Category: ‘Defensemen’

Detroit Red Wings, Brendan Smith Agree to Two-Year Deal
July 15th, 2013 at 7:48 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have avoided salary arbitration with Brendan Smith. The club signed the defenseman to a two-year, $2.625 million deal earlier today, which will keep Smith in Detroit through 2015. The deal was first reported by CBC's Elliotte Friedman Smith recorded only eight assists during the regular season, but was...

Detroit Red Wings Trade Kent Huskins to Philadelphia for 2014 Draft Pick
March 30th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have made their first pre-trade deadline move. The club has traded defenseman Kent Huskins to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a conditional seventh rounder in the 2014 draft. Huskins was signed to the team in January due to a rash of injuries. Now with nearly every defenseman healthy...

Will Ian White Be Out the Door by the Trade Deadline?
March 2nd, 2013 at 4:12 PM
For all the beatings it has taken, both physically and from the media, the Detroit Red Wings defensive corps has performed well in the last four games. Head coach Mike Babcock has stuck with the pairings of Niklas Kronwall-Jonathan Ericsson, Brendan Smith-Kyle Quincey, and Brian Lashoff-Jakub Kindl for the last two games. That...

Ian White out 2-3 weeks with leg injury
January 23rd, 2013 at 4:51 PM
The Detroit Red Wings just keep losing defensemen. Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports that defenseman Ian White will miss 2-3 weeks with a severe laceration on his left leg. White sustained the injury in last night's loss to Dallas. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said that while...

Jonathan Ericsson Signs with Swedish Team
October 7th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has signed with Vita Hästen in Sweden to play during the NHL lockout. Vita Hästen is a third-tier team in Sweden; similar to the ECHL in the United States. Ericsson played for Vita Hästen in 2002-03 when he was 18 years old. Ericsson has produced mixed results during his time...