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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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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

NHL mock draft breakdown

4/9/2020
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer breakdown The Athletic's latest NHL Mock Draft in which beat writers preview the 2020 draft lottery. They talk about the rise and fall of certain players as well as the possibility of Detroit trading the first pick, should they land it. They also take your questions. Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The...

Duration:00:54:23

Salary cap draft and the lessons of great contracts

4/6/2020
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer each build a full 23-man NHL roster using the salary cap. Prashanth can't draft anyone on an entry-level contract, but he gets to start the draft with 23 straight picks. Find out which team is better! Also, they take your questions! Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic.

Duration:01:02:32

Mid-round draft targets & best lines of the last decade

4/1/2020
1:30 Mid-round draft targets 28:00 Best lines of the last decade 39:50 Best lines from 2000-2010 48:30 Listener questions Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic.

Duration:01:09:42

Reliving Fight Night at the Joe

3/30/2020
1:00 Reliving "Fight Night at the Joe" between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche from March 26th, 1997 39:00 Listener questions: Compliance buyouts, Anthony Mantha's price tag and more! Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic.

Duration:01:02:18

NHL player comps for Detroit's prospects

3/25/2020
On today's episode of Wings for Breakfast, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer present the closest NHL player comparisons for Detroit's prospects. Max shares comparisons from Scott Wheeler, Craig Button and Jokke Nevalainen as well. They round out the show by taking your questions! Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:01:07:55

All time Red Wings team & 2020 first round mock draft

3/23/2020
8:40 Build an all-time Red Wings team using this budget 28:50 Pivotal moments in Detroit history: What if the Red Wings didn't trade the Pavel Datsyuk contract? 43:45 Tankathon: NHL Mock draft 57:00 Listener questions Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:01:16:43

Prospect risers; 2020 draft breakdown

3/18/2020
4:30 Breaking down the late-season risers in the Red Wings’ farm system 28:25 Players Detroit could add to its system 42:20 Bob McKenzie's mid-season prospect rankings 49:50 Which CHL players could take a hit with the stoppage? 55:30 Listener questions Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:01:19:10

The NHL's pause begins

3/16/2020
00:30 Coronavirus impact in hockey and around the world 7:00 What can you do to help? 10:35 If the NHL season resumes, what would it look like? Potential playoff matchups 13:30 Storylines Detroit fans are unlikely to see now 15:30 Impact of prospects 24:00 Listener questions Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:00:50:30

Biega extension and just how good Bernier’s been

3/9/2020
00:45 Back-to-back wins 13:30 Red Wings sign Alex Biega to a one-year extension; What does the defense look like next season? 22:30 Filip Zadina close to returning 25:30 Does Jonathan Bernier belong in the Vezina conversation? 31:00 The coronavirus is starting to have an impact in the hockey world 44:30 Listener questions: Potential trade targets under 23, Detroit's fitness program and more! Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter:...

Duration:01:02:22

Ryan Clark on lessons from the Avs rebuild

3/2/2020
Max Bultman welcomes in Ryan Clark who covers the Colorado Avalanche for The Athletic. Ryan shares his journey to Colorado, what the Avs are like to cover and his perception on Detroit's rebuild. They also take questions from listeners. Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryan_s_clark https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/25VZGGQ theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:01:03:40

Red Wings' trade deadline

2/24/2020
00:30 Was the return for Andreas Athanasiou fair? 8:30 Reset timeline, Steve Yzerman's vision and goals 15:45 Other trades around the league; Winners and losers 24:00 No trade market for Jonathan Bernier 30:00 Detroit's draft picks in 2020 38:45 Listener questions: Sam Gagner, Dmytro Timashov, draft pick value, second round targets and more! Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The...

Duration:00:55:51

Alexis Lafreniere widening gap, Mike Green pitch & deep look into Tyler Bertuzzi

2/17/2020
4:30 Filip Hronek suffers head injury; Ripple effect 10:30 Andy Greene traded to the New York Islanders; Can Detroit get a second round pick for Mike Green or a fifth for Trevor Daley? 16:45 Alexis Lafreniere goes off Sunday; How wide is the gap atop the draft board? What if Detroit falls to four? 22:30 Listener questions: Jonathan Bernier, Justin Abdelkader, Evgeny Svechnikov, Tyler Bertuzzi and more Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:47

Analytics conference, Cholowski demotion, Seider, Veleno & Rasmussen player comps

2/10/2020
1:50 Jonathan Bernier steals another 4:20 What could Detroit do differently to help out their goalies? 8:35 Andreas Athanasiou increases trade value with two goals 12:05 Analytics conference 16:05 Dennis Cholowski sent to Grand Rapids again 29:00 Evaluating Gustav Lindstrom's first three games in the NHL; What's his outlook? 33:10 Robby Fabbri leaves early against the Bruins 35:30 NHL player comps for the top four prospects in Detroit's system: Joe Veleno, Michael Rasmussen, Moritz...

