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Bryce Harper gets his 1st hit of spring training

Bryce Harper got his first hit of spring training. Harper lined a 97-mph fastball to center in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game against Detroit his first spring training hit with the Philadelphia Phillies after a 0-for-9 start. Harper jokingly gestured toward the dugout that he wanted to keep the ball. It was Harper’s 16th […]
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Red Wings sign Howard to 1-year extension

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have signed goalie Jimmy Howard to a $4 million, one-year contract extension. The deal keeps Howard in the fold for next season. The 34-year-old Howard has played for the Red Wings his whole NHL career. He’s third on the franchise’s career list in wins (240) and fourth in […]
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Attorney slams Engler for attending game amid Nassar probe

DETROIT (AP) — John Engler’s front-row interest in Michigan State University basketball has led to a war of words over the former school president’s availability to speak to investigators about the Larry Nassar scandal . Things have become so nasty that Engler’s attorney has advised him not to cooperate if state Assistant Attorney General Christina […]
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Video- Notes On A Non-Game Day

from Dana Wakiji of the Wings website, Center Jacob de la Rose, who left Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the Rangers after the second period with an accelerated heart rate, is back in Detroit. "He'll undergo some more testing tomorrow," Blashill said. "I don't really have any further update except he's doing fine, he's doing good. We've got him lined up to see a specialist and then potentially another specialist to make sure. We want to be extra cautious and make su...
Tags: Sport, Wings, Rangers, Detroit, Montreal Canadiens, Rose, Blashill, Jimmy Howard, Jacob de la Rose, Dana Wakiji, De la Rose, Ottawa After the Wings

NHL News & Notes: Filppula, Girardi & More

In today’s News & Notes, Valtteri Filppula will be out four weeks after suffering an injury against the Boston Bruins, Dan Girardi is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury and the Detroit Red Wings are reportedly closing in on a one-year extension with goaltender Jimmy Howard. Related: NHL News & Notes: Khovanov, Stars Sign Prospects & More Filppula Out 4 Weeks The New York Islanders will be without Filppula for the next four weeks as the veteran center was injured during a 5-0 sh...
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Detroit’s Practice In St. Louis

Dana Wakiji tweets, Sulak practicing with team after being recalled under emergency conditions. in practice: Helm-Larkin-Mantha Bertuzzi-Athanasiou-Glendening Vanek-Nielsen-Hirose Ehn-Rasmussen-Kuffner DeKeyser-Hronek Kronwall-Bowey Sulak-Lashoff Ericsson-Witkowski added 3:13pm, Wakiji, PP units: Athanasiou-Larkin-Mantha-Vanek (net front)-Kronwall: Hirose-Nielsen/Bertuzzi-Kuffner-Rasmussen (net front)-Hronek
Tags: Sport, St Louis, Detroit, Kronwall, Dana Wakiji, Sulak, Wakiji PP, Athanasiou Larkin Mantha Vanek, Hirose Nielsen Bertuzzi Kuffner Rasmussen

Jimmy Howard Signing Is Official

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today signed goaltender Jimmy Howard to a one-year contract extension. Howard, 34, is one of the most accomplished goaltenders in Red Wings history, ranking among franchise leaders with 509 games played (3rd among goalies), 240 wins (3rd) and 24 shutouts (4th), alongside a career 240-171-68 record, 2.54 goals-against average and 0.914 save percentage. In 2018-19, Howard became the 71st goaltender in NHL history to reach 500 games during Detroit’s 3-2 win over ...
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Libor Sulak Recalled On An Emergency Basis From Grand Rapids

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today recalled defenseman Libor Sulak from the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins under emergency conditions.  Sulak, 25, made the Red Wings out of training camp and was one of five players to make his NHL debut on Oct. 4 versus Columbus. He would go on to skate in six games for Detroit, logging six penalty minutes and averaging 19:23 time on ice. Since joining the Griffins, Sulak has recorded 12 points (4-8-12), 32 penalty minutes and 80 shots...
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Pistons send Thomas, Mykhailiuk to G League

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have assigned Khyri Thomas and Svi Mykhailiuk to Grand Rapids, the team’s G League affiliate. Mykhailiuk was acquired from the Lakers on Feb. 6 in the deal that sent Reggie Bullock to Los Angeles. He has played in three games with the Pistons and appeared in 39 for the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Detroit, Detroit Pistons, Pistons, The Lakers, Reggie Bullock, Svi Mykhailiuk, G League, Khyri Thomas, Mykhailiuk, Thomas Mykhailiuk

