Found July 31, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Martin Frk
TEAMS: Detroit Red Wings
Well that was fast, per the Red Wings’ Twitter account: UPDATE: The Red Wings have signed forward Martin Frk to a three-year, entry-level contract.…— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 31, 2012

Red Wings mid-day news: on Frk, Lidstrom, ‘Operation Bobblehead’ and waiting on Doan

The Red Wings announced via Twitter that the team’s signed 2011 second-round pick Martin Frk to a 3-year, entry-level contract, and’s Bill Roose spoke to Wings GM Ken Holland about the team’s decision to sign a player who’s been a member of the organization for all of five weeks: “He came to camp and our guys liked him in Traverse City,” Red Wings...

Red Wings overnight report: grumpily debunking the Filppula-Yandle rumor

In theory, anyway, I’m supposed to be on vacation, but after a day spent mostly doing what one does after a long trip preceded by a longer couple of weeks—sleeping—I woke up and found that Alex Kovalevich wanted me to check out some rumors he’d found and posted on Red Wings Grinder, his blog. So I looked immediately to something I have limited access to this week in Twitter...

Offseason of discontent for Red Wings

Believe it or not, back on Feb. 21 the Detroit Red Wings sat atop the NHL standings, which was business as usual. Since that time, it has been anything but business as usual for one of the leagues premier franchises. Injuries during the second half of season, another playoff disappointment, a game-changing retirement and a summer of being jilted by big-name free agents have left...

Detroit Red Wings Prospect Profile: Let Gustav Nyquist Play

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings have made 21 straight playoff appearances, the longest streak in professional sports. During that streak, the organization has regularly brought in veteran players to fill its top two forward lines while its prospects mature on the bottom two lines or in the farm system. Detroit’s 1997 Stanley Cup Champion forward corps consisted...

Red Wings overnight report: regarding Frk, Abdelkader, the CBA, Swedish charity hockey games and OCD

Certain things have reminded me that I’m in the middle of an all-too-short vacation, including having to buy half a gazillion 12-packs of Diet Coke to last the mom for two days, my Uncle Joey proving that there’s no wood wet enough that a quart of lighter fluid can’t turn into a fire, staying up far too late at said fire, and having to tell the boss that this Tweet from RedWingsFeed...

Believe in The Wings - Because We Can Score

Need another reason to believe in your Detroit Red Wings?   Well, here you go, thanks to my local paper, the Columbus Dispatch:  A list, by team, of NHL players who have scored 20 goals in an NHL season, compiled to accompany the story that appeared in today's editions of The Dispatch: #1 BOS (10): Bergeron, Kelly, Krejci, Peverly, Savard, Seguin, Milan, Marchand, Rolston...

Cloutier vs. Salo Only #4?; Hank's New Ride

While Rangers fans will always vote Dan Cloutier vs. Tommy Salo as the greatest goaltender fight of all time, The Hockey News only has it at #4... 4. Dan Cloutier (Rangers) vs. Tommy Salo (Islanders) Cloutier’s fight with Tommy Salo came April 4, 1998. P.J. Stock tangled with Mariusz Czerkawski, ripped his helmet and jersey off and in came Salo. When Salo joined, Cloutier couldn’t...

Vote For Your Favorite Bobblehead

Paul for George who is sunning in the great UP. Detroit, MI… For the second consecutive year the Detroit Red Wings will be asking fans to help determine which players will be featured in their season-long bobblehead giveaway promotion in 2012-13. Following the success of last summer’s Operation: Bobblehead voting campaign, which saw nearly two millions ballots cast in selecting...

Red Wings evening news: on stupid Yandle rumors, an annoying wait and Kocur’s charity softball game

I absolutely despise doing this, but as a follow-up to the overnight report’s take on “Hockeyinsiderr’s” belief that the Wings are seriously bidding for Yandle, here’s your okay, folks, it’s official, this guy’s nuts—and the Wings would be nuts, too, to offer this kind of package for one player: BREAKING NEWS: The #RedWings have offer on the table for #Coyotes Yandle...

It's Time to Calm Down

I'm not going to lie and say that I have it all together when it comes to being a Red Wings fan. In fact, my fandom has gone on a roller coaster ride ever since the Wings lost in the 1st round back in April. Free agency (or lack of) hasn't helped. I have been slacking on writing lately partly because my hockey emotions have left me pretty numb. I care about this team just...

Wings/Walleye Extend Affiliation Agreement

Paul here for George who is looking at some rocks today. (TOLEDO, OH) – The Toledo Walleye and the Detroit Red Wings have signed a two year affiliation agreement. The new deal is through the 2013-14 season. Toledo Walleye President and General Manager Joe Napoli, “I’m really happy to have the relationship continue through 2014 with one of the most respected franchises in...
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