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Red Wings Offseason 2014: What We’ve Seen Thus Far

In what some are calling the most disappointing offseason for the Detroit Red Wings in recent memory, assuming no more big moves are made, this team for the 2014-2015 season doesn’t look much different than it did last season. Thanks to the departures of Todd Bertuzzi and Mikael Samuelsson, and pending the re-signing of Daniel Alfredsson, the team did get marginally younger. Here...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Moore now seeking $68 million in Todd Bertuzzi suit

Steve Moore’s civil suit against the Vancouver Canucks and Todd Bertuzzi, a.k.a. hockey’s pending O.J. Trial, just got about $30 million more interesting. Moore’s lawyers have filed documents that increase his financial claims in the case from $38 million to $68 million, according to the Toronto Star. Moore is seeking damages after a sucker-punch from Bertuzzi in a March...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  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

Bertuzzi won’t be back with Wings

Wings general manager Ken Holland confirmed that Todd Bertuzzi and Mikael Samuelsson won’t be returning next season. As far as the rest of the unrestricted players go, the team will take a wait-and-see approach. “The other guys I’m not sure,” Holland said. “I basically told the other agents we’re not doing anything right now. Under the CBA on June 27, which is next...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Canucks' former owner John McCaw forced to testify at Moore-Bertuzzi trial

An American court has ordered billionaire John McCaw Jr., former owner of the Vancouver Canucks, to testify at the upcoming Steve Moore-Todd Bertuzzi civil lawsuit in September. The order by a U.S. District court in Seattle came just after the Ontario Superior Court of Justice made a similar recommendation, which came after a motion from the Moore camp that he not continue to ignore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings playoff prospect news: Tyler Bertuzzi’s 2 goals help Guelph open Memorial Cup with win

Tyler Bertuzzi keeps on surprising people--myself included. The Guelph Storm opened their Memorial Cup tournament against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday, and instead of playing as a support player, Bertuzzi stole the spotlight, matching the highly-heralded Kerby Rychel's 2-goal performance as Guelph defeated Edmonton 5-1. Bertuzzi's goals were numbers 4 and 5, but he...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings’ Prospects Mantha, Bertuzzi Set to Face Off at Memorial Cup

Charles LeClaire – USA Today The MasterCard Memorial Cup will begin this weekend in London, Ontario, and when it does, two of the Detroit Red Wings top prospects will be competing for the CHL’s ultimate prize. Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi have played significant parts in their respective teams’ league titles this season, both while setting personal bests in nearly all...
Via The Sideline
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Bertuzzi among free agents likely not returning to Detroit Red Wings next season

General manager Ken Holland is working his way through exit meetings with free agents, most of whom won’t be back with the Detroit Red Wings. Holland said Monday that he has met with pending unrestricted free agents Todd Bertuzzi, David Legwand, Kyle Quincey and Jonas Gustavsson. Holland said he told them he’ll reach out to their agents later this month with final decisions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 06, 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

Red Wings overnight report: playing with the sympathy meter

Thursday's biggest Red Wings story involved the coach dismissing media speculation that he's leaving after next season--which was more or less tossed aside as "PC talk" by those who believe that what Mike Babcock suggests about grass not being greener elsewhere is just a little gunk in the rumor mill's greasy wheels--more locker room clean-out-day talk and prospect...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reputation Reality: You are How You are Seen...Sorta (RW77)

Detroit Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi during a game against the Dallas Stars on December 29, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)There is a huge firestorm (to put it in a G-rated perspective) over recent acts (and past acts) concerning some current NHL players and how the growing priminence of social media is affecting people's perspectives.  Well, let's look at some facts...
Via Goon's World
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' to insert Zetterberg, Bertuzzi to try to neutralize physicality of Boston Bruins

Detroit Red Wings' coach Mike Babcock says he wants to go up-tempo on Boston Bruins' goalie Tuukka Rask on Thursday night.Stop me if you've heard this before...Going into Tuesday night's Game 3 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals match with the Bruins, Babcock insisted that his team's Game 2 performance - where they got knocked around by the...
Via Little Blog of Hate
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bertuzzi to make series debut for Wings in Game 4

Todd Bertuzzi is in and Tomas Jurco is out tonight at the Joe. That’s what Detroit head coach Mike Babcock confirmed on Thursday morning, saying that Bertuzzi would draw in and make his series debut against Boston at the expense of Jurco, who comes out after going pointless in the first three games of the series. Bertuzzi, 39, will be the resident greybeard on a line with Tomas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Moore set to finally get his day in court

