Updated at 12:28 PM: Amongst this morning's Red Wings-related stories:
I guess all one can do is congratulate Francis Pare, a long-serving member of the Grand Rapids Griffins but someone who the Wings simply didn't have room for, as he's found gainful employment overseas:
Finnish club TPS of the SM-liiga announced a few hours ago that they signed @GriffinsHockey forward Francis Pare. #FreeAgentFrenzy
— MiHockey (@MiHockeyNow) July 8, 2013
Even the roughest of translations of TPS Turku's website's press release reveals that Red Wings Finnish scout Ari Vouri just happens to be Turku's general manager, so there's a Wings connection there, and TPS also signed Ducks forward Dan Sexton. Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: bidding farewell to Pare, UFA talk, HHOF reminders and Alfredsson in Swedish"