Found June 24, 2014 on Kukla's Korner:
Mike Babcock didn't take home the Jack Adams Award in Las Vegas... Patrick Roy takes coach of year with 399 points (68 1st place votes). #RedWings Mike Babcock 2nd in voting with 163 pts, 11 1st place votes. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) June 25, 2014 A total of 15 coaches received votes for the Jack Adams, including Bylsma and Trotz, who were fired. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) June 25, 2014 Nor did Danny DeKeyser take home the Calder Trophy... Continue reading "No Jack Adams for Mike Babcock, but Red Wings’ coach, GM make intriguing remarks"

Hasek, Modano among six to enter Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed two former Red Wings on Monday. Goaltender Dominik Hasek, who won the Stanley Cup with the Wings in 2002 and 2008, and Livonia, Mich. native Mike Modano got the call that they were among the 2014 inductees. "What a great honor for me to be inducted," Hasek said on a conference call. "I'm very thankful today. I am very proud I played...

Tomas Tatar talks a little too toughly regarding contract turkey

I'm still trying to digest, never mind offer a summary of Tomas Jurco's massive interview with (I love the fact that Jurco recongnizes that it's a "big deal" to be able to afford a car to drive around in the summer in Slovakia and a car to drive in the U.S., and that he feels that shouldn't go to his head), but I suppose I ought to post this now...

With trade talks picking up and free agency nearing, who might the Red Wings pursue?

Player movement will pick over the next 10 days, between trade discussions at the entry draft this weekend and the start of free agency on July 1. Teams can begin talking to other clubs' free agents on Wednesday, and the Detroit Red Wings plan on taking advantage of this window to speak with several players. More than anything, the Red Wings need help on defense, preferably...

NHL Rumors: Daniel Alfredsson wants to play one more season

The Detroit Red Wings have announced that forward Daniel Alfredsson wants to play another season.resolute-Wikimedia CommonsIt was expected that Daniel Alfredsson would have retired after the 2012-2013 season. Instead he shocked the hockey community and left the Ottawa Senators to sign a one year deal with the Detroit Red Wings, hoping he would have a better shot at the Stanley...

Detroit Red Wings’ 2014-15 Schedule: 10 Games to Circle on Your Calendar

The Detroit Red Wings released their full 2014-15 regular-season schedule on Sunday. Which games are the most intriguing among the 82 to come this year? • Oct. 9 vs. Boston: The 2014-15 season opener and, interestingly enough, also the first of two home games against the Bruins during Detroit’s three-game homestand from Oct. 9-15. The two teams meet again on the final day of...

Red Wings have ‘strong interest’ in defenseman Dan Boyle

In need of some blue line upgrades the Red Wings have reportedly reached out to a number of impending free agents including defenseman Dan Boyle according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press. #RedWings have reached out to a number of players agents today. Strong interest in D Dan Boyle. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) June 25, 2014 The Wings have been in need of...

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Wings ‘Keenly Interested’ in Jerome Iginla, According to TSN

Will the Detroit Red Wings make a run at impending free agent Jarome Iginla? TSN’s Darren Dreger says that it’s possible, if Iginla cannot come to an agreement on a new deal with the Boston Bruins … and if Daniel Alfredsson’s similar free-agent situation drags on for too long. Iginla wants to stay with the Boston Bruins and there’s talk they’re negotiating on both a two...

Red Wings mid-day news: on Hasek, questions and answers, free agents and ‘thoughts’

Amongst this morning's Red Wings-related stories: Dominik Hasek is certain to receive a call from the Hockey Hall of Fame's selection committee today, and the Windsor Star's Bob Duff spoke with Jiri Fischer and Kris Draper about Hasek's legacy... Jiri Fischer doesn’t mince words when he discusses Dominik Hasek’s presence in their homeland of the Czech Republic...

Khan, Pleiness: Red Wings officially re-sign Gustavsson

From MLive's Ansar Khan: Jonas Gustavsson officially signed his one-year contract with Wings today. Slight bump from $1.5 million to $1.85 million. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) June 25, 2014 And the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness... The Wings' deal with Jonas Gustavsson is official ... one year at $1.85 million per GM Ken Holland. He made $1...

2014 Wild Draft Preview: Sleepers and Steals

Pavel Datsyuk was selected 171st Overall in 1998 was a bit of a ‘steal’ for the Detroit Red Wings. Its really the gold rush aspect of the draft.  The thrill of the hunt where a well calculated gamble that could pay off big time.  The want to find that player that can be the diamond in the rough that will be a pivotal part of an organization for years to come.  Not every pick...

Hasek, Forsberg, Modano head 2014 Hall of Fame class

With the 2013-14 NHL season behind us, it’s once again that time of year when the Hockey Hall of Fame announces the players and other supporting members of the game to be enshrined and receive the greatest honor in the sport of hockey. This year, the Hall of Fame committee decided on four players, one coach, and one referee to bestow the highest respect in hockey. The Hockey Hall...

Forsberg, Modano, Hasek and Pat Burns headline 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

The 2014 Hall of Fame induction class is not too shabby.Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano, Dominik Hasek, and Rob Blake were inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame for their legendary playing careers in the past two decades. Former Bruins coach Pat Burns, who passed away in 2010, was posthumously inducted to the Hall as a builder. Dominik "The Dominator" Hasek (via goaliesarchive...

Red Wings wining and dining news: on Boyle, Iginla and Alfredsson

Some of this might be repetitious for KK readers, but here's what I've found in terms of Red Wings-related "wining and dining" news today. First, the Free Press's Helene St. James reported this about Dan Boyle... #RedWings have reached out to a number of players agents today. Strong interest in D Dan Boyle. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames)...

Detroit Brings Back the Monster for an Extra Season by   Steven Ellis

Jonas Gustavsson has signed a one-year, $1.85 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. The Monster  posted a 16-5-4 record last season to go with a .907 save percentage and a 2.63 goals-against average in 27 games in 2013-14. Gustavsson showed flashes of prominence during the season when he jumped right into the line-up and won three straight games for the Detroit [...]

WDFN’s Matt Sheppard snags a rare interview with Red Wings director of amateur scouting Tyler Wright

Red Wings director of amateur scouting Tyler Wright hasn't given an interview since training camp--as far as I know, anyway--but he spoke with WDFN's Matt Sheppard today, all of two days before the NHL Draft, and he did so for over fourteen minutes:
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