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JORDIN TOOTOO RUMORS

Report: Red Wings intend to buy out Tootoo's contract

A person familiar with the move has confirmed to The Associated Press that the Detroit Red Wings have placed forward Jordin Tootoo on waivers with the intention to buy out the final year of his contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday, because the Red Wings have not announced the move. TSN first reported the move earlier the day. Tootoo is set to make...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings shopping Jordin Tootoo, waiting on Daniel Alfredsson, talking with Daniel Cleary

A few housekeeping notes on the Red Wings: They’re shopping Jordin Tootoo, are waiting to hear from Daniel Alfredsson and in talks with Daniel Cleary. The window opened Monday for teams to use compliance buyouts; two were granted starting last summer, which saw the Wings use their first buyout on defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo. General manager Ken Holland said on locker-room cleanout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kid’s reaction to Jordin Tootoo giving him a stick is adorable

During a recent Grand Rapids Griffins game, Jordin Tootoo made the day of a young fan by giving him his stick as he exited the ice following a pregame skate. Tootoo, currently toiling in the minor leagues as a member of the Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate after a long stint with the Nashville Predators […] The post Little kid’s reaction to Jordin Tootoo giving him a stick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordin Tootoo Makes Young Fan’s Night By Giving Away His Stick (Video)

Jordin Tootoo may not be in the NHL, but he’s still finding a way to put smiles on fans’ faces. Before the start of an American Hockey League game on Wednesday night, the 31-year-old forward — who plays for the Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins – found an excited young fan calling his name from the end of the bench. The young fan went in for...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

This Video Of Jordin Tootoo Making A Young Fan’s Day Is All Kinds Of Awesome

In case you were having a bad morning, here’s an amazing video of Jordin Tootoo of the Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit Red Wings’ AHL affiliate) making a young fan’s day. It shows Tootoo, known as a tough guy around hockey, saying hi and giving his stick to a young fan as he leaves the ice before a recent game. While it’s a cool display of appreciation by Tootoo, by far the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings need to get tougher to compete in East

Jordin Tootoo was a fighter for the Wings, a fighter they could have used last night in Ottawa(Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports) After an embarrassing 6-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators on October 23rd, Red Wings fans expected Henrik Zetterburg and company to come out swinging last night in Detroit. Not many, however, expected Ottawa to literally beat them to the punch...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings waive Jordin Tootoo

Per TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie, it appears that the Red Wings have chosen to waive Jordin Tootoo: Waivers: Amount Tootoo, Jordin DET Pinizzotto, Steven FLA — Renaud Lavoie (@LavoieRenaud) November 6, 2013 I don't expect there to be any takers for Tootoo, and if he clears waivers, the Wings would receive, per Capgeek, about $975,000 in cap relief given Tootoo...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordin Tootoo Fights Edmonton’s Mike Brown: Video

Jordin Tootoo has more or less held his own in numerous fights this season. He certainly did not get the best of Edmonton’s Mike Brown on Thursday night, though, when Brown and Tootoo mixed it up early in the second period of the Detroit Red Wings’ 3-0 win. Brown checked Tootoo as the Wings’ forward cleared the puck, then turned back and issued the fight challenge. Tootoo landed...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tootoo factor: Jordin Tootoo drops the gloves twice in the first period against the Stars (VIDEO)

Red Wings forward Jordin Tootoo dropped the gloves twice Tuesday night in a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars from the Joe. Tootoo’s first fight on the night came just three seconds into the game as he sparred with Eric Nystrom right off the opening face off. Tootoo’s second fight came later in the period as he and Brenden Dillon went at it after bumping into each other at about...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tough-guy Tootoo gets a break from NHL after shoving ref

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Predators right wing Jordin Tootoo might have narrowly avoided a second suspension this season, owing, perhaps, to some sweet-talking by his coach, along with circumstances in his favor. With the whistle blown at the 13:19 mark of the third period during Tuesdays 5-4 loss to the Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena, Tootoo received a 10-minute misconduct for...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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