Found June 28, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
FYI, from the Wings’ PR department: RED WINGS TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIAL MEDIA DAY DETROIT 2012 … Special Event Takes Place on Saturday at MotorCity Casino … Detroit, MI… For the third straight year the 11-time Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings will be taking part in one of southeast Michigan ’s most preeminent social media networking events. On Saturday, June 30, the Red Wings will participate in Social Media Day Detroit – an annual gathering of the region’s most esteemed Web 2.0 devotees.Continue reading "The Red Wings are holding a social media day meet-up on Saturday"

Red Wings GM Ken Holland talks ‘holes’ with Pleiness

Red Wings GM Ken Holland has some serious needs to fill on Sunday, but he told the Macomb Daily’s Chuck Pleiness (via RedWingsFeed) that his team does not believe that it’s dealing from anything other than a position of strength going into July 1st: “We’ve got cap space, we’ll explore the market, but it’s got to make sense,” Wings general manager Ken Holland said Friday...

Could Schultz Be The Red Wings' Next Lidstrom?

The Detroit Red Wings, like most other teams in the NHL, are in hot pursuit of sought after free agent, Justin Schultz. For an organization that just saw future Hall-of-Famer, Nicklas Lidstrom, retire, they are more than willing to bring in this future star with open arms."We've contacted his agents to express the Detroit Red Wings are interested in signing him to a contract...

Referendum for a Red Wings dream?

Yes, I know, parallel posts. Promise they won’t last for too long, but for now, there’s a reason that Red Wings GM Ken Holland made the statements that he did about his team’s core supposedly being at or near elite as-is—especially on a night when so many teams have informed the media that they’re letting their UFA’s-to-be to test the market that you’d think the NHL’s...

No Justin Schultz for the Red Wings

Crap. According to the Detroit News’s Ted Kulfan, the Wings will have to go all out for Ryan Suter, Jay Garrison and, if he makes it to the market, Matt Carle, especially now that the Flames have locked up Dennis Wideman, because… Red Wings officially out of of the D Justin Schultz sweepstakes

Red Wings overnight report: the Wings’ brass prepares to hunker down and bid, bid, bid

Sometime on Monday or Tuesday, the vast majority of NHL teams’ fans might very well be playing this song in their heads, “Want it All Back” by the Seatbelts. To paraphrase, given the ridiculous number of teams bidding on an incredibly small number of free agents, even with the market fluctuating due to so many teams telling their restricted free agents to go ahead and “test...

Here’s Red Wings coach Mike Babcock’s appearance on NHL Live

I may be sniffly, but I’m not completely out of it. After the jump you’ll find the audio/video of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock’s appearance on NHL Live. He may or may not have talked to E.J. Hradek and Bill Pidto about free agency and the state of the Wings at present, and it’s good to hear Babcock say that the first person who has to improve after a disappointing playoff...

Detroit Red Wings Links: Jiri Hudler as Good as Gone, Barring an Unexpected Twist

Ken Holland has reached out to Jiri Hudler's agent in an effort to re-sign the soon-to-be free agent winger, but it still appears that the Wings are unwilling to give Hudler the type of money he's looking for. Continue reading →

Detroit Red Wings Reportedly ‘Out of Justin Schultz Sweepstakes’

The Detroit Red Wings' pursuit of free agent defenseman Justin Schultz appears to be over almost before it began. Continue reading →

Red Wings evening news from Pleiness: Hudler’s gone, on RFA’s and the Schultz Popularity Contest

Well color me as surprised as I was to hear the Free Press’s Helene St. James state that the Red Wings would have to pay both arms and three legs (or something close to that) to pry Rick Nash from Columbus, or that Governor Snyder, according to the Detroit News, anyway, approved the waiver allowing liquor to be sold at the Winter Classic: According to the Macomb Daily’s Chuck...

Report: No Schultz

According to The Detroit News, soon-to-be Free Agent Justin Schultz will NOT be coming to Detroit to play for the Red Wings.Many fans were getting excited about this 21 year old defensemen from the University of Wisconsin...but apparently, he has no interest in joining the greatest franchise in all of sports.There's about 5 or 6 General Managers reportedly trying to woo Schultz...

Chewbacca does not live on Endor and Tomas Holmstrom will not play for Chicago

The man has three kids who play hockey in Novi. He’s so rooted in the community that, unlike almost every other Swede that’s ever suited up in the NHL, he says he wants to stay in the U.S. for a couple of years before deciding whether to move home or apply for permanent resident alien’s status—and he once suggested that he might apply for U.S. citizenship. He’s the man...

Mark Spizzirri: What happens to Detroit's blueline if Suter snubs the Winged Wheel?

With the beginning of free agency on July 1st on the horizon, most Red Wing fans are resting their hopes on Ken Holland and the rest of the Red Wing management group being able to secure the rights of defenseman Ryan Suter of the Nashville Predators to smooth the transition of life in Detroit, A.N. (after Nick). Although Lidstrom may not have been at the same level he once was during his final...

Red Wings Free Agency Roundtable: Dustin Penner

In a lot of ways, Dustin Penner is the quintessential Red Wings' free-agent candidate. Continue reading →

The Money Starts Talking

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, As Holland says, the Red Wings can’t sell climate, anonymity, or a state-of-the-art facility to players. Their pitch revolves strictly around the hockey-playing experience. With Nicklas Lidstrom now retired, the Red Wings have the need, the will and the cash (roughly $20-million in available salary-cap space) to land one or both of Parise...

Kulfan: Wings Not In Running For Schultz

Via @tkulfan Red Wings officially out of of the D Justin Schultz sweepstakes And nothing else…yet.
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