TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill is joining the Tampa Bay Lightning as an assistant.
Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois announced the move Tuesday, selecting Blashill to replace Derek Lalonde on coach Jon Cooper’s staff.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings fired Jeff Blashill on Saturday, moving on from the coach tabbed to guide the storied NHL franchise through a long rebuilding process.
General manager Steve Yzerman said the team was not renewing the contracts of Blashill, assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pius Suter scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Friday night in the teams' season finale.
Tyler Bertuzzi and Michael Rasmussen each had a goal and an assist, and Moritz Seider and Joe Veleno also scored for the Red Wings (32-40-10).
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A day after being embarrassed in a one-sided loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Detroit Red Wings bounced back with one of their best defensive games of the season.
Alex Nedeljkovic had 17 saves, Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Bertuzzi each had a goal and assist and the Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 on Sunday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Nedeljkovic knew that the Carolina Hurricanes would keep the pressure on him in net. He had seen it up close last season in so many practices with the team.
He held up against that swarming attack Thursday night, this time for the Detroit Red Wings while slowing his former team's push for the Metropolitan Division title.
DETROIT (AP) — Jack Roslovic scored three goals, including the winner at 3:19 of overtime, and added an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 Saturday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson scored twice and added two assists for a four-point game, Alex Ovechkin reached 1,400 career points with his 43rd goal of the season and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Wednesday night to snap their skid at two.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sam Gagner scored twice to top 500 career points, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Wednesday night.
Michael Rasmussen had the tiebreaking goal at 9:11 of the third period for Detroit, Dylan Larkin had two assists and Thomas Greiss finished with 32 saves.
DETROIT (AP) — Jakub Vrána had a goal and an assist, Alex Nedeljkovic made a season-high 47 saves and had an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Tuesday night.
“It felt like the puck wasn’t going to go in,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pius Suter scored the winner in the sixth round of the shootout, and Thomas Greiss made 37 saves as the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 Thursday night.
Detroit’s Lucas Raymond and the Rangers Mika Zibanjead scored in the first round of the shootout, and each team then missed its next four chances.
DETROIT (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 32 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers for the second time in the four days, 4-2 on Saturday.
Rookie Moritz Seider scored a big power-play goal in the third period as Detroit won for the third time in four games overall.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Red Wings kept the Flyers scoreless in the third period — and escaped Philly with a rare win in the building.
Pius Suter and Robby Fabbri scored goals and defenseman Marc Staal made the save of the game to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Wednesday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Oesterle scored 2:11 into overtime as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Monday night.
Dylan Larkin had a goal and an assist to help Detroit win for the second time in six games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lucas Raymond scored the only goal of the shootout and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Friday night.
Filip Zadina and Givani Smith scored in regulation for Detroit, and Calvin Pickard — making his second start of the season — stopped 36 shots through overtime and all three Pittsburgh skaters in the tiebreaker.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in regulation and notched the game-winner 2:07 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday before a sparse crowd in snowbound western New York.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings' defense tightened up behind a strong performance from their goaltender.
Alex Nedeljkovic made 33 saves and the Red Wings ended a three-game skid with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Roman Josi beat four Detroit defenders for a first-period goal, Ryan Johansen scored on a power play and the Nashville Predators topped the Red Wings 5-2 Tuesday night.
“This next 20-game segment is where we’ve talked about really solidifying our identity as a team, and this is a good way to get that started,” Predators coach John Hynes said.
DETROIT (AP) — Adam Erne scored the decisive goal in a shootout and the Detroit Red Wings won their fourth straight game by beating the Seattle Kraken 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Detroit won the shootout 2-1, with Dylan Larkin also converting.
BOSTON (AP) — Marc Staal’s first goal of the season was the tiebreaker with just over eight minutes remaining in the third period, and Alex Nedeljkovic made 41 saves, leading Detroit to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, the Red Wings’ 3,000th victory.
DETROIT (AP) — Adam Erne scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Alex Nedeljkovic made 35 saves and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Dylan Larkin, Robby Fabbri and streaking rookie Lucas Raymond also scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a four-game skid and improved their record to 9-9-3.
GLENDALE, Ariz, (AP) — Clayton Keller scored 25 seconds into overtime to give the Arizona Coyotes a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Ryan Dzingel scored his second goal in as many games for Arizona, and Scott Wedgewood had 33 saves — two days after tying a career high with 42 saves in a 5-4 shootout loss to Columbus.
DETROIT (AP) — Pius Suter and Tyler Bertuzzi each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Sunday night.
Robby Fabbri, Lucas Raymond and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Red Wings.
Last week, Jeff Blashill tried to go to the same restaurant where he had dinner in March 2020, before the NHL season shut down. He found the windows boarded up.
The reminder of how many things have changed over the past 19 months was followed the next day by his Detroit Red Wings coming back to win a game they likely would have lost at any other time over the past two years.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph.
DETROIT (AP) — The latest generation of NHL pucks have six circles on both sides covering tubes that allow infrared cameras to constantly connect the vulcanized rubber with a puck and player tracking system.
The Detroit Red Wings have not had enough good players to consistently win in recent years, making the man behind their bench relatively moot.
DETROIT (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored in his Detroit debut, and Troy Stecher added two goals for the Red Wings in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night...
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Detroit — Team USA is undefeated at the men's hockey world championships, but coach Jeff Blashill feels there is room for improvement.
The national team is 3-0, which includes an opening-game shootout win over Canada, and will look to stay perfect Thursday against a good Latvia (2-1-0) team (10:15 a.m./NHL Network).
Detroit — Jeff Blashill is returning for a fourth season as the Red Wings' head coach.
General manager Ken Holland announced the decision to bring back Blashill during Tuesday's locker room clean-out day.
Detroit — This will be a special weekend for David Booth.
The Red Wings' forward, who made the team out of training camp while on a tryout, was scheduled to be in the lineup Thursday against Montreal and is likely to play Saturday against the New York Islanders when the Wings finish the season.
Detroit — It feels like a low ebb.
Unfortunately, rebuilding can seem like that repeatedly before the job is finally done.
A losing streak of historic note, tied for 12th longest in the 92-year history of the Red Wings, is providing a macabre chapter in the disappointing story of decline that began a couple of seasons before Mike Babcock sought a roster with more talent.
Detroit – The Detroit Red Wings' victory Friday night over the Toronto Maple Leafs helped.
There was a sense of relief around the Red Wings' locker room the next day – a few light-hearted moments, some laughs.
Detroit — Many Red Wings players, and coach Jeff Blashill, were talking about the importance of these two games against Montreal. A divisional opponent, tight standings, about how important the game are even this early in the regular season.
Detroit — With each passing game, Andreas Athanasiou is beginning to look like the Andreas Athanasiou the Red Wings, and their fans, know as one of the NHL's fastest and more dangerous offensive players.
Sunrise, Fla. — The Red Wings hadn't won in six games — or since Oct. 13 in Las Vegas — so Saturday night's 3-2 shootout victory over Florida was desperately needed.
There was a visible sense of relief in a locker room that was beginning to struggle with a six-game winless streak.