Found June 09, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
If you didn’t happen to see it yesterday afternoon, Winging it in Motown offered the initial pricing info regarding the Red Wings’ Winter Classic Alumni game at Comerica Park, as well as the main event at Michigan Stadium, and if you don’t feel like heading on over to the Wings’ website which provides images of the “pricing,” they’re available after the jump cut: Continue reading "Red Wings overnight report: Winter Classic pricing emerges, sort of, and a free agent tease"

Red Wings overnight report: On the Wings’ restricted free agents and Sunday free agent scuttlebutt

When one looks at’s handy-dandy Red Wings salary chart, he or she can easily see that the Wings have three unrestricted free agents of note* to ponder re-signing in Jiri Hudler (out the door—more on this later), Brad Stuart (likely gone) and Tomas Holmstrom (probably pushed out by younger players, and no, Ty Conklin does not count as an “unrestricted free agent...

Red Wings mid-day news: on Lidstrom’s future, Cleary and Brunnstrom updates and more UFA speculation

Updated 2x at 3:29 PM: Chris Conner’s European agent may be steering him toward Sweden, and Jimmy Howard will be a Grand Marshal at the Quicken Lanes 400 at the Michigan International Speedway: This afternoon’s crop of Red Wings news may as well be called, “Variations on the overnight report’s themes,” because I’ll begin this entry with chatter about Nicklas Lidstrom’s...

Farewell, Brad Stuart: Red Wings trade him to San Jose for Andrew Murray

Well now, per the Red Wings’ Twitter account: TRANSACTION: The rights to defenseman Brad Stuart have been traded to San Jose for a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. ... TRADE: The rights to defenseman Brad Stuart have been traded to San Jose for Andrew Murray and a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. ... Both Brad Stuart and Andrew Murray are scheduled to become UFA’s on July 1.

With Lidstrom retired, who will be the next Captain?

The news that every Detroit Red Wings fan was dreading came true  Thursday May 31st as future Hall of Fame defenseman and longtime Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom decided to retire from the game after 20 years with Detroit. Nick was handed the Captaincy after former teammate Steve Yzerman retired back in 2006. Since then, Nick [...]

Red Wings overnight report: on free agent uncertainty and more 97 Cup reminisces

On a very grumpy morning for a mildly aggravated blogger: Regardless of what you, I or Red Wings GM Ken Holland would like to believe as to whether Zach Parise, Ryan Suter or any other player might test the waters of unrestricted free agency, the plain and simple truth of the matter is that it’s the player’s decision. The player’s current rights-holders can do everything in...

Red WIngs mid-day quickies: on Semin, a Rufenach tribute and the great chain of citation

On what remains a somewhat quiet Saturday in terms of Red Wings news… The biggest story of this afternoon’s news cycle involves the Wings’ most likely Zach Parise back-up plan in one Alex Semin. Via a heads-up from, Semin spoke to Sport-Express (the article lists no author some reason), and if you’re a fan of the streaky scorer, especially given his chemistry with...

Flyers vs Red Wings: Game 4 6.7.1997

Tonight we live blog the game that ended so much frustration. Whether you want to pretend this is actually 1997 all over again or you just want to relive the game is up to you.You can find the game here or you can find it on your Celebration of Champions DVD box set. Puck drops at 8:00 EST. Then at 9:20 EST, head over to twitter to thank McCarty for being awesome. He's not following...

Sharks acquire D Brad Stuart from Detroit

The San Jose Sharks are bringing back former high draft pick Brad Stuart in a deal with the Detroit Red Wings. The Sharks announced Sunday they acquired the defenseman from Detroit for forward Andrew Murray and a conditional 2014 draft pick. Stuart is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson says he is hopeful he can sign Stuart to...

Detroit Trades The Rights To Brad Stuart To San Jose

Detroit, MI... Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland today announced that the club has traded the rights for defenseman Brad Stuart to the San Jose Sharks. In return, the Red Wings received a conditional seventh round pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft and forward Andrew Murray from the Sharks. Both Stuart and Murray are set...

Brad Stuart, you can go home again

Brad Stuart began his career with the Sharks and thanks to today's long anticipated deal, he'll get a chance to return home to finish it. The Red Wings get Andrew Murray and a seventh round pick in the 2014 draft if Stuart signs with the Sharks. Stuart becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, unless the two sides work out a deal first. Stuart back in familar colors...

Report: Alexander Radulov Not on Detroit Red Wings’ Radar

Red Wings GM Ken Holland recently said that he would look into the possibility of trading for the rights to pending free agents, but Nashville apparently won't be getting a call about Alexander Radulov. Continue reading →

Fare Thee Well Brad - Stuart Traded to San Jose

Well this isn't surprising considering what we've been hearing.  Per a RW press release and via Kulkaskorner: Detroit, MI... Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland today announced that the club has traded the rights for defenseman Brad Stuart to the San Jose Sharks. In return, the Red Wings received a conditional seventh round pick in...

Detroit Red Wings Links: Could Matt Carle Be Plan B if Ryan Suter Stays in Nashville?

CSNPhilly brings up the possibility of Detroit turning its attention to Flyers defenseman Matt Carle, should Ryan Suter re-sign in Nashville. Continue reading →

Short-Term Loss, Long-Term Gain

Even more evitable than the inevitable loss of Nick Lidstrom was the one that sent Brad Stuart west. We knew it. He knew it. So did San Jose.  But Ken Holland took it a step further. He, once again, demonstrated to Stuart, all Wings and any players who may consider Detroit in the future that this organ-I-zation takes care of those who play the right way, the Wing Way, while in...

Detroit Red Wings Send Rights to Brad Stuart to San Jose Sharks for Conditional Pick and Andrew Murray

Anyone hoping to have Brad Staurt return to the Detroit Red Wings blue line next season saw those dreams die on Sunday, when the Wings shipped him to the San Jose Sharks for Andrew Murray and a conditional 2014 seventh-round … Continue reading →
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