Red Wings Rumors & News

  • 23 Players Elect Salary Arbitration "Twenty-three players have elected Salary Arbitration: Arizona Coyotes Mikkel Boedker Phil Samuelsson Brendan Shinnimin Buffalo Sabres Phil Varone Calgary Flames Lance Bouma Paul Byron Josh Jooris Colorado Avalanche Andrew Agozzino Mathew Clark Detroit Red..." July 06

  • Red Wings Re-Sign Landon Ferraro to One-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Detroit Red Wings today re-signed center Landon Ferraro to a one-year contract. Ferraro, 23, appeared in all seven of Detroit’s first-round postseason games against the Tampa Bay Lightning, picking up two penalty minutes and 10 shots on goal while averaging 10:08 of ice time. He also skated..." July 05

  • Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha remains confident despite tough first season as a pro

    Michigan Live "Anthony Mantha is well aware of the criticism he received for a sub-par rookie pro season and the subsequent trade rumors that followed. But he's not bothered by either. Instead, the 6-foot-5 forward remains confident and says the criticism does nothing but motivate him as he prepares to..." July 03

  • Wings will consider retiring Fedorov's No. 91

    Detroit News "Sergei Fedorov is a first-ballot inductee of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He is the only Hart Trophy winner for MVP for the Red Wings in 53 years. He was an essential offensive and defensive component for more than one-quarter of the Wings teams that have won Stanley Cups. In the playoff drive..." July 02

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Deal isn't quite done, but Brad Richards and the Red Wings are working on a 1 yr deal.

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    In addition to re-signing Andy Miele, Detroit Red Wings have also re-signed goaltender Tom McCollum to a one-year deal #DRW

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    #RedWings agree to terms w Andy Miele. 1-yr, 1-way $575K. He was 2d in AHL w 70 pts in GR. #Leafs were in on him, Babcock saw him lots. #TSN

  • St. James: Wings dump Weiss to free money, get younger

    Detroit Free Press "As the Detroit Red Wings prepare for a bleak free agent market, they rid themselves of an underachiever for the sake of achieving a younger, financially sound future. After one last round of discussing the pros and cons before Tuesday's deadline, the Wings decided to buy out Stephen Weiss,..." July 01

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Mike Green is heading DET on a three year deal. #TSN.

  • Free agent Richards signs with Red Wings

    Sportsnet "Brad Richards has his second Stanley Cup ring and will be moving on. Like fellow free agent Brandon Saad from the 2015 champion Chicago Blackhawks, Richards will be in a new uniform come 2015-16. The 35-year-old centre inked a one-year, $3-million contract with the Detroit Red Wings..." July 01

  • Holland doesn't expect to do much in trade, free-agent market

    Fox Sports Detroit "Christmas in July is a thing of the past for Detroit Red Wings fans. Once upon a time round July 1, the start of open season on NHL free-agents, General Manager Ken Holland would dress up in his red and white Santa outfit and load up that big gift bag with a big-name player or two and Wings..." June 29

  • With Datsyuk out, Red Wings unlikely to buy out Weiss

    Detroit Free Press "Off-season surgery for Pavel Datsyuk renders it further unlikely the Red Wings will buy out Stephen Weiss. The window to do so closes Tuesday. Weiss hasn't performed as expected since joining the Wings on a five-year, $24.5-million deal in 2013, but the reasons to give him one more season..." June 29

  • Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger lead 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class

    CBS Sports "The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the 2015 class of inductees and is it ever a good one. Former NHL defensemen Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Phil Housley were all elected this year, as was forward Sergei Fedorov. Angela Ruggiero, a member of the U.S. Women's Olympic Team and one of..." June 29

  • Report: Red Wings' Datsyuk could miss start of season after ankle surgery

    The Score "The Detroit Red Wings could start 2015-16 behind the eight ball. Star center Pavel Datsyuk, who underwent offseason ankle surgery, isn't expected back until early November, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press. Originally believed to be out for only four-to-six weeks,..." June 29

  • Nicklas Lidstrom likely to headline Hockey Hall class

    ESPN "Nicklas Lidstrom, who won seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings, is a strong favorite to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in his first year of eligibility. Lidstrom likely will be joined in the..." June 28

  • Wings address defense on second day of draft

    Detroit News "Maybe the talk about a lack of a right-handed-shooting defenseman is finally going to die down. It might, after the Red Wings picked two of them in Saturday's NHL Entry Draft in Sunrise, Florida, along with a tall goalie, and two wingers who are sons of former NHL players. Like every other..." June 28

  • Red Wings top pick strong on offense

    Detroit News "The Red Wings have added more skill to their organization. With the 19th pick overall in the first round of the NHL draft Friday, the Red Wings selected left wing Evgeny Svechnikov. Playing for Cape Breton in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, the 6-foot-2, 200-pound forward finished..." June 27

