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Wings & Q avoid arbitration, agree to two-year deal

A few weeks ago, Kyle Quincey filed for arbitration against the Detroit Red Wings, as the two sides were unable to come to an agreement yet, and Q wanted to take advantage of the only real leverage that a restricted free agent has. Thankfully for both sides, there will be no bad blood thanks to […]

How Much Is Too Much?

As #SuterWatch clears Day 3 without any answers, seemingly more questions have begun to arise around the financial factors weighing on the 27 year-old defenseman. We now know that both Detroit and Minnesota sent representatives to Suter Farms in Madison, WI today, and the report from Helene St. James is that the Wings elevated their […]

Hudler to Flames, Conner to ‘Yotes

As #Suterwatch rolls along with no end in sight, the Red Wings are now saying goodbye to a couple of players. Our favorite midget, Jiri Hudler, has received the payday he was looking for courtesy of the Calgary Flames, who inked him to a 4 year, $16 million contract this afternoon. The math is pretty […]

Red Wings sign Samuelsson, Tootoo

Well, the Red Wings promised they were going to be active on July 1st. We were all expecting Ryan Suter and/or Zach Parise, but it looks like they’ll be delaying their decisions to tomorrow. On the heels of the Gustavsson and Brunner signings, Detroit has also announced two more free agent deals. Former Red Wing […]

Red Wings ink Gustavsson

The Red Wings entered July 1st with a ton of cash to throw around. They’ve officially made their pitches to both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, but both of those guys are still without a team for 2012-13. There were several holes to fill in Detroit, and they chose to shore up their goaltending first. […]

Red Wings Draft Recap

It was an eventful weekend in Pittsburgh. Not necessarily for the Detroit Red Wings, but for the league as a whole, and for me personally. I love the Draft and spend far too many hours getting acquainted with as many guys as possible just in case they’re selected by the Red Wings. I had a […]

Helm signed through 2016

The Red Wings took care of their most important restricted free agent on Tuesday morning. Darren Dreger reported the following, via Twitter: Without scouring the twitterverse to see if this is already out…Darren Helm agrees to 4 year, $8.5 deal in Detroit. The averages out to a cap hit of $2.125M until the conclusion of […]

2012-2013 Detroit Red Wings Pro/No Wrap-up: The Back-End

Since the Red Wings’ season came to an unceremonious end, we’ve trotted out the second year’s worth of Pro/No profiles, in a joint venture with our brothers at Winging it in Motown. We’ve asked you, our dear readers and members of the best damn hockey community on the interwebs, to give their vote — should […]

#23 Gets His Wish: Stuart Traded to SJ

Well, the inevitable has happened. Defenseman Brad Stuart, who has been a mainstay on the blueline since his acquisition in 2008, has been traded to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Andrew Murray and a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2014. Both Stuart and Murray are set to become unrestricted free agents on […]