Connect with us

Detroit Red Wings

Red Wings Daily: Mantha Says He Still Doesn’t Know ‘How to Win’

Anthony Mantha’s first full season in Washington was stifled by shoulder surgery

Published

on

Anthony-Mantha-Washington-Capitals
Ex-Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha scored 9 goals during an injury-shortened 2021-22 season.

In a far-reaching interview with Sammi Silber of Washington Hockey Now, former Detroit Red Wings forward Anthony Mantha covered a lot of ground.

His talking points were including the loss of much of last season to a shoulder injury, the inconsistency in his game and oddly enough, revealing that he still doesn’t know for sure what it takes to be a winner at the NHL level.

Mantha collected four assists in six playoff games as Washington lost in the first round to the Florida Panthers.

“I don’t know yet what it takes to win,” Mantha told Silber. “Obviously, everyone’s so intense, everyone’s super hyped to play playoffs.”

In 37 games, Mantha potted nine goals while adding 14 assists. His frank admission was that inconsistency is still plaguing his game. That’s something that was frequently in evidence during his Detroit days as well.

“Being out that long led to a lot of ups and downs,” Mantha said. “I was happy with my play here and there, then at other times, it was a little harder. Hopefully next year, I come in and I finish the season with 82 games at the end.”

Red Wings In Case You Missed It

  • Maxmilian Kilpinen is a prospect with offensive upside
  • Which Red Wings could be pushed out of the lineup in training camp by a hot rookie?
  • The Detroit Red Wings must still get contracts done with Filip Zadina and Jake Walman
  • Red Wings legend Gordie Howe was known as Mr. Hockey. He was also known as a pop culture icon

Hockey Now Network

Pittsburgh: Will the salary cap woes of the Pittsburgh Penguins make it inevtiable that Ty Smith ends with with AHL Wilkes Barre-Scranton?

Boston: Pretty soon, fans won’t just be hoping that the Boston Bruins will win the Stanley Cup. They’ll actually be able to bet on it.

Washington: Following a solid rookie debut with the Washington Capitals, defenseman Martin Fehervary is working hard to avoid the sophomore jinx.

Philadelphia: The analytics are in agreement with the eye test – Philadelphia Flyers goalie Carter Hart wasn’t very good last season.

Islanders: How will the New York Islanders create cap space for the expected addition of free-agent center Nzem Kadri?

Colorado: If Nazem Kadri’s days with the Colorado Avalanche are indeed done, would Jonathan Toews work as a suitable replacement?

Florida: Jonathan Huberdeau, all-time leading scorer for the Florida Panthers, will be wearing No. 10 for the Calgary Flames.

San Jose: The San Jose Sharks added five newcomers to their hockey operations department, including former NHLer Todd Marchant.

BetRivers

States: Mi

GET THE APP
SIGNUP BONUSUP TO $250
BONUS MONEY
BET NOW

Vegas: Comparing the first season of the Seattle Kraken to the first season of the Vegas Golden Knights.

Calgary: Will the Calgary Flames be able to sign forward Andrew Mangiapane before his upcoming arbitration hearing?

Vancouver: Vancouver Canucks prospect Filip Johansson played at Frolunda with Red Wings prospects Simon Edvinsson, Theodor Niederbach and Elmer Soderblom.

Montreal: Albie O’Connell, who was coaching Red Wings prospects Robert Mastrosimone and Ethan Phillips last season with the Boston Terriers. will be working for the Montreal Canadiens as a U.S. amateur scout next season.

Welcome to your new home for Detroit Red Wings breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and don't forget to subscribe to DHN+ for all of our members-only content from Kevin Allen, Bob Duff and the National Hockey Now network.

Sign Up!

Get the very best in Detroit Red Wings and NHL breaking news, analysis and opinion delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.