Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/25/12

SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 03: Carlo Colaiacovo #28 of the St. Louis Blues lines up for a faceoff during their game against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on December 3, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The Detroit Red Wings have submitted an offer to free agent defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo, True Hockey’s Andy Strickland reports. Colaiacovo spent last season with the St. Louis Blues, tallying 19 points in 64 regular season games. While he has dealt with injuries throughout his career, he would bring a boost to the Red Wings’ blue line that needs a replacement not just for Nicklas Lidstrom, but for Brad Stuart as well. Colaiacovo has become more and more sought after since Ryan Suter signed with the Minnesota Wild. He has also reportedly received offers from the New York Rangers, Carolina Hurricanes, Philadelphia Flyers, and Calgary Flames Check out other great articles at Sports Media 101.
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