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Former Red Wings defenseman Leo Reise Jr. dies at age 93

DETROIT (AP) Former Detroit Wing Rings defenseman Leo Reise Jr. has died. He was 93. The Reds Wings said Thursday that Reise died Sunday in Hamilton, Ontario. Reise had 21 goals and 61 assists in 340 games for Detroit from 1946-52. He was a four-time All-Star with the Red Wings and played on Detroit's 1950 and 1952 Stanley Cup champion teams. The Stoney Creek, Ontario, native also...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins looking into defenseman Marek Zidlicky

The Boston Bruins are looking to shore up their defense this offseason after trading away Johnny Boychuck last October and Dougie Hamilton earlier this summer, and one possible target could be Detroit's Marek Zidlicky, according to a report from TVA. Zidlicky, a 38-year-old blue liner, would be a short term option for the Bruins, but he has some of the offensive upside that Boston...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Richards revels in day with Stanley Cup

Brad Richards certainly loves a good parade.The former Chicago Blackhawks forward initially celebrated in the Windy City last month after the club claimed its third Stanley Cup title in six seasons by besting the Tampa Bay Lightning.Richards, who signed with the Detroit Red Wings on July 1, also enjoyed himself with an estimated crowd of 4,000 on Tuesday after bringing the Cup home...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom: Lemieux was best player he faced

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom declared that ex-Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux was the best competitor he played against during his 20-season career."It was all about Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Steve Yzerman," the seven-time Norris Trophy winner told the Swedish newspaper Expressen. "Lemieux had an incredible reach and some really good skills...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blashill is excited to have Green

Both defenseman Mike Green and head coach Jeff Blashill are heading into Detroit as new pieces to the Red Wings' puzzle. Blashill has begun to prepare for the 2015-16 season, and has gotten a feel for how Green plays the game. He's excited to have an offensive-minded defenseman on his blue line. "I went back and watched a bunch of his shifts, and he’s my kind of player in the sense...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Red Wings ink Jurco to two-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings made one of their final moves this offseason, when they were able to come to terms with restricted free-agent, Tomas Jurco, agreeing to a two-year deal worth $1.8 million. Jurco, only 22, was Detroit’s last unsigned restricted free-agent before the Wings were able to lock him up to a two year deal that pays him an annual salary of $850,000 and $950,000 respectively...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Tomas Jurco

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract with right wing Tomas Jurco. The 22-year-old Jurco played 63 games with the Red Wings in 2014-15, scoring three goals with 15 assists. He also had a goal and an assist in Detroit's seven-game loss to Tampa Bay in the first round of the playoffs. Jurco was a second-round draft pick by the Red Wings...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Tomas Jurco

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract with right wing Tomas Jurco. The 22-year-old Jurco played 63 games with the Red Wings in 2014-15, scoring three goals with 15 assists. He also had a goal and an assist in Detroit's seven-game loss to Tampa Bay in the first round of the playoffs. Jurco was a second-round draft pick by the Red Wings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings agree to 2-year, $1.8 million deal with RW Jurco

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a $1.8 million, two-year contract with right wing Tomas Jurco. The 22-year-old Jurco played 63 games with the Red Wings in 2014-15, scoring three goals with 15 assists. He also had a goal and an assist in Detroit's seven-game loss to Tampa Bay in the first round of the playoffs. Jurco was a second-round draft pick by the Red Wings...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurco, Red Wings lost in translation over contract progress

If you want to know what the status of Tomas Jurco's new contract agreement is, you might get a different story from each side. According to a report from M Live, Jurco told a Slovakian website that he's close to a two-year deal with the Wings. But a different M Live source close to the team claims Jurco's translated statements aren't exactly true. "A source said Jurco and the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

New coach Blashill disputes Red Wings exec's take on top prospect

Former first-round pick Anthony Mantha has found his name in the news this summer for the wrong reasons, as Devils executive Jim Devellano called Mantha a 'very disappointing' player back in May. This past season was the first professional year of Mantha's career, but after Mantha notched 120 points in 57 games in his final junior season, he recorded just 33 points in 62 AHL games...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Pulkkinen to one-year contract

The Detroit Red Wings showed a commitment to the future by signing promising right wing Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed by the club, but Brendan Savage of M Live cited a source revealing the pact to be worth $735,000.Pulkkinen collected five goals and three assists in 31 games with Detroit during the 2014-15 season while also tallying...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk expects to miss start of Wings' season

Pavel Datsyuk may not be on the ice when the Detroit Red Wings begin the regular season. Datsyuk is recovering from offseason surgery on his right ankle to repair ruptured ankle tendons, and told SVT.se that he could be out for the next four to five months. "Doctors say four-five months. So we'll see," Datsyuk said. "I hope I just miss a little early in the season. The rehabilitation...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk says he’ll miss the start of the season

