Detroit Red Wings Odds

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As an Original Six franchise in a hockey-obsessed city, the story of the NHL simply can’t be told without lots of time devoted to the Detroit Red Wings. The team won its first Stanley Cup in 1936 and has racked up 11 titles.

A number of legendary players have adorned the red and white through the years, including two of the best in NHL history: Gordie Howe and Steve Yzerman. Dylan Larkin is among those leading the way on the current roster as the club looks to recapture the magic of its glory days.

If you’re looking to bet on the Wings, we’ll show you the best legal sportsbooks in Michigan for Red Wings odds including best current odds for tonight’s game and odds on the Wings to win the Stanley Cup.

Tonight’s Red Wings odds – Moneyline, puck line, over/under

What are the odds look for the next Red Wings game? Check the live odds feed below for the best current Red Wings puck lines, moneylines and totals at Michigan online sportsbooks. Click on any odds to go directly to the online sportsbook, claim your bonus and lock in your Red Wings bet.

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How to bet on Wings player props and futures odds

You’ll undoubtedly be looking to bet on the outcome of Red Wings games, but be sure to take the time to explore other NHL betting odds. Two of the biggest markets you should check out are prop betting and futures.

Props can typically be found by clicking through on individual games, while there’s usually a dedicated futures tab to be found after you click on the NHL link. Here’s what you need to know about both bet types.

Prop betting

Props are additional wagering opportunities on what may happen in a game. Prop bets are based on specific circumstances that might come up from a game, team or player perspective. Here are some examples of what you might see.

  • Total points for Dylan Larkin: Over/Under 1.5?
  • Which side will record more shots: Red Wings or Maple Leafs?
  • Will overtime be needed: Yes/No?

Futures markets

These are wagers you can place on events that will happen in the future. The biggest futures odds market you’ll find is for the winner of the next Stanley Cup, but that’s not all that exists. Here are some of the other popular futures bets you can consider.

  • Red Wings regular-season win totals: Over/under a specific number
  • Division and Conference winners
  • Winners of individual awards: Hart, Vezina, etc.

Props and futures open up the doors to even more betting action for the Red Wings and the rest of the NHL. There are a number of enticing options for you to consider at any time, so be sure to check them out.

Puck lines and moneylines

If you want to bet on an individual hockey game, the most popular bet type is a moneyline bet. The favored team is expressed as a negative number, such as -160, while the underdog has a plus sign in front of its odds, such as +140.

There are also bets similar to a spread bet called puck lines. The line represents the number of goals a team must win or cover as a loser in order for a bet to cash. These lines are typically +1.5 for the underdog and -1.5 for the favorite.

Detroit Red Wings top draft picks

The Red Wings added a couple more building blocks to the team when they picked defenseman Simon Edvinsson and goalie Sebastian Cossa with their No. 6 and 15 picks in the first round of the 2021 NHL Draft.

Here’s a list of the Red Wings first round picks over the last decade.

YearPickPlayerPositionTeam
20204Lucas RaymondLWFrölunda HC
20196Moritz SeiderDAdler Mannheim
20186Filip ZadinaRWHalifax Mooseheads
201830Joe VelenoCDrummondville Voltigeurs
20179Michael RasmussenCTri-City Americans
201620Dennis CholowskiDSt. Cloud State Huskies
201519Evgeny SvechnikovLWCape Breton Screaming Eagles
201415Dylan LarkinCMichigan Wolverines
201320Anthony ManthaRWVal-d'Or Foreurs

Top 5 Detroit Red Wings players of all time

As an Original Six franchise, the Red Wings have quite the storied history, and a number of legendary players have worn the red and white. Here’s a look at five of the best players in Detroit history.

  1. Gordie Howe, RW: The man known as “Mr. Hockey” is one of the greatest players in NHL history. Howe played right wing for the Red Wings from 1946-1971, winning four Stanley Cups and racking up numerous accolades along the way.
  2. Steve Yzerman, C: Yzerman now runs the Red Wings as general manager and executive vice president. Let’s just say that his legendary career helped improve his chances for the gig. A three-time Stanley Cup champ and recipient of numerous awards, he’s a legend in Detroit.
  3. Ted Lindsay, LW: Lindsay’s No. 7 hangs from the rafters, and it’s for good reason. He was a huge part of the club’s success in the 1940s and 1950s, winning four Cups while being named to the NHL first or second team numerous times.
  4. Niklas Lidstrom, D: From 1991-2012, Lidstrom was a fixture on defense for Detroit. He spent his final six seasons serving as team captain. Lidstrom won four Cups during his run and was the recipient of the Norris Trophy a whopping seven times.
  5. Sergei Fedorov, C: Arguably one of the most exciting and dynamic players to ever lace up the skates, Fedorov won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1994. The Red Wings won three Cups during his time with the team, and he was a huge reason for the success.

