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Last night's translated article from Sport.ch's Tobias Wust apparently originated from a 10-minute interview that Red Wings free-agent-to-be Damien Brunner gave to Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, and here's a solid translation of their highlighted transcription of the interview (three videos are embeddded in the story, but I'm guessing that you're not going to get much out of them if you don't speak Swiss-tinged German):
Brunner: "The motto is practice, practice and practice."
Damien Brunner registered 17 goals over the course of 58 games played during his first NHL season with Detroit, and he reached the second round of the playoffs. The Swiss forward discussed his future potential and his pals on the Red Wings' [roster].
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The Detroit Red Wings and Pavel Datsyuk have agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the talented center a Red Wing through the 2016-17 season.
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Pavel Datsyuk has signed a three-year extension which will keep him with the Detroit Red Wings through 2016-17, as reported by the Detroit News. This news officially ends any speculation that Datsyuk may shift over to the KHL to finish out his career after the 2013-14 campaign. Datsuk will earn $23 million during his three-year extension and will carry an average cap hit of just...
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Earlier Monday night, the verified Twitter account belonging to Pavel Datsyuk tweeted out “Big day tomorrow…” And before many could see it, digest it and pump their fist, it was gone.
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The Red Wings' AHL team so closely resembled its NHL counterpart on Saturday night that I was waiting for Larry Murphy to emerge from the ether, pop up on the AHL Live broadcast and inform me that the Grand Rapids Griffins' 33 shots over the first two periods of their 5-2 loss to the Lake Erie Monsters on Saturday night resulted in exactly 4 scoring chances.
(Jason Franson/Canadian Press)
Following up on last night’s work with the crystal ball, Red Wings magician Pavel Datsyuk indeed signed a contract extension that should make him a Red Wing for life.
General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press the deal is for $22.5 million, with an annual salary cap hit of $7.5 million. That latter number is especially important, because it matches...
Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk offered a mysterious Tweet on Monday night, and MLive's Ansar Khan reports that there's something behind Datysuk's, "Big day tomorrow..."
[edit/update: and Bob McKenzie knows "how big":
"@AnsarKhanMLive: Wings-Datsyuk 'very close' to extension | http://t.co/ckfyc08YG9 http://t.co/sB0fZruWSe"...
Tomorrow, the Grand Rapids Griffins will head to Syracuse, New York to begin to prepare for a hopefully Calder Cup-clinching Game 6 of their AHL Final series against the Syracuse Crunch (Game 6 will take place on Tuesday and an if-necessary Game 7 would take place on Thursday, with both games held at the Onecenter War Memorial Arena).
As the Griffins attempt to rebound from losses...
The Red Wings are hoping Datsyuk will finish his career in Detroit.
Pavel Datsyuk and the Detroit Red Wings are on the verge of agreeing to a multi-year contract extension, FoxSportsDetroit.com reported late Monday night.
Datsyuk’s agent, Gary Greenstin, told Fox Sports Detroit: “We’re close.” Greenstin added that he will be flying into Detroit Tuesday, possibly to finalize...
FoxSportsDetroit.com has learned that Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings are close to agreeing to a multi-year contract extension that will keep the high-flying forward in Detroit well past next season.
Datsyuks agent, Gary Greenstin is flying to Detroit today where the two sides will put the finishing touches on the new deal.
Everybody knows what Pavel Datsyuk means to Detroit. We...
Pavel Datsyuk will be with the Detroit Red Wings for another 4 years after agreeing to a 3-year extension today.
Make sure to check out The Malik Report throughout the day on additional news on Datsyuk and the Wings.
A lot has happened since the last time I posted something. I know I said that we’d keep you up to speed, then pretty much disappeared. Oops. Won’t happen again. Until it does.
Updates after the jump:
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This entry is going to be a little more rambly than usual, so please bear with me:
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