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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17:  Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals handles the puck against the New York Islanders during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 17, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

What Mike Green Brings to Red Wings

Well, it was an active July 1st after all for the Detroit Red Wings. After kicking the tires on Mike Green for most of the day, they acquired the 29-year old defenseman on a 3-year, $18 million contract and checking center Brad Richards on a 1-year deal for $3 million. In this article, we’ll focus with the big fish and…

TORONTO, ON- MARCH 28 - Phil Kessel (81) of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates during the warm-up before the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators at the Air Canada Centre March 28, 2015        (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

NHL: Free Agency Winners and Losers From Day One

When the free agent market opens up on July 1st, a handful of General Managers go crazy, throwing large sums of money at unrestricted free agents in hopes of improving their team for the following season, and beyond. Some players get more than their worth. Some astronomically more. July 1st, 2015 was not like that. It was supposed to be,…


Brad Richards Signs with the Detroit Red Wings

Forward Brad Richards has decided where he’ll take his talents to the Detroit Red Wings. Current details have it a one year deal for $3M with a potential $1M bonus. Can confirm Brad Richards has officially signed with the Detroit Red Wings. Terms to follow. — Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) July 1, 2015 1 yr for Richards to Det. $3 mil…

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - MAY 06: Andy Miele of USA during the international ice hockey friendly match between Germany and USA at Arena Nuernberger Versicherung on May 6, 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Red Wings Re-Up Andy Miele, Tom McCollum

The Wings have made their first, and possibly only move of free agent frenzy day. UPDATE: The #RedWings re-signed C Andy Miele & G Tom McCollum to one-year contracts. – http://t.co/lJk9VHWFVY pic.twitter.com/DkPRchAMIC — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2015 Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill saw a lot of Andy Miele in Grand Rapids this past season, a campaign…


Mike Green Signs With the Detroit Red Wings

The man believed to be the top defenseman on the market this offseason is now off the board. Mike Green, three years, $6 million per year with Detroit Red Wings — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2015 The career Washington Capital (he was drafted by the club 29th overall back in 2004) was once one of the centerpieces of the…

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Stephen Weiss #90 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to out skate Gregory Campbell #11 of the Boston Bruins during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Stephen Weiss’s Detroit Tenure Meets Unfortunate End

In the summer of 2013, the Red Wings shocked many in the hockey world, acquiring long-time Senator Daniel Alfredsson after he bolted from the Senators looking to win a Cup at the tail end of his career, a la Raymond Bourque or more recently, Kimmo Timonen. That same day, the Wings added another new and experienced face, Florida Panthers all-time…

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Brendan Smith Re-signs with the Red Wings

The following is a press release from the official site of the Detroit Red Wings. Brendan Smith Re-signs with the Red Wings for two years DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today announced that they have re-signed defenseman Brendan Smith to a two-year contract. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be disclosed. Smith, 26, has played in…

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