I know it's early, but its always fun to speculate. What will the Red Wings look like in 13-14? There are some questions that need to be answered, mainly how can they upgrade on defense, and can they keep both Filppula and Brunner?
Who's out, and who's in?
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Looking at CapGeek we can see that Kenny will have to make a few decisions on how to proceed with a few internal moves. Currently they have 17 players signed at a total of $46.4M. With the cap expected to be at $64.3M that gives them roughly $17.9M to sign 2-3 defensemen, 2-3 forwards and 1 goalie.
Lets start with the goalie spot since its the easiest of them all. Jimmy needs a new deal and it would be highly unlikely that he won't get a new one before the season ends. As excited as I am about Mrazek he's still very young and most likely will be Jimmy's backup in a few years. Jimmy isn't going anywhere.
When we get to the forwards that's w...