Imagine if the Red Wings would have won the Stanley Cup and the paper read the Detroit Lions won the Stanley Cup. Heck, some Detroiters would be overjoyed just that the Lions won something in the post-season.
The deep bowl will also allow the facility to be 20 percent lower than typical arenas, officials said.
Cox reported the Red Wings received interest in Mantha at the trade deadline in 2014 but did not want to move him.
Gordie Howe’s son Murray says the hockey legend is “comfortable and happy” and recently had more stem cell therapy in Mexico.
Olympia has said demolition of the hotel is needed in order to build a high-capacity loading bay for the arena.
Does Holland think about dealing Howard if he could find a taker?
When Jeff Blashill left Western Michigan to take a position as an assistant with the Red Wings, his father did not understand the move.
Blashill did not announce Tuesday who his assistant coaches will be, but he said he planned to have that decided by next week.
Moments before introducing new head coach Jeff Blashill, Ken Holland joked that the hiring was the worst-kept secret in Red Wings history.
Blashill spent the last three seasons as the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins, the AHL affiliate of the Red Wings.