The Nashville Predators traded away their first draft pick, sending forward David Legwand to his hometown Detroit Red Wings in a deal at the NHL trade deadline Wednesday.
Certainly, the situation spells trouble – or at least an uphill climb – for Detroit, but head coach Mike Babcock refuses to dwell on the injury issues.
Before the puck drops at the old-school Joe Louis Arena each night, as the national anthem plays, Mike Babcock gazes up toward the rafters.
Johan Franzen, Brendan Smith and Todd Bertuzzi scored for the Red Wings against Brodeur, who has been the subject of trade rumors leading up to Wednesday’s deadline.
Davis will be partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, while White will dance with Sharna Burgess.
As the March 5th NHL trade deadline approaches it has become apparent that Livonia native Ryan Kesler will be available for the right price.
Nicklas Lidstrom, John Smoltz and Jason Hanson have earned a place among Michigan’s all-time sports greats.
Johan Franzen has no explanation for his success in Ottawa, a place he certainly enjoys playing in.
Gustav Nyquist scored on a rebound with 28 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in the first post-Olympic game for both teams Wednesday night.
Attending the ceremony will be Red Wings legends Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Alex Delvecchio, Steve Yzerman and members of the Abel and Sawchuck families.