Detroit Red Wings

Playing with the enemy: Chicago athletes who teamed up with rivals
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Chicago's chosen son may soon play with the enemy.  According to reports on Thursday, Derrick Rose is in talks to join LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year deal.  That is indeed hard to imagine, considering the former MVP has spent years battling James for supremacy in the Eastern Conference. But leaving the Windy […]

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Red Wings sign Tomas Tatar: four years, $21.2M
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It turns out that Tomas Tatar‘s days are numbered with the Detroit Red Wings by almost 1,500.* After a salary arbitration hearing and concerns that he might leave after a single season, “Band-Aid” sort of deal, a wide variety of reporters state that

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Wings, Tatar over $1 million apart as arbitration looms
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Detroit and forward Tomas Tatar are scheduled to go to arbitration on Thursday, and now it’s known what offers the two sides are bringing to the table. Per Sportsnet and MLive, Tatar is asking for $5.3 million next season, while the Red Wings are offering $4.1 million. Should the case go to arbitration, Tatar will […]

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Detroit re-signs Frk, who’s ‘done a great job of scoring goals’
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The Red Wings made a forward depth signing on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with AHL scorer Martin Frk. Per the Free Press, it’s a one-year, two-way deal worth $650,000, and it comes after Frk was close to a point-a-game player en route to Grand Rapids’ Calder Cup championship in June. Frk, 23, was originally taken […]

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Red Wings’ new arena will have a ridiculously large scoreboard
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Fans at the Detroit Red Wings’ new arena might have trouble keeping their eyes on the ice, and no, that’s not a joke about the current state of their roster. The team unveiled details for Little Caesar’s Arena’s scoreboard, which breaks a record or two and seems like it could be hockey’s equivalent to the […]

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Red Wings still have work to do: Tatar, Athanasiou, maybe Vanek
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Much of the NHL seems to be in something like a “vacation mode,” but not the Detroit Red Wings. GM Ken Holland still has work to do, with some tasks being more optional and others standing as more urgent. MLive.com’s Ansar Khan provides an update on the situation, which unfortunately seems like more of the […]

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PHT Morning Skate: Four teams that have improved the most this offseason
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–The Detroit Red Wings are still trying to work out a deal with restricted free agent Tomas Tatar. The Lightning and Capitals have both committed a number of years to players like Tyler Johnson and T.J. Oshie. Would that make sense for Detroit and Tatar?

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Has Chris Chelios returned to the Red Wings?
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It was reported last month that the Detroit Red Wings and Chris Chelios parted ways, as the assistant coach pursued a potential opportunity with the NHL Players’ Association. Based on reports this weekend, it appears Chelios is back with the Red Wings, reportedly spotted at the club’s development camp in Traverse City. “Basically I took […]

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Red Wings extend defenseman Xavier Ouellet for two years
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DETROIT (WXYZ) – The Detroit Red Wings and defenseman Xavier Ouellet agreed to a 2-year contract extension, the team announced on Monday. Ouellet, 23, played 66 games for the Detroit Red Wings in his first full season with the team. He had three goals and nine assists for a +2 rating. Drafted by the Red […]

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Detroit re-signs Ouellet — two years, $2.5 million
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Defenseman Xavier Ouellet has inked a two-year, $2.5 million extension with the Red Wings, per TVA. Ouellet, 23, made a significant leap last season, posting career highs in games played (66) and points (12). It also marked the first time in his professional

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Envisioning a revitalized Detroit with 3D printing
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Ten years ago, Detroit appeared to be a city on its last legs. After undergoing the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy, Detroit is experiencing something of a revival — but it still has a long way to go. Olympia Entertainment, a business that's called Detroit home since 1927, has joined the effort to rebuild the city […]

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Detroit signs veteran d-man Daley — three years, $9.5 million
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In a deal that’s been rumored for a while, the Red Wings have secured the services of blueliner Trevor Daley. The move remains consistent with Detroit GM Ken Holland’s refusal to enter a rebuilding phase. Daley should help with Holland’s goal of getting the Red Wings back into the playoffs, as he’s a steadying and […]

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