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A weekly podcast put together by Brad Krysko, Ryan Hana, & Evan Lobsinger - three Red Wings and hockey fanatics. All things Red Wings, NHL, and hockey in general will be discussed, debated, and joked about. Now the official podcast of The Wings Nation.

Winged Wheel Podcast


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    EMERGENCY POD: YZERMAN HIRES DEREK LALONDE - July 1st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 32:19

    EMERGENCY PODCAST TIME - THE DETROIT RED WINGS HAVE A NEW HEAD COACH! Steve Yzerman has hired Derek Lalonde, (now former) Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach under Jon Cooper. Tune in as the Winged Wheel Podcast is joined by Prashanth Iyer (and his small special guest) to discuss what Lalonde's hire means for Detroit's future & how his "player's coach" personality will mesh with the likes of Dylan Larkin, Moritz Seider, Lucas Raymond, & the rest of the Red Wings. Plus, hear all about his history of success from the ECHL to Stanley Cups with Tampa, his work with analytics, how he fosters relationships with players, who he might hire as an assistant (Jeff Halpern? David Carle?), and all there is to discuss in this emergency episode of the podcast. Forgive the audio quality, Yzerman caught us on a holiday weekend - like clockwork! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Lalonde Rumors and Surprise Draft Rankings - June 29th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 79:04

    The 2022 NHL Draft is looming, and so is Steve Yzerman's decision on who will be the next head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Tune in as we discuss Derek Lalonde of the Tampa Bay Lightning being seen & rumored as a likely candidate to coach in Hockeytown, what Yzerman might be looking for, & who else is in the mix (5:05). We also discuss Sebastien Cossa's run at the Memorial Cup & what his path forward looks like (11:00). Additionally, a look back at Frank Nazar, center prospect out of the USNTDP: does he fit the bill for who Detroit is looking for? How does he stack up against Savoie, Kasper, Geekie, or non-centers like Lekkerimaki (14:45)? Also, Bob McKenzie's final NHL Draft rankings with Salfkovsky ousting Wright & a lot of other surprising rankings - and what it all means for the Red Wings (36:54)! To wrap up, Colorado (& Darren Helm) wins the Stanley Cup (50:53), a new round of Hockey Hall of Fame inductees (without Zetterberg) (1:00:35), and the Kevin Fiala trade (1:04:56). Lots of big news - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Trotz Out and Detroit Draft Dilemmas - June 26th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 76:26

    Tune into this episode as the Winged Wheel Podcast starts by reliving the Detroit - Colorado rivalry through the ESPN E:60: Unrivaled documentary, commemorating the best rivalry in sports history: McCarty's punch on Claude Lemieux as revenge for the hit on Draper, Konstantinov's dominance & tragic story, & so much more (6:47). Also, Barry Trotz is off the board for Steve Yzerman's head coaching search - what does this mean for the Red Wings? Could Lalonde, Halpern, Groulx, or Warsofsky be the answer in Hockeytown (11:02)? As the NHL Draft approaches, one of the most popular names at 8th overall may be Matthew Savoie. Can the undersized but skilled forward be a potential pick for Detroit? Does he project as a center? How does he compare to Gauthier and Nazar (23:21)? Also, NHL news, including a spirited debate on Pierre-Luc Dubois (44:12), as well as a Stanley Cup Final report (55:03), & so much more before Overtime! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  Max's Article: https://theathletic.com/3378940/2022/06/23/red-wings-coaching-search/ If I Were Steve Yzerman Pt. 3: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-3

    MORITZ SEIDER, CALDER WINNER (ROOKIE OF THE YEAR) - June 22nd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 71:18

    MORITZ SEIDER IS THE CALDER TROPHY WINNER! Tune in as we discuss the first Detroit Red Wings player to be named NHL Rookie of the Year since 1965, as we break down Seider's phenomenal rookie season, the awards ceremony, Yzerman, Ilitch, & Larkin attending, impact on his next contract, his best moments, the messages from teammates (including a Fedorov cameo), Lucas Raymond & Alex Nedeljkovic's votes, & so much more (5:20)! We also discuss some other Red Wings news involving Edvinsson, Wallinder, Raymond, & others (20:12) before getting into a revisit of Marco Kasper's 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile - is he a viable option at 8th overall? How does he stuck up against Nazar, Savoie, Gauthier, & others (22:47)? Also, the rest of the NHL Awards, including Matthews winning the Hart over McDavid & Shesterkin, Makar over Josi for the Norris, & more (39:39), before an update on the NHL coaching carousel (49:34), & a Stanley Cup Finals update (55:16) with a final look at betting odds (56:18). Enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Lambert's Risk and Petry Trade Debate - June 19th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 80:52

