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Finally, Vachon receives hall induction

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – Chris Osgood was passed over in his third year of eligibility for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. But his omission from the 2016 induction class doesn’t mean the Red...
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Miller accepts Wings one-year contract

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – With the NHL’s free agency period starting this Friday, the one thing Drew Miller didn’t want to do was explore his options outside of the Red Wings. “I wanted to stay a Red Wing,”...
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By The Numbers: Tomas Tatar

NHL.com By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
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Deep defensive draft helps Red Wings

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Red Wings stuck to a defensive script during the second day of the annual NHL draft and in doing so managed to do something they haven’t done in 23 years.For the first time...
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Smith brings grit to Wings' draft class

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. – For Red Wings fans who want to see their team get a little more nasty, their first second-round pick should make them quite happy.The Wings took forward Givani Smith from Guelph of...
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Wings draft defenseman

NHL.com BUFFALO, NY -- Before this past season, Dennis Cholowski wasn't among the players projected to go in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. But the Detroit Red Wings made a draft-day trade with...
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Holland trades Datsyuk's cap space

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — BUFFALO, N. Y. – Phew!You could almost see the relief billowing out of Ken Holland after the Red Wings unloaded Pavel Datsyuk’s $7.5 million salary cap hit in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes...
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Coaches convene for first time at draft

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — BUFFALO, N.Y. – While the Red Wings’ amateur scouting staff prepared for this weekend’s NHL draft at First Niagara Center, coach Jeff Blashill took the opportunity to assemble his staff, including...
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DeKeyser represents WMU

NHL.com DETROIT -- Danny DeKeyser was representing his team Wednesday night at Comerica Park.Only it wasn't his professional hockey team, the Detroit Red Wings. Instead, DeKeyser was representing his...
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A new Russian for Wings?

NHL.com The Red Wings have a few needs as they head into this weekend's NHL draft in Buffalo, New York.One of those is a top young defenseman to hold down the blue line for years to come.The problem with...
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By The Numbers: Darren Helm

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2015-16 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on...
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Heading home

NHL.com ORCHARD LAKE, Mich. -- It was an agonizing decision but in the end, Pavel Datsyuk decided it was time to return home and the Red Wings agreed to let him go.Datsyuk, who turns 38 on July 20, made...
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NHL to honor Gordie Howe

NHL.com The NHL is catching its breath after a an eventful week that saw the passing of the legendary Gordie Howe at age 88 and the Pittsburgh Penguins winning their fourth Stanley Cup championship.On...
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Youngest son pays tribute to Mr. Hockey

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – Murray Howe recalled the time he asked his famous father what he wanted him to say when it came time to deliver the hockey icon’s eulogy.“Say this,” Gordie Howe told his youngest of four...
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Special honor

NHL.com DETROIT -- Among the many hockey dignitaries who came to Detroit for Gordie Howe's funeral, there was a local man who played a special role.Deacon Bill Jamieson is not only from the east side of...
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Murray Howe: 'I know how much they love him'

NHL.com DETROIT -- The apples didn't fall far from the tree when it came to Gordie and Colleen Howe's children.Their four children, Mark, Marty, Murray and Cathy and their families arrived at Joe Louis...
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Kaline, Yzerman share Howe memories

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – Two stars that played their entire pro careers in Detroit – a combined 44 seasons – were among the earliest to arrive at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday to pay their respects to Gordie Howe...
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Fans show in droves to pay respects

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – Ryan Schaff was just three years old when his dad took him to meet Gordie Howe at a booking signing in Flint, Michigan.The memory of that encounter had such long-lasting implications...
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Gretzky: Howe was my idol

NHL.com DETROIT -- Even the Great One has a hero and that hero was and will always be Gordie Howe.That is why Wayne Gretzky came to Joe Louis Arena very early Tuesday morning, so he could pay his respects...
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Visitation is personal for Howe's fans

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) — DETROIT – As a Red Wing, Gordie Howe never skated at Joe Louis Arena but the hockey icon will take his final shift inside the 37-year-old building on Tuesday. It’s expected that thousands will...
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Blog Articles

2016 NHL Free Agency: Eric Staal: Can He Regain His Past Greatness?

Winging it in Motown (Graham Hathway) — He hasn't been mentioned a lot, but Eric Staal could be a decent Plan B The Red Wings are hot in their pursuit of Steven Stamkos. But is there a viable backup plan in place should Detroit be...
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Detroit Red Wings Extend Drew Miller’s Contract

Octopus Thrower (Natalie Longroy) — The Detroit Red Wings extend LW Drew Miller‘s contract one more year. This past season he only played a total of 28 games after a knee injury sidelined him. He signed a one-year extension of...
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Report: Red Wings have inquired on Matt Martin

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — Reports have surfaced that the Red Wings have reached out to impending free agent Matt Martin: Hearing DET, TOR, MTL, BOS, LAK, CGY among the teams that have reached out to Matt Martin. #Isles...
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2016 NHL Free Agency: Loui Eriksson, a winger regaining his form

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — Detroit GM Ken Holland has said he plans to look at free agency for improving the Red Wings' forward corps. Loui Eriksson would add offense, so would he be a good signing? Up next in our series...
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2016 NHL Free Agency: Could Milan Lucic Help The Detroit Red Wings?

