Detroit Red Wings news and notes

As the NHL’s qualifying-offer deadline for restricted free agents approached today, Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made some roster-altering decisions today. #RedWings have made qualifying offers to RFAs Joe Hicketts, Patrik Rybar and Dominic Turgeon, retaining their rights. They did not qualify Martin Frk, Dylan Sadowy, Libor Sulak and Axel Holmstrom, the latter two who … Read more

WAIVED: Red Wings waive little used forward

This isn’t the first time this has happened. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1095729966531076097 The Detroit Red Wings have made the decision to waive forward Martin Frk for the second time. He was previously waived in October of 2016 and claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes, but was subsequently waived again and re-claimed by the Red Wings. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

Frustrated Red Wings grounded by Flyers in 4-3 loss

It was another night where the Detroit Red Wings felt they played well enough to earn at least a point in the standings, but unfortunately there aren’t any points handed out for good effort. Detroit’s two-game winning streak was halted by the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, losing 4-3 in a back-and-forth affair. They started … Read more

Speedy Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou re-adjusting well to NHL life

When the Detroit Red Wings and speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou finally ended their contract standoff last month, the team knew they were getting back a valuable piece of their offensive attack. For some players, missing their squad’s training camp could potentially hamper their performance, but Athanasiou seems to be picking up right where he left off … Read more

Martin Frk sniping his way into Red Wings fans hearts

Detroit Red Wings Fox Sports play-by-play commentator Ken Daniels exclaimed, “There it is! There’s the weapon!” after forward Martin Frk scored scored during last night’s victory over the Arizona Coyotes, one-timing a pass from Mike Green from the left faceoff circle that beat goaltender Louis Domingue. And is he ever a weapon. With three goals in … Read more

Teemu Pulkkinen Claimed by Minnesota Wild

The Detroit Red Wings exposed another forward to the waiver wire, and again they were promptly snatched up. Earlier this week it was Martin Frk being claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes. Now, Teemu Pulkkinen has been claimed by the Minnesota Wild. Teemu Pulkkinen claimed on waivers by Minnesota. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) October 11, 2016 … Read more

Martin Frk claimed off waivers by Carolina Hurricanes

Former Detroit Red Wings prospect Martin Frk has been claimed off waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes. He will join the Hurricanes this Tuesday as announced by Carolina GM Ron Francis. https://twitter.com/ESPN_NHL/status/785173735812706304 Thank you to the @DetroitRedWings organization for everything! Thankful to amazing coaches, players, fans, and staff in DET + GR + TOL. 🐙 pic.twitter.com/PmDdEhfAwD — … Read more

Red Wings waive Frk, Jensen, and three others

The Detroit Red Wings made a round of roster moves today, waiving forwards Mitch Callahan, Martin Frk, and Eric Tangradi, and defensemen Nick Jensen and Brian Lashoff. Holland breaks down Wings roster after multiple moves: The Red Wings trimmed their… https://t.co/VuvDfGWHMH via @DetroitNews #RedWings — Red Wings (@RedWingsFeed) October 8, 2016 Martin Frk is perhaps … Read more

Projected Red Wings lineups vs. Bruins

The Detroit Red Wings will look to make it two consecutive preseason wins when they visit the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden at 7:00 EST. Unfortunately, just like last night’s game, this won’t be televised. We’re hearing that the game will be streamed live on the Boston Bruins official website. Either way, we’ll be … Read more

Red Wings prospects ranked No. 21 in NHL

The Detroit Red Wings and their fans have every reason to feel optimistic about the team’s future. Their plethora of young talent waiting in the wings (pun?) is enough to make anyone have confidence that the Red Wings will be able to continue their winning ways. However, Brett Slawson of thehockeywriters.com wasn’t quite as kind to … Read more

Red Wings facing log jam at forward

As the focus across the NHL begins to shift from free agency and the draft, teams now have a pretty solid understanding of what their rosters will look like to begin training camp. For the Detroit Red Wings, the reality is that they have a potential over-abundance of bodies in their forward corps. According to … Read more