    After an eventful personal weekend for the Winged Wheel Podcast hosts, tune in as we start by covering some Detroit Red Wings news, including Sebastian Cossa's AHL eligibility, Kirill Tyutyayev's new contract with Grand Rapids, Mickey Redmond's recent Michigan Sports Hall of Fame induction, & more (3:05)! After a bit of a story from Ryan, we discuss & debate the news of Detroit being interested in Jeff Petry, whether he'd be a fit for Detroit, worth it for Yzerman to trade for, & how that deal might work (5:35)! Finally, we revisit Brad Lambert's 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile, & whether he's worth consideration by the Red Wings over likes of Savoie, Nazar, Kasper, & others (27:21). Also, updates on the Stanley Cup Playoffs (42:14), some more NHL news (48:25), betting odds (59:28), & more before Overtime (1:05:20)- enjoy! Tony Ferrari's 1-50 Draft Rankings: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/2022-nhl-draft-ranking-the-ferrari-cut-the-top-50 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Cossa's Future and Kakko Trade Rumors - June 15th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 69:10

    The Red Wings' future stars are raking in the accolades! Tune in as we open with a recap of Sebastian Cossa's WHL Championship on the back of his 5 shutouts, a look forward to the Memorial Cup, & whether he's due to join the Grand Rapids Griffins or return to the Edmonton Oil Kings next season (4:55). We also cover a new goalie signed in Jussi Olkinuora (14:54), Elmer Söderblom's recent award (following the footsteps of Moritz Seider), some news about Tyler Bertuzzi that could affect his future (19:49), & coaching updates on Steve Yzerman's search, Cassidy, Trotz, & Tortorella (23:41). We also dive into Pavel Mintyukov's 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile, & whether the dynamic left-shot defenseman could be a target for Detroit at 8th overall (31:18). Finally, we take a look at the Kappo Kakko situation in New York, & what it would take to get him or if it would even be worth having him in Hockeytown (43:17). All of that & more - enjoy! Tony Ferrari's 50-100 Draft Rankings: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/2022-nhl-draft-ranking-the-ferrari-cut-players-50-100-with-honorable-mentions Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Soderblom, Nemec, and Stanley Cup Final Predictions - June 12th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 69:58

    Elmer Söderblom is coming to Michigan, the 2022 NHL Draft is fast approaching, & the Stanley Cup Final is set! Tune in as we break it all down, starting with updates on Detroit's head coaching search - Barry Trotz & Bruce Cassidy being linked to the Red Wings, as well as Steve Yzerman interviewing David Quinn, & possibly waiting for the likes of Derek Lalonde & Benoit Groulx. (4:18) Also, Elmer Söderblom's ELC, & what he can do for the Grand Rapids Griffins or Detroit Red Wings next season! (16:01) For this episodes NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Simon Nemec, a complete, two-way defenseman who does it all, & whether he'd even be available for Detroit at 8. (26:59) Finally, we discuss Tampa Bay's series win over New York (36:46), and take a look at some betting odds & predictions on the Lightning/Avalanche Stanley Cup Final. (47:19) Tune in for all of that & more - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 3" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-3 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Cutter Gauthier - 8th Pick? and Bruce Cassidy Fired - June 8th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 73:55

    A full roster once again but recording remotely, tune in as the Winged Wheel Podcast notes some recent (and well-deserved) recognition for Ken Daniels, Mickey Redmond, & Bally Sports Detroit! (5:53)! We also tackle what's happening in Boston and whether Bruce Cassidy could be a potential head coaching candidate for Steve Yzerman & the Detroit Red Wings. (6:55) We also revisit a notable center prospect: Cutter Gauthier. Is he a viable option to play center in Hockeytown, will he be available at 8th overall, & how does he stack up to the likes of Matthew Savoie & Frank Nazar? (25:43) Also, another tough offseason in Edmonton - what will Ken Holland do with Connor McDavid & Co.? Is Jesse Puljujarvi an available asset for Yzerman to acquire? (39:28) Tune in for all of that, news of Jeff Blashill being on Florida's radar (52:26), & more - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 3" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-3 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Trocheck, Lekkerimaki, and Coach Candidates - June 5th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 79:01

    The coaching search continues, and we're all anxiously awaiting Steve Yzerman's decisions...tune in as we cover where Detroit may be at in finding the newest head coach of the Red Wings, timelines, & what the rest of the NHL can tell us about the search in Hockeytown (4:10). We also take a look at a potential free agent target: Vincent Trocheck. What would he cost, would he make sense for the rebuild right now, & would he or Yzerman even be interested? (16:55) Finally, Jonathan Lekkerimäki's NHL Draft Prospect Profile is here - tune in as we break down the high-scoring winger's game and whether his dangerous shot might be a pick for Detroit at 8th overall. (29:29) Also, a look at the Stanley Cup Playoffs (38:33), NHL awards news (53:11), & some hockey betting odds (56:09) - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 3" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-3 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    2022 NHL Mock Draft ft. Max Bultman - June 1st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 95:24

