Veteran Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has retired.
Memorial Day weekend 2008 may not go down as the greatest three-day period in the history of Detroit sports. But it was a damn cool time.
Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland announced Monday that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Niklas Kronwall on a seven-year contract.
Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says the nucleus of his team can compete with the best.
The Detroit Red Wings have a conference call scheduled for noon on Tuesday with general manager Ken Holland and Chris Osgood.
Champ: Ken Holland and Red Wings management for going about free agency the right way.
“He can play on the power play, he’s a competitor. He’s a guy that thinks the game. He’s got the skills. He competes well.” — Wings general manager Ken Holland, on Ian White.
Initially, the beginning of the free agent signing period was flat for the Red Wings.
The Detroit Red Wings are used to drafting late in the first round, if they have one in the opening round at all.
Nicklas Lidstrom proved to himself he is still one of the NHL’s best defenseman last season and that is good news for Detroit fans.