Detroit Red Wings re-sign players of the future

The Detroit Red Wings elected to sign their young restricted free-agents this week as they reached deals with defenseman Danny DeKeyser, and goaltender Petr Mrazek. Danny DeKeyser, was signed to a six year deal reportedly worth $30 million, with an average cap hit of $5 million. DeKeyser, 26, had eight goals and 12 assists in 78 games last season and was second to only Niklas Kronwall...
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Griffins Sign Colin Campbell to AHL Contract

A re-signing that isn’t In what is kind of a re-signing and kind of not, the Griffins today announced that right winger Colin Campbell has signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings’ AHL team. It’s not really a re-signing because the last deal Campbell was on was an entry-level deal with the Red Wings under which he was assigned to Grand Rapids. This deal is an AHL contract...
Via Winging It In Motown
9 hours ago

Editor’s Rant: Does Ken Holland have a plan for the Red Wings?

Editor’s note: I’m venting, so if I come off as doom & gloom, please keep that in mind. My concern for this organization has hit a new level, and I am choosing you all as my echo chamber. Ken Holland has done remarkable things with the Detroit Red Wings over the past two decades. What he’s done is something most general managers in the NHL, or any level can only dream...
Via Winging It In Motown
13 hours ago

Negotiations were 'business' for Mrazek

DETROIT – The Red Wings and goalie Petr Mrazek avoided salary arbitration this week when the two sides struck an 11th hour deal minutes before the scheduled hearing was to begin Wednesday morning in Toronto. “I don’t want to say I was surp...
1 day ago

Red Wings’ cap compliance trouble should be solved by Franzen, Vitale injuries

The Detroit Red Wings may be more than $4 million over the salary cap with the regular season approaching, but GM Ken Holland sees a clear path for the club to take to become salary cap compliant before the campaign begins. And it won’t even require a trade or demoting players to the AHL. After the signings of Danny DeKeyser and Petr Mrazek, a combination of deals that accounts...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

Petr Mrazek gets two-year, $8 million deal with Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with goaltender Petr Mrazek. The Red Wings announced the deal Wednesday. Mrazek has emerged as Detroit's top goalie, beating out Jimmy Howard. The 24-year-old Mrazek was 27-16-3 last season with a 2.33 goals-against average in a career-high 54 games. The Czech is 46-30-8 over two NHL regular seasons...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Sheahan Capable of Breakout Year for Detroit Red Wings

Originally drafted 21st overall in the 2010 NHL Draft, Riley Sheahan is in a position to have a breakout offensive season for the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17. Sheahan scored a career-high 14 goals last season after coming on late in the year. In his last 22 games, he recorded seven goals and 12 points to go alongside a plus-8 rating. Sheahan scored a career high 14 goals last season...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Red Wings sign DeKeyser to $30M, 6-year deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have avoided arbitration and signed defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a $30 million, six-year contract. DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the contract Tuesday, including modified no-trade protection beginning in the 2017-18 season. The restricted free agent...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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7 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.
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WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Ping Pong Tournament

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016 DRWDC | Scrimmage Shootout 7/8

2016 Detroit Red Wings Development Camp | Traverse City, Michigan
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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...
11 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...
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16 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...
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16 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...
18 days ago  |  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

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