    It's about that time...get ready for our first Mock Draft of the season! Tune into this episode as we first open with some Detroit Red Wings news, including Yzerman's decision to not sign 3 prospects (including Otto Kivenmáki & Alex Cotton), as well as an impending ELC for Elmer Söderblom (6:39), before speculating about whether Dylan Strome might be a fit in Hockeytown (15:00). We're also joined by Max Bultman of The Athletic Detroit for our first 2022 NHL Entry Mock Draft - tune in to find out who we select 1st overall, our picks at 8th for the Red Wings, & more! (21:52) Finally, we have a spirited discussion on the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the controversial Cale Makar offside (or non-offside) review. (1:05:06) All of that & more - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 2" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-2 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Larkin's Contract and Kasper's Case - May 29th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 85:14

    With the playoffs rolling on, Hockeytown has its own interesting storylines developing! Tune in as we discuss the report that Barry Trotz has met with Steve Yzerman & the Red Wings, and whether he'd come to Detroit (4:00), as well as the strange comment from Dylan Larkin's former agency after switching to Pat Brisson & CAA, before discussing Larkin's upcoming contract negotiation and what that deal might look like (11:53). Also, a Stanley Cup Playoffs update, including a healthy debate on whether the Calgary non-goal was a kick (27:56), all before getting into Marco Kaspers NHL Draft Prospect Profile (55:39). All of that & more - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 2" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-2 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Red Wings Season in Review (Part 3) - May 25th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 93:41

    Our final instalment in the 2021/2022 Detroit Red Wings season recap series is here! Tune in as we start by covering Moritz Seider's phenomenal rookie season, Filip Hronek's seeming decline, Marc "The Rockstar" Staal, & the rest of Hockeytown's defensive group. (5:55) Also, the goaltending tandem of Alex Nedeljkovic & Thomas Greiss! (48:34) We also discuss some Red Wings news, including Yzerman's recent signings of Hirose and Kampfer, Tuomisto and Larsson's recent moves, & Simon Edvinsson winning the EP Award! (56:14) Finally, we go through what has been a WILD Stanley Cup Playoffs, just how next-level Connor McDavid and Andrei Vasilevskiy have been, the controversy in the St. Louis/Colorado series with Kadri, & so much more. (1:05:33) Enjoy the show! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 2" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-2 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Red Wings Season in Review (Part 2) - May 22nd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 80:19

    The playoffs continue, and so does our offseason post-mortem on the 2021/2022 Detroit Red Wings season! Tune in as we first cover Detroit's reported interest in Barry Trotz, with Steve Yerman said to be interviewing the free agent for Hockeytown's vacant head coaching position (6:50). We also continue in our season-in-review, looking back at the rest of Detroit's forwards, including Michael Rasmussen, Robby Fabbri, Joe Veleno, and more! (15:32) Of course, our Stanley Cup Playoff update (43:50), a look at some betting odds (1:00:42), and lots more - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 1" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-1 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Friedge's Thoughts ft. Elliotte Friedman - May 18th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 88:55

    For the first time ever, the Winged Wheel Podcast welcomes Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, 32 Thoughts, Hockey Night in Canada, & the overall world of hockey insiders onto the podcast! Tune in as Friedge gives his thoughts, stories, and opinions on everything from working with Steve Yzerman to the Detroit Red Wings rebuild, what it's like to be a hockey insider, working with Jeff Marek, insights into NHL legends, and so much more! (4:21) We also discuss the brewing rumors of Toronto looking to trade for a player like Tyler Bertuzzi: whether Yzerman would make Bert available to a division rival, what Dubas would have to give up, if Nylander, Knies, etc. would be in play, and lots more! (49:04) Also, the Pontus Andreasson signing made official (1:00:41), as well as more news in the coaching world, with Barry Trotz, Lane Lambert, Derek Lalonde, & other key players making headlines. (1:02:40) Finally, we give an update on the Stanley Cup Playoffs (and make some new predictions) (1:11:15) before jumping into Overtime - enjoy! Prashanth's "If I Were Steve Yzerman - Part 1" article: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/if-i-were-steve-yzerman-2022-edition-part-1 Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Scouting with Scouching and Game 7s Galore - May 15th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 91:12

    Multiple Game 7s in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, 2022 NHL Draft content - it's a great time for hockey fans. Tune in as we start the podcast with some Detroit Red Wings news, as Moritz Seider thrives at the IIHF World Championship for Germany & we discuss the Calder Trophy voting process (4:55). We're also joined by Will Scouch of Scouching to talk 2022 NHL Draft prospects, who Steve Yzerman might take at 8th overall, & his thoughts on prospects like Matthew Savoie, Brad Lambert, & more (9:05)! Finally, we cover the mayhem in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including another 1st round Leafs exit, McDavid's monster performance, & more (51:20) before taking a look at some playoff betting odds (1:14:30) before Overtime! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Draft Lottery, Trotz, and Seider for Calder - May 11th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 77:22

