Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks moves moves against Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Several Top NHL All-Stars Absent, But 9 Americans On Hand

… anyone wearing a Red Wings or Avalanche jersey – will be absent from the NHL All-Star game on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–01/25/2015

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Joakim Andersson #18, Daniel Alfredsson #11 and Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings take the ice for the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings To Play Avalanche At Coors Field In 2016 As Part Of ‘Stadium Series’

The NHL announced Saturday that the Red Wings will be playing the Colorado Avalanche on February 27 at Denver’s Coors Field — home of the Colorado Rockies — as a part of next season’s Stadium Series.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2015

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings carries the puck against the Boston Bruins in the first period in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Babcock On Tatar, Who Leads Team With 21 Goals: ‘He Can Get A Lot Better’

At the All-Star Break, Tatar is one of 10 players in the league who have reached the 20-goal mark.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 20:  Xavier Ouellet #61 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second-period goal with Henrik Zetterberg #40 and Brendan Smith #2 while playing the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena on January 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Enter All-Star Break On Five-Game Win Streak

The Red Wings own a record of 27-11-9 heading into the All-Star Break, and Babcock expressed surprise that the season has gone well so far.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2015

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Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Reopens After Shutdown Over Package

Investigators believe the device inside is consistent with a smoke bomb or smoke grenade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

Riley Sheahan #15 of the Detroit Red Wings looks to pass while being defended by Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on January 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Earn Rare Shootout Win, 5-4 Over Minnesota Wild

Detroit won for only the second time in nine shootouts this season and came away with their fifth consecutive victory overall.

97.1 The Ticket–01/20/2015

Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings FILE (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Babcock Calls Tuesday’s Game An Opportunity For Mrazek To Bounce Back

In the six games Mrazek has played in January, five times he has limited opponents to two goals or fewer.

CBS Detroit–01/20/2015

Henrik Zetterberg (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

Zetterberg’s Hat Trick Lifts Detroit To 6-4 Win Over Sabres

Zetterberg’s hat trick capped an impressive Detroit comeback …

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings scores a third period game winning goal and is congratulated by his teammates Johan Franzen #93 during the game against the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Bruins 3-2 (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Red Wings Snap Nashville’s Winning Streak With 5-2 victory

Gustav Nyquist, Kyle Quincey and Tomas Tatar scored in the first period for Detroit, chasing Nashville goalie Carter Hutton from the game after only one save.

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2015

Riley Sheahan #15 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with the bench after scoring.  (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

Datsyuk Scores Late In OT To Lift Red Wings Over Blues

Petr Mrazek made 25 saves and improved to 3-0 in four career appearances against St. Louis.

97.1 The Ticket–01/15/2015

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