According to a report from Bob McKenzie of TSN, former Detroit Red Wings fan-favorite Justin Abdelkader wants to return to the NHL for the 2021-22 season.
As noted, the Red Wings are still paying Abdelkader over $1 million per year for each of the next 5 years due to conditions of his buyout.
Nation, where would you like to see Abdelkader land?
Veteran NHL forward Justin Abdelkader is still hunting for an NHL job. He’s getting $1M+ for each of the next 5 years on a buyout from the Detroit Red Wings, per @TSNBobMcKenzie.
— The NHL Tracker (@thenhltracker) July 28, 2021