Andreas Athanasiou RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Wings' Andreas Athanasiou rewarded for playing hard consistently

    Michigan Live "Andreas Athanasiou has shown flashes of excellence before, only to see his ice time subsequently reduced and, last season, scratched for a couple of games due to a perceived decline in competitiveness. He's been dominant in two of the past three games and has earned significant ice time in all..." January 04

  • Athanasiou’s return to Wings is imminent

    Detroit News "Andreas Athanasiou will be joining the Red Wings soon. General manager Ken Holland said Tuesday Athanasiou has received a work permit and will be joining the Red Wings in Florida. The Red Wings play Tampa Bay on Thursday and the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Athanasiou still must pass a..." October 25

  • Red Wings Sign Andreas Athanasiou to one-year deal

    The Hockey Writers "The stalemate between the Detroit Red Wings and restricted free agent Andreas Athansious has finally come to an end, per Bob Mckenzie. Agreeing to a one-year contract for the 2017-18 season, Athanasious will now return to the Red Wings after a very lengthy contract dispute that stretched into the..." October 20

  • Red Wings nearing deal with holdout Andreas Athanasiou

    Detroit News "The Red Wings and holdout free agent Andreas Athanasiou were nearing agreement on a new contract Friday, a source confirmed. Athanasiou, who scored 18 goals last season, did not appear for training camp or the start of the season while negotiating with the Wings. Elliotte Friedman of..." October 20

  • Talks Increase Between Red Wings, Athanasiou

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The final restricted free agent to be signed is Andreas Athanasiou, who has not been able to work out a deal with the Detroit Red Wings. Athanasiou has been skating in Switzerland to try and stay ready for the season should a deal be worked out, but there had been little discussion in recent weeks..." October 18

  • Andreas Athanasiou remains in Switzerland, no deal imminent with Detroit Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "While the Detroit Red Wings went to work in Toronto, restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou is still searching for work overseas. His agent, Darren Ferris, told the Free Press on Wednesday morning that Athanasiou is still in Switzerland, where he has been for more than 10 days. Ferris did not..." October 18

  • Red Wings have no appetite to trade Andreas Athanasiou

    Sportsnet "Detroit Red Wings forward and restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou remains unsigned with the regular season well underway but a resolution could come as soon as this week. As reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos on Hockey Night in Canada, the Red Wings met with Athanasiou’s agent last week..." October 15

  • Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou resume talks, but deal not close

    Michigan Live "Talks between Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland and the agent for Andreas Athanasiou have resumed after a lengthy respite, but the sides are not close to a deal. Holland said he has spoken to agent Darren Ferris a couple of times in the past few days but "nothing has..." October 04

  • Nothing but silence since Andreas Athanasiou meeting with Detroit Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "There has been nothing but silence since Andreas Athanasiou's face-to-face meeting with the Detroit Red Wings almost 10 days ago. Wings general manager Ken Holland flew to Toronto to meet with the restricted free agent and his agent, Darren Ferris, on Sept. 16 in an attempt to break a..." September 27

  • Red Wings offer to Athanasiou sits at $1.9M

    TSN "The Detroit Red Wings are standing firm on their offer to restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou. According to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, the Red Wings have offered the 23-year-old a two-year, $3.8 million contract - a $1.9 million average annual value. McKenzie reports Red Wings..." September 18

  • Red Wings' Athanasiou negotiating in KHL

    TSN "The KHL appears to be a realistic landing spot for Detroit Red Wings restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou. According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, Athanasiou is in ongoing contract talks with KHL teams and barring a change in Detroit's negotiation stance, indications are the..." September 05

  • Andreas Athanasiou's agent: 'Considerable difference' in Red Wings, KHL offers

    Michigan Live "The agent for Andreas Athanasiou said there is a wide gap between offers the young forward has received from the Detroit Red Wings and some KHL clubs. Athanasiou, a restricted free agent, is in the process of deciding if he wants to stay in the NHL or play in Russia. "Andreas is evaluating..." August 31

  • Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings talks ongoing; decision this week?

    Michigan Live "The start of training camp is less than three weeks away, increasing the urgency for the Detroit Red Wings and Andreas Athanasiou to come to terms on a new contract. Darren Ferris, Athanasiou's agent, told MLive Monday that talks are ongoing with the Red Wings but a deal is not imminent. He..." August 29

  • Red Wings' Andreas Athanasiou considering KHL offer

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou is considering a one-year offer to play in the KHL, his agent, Darren Ferris, confirmed to MLive. Ferris declined further comment. Athanasiou is a restricted free agent. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said two weeks ago he's made a number..." August 23

  • Detroit’s made ‘a number of offers’ to Athanasiou

    Pro Hockey Talk "One of the brightest — and fastest — young players in Detroit is right in the thick of contract negotiations. That’s what Red Wings GM Ken Holland told MLive this week, explaining that he’s constantly speaking with the agent for RFA forward Andreas Athanasiou. “I had a number of offers. We..." August 09