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Detroit Red Wings Waive Mikael Samuelsson
January 25th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The Red Wings have placed forward Mikael Samuelsson on waivers in order to clear up roster space. The move was reported by MLive's Ansar Khan. Samuelsson was signed by the Red Wings in 2012 as a free agent for a second stint after playing with the team from 2005 until 2009. He has played in...

Jordin Tootoo to Return to Detroit Red Wings Lineup
December 18th, 2013 at 8:47 PM
The Red Wings have recalled Jordin Tootoo from their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids, per MLive. Tootoo had appeared in eight games with the Wings this season. He will be in the lineup Thursday when the Wings host the Calgary Flames. "Tootoo is playing (Thursday) because we're trying to win a game and we think...

Detroit Red Wings Call up Tomas Jurco from AHL
December 15th, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Red Wings fans will get a chance to see another piece of the future in today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning (5 p.m, Fox Sports Detroit Plus). The team recalled forward Tomas Jurco from their AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids after last night's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jurco was drafted...

Injury Update: Henrik Zetterberg to Miss at Least Two Weeks
December 3rd, 2013 at 5:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The injuries are starting to pile up for the Detroit Red Wings just as they had started to win games. The team learned today that leading scorer and captain Henrik Zetterberg will miss at least two weeks with a herniated back disc. Zetterberg said that he was experiencing back spasms before...

Detroit Red Wings Sign Jonathan Ericsson to Extension
November 27th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
Jonathan Ericsson has come a long way. The defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings, who was "Mr. Irrelevant" in the 2002 NHL Draft when he was selected by the Red Wings, has worked his way up to being a top-pair blue liner since he began playing for the Wings full-time back in...

Detriot Red Wings Waive Patrick Eaves
November 14th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
The Detroit Red Wings continued to clear up roster room and cap space today as they waived forward Patrick Eaves. The news was first reported by CBC's Elliotte Friedman. Eaves has been with the Wings since 2009. The former first round pick of the Ottawa Senators has spent his career as a...

Injury Update: Stephen Weiss Out, More Recalls from Grand Rapids
November 9th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The injury bug seems to be affecting the Detroit Red Wings more and more. The Wings will be without Stephen Weiss (groin) tonight when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, Ansar Khan reports. This likely means that Joakim Andersson will move up to second line center for at least tonight. Darren Helm will be...

Detroit Red Wings Waive Jordin Tootoo
November 6th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
When the Detroit Red Wings signed Jordin Tootoo back in 2012, the hope was that he would provide energy and grit to the team. While he did just that, as well as becoming a fan favorite, the fact that he had too much of a cap hit ($1.9 million) proved to weigh...

Detroit Red Wings Transaction Recap: ’13 Draft Pick Signed, Adam Almquist Recalled
November 4th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
The Detroit Red Wings continue to sign key pieces to their future. On Friday, the team announced that they have signed 2013 second-round pick Zack Nastasiuk to an entry-level contract. Nastasiuk, a winger, was drafted 48th overall by the Wings in the 2013 NHL Draft. The Barrie, Ontario native is currently the...

Injury Update: Johan Franzen Out Wednesday, Patrick Eaves to Return
October 28th, 2013 at 3:23 PM
The Detroit Red Wings are set to embark on a four-game road swing through Western Canada that begins Wednesday in Vancouver. They will be without one of their regulars for that game, but will get someone back from injury. Johan Franzen has been ruled out for Wednesday night's game against the Canucks due...

Detroit Red Wings Sign 2013 First Round Pick to Entry-level Deal
October 13th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
The Detroit Red Wings locked up another piece of their future Saturday. The club announced that they have agreed to a three-year entry-level contract with Anthony Mantha. Mantha was the Red Wings' first round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. He is currently with Val d'Or of the QMJHL, where he has...

Mike Babcock Shuffles Lines to Help Cure Struggles
October 12th, 2013 at 1:12 PM
if you don't do good things, then you have to change things. Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has not seen a lot of good in the last two games, so he is making some lineup changes. Justin Abdelkader is off of the top line, and now on the second line with Stephen...

How the Detroit Red Wings Got Cap Compliant
October 2nd, 2013 at 1:03 PM
The Red Wings found a way to get under the salary cap for the 2013-14 season, and managed to do so by doing the following: Waived Cory Emmerton (Emmerton cleared waivers, meaning he will report to Grand Rapids. However, he is still with the team. More on that later.) Placed Darren Helm...

Detroit Red Wings Place Cory Emmerton on Waivers, Look to Get Cap Compliant
September 29th, 2013 at 2:41 PM
The Detroit Red Wings are in the process of trimming their roster down while getting under the salary cap. The club waived center Cory Emmerton earlier today, but that will not be the only move done to get the roster down to 23 players. Emmerton being placed on waivers clears up $533,333 in salary....

Detroit Red Wings Reassign Players, Trim Roster to 30
September 23rd, 2013 at 2:33 PM
The Red Wings continued to trim their roster over the weekend, as they assigned the followings 25 players to their AHL affiliate Grand Rapids Griffins. Forwards: Mitch Callahan Martin Frk Jeff Hoggan Calle Jarnkrok Tomas Jurco David McIntyre Andrej Nestrasil Trevor Parkes Marek Tvrdon Louis-Marc Aubry Landon Ferraro Luke Glendening Triston Grant Riley Sheahan Defensemen: Brennan Evans Gleason Fournier Max Nicastro Richard Nedomlel Xavier Ouellet Ryan Sproul Alexei Marchenko Nathan Paetsch Goaltenders: Cam Lanigan Tom McCollum Jared Coreau Defenseman...

Detroit Red Wings (Re-) Sign Daniel Cleary to 1-year Deal
September 12th, 2013 at 1:45 PM
He's back. After a somewhat interesting saga that carried over to Twitter, free agent-winger Daniel Cleary decided to return to the Detroit Red Wings. Team GM Ken Holland said that the team and Cleary have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million. "I'm back." Cleary said to the Detroit Free Press....

Detroit Red Wings Re-Sign Gustav Nyquist to Two-Year Deal
August 20th, 2013 at 1:11 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have reached a deal with restricted free agent forward Gustav Nyquist, as both parties agreed to a two-year deal worth $1.9 million. Nyquist was the last RFA the Wings needed to sign. The club signed Joakim Andersson to a two-year deal earlier this month. A fourth-round pick out...

Detroit Red Wings Re-Sign Joakim Andersson to Two-Year Deal
August 6th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed center Joakim Andersson to a two-year deal worth $1.465 million. Andersson was a restricted free agent. The Swedish center appeared in 38 regular season games for the Red Wings, where he recorded eight points (three goals, five assists) and won 55% of his faceoffs. He also recorded...

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 Sign Daniel Alfredsson, Stephen Weiss in Free Agency
July 6th, 2013 at 3:27 PM
The Detroit Red Wings landed a pair of big fish in the free agency pond yesterday. They were able to sign winger Daniel Alfredsson to a one-year, $5.5 million deal and center Stephen Weiss to a five-year deal worth $24.5 million. The latter of the two was expected to come to Detroit to...