Numerous players who have at least spent some time with the Red Wings have been enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame, while the club has retired the numbers of eight of its most legendary players.

Detroit Red Wings goals leaders

The past decade of scoring leaders for Detroit is chock full of familiar names. Here are the leading goal scorers for the past 10 seasons of Red Wings hockey.

  • 2020-21: Adam Erne, 11 (shortened season)
  • 2019-20: Tyler Bertuzzi, 21
  • 2018-19: Dylan Larkin, 32
  • 2017-18: Anthony Mantha, 24
  • 2016-17: Tomas Tatar, 25
  • 2015-16: Dylan Larkin, 23
  • 2014-15: Tomas Tatar, 29
  • 2013-14: Gustav Nyquist, 28
  • 2012-13: Pavel Datsyuk, 15
  • 2011-12: Johan Franzen, 29
  • 2010-11: Johan Franzen, 28

Detroit Red Wings head coach

The Red Wings franchise has been fortunate in that they’ve had a good deal of stability at head coach. There have been just 27 in the team’s history, which stretches all the way back to 1927. Since the turn of the century, just four have manned the bench.

Scotty Bowman, one of the greatest coaches in NHL history, ended his run in 2002 with three Stanley Cups to his credit. Here’s a look at how the three men who have followed the legend have fared.

Dave Lewis, 2002-04

  • 48 wins two seasons in a row.
  • Cumulative record of 96-41-21-6 for 219 points
  • First place in Central Division both years
  • Lost in Round 1 of the playoffs in ‘03
  • Lost in Round 2 of the playoffs in ‘04

Mike Babcock, 2005-15

  • Made postseason every year of his tenure
  • 50 wins or more four times
  • First place in Central Division five times
  • Won Stanley Cup in ‘08
  • Lost in Cup Finals in ‘09

Jeff Blashill, 2015-present

  • Served on staff with Babcock
  • Coached Red Wings minor league affiliate to Calder Cup
  • Former coach at Western Michigan University
  • Made playoffs in first season at helm

Detroit Red Wings captains

The Red Wings spent the 2018- and 2019-20 campaigns without a captain. But the club announced in January 2021 that Dylan Larkin would be the franchise’s 37th captain.

Over the past three decades, just three other members of the Red Wings had filled that role.

  • Henrik Zetterberg, 2013-18
  • Niklas Lidstrom, 2006-12
  • Steve Yzerman, 1986-2006

Detroit Red Wings goalies

The Red Wings have also been fortunate in net in recent times until this past season. Jimmy Howard had been a fixture between the pipes for 15 years. Here’s a look at all of the goaltenders who have suited up for Detroit from 2005 through this past season.

  • Jonathan Bernier, 2018-2021
  • Thomas Greiss, 2021
  • Jimmy Howard, 2005-20
  • Joey MacDonald, 2006-07, 2010-12
  • Ty Conklin, 2008-09, 2011-12
  • Thomas McCollum, 2010-15
  • Jonas Gustavsson, 2012-15
  • Petr Mrazek, 2012-18
  • Jared Coreau, 2016-18
  • Kaden Fulcher, 2018-20

Although there are 10 names on the list, Howard had been the dominant presence in net with more than 500 games played under his belt for the Wings. Mrazek is the only other goaltender to make more than 100 appearances over this span.

Detroit Red Wings arena

After playing host to Red Wings games from 1979-2017, Joe Louis Arena shut its doors and was slated for demolition afterward. The Little Caesars Arena is the new place to be in HockeyTown. Here are the key details on the venue for Detroit home games.

  • Name: Little Caesars Arena
  • Location: 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Owner: Downtown Development Authority
  • Groundbreaking: September 2014
  • Opening date: September 2017
  • Construction cost: $862.9 million
  • Capacity: 19,515 for ice hockey
  • Other major events hosted: Detroit Pistons home games and concerts
  • Red Wings’ average attendance: 18,716 in 2019-20 (most recent full season with fans)

Although the Red Wings have struggled on the ice for the past few seasons and missed the playoffs, the club remains quite the draw for home fans and consistently ranks highly on NHL attendance charts (when we aren’t in a pandemic situation).

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Where to stream or listen to the Red Wings games live

National broadcasts of select NHL games can be found on the following: NBC, NBCSN, NHL Network and ESPN+. For Red Wings games specifically, the place to go is Bally Sports Detroit.

Please note that you’ll need to sign in with an existing subscription from your cable, satellite or streaming provider for full access to any or all of these options on the Web.

Detroit Red Wings Play-by-Play/Radio

The flagship radio networks for Red Wings games are WXYT-AM and FM, which can be found at 1270 and 97.1 on the dial, respectively. The feed for games is also picked up by numerous affiliates throughout Michigan.

