Tagged: ‘Detroit’

Ask Ansar: How free-agent signings affect Red Wings’ outlook
July 7th, 2017 at 6:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Q: Do the Daley and Witkowski signings make the Wings a playoff team? -- Eric A: No. Daley will help improve the defense with his mobility and puck-moving ability and Witkowski will provide toughness while playing right wing on the fourth line (possibly), but this team needs massive improvement from...

Red Wings sign defensemen Dylan McIlrath, Brian Lashoff to two-year deals
June 28th, 2017 at 10:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings re-upped with a pair of defensemen who finished the season with the Grand Rapids Griffins, signing Dylan McIlrath and Brian Lashoff to two-year contracts. They are two-way deals (lower salary in the AHL) worth $650,000 per season in the NHL. The Red Wings acquired...

Worker dies after fall at Little Caesar’s Arena construction site in Detroit
June 28th, 2017 at 10:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT, MI -- An electrical worker died after falling 75 feet from a catwalk while working at the new Little Caesar's Arena construction site in Detroit Monday morning, Detroit fire officials say. Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner David Fornell said city EMS workers arrived about 8 a.m. to find a 46-year-old...

NHL Draft thread, Day 2: Red Wings will be busy after grabbing Michael Rasmussen
June 24th, 2017 at 9:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the Detroit Red Wings, Friday night was a little odd. They picked ninth overall in the NHL Draft, the first time the franchise has had a top-10 selection in more than a quarter century. (Detroit grabbed Keith Primeau at .... Read Original Post at Sports Media 101 searches...

Detroit Red Wings select big center Michael Rasmussen with top pick
June 23rd, 2017 at 8:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Red Wings selected big center Michael Rasmussen from Tri City (WHL) with the ninth overall pick in Friday's entry draft at the United Center in Chicago. Rasmussen (6-6, 221) had 32 goals and 55 points in 50 games for Tri City last season. He led the team with...