Former Detroit Red Wings F Andreas Athanasiou finds a new home

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According to a report from Elliotte Friedman, former Detroit Red Wings speedster Andreas Athanasiou will be joining the Los Angeles Kings on a 1-year deal. Hearing Andreas Athanasiou will be joining LA on a one-year deal. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 28, 2020 Athanasiou, who is still just 26 years old, most recently played in … Read more

Could a familiar faced free agent soon reunite with the Detroit Red Wings?

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We are just hours away from the NHL free agency period and you can bet Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is excited to add some players to improve his current roster, without mortgaging the future. Some have linked the Red Wings to players like Torey Krug and Jacob Markstrom but I think their price … Read more

New Red Wings forward Dmytro Timashov has a message for his old team

The Detroit Red Wings were active on last week’s Trade Deadline day, moving defenseman Mike Green and forward Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers. But the trades with former GM Ken Holland weren’t the only moves they made. GM Steve Yzerman snagged forward Dmytro Timashov, who had been placed on waivers by the Toronto Maple … Read more

Newcomer Sam Gagner scores first goal with Red Wings

It’s his second game in a Detroit Red Wings uniform, and newcomer Sam Gagner is making the most of it. He scored his first goal tonight as a member of the team since being acquired earlier in the week as part of a trade that sent Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers. Newly minted Red … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wing Andreas Athanasiou suffers injury

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After picking up his first goal and assisting on another with the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, former Detroit Red Wing Andreas Athanasiou did not have the same luck on Wednesday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. Embed from Getty Images In fact, Athanasiou was unable to finish the game as he was forced to the … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman strong-armed by Oilers GM Ken Holland?

The 2020 NHL trade deadline has come and gone and Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman managed to make a couple of trades. Both trades were to his buddy, and former Red Wings GM Ken Holland, who is now with the Edmonton Oilers. Embed from Getty Images One of the deals involved Yzerman sending … Read more

Report: Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman could have made another trade before deadline

The 2020 NHL trade deadline has come and gone and Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman made a couple of moves by dealing Andreas Athanasiou and Mike Green to his pal Ken Holland and the Edmonton Oilers. Embed from Getty Images According to a recent report that was just released by Elliotte Friedman, Luke Glendening … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman gives full interview following Trade Deadline

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman had his hands full on Monday, trading both Mike Green and Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers in separate deals with former Red Wings GM Ken Holland. He sat down to talk with with Fox Sports Detroit personality Trevor Thompson on Tuesday to offer additional insight into what went … Read more

Former Red Wing Andreas Athanasiou scores in first game with Oilers [Video]

On Monday, the Detroit Red Wings traded Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers for a pair of second-round picks. Well, it did not take long for Athanasiou to make his presence felt with his new team as he managed to score a goal and pick up an assist in his first game with the Oilers. … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wing Andreas Athanasiou gives hilarious reason for switching numbers

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On Monday, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman traded Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers prior to the passing of the NHL Trade Deadline. A day later, the Oilers tweeted that Athanasiou would no longer be wearing the No. 72 that he wore in Detroit but instead, he was switching to No. 28. Athanasiou’s reason … Read more

Red Wings C Dylan Larkin comments on Steve Yzerman trading two of his ‘buddies’

The NHL, like every other professional sports league, is a business. This is something we are reminded of each and every time a player is traded or released by a team. The most recent reminder, for Detroit Red Wings C Dylan Larkin, came on Monday when GM Steve Yzerman traded his ‘buddies’ Andreas Athanasiou and … Read more

Former Detroit Red Wings F Andreas Athanasiou gets new number with Oilers

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On Monday, the Detroit Red Wings traded Andreas Athanasiou and Ryan Kuffner to the Edmonton Oilers for Sam Gagner and a pair of second-round draft picks. Embed from Getty Images A day later, the Oilers announced that Athanasiou will wear No. 28 in Edmonton. New #Oilers forward Andreas Athanasiou will wear number 28. #LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/0lX3jHDyaH … Read more

Former Red Wings defenseman Mike Green discusses trade to Oilers

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green had been with the team since the summer of 2015, and then re-upped with Detroit on a two year extension in 2018. He clearly enjoyed his time playing in the Motor City, but with his status as an upcoming free-agent and Detroit suck in the NHL’s basement, it … Read more

Detroit Red Wings take to Twitter to thank Andreas Athanasiou and Mike Green

The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman made a pair of deals sending Mike Green and Andreas Athanasiou to the Edmonton Oilers. On Monday evening, the Red Wings wished Green and Athanasiou luck and thanked them for the memories they made in Hockeytown. Best of luck to … Read more

NHL player slams habits of former Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou is on the move to the Edmonton Oilers, the second deal the team made with former GM Ken Holland on the day. Athanasiou sprang into action when he debuted with the Red Wings, quickly garnering attention for his lightning-quick speed. But there were doubts about his defensive abilities, … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman discusses the trade of Andreas Athanasiou

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman held a press conference with members of the media this afternoon at Little Caesars Arena to discuss a range of topics, including the future of head coach Jeff Blashill. Of course, at the forefront of everything was the recently completed Trade Deadline deal to send forward Andreas Athanasiou to … Read more