Detroit’s Lineup For Tonight’s Preseason Game In Chicago

via Ansar Khan of Mlive, Here are the Red Wings' line combinations and defense pairings: Johan Franzen-Henrik Zetterberg-Gustav Nyquist Justin Abdelkader-Stephen Weiss-Kevin Porter Teemu Pulkkinen-Luke Glendening-Mitch Callahan Andrej Nestrasil-Tomas Nosek-Landon Ferraro Danny DeKeyser-Jakub Kindl Kyle Quincey-Brendan Smith Brian Lashoff-Aaron...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings morning news: Kronwall, Ferraro and Gustavsson weigh in on the season to come

According to Red Wings play-by-play announcer Ken Kal, the team's taking part in its second-to-last charitable golf outing of the "summer" today... Excited to be golfing in Ted Lindsay's outing today to benefit autism, then with our sponsors Fri. in TC. Then clubs are put away till 2015 — Ken Kal (@KenKalDRW) September 15, 2014 Then it's "...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Gustavsson Officially Signs 1-Year Extension

The Wings have made their first move of the offseason, officially signing Jonas Gustavsson to a one year contract extension. Per Khan, the 29 year old Swedish goaltender will earn a slight raise from the $1.5M he made last year, as his new deal will pay him $1.85M. Last year Gustavsson had a strong start to the season while Jimmy Howard struggled, but injuries limited him to only...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Brings Back the Monster for an Extra Season by   Steven Ellis

Jonas Gustavsson has signed a one-year, $1.85 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. The Monster  posted a 16-5-4 record last season to go with a .907 save percentage and a 2.63 goals-against average in 27 games in 2013-14. Gustavsson showed flashes of prominence during the season when he jumped right into the line-up and won three straight games for the Detroit [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Khan, Pleiness: Red Wings officially re-sign Gustavsson

From MLive's Ansar Khan: Jonas Gustavsson officially signed his one-year contract with Wings today. Slight bump from $1.5 million to $1.85 million. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) June 25, 2014 And the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness... The Wings' deal with Jonas Gustavsson is official ... one year at $1.85 million per GM Ken Holland. He made $1...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Decision to Extend Gustavsson a Puzzling One

Charles Leclaire – USA Today The Detroit Red Wings‘ first significant decision of the 2014 offseason was made on Thursday, as GM Ken Holland announced that the team has come to terms with back-up goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on a one-year extension. The move comes after Gustavsson’s best season as a pro, posting a 16 – 5 – 4 record with a .907 save percentage as Jimmy Howard‘s...
Via The Sideline
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Gaining Some New Faces, While Losing Others

After some much needed rest after being eliminated by Boston in the first round of the playoffs, and after an injury-plagued season that saw them rack up 421 man-games lost (second only to Pittsburgh, with 529), the #Detroit Red Wings organization has started to make some moves to kick off this off-season. #2014/ 06/SCHEDULE.png”> The Red Wings have released their schedule...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings, goaltender Jonas Gustavsson agree to 1-year deal

Goaltender Jonas Gustavsson is staying with the Red Wings on a one-year contract, foregoing unrestricted free agency. Gustavsson just completed a two-year contract worth $3 million and will earn slightly more than the $1.5 million average for next season. He was 16-5-4 last season with a .2.71 goals-against average and 907 save percentage.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gustavsson re-signs with Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings and backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson agreed to a one-year deal, general manager Ken Holland confirmed Thursday.'s Ansar Khan reports that the deal is worth at least $1.5 million. Gustavsson would have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Gustavsson earned a 16-5-4 record last season with a .907 save percentage and 2.63 goals-against...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

News Of The Day

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Jonas Gustavsson will be back with the Detroit Red Wings for a third season. General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press today that "it appears we've agreed to a one-year deal." Gustavsson, 29, was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, but both sides were interested in extending a relationship...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Jonas Gustavsson Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year Deal

Jonas Gustavsson is sticking around, which means Petr Mrazek likely will not join the Detroit Red Wings on a full-time basis until at least the 2015-16 season. Per #RedWings GM Ken Holland, "it appears we've agreed to a one-year deal" with G Jonas Gustavsson. Official announcement coming soon. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) June 19, 2014 Gustavsson played well...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Todd Bertuzzi Out, Buyout Likely Coming for Jordin Tootoo

While the Detroit Red Wings wait on Daniel Alfredsson and work to re-sign Jonas Gustavsson, they’re also eliminating some other options for their 2014-15 roster. Early Wednesday, the Wings placed forward Jordin Tootoo on waivers, step one toward buying him out if they cannot find a trade partner. GM Ken Holland reportedly has tried repeatedly to deal Tootoo in the past, so it’s...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings early overnight report: on Alfredsson, Cleary, Renney and Peters (staying), etc.

