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On Monday, Crain’s Detroit Business’s Bill Shea penned an article about the adverse effects of a lockout upon any attempts by the Red Wings’ ownership to secure public subsidies for Joe Louis Arena’s follow-on facility, but the article’s blocked by a paywall, so MLive’s Brendan Savage provides the gist of Shea’s article (via RedWingsFeed) in publicly-accessible form this morning:
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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has reportedly decided to hang up his skates after 20 years in the NHL, mlive.com reported Wednesday.
The Red Wings have called an 11:00am ET press conference for Thursday, where the 42-year-old is expected to make the official announcement.
Lidstrom has played all 20 seasons of his NHL career in Detroit, winning four Stanley Cups and...
Nicklas Lidstrom has made a decision about his future.
The 42-year-old Lidstrom will announce Thursday whether he's retiring or returning to play a 21st season with the Detroit Red Wings.
The four-time Stanley Cup champion and seven-time Norris Trophy winner put retirement on hold in each of the previous two years by signing one-year contracts and answering questions from reporters...
Red Wings GM Ken Holland consistently brings new ideas to general managers’ meetings, and while the Wings’ amateur scouts take in the draft combine in Toronto, Holland will visit with the NHL’s GM’s in New York today.
Holland successfully lobbied his peers to change the tiebreaker for playoff seeding from any win to regulation or overtime wins, he’s discussed the concept...
The Red Wings kicked off their work week with a bit of a bang by signing potential 20-goal-scorer Teemu Pulkkinen to a 3-year, entry-level contract, and while most of the Wings’ brass is at the NHL’s draft combine, we know that they’re going to ink perhaps their most NHL-ready prospect (despite the fact that he’ll remain with his Swedish team, Brynas IF) in Calle Jarnkrok...
According to the Red Wings’ Twitter account, the team has signed the first of three prospects they plan on signing this week to an entry-level contract:
The Red Wings have signed Teemu Pulkkinen to a three-year entry level contract. He was a 4th round pick (111th overall) in the 2010 Draft.
The Wings will also sign Tomas Jurco and Calle Jarnkrok to entry-level deals in short...
Before the Red Wings’ brass sits down for next week’s organizational meetings, the team’s amateur scouts are spending this week in Toronto, attending the NHL’s Draft combine, and they’re probably doing so while wincing: the Wings acquired Kyle Quincey in exchange for the team’s first-round draft pick, which, at the time of Quincey’s arrival, was still in the mid-20’s...
There’s a rumor going around that Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom will retire tomorrow, and while I’m not convinced of it…The Red Wings just confirmed that something is up:
The Red Wings have called a press conference tomorrow morning at Joe Louis Arena. Ken Holland and Nick Lidstrom are expected to speak.
Cross your fingers, toes and veins, folks.
Update: Per DetroitRedWings...
The Detroit Red Wings continue to reinforce their roster with the announcement of an entry-level contract signed by their 2010 2nd round draft pick (51st overall), Calle Jarnkrok of Brynas IF (Swedish Elite League).
Here is the official press release announcing the newest addition to the Red Wing forward group:
RED WINGS SIGN JARNKROK TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
Apparently the Russians are just finding out what Detroiters have known for over a decade – Pavel Datsyuk is a fairly decent hockey player. Datsyuk was named a Master of Sport in his native country, one of the highest honors a Russian athlete can achieve.
The honor is generally given to highly-accomplished Olympic athletes. Other former Red Wings to receive recognition are Sergei...
The Detroit Red Wings announced this afternoon the first of three expected signings prior to the June 1st deadline to sign 2010 draft picks to entry-level deals.
Here is the official press release announcing the newest addition to the Red Wing stable:
RED WINGS SIGN PULKKINEN TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
â¦ Forward has Represented Finland at Numerous International Tournaments â¦...
This next series of articles will be discussing the good (and the bad) of the Detroit Red Wings’ upcoming Free Agents. Each player’s final analysis will be an opinion on that player’s contribution to the team overall. His play will either warrant a new contract or will hit the Free Agent market on July 1st. [...]
Despite still being one of the best defenseman in the NHL 20 years into his career, Nicklas Lidstrom will announce his retirement Thursday, according to the Detroit Free Press. A press conference is scheduled in Joe Louis Arena. Lidstrom, 42, is one of the all-time hockey greats. He has won four Stanley Cups with Detroit, where he began playing in the 1991-92 season. He's...
Amidst all the rumblings around here about Dominik Hasek yesterday, the Red Wings went out and made an official signing - their fourth round NHL Draft selection back in 2010.20 year-old Teemu Pulkkinen has been signed to a three-year entry level deal.Pulkkinen is just the second Finnish born player that Detroit has ever drafted...heartbreaker (my wife's anyway) Valtteri Filppula...
The Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a press conference for 11 am on Thursday with Ken Holland and team captain Nicklas Lidstrom. It is being speculated that this presser will be the one that all Red Wings fans have been fearing for the last few seasons, and that is to announce the retirement of the [...]
The Detroit Red Wings will host a press conference on Thursday, at which one of the greatest defenseman to ever play the game will reportedly retire. Nicklas Lidstrom will hang up his skates after 1,564 regular season games with the … Continue reading →