Pro Hockey Talk "There are two things that seem to define today: an unusual amount of afternoon games and a slew of returning stars. Add Pavel Datsyuk to that list, as he’s back in action for the Detroit Red Wings as they face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Datsyuk had been sidelined since March 15 with a..." March 28
Fear The Fin "After years of exciting, competitive and meaningful games against the Detroit Red Wings, the San Jose Sharks played a sloppy, meaningless, albeit exciting, 6-4 win over the Winged Wheels on Thursday. The Sharks jumped out to a 2-0 lead only to see it evaporate in short order, but sloppy..." March 27
Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock didn't need a day to think about who should start in goal on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Babcock said after a 6-4 loss on Thursday night to the Sharks that Petr Mrazek would get the next start for the Wings. Jimmy Howard started for the..." March 27
Detroit Free Press "The developer of the new Red Wings arena is expected to resume discussions with the Detroit City Council today about construction of the arena amid concerns from some elected officials about where downtown visitors will park. A parking garage to be built next to the new Red Wings arena will..." March 26
Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26
Pro Hockey Talk "One of just 25 members of the Triple Gold Club called it a career on Thursday, as longtime NHLer Mikael Samuelsson announced his retirement from hockey. Samuelsson, 38, scored 149 goals and 346 games in 699 career contests with the Sharks, Rangers, Penguins, Panthers, Red Wings and Canucks...." March 26
TSN.ca "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26
Datsyuk confirms he's not ready. Feeling better but not good enough to play. Hoping for Saturday.
Arizona Republic "While bouncing among four NHL teams this season, winger Mark Arcobello somehow managed to avoid playing at Joe Louis Arena until he made a trip there Tuesday with the Coyotes to open a three-game road swing. "It's funny how that works," Arcobello said. The 26-year-old made quite the debut,..." March 25
CBSSports.com "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25
Detroit News "It's been a frustrating season for goaltender Jonas Gustavsson. He has been limited to seven games because of a shoulder separation followed by concussion symptoms. But he hasn't let the setbacks deter his enthusiasm. "If you feel sorry for yourself, that's not going to help you," said..." March 25
Detroit News "Darren Helm is a speedy hockey player. His newborn has already shown that quality. Helm and his girlfriend, Devon, welcomed their second child, a girl named Rylee, into the world 2:15 a.m. Monday morning -- on the way to the hospital, not at the hospital. Devon delivered Rylee in Helm's..." March 24
Michigan Live "Justin Abdelkader has transformed his game during his sixth full season in the NHL. The veteran forward still does the things that have always made him valuable to the Detroit Red Wings. He goes hard into the corners after the puck, takes a beating in front of the net and sticks up for the Red..." March 23
Detroit News "There was a welcome teammate skating Monday morning at Red Wings practice. Pavel Datsyuk was there on the ice, getting ready. Now, Datsyuk didn't do much. He pretty much was left on his own, stickhandling or going one-on-one on goaltenders Jimmy Howard or Petr Mrazek. But the fact..." March 23
Detroit News "There's no panic, no uneasiness, everything in the Red Wings locker room remains normal and businesslike. At least that's what they say. Never mind that the Eastern Conference standings would indicate something quite different. What was a casual stroll through the regular season into the..." March 22
Ken Holland says Pavel Datsyuk (lower-body ache) will be examined Saturday at Joe Louis Arena to determine status for game Sunday vs. Blues
Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings will head south for games against the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning without star center Pavel Datsyuk. But they'll likely have Darren Helm back on the ice. Datsyuk will not make the trip, Wings coach Mike Babcock said at practice today. "(He's) got a lower..." March 18
Detroit News "Darren Helm is likely to return to the Red Wings lineup Thursday against Florida. And with Helm available, the Red Wings are excited about their ability to put out four balanced and deep lines that could make this a formidable team in the playoffs. Helm skated Tuesday with most of the..." March 18
Fox Sports Detroit "The clock is ticking on the 2014-15 NHL season, and with its conclusion also comes the end of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock's contract. And potentially a lot of hand-wringing. Will he go the way of other Detroit free agents, such as Max Scherzer and Ndamukong Suh, opting for a huge contract..." March 17
Helm said as long as he doesn't have a setback in next day or two he'll be back for Thursday's game in Florida.
