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Petr Mrazek’s arbitration could determine who stays and who goes in Detroit

Come Wednesday, Detroit Red Wings netminder Petr Mrazek is likely to become the first player with a scheduled arbitration hearing to actually head to the hearing to settle on a new deal. Mrazek, 24, will enter arbitration as the goaltender of the Red Wings’ future. He’s already been said to be the No. 1 as the season approaches, and this coming from GM Ken Holland before he’s...
Via The Hockey News
2 hours ago

No arbitration needed for DeKeyser

DETROIT – With two days to spare, the Red Wings and defenseman Danny DeKeyser avoided salary arbitration Tuesday when they agreed to a new contract worth $30 million. The six-year deal means DeKeyser will be under contract with his hometow...
Via NHL.com
4 hours ago

Svechnikov ready for pro career

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- By all accounts, Evgeny Svechnikov had a successful season last year. Now he's ready to take that success to the professional level. Svechnikov, the Red Wings' first-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, played h...
Via NHL.com
1 day ago

Anthony Mantha will be expansion draft eligible and here’s why

How changing five words can make a huge impact Back in June, we wrote that Anthony Mantha should not be eligible for next year’s NHL expansion draft based on a complex and unique set of CBA definitions in regards to his age and professional experience. You can read the whole thing here, but the tl;dr version is that the 62 games Mantha played in Grand Rapids in 2014-15 don’t...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Petr Mrazek Wants To Get Paid

For a good portion of the 2015-16 season, an argument could be made that Petr Mrazek was the Red Wings’ MVP and reason why they made the playoffs. Ken Holland said several weeks ago that he was the Wings’ number 1 goaltender for the upcoming season, and it’s become very obvious he is the goalie of the future in Detroit. The Wings and Mrazek were unable to come to an agreement...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2-time Cup winner Brad Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons

Two-time Stanley Cup-winning forward Brad Richards is retiring after 15 NHL seasons. Following one season with Detroit, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in a two-page release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Wednesday. From Prince Edward Island, Richards was a 10-time 20-goal scorer and finished with 298 goals and 634 assists for 932 points in 1,126 games in a...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWHC Summer - Part II | "DRWDC"

Go inside the Detroit Red Wings Development Camp in Traverse City, Michigan and learn what it takes to become a Red Wing.
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Ping Pong Tournament

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Scrimmage Shootout 7/8

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
Via YouTube
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: The Little Caesars Arena has big plans

The name of the Detroit Red Wings new arena may be “Little Caesars,” but it is anything but little. Last Thursday, plans were revealed for a hotel, a medical center and retail space all around the arena. According to the Detroit Free Press, Scott Young, retail broker of CBRE in Southfield (which is handling leasing for the district), gave a presentation on the hotel, which will...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings announce they’ve re-signed ‘Teemu Pokemon’

The Detroit Red Wings social media team must be getting swept up in the Pokemon Go craze. The Red Wings announced on Wednesday, they’ve re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. When they reported the news on Twitter, they accidentally posted they had re-signed “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings announce signing of 'Teemu Pokemon'

The entire country has caught Pokemon Go fever, and whoever is running the Detroit Red Wings' Twitter account had their mind on adding some rare Pokemon to their collection when this announcement about 24-year-old Finnish winger Teemu Pulkkinen re-signing with the team went up on Twitter. The real question here is: Will NHL areans be full of ice types like Dewgong and Articuno...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Pavel Datsyuk signs with SKA

Less than a month since Pavel Datsyuk announced he was forgoing the final year on his contract with the Detroit Red Wings, he already has a new team. Datsyuk signed a two-year contract with the Russian club SKA St. Petersburg, which is one of the premier teams in the KHL, as well as one of the wealthiest. Though the amount was not disclosed, it can be assumed that Datsyuk was paid...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings need to act on soon-to-be free agent Darren Helm

In the past four years, Darren Helm has grown to become an essential part of the Detroit Red Wings roster. However, as his skills on the ice have grown, so has his demand; which is why the Red Wings need to get him signed while they still can. A fast skater who can both defend and create plays, Helm will be a hot commodity should he choose to enter unrestricted free agency on July...
Via isportsweb.com
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Datsyuk retires from NHL, will return to Russia

Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk has confirmed what has been long-speculated for the past couple of months. He’s leaving the NHL and returning to Russia to play in the KHL. “My family and I have decided that it’s time to return home,” Datsyuk announced on the Detroit Red Wings Twitter feed.  According to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Datsyuk...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings expected to announce Pavel Datsyuk won’t return to team

Pavel Datsyuk has been an integral part of the Detroit Red Wings machine for many years, not only just for goal scoring but also from his magical passing (he is the Magic Man, after all) and being one of the most creative forwards in hockey. He has made his desire to end his career in Russia closer to his family clear, and now it appears that is becoming a reality next season. ...
Via The Comeback
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Why did Cameron Frye wear a Gordie Howe jersey in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?

Though hockey fans might shake their heads at the circumstances, people of a certain age might be more familiar with hockey legend Gordie Howe (who passed away Friday at the age of 88) from his Detroit Red Wings jersey being worn by Cameron Frye (played by Alan Ruck) in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So how exactly did a movie taking place in 1980s Chicago feature a high...
Via The Comeback
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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