    Another NHL Draft Lottery, and another luckless Detroit Red Wings team watching a repeat winner. Tune in as we discuss the results from the draw, resulting in Steve Yzerman holding the 8th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, including possible picks in that range like Frank Nazar, Matthew Savoie, Brad Lambert, & many more (6:15). We also take a look at the Calder Trophy finalists, including Detroit's own Moritz Seider, whether Lucas Raymond should've made the last, & Mo's chances to win over Zegras & Bunting (26:36). Additionally, the news of Barry Trotz being fired, & whether he'd possibly come to Hockeytown (or whether Lane Lambert is still in play), if he'd be a good fit, & if Yzerman would even want him (34:50). Finally, we review a wild Stanley Cup Playoffs (51:28) before jumping into Overtime - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Red Wings Season in Review (Part 1) - May 8th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 94:58

    It's time to look back at the 2021/2022 Detroit Red Wings season. Tune in for the first part of our post-mortem on the most recent Hockeytown campaign, starting out with a look at the forwards, including Dylan Larkin, Tyler Bertuzzi, Lucas Raymond, Jakub Vrana, Filip Zadina, & more - including what Steve Yzerman might do with some of them in the offseason (5:11). We also take a look at the whacky NHL playofffs to date (as they unfold on-air) (1:01:36), and go through Conor Geekie's NHL Draft Prospect Profile (1:13:18). All of that, some disdain for the coming NHL Draft Lottery (tune in live on YouTube!), & more! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Yzerman's Yzerplans and Playoff Updates - May 6th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 76:07

    As the Detroit Red Wings enter their offseason and the fallout from Jeff Blashill's tenure ending continues, tune in as we discuss Steve Yzerman's press conference & his "Yzerplan" for Hockeytown. We discuss his thoughts on moving on from Blashill, his notes on the rebuild timeline, how prospects like Edvinsson, Soderblom, Berggren, & others are doing, free agency, possible trades, the NHL Draft Lottery, & more (6:20). We also cover some updates on Dylan Larkin, Robby Fabbri, Lucas Raymond, & other Red Wings anecdotes (24:09). Of course, we take a look at how the Stanley Cup Playoffs have started, with our thoughts on each series & a heated debate about the goaltender interference review (33:17). Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    BLASHILL OUT - May 1st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 117:41

    After 7 seasons, Jeff Blashill is no longer the head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Tune in as we dissect the announcement that Steve Yzerman would not be renewing the contracts of Blashill, assistant coach Doug Houda, or goaltending coach Jeff Salajko -  we discuss what went wrong, who could replace Blashill in Hockeytown, & more (4:55). We also talk with Prashanth Iyer and Max Bultman (The Athletic) about the coaching change, go through some likely candidates to step in, & what's next for Yzerman, the #Yzerplan, players like Larkin, Bertuzzi, Seider, & others, & more (39:58)! Finally, we take a look at some news about the SHL transfer agreement & Detroit's Draft Lottery standings (1:16:00) before giving you our 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs predictions (1:25:41). We also take a look at some playoff betting odds (1:38:40) before heading into Overtime - enjoy this monster episode! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Frank Nazar and End of Season Overview - Apr. 27th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 81:15

    One game left for the Detroit Red Wings! Tune in as we discuss their matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs, including a great effort from Alex Nedeljkovic, Moritz Seider, & Lucas Raymond, as well as Matthews' 60th (4:50). Also, more Red Wings news (including thoughts on Magnus Hellberg & others), an outlook on their final game, their Draft Lottery chances, & more (12:33)! We also discuss the NHL playoff race and the Vegas Golden Knights choking away their chances (28:40) before getting into the much anticipated Frank Nazar NHL Draft Prospect Profile (39:00). Finally, NHL news & storylines, including a passionate discussion on the Hart trophy (49:45) - all of that & more, enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Edvinsson's ELC and Detroit's Future - Apr. 24th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 65:48

    The future is getting closer for Detroit, as Edvinsson & the rest of Yzerman's prospect pool are fast approaching. Tune in as we recap the 3 Detroit Red Wings games, including some questionable referee review, Nedeljkovic's shutout, Seider's close call, Vrana's endless scoring, & more (7:02). We also discuss Simon Edvinsson signing his ELC in Hockeytown, what this means for him next year, & how he changes the lineup. (28:23) Also, Elmer Soderblom's impending deal, and Jonatan Berggren's record-setting year for the Grand Rapids Griffins (33:30). We also take a look at the NHL playoff race & the Vegas/Lehner mess (38:27) before getting into Cutter Gauthier's NHL Draft Prospect Profile (44:15), & more!   Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Vrana's Scoring, Larkin's Injury, and Rutger McGroarty - Apr. 20th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 62:37