Winging it in Motown (John Curran) — Love him or hate him, Milan Lucic possesses a lot of skills that the Detroit Red Wings might find appealing. Player Profile: Milan Lucic Height / Weight: 6'3", 233 lbs. Born: June...
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Steven Stamkos: How Much of an Upgrade Would He Be for the Red Wings?

Winging it in Motown (JoshMVP) — In case you haven't heard from literally every media outlet in hockey, Steven Stamkos is probably going to test unrestricted free agency. The Lightning can't keep Stamkos and expect to fit all of...
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Red Wings UFA Darren Helm has optioned to test free agent market

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — There have been many questions as to what is to come of the Red Wings crop of unrestricted free agents. The team has re-signed Drew Miller, optioned to part ways with Brad Richards, and Kyle...
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2016 NHL Free Agency: Frans Nielsen, is the Dane a great target?

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — Frans Nielsen still hasn't signed with the Islanders. If he decides to test the market, is he a good fit for the Red Wings? The Red Wings have not been linked to New York Islanders center ...
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Red Wings re-sign Drew Miller to a one-year contract worth $1.025 Million

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — DETROIT, MICH — The Red Wings have announced that forward Drew Miller will be brought back on a one-year deal worth $1.025 million: UPDATE: #RedWings sign Drew Miller to a one-year contract...
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Why the Red Wings Won’t Play in the RFA Offer Sheet Pool

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — Jumping in a pool after having just eaten is not allowed With free agency opening in the NHL on July 1st and the list of sought-after unrestricted free agents pretty much only including...
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2016 NHL Free Agency: Kyle Okposo, a less expensive offensive option?

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — Kyle Okposo is one of the top options for teams looking for offensive upgrades in the free agent market. Is he worth the Wings' interest? If Detroit does not sign Steven Stamkos , will they...
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Red Wings Free Agency Planning: Where the Wings Have Holes

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — Before you can tell where you’re going, you have to know where you’re at. We’re mere days away from the July 1st free agency period opening and the Red Wings going out to make a big ol’ splash...
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Why Anthony Mantha should be exempt from the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — Under the terms laid out in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Anthony Mantha should be exempt from next year's expansion draft. On June 22, 2016, the NHL released the  official...
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Report: Blues requested Red Wings Dylan Larkin in trade for Kevin Shattenkirk

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — Reports had surfaced on Sunday out of the Free Press that when the Red Wings inquired on defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, the St. Louis Blues’ asking price was forward Dylan Larkin: St. Louis has...
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Report: Alexander Radulov will not be joining the Red Wings

Winging it in Motown (J.J. from Kansas) — Raddles back to Russia for real Some fun news to kick off the NHL free agency post-draft extravaganza this Sunday morning in regards to a forward we’ve heard linked to the Red Wings. ...
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Hakan Andersson weighs in on new Red Wings prospects Alfons Malmstrom and Mattias Elfstrom

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — I spoke with Red Wings Euro super-scout Hakan Andersson about Alfons Malmstrom and Mattias Elfstrom, two prospects everyone is itching to learn more about. The 2016 NHL Draft has concluded,...
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2016 NHL Draft: Reacting to the Red Wings picks and trades

Winging it in Motown (KyleWiiM) — BUFFALO, NY — The 2016 NHL Draft is a wrap. Now it’s time to stand back and look at what the Red Wings did, and who they acquired. Was it good? Was it bad? Was it just okay? I think Detroit made...
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2016 NHL Draft: Red Wings Select Mattias Elfstrom in the 7th round at 197th overall

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — In the 7th round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the Detroit Red Wings selected Mattias Elfstrom In the 7th round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft , the Red Wings selected Mattias Elfstrom, a...
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2016 NHL Draft: Detroit Selects Filip Larsson in Round 6 with 167th Overall Pick

Winging it in Motown (redwinger43) — The Red Wings have selected goaltender Filip Larsson at 167th overall from Djurgårdens IF. He was ranked as the #10 European goalie by NHL Central Scouting. Born: August 17, 1998 ...
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2016 NHL Draft: Red Wings select Jordan Sambrook in the 5th round at 137th overall

Winging it in Motown (StraightOuttaSverdlovsk) — With in the 137th overall pick, the Red Wings select Jordan Sambrook. With the 137th overall pick, the Red Wings selected Jordan Sambrook, a defenseman from the Erie Otters. After the Red...
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