Home sweet home: NHL execs flock back to familiar franchises

Hockey 05/24/19, 16:05

Martin Brodeur has been back with the New Jersey Devils for eight months and only walked by his statue once. It's harder to avoid his banner hanging from the arena rafters.Brodeur returning to the place he spent the majority of his career sparked a recent run of executives going home ...

Hockey luminaries attend Red Kelly’s funeral in Toronto

Hockey 05/10/19, 15:54

Family, friends and many of hockey's most luminous names bid farewell to Red Kelly at the NHL great's funeral Friday.The eight-time Stanley Cup champion played 20 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. He died at 91 on May 2, exactly 52 years after the Maple Leafs ...

Red Wings hire Verbeek as NHL teams shuffle front offices

Hockey 05/06/19, 14:20

The Detroit Red Wings have hired Pat Verbeek as assistant general manager to work with Steve Yzerman.Verbeek joins Yzerman, the longtime Red Wings captain who was recently named GM, after working for him with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Yzerman stepped down as Lightning GM before the season.The departure of Verbeek ...

Sources: Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman general manager

Sports 04/19/19, 08:59

The Captain is coming home.Hockey Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. Ken Holland will become the team's senior vice president after being its general manager for two-plus decades, according ...

Red Wings retire Kelly’s jersey, beat Maple Leafs 3-2 in OT

Hockey 02/01/19, 23:00

Danny DeKeyser scored 2:40 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night.The Red Wings retired Red Kelly's No. 4 during a pregame ceremony, making his jersey the eighth to go up in the rafters along with all-time greats such ...

USA Hockey’s Jack Hughes expected No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Hockey 12/05/18, 02:20

Jack Hughes draws a crowd.Detroit general manager Ken Holland and former Red Wing star Steve Yzerman chatted during the first intermission of one of Hughes' recent games. Scouts from the NHL were scattered throughout USA Hockey Arena that night, taking notes for teams paying them to evaluate the world's best ...

Red Wings rebuilding while recalling franchise’s famed past

Hockey 11/07/18, 06:18

A Detroit Red Wings home game looks and sounds a little like a memorial these days.The lights are dimmed as images of the franchise's glorious past flash digitally onto the ice before the puck drops, reminding the relative few fans in the stands how good things used to be. And, ...

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