About Michael Caples

Michael Caples was born just minutes outside of Detroit and the Canadian border, into a family that introduced him to hockey the day he was born.

By the age of three, Michael could recite every NHL club, where they were from, and the primary colors in each jersey. He has worked for the Red Wings’ official website since 2008 and has contributed articles for LAKings.com, Michigan Hockey, and various other sports publications.


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Central Division Notebook

Korn continues producing goaltending winners in Nashville Print
Written by Jim Diamond   
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 12:56

Pekka Rinne and Tomas Vokoun went from relative unknowns to two of the NHL's top goaltenders. Vokoun spent nine years in Nashville and Rinne has earned the largest contract in team history. The common denominator: goaltending coach Mitch Korn.


Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2011 02:26
Central Division coaching carousel continues Print
Written by Jim Diamond   
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 22:01

Ken Hitchcock was viewed as a likely candidate to return behind the bench of the 2-11-1 Columbus Blue Jackets. Hitchcock was still under contract to the team he coached from 2006-10 but, outside of Nashville, don't try predicting coaching moves in the Central Division.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2011 00:46
Gritty Patric Hornqvist heats up for the Predators Print
Written by Jim Diamond   
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 23:07

Positioning himself in front of the net led to rebound goals in the past for Patric Hornqvist. After struggling with a foot injury, Hornqvist is getting in the right position and the goals are coming.

Jim DiamondAfter being held without a ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 00:40
Jackets GM dishes out blame, team responds Print
Written by Jim Diamond   
Thursday, 27 October 2011 00:16

There is plenty of blame to go around for the Blue Jackets' terrible start. Before Columbus won its first game, general manager Scott Howson went online to express his disappointment.

Jim Diamond

Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scot ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 October 2011 02:37
Craig Smith makes a smooth transition into the NHL Print
Written by Jim Diamond   
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:30

Going from college to professional hockey is a big transition. Predators center Craig Smith is enjoying the switch to chartered flights from bus trips, while also contributing on the ice.


VANCOUVER, B.C. – When Nashville Predators rooki ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 01:53
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