    As the season winds down for the Detroit Red Wings, the news doesn't slow with it. Tune in as we discuss Dylan Larkin being shut down for the rest of the season after successful core surgery, as well as commentary on just how good he was this year (5:10). Also, Hockeytown's surprising win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, led by Jakub Vrana's remarkable goal scoring touch - just what kind of pace is he on, & how is he helping Filip Zadina's game (11:25)? Additionally, William Wallinder's recent accolades in Sweden (25:25), as well as a look at Detroit's Draft Lottery situation (27:34). We also cover Rutger McGroarty of the USNTDP's Draft Prospect Profile (30:51) before checking in on the NHL playoff race & playoff formats (38:30), in addition to more news from the world of hockey and beyond (47:48). Enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Vrana's Scoring, Larkin's Injury, and Rutger McGroarty - Apr. 20th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 62:50

    As the season winds down for the Detroit Red Wings, the news doesn't slow with it. Tune in as we discuss Dylan Larkin being shut down for the rest of the season after successful core surgery, as well as commentary on just how good he was this year (5:10). Also, Hockeytown's surprising win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, led by Jakub Vrana's remarkable goal scoring touch - just what kind of pace is he on, & how is he helping Filip Zadina's game (11:25)? Additionally, William Wallinder's recent accolades in Sweden (25:25), as well as a look at Detroit's Draft Lottery situation (27:48). We also cover Rutger McGroarty of the USNTDP's Draft Prospect Profile (31:04) before checking in on the NHL playoff race & playoff formats (38:44), in addition to more news from the world of hockey and beyond (48:02). Enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Ned's Revenge, Red Wings Pain, and Logan Cooley - Apr. 17th

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 82:34

    The end of the Detroit Red Wings season isn't coming quickly or mercifully. Tune in as we recap a tough weekend for Yzerman's squad, with the only redeeming moments being an Alex Nedeljkovic shutout & flashes of great play from Moritz Seider & others (7:45). We also take a look at Detroit's Draft Lottery situation (33:50), before recapping the NHL playoff race (38:20). Also, Logan Cooley's 2022 Draft Prospect Profile, & why he deserves to go 2nd overall (41:45), before covering more hockey news, including Malkin's suspension & Hartman's accidental fundraising (48:10), the PWHPA's new league (54:30), & our FanDuel hockey odds segment (1:02:04). Enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Draft Lottery and Playoff Pictures - Apr. 13th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 73:45

    With the end of the season fast approaching, it's time to take stock. Tune in as we cover the Detroit Red Wings & their recent loss, including a strong game from Moritz Seider (5:48). We also discuss Detroit's difficult remaining games, Draft Lottery & standings outlook, & rest of season expectation (12:35), before taking a look at newly signed goalie Magnus Hellberg & his strange contract (21:00). Also, Ben Meyers lands in Colorado (30:00), the NHL playoff picture & best possible matchups (Toronto vs. Boston, anyone?) (34:03), & Danila Yurov's Draft Prospect Profile (50:12). All that and more - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    WWP Night 2 - Ken & Mickey Return - Apr. 10th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 73:48

    After another successful WWP Night at the LCA, the Winged Wheel Podcast (barely recovered) gets together for another remote episode as Evan is on the mend. Tune in as we discuss Winged Wheel Podcast Night at the LCA, in partnership with the Detroit Red Wings & in support of the Jamie Daniels Foundation, ft. Ken Daniels & Mickey Redmond (5:06). We also discuss Detroit's OT loss to Columbus, including Jakub Vrana's insane goal scoring abilities, Seider's incredible hockey IQ, Zadina's improved play, terrible officiating, Tyler Bertuzzi going off, & more (13:08)! Also, the Denver Pioneers winning the NCAA D1 Championship, including Carter Mazur, Shai Buium, & Antti Tuomisto (36:50), a Hart Trophy discussion & whether Auston Matthews is now the clear favourite over Connor McDavid, & more NHL news (47:45)! Tune in, enjoy, & we look forward to be back in the studio next episode! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Rasmussen...Reborn? - Apr. 7th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 72:27

    In an unexpectedly remote episode (get better soon, Evan), tune in as we tackle all of the excitement surrounding the Detroit Red Wings AND the Winged Wheel Podcast. First, final updates for Winged Wheel Podcast Night @ the LCA, ft. Ken Daniels & Mickey Redmond (4:10)! We then cover Detroit's back-to-back wins over Boston and Winnipeg, including incredible play from Jakub Vrana, Alex Nedeljkovic, Filip Zadina, and...Michael Rasmussen (7:50). We discuss whether this version of Michael Rasmussen is here to stay, & how he fits into the future of the Red Wings (24:55). Also, updates on Jeff Blashill's contract & Steve Yzerman's secrecy (37:54), Jake Walman's impact & Detroit signing Swedish forward Pontus Andreasson (42:20), & a discussion on Keith Yandle's broken streak (49:30). Tune in, enjoy, and see you at WWP Night in Detroit! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Coaching Options and "Skilling It Up" - Apr. 3rd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 82:36

