The St. Louis Blues feel they’ve possibly gotten into the heads of the Red Wings after Tuesday’s 3-2 victory. That was the second consecutive victory by the Blues over the Wings this season, two games that have been hard-fought and as physical as any the Wings have seen this season. “When you play Detroit, you … Continue Reading →
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Sometimes something big and splashy isn’t needed. Simple works. Upon Steve Yzerman’s return to Joe Louis Arena as GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Red Wings just completed a nice, tidy, perfect in-game video tribute to their legendary former captain. It didn’t take long. It didn’t have every memorable moment Yzerman had with the … Continue Reading →
What do you feel about Steve Yzerman’s return to Joe Louis Arena Wednesday night? Yzerman, of course, is the GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning these days. It’s one thing if Yzerman were behind the bench as a coach, and of course if he were still a player, and returning to Joe Louis Arena in … Continue Reading →
We’re in a delay here in Anaheim. Not all, but most of the power is gone here at the Honda Center. The Wings are leading 1-0 with 13 minutes 47 seconds left in the first period and are on the power play for another 69 seconds. But right now, players are milling around, sitting on the bench, just staying interested. It’s raining hard outside, and maybe somehow that played a part in all of this. But, right now, like a baseball game, we’re delayed. As a matter of fact, the Red Wings and Ducks both just are headed to the locker room.