Red Wings’ top 5 free-agent targets

After their third consecutive first-round exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings will be looking to bolster their lineup to get back into the contending position their fans have grown accustomed to. Their most urgent need is scoring after finishing 23rd overall in the NHL in goals scored last season. In addition, … Read more

Nashville Acquires Franson From Leafs, Few Trade Targets Remain for Red Wings

Earlier today, the Nashville Predators acquired coveted defenseman Cody Franson from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Predators were expected to be one of the most aggressive teams leading into the March 2nd trade deadline. The Predators also acquired center Mike Santorelli in the deal. Franson and Santorelli are both unrestricted free agents to-be, who began their NHL careers … Read more

Round 1 Wrap-Up…or Should That be Sweep up?

The Red Wings became the first team to punch their ticket to the second round last night when their 6-3 win over the Coyotes completed a round one sweep. The series played out almost perfectly for the Wings, with very little to complain about if you’re a fan of the team. After the break, we’ll take a look at how the Red Wings dispatched the Coyotes and look ahead to who they might be facing in Round 2.

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Shea Weber to the Red Wings, and other RFA Moves

On Saturday, I took a look at some of the potential free agents-to-be this coming summer. In a relatively thin UFA market, one of the players I discussed just signed a contract extension this morning. Craig Anderson, who I predicted would get a deal in the 4 year, $4M per season range. He re-upped with the Senators for (you guessed it) for years and $3.1875 a year. A little less than what I had predicted, but you can guarantee if he had hit the open market that number would be higher.

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