NHL Rumors: Yakupov, Howard, Brazeau, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, are teams interested in Russian forward Nail Yakupov? Also, which teams are looking at CHL free agent Justin Brazeau? Finally, how close are the Detroit Red Wings and Jimmy Howard to announcing a new extension? Teams Interested in Nail Yakupov? Patrick C of Chunklets Hockey said on Twitter: (through google translate of an post) that the Arizona Coyotes and potentially two other teams in the Western Conference might have interest in signing form...
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Jimmy Howard On Staying With The Wings

from Dan Rosen of, The goalie, who turns 35 on March 26, said he hasn't signed yet because his agent and the Red Wings are working out some language in the contract. Howard, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 1, said he wasn't sure when the contract would be official, but he's ready to sign it. "It means a lot," Howard said. "This is the only organization I know. I love playing for the Wings. My family loves living in Detroit. It's very speci...
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NHL Short Notes

TUESDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Boston 5, NY ISLANDERS 0 Detroit 3, NY RANGERS 2 Montreal 3, PHILADELPHIA 1 CAROLINA 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO) Washington 4, NEW JERSEY 1 ST. LOUIS 7, Edmonton 2 NASHVILLE 3, Toronto 0 Colorado 3, MINNESOTA 1 DALLAS 4, Florida 2 CALGARY 4, Columbus 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Red Wings Top Rangers – Athanasiou Scores Twice

NEW YORK — Andreas Athanasiou scored twice as the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen also scored and Taro Hirose recorded an assist during his NHL debut for Detroit, which won its second straight but has already been eliminated from playoff contention. Jimmy Howard stopped 41 shots and improved to 10-3-3 in 16 career appearances against the Rangers. Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings, December 20, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Rya...
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Jacob de la Rose Experienced An Accelerated Heartbeat Tonight

de la Rose had a heart issue while with the Canadiens last year, missed 6 games in October, 2018.   Detroit F Jacob de la Rose left the game at MSG tonight early because of an accelerated heartbeat. He was taken to a local hospital, where he'll spend the night. He is expected to return to Detroit tomorrow to see a specialist. A member of Detroit's medical staff is with him. — Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) March 20, 2019
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Detroit Lions sign LA Rams RB Malcolm Brown to offer sheet

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown has signed an offer sheet from the Detroit Lions. The Rams confirmed the move by their restricted free agent on Tuesday. Los Angeles has five days to match the Lions’ offer, or to let Brown leave for Detroit. The Rams won’t get any […]
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Athanasiou scores twice, Red Wings top Rangers 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored twice as the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen also scored and Taro Hirose recorded an assist during his NHL debut for Detroit, which won its second straight but has already been eliminated from playoff contention. Jimmy Howard stopped 41 […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Detroit, New York Rangers, Red Wings, Jimmy Howard, Frans Nielsen, Andreas Athanasiou, Athanasiou, Taro Hirose

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo sitting out for Lakers at Bucks tonight

MILWAUKEE — For Tuesday night’s tilt between the Bucks and the Lakers, there will be low stakes and no stars. The Lakers (31-39) announced at morning shootaround that LeBron James would be shelved with a sore left groin – the same one that kept the 34-year-old All-Star out for 17 straight games earlier in the season. Minutes later, the Bucks (52-18) acknowledged Giannis Antetokounmpo, one of the NBA’s leading MVP candidates, would also sit out the game with a sprained ankle at Fiserv Forum. That...
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The Grind Line: New Red Wings Free Agent Fire Power

What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings. Rachel Anderson and Tony Wolak are the muckers who makeup THW’s forechecking unit and sound off on Red Wings topics. The Detroit Red Wings have been capitalizing on the college hockey season coming to an end. Like other teams, they’ve been shopping college free agents, beginning with Ryan ...
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Red Wings’ Defense Needs Islanders’ Treatment

There’s not much left in the 2018-19 season for the Detroit Red Wings. But as the organization prepares for the 2019-20 campaign, they could learn a thing or two from the team they just beat: the New York Islanders. After allowing the more goals during the 2017-18 season than any team over the past 10 seasons, new head coach Barry Trotz refined his team’s defensive approach. It’s already paying off – they’ve allowed the fewest goals so far this season. The Red Wings would greatly benefit from t...
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Kings’ Jeff Carter ‘proud’ to reach 700-point plateau

