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STEPHEN WEISS RUMORS

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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Weiss voices concern over future role with Red Wings

Red Wings forward Stephen Weiss did not sound like a man who will be in a Red Wings sweater for much longer in a recent interview with the Detroit Free Press. Weiss, who turned 32 in April, has spent much of his two years with Detroit battling through injuries.When Weiss was asked by the Detroit Free Press whether he envisions much of a role with the team next season, Weiss was very...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Wings had enough of Stephen Weiss?

What do the Red Wings do with Stephen Weiss this summer? After signing a 5-year, $24.5M contract in 2013 to fill a second line center void, Weiss’ time in the Motor City has been hampered by injury and disappointment when he’s managed to hit the ice. When you further break down the numbers with Weiss, that $24.5M has turned into 86 games lost to injury and healthy scratches...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite lack of points, Weiss still a valuable commodity

Stephen Weiss was acquired by the Detroit Red Wings in July 2013 and was expected to carry on his performance as the healthy, 60-point centerman he was as a Florida Panther. However, during Weiss’ first season in Detroit, he only played 26 games and was eventually placed on the injured reserve due to hernia surgery. That season followed another […] The post Despite lack of...
Via Along the Boards
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings Rumor: Stephen Weiss Potential Trade Chip for Wings?

The Detroit Red Wings have Stephen Weiss in a gray non-contact jersey at Monday’s practice potentially signalling that he is available ahead of Tuesday’s final roster cut day. Weiss, Cleary and Nestrasil wearing gray, an early indication on the outside of the 12 forwards dressing Thursday. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) October 6, 2014 Weiss, signed to a five year $24...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Dan Boyle should be top free agent priority

The Detroit Red Wings stocked up over the weekend on centers by drafting Dylan Larkin, Dominic Turgeon, and Christian Ehn with their first three picks in the 2014 NHL entry draft. Now all eyes are focused on the July 1st with everyone waiting patiently for the free agent period to open up and the chaos that shortly follows. Begging the question: who should be the Red Wings top free...
Via isportsweb.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The 2014-15 youth movement

If the Detroit Red Wings stick to their long-term plan then the motto for this offseason should be “out with the old, in with new.” New as in the upcoming prospects waiting to be called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins. By my estimation the Wings will have approximately $10 million in cap space to spend this offseason. Can Stephen Weiss live up to his yearly $4.9 million contract...
Via isportsweb.com
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Weiss might have pushed too hard

DETROIT -- If Stephen Weiss could get a do-over for the 2013-14 season, he probably would. Coming to the Red Wings with a five-year, $24.5 million contract, Weiss said he tried to fight through his sports hernia rather than dealing with it sooner. "Coming down for the first game of the year and thinking, 'How are you going to get through the game?' is probably not the right way to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Visitor for first time, Stephen Weiss recalls Panthers career

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Stephen Weiss knows about the effort it takes to start over. Weiss poured his heart into numerous attempts to rebuild the Florida Panthers franchise. Since joining the Detroit Red Wings over the summer, the former Cat has learned to carry on through the transition at a personal level. "When your time comes to an end in the place you've been for a long time, it...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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