Found June 18, 2012 on
The Red Wings already spilled the beans on ticket pricing for the Red Wings-Maple Leafs Alumni game and Winter Classic, and a certain TMR reader I’ll call “Bob Rouse” informed me that the team will officially start selling those tickets to partial and full season ticket-holders between June 25th and 28th, with every STH’er allowed to purchase 2 tickets per 1 season ticket seat they call their own.
As my pal Taylor noted on Twitter, scuttlebutt out of Toronto suggests that the remaining tickets out of the 40,000 allotted to the Wings, 40,000 allotted to the Leafs and whatever other number of the 113,000 total tickets available for the event are gobbled up by the NHL and its sponsors will probably be made available to fans via a lottery later in the summer, so there will probably be some sort of public sale, but we should expect that we’re talking about something like no more than 30,000 seats made available to the general public.
Here’s what the Wings sent “Bob Rouse” (sorry, I’m b...
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As the Detroit Red Wings begin to address this offseason of rebuilding on the fly, one issue is not in question:
Henrik Zetterberg is their next captain -- period.
It was determined years ago, after Marty Lapointe left for Boston as an unrestricted free agent. Lapointe was and will always be a heart-and-soul Red Wing.
When the Bruins offered him a mega-million dollar contract...
Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk probably won’t win the Selke Trophy as the league’s best defensive forward tonight, but he’s in Las Vegas to attend the NHL Awards (airing at 7 PM EDT on NBCSN and on tape delay at 8 on the CBC) anyway.
David Backes is the favorite to win given that Datsyuk missed a dozen games recovering from knee surgery, and while we haven’t heard too...
Darren Helm has agreed to a four-year deal to remain with the Detroit Red Wings.
General manager Ken Holland announced the contract Tuesday.
Helm, a 25-year-old center, had nine goals and 17 assists in 68 games last season. He had surgery on a tendon in his right arm after he was hurt in Game 1 of a first-round playoff series against Nashville. The Red Wings lost in five games...
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard’s at the Michigan International Speedway as a co-grand marshal of today’s “Quicken Loans 400,” and he spoke to the Windsor Star’s Bob Duff about uncertain off-season outlook, suggesting that the Wings don’t need to do much more than be the Wings to attract elite players…
As far as what the future holds for his own team, Howard was less...
The Red Wings announced Tuesday that they’ve agreed to terms on a new deal with speedy forward Darren Helm. The terms of the contract include a 4-year deal worth $8.5 million dollars.
Helm earned $1 million in 2011-12 and was set to become a restricted free agent on July 1st. His new contract has a salary-cap hit of $2.125 million.
Throughout his time in Detroit thus far, Helm...
Via Paul, the Wings have knocked one of their three restricted free agent signings off the list by re-signing Darren Helm, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger:
Darren Helm agrees to 4 year, $8.5 deal in Detroit.
That’s $2.125 million per season..
Update: MLive’s Ansar Khan confirms:
Wings have re-signed Darren Helm to four-year deal worth $8.5 million
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I jammed a bunch of mid-day news into the Darren Helm re-signing thread, but as Wings assistant GM Jim Nill happens to serve as the Grand Rapids Griffins’ GM, and they’ve lost the services of Curt Fraser and signed Luke Glendening to an AHL-only contract, Nill’s conversation with the Grand Rapids Press’s Peter J. Wallner, regarding the “farm team’s” search for Fraser’s...
If last week’s teasers and subtle message-sending by general managers, player agents and even players themselves who may or may not be playing the media to skirt tampering rules whetted your appetite for pre-draft rumors, you’re going to love this week and weekend. With the Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday, the NHL Awards on Wednesday and the Entry Draf…I mean Draft taking...
By Rhys Richards (@RREsq)
While the summer can also be considered the winter of sports for hockey fans, the time between the awarding of the Stanley Cup and July 1st is akin to the exciting days leading up to a birthday during childhood.
First, the NHL Entry Draft gives every fan the opportunity to dream about the future for his or her team. Every team attempts to address its burning...
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Amongst this evening’s Red Wings-related news:
• First and foremost, no. Just no. Bobby Ryan would be too expensive and the Wings are worried about adding via free agency, not surrendering assets in a trade.
• The most interesting scuttlebutt of directly Red Wings-related note comes from the Windsor Star’s Bob Duff’s Twitter account...
#redwings Holland on neg. with...
Could he add the mettle and scoring touch the Wings have been missing?
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The Detroit Red Wings of 2012-2013 will be a team that even die-hard fans may have trouble recognizing. Continue reading →