LOS ANGELES — Milestones are among the few things the Kings have been able to celebrate this season. To name a few, Anze Kopitar scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 5 against Edmonton; Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his 400th assist on Oct. 7 against Detroit; Dustin Brown played in his 1,100th NHL regular-season game on March 2 against Chicago and is now at 1,106 (before Monday) – just five away from tying Dave Taylor for No. 1 on the Kings’ all-time list. Another was reached Saturday when Jeff Carter...
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Sexton scores 27, leads Cavaliers past Pistons 126-119

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 27 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with just under two minutes to play, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Detroit Pistons 126-119 on Monday night. Both teams were missing star players. Blake Griffin (rest) sat out for Detroit, while Kevin Love was out with a sore back for Cleveland […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland, Detroit, Detroit Pistons, Pistons, Kevin Love, Cavaliers, Blake Griffin, Sexton, Collin Sexton

Off Day Notes

from Arthur J. Regner of the Wings website, As the Red Wings play out their final 10 games of the season they are steadfast on closing out the campaign by establishing a solid winning foundation for next year. "We had a meeting this morning about things we weren't good enough in in the Islanders game. We got to keep getting better as individuals and keep getting better as a team. We want to be better than where we're at today," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said after Monday&#...
Tags: Sport, Wings, Maine, NHL, Detroit, Islanders, Jeff Blashill, Michigan State, Red Wings, Arthur J Regner, Taro Hirose, Ryan Kuffner Princeton, Chase Pearson the Wings

Pistons resting Griffin vs. Cavs for playoff push

Blake Griffin will sit out Detroit's game Monday as the Pistons look to get their star some rest ahead of their playoff push.
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Islanders Survive Wild – Nelson Scores OT Winner

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat Minnesota 3-2 Sunday to move into a tie atop the Metropolitan Division. Anders Lee scored for the fourth straight game and Jordan Eberle added a goal for New York, which has won five of seven. Thomas Greiss made 32 saves. The Islanders are tied with Washington with 91 points with 10 games remaining, but currently hold the tiebreaker with a greater scoring differential. In the extra session, Nelson converted ...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Washington, Boston, Sport, Arizona, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Nelson, New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild, Lee, Islanders, Ryan Suter, Suter

Pistons beat Raptors 101-107 to complete season sweep.

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 25 points, Andre Drummond had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 101-107 on Sunday to complete a season sweep. Reggie Jackson added 20 points to help the Pistons win for the 14th time in their last 18 games. Kawhi Leonard had 33 […]
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LeBron James has last shot blocked as Lakers are swept by lowly Knicks

New York Knicks’ DeAndre Jordan, left, dunks the ball over Los Angeles Lakers’ JaVale McGee during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) New York Knicks’ Kevin Knox, top, scores during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (23) dunks during the first h...
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NHL Rumors: Canucks, Lightning, Maple Leafs, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Vancouver Canucks, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Steve Yzerman, the Toronto organization and their coaches and Pete DeBoer and the Sharks. Loui Eriksson Gone After July 1? We reported the other day that after being a healthy scratch from the Canucks lineup, the team might look at options to move Loui Eriksson. The issue for Eriksson is his salary and lack of production. Iain MacIntyre wrote on Twitter that the Vancouver Canucks owe the forwa...
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NHL Short Notes

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps St. Louis 5, PITTSBURGH 1 DETROIT 2, NY Islanders 1 Florida 4, LOS ANGELES 3 BOSTON 2, Columbus 1 (OT) Chicago 2, MONTREAL 0 OTTAWA 6, Toronto 2 TAMPA BAY 6, Washington 3 CAROLINA 4, Buffalo 2 WINNIPEG 2, Calgary 1 MINNESOTA 5, NY Rangers 2 Edmonton 3, ARIZONA 2 (OT) Nashville 4, SAN JOSE 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Whicker: Young Kings are the rulers of 12-year-old hockey

EL SEGUNDO — The 12-year-old Junior Kings came to the Tournoi International Hockey de Pee Wee de Quebec last month. The best part was leaving with the trophy. The worst part was leaving. “The whole city opens up to these kids,” said Brett Beebe, the head coach, as he sat on a bench overlooking the ice at Toyota Sports Center. “They roll out the red carpet. The parents don’t have to go. The families play host to two or three kids from each team. The kids learn a little French, they get immersed i...
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Lions agree to terms with CB Marcus Cooper on 1-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms on a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Cooper. The Lions made the move Saturday, adding depth at the position bolstered by the addition of cornerback Justin Coleman in free agency earlier in the week. Cooper closed last season with the Lions, playing in four games after […]
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