You’re a Hack, Deal with it.

Poor Buddha.  He just simply did not know what was coming to him by posting an un-provoked call-out of the Chief at A2Y yesterday.  I’m guessing that our poor, misguided, pinky ring brandishing, Molson drinking, Judge Smails hat-wearing friend was going to have yet another post that flew under the radar like most of his […]

Thank You, Hurricanes

Sweet Carolina <oh, oh, oh> 8th place never felt so good… <so good, so good, so f***-ing good!>   Thanks to the Hurricanes 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars last night, Detroit still clings to that coveted final spot in the Western Conference play-off race.  Sure, it’s still too early to be excited about being in […]

Ericsson Talks about Doan Hit

From the Free Press … “I feel pretty good.  It could have been worse, a lot worse.  I felt my leg go in the other direction, so I felt something was wrong right away. I was just glad that it wasn’t worse. I was in here and they took a look at it right away, […]

Tomorrow’s Lineup and News from the Infirmary

From Khan(!)at mLive… Bertuzzi-Datsyuk-HolmstromLeino-Zetterberg-EavesDraper-Abdelkader-MillerMay-Newbury-Maltby Defensive Pairings are the usual mystery: Jimmy Howard (starting)Chris Osgood Kris Newbury will remain in the lineup only if The Namesake is not ready to go… “I felt a lot better than I did on Monday.  There’s no point in pushing it and making it worse. Another day of rest and […]

Another Less than Favorable Power Ranking

Hey not much news going around…maybe I’ll just start prattling on about how stupid…oh…I don’t know…the Carlina Hurricanes fans and bloggers are.  Wait, no.  Nevermind…I’ll stick to my own team. From the Big Bad Blog‘s power rankings… 13. (16) 17-11-5   The Red Wings have won 3-of-4 and are getting in gear. But the loss […]

Bored? Go Poke a Rabid Dog with a Stick.

For those of you who haven’t wandered over to Abel to Yzerman today, you need to.  It seems that in his boredom, BReynolds at Hockey Wilderness decided it would be a good idea to openly mock the Chief over at A2Y.  Bad idea. Here’s a little snippet of what BReynolds (Buddha…a self proclaimed nickname..seriously) had […]

All Kris Newbury

The National Post ran a little piece about the newest Griffin to get called up to the big squad amidst the nearly countless injuries plaguing the Red Wings… “I just try to play my game, work hard in practices, and let the chips fall where they may.  I bring some speed and some rough, physical […]

Dick Move

From… Dick AxelssonThe Grand Rapids Griffins lost another forward, as Dick Axelsson has abruptly decided to leave the team and return to his native Sweden. Griffins general manager Bob McNamara confirmed Axelsson’s decision Tuesday. McNamara said the organization knew Axelsson hasn’t been happy recently, but the move still came as a surprise. He was […]

Update – Ericsson, Janik, Helm

Some welcome updates from the Detroit News… The news on Jonathan Ericsson was as good as could be expected for the Wings. Tests revealed a deep bone bruise on his left knee and in his calf muscle, but no structural damage. “What I’ve been told is that he’ll be out a minimum of two weeks, […]


We Injure Numerous Guys Simultaneously It’s been a season of turmoil.  The Red Wings are winning, but keep losing players faster than the Phoenix franchise is losing money. We win against Chicago, Franzen is injured. We fought back for a loser point from Edmonton, Filppula gets broken We sucked as usual against Toronto, Williams falls. We win […]

Thursday vs Bolts Will Get Ugly

The Red Wings’ official site… DETROIT – It’s time to pull out the old cardigan and dusk off the worn-out argyle. It’s Ugly Sweater Night at Joe Louis Arena! Wear your ugly sweater to the Red Wings’ home game this Thursday, Dec. 17., against the Tampa Bay Lightning for a chance to win great prizes! […]

Kick ‘Em When They’re Down 12/14 vs PHX

So these comments are from last night’s Game Thread brought to you by Five for Howling, even though we all know that Coyotes yelp more than they howl.  Howling is wolfs.  Imagine if the Ducks used a bald eagle’s cry when they scored a goal…that’s pretty much what they do down in Phoenix with their […]

Big Rig Out at Least 2 Weeks

This from the Free Press…   The Red Wings beat the Phoenix Coyotes, 3-2, Monday night at Joe Louis Arena, picking up two points.  However, they lost another key player, as defenseman Jonathan Ericsson left late in the first period after suffering an injured left knee when he was hit by Phoenix’s Shane Doan. Ericsson […]

Update on Helm – No Update

Khan(!) finally woke up today and posted something about Helm’s injury: Detroit Red Wings center Darren Helm is out for tonight’s game against Phoenix due to what the club said is a minor left wrist injury. Kris Newbury was recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL) and will make his Red Wings debut tonight. Helm, who was […]