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TSP: Detroit Red Wings Prospects

Welcome to the 2015 edition of Top Shelf Prospects.  As the summer progresses, I will be featuring each NHL team’s top prospects, following the order of the first round of the 2015 NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) —you can find all the articles here. Because we already published an extensive NHL Draft preview, I will not be reviewing the…

LAKE PLACID, NY - AUGUST 06:  Robbie Russo #7 of the USA White Squad skates against Team Sweden at the USA hockey junior evaluation camp at the Lake Placid Olympic Center on August 6, 2012 in Lake Placid, New York. Sweden defeated the USA 5-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Red Wings: Getting to Know Robbie Russo

The Red Wings agreed to a two-year entry level contract with former Notre Dame defenseman Robbie Russo Sunday. UPDATE: The #RedWings have agreed to terms with defenseman Robbie Russo on a two-year entry level contract. pic.twitter.com/rDoauK8Xzf — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 16, 2015 After being drafted by the New York Islanders in the 2011 NHL Draft, the 22-year old…

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 21: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings gets ready for a face off during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2015 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Lightning 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Call to the Hall: Detroit Red Wings

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise. Check out the previous…

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 09:  Teemu Pulkkinen #56 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his third-period goal with teammates while playing the Edmonton Oilers at Joe Louis Arena on March 9, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Teemu Pulkkinen Signs One-Year Deal Worth $735K

The Red Wings knocked down another assignment from their offseason priorities list on Tuesday involving Teemu Pulkkinen. The #RedWings have agreed to a one-year deal with Teemu Pulkkinen. Last season, the 23-year-old produced eight points in 31 games with DET. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) July 21, 2015 Said to have a shot that reminds one of some guy named…

NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 28:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings skates with the puck during a NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on February 28, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/NHL/Getty Images)

Gustav Nyquist Signs 4-Year Deal With Red Wings

The Goose, normally loose as a Red Wing was loose as an restricted free agent this offseason. Today it was announced that he is staying put in Hockeytown. Red Wings sign Gustav Nyquist to 4-year deal worth reported $19M — Yahoo Sports NHL (@YahooSportsNHL) July 10, 2015 The 25-year old had his coming out party two seasons ago, scoring 28…

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,…

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