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7 Days Later: What’s Left For the Red Wings of the UFA Market

A week after free agency period opened and the dust has started to settle on the 2019 UFA class. Most teams have made their big signings and the amount of players on the market has shrunk considerably, but it has not dried up completely. There is still a small amount of players out there who…

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Red Wings Reportedly Showing Interest In Nikita Gusev

The Vegas Golden Knights had a late-season win prior to the playoffs when they signed Russian winger Nikita Gusev. Now, with the KHL leading scorer reportedly asking for a two-year, $8-million deal (with an AAV of $4-million), the Golden Knights might be forced to trade him. The Red Wings are one of the teams that…

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A Thread Of Moritz Seider Clips From Development Camp

The Red Wings shocked the hockey world when they took Moritz Seider with the 6th overall pick at this year’s NHL Entry Draft. With a few projected top-line centers still on the board, Steve Yzerman and his crew opted for a big, right-handed defenseman out of Germany that few had seen going in the top-10.

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Top 5 UFA Defensemen the Red Wings Could Target

The top defenseman is such a coveted asset in today’s NHL that when teams land one, they usually lock them up early or oversell them on the trade market. This year’s crop of UFA defensemen was supposed to be much more exciting, but Drew Doughty signed his extension last July and Erik Karlsson just locked…

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Thomas Vanek Not Returning To Red Wings

In the past, the Red Wings have loved their veteran UFA signings so much that they’ve signed Thomas Vanek twice in the last three years. With the team under different leadership now, they’re heading in a different direction. Vanek is once again a free agent, but he’s been informed that there’s not a fit with…

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Top 5 UFA RWs the Red Wings Could Target

Steve Yzerman has said that he’s going to make some calls and try to be active in free agency, but after looking at the top 5 center UFAs and top 5 LW UFAs, I didn’t see any realistic options that the Red Wings can make a splash with. There are some good players out there,…

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Top 5 UFA LWs the Red Wings Could Target

Steve Yzerman made a funny little comment in one of his post-draft interviews that any player they took with the 6th overall pick would have fit a positional need. Reading between the lines, Yzerman is saying that they need help at every position. The draft is about filling those holes three or four years down…

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Top 5 UFA Centers the Red Wings Should Target

Now that the draft has come and gone, Steve Yzerman‘s attention will turn to getting the current iteration of the Red Wings ready for the 2019-20 season. Free Agency period began on Sunday, meaning teams could start talking to pending UFAs and on Monday, the frenzy will begin as they put pen to paper. Yzerman…

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Red Wings Select Moritz Seider 6th Overall At 2019 NHL Entry Draft

For a rebuilding team, draft day is always an important day in franchise history. After another lottery division season, the Detroit Red Wings landed with the 6th overall pick in this year’s NHL Entry Draft. As one of his first moves as General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings, Steve Yzerman selected Moritz Seider at…

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Wings Nation 2018-19 Player Review: Martin Frk

Gone are the days where we look at Martin Frk in awe and hope that his mean slap shot will stun goalies in the NHL. Frk has not had an easy road. After winning the Calder Cup with the Grand Rapids Griffins, he was hoping that he’d be NHL bound to quarterback Detroit’s power play….