(Photo by Dave Reginek/NHL via Getty Images) Injury issues have gotten an early start with the Red Wings. Forward Pavel Datsyuk spoke to SVT.se’s Marie Lehmann Sunday confirming he’ll miss the start of the 2015-16 season after undergoing ankle surgery in June. “They say four to five months,” Datsyuk said. “We’ll see how this goes. … I’ll be there, but they not...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings – Why Gustav Nyquist is the future

Roughly a week ago, the Detroit Red Wings made one of their biggest moves so far this offseason, by resigning winger Gustav Nyquist to four-year deal worth $19 million. Nyquist, 25, has been one of the Red Wings’ best scorers over the last two seasons.  Fortunately for Detroit, and first-year head coach Jeff Blashill, the Red Wings are able to lock up Nyquist for the time being...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' rink development group fires back at John Oliver

Comedian John Oliver is building a reputation as a figure capable of changing social perspectives on important topics via his show, "Last Week Tonight", but he rubbed some sports personalities the wrong way when he took aim at publicly funded stadiums in the most recent show. Oliver criticized the Red Wings in the segment for using over $280 million of publicly funded money to build...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Louis-Marc Aubry

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed center Louis-Marc Aubry to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. Aubry, Detroit's third round (81st overall) pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, appeared in 67 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins during the 2014-15 season. He matched career highs with 16 points, 52 penalty minutes and a plus-nine rating. Aubry has skated in 231 career games...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gustav Nyquist, Red Wings Avoid Arbitration With Four-Year Contract Agreement

Gustav Nyquist filed for arbitration earlier this month, according to the NHLPA, but that won’t be needed after the 22-year-old forward agreed to a four-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. “We’re very happy to have Gustav locked up for four more years,” Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Friday in a press release. “He’s quickly become an important part...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit’s Park Avenue Hotel imploded in seconds

YouTube Detroit’s Park Avenue Hotel, built in the 1920’s and abandoned since 2003, was imploded with 200 pounds of dynamite Saturday morning. It was leveled as part of the $650 million development project centered around the new Detroit Red Wings arena that will open in the fall of 2017.  The grand plan is for a 45-acre downtown sports and entertainment district. 13 floors...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hotel comes down to make room for new Red Wings arena

DETROIT (AP) -- A 13-story historic former hotel that stood for 90 years in Detroit was reduced to rubble in less than a minute on Saturday. It took about 15 seconds for the one-time Park Avenue Hotel to come crashing down after the first of the charges could be heard going off. Officials said 200 pounds of dynamite were used to bring down the structure, which was built in the 1920s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Gustav Nyquist

DETROIT (AP) -- Gustav Nyquist has agreed to a $19 million, four-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. The 25-year-old Nyquist was the only Detroit player to file for arbitration, but the Red Wings avoided that by coming to terms on a deal. Nyquist had 27 goals and 27 assists last season. He finished two goals behind Tomas Tatar for the team lead. The Red Wings also announced that...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings reach 4-year, $19 million deal with Nyquist

DETROIT (AP) Gustav Nyquist has agreed to a $19 million, four-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. The 25-year-old Nyquist was the only Detroit player to file for arbitration, but the Red Wings avoided that by coming to terms on a deal. Nyquist had 27 goals and 27 assists last season. He finished two goals behind Tomas Tatar for the team lead. The Red Wings also announced that...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Tangradi to one-year deal

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed left wing Eric Tangradi to a one-year contract. The team announced the deal Wednesday. The 26-year-old Tangradi played seven games last season for the Montreal Canadiens. He played a career-high 55 games for Winnipeg in 2013-14. Tangradi was drafted in the second round in 2007 by the Anaheim Ducks. He made his NHL debut in 2010 for...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mantha who? Prospect Dylan Larkin closes in on NHL chances

For all the hype about prospect Anthony Mantha, it seems like fellow youngster Dylan Larkin could pass Mantha on the depth chart. Larkin, a 2014 first-round draft pick, spent last season refining his game at the University of Michigan, and he impressed so thoroughly while in school that he earned a spot on Team USA for both the World Junior Championships in the winter and the World...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Defenseman Kindl looks for a second chance under new coach

Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl didn't seem to have much of a chance to play under former Detroit coach Mike Babcock. Kindl played in just 35 games last season, and Babcock constantly lamented Kindl's lack of competitiveness. But a new coach means a new chance for Kindl, who has two years left on a four-year contract with the Wings. Jeff Blashill, the former AHL coach who will replace...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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