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from Bill Roose of DetroitRedWings.com, With Fabian Brunnstrom clearing waivers this afternoon, the Red Wings’ brass has decided to do something that they typically don’t do – call-up a first-year pro.
Rookie forward Gustav Nyquist has played in just 17 pro hockey games, but he’ll get his NHL indoctrination Tuesday night when the Wings host the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena.
The 22-year-old forward, who scored two goals in the Wings’ preseason finale, has nine points in nine AHL games this season for the Grand Rapids Griffins.
The Wings, who have scored 10 goals in the last five games, will be looking for scoring from their up-and-coming your star.
“We need to score some goals,” Wings general manager Ken Holland said.
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The Detroit Red Wings have secured their next franchise defenseman, signing Niklas Kronwall to a seven-year contract extension worth $33.25 million.Kronwall was set to become an unrestricted free agent at season's end. He'll make $4.5 million next season, $6 million the following three years, $5.5 million the next season, $3.5 million in season six and $1.75 million in the...
The Red Wings have assigned Brunnstrom, 26, to Grand Rapids, where he can play 10 games or stay 30 days before having to be put through waivers again.
The Wings called up Nyquist, 22, from the minors on Monday in hopes he can help turn around a four-game losing streak during which the Wings have scored just four goals.
via TSN, The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenceman Niklas Kronwall on a seven-year contract extension worth an average of $4.75 million per season.
Kronwall, 30, was in the final season of a five-year contract and is one of nine Red Wings set to become unrestricted free agents next July.
The Red Wings selected Kronwall with the 29th overall pick in the 2000 NHL...
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings signed Niklas Kronwall to a seven-year, $33.25 million contract and gave general manager Ken Holland one fewer move to worry about.
If the Red Wings really are going to join the Eastern Conference next season, you'd better start boning up on their new rivals. Two of the better teams in the East square off tonight as Buffalo hosts Philadelphia at 7:30 on Versus.
Trivia contest for Episode 101 “Drinks Tuesday” of Fake Henrik Zetterberg.
There are 4 lines or references taken from other (our favorite) films or TV shows! A very special prize goes to the 1st person that can correctly name the film or show and character associated with the line/reference.
4 prizes will be awarded! One for each reference/line!
Post it on Fake Henrik Zetterberg’s...
No one embodies the Red Wings' struggle to score more right now than Danny Cleary, who has two assists this season.
That’s what Bob McKenzie tweeted today, as reposted by the Detroit Sports Site.
The Detroit Red Wings placed forward Fabian Brunnstrom on waivers Sunday, TSN’s Bob MacKenzie reported. Any NHL team can now claim Brunnstrom — if he clears, he’s likely headed to Grand Rapids for a spell. No corresponding roster move was announced.
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DETROIT – The Red Wings placed forward Fabian Brunnstrom on waivers today.
The move gives general manager Ken Holland the option to recall a player from Grand Rapids, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, if he chooses.