Found February 23, 2012 on
The Detroit Red Wings, new arrival Kyle Quincey and the re-signed Todd Bertuzzi will attempt to continue their NHL-record-setting home-ice winning streak when they tangle against the Vancouver Canucks tonight (7:30 PM, FSD/Sportsnet West/NHL Network U.S./97.1 FM).
As noted on Wednesday night, the Canucks came into town insisting that they will make history tonight—as the tam that ends Detroit’s streak, and that the Canucks have gone so far as to suggest that they have been hoping that the Wings would continue to win so that the NHL’s “yippiest” team would earn the privilege of making their own exclamation point.
Now we’ll get into the talk in a minute, but I’d prefer to cut the bulls*** for a moment and get down to brass tacks here:
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Several sources have confirmed to FoxSportsDetroit.com that the Detroit Red Wings and power forward Todd Bertuzzi are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension.
The deal is believed to be for two years at a little over 2 million per season. Sources indicate that the Wings were seeking a one-year extension, but Bertuzzis asking price was not cap friendly.
The Wings added...
Detroit Red Wings veteran right wing Todd Bertuzzi signed a two-year contract extension on Thursday.
The deal is worth $4.15 million - and provides a no-trade clause, ESPN.com reported citing a source.
Bertuzzi is in the final season of a two-year contract that pays him an average annual value of $1.9 million.
The 37-year-old Bertuzzi has been durable, missing just eight games...
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The Red Wings got help from one former player to acquire another as they take aim at the Stanley Cup. The Wings added toughness to their blue line Tuesday by acquiring defenseman Kyle Quincey from Tampa Bay for Detroit's first-round pick in the June draft.
The Avalanche bolstered its forward corps and decreased the log jam on defense today by acquiring forward Steve Downie from the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Kyle Quincey.
I think the Avalanche did.
In case you missed the news – and I did at first because, well it was a day off and I was actually taking a nap when it happened (hey, I need a little sleep now and then, get off my @!#) – the Avs dealt Kyle Quincey to Tampa Bay today for forward Steve Downie. TB then flipped Quincey to Detroit for a first-round pick.
First off, why I think...
Despite what George might write about me, I don’t blast away to intentionally rile the unwashed. If a little angst on their part is a byproduct? I have no problem with that. The whole idea behind A2Y has always been to write like we talk and speak what we think. Because it’s fun.
So, because we do this for fun, I’ll tell you that if you click the “continue reading”...
The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded right wing Steve Downie to the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman Kyle Quincey, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.
I'm bitter. Howard played great and line 1c was incredible, but all the talk will be about Vancouver snapping the streak. Whatever.Full recap after the jump:
The icing call was terrible and it cost the Wings the game. Plain and simple. Still, if the whole team had played well, it wouldn't have mattered. Franzen seemed bored out there on the PP and the fact that he was...