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

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

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 28 (yesterday)
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 t…
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  • Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more…

    Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more players?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    It should really come as no surprise that of the 25 players who were slated to go to salary arbitration this summer, none has actually sat in front of the arbitrator and 22 of them have resulted in contract resolutions. That’s pretty much the standard t…
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  • Red Wings sign Petr Mrazek to two-year, $8M contract

    Red Wings sign Petr Mrazek to two-year, $8M contract

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images) The Detroit Red Wings and young goaltender Petr Mrazek have come to terms on a two-year contract extension reportedly worth $8 million. Mrazek and the Red Wings were supposed to go through an arbitration he…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    thehockeynews.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…
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  • Red Wings’ DeKeyser in for even bigger role after signing six-y…

    Red Wings’ DeKeyser in for even bigger role after signing six-year, $30-million deal

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    Based on average ice time alone, Danny DeKeyser was already a top-two defenseman in Detroit. The Red Wings rearguard averaged 21:48 of ice time during the 2015-16 campaign, second only to veteran Niklas Kronwall. Come next season, though, expect DeKeyse…
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  • Has the NHL killed creativity in hockey?

    Has the NHL killed creativity in hockey?

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 27: Detroit Red Wings center Brad Richards (17) celebrate his game winning goal with Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendening (41) during the third period February 27, 2016 at Coors Field. The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Colorad…
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  • Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    The Vancouver Canucks made some off-season moves in hopes of increasing their scoring this coming campaign, adding Loui Eriksson to potentially play alongside the Sedin twins and locking up youngsters Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi and Emerson Etem. An…
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  • Red Wings sign Luke Glendening to $7.2M, 4-year extension

    Red Wings sign Luke Glendening to $7.2M, 4-year extension

    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed centre Luke Glendening to a $7.2 million, four-year extension. The team announced the deal Thursday. Glendening had a year left on his contract. Glendening has missed only one game with the Red W...
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  • Red Wings re-sign Pulkkinen to 1-year deal

    Red Wings re-sign Pulkkinen to 1-year deal

    NHL.com Jul 13
    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. The team announced the move Wednesday. The 24-year-old Pulkkinen had six goals and six assists last season for the Red Wings. He dislocated his rig...
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  • Red Wings briefly sign Pokémon to one-year deal

    Red Wings briefly sign Pokémon to one-year deal

    yahoo.com Jul 13
    NHL Someone in the Detroit Red Wings social media department has been playing a little too much Pokémon Go. Either that, or the NHL franchise has decided the best way to overcome the loss of Pavel Datsyuk is by capturing players in a tiny red and white …
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  • Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces h…

    Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces hearing dates

    Free agency is well under way but the opportunity to negotiate a new deal has led a number of restricted free agents to salary arbitration. The NHLPA announced the dates for the 24 arbitration hearings that are slated to take place between July 20 and A…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs still haven’t made decision on Lupul…

    Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs still haven’t made decision on Lupul’s future

    The Toronto Sun’s Steve Simmons praises the ability of Maple Leafs management to ship out contracts considered untradeable. He observes they’ve shed over $23 million in salary-cap space in the last 18 months by dealing away Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf, Da…
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  • TLC Concert Forces Top-Division Soccer Match To Be Played On Ri…

    TLC Concert Forces Top-Division Soccer Match To Be Played On Ridiculously Tiny Pitch

    deadspin.com Jul 9
    Tonight’s match between the Western New York Flash and Seattle Reign took place on a ridiculously-configured pitch at the home of the AAA Rochester Red Wings due to a previously-scheduled concert by TLC at the Flash’s home stadium.Read more...
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  • John Chayka will use more than just numbers to try to turn the …

    John Chayka will use more than just numbers to try to turn the Coyotes into Cup contenders

    By the time John Chayka was born in the summer of 1989, David Poile had been a GM in the NHL for seven seasons. Lou Lamoriello was two years into his job as the president and GM of the New Jersey Devils, and Ken Holland was a western Canada scout for th…
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  • Red Wings sign goaltender Jared Coreau to 2-year contract

    Red Wings sign goaltender Jared Coreau to 2-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 6
    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed goaltender Jared Coreau to a two-year contract. The team announced the move Wednesday, a day after Coreau and Detroit defenceman Danny DeKeyser were among 24 players to elect salary arbitration. ...
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  • Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for …

    Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for DeKeyser

    The most notable exclusion from the 24 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday was Petr Mrazek, but that doesn’t mean the Detroit Red Wings goaltender won’t be included in the process. Sources have told thn.com that the Red Wings will take Mraz…
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  • Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summ…

    Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summer

    It’s early July, so obviously there’s another important day coming up on the hockey calendar. Coming up next: the deadline for restricted free agents to file for arbitration, which is on the docket for Tuesday. This will likely be a procedural day for m…
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  • Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed exp…

    Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed expectations

    On the opening day of NHL free agency, 131 players signed contracts worth a combined total of more than $650 million, according to capfriendly.com. While Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, David Backes and Andrew Ladd dominated headlines, signing big-money deals…
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  • Video - Lightning Strike Red Wings 00:52

    Lightning Strike Red Wings

    Mar 20
    The Lighting topped the Red Wings 3-1 for their second straight win.
  • Video - Jagr Helps Panthers Top Red Wings 00:31

    Jagr Helps Panthers Top Red Wings

    Mar 19
    Jaromir Jagr scored his 718th NHL goal to move into fifth place on the career list in the Panthers' 3-1 win over the Red Wings.
  • Video - Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return 01:00

    Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return

    Mar 15
    Marek Zidlicky had a goal and two assists in Detroit's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers 00:45

    Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down Oilers

    Mar 9
    Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.