Tag Archive | Brian Lashoff

Who was the most efficient player for the Red Wings this season?

(I spent a whole season tracking GRM stats. Might as well analyze them. This will be the first of an unknown amount of posts doing just that.) After 82 games, advanced stats have little value. You just watched 82 freakin’ games. You know who’s responsible for a lot of goals and who’s responsible for allowing […]

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A numerical look at what went wrong for the Red Wings this postseason

The Bruins and Canadiens are one day away from playing Game 3. You’ve had enough healing. It’s time to examine what went wrong with the Red Wings in the playoffs. The good thing about Detroit’s ouster is that it took just five games, exactly half of one of our 10-game segments from the regular season […]

Who’s to blame for the Red Wings’ Game 5 loss to the Bruins?

There will be more to come on the series, the year and what it all means, but right now, it’s just time to figure out what happened in Game 5. 1-0 Bruins Justin Abdelkader was in the penalty box for hooking. Boston’s Dougie Hamilton was barely touched as he skated from his own zone to […]

Who’s to blame for the Red Wings’ Game 2 loss to the Bruins?

After breaking down the Game 1 goal (which it might be forever known by), we might as well keep going. As I did in last year’s playoffs, I’ll breakdown every goal from the Red Wings score and allow this playoffs. Here’s a look at Game 2: 1-0 Bruins Boston’s David Krejci takes the puck in his own zone […]

Exactly how much impact did the ‘prospects’ have on the Red Wings’ season?

The shot was a good one. Low, hard, on target. It just happened to hit a body. Somehow it popped up, arced over the Marc-Andre Fleury’s head, went off the cross bar and one-hopped into the net. Riley Sheahan was the shooter. Tomas Jurco was the man in front. Tomas Tatar sat on the back door, […]

How the Red Wings are making up for the loss of Jonathan Ericsson; It might not be how you think

It’s been 11 games since Jonathan Ericsson broke his finger, rendering him not fit to finish the regular season. Jakub Kindl, Brian Lashoff and Brendan Smith went from being in a game of healthy-scratch merry-go-round to playing regularly. They’ve played in each of the past 11 games. The Red Wings’ goals against hasn’t changed significantly. […]

Who is to blame for the Detroit Red Wings’ playoff elimination….

It’s time for one final purge, a master cleanse of the Red Wings’ just completed season. We’ve established who you shouldn’t, couldn’t and wouldn’t blame for the Red Wings’ playoff demise. Now it’s time to chop off some heads, and there a plenty of candidates for the guillotine. Let’s start with the lowest scorers in the […]

Who is responsible for the Detroit Red Wings Game 5 loss to the Anaheim Ducks?

Game 5 was a game of interchanging periods of domination, good goaltending, plenty of chances and plenty of blame to be spread around. Head to your torch and pitchfork store, because you need to load up on supplies. Allowed Cory Emmerton loses the faceoff, Kyle Palmieri picks up the puck. Patrick Eaves follows. As Palmieri […]

Who is responsible for the Detroit Red Wings Game 4 win over the Anaheim Ducks?

No wasting time. By now you know what’s happening. The guide to who’s responsible for the Red Wings’ Game 4 overtime win, in easy to decipher fashion. Allowed The puck gets dumped into the zone, Kyle Quincey and Matt Belesky each go for the puck and cancel each other out. Brendan Smith picks up the […]

Who is to blame for the Detroit Red Wings’ Game 3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks?

The question of who to blame for the Red Wings in these playoffs is getting harder and easier at the same time. When a team loses 4-0, it’s hard to single out one person to direct all your acrimony towards. But when a team loses 4-0, the correct answer on who to blame is everybody. […]


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