Detroit Red wings

The Detroit Red Wings page of Puck Planet! Here you will find all team information and news that you might be looking for!

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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.


#Player NameAgeHeightWeightShootsBirth place
72Andreas Athanasiou226'2"192LeftLondon, Ontario
41Luke Glendening285'11"199RightGrand Rapids, Michigan
43Darren Helm306'0"196LeftWinnipeg, Manitoba
71Dylan Larkin206'1"190LeftWaterford, Michigan
51Frans Nielsen336'1"188LeftHerning, Denmark
14Gustav Nyquist275'11"183LeftHalmstad, Sweden
# Not Currently KnownMichael Rasmussen186'6"221LeftVancouver, British Columbia
15Riley Sheahan256'3"222LeftSt. Catharines, Ontario
8Justin Abdelkader306'2"218LeftMuskegon, Michigan
59Tyler Bertuzzi226'0"198LeftSudbury, Ontario
# Not Currently KnownTurner Elson246'0"195LeftSt. Albert, Alberta
22Matt Lorito275'9"170RightOakville, Ontario
20Drew Miller336'2"180LeftDover, New Jersey
37Evgeny Svechnikov206'2"205LeftNeftegorsk, Russia
21Tomas Tatar265'11"185LeftIlava, Czechoslovakia
40Henrik Zetterberg366'0"197LeftNjurunda, Sweden
# Not Currently KnownMartin Frk236'1"194RightPelhrimov, Czech Republic
39Anthony Mantha226'5"214LeftLongueuil, Quebec
46Ben Street305'11"200RightCoquitlam, British Columbia


#Player Name AgeHeightWeightShootsBirth place
# Not KnownTrevor Daley335'11"195LeftToronto, Ontario
65Danny DeKeyser276'3"191LeftMacomb Township, Michigan
52Jonathan Ericsson336'4"220LeftStockholm, Sweden
25Mike Green316'1"207RightCalgary, Alberta
3Nick Jensen266'0"196RightSt. Paul, Minnesota
55Niklas Kronwall366'0"194LeftStockholm, Sweden
23Brian Lashoff266'3"221LeftAlbany, New York
# Not KnownGustav Lindstrom186'2"187RightOstervala, Sweden
# Not KnownDylan McIlrath256'5"236RightWinnipeg, Manitoba
61Xavier Ouellet236'1"200LeftBayonne, France
77Dan Renouf236'3"209LeftPickering, Ontario
18Robbie Russo246'0"189RightWestmount, Illinois
28Vili Saarijarvi205'9"161RightRovaniemi, Finland
48Ryan Sproul246'4"206RightMississauga, Ontario
# Not KnownLuke Witkowski276'2"217RightHolland, Michigan


#Player NameAgeHeightWeightShootsBirth place
31Jared Coreau256'6"220LeftPerth, Ontario
35Jimmy Howard336'1"218LeftOgdensburg, New York
38Tom McCollum276'2"226LeftAmherst, New York
34Petr Mrazek256'2"183LeftOstrava, Czechoslovakia

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Athanasiou Reportedly Considering KHL Offer

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