For the next three seasons, $47.25 million of [the San Jose Sharks’] cap will be tied to players ages 30 or older. Evander Kane will make $7M per year until 2025-26. Logan Couture will be 37 when his contract ends, making $8M per year until the 2027-28 season. Erik Karlsson, who was signed to a
The Vegas Golden Knights been eliminated for barely 24 hours before the Alec Martinez would look good on the Detroit Red Wings blue line thoughts began: The Red Wings could be a suitor for pending UFA Alec Martinez, who scored the tying goal for Vegas last night. Jeff Blashill recruited Martinez to Miami and also
Detroit — When the Montreal Canadiens were last in Tampa, before COVID shut down the 2019-20 season, there was one complete day off on the schedule. So defenseman Jeff Petry, with connections to the Tigers’ organization given his father Dan pitched for the team and is now a television analyst, was able to hook up a
Penguins Should Target the Red Wings for Offseason Trade – THW The biggest benefit of this trade would be to just get Pettersson off the books. If it’s a mid-level prospect or a mid-round draft pick, it’s likely not going to matter a whole hell of a lot to the Penguins. Considering the Red Wings
This is the third of a five-part series examining recent Detroit Red Wings drafts, leading up to the 2021 virtual event, scheduled for July 23-24. The Red Wings look like they’re going to get a boost from their 2018 NHL draft class over the coming seasons. There was a great deal of excitement for the Wings
Steve Yzerman and the Detroit Red Wings will likely be looking to improve the pipeline a high-ceiling prospect at six, but with their next draft pick at 22, a safe prospect might be the way to go. Let’s take a look at a few of the safer options that’ll be available late in the first.
The Detroit Red Wings currently have one of the deepest prospect pools in the NHL, but there’s a glaring absence of goaltending talent in the pipeline. Steve Yzerman will likely address the organizational need with at least one of his 12 picks in the upcoming draft. Although there’s talk of swinging early on a Jesper
The history of the NHL draft, or any draft, is filled with “coulda, shoulda, wouldas.” Player development and scouting is a guessing game that determines the strength of a team’s future. No team escapes the process without a couple of misses. The Detroit Red Wings are in the midst of a rebuild and have been
The hardest part about trying to predict the Detroit Red Wing’s pick at 6th overall is getting a read of Steve Yzerman. He illustrated just how little he cares about projected draft order with the selection of Moritz Seider at 6th overall in the 2020 draft; a player typically projected as a mid-to-late first rounder.
Deep in the throws of a from-the-ground-up rebuild, the Detroit Red Wings continue to have holes to fill within their lineup, and it’s the usual suspects are frequently called out. Goaltending and defense lead the way, mostly because their long-term goalie outlook is bleak, while their defensive output remains near the bottom of the league.
Every year, there seems to be a prospect or two at the top of that year’s draft class whose main “thing” is scoring goals. In 2018, it was Andrei Svechnikov (second overall) and Filip Zadina (sixth). In 2019, it was Cole Caufield (15th). Last year, it was Alexander Holtz (seventh). In 2021, that prospect is
Welcome to Re-Sign or Resign, a new segment covering the pros and cons of Detroit’s pending UFAs. We’ll be taking a closer look at each UFA while going over two schools of thought: re-signing the player, or letting him run free into the sunset. So far, we’ve covered Luke Glendening, Darren Helm, Valtteri Filppula, Marc
Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images The Red Wings could be a suitor for pending UFA Alec Martinez, who scored the tying goal for Vegas last night. Jeff Blashill recruited Martinez to Miami and also coached him twice at Worlds. Detroit needs help on defense. Martinez is from Michigan, too. Good fit. @NHLNetwork — Jon Morosi
Detroit’s “Big Four” professional sports teams — the Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers – have combined to win 22 championships over the past 120 years. And though it’s hard to believe, considering the city’s recent playoff drought — the last postseason victory by any of the four, a 2-0 win by the Wings over the
Jonatan Berggren was a consensus first round pick in 2018. Surprisingly, he was not selected on Day 1 of the draft and was picked by the Detroit Red Wings as the second pick in round two at pick #33. After playing parts of four seasons in the SHL with Skelleftea, Berggren will bring his talents
Since April 19, 2019, it’s been all about the Yzerplan for Detroit Red Wings fans. Tear it down. Acquire Skilled forwards (Lucas Raymond). Build a solid, smart blue line (Moritz Seider). Find the right netminders. Build for longevity. Ultimately, it’s about doing things the right way and having that patience throughout the process–from beginning to
Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of profiles of the top prospects for the NHL Draft on July 23-24, 2021. Sweden’s Joakim Eriksson was a teammate of future Hockey Hall of Famer Henrik Zetterberg in the late 1990s before Zetterberg arrived in Detroit as a seventh-round draft pick and then won two
Welcome back to our Seattle Expansion Draft Series. If you haven’t read the first article that lays out the rules of the expansion draft, that would be a good starting point, as I’ll only give the very basic rules in each of these follow up articles. If you are interested in Detroit, that was the