Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov will be inducted with the Class of 2015 later this year, joining eight other players from the 2002 Stanley Cup Championship Red Wings team earn Hall of Fame Honors.
Detroit Red Wings star center Pavel Datsyuk will miss time this offseason while he recovers from ankle surgery, the team announced Friday.
Nathan Paetsch’s contract with the Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins, ends at the end of this year and the two sides are discussing an extension, Red Wings assistant general manager Ryan Martin said.
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has left Buffalo after spending the afternoon meeting with Sabres owner Terry Pegula regarding the team’s coaching vacancy.
According to Nick Kypreos of SportsNet, Babcock met with the Toronto Maple Leafs over the weekend to discuss their open head coach position.
Tyler Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another goal in the second to give the Lightning a 3-0 lead.
Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 series lead.
Joakim Andersson’s shot bounced routinely off Bishop and up in the air, but when Bishop tried to bat the puck away with his stick, he instead accidentally knocked it back off the crossbar.
Detroit expects to have left wing Justin Abdelkader back from a hand injury — he hasn’t played since April 4.
Despite the loss, the Red Wings return home for Game 3 on Tuesday night feeling fortunate the series is tied.