Duration:01:23:18

Rest of season over/unders and most realistic deadline trade

2/3/2020
2:00 Filip Zadina sidelined for 2-3 weeks; Andreas Athanasiou set to return 7:00 Back-to-back losses to the Rangers 11:00 Team MVP 12:00 Goal differential; Where does this Detroit team stack against some of worst teams of all time? 26:30 Rest of the season Over/Unders: Dylan Larkin's point total, Jimmy Howard wins, Detroit point total and more 40:00 Listener questions; Ken Holland's drafted prospects, extending Filip Hronek, realistic deadline trades and more Follow Max on Twitter:...

Duration:01:03:22

GR prospect updates, potential call-ups & all-time Red Wings skills competition

1/27/2020
1:30 Grand Rapids playoff push; Prospects look good! 6:40 Who should the Red Wings promote before the season ends? 13:20 Moritz Seider's ready for the show; Who else may be? 20:00 Tyler Bertuzzi shows up in the All-Star Game 21:40 All-Star skills competition - Detroit Red Wings style. Max and Prashanth draft former and current Detroit players to participate in the skills and 3-on-3. Who wins? 37:00 Listener questions; How many games will Detroit win in February and March? If Andreas...

Duration:01:09:51

Fixing special teams, 2020 defense core and prospect updates

1/20/2020
1:30 Dumb penalties ruin good showings from Jimmy Howard 6:55 How to fix the special teams 26:25 Valtteri Filppula suffers injury; Who would fill the void if Filppula missed time? 33:15 Jonatan Berggren may be done for the season 38:00 Elmer Soderblom set for a new test 43:45 Listener questions; 2020 defense core, trade candidates and more Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The...

Duration:01:13:18

Tumultuous power plays, Filip Hronek's strong play and return of the prospects

1/13/2020
1:45 Possession and shot quality not enough for a win against Buffalo 3:50 The power play continues to let Detroit down; What's been the problem? 12:30 Madison Bowey trending up 16:50 Jonathan Bernier strong in 3-2 win against Ottawa; Shootout talk 27:45 Bernier scratched Sunday due to injury; Calvin Pickard recalled 32:50 Dylan Larkin in a groove, Filip Hronek's strong play and future outlook 42:50 Grand Rapids getting some reinforcements back 46:00 Listener questions: Michael...

Duration:01:12:34

Zadina keeps producing, 2nd period struggles & World Junior wrap-up

1/6/2020
2:20 Filip Zadina keeps producing; Second period struggles continue 10:45 World Junior wrap-up 23:40 Special teams let Detroit down against Dallas 30:30 Listener questions Follow Max on Twitter: @m_bultman Follow Prashanth on Twitter: @iyer_prashanth theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast for 40% off subscription to The Athletic

Duration:00:53:58

Is Mantha injury prone? Trade Bernier? World Juniors breakdown

12/30/2019
1:30 Jonathan Bernier can only do so much... 5:15 Detroit PP vs Tampa Bay PP 9:40 Game Score: Dylan Larkin & Tyler Bertuzzi struggle vs TB 15:45 Anthony Mantha out another month: Where will the offense come from? 18:40 Is Mantha injury prone? 22:40 Valtteri Filppula's injury is going to be a problem for Detroit 26:00 Bernier vs Jimmy Howard 30:30 World Juniors 46:40 Evaluating Joe Veleno and his one game suspension 60:30 Listener questions: Should Detroit trade Bernier? Draft...

Duration:01:29:06

Ugly finish in Toronto, Tyler Bertuzzi's strong play & World Juniors preview

12/23/2019
2:15 Lack of scoring continues; Where will the offense come without Anthony Mantha? 7:45 Ugly ending in Toronto; A look into player safety, fighting, hitting and concussions 22:45 Tyler Bertuzzi's strong play & Jimmy Howard struggles again in first game back 30:45 How many points will Detroit end up with? 35:15 World Juniors primer; Who to watch and what to expect 52:35 Quinton Byfield's outlook; Other top prospects 58:30 Listener questions; Future in net, potential free agents and...

Duration:01:23:35