    The last stretch of the season is getting to be more & more rough, which leaves the question: what happens to Jeff Blashill in the offseason? Tune in as we recap the Detroit Red Wings & their losses to Ottawa, including Lucas Raymond retaking the rookie points lead, Moritz Seider doing his usual thing, & some otherwise uninspired (as Dylan Larkin called it) play (5:25). We also discuss Blashill's coaching contract & what Steve Yzerman's options are this offseason (19:00). Today's NHL Draft Prospect Profile is Kevin Korchinski, LHD out of Seattle (39:55). Finally, we cover the Zegras/Beagle/Terry "skilling it up" incident (47:22). All that & more - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Seider, Vrana, and Detroit's Future ft. Dimitri Filipovic - Mar. 31st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 82:53

    Big decisions are coming for Steve Yzerman & the Red Wings, and we're here to go through the endless possibilities! Tune into this episode for a recap of Detroit's OT loss to New York, including stellar play from Moritz Seider, Jakub Vrana, Lucas Raymond (50 points!), a good effort from Alex Nedeljkovic, & (of course) some not-so-great play in Hockeytown (4:38). We also discuss Frank Seravalli's report that Jeff Blashill allegedly has friction with some younger players in the locker room (13:03). We're also join by Dimitri Filipovic to discuss more about Vrana, Seider, Yzerman's rebuild path, Blashill, & more (19:45)! Finally, we discuss Detroit targeting NCAA free agent Ben Meyers (50:10), before covering news from across the NHL (58:05) - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Detroit's Losing Problem and Prospect Talk ft. Tony Ferrari - Mar. 27th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 94:57

    After another devastating Detroit Red Wings loss, 11-2 to Pittsburgh, we break down what has gone wrong in Hockeytown, & what has to happen moving forward. Does Steve Yzerman move on from Jeff Blashill as head coach? What needs to be done for Mroitz Seider & Lucas Raymond's development? Is the rebuild continuing, or does Detroit pivot to capitalize on Dylan Larkin, Tyler Bertuzzi, & Jakub Vrana's best years? (7:40) We're also joined by Tony Ferrari of The Hockey News and Sports Illustrated to discuss 2022 NHL Draft prospects & who might be available for the Red Wings (39:40)! We also take a look at betting odds across the NHL (1:14:20) & so much more - enjoy!  Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Walman, Sundqvist, and Yzerplan Outlook ft. Max Bultman - Mar. 24th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 99:58

    As the dust settles after the Trade Deadline, tune in as we cover the aftermath and break down how things have shaken out for the Detroit Red Wings - starting with Hockeytown's win over Philadelphia, starring solid play from Jake Walman, Oskar Sundqvist, Lucas Raymond, Dylan Larkin, Tyler Bertuzzi, & Moritz Seider bullying grown men (6:50). We're also joined by Max Bultman of The Athletic Detroit to discuss how the trades have shaken out for Detroit & what Steve Yzerman's next moves may be (29:56). Also, the Dadonov voided trade mess (57:25), & our scouting report from the CHL Top Prospects Game (1:11:25) - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Trade Deadline Recap - Yzerman, Detroit, and the NHL - Mar. 21st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 98:54

    The NHL Trade Deadline has passed, and the Yzerplan continues. Tune in as we discuss all of the trades Yzerman & the Detroit Red Wings made, including Troy Stecher to L.A. (6:40), Nick Leddy to St. Louis for a 2nd, Sundqvist, and Walman (12:40), and Vlad Namestnikov to the Stars (25:55). We also discuss Tyler Bertuzzi & Filip Hronek trade discussion & rumors, overall trade deadline grades, the Yzerplan & Yzerman's presser thoughts (including extending Larkin & Bertuzzi, Blashill's future, etc.), how Sundqvist & Walman can fit in, & more (32:00)! Also, the rest of the NHL's trades, offseason plans, & so much more - enjoy (56:31)! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Red Wings Trade Deadline Preview - Mar. 17th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 109:04

    We are officially in NHL Trade Deadline season - hold on tight! What will Steve Yzerman do with the Detroit Red Wings "open for business"? Tune in as we start with a recap of the wild game against the Oilers (7:30) before diving into trade rumors & speculation about the Red Wings, starting with the biggest name: Tyler Bertuzzi (13:40). We also cover the other most likely players to be moved, including Nick Leddy, Vlad Namestnikov, Troy Stecher, & others (36:15), before getting into the potential of other players not named Moritz Seider, Lucas Raymond, or Dylan Larkin...maybe even Filip Hronek, after that Chiarot trade (56:05)? Also, trades from around the NHL, your trade proposals for the Red Wings (1:23:40), & lots more - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Vrana Returns and the Raymond/Dumba Scrum - Mar. 13th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 83:57

    The Detroit Red Wings had a barn-burner of a game against the Wild, including an almost goalie fight & Matt Dumba taking some cheap shots at Lucas Raymond. Tune in as we discuss that game, Jakub Vrana's return to scoring goals at will, & how Moritz Seider, Alex Nedeljkovic, & the rest of the Red Wings fared (6:15). Also, their loss against Calgary, without Robby Fabbri & Tyler Bertuzzi (31:50), before discussing Thomas Greiss being available on the trade market (41:47). We also cover David Jiricek's Draft Prospect Profile (45:10) before getting into some NHL news with Jack Eichel (54:00), and revisiting some NHL betting odds (1:04:17) before Overtime! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Disaster in Detroit and The Blashill Question - Mar. 9th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 75:19

