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20 years later: Red Wings vs. Avalanche fight night is still the best
'Claude’s lucky he never got up, because it would have been a lot worse,' Darren McCarty says now of Lemieux.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Stanley Cup Red Wings – Avalanche brawl Stanley Cup champions Kris Draper Claude Lemieux
Rangers to retire Jean Ratelle’s number next season
Thirty-two years after being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, Jean Ratelle's number will finally hang from the Garden ceiling.
64 points by Daily News | New York Rangers NHL All-Star Team Boston Bruins New York Rangers players 1971–72 NHL season Jean Ratelle Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup champions
Former Detroit Red Wings among first to say good-bye to Mike Ilitch
'As hard as it is to lose your husband or your father or your grandfather, they see how many people he’s touched.'        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings Detroit Tigers Stanley Cup champions Comerica Park Mike Ilitch Detroit Red Wings players Downtown Detroit Michigan
Red Wings players, coach share memories of owner Mike Ilitch
Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader recalled phone calls from Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch.        
7 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League Michigan State University Stanley Cup 2007–08 NHL season Grand Rapids Griffins Henrik Zetterberg Stanley Cup champions
Krupa: Ilitch restored winged-wheel's luster
Late Red Wings owner lauded around NHL as one the game's most devoted and caring.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Red Wings Mike Ilitch Stanley Cup champions Marian Ilitch National Hockey League Steve Yzerman Wayne Gretzky My Big Brother
How 'legendary' owner Mike Ilitch made Detroit 'Hockeytown'
            Mike and Marian Ilitch long were fans and supporters of the Detroit Red Wings. They advertised with the team, had season tickets, and relished attending games.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup National Hockey League Montreal Canadiens Pittsburgh Penguins 2005–06 NHL season Steve Yzerman Stanley Cup champions
Sidney Crosby in full flight as entry to 1,000-point club looms
PITTSBURGH — Five years ago, Sidney Crosby spent a winter working out in solitude wondering when the pain in his neck would ease and the intermittent fog in his head would lift. The lingering effects of a concussion in the 2011 Winter Classic left the Pittsburgh Penguins captain's once bright future uncertain at best.For the first time in his life, the preternatural vision that helped make Crosby a star couldn't see the next move.Reaching a thousand points? Heck, Crosby would have settled for the chance to score just once more.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League Mario Lemieux Ice hockey Sidney Crosby Stanley Cup champions 2005–06 NHL season Anaheim Ducks
Crosby in full flight as entry to 1,000-point club looms
Five years ago, Sidney Crosby wondered if the lingering effects from a concussion would ever fade         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League Mario Lemieux Ice hockey Sidney Crosby Stanley Cup champions 2005–06 NHL season Anaheim Ducks
Islanders’ winning run hits speed bump in hard-fought loss
DETROIT — Danny DeKeyser scored with 27.9 remaining in regulation, lifting the Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Islanders on Friday night. DeKeyser’s shot from the left side of the left circle caromed off two Islanders defensemen, Nick Leddy and Thomas Hickey, and into the net. Detroit had a one-goal lead for 20...
-2 points by New York Post | 2009 NHL Entry Draft National Hockey League John Tavares New York Islanders Detroit Red Wings draft picks Stanley Cup champions Henrik Zetterberg Ice hockey
Blackhawks continue to shuffle Jonathan Toews' line
Another game and another line combination for Jonathan Toews. Out of the All-Star break, coach Joel Quenneville had Toews paired with Nick Schmaltz and Marian Hossa, but for Thursday night’s game against the Coyotes, Hossa moved to the third line with Marcus Kruger and Dennis Rasmussen while Richard...
9 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup champions Ken Hitchcock Chicago Blackhawks players American film actors 1973 births National Hockey League first round draft picks Manager
Red Wings' late stumble, third straight loss 'extremely frustrating'
Beagle's goal late in the third the difference; Howard stops 27 shots.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Washington Capitals Detroit Red Wings 2007–08 NHL season Grand Rapids Griffins National Hockey League Henrik Zetterberg 2005 NHL Entry Draft Stanley Cup champions
Red Wings stumble late in Washington, lose third straight, 1-0
Beagle's goal late in the third the difference; Howard stops 27 shots.        
25 points by Detroit Free Press | Washington Capitals 2007–08 NHL season Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League Grand Rapids Griffins 2005 NHL Entry Draft 2008–09 NHL season Stanley Cup champions