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Kris Draper

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Stoney Talks With Kris Draper

After 17 seasons as a Red Wing,Kris Draper announced his retirement from the NHL in a press conference at Joe Louis Arena.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2011

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Red Wings’ Kris Draper Retires From NHL

After 18 years with the Wings, Kris Draper says he will retire from the NHL.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2011

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Report: Red Wings’ Kris Draper To Retire

According to reports, Monday, the 40-year-old veteran forward is expected to make the announcement on Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2011

DENVER - DECEMBER 27:  Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings tosses a puck to the fans  during warm ups as they prepare to face the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on December 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Roster Report 7-11-11

Kris Draper might be facing retirement after the team told him it would not offer him a contract prior to the start of free agency on July 1.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2011

DENVER - DECEMBER 27:  Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings tosses a puck to the fans  during warm ups as they prepare to face the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on December 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Roster Report 7-5-11

Kris Draper might be facing retirement after the team told him it would not offer him a contract prior to the start of free agency on July 1.

97.1 The Ticket–07/05/2011

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Draper Hopes Red Wings Want Him Back For 18th Season

Kris Draper is doing all he can to stay in shape, hoping Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland will want him back for an 18th season.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2011

DENVER - DECEMBER 27:  Kris Draper #33 of the Detroit Red Wings tosses a puck to the fans  during warm ups as they prepare to face the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on December 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Draper Hoping For Another Year

While the Lions worked out at another player led function at Detroit Country Day High School there was a Red Wings that decided to crash the practice.

97.1 The Ticket–06/08/2011

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 12: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings taps the gloves of teammates after scoring a goal in the second period against the San Jose Sharks in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals  during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the HP Pavilion on May 12, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: What Now With The Red Wings?

The Wings have officially started their summer break and by the feeling on Saturday afternoon nobody was too pleased about it.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2011

SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 29:  Brad Stuart #23 and Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings dive to stop a shot by Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on April 29, 2011 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: This Is A Must Win For The Wings!

Red Wings’ players shared one mentality when addressing members of the media following Tuesday’s morning’s practice: we just have to win one game.

97.1 The Ticket–05/03/2011

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Matt Dery’s Daily Update 5-3-11

Kris Draper says he is back in the lineup and will spell Drew Miller. Mike Modano believes he is still not playing.

97.1 The Ticket–05/03/2011

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