    After a devastating 9-2 loss to the Coyotes, it's time to ask the tough questions about the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill, and the team's direction. Tune in as we break down the breakdown in Hockeytown, including atrocious goaltending, terrible defense, a small shining moment when Jakub Vrana scored, some horrifying stats, and the rest of the awful game that Steve Yzerman angrily watched (6:30). Also, Danny DeKeyser being waived on his birthday to make room for Jakub Vrana, and more on Olli Juolevi (38:51). Finally, the big question: is Jeff Blashill's job as head coach in jeopardy? Should it be? We discuss what we think Yzerman will do, and what we would do (48:05). We hope you enjoy what is sure to be a divisive conversation! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Detroit Claims Juolevi - Roster Moves Incoming - Mar. 6th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 70:07

    Yzerman has decided that the Detroit Red Wings need some help at LD and claimed Olli Juolevi from waiver! Tune in as we discuss what the former 5th overall pick can do for Detroit, what's happened in his career so far, & more (22:50)! We also discuss the unfortunately difficult Florida road trip (4:55), as well as the necessary roster moves Yzerman has to make after the Juolevi claim (32:50). Finally, we talk about Jakub Vrána nearing return (43:15) before Joakim Kemell's NHL Draft Prospect Profile (48:15) - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: http://bit.ly/3oT1azK

    Raymond's Winner, Yzerman's Trade Bait, and Russian Sanctions - Mar. 2nd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 80:00

    Lucas Raymond (assisted by Moritz Seider) to win in dramatic fashion - again. Tune in as we discuss the Detroit Red Wings' win over Carolina, including sneaky good plays by Seider, Raymond rewarded, Larkin's point streak, Zadina, Veleno, & Rasmussen gelling, and more (5:10). We also discuss some bittersweet stats about Hockeytown's power play (27:30), before discussing Yzerman's potential Trade Deadline pieces, including what might happen with Filip Zadina, Nick Leddy, & Vlad Namestnikov (36:50). Finally, we cover the rulings on Russia from the IIHF, NHL, CHL, how this affects current & future NHLers, as well as the rest of the sporting world (& beyond) (48:05). Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/wwp-night-the-lca-part-2-april-9th-tickets-now-available

    Swedish Red Wings Report ft. Max Bultman - Feb. 27th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 92:46

    Tune in as we begin with one of the most insane games ever, as the Detroit Red Wings fell 10-7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs...from bad goaltending to Lucas Raymond & Moritz Seider points, Larkin's streak & Blashill's coaching, we break it all down (4:45). We're also joined by Max Bultman of The Athletic Detroit as he discusses Simon Edvinsson, Theodor Niederbach, Elmer Söderblom, & more from Detroit's Swedish system, headed up by Lidstrom, Kronwall, et al., as well as the USNTDP (28:40). Also, a quick look at the Hart Trophy lines & other betting odds (1:11:20)! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/wwp-night-the-lca-part-2-april-9th-tickets-now-available

    Seider: Norris Votes? and Lambert Prospect Profile - Feb. 24th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 69:02

    We open this podcast with a brief moment to acknowledge current global events. Afterwards, we discuss the Detroit Red Wings & their recent loss to the Avalanche, including an unbelievable play by Moritz Seider, Larkin's continued streak, as well as Detroit's outlook for the rest of the season (9:04). We also discuss the possibility of Moritz Seider receiving a Norris Trophy vote for best defenseman in the NHL...could it happen (28:50)? Also, Brad Lambert's Draft Prospect Profile (41:10), as well as how the situation in Ukraine has impacts in the hockey world (50:35).  Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/wwp-night-the-lca-part-2-april-9th-tickets-now-available

    Rikard Grönborg Interview: Coaching Philosophies - Feb. 20th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 89:25

    We're excited to welcome esteemed ZSC Lions & (former) Swedish national team Head Coach Rikard Grönborg back onto the show! Tune in as we discuss his career across Europe, coaching philosophies, his potential NHL future (potential link to Lidstrom, Yzerman, & the Red Wings), and lots more (25:30)! We also discuss the Detroit Red Wings' win in New York, including Dylan Larkin's hot stream, Moritz Seider's big hits, Greiss' performance, and more (7:25). Finally, trades across the NHL (1:01:30), & Olympic hockey updates (1:09:58)! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/wwp-night-the-lca-part-2-april-9th-tickets-now-available

    WWP Night: Part 2 ft. Ken Daniels - Feb. 16th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 78:17

