup continues Wednesday with the Winged Wheelers taking on the Chicago Blackhawks in a best-of-seven series. The National Hockey League has released the schedule for the Western Conference Semifinals. Here are the game times: Who will win the series? Share your predictions in comments below!
Monday, January 14, 2013
Hockey season is finally here, but Patch readers are split on whether or not they'll be going to a game this season.
With the NHL lockout officially over, the Detroit Red Wings have announced their 2013 schedule. The Wings will play 48 games in 99 days as Detroit looks to extend its 21-season playoff streak, the longest current streak in professional sports. Tickets to all 24 of the Red Wings’ 2013 home games are set to go on sale this coming Thursday, Jan. 17, beginning at 1 p.m. Patch readers were split on whether or not they'll support the Wings season after the lockout, which lasted for nearly four months amidst union disputes. In a Jan. 6 poll on Patch, 50 percent of readers said they plan to watch the NHL when it returns, but 28 percent said they'll skip it. The remaining 21 percent are opting to wait for baseball season. Tell us in the comments: …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The NHL and Players' Union reportedly have reached an agreement to end the lockout. While there is an agreement to return to work, will you return to watch the NHL?
Labor peace may finally be returning to the NHL after the league and players reportedly reached an agreement to end the 113-day lockout, the Huffpost Detroit reported. The league will reportedly try to schedule a 48-game season. When hockey returns, will you watch? Share your opinion in our poll?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Detroit Red Wing Darren McCarty will relive the 1997 rock-em, sock-em, rivalry game between the Red Wings and Avalanche Wednesday at PB's Sports Grille. St. Clair Shores resident and team announcer Ken Kal will host the event.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
PB's Sports Grille in St. Clair Shores will take a step back in time tonight at 6:30 p.m. to the heights of the Detroit Red Wings-Colorado Avalanche rivalry for a "Relive the Rivalry" viewing party. Ken Kal, a St. Clair Shores resident and Detroit Red Wings announcer, will host the event which features "Grind Line" member Darren McCarty and a showing of the March 26, 1997, game between the two teams. The game is memorable for the for the 11 goals, 148 penalty minutes and a brawl that included all the players on the ice - including the goalies. The event, hosted by the Detroit Red Wings, starts at 6:30 p.m. with a showing of the game at 7:30 p.m. McCarty will mingle with patron, sign autographs and take part in a question and answer session…
Monday, July 9, 2012
View photos of the former Detroit Red Wing's house.
Former Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom's house at 47725 Bellagio Drive in Novi has been sold, according to Realtor John Goodman. The house, which was built in 2004, was listed for $2.9 million, but Goodman said the house was not sold for the full listing price. The home had been on the market for 21 days, according to AOL Real Estate. Goodman could not release the name of the person who bought the house, who he said made a cash offer and is filling out the paperwork Tuesday. Goodman said the sale was the highest sale in Bellagio, but could not release the purchase price. The house in Bellagio is 6,956 square feet and is in the Northville School District. It has five bedrooms with five full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms. The house has a four…
After announcing his retirement from the team in May, Lidstrom won't be going far.
Former Detroit Red Wings Nicklas Lidstrom will be staying with the team as a scout, according to the Red Wings website. Lidstrom announced his retirement from the team in May after playing in the NHL for 20 seasons. Red Wings Assistant General Manager Jim Nill said Sunday that Lidstrom will remain with the organization as a scout, most likely in Europe, according to the website. "We haven't really sat down [and determined] to what extent, but he'll be in the organization and do everything he can to help us out," Nill said during a session of the Red Wings prospects camp. "We might bring him back here. It depends on the situation. His terms. We wanted to keep him in the organization." In his address to the media in May, Lidstrom spoke of …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Detroit hockey fans take to Twitter to hope for a new star as free agency kicks off Monday.
Detroit Red Wings fans on Monday helped fuel the beginning of the NHL's free agency period with rumors and discussion of where hockey's brightest stars would land. Would All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter leave Nashville for Hockeytown, effectively replacing future Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom on the Red Wings' first line after the 20-year veteran retired in May? Could the American forward Zach Parise, considered by Yahoo! Sports to be the most-coveted free agent in hockey, pick Detroit over scores of other teams? The Red Wings also bid farewell to forward Jiri Hudler, who played on the team's top six last season. Hudler signed a contract worth $16 million with Calgary on Monday. To date, forwards Jordin Tootoo and Mikael Samuelsson have …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Red Wings have called for an announcement at 11 a.m.
The Detroit Red Wings announced they will be holding a press conference Thursday morning with defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom and general manager Ken Holland. So the big question on everyone's mind is, is Lidstrom retiring? Lidstrom, 42, lives in Novi with his family during the hockey season and has been debating whether to retire after playing for 20 seasons in the NHL. He has won four Stanley Cups and seven Norris trophies, which recognize the top defensive player in the NHL each year. What do you think - will Lidstrom be retiring? How will the Red Wings handle the loss?