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Hicketts on the rise

NHL.com TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- Joe Hicketts won't be the first player you notice on the ice but you will notice him at some point.Hicketts might be just 5-foot-8 and 20 years old but his skill and...
  • 3 days ago

Maine addition

NHL.com TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- The Red Wings seem to like players from the University of Maine.Not only were goaltender Jimmy Howard and forward Gustav Nyquist Black Bears, current prospects Patrick...
  • 5 days ago

By The Numbers: Mike Green

NHL.com By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
  • 6 days ago
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Character addition

NHL.com TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- Just because the Red Wings have put more emphasis on getting bigger doesn't mean they don't appreciate fast, skilled, smaller players.In July's development camp at Centre...
  • 10 days ago
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Late bloomer

NHL.com TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- Not every player takes the same journey to professional hockey.For James de Haas, the Red Wings' sixth-round draft pick in 2012 (170th overall), the college route was the...
  • 10 days ago
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New Swedish Wings

NHL.com TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. -- After not drafting any Swedes last year for the first time since 1992, the Swedish-heavy Red Wings made up for it with three Swedes in this year's draft.All three --...
  • 11 days ago
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Jack Adams Memorial Arena Receives Major Makeover

NHL.com DETROIT – The 95-degree heat on Friday was no match for the 1,000-plus volunteers who gathered at the corner of Lyndon and Meyers in northwest Detroit to help transform the exterior of Jack Adams...
  • 13 days ago
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By The Numbers: Gustav Nyquist

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
  • 13 days ago
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Henrik Zetterberg named captain of Team Sweden

NHL.com Forward Henrik Zetterberg was named captain of Team Sweden for the World Cup of Hockey 2016 on Wednesday.Zetterberg, 36, will be making his 13th international appearance for Sweden and his second...
  • 16 days ago
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By The Numbers: Niklas Kronwall

NHL.com By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
  • 20 days ago
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Street Hockey Summer Tour Heats Up

NHL.com ANN ARBOR -- While the Detroit Red Wings are enjoying their summer and preparing for the Farewell Season at The Joe, hockey season was in full force for the organization’s event marketing team on...
  • 23 days ago
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Youth Camp Craze

NHL.com DETROIT -- On Monday morning, just hours after the ice was re-installed at Joe Louis Arena, Andreas Athanasiou was showing off his highlight-reel moves, going one-on-one against overmatched...
  • 24 days ago
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Ready to contribute

NHL.com DETROIT -- By the time Red Wings training camp arrives on Sept. 23, Luke Glendening expects to be ready to go.Glendening suffered an ankle injury during the playoffs that forced him to withdraw...
  • 25 days ago
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Seeking consistency

NHL.com DETROIT -- Like many young players, Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan is searching for consistency.At the age of 24, Sheahan already has 204 NHL games under his belt.Sheahan set a career high in...
  • 26 days ago
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Athanasiou on fast track

NHL.com DETROIT -- Nothing is going to slow Andreas Athanasiou down.Athanasiou's blend of speed and skill turns heads when he's on the ice, making him one of the more exciting players the Red Wings have...
  • 27 days ago
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By The Numbers: Justin Abdelkader

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Book Review: Rob Vollman’s Stat Shot 2016

Winging it in Motown (piyer97) — As my first full year as a part of the hockey analytics community wraps up, I was extended the opportunity to review Rob Vollman's latest installation in the Hockey Abstract series. Rebranded as...
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Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Dylan Sadowy

Winging it in Motown (Choppens) — As we near the conclusion of WIIM’s “Top 25 Under 25” series profiles, we look at winger Dylan Sadowy, who was brought into the organization via an offseason trade with San Jose that sent a third...
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Dylan Larkin’s Reputation-Setting Sophomore Season

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — Larkin passed the first test with flying colors. It only gets harder from here. Something kind of lost and/or glossed over in the summer discussion about the Red Wings and their mishandling of...
  • 2 days ago

WATCH: Pavel Datsyuk’s first KHL goal is eerily familiar

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — In case you live under a rock, Pavel Datsyuk doesn’t play for the Red Wings anymore. Despite that, he’s still a Red Wing in my heart. Yesterday, Pavel scored one hell-of-a-backhand-goal in his...
  • 2 days ago

Interview with Christoffer Ehn

Winging it in Motown (Patrik Bexell) — Our Swedish friend Patrik got a sit-down with Red Wings draft pick Christoffer Ehn. Here’s the transcript. After a preseason friendly between the last two winners of LeMat Trophy (SHL Champions)...
  • 2 days ago

