Smart, Subtle Short-Term Deals Are Key To Yzerman RebuildDetroit signed both center Valtteri Filppula and defenseman Patrik Nemeth to two-year , $6 million contracts and added goaltender Calvin Pickard with a two-year deal.
Red Wings Ink Filppula To 2 Year DealIn Detroit, the Red Wings have signed center Valtteri Filppula to a two-year contract, reuniting him for a third time with Steve Yzerman.
Yzerman Starts 1st Detroit Draft With Unexpected PickBack home in Detroit, it took Steve Yzerman only a matter of minutes Friday in the NHL draft to put his imprint on the future of the Red Wings.
Datsyuk Ends Speculation Of Return To Red Wings, Signs With Avtomoblist YekaterinburgPavel Datysuk has signed for his hometown Russian club in the Kontinental Hockey League, ending speculation of a possible return to the NHL.
NHL Execs Flock Back To Familiar FranchisesYzerman, Davidson, and Modano don't have to avoid statues but do have to balance being beloved by their respective fan bases with the new pressure of succeeding in the front office.
Ken Holland Strikes Oil, Heads West To EdmontonHolland takes over the struggling team from interim GM Keith Gretzky and one of his first tasks will be finding a new coach. Veteran Ken Hitchcock will not be back next season after taking over in November for the fired Todd McLellan.
Yzerman Shuffles Front Office, Hires Pat VerbeekVerbeek joins Yzerman, the longtime Red Wings captain who was recently named GM, after working for him with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Yzerman stepped down as Lightning GM before the season.
Holland Moves Up, Yzerman Moves In As GM Of Red WingsYzerman spent his entire playing career trying with the Red Wings, and his No. 19 jersey is retired along with some of the game's greats such as Gordie Howe. He is regarded as one of the best leaders in NHL history.
Can Yzerman & Young Stars Revive Wings?The Detroit Red Wings will hold a press conference Friday, April 19th at 3pm with Christopher Illitch, Steve Yzerman and Ken Holland.
Wings Blashill To Lead US Men's Hockey Team In SlovakiaDetroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill will lead the U.S. at the men's world hockey championship next month in Slovakia.
Larkin, Mantha & Bertuzzi The Future For Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings ended a third straight season without a postseason bid, counting on a core of players 24 years old and younger to end the postseason drought next year.