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Detroit Red Wings Face Yzerman’s Lightning in First Round

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Thursday night at 7:30, the Detroit Red Wings will face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first game of their first round playoff series. Fans will welcome back Detroit legend, Steve Yzerman, who is the general manager responsible for building the Lightnings team.  Yzerman began his management career […]

Don’t Overreact to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Quick Exit

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Don’t Overreact to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Quick Exit

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Montreal Canadiens recently completed a four game drubbing of the Tampa Bay Lightning, ending their first round playoff series without a loss to show. The Canadiens’ performance thus far has been impressive, and enough to inspire confidence in the team this season and beyond. For the Lightning, on the other […]

Vancouver & Tampa Bay: A Tale of Two Trade Requests

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Vancouver & Tampa Bay: A Tale of Two Trade Requests

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) It begins with a superstar. An elite talent, beloved by his fans, one of the best to ever don his team’s jersey. The superstar enthralls, inspires, and endures. Times passes, and the superstar begins to age. He is still great, to be sure, but he begins to yield ground to his […]

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Detroit Red Wings: The Worst Kept Secret In The NHL

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings announced superstar forward Henrik Zetterberg as the team’s third captain in 28 years. Zetterberg will take over for retired legend Nicklas Lidstrom and former mentor, nearby locker mate, and legend Steve Yzerman. Zetterberg certainly has big shoes to fill, but the 32-year-old is ready. Zetterberg […]

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End of an Era: Nick Lidstrom, The Perfect Human Retires

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The moment so many Detroit Red Wings fans have been dreading is finally here. This morning, Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom held a press conference to announce his retirement after 20 seasons in the NHL. No single player can replace the future first ballot Hall-of-Famer. His retirement leaves a gaping […]

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Detroit Red Wings: A Prospect Finally Makes the Team

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Thursday night, Detroit’s fourth round pick (132nd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft finally established himself on the big club. Kyle Quincey, who stands 6’2” and weighs 206 pounds, played in the winged wheel with Jonathan Ericsson at even strength and even saw some powerplay time. Quincey played with some jump as […]

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Breaking News: Bolts Find their Man

The Tampa Bay Lightning are set to announce the hiring of Steve Yzerman as their new General Manager.

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Stuff of Legends: Steve Yzerman

Friend of The Hockey Guys, Dave Strehle, takes a look at the career of Steve Yzerman.