While the Red Wings might be without their captain for next season, a top prospect might be leading his team in the WHL.
We all know the Red Wings have a problem on their blueline. It has been discussed non-stop by fans and media alike – how to acquire that perfect top-2 defenceman, or what prospect will surely become that savior this back-end needs.
The excitement for next season didn’t last for very long. Shortly after the announcement that Larkin re-signed, GM Ken Holland stated that captain Henrik Zetterberg is not closer to a return for the 2018-19 season.
Known as the former team dentist’s son, Alec Regula was drafted 67th overall just several weeks ago by the Red Wings at the 2018 NHL Draft. At 6’4″, 203 lbs, Regula is certainly not lacking in size. He has also demonstrated some mobility and agility with the London Knights this past season. Playing the majority…
If the NHL product in Detroit isn’t entertaining in the 2018-19 season, certainly down the road in Grand Rapids can’t be much worse.
The frontrunner to land a job on the blueline, Hronek is the most skilled and easily considered the top defensive prospect the Red Wings have. His future can be bright, but it all depends on the development and nurturing of that skill.
The first of the three young RFAs was signed Thursday afternoon. Andreas Athanasiou will be under contract for two more years in Detroit.
It’s now officially official, Mike Green will be staying in Detroit. The 32-year-old defenseman signed for two years, at $5.375-million per year.
The Red Wings are adding another goaltender to the free agency haul for them this year. Now, it’s Finnish netminder Harri Sateri being added to the depth chart.
Trust me, this right-wing UFA class is not all that exciting. Rarely any proven NHL talent, but it does hold a lot of experimentation and risk-taking.
With the dreadful day of July 1st coming the Red Wings way, it looks like Holland will be getting some old veterans to fill out his 2018-19 roster.
In the latest free agency summary piece by Craig Custance of the Athletic, he highlights a couple names the Red Wings could be interested in to fill their need in goaltending.