  • Red Wings Re-Sign Joakim Andersson

    Winging It In Motown "One year and $815,000 for Joakim Andersson keeps him under the threshold of having salary remain on the cap if the player passes through waivers and is assigned to the AHL. Andersson will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of this deal." June 26

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    #RedWings had ongoing talks w/ pending UFA Andy Miele, but no deal. Miele fielded interest today from Toronto, St. Louis and Carolina. #TSN

  • What the new salary cap means for Red Wings

    Detroit News "The Red Wings won't be affected this summer – but they likely will be a year from now. The NHL and NHL Players' Association announced Tuesday the 2015-16 salary cap will increase to $71.4 million -- a $2.1 million increase from last season -- with a minimum each team must spend set at $52.8..." June 24

  • NHL to announce opening of formal expansion process

    CBS Sports "The NHL is expected to announce that the league's board of governors has approved the opening of a formal expansion process, barring something unforeseen, according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. This does not necessarily mean the league will expand, but this will allow the league to gauge..." June 24

  • Report: 3-on-3 overtime coming to NHL, pending board approval

    CBS Sports "It appears the NHL will have a new overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. That should be music to the ears of anyone that despises the shootout. The NHL GMs and NHLPA agreed Monday to recommend a five-minute three-on-three overtime period for regular season games not decided in..." June 24

  • Red Wings announce assistant coaches, including Chelios and Granato

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Detroit Red Wings announced new head coach Jeff Blashill’s assistants on Tuesday, and you may notice some familiar names. Tony Granato, Pat Ferschweiler, Chris Chelios (pictured) and Dave Noel-Bernier will be in the mix, while Jim Bedard returns as goalie coach. The Red Wings noted that..." June 23

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    UPDATE: The #RedWings have named Tony Granato, Pat Ferschweiler, Chris Chelios & Dave Noel-Bernier assistant coaches; Jim Bedard will return

  • 10 NHL players who could be traded

    CBC Sports "The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin much earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Get the scoop on 10 players considered to be on the block in this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press:" June 23

  • Should Wings look into trading for Islanders' Okposo?

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings are exploring trade possibilities as they seek to improve their lineup, and one intriguing name could be available from the New York Islanders. Newsday is reporting Kyle Okposo may be a trade chip, as the Islanders seek to get something for him now rather than spend later..." June 23

  • NHL sets 2015-16 salary cap at $71.4 million

    CBS Sports "The NHL salary cap will see a nearly two-and-a-half million dollar increase for the 2015-16 season. The league and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday afternoon that the salary cap for next season has been set at $71.4 million, with a salary floor of $52.8 million. The cap this past season was..." June 23

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    @DetroitRedWings no longer interested in pursuing a trade for @MapleLeafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf, I was told.

  • Red Wings hire Nelson as AHL coach "The Detroit Red Wings on Friday named Todd Nelson as the new coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins. Nelson, 46, becomes the 10th head coach in Griffins franchise history after splitting the 2014-15 season in head-coaching roles with the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) and the Edmonton Oilers (NHL). " June 19

  • Chris Chelios won't be full-time assistant coach with Red Wings

    CBS Sports "Despite previous reports that Chris Chelios was set to join new Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill's staff, it appears he'll be involved on a more limited basis instead. Chelios will work with the team's defensemen, but told's Ansar Khan that he won't be a full-time bench coach..." June 18

  • Wings would trade first draft pick, but not Mantha

    Fox Sports Detroit "Two weeks ahead of the NHL Entry Draft and the free-agent frenzy that grips the league just a few days later, the wild rumors are flying -- and the Red Wings are right in the middle of some of them. Headlines out of Toronto suggest Detroit is willing to trade Anthony Mantha, who a year ago was..." June 15

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Btw, if Wings had been willing to move Mantha at trade deadline, Dion Phaneuf would have become a Red Wing.

  • Red Wings willing to trade Mantha, first rounder

    Sportsnet "The Detroit Red Wings were not willing to part with their 2015 first-round pick or prospect Anthony Mantha at the trade deadline, but that has changed. According to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox, the team is now willing to look at moving both of those assets. On March 2, after the 3 p.m. EST trade..." June 14

  • Red Wings' Dylan Larkin named No. 1 NHL prospect of 2015

    Michigan Live "The No. 1 prospect of 2015 in the National Hockey League belongs to the Detroit Red Wings, according to Hockey's Futures. Center Dylan Larkin, the Red Wings first-round pick (15th overall) in last year's draft, was deemed the best prospect after a whirlwind year that saw him enjoy a solid..." June 13

  • Blashill will dive right into Red Wings' problems

    Detroit News "Starting about now, the honeymoon likely is over for Jeff Blashill. The Red Wings coach has a long list of issues to deal with before next season — rebuilding a roster and aging veterans are at the top of his list. While the Red Wings roster isn't lacking for talent, and the team is coming..." June 11

