Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby said early Thursday that the Detroit Red Wings would be desperate going into Thursday’s game.
Even the “Grand Rapids Red Wings” version of Detroit’s NHL team has the respect of Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby.
Almquist had scored 45 points for the Griffins, the second-highest total on the team and the third-highest in the league among defensemen.
Babcock and players say they have never seen an injury situation worse than what has beset the Red Wings.
The move of Smith to forward demonstrates just how creative Mike Babcock has been forced to be as the injuries continue to mount.
The banged-up Red Wings are trying to reach the postseason for a 23rd straight time.
The injury woes just keep piling up for the Detroit Red Wings.
Johan Franzen had two goals and two assists, Gustav Nyquist a goal and three assists and David Legwand a goal and two assists in the Detroit Red Wings’ 7-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
On a night of celebrating the illustrious past of the Red Wings, Ilitch made it clear the team intends to build on that past.
Even if the next face of the franchise is in the building when the Dallas Stars retire Mike Modano’s No. 9, any comparison will fall short.