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Wings for Breakfast: A show about the Detroit Red Wings

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The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

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United States

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The Athletic

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The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

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English


Episodes

Examining the Red Wings' moves at the trade deadline

4/14/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer take a closer look at the deals the Red Wings made at the NHL trade deadline on Monday, how the moves affect Yzerman's rebuild going forward, and answer many of your questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:39

NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings trade Anthony Mantha to the Washington Capitals

4/12/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the trade that sends Anthony Mantha to the Capitals, and brings in Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik, a first-round pick in the 2021 draft, and a second-round pick in the 2022 draft for the Red Wings, including the short and long term implications. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:53

Analyzing your Red Wings trade deadline proposals

4/8/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer put out the call for your Red Wings trade proposals and spend this episode analyzing them. How successfully did Wings for Breakfast listeners play GM? Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:26

Red Wings' blowout win over Lightning, and discussing expectations of prospects

4/5/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer dive into the Red Wings' 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, before they get into their main topic for the episode: expectations for prospects. They discuss first-line players vs. stars, and get into the numbers behind production the last couple of seasons. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:36

Red Wings outplayed in loss to Panthers, discussing Shayne Gostisbehere, and more

3/31/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the Red Wings' 4-1 loss to the Panthers in a game where they were extremely outplayed and bad defense reared its ugly head. Also Shayne Gostisbehere was put on waivers by the Flyers and remained unclaimed, and Prashanth dives into chaos to explore trade situations. Finally, the duo dive into the mailbag to answer your questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:07:59

Red Wings sweep Blue Jackets, Calvin Pickard starts over Thomas Griess, and more

3/29/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the Red Wings' first sweep of the season, winning both games over the Columbus Blue Jackets. They discuss Dylan Larkin's great game one, Svechnikov and Rasmussen shining in game two, and Calvin Pickard in net for both. Also, another dive into the mailbag, and much more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:17

Tim Peel hot mic fallout, comparing the current Red Wings to last season’s team, listener questions, and more

3/26/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last couple of games vs. Nashville, including Tim Peel’s controversial hot mic moment in Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to the Preds, as well as the rough 7-1 loss on Thursday night, before discussing whether this year’s Wings are better than last season’s team, and wrapping up with some listener questions. And, right now, you can sign up for an annual subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast or for...

Duration:01:06:07

NHL trade deadline: Five principles for a rebuilding team

3/22/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last couple of games vs Dallas, including the impact of Jonathan Bernier's injury, before diving into the upcoming trade deadline, and the philosophies a team in a rebuild should follow. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:45

Dylan Larkin's rank among the NHL's top centers, an upset win over the Hurricanes, and more

3/17/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the Red Wings' upset win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday before diving into the main discussion: Where does Dylan Larkin rank among the NHL's top centers? Plus, they answer your question in the mailbag, and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:06

Jonathan Bernier continues to impress, takeaways from games vs Lightning and Hurricanes and more

3/15/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last couple of Red Wings games against the Lightning and Hurricanes, including Bernier continuing to be stellar for this team. Also, Sebrango signs his ELC, what they're hearing about the Red Wings and the trade deadline, check in on the SHL, and they build their ESPN NHL broadcast team in the listener mailbag. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:56

Red Wings- Lightning observations, a prospect stock watch and more

3/10/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer share observations from the Red Wings' 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, including Filip Zadina, Bobby Ryan, and Luke Glendening's performances. Also, Evgeny Svechnikov is back out of the lineup, is there a feasible way for him to find his way back? Then, a prospect stock watch, your mailbag questions, and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:44

The NHL Draft lottery: proposed changes, history, and a discussion on tanking

3/8/2021
With the news of proposed changes to the NHL Draft Lottery format, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer take the time to discuss the adjustments, the history of the draft lottery, tanking, and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:20

Listener mailbag: rebuild progress and Hronek RFA projections

3/3/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer spend this episode diving into answering your questions. First a look at the progress of the Red Wings' rebuild, and out of Detroit, Vancouver, and Buffalo who is in better shape? Also realistic RFA projections for Filip Hronek and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:43

A series split with Chicago, a discussion about the goalie situation, potential trade targets, and more

3/2/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer take a look at the series split against the Chicago Blackhawks, and finally the end of the power play drought. Also, comparing the play of Jonathan Bernier and Thomas Greiss in those games. As the trade deadline approaches, they discuss potential trade targets and partners, get into drop passes in the mailbag, and much more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Also, we're looking for your feedback, tell us here:...

Duration:00:56:30

A snoozefest loss to Nashville, individual player dives, and more

2/24/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss a loss to Nashville where the Red Wings simply failed to show up. They take some time to dive into individual player performances at this point of the season, who is standing out? Also in the mailbag, thoughts on Claude Julien, free agency, a spirited discussion about faceoff wins, and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Also, we're looking for your feedback, tell us here:...

Duration:01:21:12

Red Wings win in response to tragedy, Bernier's trade value, and more

2/22/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the team pulling together for a win against the Panthers after the tragic death of Sergei Tchekmarev. Also, will Jonathan Bernier get dealt before the season is over? Plus, your mailbag questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Also, we're looking for your feedback, tell us here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/athleticaudiosurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:43

Shut out by Chicago

2/18/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer break down a shutout loss for the Red Wings at the hands of the Blackhawks. They discuss the surprise in the Blackhawks' goaltending, lacking offense for Detroit, Tyler Bertuzzi's absence, and of course, answer your mailbag questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:30

The five stages of an NHL rebuild

2/16/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last few Red Wings games before diving into the five stages of an NHL rebuild, including which step Detroit currently may be, and some other teams in the league. And of course, they wrap up with your mailbag questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:04

A loss to Florida, the upcoming Nashville series, farm rankings and more

2/10/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the Red Wings' narrow loss to Florida Tuesday and look ahead to a splittable series against Nashville. Also, they dive into Scott Wheeler's farm rankings, and where they agree and disagree with his player tiers. Finally, they answer your mailbag questions, including an idea of taking away the ability to ice the puck while on a PK. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:04:33

Anthony Mantha a healthy scratch, Givani Smith's Gordie Howe hat trick as the Wings beat Florida

2/8/2021
Fresh off the Red Wings 4-1 win over the Panthers in Florida on Super Bowl Sunday, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the decision to scratch a healthy Anthony Mantha, and what the reasoning behind that decision might be as the Wings snapped their 8 game winless streak. The guys breakdown the play of Givani Smith who recorded a Gordie Howe hat trick in the win vs the Panthers and if he could be a player as effective as Tyler Bertuzzi? Plus Max and Prashanth answer your twitter questions...

Duration:01:06:14