15 hrs ago
Wings' injured Darren Helm aches to return but suffers setback
Helm was expected to be the Red Wings' third-line center before injuring his back in the weight room just before training camp began in January this lockout-shortened season.
Detroit Free Press
Red Wings' Mike Babcock not afraid to push his players hard
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock, top, yells his team during the first period of Game 1 of a the Western Conference semifinal against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Detroit Free Press
Detroit 3, Chicago 1: Role players help Red Wings take control
Goals by role players Nyquist, Miller help Wings take control in period No. 2, go up in series, 2-1 Wings win Game 3: Freep writers react: Detroit Free Press writers Helene St.
Detroit Free Press
Chicago columnist: Blackhawks' season officially in crisis mode
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard makes that save as Chicago's Andrew Shaw flies in during Monday's game at Joe Louis Arena.
Tue May 21, 2013
Red Wings' penalty killers turn exhausting extended shift into...
The Detroit Red Wings' penalty killers were gasping for air by the time they got back to the bench early in the second period Monday.
Mon May 20, 2013
What teams said after Game 2
A sampling of what was said following the Detroit Red Wings' 4-1 victory Saturday over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series: Mike Babcock on home ice: "I don't know if that makes any difference whatsoever.
Sat May 18, 2013
Zetterberg leads Red Wings past Blackhawks
Zetterberg chipped in two assists and played a gritty, relentless overall game to lead the Red Wings to a 4-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks that ties up the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal 1-1. "Maybe sometimes it doesn't show as well, but he's doing the hard work every night for us," said Detroit defenseman Jonathan Ericsson.
Red Wings beat Blackhawks 4-1, even series
Witnesses in southwestern Virginia say a car has driven into a crowd at a parade.
Fri May 17, 2013
Criticism of Red Wings' Brendan Smith puzzles player, coach
Nobody on the Red Wings played particularly well in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Blackhawks, but few seemed to take the abuse on social media and network airwaves like defenseman Brendan Smith.
Detroit Red Wings have been outscored badly in third period of eight Stanley Cup playoff games
Johnny Oduya celebrates after scoring one of the Chicago Blackhawks' three third-period goals in Wednesday's 4-1 Game 1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.
Wed May 15, 2013
Dam breaks in third period as Wings fall in Game 1
Much more skilled, talented, and every bit as good as their league-best record would indicate.
Tue May 14, 2013
NHL Playoffs: Why the Chicago Blackhawks Will Beat the Detroit Red Wings in 6
Now comes the tough part. That would be explaining why Chicago will advance past its longtime Original Six rival.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gregg Krupa: Red Wings play well to be long shots against Chicago
Henrik Zetterberg's two-goal performance in Game 6 and his two stellar shifts - including scoring the first goal of the game, which got the lead and set the tone in Game 7 - were most valuable for the Red Wings.
Sun May 12, 2013
Red Wings eliminate Ducks with 3-2 win in Game 7, face Blackhawks in second round of playoffs
After battling until the final day of the regular season to make it into the playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings were not simply satisfied with being there.
Sat May 11, 2013
Tight, suspenseful series between Red Wings, Ducks comes down to 'special' Game 7
Little has separated the Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks in a series full of suspense in which the momentum has shifted back and forth and the teams have alternated wins.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bob Wojnowski: Exasperating gets best of exhilarating in Red Wings' Game 5 setback
The game winning goal from Anaheim's Nick Bonino flies past Detroit's Joakim Andersson, goalie Jimmy Howard, and Brian Lashoff in overtime.
Mon May 06, 2013
Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg step up at right time for Red Wings
Datsyuk had a tying goal, Zetterberg had a team-high eight shots on net, and the Red Wings rode their leaders to a 3-2 overtime victory, evening the series at 2. Datsyuk scored a goal and was credited with four hits and three shots, with a plus-one rating, in 25:07 of ice time.
Ducks-Red Wings Preview 5-6-13
MAY 04: Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings checks Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2013 at Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Detroit News
Taking care of, moving puck vital for if Wings hope to survive
Detroit lost Game 1 in Anaheim, 3-1, on Tuesday, with the third Ducks goal going into an empty net.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Philadelphia Flyers' Forward Zac Rinaldo Used As Example In Player Safety Video
Zac Rinaldo is beloved by Philadelphia Flyers fans for being a rough-and-tough winger that sets the pace with his physical play.