Detroit News "Enough was enough, as far as the Red Wings were concerned. Maybe Saturday's ugly loss in Philadelphia will prove to be rock bottom, because the Red Wings looked like an entirely different team Sunday in routing the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. Not just Sunday, but a different team from the one..." March 16
Pro Hockey Talk "Here’s an understatement: things haven’t been going well for the Detroit Red Wings lately. With Saturday’s embarrassing 7-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Red Wings have now dropped four of their last five games. In that span, Detroit has been outscored 22-13. For a team that once..." March 15
Columbus Dispatch "The score Blue Jackets 3, Red Wings 1 The skinny Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 saves, and he'd be the first to tell you that most of them were routine. His crease tonight looked like a country-road intersection in Kansas ... wide open, a tumbleweed bouncing past. After falling behind..." March 13
CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12
Detroit News "It's still not as easy as the American Hockey League, but Teemu Pulkkinen is beginning to understand how to score in the NHL. Pulkkinen scored his third goal with the Red Wings on Monday, the winner in a 5-2 victory over the Oilers. That gives him three goals in 14 games with the Red Wings..." March 11
Detroit News "This still wasn't a perfect piece of work, but at this point the Red Wings just needed a victory, no matter how it looked. That, they were able to earn. Overcoming a sluggish start, the Red Wings rallied for a 5-2 victory Monday over the Edmonton Oilers. Teemu Pulkkinen gave the Red Wings..." March 10
Ken Holland says Gustavsson isn't feeling right after getting run over by Milan Lucic yesterday (concussion symptoms)...Mrazek recalled
Boston Herald "Niklas Svedberg had his share of shaky moments, but made 36 saves and rallied down the stretch to help the Bruins preserve a 5-3 victory over the Red Wings yesterday at the Garden. The Bruins entered the third period with a 4-1 lead, but 1:24 into the frame the backup goalie gave up a soft goal..." March 09
CBSSports.com "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09
Pro Hockey Talk "As the trade deadline drew to its conclusion on Monday, there were reports that the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings were working on a trade involving captain Dion Phaneuf. That never happened and Detroit instead acquired blueliner Marek Zidlicky from New Jersey, but that doesn’t..." March 08
Calgary Sun "The road trip was supposed to break the Flames. Especially when their best player and team captain Mark Giordano went down with a season-ending injury. That had the critics sounding the death knell. Thanks to Friday's 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, the Flames have already ensured..." March 07
Detroit News "Straggling and sloppy, at times, they played like a hockey team that had not been home in 16 days. So often it is tough to get the feet moving and to sustain the effort returning from a long trip. The Red Wings showed it Wednesday, as the New York Rangers outshot them in all three periods, and..." March 05
Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play tonight, Ken Holland said.
Sportsnet.ca "One reason Dion Phaneuf was not traded to the Detroit Red Wings on Monday was because the Toronto Maple Leafs’ asking price was too high. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the only team Phaneuf – who has a modified no-trade clause – had on his list that was a realistic trade partner with..." March 03
Detroit Red Wings get their defenseman: Marek Zidlicky from NJ for a 2016 3rd round pick.
Keep an eye on NJD D Marek Zidlicky. Has been heavily scouted by #RedWings. Good veteran, shoots right.
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02
Sportsnet.ca "The Detroit Red Wings have addressed their back end. The Red Wings acquired defenceman Marek Zidlicky from the New Jersey Devils for a 2016 third-round draft pick. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, Zidlicky waived his no-trade clause to accept the deal. Zidlicky, 38, has four..." March 02
Unless something changes dramatically, Red Wings completely out on Dion Phaneuf. Different philosophies on what the trade would look like.
The Hockey News "The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings continue to negotiate a deal which would see captain Dion Phaneuf going to Detroit today, but the sticking point now appears to be Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith. The possible deal would see the Leafs get Smith and forward Stephen Weiss in a deal..." March 02
Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.
Defending Big D "Word is breaking all across Hockey Twitter right now that Dallas Stars forward Erik Cole and a third round pick have been traded to the Detroit Red Wings for two prospects and a pick." March 02
Detroit News "The Red Wings ended this particular road trip the way they've pretty much played the entire way through —resiliently and with a victory. They rallied in the third period for the third time in five games in this trip, rallying for a 4-3 victory over the Predators. Alexey Marchenko and Tomas..." March 01
Tremendously good news for the #ReWings that Henrik Zetterberg already back on ice, five days after getting punched in head.
Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey has been cleared to begin practicing and can return to the lineup when the team feels he is ready, general manager Ken Holland said. Quincey, who's been dealing with bone chips in his ankle since August, saw another specialist on Tuesday. He apparently..." February 25
L.A. Daily News "Justin Williams’ timing was perfect Tuesday. Jonathan Quick’s reflexes were impeccable, too. The Kings’ penalty-killing remained flawless. Funny what a long winning streak can do for a team. Williams, Quick and the Kings’ special teams play propelled them to a hard-earned 1-0 victory over the..." February 25
NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25
L.A. Daily News "John Gibson, a 21-year-old rookie, started his sixth consecutive game in goal for the Ducks in place of the injured Frederik Andersen on Monday, and was introduced to Pavel Datsyuk in the second period of his first career game against the Detroit Red Wings. Andersen sat out for the seventh..." February 24