  • Hall of Famer Chris Chelios to join Red Wings coaching staff

    CBS Sports "The Detroit Red Wings will have rookie head coach Jeff Blashill behind the bench next season, but there will be an especially familiar face standing right next to him. Hockey Hall of Famer and former Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios has been tabbed for Blashill's coaching staff according to..." June 09

  • Blashill 'can't wait' to get started with Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "Three years after he left a job behind the bench of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill has returned as the boss. Blashill was formally introduced as head coach at a news conference today at Joe Louis Arena (watch live here), an event anticipated since Mike Babcock left the job on May 20...." June 09

  • Gordie Howe ‘comfortable and happy’ after second stem cell treatment

    The Hockey News "Hall of Fame legend Gordie Howe is “comfortable and happy,” after undergoing his second stem cell treatment at a clinic in Mexico Monday night, said his son, Murray. “Our dad continues to participate in a clinical trial where stem cells are being used in the treatment of a stroke,” Murray Howe..." June 09

  • Report: Leafs not giving up 2015 pick for Babcock

    Sportsnet "When the Toronto Maple Leafs hired Mike Babcock as their new head coach it cost the team slightly more than the $50-million contract they gave him. The Leafs also had to give the Detroit Red Wings, Babcock’s former team, a future third-round pick as compensation. According to Helene St...." June 09

  • Red Wings to name Blashill coach on Tuesday: report "Jeff Blashill will be named coach of the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, according to The Red Wings have scheduled a press conference for 11 a.m. ET Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena to introduce their coach. Blashill, 41, coached the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League to..." June 08

  • On whether some Red Wings' roles will change under Jeff Blashill, free agency concerns

    Michigan Live "Jeff Blashill and Mike Babcock share many of the same coaching philosophies. They even sound alike. But that doesn't mean the next head coach of the Detroit Red Wings will view every player the same way as his predecessor. Will Jakub Kindl, who spent the past two seasons in Babcock's..." June 08

  • U-M's Berenson: Larkin needs time to mature with Wings

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson is confident that Dylan Larkin will one day play in the NHL — he's just not sure how soon that day will come. Larkin, 18, will be sorely missed by the Wolverines, after he decided to forgo his remaining three years of college eligibility to turn pro. He was..." June 06

  • Mrazek named Wings' top rookie, but will he keep job?

    Detroit Free Press "Petr Mrazek was named Red Wings rookie of the year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, a natural selection given Mrazek's distinguished season. The group announced the decision today. It won't be until next season that Mrazek will be honored by the DSBA prior to a home..." June 06

  • Detroit Red Wings will announce Jeff Blashill as new head coach next week

    Michigan Live "Jeff Blashill has been the heir apparent as the Detroit Red Wings head coach for a couple of years. When Mike Babcock left for the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 20, it cleared the way for Blashill's promotion from the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Red Wings were just waiting for the Griffins' Calder..." June 03

  • Jeff Blashill on job future with Red Wings: No decision coming this week

    Michigan Live "Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill does not expect any announcement on his job future at least through this week, saying, "There are still conversations to be had between Ken (Holland) and I. "There is the NHL combine and he has some other business to tend to," Blashill said in a phone..." June 03

  • Red Wings are waiting for their AHL team's season to come to an end before naming their next head coach

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Detroit Red Wings reportedly met with Jeff Blashill regarding their coaching vacancy this week, but an announcement on who will replace Mike Babcock isn’t imminent. According to The Associated Press, the Red Wings will wait until after the Grand Rapids Griffins season is over to make an..." May 31

  • Babcock sets sights on Red Wings assistants

    Sportsnet "The Ford F-150 pickup truck might not be the only thing Mike Babcock drives from Detroit to Toronto. According to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox, the new head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs is considering bringing his assistant coaches with him from Detroit — Jim Hiller, Andrew Brewer and Tony..." May 29

  • Wings not getting carried away with Larkin's early success as a pro

    Fox Sports Detroit "Two games into his professional hockey career, Dylan Larkin is looking every bit like the franchise player the Red Wings were hoping (praying, too, no doubt) when they selected him with the 15th overall pick in last summer's NHL entry draft. Larkin, who decided to turn professional after an..." May 28

  • Red Wings' Holland plans to meet with Blashill this week

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland plans to meet with Jeff Blashill later this week, while also taking in a Grand Rapids Griffins game. The Griffins are tied 1-1 heading into Thursday's Game 3 of their Western Conference final against the Utica Comets. The Griffins used two goals..." May 26

  • Babcock's gone, but the right man chose to stay in Detroit

    Fox Sports Detroit "The Red Wings lost their coach last week when Mike Babcock, arguably one of the best in the business, said goodbye to Detroit and signed on with the Toronto Maple Leafs. But it could have been a whole lot worst. Under Babcock, the Wings enjoyed one of the better 10-year runs in their history...." May 26