Category: Detroit Red Wings

All five Midwest NHL teams will look different in 2022-23

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  In the years this website has been run the five Midwest-based NHL teams have gone through big changes.  The Blackhawks have gone from a rebuilding team to three Stanley Cups and now back to a rebuilding team. The Columbus Blue Jackets had never won a playoff series when

Wild, Monsters get early start on 2019-20 AHL season

By Jim den Hollander editor When announcing the schedule for the upcoming season at, the sidebar is generally, the subtractions, additions or moves in the team standings. For the American Hockey League this summer is a rarity with no changes at all. The 31 teams will not only all be returning for the

Traverse City tournament gives Midwest NHL teams an early look at top prospects

Once again, all five Midwest-based NHL teams will be sending a squad to the Annual Traverse City Prospects Tournament, officially known as the 2018 Matthew Wuest Memorial Cup. The event kicks off on Friday Sept. 7 and wraps up with crossover playoff games on Sept. 10. Along with the Chicago Blackhawks; Columbus Blue Jackets; Detroit

Unusual Draft positions for Midwest NHL teams.

At least a couple of the five Midwest-based National Hockey League teams sees them in unusual, but enviable positions for Friday night’s NHL Entry Draft. It’s not all that long ago all five teams moved into the post season festivities, but there has been a bit of a skid since then – likely hitting rock

Early golf dates for all five Midwest-based NHL clubs

By Jim den Hollander Editor Another not so great season for Midwest-based NHL teams officially wrapped up with the elimination of both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild in the opening round of the 2018 NHL playoffs. In 2014, all five NHL teams qualified for the post season. It was just the second