Detroit Red Wings Morning Links: Playoffs and Scoreboards

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 08: Danny DeKeyser
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 08: Danny DeKeyser /

It’s the beginning of another week of the offseason and season previews are already starting to surface. Also, Little Caesars Arena is in the homestretch of its construction.


The first link is from as they look at the Detroit Red Wings playoff chances for the upcoming season as well as a roster prediction. Additionally, they take a look at what the Wings are still missing in their quest to return to the playoffs.

Vili Saarijarvi talks with the Detroit Free Press about his upcoming season with the Grand Rapids Griffins. The 2015 third-round pick has shown a lot of potential in the Ontario Hockey League and is one of the most exciting Red Wings prospects.

Dylan Larkin’s cousin Adam Larkin goes in depth about his goals for playing professional hockey. The 22-year-old has one season remaining at Yale.

We take a look at the Red Wings need for winning close games in the 2017-18 season. Can they reverse their fortunes this season?

Relive all the overtime game-winning goals from the 2016-17 season here.

New Scoreboard

Little Caesars Arena posted a picture on Twitter of the scoreboard that will be at the new arena. It’s a pretty awesome scoreboard, which will be one of the great things about LCA.

Walleye Re-Sign Players Over Weekend

The Red Wings ECHL affiliate, the Toledo Walleye, re-signed two players over the weekend. Charlie O’Connor and Parker Reno will both return for this season.

Around the League

Longtime defenseman Brian Campbell will be retiring after 17 seasons in the National Hockey League. The 38-year-old won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2010 season. (

The Nashville Predators unveiled their special logos commemorating their 20th season in the league.

Next: Anthony Mantha Top 5 Goals 2016-17 Season

Update on Tatar

No news of a deal being reached yet. Stay tuned for more news on the contract negotiations.