2017-2018 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings will skate into the 2017-2018 season without owner Mike Ilitch at the helm. He passed away in February and there will be changes in store for the organization, including a new home at the Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings failed to qualify for the post-season in 2016-2017, marking the firstContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings”

Detroit Signs Tatar to Four Year Contract

The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Tomas Tatar to a four-year contract worth a reported annual value of $5.3 million. The team made the announcement on Friday. Tatar and Detroit went through an arbitration hearing in Toronto on Thursday, but a contract was agreed upon regardless. According to reports, the hearing lasted four hoursContinue reading “Detroit Signs Tatar to Four Year Contract”

Tatar, Red Wings Remain Apart in Contract Talks

The Detroit Red Wings and forward Tomas Tatar are far apart in contract talks and look to be heading to the arbitration table on Thursday. It’s not for lack of trying, as the club has reached out to Tatar with a five-year deal to the tune of $25 million. The player rejected the offer. AccordingContinue reading “Tatar, Red Wings Remain Apart in Contract Talks”

Detroit Trades Vanek to Florida Panthers

The Detroit Red Wings have traded forward Thomas Vanek to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a third round draft pick and defenceman Dylan McIlrath. The 33-year-old Austrian has 38 points in 48 games this season, including five power play goals. He averages just over 14 and a half minutes of ice time a game. TheContinue reading “Detroit Trades Vanek to Florida Panthers”

Red Wings Trade Ott to Montreal

In another late deal on Tuesday night, the Montreal Canadiens have acquired Steve Ott from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 34-year-old brings experience to the Habs and has six points in 46 games this season. He was drafted way back in 2000 byContinue reading “Red Wings Trade Ott to Montreal”