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Petr Mrazek Asking Price is $4.15 Million Over Team Offer: Report

Petr Mrazek and the Detroit Red Wings will be headed to salary arbitration Wednesday if they can’t reach a deal in advance of that hearing. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, there’s a large gulf to bridge, though not one so wide it can’t be handled. He says Mrazek is looking for $10 million over two years ($5 million and $5 million), while the team’s pre-arbitration...
Via The Hockey Writers
53 minutes ago

Svechnikov ready for pro career

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- By all accounts, Evgeny Svechnikov had a successful season last year. Now he's ready to take that success to the professional level. Svechnikov, the Red Wings' first-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, played h...
Via NHL.com
3 hours ago

Anthony Mantha will be expansion draft eligible and here’s why

How changing five words can make a huge impact Back in June, we wrote that Anthony Mantha should not be eligible for next year’s NHL expansion draft based on a complex and unique set of CBA definitions in regards to his age and professional experience. You can read the whole thing here, but the tl;dr version is that the 62 games Mantha played in Grand Rapids in 2014-15 don’t...
Via Winging It In Motown
5 hours ago

By The Numbers: Riley Sheahan

By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on forwa...
Via NHL.com
18 hours ago

Red Wings In Salary Cap Trouble

The Detroit Red Wings are in a salary cap crunch. With important Restricted Free Agent’s Petr Mrazek and Danny DeKeyser still unsigned, and with only $3.27 Million (per General Fanager ) in cap space, something’s got to give. Let’s say DeKeyser gets $3.5 Million per year on a two-year ‘show me’ deal. The downside of this is DeKeyser, 26, becomes an Unrestricted Free...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Top 25 Under 25: Dylan Larkin

Larkin was a ray of light in an otherwise disappointing season. The 2015-16 Detroit Red Wings’ season was a big disappointment. It was riddled with inconsistencies and inadequacies. Sometimes it was painful to watch, sometimes, it was very infuriating. Other times, I wanted to stop watching and start drinking. And most times I felt like the Red Wings’ social media team deserved...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorting Through the Detroit Red Wings Centers

With the acquisitions of Frans Nielsen and Steve Ott on July 1st, the Detroit Red Wings added two more natural centers to go along with the six they already have under contract. Let’s put all eight—Nielsen, Ott, Henrik Zetterberg, Dylan Larkin, Riley Sheahan, Andreas Athanasiou, Darren Helm and Luke Glendening—under the microscope, as they say, and see where they each fit among...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Red Wings re-sign Mitch Callahan

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today re-signed right wing Mitch Callahan to a one-year contract. Callahan, 24, appeared in 62 games for the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins in 2015-16 and ranked among team leaders with 19 goals ...
Via NHL.com
4 days ago

2-time Cup winner Brad Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons

Two-time Stanley Cup-winning forward Brad Richards is retiring after 15 NHL seasons. Following one season with Detroit, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in a two-page release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Wednesday. From Prince Edward Island, Richards was a 10-time 20-goal scorer and finished with 298 goals and 634 assists for 932 points in 1,126 games in a...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWHC Summer - Part II | "DRWDC"

Go inside the Detroit Red Wings Development Camp in Traverse City, Michigan and learn what it takes to become a Red Wing.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Cook Off

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Ping Pong Tournament

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The Little Caesars Arena has big plans

The name of the Detroit Red Wings new arena may be “Little Caesars,” but it is anything but little. Last Thursday, plans were revealed for a hotel, a medical center and retail space all around the arena. According to the Detroit Free Press, Scott Young, retail broker of CBRE in Southfield (which is handling leasing for the district), gave a presentation on the hotel, which will...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Glendening signs on with Red Wings for four more years

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Luke Glendening to a $7.2 million, four-year extension. The team announced the deal Thursday. Glendening had a year left on his contract. Glendening has missed only one game with the Red Wings the last two seasons while averaging just less than 20 points. The former Michigan star had eight goals and a career-high 21 points...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings announce they’ve re-signed ‘Teemu Pokemon’

The Detroit Red Wings social media team must be getting swept up in the Pokemon Go craze. The Red Wings announced on Wednesday, they’ve re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. When they reported the news on Twitter, they accidentally posted they had re-signed “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings announce signing of 'Teemu Pokemon'

The entire country has caught Pokemon Go fever, and whoever is running the Detroit Red Wings' Twitter account had their mind on adding some rare Pokemon to their collection when this announcement about 24-year-old Finnish winger Teemu Pulkkinen re-signing with the team went up on Twitter. The real question here is: Will NHL areans be full of ice types like Dewgong and Articuno...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Pavel Datsyuk signs with SKA

Less than a month since Pavel Datsyuk announced he was forgoing the final year on his contract with the Detroit Red Wings, he already has a new team. Datsyuk signed a two-year contract with the Russian club SKA St. Petersburg, which is one of the premier teams in the KHL, as well as one of the wealthiest. Though the amount was not disclosed, it can be assumed that Datsyuk was paid...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: A look at Frans Nielsen

The Detroit Red Wings had two main things to focus on going into this year’s free agency: stacking up the defense and replacing Pavel Datsyuk. With little options in terms of a defensive powerhouse available as a free agent, the Wings’ first move became finding Datsyuk’s replacement. Steven Stamkos would have made a great addition, but he remained in Tampa Bay with an 8-year...
Via isportsweb.com
21 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 18, 2016  |  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
June 17, 2016  |  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
June 13, 2016  |  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
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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