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Training Camp Ticket Sale Update

A final in person ticket sale for the 2011 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp will be held on July 9th from 10 am – 2 pm. Tickets will be available for the two newly added practice dates – September 21 and 22. All seats for the September 19th practice session are available, while September 17th and 18th are sold out.

A fax ticket sale will begin at noon on July 11, 2011. For complete details on this year’s came, please visit the LWL Training Camp page here.

Centre I.C.E. Arena to Host 2011 Red Wings Prospect Development Camp

The Detroit Red Wings will heading to Traverse City, MI earlier than expected when they host their annual prospect development camp beginning on July 7 and running through the 14th. Admission to the daily workouts will be free the first day but will cost $5  there after or fans can purchase a $25 pass good for the duration of the camp and can be purchased at the door. Below is the complete Schedule for the event:

July 7th

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm on-ice workouts

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm … Continue Reading

June 24th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

I appeared on the Vic McCarty show on June 24, 2011. We discussed the NHL awards (and yes I did say Lady Byng when I meant Selke – doh!), the Red Wings upcoming draft, Jaromir Jagr, and Justin Abdelkader. To listen to the show click here.

2011 Blogger NHL Mock Draft

I was asked to participate in a mock draft conducted by www.thedetroitsportssite.com. The draft included bloggers from across the internet. To see my selection click here. To see the latest selections in the draft click here. Tune in tonight at 7 pm to see who what the Red Wings do with the 24th overall selection.

Oldie Not Always a Goodie: Wings Should Look Beyond Jagr

Jaromir Jagr is making headlines again. This time he wants to return to the NHL and has said the Red Wings would be an ideal team to play for. The former NHL MVP has spent the last three seasons playing for Omsk of the KHL. The 39 year-old forward has been productive in Russia tallying 66 goals and 146 points the last three years.

The Wings have had a lot of success in the past signing veteran players who have been able to contribute like Igor Larionov and Dallas Drake. On … Continue Reading

June 10th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

I appeared on the Vic McCarty show on June 10, 2011. We discussed the Stanley Cup finals, the Red Wings off season agenda, the year end prospect rankings and other prospect related news and notes. To listen to the show click here.

Kitchener Connection: DeBoer a Frontrunner to Become Detroit Assistant Coach

According to multiple sources, Peter DeBoer is a leading candidate to land one of the two assistant coaching positions available with the Red Wings. Detroit is now expecting to have two assistant coaching vacancies once the Ottawa Senators announce Paul MacLean as their next head coach.

Despite his difficulties the last three seasons with the Florida Panthers (103 wins / 107 losses), there is no denying DeBoer’s coaching ability. Before getting a chance at the NHL level, he spent twelve years coaching in the Ontario Hockey League split between the Plymouth … Continue Reading

May 27th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

I appeared on the Vic McCarty show on May 27, 2011. We discussed the NHL playoffs, the potential replacements for Assistant Coach Brad McCrimmon and a few prospects related notes. To listen to the show click here.