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I'm a trial attorney with a hockey problem. Between trials and mens league hockey games, I cover the Detroit Red Wings for @TheHockeyGuys.
Detroit Red Wings: Prospects Tournament Information

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Detroit Red Wings: Prospects Tournament Information

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Red Wings will host the sixteenth annual prospects tournament in Traverse City, Michigan from September 12th to 16th. This year’s tournament will include prospects from the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Detroit. The teams will be divided […]

Detroit Red Wings: Renney Leaving as Granato Agrees to Coach

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Detroit Red Wings: Renney Leaving as Granato Agrees to Coach

  By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Monday, Darren Dreger of TSN tweeted that Detroit’s associate coach Tom Renney would be introduced as president of Hockey Canada in Calgary on Tuesday. Dreger also reported that current Pittsburgh assistant coach Tony Granato accepted an assistant coaching position with the Red Wings to replace Bill Peters, who was […]

Detroit Red Wings: Czech Free Agent Signed

Detroit Red Wings: Czech Free Agent Signed

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Saturday, the Detroit Red Wings announced the signing of Czech free agent Tomas Nosek to a two-way, two-year deal. Detroit had its eyes on Nosek at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and continued to monitor his progress even after he went undrafted. In his third season with HC Pardubice in […]

Detroit Red Wings: An Off-season of Change

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Detroit Red Wings: An Off-season of Change

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq)   Detroit’s season ended in disappointment after a mere five playoff games against the Boston Bruins. Fans should expect some changes this off-season, including the departure of several familiar faces.One area in which the Red Wings are not likely to encounter many changes is behind the bench. Shortly after the team’s […]

Detroit Red Wings: Celebrating the NHL Playoffs

Detroit Red Wings: Celebrating the NHL Playoffs

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The NHL playoffs are perhaps the most exciting time in every year. While they may not bring with them the physical gifts that come with birthdays and other holidays, the gifts abound for any fan of sports in general.NFL football captures the attention of the largest audience whether on television or […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Streaking into Professional Sports History

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings clinched a 23rd consecutive playoff berth after gaining a point in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.To put that streak in perspective, forward Riley Sheahan, who scored the game tying goal late in regulation, is 22-years-old and was not born when that […]

Detroit Red Wings: The Donut No Team Wants

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Detroit Red Wings: The Donut No Team Wants

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings made a shrewd acquisition at last week’s Trade Deadline when they acquired Detroit-area native David Legwand for prospect Calle Jarnkrok, forward Patrick Eaves, and a third round pick in this year’s draft.The 33-year-old Legwand was Nashville’s first draft pick when the Predators selected him second overall in […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Preparing for the Loss of the Captain

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Last week, Detroit Red Wings and Sweden captain Henrik Zetterberg withdrew from the Olympics due to an aggravation of a herniated disc in his back. Zetterberg’s injury immediately gave credence to the fear so many NHL teams had regarding their star players participating in the Olympics at Sochi. Zetterberg scored the game winning goal against the Czechs last […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Olympic Pride or NHL Folly?

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings have been injured way too often this season. On Saturday, Coach Mike Babcock summed up the situation perfectly. He told the Detroit Free Press, “we’ve got millions and millions of dollars that never seems to play.Babcock added, “As much as the other guys are digging in, you […]

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Detroit Red Wings: AHL Outdoor Game Will Be Televised

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Monday, the Grand Rapids Griffins will host the Toronto Marlies outdoors at Comerica Park at 5 p.m. EST, a precursor to Wednesday’s Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium between their parent NHL clubs.The American Hockey League has announced that the game will be televised live to audiences across the United States and Canada.In […]

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