Detroit Sports News and Rumors
Brutally blown calls make it clear: it’s time to expand NHL video replay
thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
The phrase “the straw that broke the camel’s back” is tossed around too often, but when it comes to expanded video review in the NHL, the goalie interference call assessed to Detroit’s Luke Glendening Wednesday night certainly qualifies. Thankfully, the…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings recall C Weiss (hernia) from AHLESPN.com 21 minutes agoThe Detroit Red Wings have recalled center Stephen Weiss from his conditioning loan with Grand Rapids of the AHL.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. Capitalsyahoo.com 2 hours agoThe Detroit Red Wings have been on both ends of blown calls involving goals recently. “Last year we scored a goal in here against L.A., it was wrong,” recalled Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock. That’s of course a reference to the Red Wings’ goal sco…Upvote Share TweetWASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Abdelkader broke a 2-2 tie when he took a drop pass from Pavel Datsyuk and ...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Predsyahoo.com 19 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 19 hours agoWEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in CAPS Detroit 4, WASHINGTON 2 Nashville 4, EDMONTON 1 ABDELKADER RALLIES RED WINGS AGAIN Down 2-1 after 40 minutes, the Detroit Red Wings scored three times in the third period, including two goals by J...Upvote Share Tweet
Worst NHL penalty of the season? Oh yeah. Definitely.thehockeynews.com 21 hours agoEach NHL season has its share of botched calls from referees. We know going in that, as mere mortals, they’re bound to make errors trying to make sense of a lightning-fast game. However, some blown calls are so egregious, they stand out for years afterw…Upvote Share TweetGordie Howe's family says the hockey legend is showing some signs of improvement after suffering a significant stroke last weekend. The family issued a statement today through the Detroit Red Wings. The statement says that Howe's conditi...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 29 (yesterday)DETROIT – Red Wings legend Gordie Howe remained in guarded condition Wednesday afternoon after he suffered a major stroke sometime Sunday morning while living with his daughter in northwestern Texas. Howe, the all-time franchise leader in goals...Upvote Share Tweet
Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey historythehockeynews.com Oct 29 (yesterday)When you play over 1200 games in the NHL spanning over nearly 20 seasons, win two Stanley Cups, and make a living scoring goals, you’re bound to pick up a few souvenirs along the way. Thanks to one of the most iconic goal-scorers in hockey history, now …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)LONDON -- Each week, we’ll take a look at who or what might be rising or falling with the Detroit Lions. RISING: WR Golden Tate: Tate is second in the NFL among receivers in receptions (55) and third in yards (800) at the halfway point of the season and…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Caldwell says fortunate delay of game penalty is “my fault”profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)Lions coach Jim Caldwell has heard the criticism of his clock management. And he agrees with it — but only to an extent. Caldwell acknowledged that the Lions’ delay of game penalty before their game-winning field goal attempt on Sunday was his own fault…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants sign Mike Harris off Lions practice squadprofootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)The Giants have been dealing with injury issues at cornerback for several weeks, a situation which seems to have caused them to add another option at the position. Tim Twentyman of the Lions website report that the Giants have added cornerback Mike Harr…Upvote Share TweetDetroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who has missed three games while recovering from a high right ankle sprain, said Tuesday that he "definitely expects to play" against Miami after the team's bye week.Upvote Share TweetThe Lions aren’t sure at the moment when or if defensive tackle Nick Fairley will return from a knee injury. But they trust that when he does, he won’t be overweight. Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he’s been impressed by Fairley’s ability to keep himself…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned center Stephen Weiss to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins for conditioning. Weiss was limited to 26 games for the Red Wings in 2013-14 and did not play after Dec. 10 following hernia surgery. The 31-...Upvote Share Tweet
NFL “maybe” will stage another early Sunday morning gameprofootballtalk.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)For the first time ever, the NFL played a game on Sunday morning in the Eastern time zone, with a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff between the Lions and Falcons. Of course, the game started several hours later in London, the site of the contest. So with the NFL com…Upvote Share Tweet
Morning Roar: Matthew Stafford's new Pepsi spotESPN.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford peered through a slot in a hidden door on a Tuesday in September, protected at a local Meijer by a large, large display of Pepsi cans. He was in full jersey, trying to catch unsuspecti…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings Pull Away From CapitalsOct 29Detroit scored three goals in the third period to beat Washington 4-2.
Sport Science: Most Dangerous CelebrationsOct 29"Sport Science" examines the NFL's most famous sack dances and touchdown celebrations to find the most dangerous of them all.
Lions Uncertain Whether DT Fairley Will ReturnOct 29Will Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley return from a knee injury this season? Louis Riddick discusses how the uncertainty will affect the Lions' defense.
Manimal Leads Nuggets To VictoryOct 29Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds in Denver's 89-79 win over the Pistons.
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Sources: Cavs, Varejao close to 3-year dealOct 30The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing agreement on a contract extension with long-serving big man Anderson Varejao, according to league sources.
Week 9: Two Great Rivalries RenewedOct 30The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season openerOct 30Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.