You can also find live audio on NHL.com via the TuneIn player. Listeners can also download the TuneIn app to catch Red Wings action on the go on their iOS or Android devices.

Detroit Red Wings franchise history and trivia

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the Original Six NHL franchises, along with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers.

The franchise is third on the all-time list for Stanley Cups won with 11, behind only the Canadiens and Maple Leafs, who have 24 and 13, respectively. Detroit is second all-time for appearances in the Finals with 24, behind only the Canadiens’ 34.

Here are some of the other details you need to know about one of the most iconic franchises in the NHL, including the all-time team leaders in several statistical categories.

  • Goals: Gordie Howe, 786
  • Assists: Steve Yzerman, 1,063
  • Points: Gordie Howe, 1,809
  • Wins: Terry Sawchuk, 351
  • Regular-season games played: Gordie Howe, 1,687
  • Postseason games played: Niklas Lidstrom, 263
  • Postseason points: Steve Yzerman, 185
  • Most penalty minutes in a season: Bob Probert, 398 in 1997-98
  • Most shutouts in postseason: Dominik Hasek, 6
  • Retired numbers: Eight total: Terry Sawchuk (No. 1), Red Kelly (No. 4), Niklas Lidstrom (No. 5), Ted Lindsay (No. 7), Gordie Howe (No. 9), Alex Delvecchio (No. 10), Sid Abel (No. 12) and Steve Yzerman (No. 19)
  • Hall of Famers: 65 players, 12 Builders
  • Stanley Cups won: 11, last in 2007-08
  • Conference titles: Six, last in 2008-09
  • Division titles: 19, last in 2010-11
  • Playoff appearances: 64, last in 2015-16
  • Most wins in a season: 62 in 1995-96
  • Longest home win streak: 23 games in 2011-12
  • Most goals in season: Steve Yzerman, 65 in 1988-89

Detroit Red Wings FAQ

Who owns the Detroit Red Wings?

The Red Wings are owned by Ilitch Holdings. Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza franchise, purchased the team in 1982 for $8 million. After his death in 2017, official ownership was transferred to the holding company which bears his family name and is owned by his surviving wife, Marian Ilitch. Here is the complete ownership history of the franchise prior to that.

  • Bruce Norris, 1955-1982
  • Marguerite Norris, 1952-1955
  • James E. Norris, 1933-1952
  • Creditors’ Committee, 1931-1933
  • Charles A. Hughes, 1926-1931

How many Stanley Cups have the Red Wings won?

The Red Wings have captured the Stanley Cup title a total of 11 times, which ranks third all-time in NHL history behind the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs. The last crown came in 2007-08, which was their fourth in the span of a little over a decade. Prior to that impressive run in which Detroit was one of the top franchises in the NHL, the team had a lengthy title drought from 1955 until 1997.

How much are the Red Wings worth?

According to the latest annual evaluation of NHL franchise’s worth by Forbes, the Red Wings had a valuation of $775 million as of late 2020. That ranks them in eighth place among the league’s 31 franchises. The New York Rangers top the list at $1.65 billion. Four other NHL franchises have a valuation of $1 billion or higher: the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, and Boston Bruins.

How many Red Wings numbers are retired?

Although the team has featured a number of legendary players through the years, just eight numbers have been retired by the franchise. Here’s the list.

  • 1 — Terry Sawchuk, G, No. 1
  • 4 — Red Kelly, D, No. 4
  • 5 — Niklas Lidstrom, D, No. 5
  • 7 — Ted Lindsay, LW, No. 7
  • 9 — Gordie Howe, RW, No. 9
  • 10 — Alex Delvecchio, C, No. 10
  • 12 — Sid Abel, C, No. 12
  • 19 — Steve Yzerman, C, No. 19

Why do they throw octopus at Red Wings games?

The tradition dates back to 1952, when a local fish market owner threw an octopus onto the ice during a Stanley Cup playoff game. The eight legs of the octopus were said to be representative of the eight wins it would take for the team to win the Stanley Cup, which they would go on to do that season. Although there have been pushes here and there to end the tradition, it’s still going strong to this day.

When was the last time the Red Wings made the playoffs?

After being a regular participant in the NHL playoffs for three decades, the Red Wings have missed out since 2015-16, the first season for head coach Jeff Blashill behind the bench. Detroit was paired up with the Tampa Bay Lightning in Round 1, losing the series 4-1.

When was the last time the Red Wings won their division?

It has been a while since the team from Hockeytown has been able to turn that trick. Back in 2010-11, the Red Wings finished atop the Central Division with a record of 47-25-10, which translated into 104 points. After sweeping the Phoenix Coyotes in the opening round of the NHL playoffs, the club fell to the San Jose Sharks in seven games in the Western Conference semifinals.

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