Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 10/20/14
By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Last week, the Detroit Red Wings took the first step to address a thin defensive corps by signing restricted free agent Kyle Quincey to a two-year deal worth $7.55 million. After being selected by Detroit 132nd overall in the fourth round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Quincey has scored 18 goals and 95 career points with Detroit, Los Angeles, and Colorado in four seasons. Quincey’s 2010-2011 was shortened dramatically by injury. Quincey posted three points in 18 games with Detroit after being traded to Hockeytown from Colorado via Tampa Bay. He contributed 23 points in 54 games with the Avalanche last season. Quincey’s most intriguing season was in Los Angeles in 2008-2009 after he was claimed off waivers from a cap-strapped Detroit. The 26-year-old scored four times and added 34 assists in a career season with Los Angeles. His physical style of play and ability to chip in more than 25 points is exactly what Detroit likes about the young defenseman. Quincey...
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