Red Wings' prospects in Grand Rapids sweep into Round 2 of AHL playoffs
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Red Wings prospects take an impressive record up against their next opponent the Calder Cup playoffs. The Grand Rapids Griffins start their best-of-seven, second-round series against the Chicago Wolves Wednesday. In 10 regular-season meetings, ...
Red Wings looking for a little luck at draft lottery
DETROIT - Kris Draper won't be taking any good-luck charms with him to Toronto for the NHL Draft Lottery, but the Detroit Red Wings will have their fingers crossed. There is no generational talent like Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews in this year's ...
Red Wings Player Grades: Tomas Jurco
Winging It In Motown
Tomas Jurco's Red Wings career ended in Detroit Feb. 24 when he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for a 2017 third round pick. It began December 2013 with boundless expectations. Jurco's speed, hands and size (6'2, 188lb) gave Red Wings fans ...
UMass recruit Cale Makar is top-rated North American defenseman in NHL draft
The Detroit Red Wings could very well target a defenseman in the first round of June's NHL draft. Niklas Kronwall is 36 years old and was battered for much of last season, Jonathan Ericsson is entering his 10th NHL season after finishing year the ...
Friedman | I think the Montreal Canadiens are at a crossroads
FanRag Sports (blog)
Marc Bergevin and the Montreal Canadiens are in search of answers following a first-round exit at the hands of the New York Rangers. Key contract issues, personnel decisions with a focus on shoring up the center position, and a glaring need to acquire ...
Carey Price: Arizona Coyote. Making the impossible...possible?
Five for Howling
The Montreal Canadiens have once again bounced out of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and this has been greeted with the usual calm and rational response that you'd expect from a market that would never do anything silly like trade away a generational ...
Quantifying the effects of The Blender
Habs Eyes on the Prize (blog)
I've looked at the line combinations utilized by Montreal in the 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17 season under Michel Therrien. Data from after the hiring of Claude Julien was not used for two reasons: 1) the sample size would be too small for independent ...
Canadiens' Alexei Emelin undergoes knee surgery
Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Wednesday, the team announced.