Found June 06, 2012 on Red Light District Hockey:
The Detroit Red Wings have more money than they're used to playing around with for July 1. Aside from the top defenseman (or two) they desperately need, the Red Wings are looking to add another power forward.Currently, the team relies heavily on Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg to carry the large bulk of the offense, with players like Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Jiri Hudler being several of the key "fallback" guys who can, theoretically, capitalize when Datsyuk or Zetterberg are struggling. During the regular season, this setup worked fairly well until the last 25 games of the season, which saw Franzen drop off the radar and Filppula struggle to make the score sheet over the final 15 games.The only contract up this off-season, however, is Hudler's. It's been speculated that the team should think about letting the Czech player go and test the free agency market. While Hudler had the most goals for the Red Wings this past season, fans have had a love...
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