Ok, I'm convinced. Somebody in the Wings brass reads NOHS. First, I called for Detroit to sign Gustavsson and low and behold, Kenny signs the Swede first thing this off-season. Second, I've been calling for Detroit to sign Knuble for the past two years and, lookie here, the Michigan man has a tryout with Detroit.
Veteran forward Mike Knuble, 40, will be attending Detroit Red Wings training camp on a tryout.
The 6-foot-3, 230-pound right wing had six goals and 12 assists in 72 games for the Washington Capitals last season.
While I understand that he's a long-shot to make this team, especially when you look at those stats, I really hope he gets an honest chance.
Hit the jump for more about why this makes sense for Detroit:
This is what I wrote at the trade deadline last year:
Now starting off, anyone can admit he's having a rough year. He's got a pathetic twelve points on the season. That's terrible. Knuble's been scratched the past few games...