Red Wings lose Tomas Jurco, Vili Saarijarvi to injury surgeries

Octopus Thrower (Joseph Karbousky) — Detroit Red Wings players Tomas Jurco and prospect Vili Saarijarvi will be out for the start of the season after recent surgeries. The Detroit Red Wings will be without forward Tomas Jurco as well...
  • 2 days ago

Early glut of injuries leaves glimmer of hope that Red Wings youth could claim roster spots

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — Before the reported injuries of defenseman Niklas Kronwall , and forward Tomas Jurco yesterday, we already knew that Teemu Pulkkinen would be missing time due to injury sustained over the...
  • 3 days ago

Detroit Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: ‘‘Big’’ Joe Hicketts

Winging it in Motown (Teandcakeordeath) — Everyone calls him "Biggie" now (nobody really does that). Name: Joe Hicketts Position: Defense Shoots: Left (no groans about his shooting preference, please...) Height: a towering 5’8’’ ...
  • 3 days ago

Tomas Jurco doubtful to start regular season with back injury

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — DETROIT, MICH — As if things couldn’t get much worse, Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told beat writers that forward Tomas Jurco is doubtful to start the regular season: Per Ken Holland,...
  • 4 days ago

Report: Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall to miss World Cup of Hockey

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — It was reported on Wednesday morning that Red Wings veteran, and longtime rearguard of Team Sweden Niklas Kronwall will miss the World Cup of Hockey due to injury: Niklas Kronwall is out of...
  • 4 days ago

Red Wings Rabbit Hole Theater: Vol. 2 "The Dead Wings Edition"

Winging it in Motown (KTBauer) — There are 50 days until the puck drops on the Red Wings 2016-17 season. Until then, lets keep ourselves cozy with a weekly visit down the Red Wings Rabbit Hole; an endless You Tube nostalgia trip...
  • 4 days ago

Meet the New WIIM Crew: Josh (JoshMVP)

Winging it in Motown (JoshMVP) — Hey everyone! My name is Josh Linneburg and I’m one of the new writers at Winging it in Motown! As others have done I’d like to share a bit of my backstory and how I became a Wings fan and writer...
  • 4 days ago

Dylan Larkin to play center for Red Wings in 2016

Octopus Thrower (Joseph Karbousky) — Red Wings player Dylan Larkin will shift to center for Detroit this season according to an interview with team manager Ken Holland. In a brand new interview with Red Wings manager Tom Holland,...
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Which Detroit team can win a Championship in 2017?

Octopus Thrower (Joseph Karbousky) — The Detroit Red Wings, Pistons and Lions are all prepping for a new season. So are the Wolverines and Spartans. All three professional teams are considered young and improving, but do any of them...
  • 5 days ago

Ken Holland Answers Five Questions, Creates Several More

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — The Red Wings’ GM sat down with NHL.com’s Dan Rosen and gave us some choice insight. If you ever wonder why we’re a little hard on the Detroit beat writers, just know that while Ansar Khan is...
  • 5 days ago

Detroit Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Christoffer Ehn

Winging it in Motown (Mike Bremer) — The lesser heralded Swedish center may be shaping into an NHL prospect. Or maybe not. Position: Center Shoots: Left Height: 6’3” Weight: 181 lbs Drafted: 2014, 4 th Round, 106 th Overall,...
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Grand Rapids Griffins 2016-17 Schedule Released

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Monday released their schedule for the 2016-17 season. It will mark the franchise’s 21st campaign overall, 16th as members of the American...
  • 6 days ago
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Detroit Red Wings Top 25 Under 25: Adam Marsh

Winging it in Motown (uvgt2bkdnme) — The Red Wings’ seventh-round pick from 2015 has plenty of offensive upside. A large part of Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland’s sterling reputation in the NHL Entry Draft comes from...
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Red Wings as Olympians

Winging it in Motown (jpicks19) — Can you match the player to his new sport? With all the excitement the Olympics have brought, I thought it would be fun to take a look at how some of the Red Wings would fare as Summer...
  • 7 days ago

Getting to Know WIIM: Christian (choppens)

Winging it in Motown (Choppens) — It was suggested that all of us newbies here at WIIM should write a little bit to introduce themselves to the community, so here goes nothing. First off, my interests revolve around my new dog...
  • 9 days ago
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