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Red Wings afternoon news: Hiller endorsements, coming attractions and hockey tunes

This afternoon's crop of Red Wings-related news falls into the "lists and information" category, but this summer's still been eye-opening for me in terms of the new reality that there simply is no such thing as an offseason any more. If you've been down to Joe Louis Arena in the summer, you'll see that the parking lot is still 3-quarters full and that...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Savage: Ken Holland won’t talk contract turkey with Mike Babcock until training camp

The Red Wings have filled their assistant coaching and video coordinator's positions in Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer, respectively, but MLive's Brendan Savage (via RedWingsFeed) reports that we'll have to wait until the fall to find out whether Mike Babcock will ink a contract extension (before the start of the regular season): "I think face-to-face is best...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings News: Danny DeKeyser Expects To Be Back

With just $5.27M left under the cap, surely the Detroit Red Wings have enough to room to bring back their young dynamic defender, Danny DeKeyser#479588017 / gettyimages.comDanny DeKeyser, the 24 year old RFA that's coming off a two-year deal that was worth $2.7M, told Brendan Savage of MLive.com, "it'll be done before camp. So no one needs to worry about that."...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikael Samuelsson signs with Djurgarden

It appears that Mikael Samuelsson’s career in the NHL is over but he will continue to play in the Swedish Hockey League for Djurgarden next year. Samuelsson struggled to crack the Red Wings lineup last year and was often rumored to be bought out if it wasn’t for him being injured.  He played six seasons with the Red Wings over the span of his 15 year career accumulating 159...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on ‘roster continuity,’ Tatar, DeKeyser and the Walleye’s Winterfest

The Red Wings checked an extremely important item off their offseason to-do list in signing Tomas Tatar to a 3-year, $8.25 million contract (at present, Capgeek only knows that Tatar's contract's cap hit is $2.75 million per season), and you and I found that the team has yet another assistant coach to replace as the Free Press's Helene St. James reported that video coordinator...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser says 'there won't be any problems' reaching contract agreement

Danny DeKeyser is one of two restricted free agents who have yet to re-sign with the Detroit Red Wings. But the second-year defenseman doesn't expect there to be any issues in reaching new contract terms with the Red Wings. "There won't be any problems," DeKeyser told Fox 17 while in Portage to play in annual Western Michigan Hockey Alumni and Friends golf outing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings, Tomas Tatar Agree On 3-Year Contract

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a three-year contract with Tomas Tatar after the left wing was second on the team in goals last season. Tatar’s deal is worth $2.75 million per year. The 23-year-old forward had 19 goals and 20 assists in 73 games in his first full season in the NHL. Only Gustav Nyquist scored more goals for Detroit with 28. Tatar represented Slovakia...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Tomas Tatar agree on three-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with left wing Tomas Tatar on a new three-year contract. According to the Detroit Free Press, the average annual value to be $2.75 million. Tatar, 23, completed his first full NHL season in 2013-14, ranking sixth on the team with 39 points (19-20-39) in 73 games. He also represented Slovakia at the 2014 Sochi Olympics...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Salary Cap Update: Tomas Tatar Re-Signing Erases Any Wiggle Room

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed restricted free agent Tomas Tatar to a three-year deal worth a reported $2.75 million average. That number makes Tatar the fifth highest-paid forward on the current roster, behind only Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg, Stephen Weiss and Johan Franzen. It also all but eliminates any extra spending money the Wings may have wanted to maintain moving forward...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tatar signs three-year deal to stay with Red Wings

It took a while for Tomas Tatar to get to the Red Wings but now he's staying. The Wings announced Monday that they signed Tatar, a restricted free agent, to a three-year contract worth a reported average $2.75 million annually. Via his Twitter account, @Trto90, Tatar said, "Really excited to be a red wing for another 3 years. I can't wait for new season. #redwings #IsItOctoberYet...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Landon Ferraro

The ninth edition of my prospect profile series examines the latest Red Wing to get re-signed: Landon Ferraro. Center – Canada – Age 22 6-foot, ~180 pounds – Shoots Right-handed Drafted 32nd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Speed, Hockey Awareness, Ray Ferraro - Strength, Capitalizing on Scoring Chances Landon...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard looks to rebound after rough season

The Detroit Red Wings weren’t able to make any significant upgrades over the summer, so if they’re going to improve in 2014-15, it will have to be by getting more from what’s already in their organization. Part of that will come from the natural development of their young players, but they also have some veterans that are expected to improve on their 2013-14 showings. One...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings News: Alfredsson to wait until ʺlate Augustʺ

Detroit Red Wings veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson is undecided if he will play another season.#481119569 / gettyimages.comTed Kulfan of The Detroit News reports that Alfredsson was, "plagued by an aching back at points during the regular season and playoffs." The 41 year old will take a few more weeks to decide whether or not he is healthy enough to return for another...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Red Wings release designs for new downtown arena

Good news for Hockeytown, USA. Plans for the new Detroit Red Wings arena were released Monday and the building sure looks flashy. The new arena, which is planned to open during the summer of 2017, will replace Joe Louis Arena — the oldest arena in the National Hockey League. It will also be part of a new mixed-use development project in downtown Detroit headed by the Illitch...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock: 'If you don’t want to be coached, don’t come here'

So you don’t like the way Mike Babcock coaches? You don’t like his aggressiveness or grind it out practices? Well the Red Wings coach has two words for ya… Okay maybe he doesn’t but during an interview with 105.1′s Ryan and Rico Thursday morning, Babcock was pretty candid when addressing the rumors that it was his coaching style supposedly keeping top-notch free agents...
Via The Majors Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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