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Why Mike Green can produce even more offense with the Red Wings

The Red Wings have been desperately searching for an offensive defenseman to man the backline since, well, Nicklas Lidstrom.The Red Wings haven't had a blue liner break the 50-point plateau since Lidstrom's 62-point season in the 2010-11 campaign.They may have found that 50-point defenseman in Mike Green.Green is one of just two active defensemen with two 70-point seasons in their...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Questions: What fans can expect from the Red Wings in 2015-16

After plenty of change this offseason, what’s in store for the Red Wings in 2015-16? Longtime head coach Mike Babcock is gone so what does that mean for Jeff Blashill, can he fill the shoes of probably the best coach in the NHL? What about some of the new guys like veterans Brad Richards and Mike Green? Has Brad Richards’ time come and gone or does he still have something left...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blashill is excited to have Green

Both defenseman Mike Green and head coach Jeff Blashill are heading into Detroit as new pieces to the Red Wings' puzzle. Blashill has begun to prepare for the 2015-16 season, and has gotten a feel for how Green plays the game. He's excited to have an offensive-minded defenseman on his blue line. "I went back and watched a bunch of his shifts, and he’s my kind of player in the sense...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Thank Departed Mike Green, as He Admits Its Time to Move on

View image | Fan favorite defenseman Mike Green officially has departed the Washington Capitals after 10 seasons with the team that drafted him. Green signed a three-year deal worth a reported $18 million with the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. And while the writing was long on the wall for the former first-round pick, his departure still leaves a void for the...
Via KCM Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green is joining the Red Wings on a three-year deal

Roughly one week ago, news broke that Mike Green wouldn’t be returning to the Washington Capitals. Green was ready to test free agency as an unrestricted free agent after skating with the Capitals since 2005-06. Today, he has signed a three-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Mike Green is heading DET on a three year deal. #TSN. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign D Mike Green to a 3-year deal

The Red Wings got some help on the blue line today signing veteran defenseman Mike Green to a three-year deal worth $18M. Green, who spent the last 10 seasons with the Capitals had 10 goals 35 assists in 72 games with Washington in 2014-15. This also included a plus/minus of 15 with one of those goals coming on the power play. Career wise, Green has 113 goals, 247 assists and 360...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green won’t return to the Washington Capitals

Defenseman Mike Green won’t be with the Washington Capitals in 2015-16. According to CSN Washington, Green is ready to test free agency when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Green’s agent Craig Oster, who is also the agent for Eric Fehr, indicated that both players would hit the open market. Oster on both Green and Fehr moving on: “The Capitals have...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green wants to play with the Capitals until he dies or retires

Mike Green is set to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2014-15 season and it’s safe to assume he’d draw plenty of interest on the open market. Is Green interested in testing out free agency? Based on his comments to the Washington media, not even a little bit. In fact, he had a somewhat morbid statement regarding how he sees his career unfolding. Green’s comments...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Mike Green checks Kyle Clifford into the Washington bench

Mike Green’s future with the Washington Capitals is a mystery. The debate over whether the Capitals should deal him prior to the trade deadline or retain him for the remainder of the year and potentially let him walk over the summer has likely been a big source of frustration for the defenseman. Green took all of those frustrations out on Kyle Clifford and checked him into the...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Defenseman Mike Green is Wings' top trade target

According to a team source, the Detroit Red Wings have determined Washington defenseman Mike Green is their top trade target. The source says the Wings have reached out to the Capitals regarding Green's availability. Although Washington has indicated Green is staying put, moving the right-handed defenseman would make sense given the team's cap situation. reports the Caps...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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