TORONTO, Ont. – March 8, 2014 marked the 10-year anniversary of Todd Bertuzzi’s assault of Steve Moore, arguably the NHL’s darkest moment. It was the night before the trade deadline. The Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche were preparing to face-off for the third time of the 2004 season and rookie forward Steve Moore was receiving most of the media’s attention. On Feb...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

With Bertuzzi likely to play Tuesday, Red Wings return Ferraro to Grand Rapids

Landon Ferraro looked like a player who's more than willing to earn a spot on the Red Wings' fourth line next September and work his way up from there, but with Darren Helm returning to the lineup and Todd Bertuzzi deemed healthy for Tuesday's game against Columbus (by the Wings' coach, after Detroit's 3-2 OT loss to Minnesota on Sunday), the Wings are no longer...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tomas Tatar, Todd Bertuzzi Score Huge Goals in Red Wings’ Win Over Pittsburgh

The Detroit Red Wings were reeling after two periods Thursday, having coughed up a 2-0 lead in less than three minutes. Facing a 3-2 deficit in the third, though, the Wings answered on goals by Tomas Tatar and Todd Bertuzzi. Tatar’s tally came during a 4-on-4 off a beautiful pass from center Riley Sheahan: Bertuzzi then pushed the Wings ahead a few minutes later. Pittsburgh...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bertuzzi out, Tootoo recalled

The injury problems for the Detroit Red Wings just keep getting worse. Detroit has a myriad of injuries at center and now their troubles have moved to the wing as Todd Bertuzzi will miss Sunday’s game against Chicago with a lower-body injury. Jordin Tootoo was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids to replace him. The Wings are already without Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg, Tomas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Moore remains shocked, disgusted about Todd Bertuzzi attack

Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary of Todd Bertuzzi‘s infamous attack on Steve Moore in a game between the Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche. Moore, who will be 36 years of age in September, has never played a game since, and to this day he still suffers headaches, according to a report by The Canadian Press. A trial date for Moore’s civil lawsuit against Bertuzzi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Moore Can't Believe It Has Been 10 Years...

((HT: Sportsnet))Scotty Morrison caught up with former Colorado Avalanche winger Steve Moore on the tenth anniversary of Todd Bertuzzi pile driving him into the ice((HT: HockeyWebCaster/Sportsnet))Bertuzzi would initially apologize in front of the Vancouver media...And Moore still can't believe things haven't been solved...Moore suffered three fractured neck vertebrae, facial...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The NHL Asked Steve Moore To Drop His Civil Suit

from Michael Drapack of CBC, The National Hockey League refused to give Steve Moore $220,000 in a disability payment unless he dropped his civil suit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks, new court documents allege. As well, a new motion was filed to compel former Canucks owner John McCaw Jr. to testify at the trial scheduled to start in September in Ontario Superior...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Moving on without Zetterberg

Yesterday Red Wings’ fans got the news we all feared. Henrik Zetterberg will be out for at least two months as he had to undergo surgery on Friday to remove part of a disc in his back that had been rubbing against, and irritating, a nearby nerve. In 44 games played, Zetterberg leads the team with 48 points, 16 goals and 32 assists. The current time table will have Zetterberg reevaluated...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Red Wings ‘shopping’ Bertuzzi?

This strikes me as very, very odd, but "On Frozen Blog" reports that there may be more to the Red Wings' decision to scratch Todd Bertuzzi than we know: Seeing the #Wings may be shopping Bertuzzi and the #Caps may be one of the interested teams? — OnFrozenBlog (@OnFrozenBlog) January 24, 2014 I don't believe that the Wings want to "shop"...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pee Wee Hockey Player Attacks Taunting Opponent

Here’s an ugly video from a recent Pee Wee hockey game in Michigan that shows one young player blindsiding and attacking an opponent from behind. The kid in yellow shows shades of Todd Bertuzzi by tackling the player in white and throwing several punches while he lays on the ice. From the YouTube description: The kid in white just cross-checked the kid in yellow’s throat twice...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How Is The 2013 Draft Class Of The Detroit Red Wings Doing?

Brendan Savage takes a look at the 2013 draft class of the Detroit Red Wings. I am skipping over Mantha so let's look at... • Zach Nastasiuk, RW The Red Wings' second-round pick (48th overall), Nastasiuk (6-1, 190) has 13 goals, 19 assists and a minus-9 rating to rank third among scorers for the OHL's Owen Sound Attack. He's 15th on the Red Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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