Report: Red Wings have inquired on Matt Martin

Reports have surfaced that the Red Wings have reached out to impending free agent Matt Martin: Hearing DET, TOR, MTL, BOS, LAK, CGY among the teams that have reached out to Matt Martin. #Isles— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) June 28, 2016 Martin, who is nothing more than a 4th-line grinder, had 19 points in 80 games with the New York Islanders last season. I am not...
Via Winging It In Motown
6 hours ago

Milan Lucic and Frans Nielson are on the Red Wings’ ‘want list’

As free agency approaches the Red Wings continue to mull their extended options after shedding the $7.5 million dollar cap hit Pavel Datsyuk‘s contract carried. In light, Steven Stamkos has become the assumed prime target for Detroit who’ll not only look to replace Datsyuk’s offensive production but improve upon their scoring that at time’s last season was extremely lackluster...
Via The Majors Detroit
8 hours ago

Drew Miller re-signs with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Drew Miller to a one-year deal. The 32-year-old Miller will make $1.025 million, plus up to $350,000 in bonuses. Miller has 51 goals and 49 assists in 449 games with the Red Wings since joining them in 2009-10. He played for Tampa Bay and Anaheim prior to that. Miller had only two points in 28 games for the Red Wings last...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016 NHL Free Agency: Could Milan Lucic Help The Detroit Red Wings?

Love him or hate him, Milan Lucic possesses a lot of skills that the Detroit Red Wings might find appealing. Player Profile: Milan Lucic Height / Weight: 6'3", 233 lbs. Born: June 7, 1988 (28 years old) Birthplace: Vancouver, BC Shoots: Left Position: LW 2015-16 Statistics: Season GP G A PTS Plus/Minus PIM S% 2015-16 81 20 35 55 26 79 16.1 Playoffs...
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14 hours ago

Motor City Uncut 107: The new Red Wings magic man? (AUDIO)

Catch Dorf, Adam Hernandez and Shawn Bell LIVE every Monday night at 7PM ET for Motor City Uncut right here on the TMSNX Radio DETROIT.THEMAJORS.NET! Is Ken Holland the new Red Wings magic man… or perhaps just compensating for past mistakes? In this week’s edition of Motor City Uncut we take a look at the Red Wings front office moving the Pavel Datsyuk cap space hit and putting...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

Finally, Vachon receives hall induction

DETROIT – Chris Osgood was passed over in his third year of eligibility for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. But his omission from the 2016 induction class doesn’t mean the Red Wings will be completely left out of November’s i...
1 day ago

Red Wings bringing back F Drew Miller on 1-year deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Drew Miller to a one-year deal. The 32-year-old Miller will make $1.025 million, plus up to $350,000 in bonuses. Miller has 51 goals and 49 assists in 449 games with the Red Wings since joining them in 2009-10. He played for Tampa Bay and Anaheim prior to that. Miller had only two points in 28 games for the Red Wings last...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings UFA Darren Helm has optioned to test free agent market

There have been many questions as to what is to come of the Red Wings crop of unrestricted free agents. The team has re-signed Drew Miller, optioned to part ways with Brad Richards, and Kyle Quincey, but a question mark has been hovering around Darren Helm’s name since the season closed out. Bill Roose, the team’s staff writer, dropped a very subtle tidbit that Darren Helm has...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Red Wings re-sign Drew Miller

The Red Wings and forward Drew Miller have agreed on a one-year deal worth a little over $1 million dollars according to reports. Via Miller, 32, has tallied 100 points (51-49-100) in 449 games with the Red Wings since joining the team in 2009-10. In 516 career NHL games with the Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning, the 6-foot-2, 180-lb., forward has registered...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

Miller accepts Wings one-year contract

DETROIT – With the NHL’s free agency period starting this Friday, the one thing Drew Miller didn’t want to do was explore his options outside of the Red Wings. “I wanted to stay a Red Wing,” Miller said. “Obviously I’ve been here for seven...
1 day ago

