JAKUB KINDL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Weiss, Kindl appear ready to return but must earn a spot in lineup

Stephen Weiss said he’s “chomping at the bit” to get back into the lineup and could be cleared to play by Monday. Now he must earn a spot in the lineup, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said. “You start by flying in practice and get noticed in practice and the coach puts you in,” Babcock said. “He’s a veteran player who’s been a good scorer in the league. We...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kindl Is Good In Some Areas But Needs to Be More Competitive

Ansar Khan of Mlive with a look at Jacub Kindl, Jakub Kindl took a significant step last season, but Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock colorfully illustrated how far the 26-year-old defenseman has to go. “In the hundred-mile journey, he just finished lap five,'' Babcock said. At least Kindl is in the race. That wasn't the case at the start of the lockout...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Kindl gets four-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings and defenseman Jakub Kindl have agreed to terms of a four-year contract. The 26-year-old Kindl was a restricted free agent. He'll make $2.4 million a year under the new contract. Kindl was drafted by the Red Wings in 2005 and made his NHL debut in 2009. The Sumperk, Czech Republic, native scored a career-high four goals for the Red Wings in the 2012-13...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Kindl agree to 4-year contract

The Detroit Red Wings and defenseman Jakub Kindl have agreed to terms of a four-year contract. The 26-year-old Kindl was a restricted free agent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kindl was drafted by the Red Wings in 2005 and made his NHL debut in 2009. The Sumperk, Czech Republic, native scored a career-high four goals for the Red Wings in the 2012-13 season and tied his...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jakub Kindl Signs 4-Year Contract: Updating the Detroit Red Wings’ Salary Cap Situation

Jakub Kindl agreed to a four-year, $9.6-million deal with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night, locking the restricted free agent into the team’s lineup for the foreseeable future. Kindl finally delivered this season on the high hopes Detroit had for him, finishing with a plus-15 rating, 13 points and spending time on both the penalty-kill and power-play units. The reported $2...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Wings agree to deal with Kindl

Defenseman Jakub Kindl and the Red Wings have agreed to a four-year, 9.6 million deal, according to tsn.ca. Selected in the first round (19th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Heading into last season, many in the Red Wings organization thought Kindl was a disappointment; however, he was forced into action because of injuries and became a pleasant surprise. In 41 games, Kindl...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jakub Kindl scores a nice backhand goal on his own goalie

On the day that the Detroit Red Wings were celebrating Gordie Howe’s 85th birthday, the Wings came out completely flat against the Chicago Blackhawks.  They were down 2-0 when this disastrous play happened.  Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl got the puck in front of his own net and was trying to make a play to get the puck away from the net when he got stick-checked by Blackhawks...
Via Diehardsport
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on Kindl’s playing plans, all about insurance and coaching made tricky

I've been saying this for a while now, and I'm sticking to it: while a good third to 40% of the Red Wings' roster probably plans on playing overseas at some point during the lockout, the younger, more interchangeable and most importantly cheaper-to-insure are the only ones who will find gainful employment, at least with a Datsyukian KHL exception. Jakub Kindl kind of...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: Worlds talk, on Parise and Suter’s long-term desires and Lidstrom/Holmstrom

Amongst this afternoon’s Red Wings stories: • Jakub Kindl may have been bumped from the Czech World Championship team, but as several Czech readers noted on Twitter, the Czech Ice Hockey Association’s website suggests that Kindl was the one who chose to decline the team’s invitation to play in the World Championships (something fishy’s going on, but my grasp of translated...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Wounded Wings lose Howard, Kindl

DETROIT -- Forget about trying to get healthy. For now, the Red Wings are merely trying to stop the bleeding. Already missing defensemen Nick Lidstrom (ankle), Jonathan Ericsson (wrist), Pavel Datsyuk (knee) and Patrick Eaves (jaw, concussion), the Wings lost two more players againstthe Chicago Blackhawks Sunday afternoon. Defenseman Jakub Kindl left the game in the first period...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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