    Back by popular demand: Winged Wheel Podcast Night at the LCA! Tune in as we discuss our event in partnership with the Detroit Red Wings (3:00), before discussing Detroit's recent game, including Moritz Seider passing Trevor Zegras in points, Lucas Raymond leading all rookies, Larkin's tear, Blashill's strategies, & more (7:15)! Also, an interview with Ken Daniels to talk WWP Night, Yzerman's Trade Deadline strategy, the Red Wings' season, and plenty more (24:25), all before jumping into Juraj Slafkovsky's NHL Draft Prospect Profile (46:00) and some news from the hockey world! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.  WWP Night at the LCA Tickets: https://www.wingedwheelpodcast.com/post/wwp-night-the-lca-part-2-april-9th-tickets-now-available

    Seider's Winner, Zadina's Rip, and Vrana Anticipation - Feb. 13th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 75:02

    7 years of the Winged Wheel Podcast! Thank you all so much for your love & support over the years - we can't have made it this far without you. Here's to the next 7 being bigger and better! Tune into this episode for a recap of the Detroit Red Wings' second win over PHI, including Zadina's satisfying rip, Seider's game winning goal, the Bertuzzi - Suter - Fabbri "Guelph" line, Larkin's dominance, & more (8:05)! Also, what to make of some fans' hope for the playoffs (27:00), a discussion on what happens to the lineup when Jakub Vrana returns (40:35), & what to make of a Jeff Petry - Detroit rumor (52:20). All that and more - enjoy!  Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Sensational Seider and NHL Mayhem - Feb. 10th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 78:29

    Moritz Seider: unstoppable force AND immovable object. Tune in as we discuss the first Detroit Red Wings regulation win in Philadelphia in 25 years, including a phenomenal performance by Calder-favorite Moritz Seider, a surging Lucas Raymond, Filip Zadina's solid top line performance, the Guelph Connection of Bertuzzi, Fabbri, and Suter, and more (6:10)! We also cover some "tinfoil hat" Yzerman Trade Deadline theories (32:55) before discussing the mayhem in the rest of the NHL, including: Arizona's arena disgrace (41:55), Montreal cleaning house (48:40), and Holland's moves in Edmonton (52:45). All that and more - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Detroit's Outlook and Savoie Prospect Profile - Feb. 6th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 70:06

    The All-Star break is over, & it's time to look ahead to the rest of Detroit's season. Tune in as we discuss Shawn Horcoff being named Assistant GM under Yzerman (6:50), what to expect for the Red Wings in the 2nd half, including predictions, trade deadline discussion, & more (17:50). We also discuss Larkin, Zegras & more at the NHL All-Star game (28:50) before jumping into Matt Savoie's Draft Prospect Profile (40:40), & ending with more discussion on the bizarre situation in Arizona (50:05). Tune in for all that & more! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Shane Wright Prospect Profile and Wirtz's Outburst - Feb. 3rd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 73:09

    We've reached that time: NHL Draft Prospect Profiles. Tune in as we start off the this year's premier prospect: Shane Wright (29:05). Before that: Detroit Red Wings game recaps, including notes on Nedeljkovic, Lindstrom, Zadina, Larkin, Gemel Smith, & more (4:45). We also have a foolish All-Star argument (18:35), discuss Pat Verbeek exiting as Yzerman's AGM (24:00), and of course: Rocky Wirtz's brutal outburst in Chicago (44:20). All of that and lots more - enjoy! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Seider vs. Everybody - Jan. 30th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 84:28

    Moritz Seider is a machine & he's ready to take on every star player in the NHL. Tune in as we discuss the Detroit Red Wings and their interesting weekend vs. Pittsburgh & Toronto, including Calder-level play from Seider, redemption for Zadina, Larkin & Bertuzzi's continued production, Namestnikov's love for Hockeytown, Lucas Raymond, & so much more (4:20). We also discuss Detroit's 3rd period collapse against the Leafs & Blashill's defensive systems, as well as Mo Seider taking on Crosby & Matthews (34:05). Also, NHL news, including Evander Kane, the Arizona Coyotes arena debacle, & lots more (52:45)! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more. 

    Red Wings Roundtable ft. Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer - Jan. 27th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 107:43

    Tune in as we start by covering Detroit's chaotic loss against Chicago, including great offense from Dylan Larkin, Moritz Seider, Lucas Raymond, Tyler Bertuzzi, & others, as well as defensive failures & what went wrong for Blashill's Red Wings (5:50). We also cover Friedman's speculation about Filip Zadina being moved in the future (18:10). In part 2 of our Detroit Red Wings Midseason Review, we welcome Max Bultman of the Athletic Detroit & Prashanth Iyer back onto the show for another Red Wings Roundtable! Tune in as we discuss Detroit's season to date, the Calder candidates, Bertuzzi's dominance, Nedeljkovic's impact, outlook, & more (23:55)! Also: some news from across the NHL (1:25:40) before heading into Overtime! Head over to wingedwheelpodcast.com to find all the ways to listen, how to support the show, and so much more.