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Today’s crop of Red Wings-related news is pretty bloody sparse: the Free Press has mentioned the Red Wings’ decision to start a female-only fan club, and DetroitRedWings.com’s Zack Crawford relied on archival quotes to profile former Wing and Maple Leaf Danny Markov in another “Dual Citizenship” article (and file Markov under the long list of defensemen who either suffered career-ending injuries or simply chose to scoot from Detroit despite fitting in just fine), so today’s most noteworthy Wings-related article comes from the Oakland Press’s Pat Caputo, who argues that the battle between owners and players to carve up the proceeds of a $3.3 billion business in a different manner hurts the people who fork over chunks of their discretionary income to pay the owners, teams and players most severely:
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The Detroit Red Wings locked up what may be one of their future stars to a an entry-level contract Monday night.
According to CapGeek.com, the Wings and 2011 draft pick (35th overall) Tomas Jurco agreed to terms on a three-year deal worth more than $2.12 million with a salary cap hit of $709,187. This essentially means that Jurco will more than likely begin the 2012-13 season with...
The Red Wings have at least three personnel moves to take care of before the team reassembles for training camp and the exhibition season (whenever that may be): the team needs to address Tomas Holmstrom’s future, the Wings need to re-sign Justin Abdelkader, and the Wings’ front office needs to decide whether it will attempt to make a trade for a top-pair defenseman prior to...
Of Red Wings-related note this afternoon:
• From the Wings:
KRIS DRAPER VICTORIOUS IN OPENING ROUND OF OPERATION: BOBBLEHEAD – ALUMNI EDITION
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Well go figure, the, “George leaves the house and stuff happens” rule must be tied to proximity to Southeastern Michigan. The ever-indispensable RedWingsFeed posted the following Tweet from Capgeek.com a few minutes ago…
Preliminary contract details for #NHL #RedWings Tomas Jurco (GP bonuses not included) capgeek.com/players/displa…— CapGeek (@capgeek) August 7, 2012
Capgeek broke the news last night, and the Red Wings are confirming it this morning:
UPDATE: The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward prospect Tomas Jurco to a three-year, entry-level contract.— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 7, 2012
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Amongst this evening’s Red Wings-related stories, DetroitRedWings.com’s Andrea Nelson provides a recap of the Joey Kocur Foundation’s charity softball game this past weekend, and it sounds like a good time was had by all:
“It’s a small town country thing,” Kocur said. “Everybody comes out here, the kids have something to do, the adults have something to do, we have...
by @PuckSage Hockey This Week Hockey This Week Moving On In Motown During last season, elsewhere on the internet I wrote that the Detroit Red Wings needed to be blown up. This was both before the home unbeaten streak, and the first round exit. More importantly it was also before the (official) announcement of the [...]
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Tomas Jurco has puck skills.He was drafted by Detroit last year with 35th selection overall. The 19 year old Slovak is just one of the young promising talents that Detroit has in its ranks.According to Khan(!), he was signed to a three year entry-level deal worth $2.12 million.The 6'2, 193 pounder has been tearing it up in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...accumulating...
I don’t know where my Uncle Mike Babcock is. It’s the summer and he gets all eclectic on us in the off months. Writing, hunting, skiing, combing.
I wonder though, Mike. If you’re reading this? I wonder if you might take a few minutes and help me with a theory.
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It’s summer and while we long for the puck to drop (hopefully) in October, it’s time to look at our 10 best moments from the 2011-2012 season (voted on by myself). We start the list on December 15th, 2011 when the Predators engaged the Detroit Red Wings in at the Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville was in quite the deficit come midway into...