Athana-see-you-never-again?

Good afternoon hockey fans! In case you were out last night, you missed some breaking news regarding AA. TSN’s Bob McKenzie tweeted out that Andreas Athanasiou was flying overseas to start skating with the Swiss team, HC Lugano. Apparently Athanasiou plans on assessing his options once he arrives in Switzerland.  AA is still an RFA,…

Game preview: Minnesota at Detroit 

After completing the preseason with a 3-4-1 record, the start of the regular NHL season for Detroit is only hours away. Doors at Little Caesars Arena will open as the new, impressive arena prepares for their first sporting event. The Minnesota Wild kick of their season as visitors, following an early postseason exit from St.…

2017-18 Red Wings Preview: Goaltenders

Detroit is set to open up it’s preseason tonight in an Original Six match up against the Boston Bruins. Both teams are looking to bounce back from poor showings last season, as neither made the 2017 playoffs. A question that has been swirling among Detroit throughout the summer and into the fall has been the…

Winged Octopus at the Hockeytown 5K

In case you didn’t hear, the Hockeytown 5K took place last weekend with thousands of participants showing up to run, walk, and explore downtown Detroit along with Little Caesars Arena. Among the many fans present included two of our very own Winged Octopus writers: Tess and Michael (yours truly)! We wanted to share our experiences…

Miller headed for Chicago 

After 8 seasons with Detroit, Drew Miller is moving on with a new chapter in his career.  The 33 year old, a Michigan State alum, is leaving his hometown team in hopes of making it in Chicago. He received a professional tryout from the Blackhawks and will join them in their training camp.  In his…