On Monday evening, the Free Press's Helene St. James revealed that the Red Wings have decided to retain Jonas Gustavsson as the team's back-up goaltender, and she Tweeted that the Wings will buy out Jordin Tootoo if the team can't trade him. This morning, St. James lets us know what's going on in terms of Daniel Alfredsson and Daniel Cleary's respective statuses...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Want To Re-Sign Jonas Gustavsson, trade Tootoo; Renney and Peters still in Panthers’ mix

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit Red Wings are sticking with Jonas Gustavsson as their backup man. Indications are the Wings will soon re-sign Gustavsson, who is eligible for unrestricted free agency come July 1. "I've been talking to Gustavswson's agent,' general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press today. "He played...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings hoping to sign backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to one-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings would like to retain Jonas Gustavsson as their backup goaltender and have Petr Mrazek spend another season developing with the Grand Rapids Griffins. If the Red Wings re-sign Gustavsson it would be a one-year deal, enabling Mrazek to be the full-time backup to Jimmy Howard in 2015-16. Gustavsson, 29, played well this season, going 16-5-4, with a 2.63 goals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Jonas Gustavsson Sticking Around?

Petr Mrazek said a few weeks back that he believes he should be in the NHL left season as he has nothing left to prove in the AHL. Bad news, kid … The Detroit Red Wings have made it no big secret that they would like a veteran backup behind Jimmy Howard in net, and they were pretty happy with Jonas Gustavsson in that role during the 2013-14 season — that’s despite Gustavsson...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Holes to be filled in free agency

The start of free agency is a month away and for the Detroit Red Wings, they find themselves in a rather peculiar situation. While the rapid rebuild mode looks to be in full swing, it’s almost riskier for the Wings to overpay on a free agent target than it is to just sit back and wait for their prospects to develop. Regardless if Ken Holland decides to buy free agents or stick...
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallner: Grand Rapids Griffins 2015-2016 roster’s shape entinwed with Wings personnel moves

Based upon yesterday's Tweets and Instagram pictures, the Grand Rapids Griffins chose to remain in Austin after the Texas Stars eliminated them from the Calder Cup playoffs on Sunday evening, enjoying one last day as teammates in the warm weather before returning to Grand Rapids to clean out their lockers and engage in the same kinds of exit interviews that the Wings hold after...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tatar vs Fleury in TSN play of the year semifinal; Red Wings post Pulkkinen video; programming notes

Of multimedia-related note, from RedWingsFeed: 1. TSN's first Play of the Year Showdown semifinal pits the winner of the Marc-Andre Fleury-vs-Jonas Gustavsson battle against the Tomas Tatar-vs-Jason Spezza affair. Regrettably, Fleury beat out Gustavsson, so you can vote for this deke-and-dangle from Tatar... Or a seeing-eye glove save from Fleury: Continue reading...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Jonas Gustavsson battling Marc-Andre Fleury in latest TSN Play of the Year Showdown

Via RedWingsFeed, it's time to get votin.' TSN's latest Play of the Year Showdown features Jonas Gustavsson's behind-the-back stick save on New Jersey Devils forward Adam Henrique... Battling against a Marc-Anrdre Fleury glove save on Erik Karlsson that was--and it pains me to say this--equally remarkable. It's gonna be a photo finish here, and I'...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

St. James: Red Wings have determined fates of most of their unrestricted free agents-to-be

This article looks like an "early edition" note--sans quotes--but the Hamilton Spectator posted a very important set of "exit meetings" updates from the Free Press's Helene St. James, who reports that the Red Wings have already made some final decisions regarding some of their unrestricted free agents-to-be: Holland said Monday he has met with pending...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will back up Howard next season?

DETROIT -- Someone will back up Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard next season, but who that is remains to be seen. The Wings could bring back unrestricted free agent Jonas Gustavsson, who went 16-5-4 with a .907 save percentage and 2.63 goals-against average in 27 games (26 starts). Or they could turn to young Petr Mrazek, who went 2-4-0 with a .927 save percentage and 1.74 goals...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Gustavsson open to re-signing with Red Wings, who like him as Jimmy Howard's backup

Jonas Gustavsson and the Detroit Red Wings have been a good match for two seasons. Before long, they'll begin talking about keeping that relationship intact. Barring an offer from another team to be their No. 1 goaltender, Gustavsson wants to return for another season – and perhaps many more – with the Red Wings, who want to retain the unrestricted free agent as their backup...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Do You Want Jonas Gustavsson Back?

from Bob Duff of the Windsor Star, Were it merely a question of ability, then there would be no question that the Detroit Red Wings would want Jonas Gustavsson back in their net next season. “Gus got half our wins this year,” Detroit coach Mike Babcock said of Gustavsson, the team’s back-up goaltender, about to become an unrestricted free agent when his contract expires...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings Notes: Howard out, Alfredsson likely to return

DETROIT -- One Red Wings regular appears to be ready to return, but another remains out. Daniel Alfredsson returned to practice Friday after missing the last two games with a sore back, while goaltender Jimmy Howard did not practice after missing Thursday's Game 4 with the flu. "Gus (Jonas Gustavsson) is going to start," Wings coach Mike Babcock . "(Howard) wasn...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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