Detroit Red wings

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Team Name: Detroit Red Wings
Inaugural Season: 1926
Current Head Coach: Jeff Blashill
Current General Manager: Ken Holland
Current Team Owner: Chris Ilitch
Current Team Captain: Henrik Zetterberg
Where do they play: Little Caesars Arena
Arena Capacity: 20,000 for hockey, 21,000 for basketball
Stanley Cups Won:
 11 Cups in 1936, 1937, 1943, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1997, 1998. 2002, 2008
Retired Numbers: #12 Sid Abel, #10 Alex Delvecchio. #9 Gordie Howe, #5 Nicklas Lidstrom, #7 Ted Lindsay, #1 Terry Sawchuk, #19 Steve Yzerman

This is the new 2017 Adidas Jerseys for the Detroit Red Wings for the 2017-2018 season. Image rights to Adidas and the NHL

Current Team Roster

Here will be a listing of all the players currently on the active team roster. Note – Will add hyperlinks to player names once we get the player pages built as well.

Forwards

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
72 Andreas Athanasiou 22 6’2″ 192 Left London, Ontario
41 Luke Glendening 28 5’11” 199 Right Grand Rapids, Michigan
43 Darren Helm 30 6’0″ 196 Left Winnipeg, Manitoba
71 Dylan Larkin 20 6’1″ 190 Left Waterford, Michigan
51 Frans Nielsen 33 6’1″ 188 Left Herning, Denmark
14 Gustav Nyquist 27 5’11” 183 Left Halmstad, Sweden
# Not Currently Known Michael Rasmussen 18 6’6″ 221 Left Vancouver, British Columbia
15 Riley Sheahan 25 6’3″ 222 Left St. Catharines, Ontario
8 Justin Abdelkader 30 6’2″ 218 Left Muskegon, Michigan
59 Tyler Bertuzzi 22 6’0″ 198 Left Sudbury, Ontario
# Not Currently Known Turner Elson 24 6’0″ 195 Left St. Albert, Alberta
22 Matt Lorito 27 5’9″ 170 Right Oakville, Ontario
20 Drew Miller 33 6’2″ 180 Left Dover, New Jersey
37 Evgeny Svechnikov 20 6’2″ 205 Left Neftegorsk, Russia
21 Tomas Tatar 26 5’11” 185 Left Ilava, Czechoslovakia
40 Henrik Zetterberg 36 6’0″ 197 Left Njurunda, Sweden
# Not Currently Known Martin Frk 23 6’1″ 194 Right Pelhrimov, Czech Republic
39 Anthony Mantha 22 6’5″ 214 Left Longueuil, Quebec
46 Ben Street 30 5’11” 200 Right Coquitlam, British Columbia

Defencemen

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
# Not Known Trevor Daley 33 5’11” 195 Left Toronto, Ontario
65 Danny DeKeyser 27 6’3″ 191 Left Macomb Township, Michigan
52 Jonathan Ericsson 33 6’4″ 220 Left Stockholm, Sweden
25 Mike Green 31 6’1″ 207 Right Calgary, Alberta
3 Nick Jensen 26 6’0″ 196 Right St. Paul, Minnesota
55 Niklas Kronwall 36 6’0″ 194 Left Stockholm, Sweden
23 Brian Lashoff 26 6’3″ 221 Left Albany, New York
# Not Known Gustav Lindstrom 18 6’2″ 187 Right Ostervala, Sweden
# Not Known Dylan McIlrath 25 6’5″ 236 Right Winnipeg, Manitoba
61 Xavier Ouellet 23 6’1″ 200 Left Bayonne, France
77 Dan Renouf 23 6’3″ 209 Left Pickering, Ontario
18 Robbie Russo 24 6’0″ 189 Right Westmount, Illinois
28 Vili Saarijarvi 20 5’9″ 161 Right Rovaniemi, Finland
48 Ryan Sproul 24 6’4″ 206 Right Mississauga, Ontario
# Not Known Luke Witkowski 27 6’2″ 217 Right Holland, Michigan

Goalies

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
31 Jared Coreau 25 6’6″ 220 Left Perth, Ontario
35 Jimmy Howard 33 6’1″ 218 Left Ogdensburg, New York
38 Tom McCollum 27 6’2″ 226 Left Amherst, New York
34 Petr Mrazek 25 6’2″ 183 Left Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Puck Planet Posts

Red Wings Weekly Review 1: Solid Start

The Detroit Red Wings have started this season in a fashion that has taken many by surprise, myself included. There’s still an awful long way to go, of course, but…

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Athanasiou Reportedly Considering KHL Offer

Detroit Red Wings forward, Andreas Athanasiou, has received a “considerable offer” from the KHL, according to his agent Darren Ferris. Athanasiou, 23, is currently a Restricted Free Agent and with…

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Red Wings, Tatar Agree Four-Year Deal

The Detroit Red Wings and Tomas Tatar have agreed terms on a new contract. The Slovakian winger, 26, has signed a four-year deal worth $5.3 million AAV, ensuring that he…

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Team News

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