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Nick Jensen signs two-year deal with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Nick Jensen to a two-year deal, counting $812,500 against the salary cap each season. Jensen has three goals and eight points in 27 games this season. Detroit drafted the Minnesota native in the fifth round of the 2009 draft. The former St. Cloud State standout made his NHL debut in December. The Red Wings announced the...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign defenseman Nick Jensen to 2-year $1.625M deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Nick Jensen to a two-year deal, counting $812,500 against the salary cap each season. Jensen has three goals and eight points in 27 games this season. Detroit drafted the Minnesota native in the fifth round of the 2009 draft. The former St. Cloud State standout made his NHL debut in December. The Red Wings announced the...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Extend Nick Jensen

The trade deadline is fast approaching, and many expect the Red Wings to make some personnel moves as their playoff hopes rapidly fade away. The team announced a deal today, but it was not one that anyone anticipated. Nick Jensen signed a 2 year extension with the Wings today, with his salary being announced as $800K/$825K over the next two seasons. From the Wings: Jensen, 26...
Via Winging It In Motown
11 hours ago

Detroit Red Wings trade rumors: who might be on the move?

The Detroit Red Wings made their first deadline move the other day by trading forward Tomas Jurco to the Chicago Blackhawks for a third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. I think this was a really good move for all sides involved. The Wings get a draft pick, the Blackhawks add some depth up front and Jurco gets a change of scenery that he so wanted. The deadline is soon and the Wings...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Price Is Right: Trade value for Thomas Vanek soaring

With the NHL trade deadline just days away, the Red Wings are sellers. After trading forward Tomas Jurco to the Chicago Blackhawks for a 3rd round pick on Friday, there is no question about that. After even more recent events, more specifically Martin Hanzal's trade to the Minnesota Wild for a heap of draft picks, Thomas Vanek’s trade stock is anything but bottoming out: Arizona...
Via Winging It In Motown
14 hours ago

Vanek’s Trade Stock Rises

The trade deadline is fast approaching, and a couple teams already have started to acquire depth for a playoff run or stock up on draft picks. The Detroit Red Wings were one of those teams, as they traded forward Tomas Jurco to the Chicago Blackhawks for a third-round pick Friday. Also on Friday, the Dallas Stars traded Patrick Eaves to the Anaheim Ducks for a conditional second...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

The Red Wings Can’t Shut Down Every Injured Veteran

The Red Wings cannot put injured veterans on the shelf for the rest of the season if it is not warranted. The Detroit Red Wings have faced a lot of unfamiliar questions this season regarding what to do with injured personnel when staring in the face of a losing season. It naturally causes a lot of looking toward the future; to trading away anyone who may not fit in the long-term...
Via Winging It In Motown
2 days ago

Red Wings Bye Week Notes

Finally, a break for the Detroit Red Wings. Unfortunately, it’s not the break fans were looking for – a string of wins and/or favorable calls. While the Red Wings are on break for their NHL-mandated bye week, the news about the team doesn’t stop. Trade deadline talk Drew Miller trade request Tomas Jurco dealt Possible contract extensions Coreau gets playing time Next on the...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 2/21 NYI | Larkin

Dylan Larkin speaks with the media following Tuesday's 3-1 loss against the New York Islanders at Joe Louis Arena
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Red Wings make a coaching change?

It has definitely been a rough season for the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Wings have been the model franchise in the NHL for the last 25 years. They haven’t missed the playoffs since I have been alive. They’ve always had star studded lineups and great coaching. This year some may say they lack in both areas. The Red Wings currently sit near the bottom of the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Detroit Red Wings found new offensive chemistry?

This season has been one to forget for the Detroit Red Wings. Their play has been filled with inconsistencies, and lackluster play for most of the season. However, there have been a few bright spots for the Wings looking forward. The play of rookies, Anthony Mantha and Andreas Athanasiou has shown general manager Ken Holland that he has valuable assets that he can build around in...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tatar, Vanek lead Red Wings past Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Nick Jensen and Steve Ott also scored and Luke Glendening added a late empty-netter for the Red Wings, who completed a back-to-back sweep of Washington and Pittsburgh, two of the top teams in the league. Petr Mrazek...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gustav Nyquist’s vicious high stick on Jared Spurgeon

Gustav Nyquist might have a bit of an anger problem. After he was cross-checked to the ice by Jared Spurgeon, Nyquist spun around and nailed Spurgeon in the face with a high stick.When you watch the video, note how Nyquist makes sure to catch Spurgeon in the face with the blase of his stick as opposed to the shaft. That’s a horrible, horrible play.Nyquist received a double-minor...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Tigers manager Jim Leyland ‘crushed’ by Ilitich’s death

The words of former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland show just how many Detroit sports fans feel about the death of Mike Ilitch.Ilitch, the Little Caesars Pizza co-founder and owner of the Red Wings and Tigers, died on Friday at the age of 87. The Wings were a power under his watch, winning four Stanley Cups, while his spending helped turn the Tigers into a contender from a laughingstock...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL called former players suing over concussions ‘mere puppets’ in lawsuit

Former Detroit Red Wings captain Reed Larson wrote an op-ed in the Detroit News last year, claiming the NHL was “more than willing to encourage” playing with a head injury. The NHL wasn’t impressed.Rick Westhead of TSN.ca reports unsealed court documents showed the league referred to players like Larson as “mere puppets” who “certainly would not have had the mental faculties...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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