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Detroit Red Wings: NHL Draft and free agency

Hockeytown added a few new faces this past week, from the start of NHL Free Agency and last week’s NHL Draft. NHL Draft recap In the draft, the Red Wings used their 19th overall pick to select Evgeny Svechnikov, a left winger out of Cape Breton in the QMJHL.  Svechnikov is a big forward, something the Wings would like to have in their system.  At 6’3”, 205, Svechnikov has...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings unlikely to retire Fedorov's No. 91, but there's room for compromise

The debate over whether the Red Wings should retire Sergie Fedorov's No. 91 is on a fast track now that the club has signed free agent center Brad Richards, who has worn the same number lately in his NHL career. Fedorov, Detroit's lone NHL MVP since Gordie Howe last won the last of his six in 1963, helped the Wings win three Stanley Cup titles and was widely acknowledged as the world...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings vault to head of class after adding two top free agents

After Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland's extraordinary $9 million shopping spree today, we can safely surmise that Tuesday's decision to buy out underachieving center Stephen Weiss indeed had far-reaching implications. But there's more we might conclude. Much more. For starters, maybe there was something to those whispers about top free agents snubbing Detroit because they wanted...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign defenseman Mike Green, forward Brad Richards

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Mike Green and forward Brad Richards to free-agent contracts. The team announced Wednesday that Green will get a three-year contract and Richards a one-year deal. Green has spent his entire career with Washington, recording 113 goals and 247 assists in 575 games. He is the second-highest scoring defenseman in the NHL over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  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 1...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign long-coveted defenseman Mike Green

Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland isn't fooling around. Though he insisted that he was perfectly comfortable standing pat rather than gambling on another unseemly free-agent deal, he somehow was able to coax one of the most sought-after players on the market -- offensive defenseman Mike Green -- to a perfectly reasonable and somewhat surprising pact. Green signed a three-year...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings re-sign Grand Rapids stars Miele, McCollum

The Red Wings today announced they re-signed center Andy Miele and goaltender Tom McCollum, two players who helped lead the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Western Conference Finals of the American Hockey League playoffs this spring. Miele, 27, a native of Grosse Pointe Woods, was a 2015 AHL First-Team All-Star after earning Second Team honors last year. He had 26 goals among 70 points...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings buy out Weiss, turn to future by re-signing Smith

The Red Wings began the process of distancing themselves from the Mike Babcock era today, cutting loose center Stephen Weiss by buying out the final three years of one of the worst contracts they've ever entered with a player. Two years ago, against their better judgment but at Babcock's insistence, the Wings signed Weiss to a five-year, $24.5 million free-agent deal, hoping he would...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings expecting Pavel Datsyuk to miss the start of the season

Pavel Datsyuk underwent surgery for ruptured ankle tendons and the Red Wings are planning on the veteran forward missing the beginning of the 2015-16 season. This report comes from the Detroit Free Press and indicates that the Red Wings are planning on having a healthy Datsyuk at some point in November. Datsyuk’s agent believes he’ll be ready in time for October (the Red Wings...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings expecting Pavel Datsyuk to miss the start of the season

Pavel Datsyuk underwent surgery for ruptured ankle tendons and the Red Wings are planning on the veteran forward missing the beginning of the 2015-16 season. This report comes from the Detroit Free Press and indicates that the Red Wings are planning on having a healthy Datsyuk at some point in November. Datsyuk’s agent believes he’ll be ready in time for October (the Red Wings...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov Headline 2015 Hockey Hall Of Fame Class

Two legendary Detroit Red Wings players are among the four NHL players elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015 on Monday. Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, a seven-time Norris Trophy winner and four-time champion, as well as Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov, a Hart Trophy winner and four-time champion, were the latest players from Detroit’s 1990s/early 2000s dynasty...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland doesn't expect to do much in trade, free-agent market

Christmas in July is a thing of the past for Detroit Red Wings fans. Once upon a time round July 1, the start of open season on NHL free-agents, General Manager Ken Holland would dress up in his red and white Santa outfit and load up that big gift bag with a big-name player or two and Wings fans would be hyperventilating about another Stanley Cup run as they stampeded to the box...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Datsyuk surgery puts start of season in jeopardy

The Red Wings might have to change some of their offseason plans. A recent report from the Detroit Free Press claims Pavel Datsyuk might miss the start of the season due to a longer recovery from ankle surgery than originally expected. According to the Detroit Free Press, Datsyuk had surgery Friday to repair ruptured ankle tendons, and although Datsyuk's agent originally claimed...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Red Wings release preview video for the new Red Wings arena and District Detroit

On their Twitter page Monday Morning the Red Wings released a preview video for the new arena and district that will be opening up in downtown Detroit over the new few years. City politics aside, the tour is absolutely amazing and on a strictly hockey standpoint, no team really deserves this more than the Wings themselves. JUST ANNOUNCED: The District Detroit and New Arena Preview...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom strong favorite to headline 2015 Hockey Hall class

Nicklas Lidstrom cherished just being on the ice. The seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings make him a strong favorite to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in his first year of eligibility. But when Lidstrom looks back on his career, the 1,564 regular-season and 263 playoff games stand...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom strong favorite to headline 2015 Hockey Hall class (The Associated Press)

Nicklas Lidstrom cherished just being on the ice. The seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings make him a strong favorite to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday...
Via Philly Sports Live
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings stay in Europe for first three picks in NHL Entry Draft

Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland made a point heading into this year's NHL Entry Draft that his team would strive to get bigger -- from the goal crease out. He also acknowledged that it wouldn't shy away from a 5-foot-9 defenseman if he thought that player might be the triggerman on the power play one day. And that's exactly what the Wings did with their first selection today...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk undergoes surgery on ankle

DETROIT (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk had surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Draft: Red Wings take Evgeny Svechnikov with 19th overall pick

  The Red Wings selected Russian winger Evgeny Svechnikov with the 19th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft Friday night from South Florida. Svechnikov who currently plays with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL is a very skilled forward who most recently tallied 78 points in 55 games good for second among QMJHL rookies last season. Additionally Svechnikov has...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Datsyuk has surgery to repair injured ankle

  Pavel Datsyuk had surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still depend on...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's Datsyuk has surgery on ankle

DETROIT (AP) Pavel Datsyuk has had surgery on his right ankle and will be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still depend...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Potential selections with 19th overall pick

The 2015 NHL Draft is less than a day away, but the Detroit Red Wings are keeping their options open all the way up until the start of the draft. The Red Wings have the 19th pick in the first round and there are a few needs that the team could address with their first-round selection.  One of those needs comes at the forward position.  Detroit needs either a center or a winger...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2 Badger Hockey greats earn coaching positions with Detroit Red Wings

If you were pressed to name the two most famous Badger hockey players of all-time, chances are the majority of people would name Tony Granato and Chris Chelios. Well, look out NHL in 2015-16, because the dynamic Badger duo is going to be on the same bench next season. According to a Tweet from the official Detroit Red Wings account, the former Badger greats have been announced as...
Via Madtown Badgers
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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