Detroit Red Wings win big on first day of the 2016 NHL Draft

The Detroit Red Wings went big during this year’s NHL Draft, and it paid off. Their big win wasn’t necessarily their first round pick, however; it was the fact they were able to get rid of Pavel Datsyuk’s $7.5 million salary cap hit without losing any of their big assets on the ice. The Wings traded Datsyuk’s remaining salary to the Arizona Coyotes as well as their No. 16...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deep defensive draft helps Red Wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Red Wings stuck to a defensive script during the second day of the annual NHL draft and in doing so managed to do something they haven’t done in 23 years. For the first time since 1993, the Red Wings took four defensemen in ...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings trade Russia-bound Pavel Datsyuk's contract to Coyotes

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Detroit Red Wings gained salary-cap relief by trading veteran star Pavel Datsyuk's contract to the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night at the NHL draft.The 37-year-old Datsyuk said last week that he will return home to Russia to play in the Kontinental Hockey League next season. He has a year remaining on his contract and will count $7.5 million against Arizona...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings need to act on soon-to-be free agent Darren Helm

In the past four years, Darren Helm has grown to become an essential part of the Detroit Red Wings roster. However, as his skills on the ice have grown, so has his demand; which is why the Red Wings need to get him signed while they still can. A fast skater who can both defend and create plays, Helm will be a hot commodity should he choose to enter unrestricted free agency on July...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Datsyuk retires from NHL, will return to Russia

Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk has confirmed what has been long-speculated for the past couple of months. He’s leaving the NHL and returning to Russia to play in the KHL. “My family and I have decided that it’s time to return home,” Datsyuk announced on the Detroit Red Wings Twitter feed.  According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Datsyuk...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings expected to announce Pavel Datsyuk won’t return to team

Pavel Datsyuk has been an integral part of the Detroit Red Wings machine for many years, not only just for goal scoring but also from his magical passing (he is the Magic Man, after all) and being one of the most creative forwards in hockey. He has made his desire to end his career in Russia closer to his family clear, and now it appears that is becoming a reality next season. ...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Red Wings’ Tomas Tatar shows off incredible puck skills on Instagram

Instagram Red Wings winger Tomas Tatar is no stranger to showing off his puck handling skills on the interwebs.  He has starred in the “GoPro: NHL After Dark” series.  On Monday, he threw this gem up on Instagram, dangling a golf ball. And while his puck handling is quite impressive, it pales in comparison to his girlfriend, Lucia Slaninkova. Trošku zábavy s @hanto_22...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Cameron Frye wear a Gordie Howe jersey in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?

Though hockey fans might shake their heads at the circumstances, people of a certain age might be more familiar with hockey legend Gordie Howe (who passed away Friday at the age of 88) from his Detroit Red Wings jersey being worn by Cameron Frye (played by Alan Ruck) in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So how exactly did a movie taking place in 1980s Chicago feature a high...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies at age 88

Gordie Howe, the Detroit Red Wings legend also known as “Mr. Hockey”, died Friday morning at the age of 88, according to multiple media reports. The news was first broken by the managing editor of, Bill Roose: Prayers for Gordie Howe and his wonderful family. Rest in peace, Mr. Hockey. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) June 10, 2016 Howe’s health became...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Richards: 'Detroit wasn’t a great fit for me'

As a veteran on an NHL club, you generally sign deals that are short in term and mutually beneficial. Someone like Brad Richards is hunting for more Stanley Cup rings and will give his services to the highest bidder. It just so happened that he signed with the middle-of-the-road Detroit Red Wings. As an outsider looking in, it wasn’t a great fit, and Richards has basically confirmed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: A look at the World Cup of Hockey

After a 12-year interval, the World Cup of Hockey is making its triumphant return this September in Toronto, Canada. The NHL, along with the NHLPA and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) made the official announcement of their plans to revive the World Cup last January. However, as the date of the worldwide event draws nearer, the interest has grown exponentially. This...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pavel Datsyuk will join SKA of the KHL

Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is close to signing a two-year deal with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL according to Slava Malamud. Malamud reports the head of the KHL’s board of directors Gennady Timchenko said Datsyuk will join the team. Head of KHL board of directors (and Putin's bud) Timchenko says Datsyuk will join SKA. Team will also pursue Plotnikov and Tikhonov ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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