Griffins sign Kevin Tansey

The Griffins agreed to a 1-year deal with defenseman Kevin Tansey. During the 2016-2017, he split time with the Chicago Wolves and the ECHL Missouri Mavericks. In 19 games with the Wolves, Tansey collected three points (1-2-3). He also appeared in two playoff games for Chicago.  Tansey was a 2017 ECHL All Star. For the…

Griffins re-sign Mike Borkowski

On Monday, the Grand Rapids Griffins inked center Mike Borkowski to a 1-year deal. Borkowski appeared in 51 games last season for the Calder Cup Champions. During his first full professional season, he tallied 5 points (3-2-5) and had a +1 rating. He played in one post season game for the Griffins. Borkowski also played…

2017-2018 Season; Make it or Break it?

The 2017-2018 hockey season is creeping up on us, praise Jesus! You can tell NHL news has been at a stand still as of late because there have been numerous articles published more so as click bait to whip Hockeytown fans into a frenzie. This isn’t going to be one of those articles, I promise.…

Someone Has To Be Optimistic

With the 2017-18 season quickly approaching, what is a Red Wing fan to think about this up coming season?  Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, or living in the back woods somewhere, you know that every major media outlet has already written off our Red Wings.  So what is there to be optimistic about…

Then vs. Now: A Look Back at the 2008 Red Wings

The Red Wings have been through a lot over the last 10 years and more specifically, this past year having lost beloved owner Mike Ilitch, Joe Louis Arena, the playoff streak, and most recently the title to the last team to win back-to-back Stanley Cups. The Wings are now closing in on a decade since…

Life Lessons Hockey Taught Me

I’ve said it many times before and I’ll probably say it a million times after today; hockey is the best sport, period. I cannot pinpoint what my favorite part of the sport is. Is it the jerseys? The speed of the game? That feeling of a city coming together when you’re at an arena with…