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Red Wings mid-day news: Chris Ilitch on WDFN; ‘all-State’ Wings and Athanasiou talk

Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment CEO Chris Ilitch gave a long interview to WDFN's Matt Sheppard this morning, discussing the Wings' arena project and Ilitch Holdings' plans for the surrounding economic development at significant length: The most important part of the interview for me as a Wings fan? Chris states that his father is the one who's still quite...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit’s Youngsters Get The Message

from Craig Custance of ESPN, The message to him from the Red Wings is that he has an opportunity in training camp to make the team, a rarity for a club that rarely skips a step in the developmental cycle. “Every player wants to rush the process,” Mantha said when we chatted after the camp. “It would be a lie telling you I want to play in Grand Rapids next year. For...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Will Get Flashy New Arena, But Will Venue Enjoy Bold Commitment To Winning?

Whenever a move happens, usually, the important things get packed up and carried to the next location. Regardless of how different the new surroundings might be, having these important heirlooms allow those inside to feel a true sense of home and a good chance at having success. Sunday, the Detroit Red Wings finally unveiled plans for their new arena. The announcement came with grand...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: Tatar talks contract turkey, the Wings’ NBCSN sked and more rink talk

Amongst today's Red Wings-related news stories: Via TMR reader Stephan Held, Tomas Tatar spoke with "Plus One Day's" Marian Korbel, and after a decent string of Slovak press stories saying, "ZOMG Tatar hasn't been re-signed yet what will happen?" Tatar cleared the air regarding his contract negotiations with the Wings. What follows is very roughly...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Red Wings release designs for new downtown arena

Good news for Hockeytown, USA. Plans for the new Detroit Red Wings arena were released Monday and the building sure looks flashy. The new arena, which is planned to open during the summer of 2017, will replace Joe Louis Arena — the oldest arena in the National Hockey League. It will also be part of a new mixed-use development project in downtown Detroit headed by the Illitch...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings unveil plans for new arena

The Detroit Red Wings have announced plans to build a new arena and make the blocks between downtown and midtown a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. “It’s always been my dream to see a vibrant and energized downtown Detroit,” said Mike Ilitch, chairman, Ilitch Holdings, Inc. “I want people to look at Detroit’s new sports and entertainment district and see...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Dylan Larkin

The eighth edition of my Red Wings prospect profile series examines this year’s first round draft pick: Dylan Larkin. Center – Waterford, Michigan – Turns 18 Years Old on July 30th 6-foot-1, ~190 pounds – Shoots Left-handed Drafted 15th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Speed, Skating, Character - Offensive Production...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings unveil plans for new arena and downtown rennovation set for 2017 opening

You can start organizing the final goodbyes to The Joe.The Detroit Red Wings, led in a presentation by owner Mike Illitch, unveiled the renderings and business plans for a new 20,000 seat arena that will serve as the crown jewel in a renovation project that aims to revitalize downtown Detroit in the coming years. Say hello to the new Joe...oooor the new "Insert Corporate Name...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: New Images of Proposed Detroit Red Wings Arena

The Sunday edition of the Detroit Free Press features an in-depth look at the Detroit Red Wings’ proposed new arena, as well as some plans for the surrounding areas. “Detroit’s new arena and entertainmentdistrict planned by the Ilitch family for the northern edge of downtown promises to be the city’s boldest and most significant development since the Renaissance Center of...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Stephen Weiss should be ready for training camp

Detroit Red Wings forward Stephen Weiss spent the majority of his first season with the Red Wings taking care of injuries and facing several setbacks. According to James O'Brien of NBC Sports, the Red Wings are optimistic that Weiss will return next season at full health, and might be able to return for training camp in September.#182000272 / gettyimages.comRed Wings GM, Ken...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings not close on signing Tomas Tatar, Danny DeKeyser yet

Next up on the to-do list for Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is working out deals with forward Tomas Tatar and defenseman Danny DeKeyser, both restricted free agents. It could take a while to come to an agreement with both players. “We’ve talked and continue to talk, but nothing close,” Holland said Friday. Holland said he made Tatar an offer recently that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Holland: ‘Nothing close’ in negotiations with RFA’s Tatar and DeKeyser

The Red Wings continue to negotiate with some of their own restricted free agents, notably forward Tomas Tatar and defenseman Danny DeKeyser who GM Ken Holland admits nothing is close: “We’ve talked and continue to talk, but nothing close,” Holland told theDetroit Free Press on Friday. “Tats is overseas, and I’m waiting to hear back [on our latest offer],” Holland...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Offseason 2014: What We’ve Seen Thus Far

In what some are calling the most disappointing offseason for the Detroit Red Wings in recent memory, assuming no more big moves are made, this team for the 2014-2015 season doesn’t look much different than it did last season. Thanks to the departures of Todd Bertuzzi and Mikael Samuelsson, and pending the re-signing of Daniel Alfredsson, the team did get marginally younger. Here...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock: 'If you don’t want to be coached, don’t come here'

So you don’t like the way Mike Babcock coaches? You don’t like his aggressiveness or grind it out practices? Well the Red Wings coach has two words for ya… Okay maybe he doesn’t but during an interview with 105.1′s Ryan and Rico Thursday morning, Babcock was pretty candid when addressing the rumors that it was his coaching style supposedly keeping top-notch free agents...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Finalizing the roster

After all the moaning and groaning subsides because the Detroit Red Wings re-signed Daniel Cleary to a 1-year contract this past week, the Red Wings are left with two roster spots and a little over $8 million in cap space. Finalizing the 23 man roster can go a few ways, a majority of them revolving around Daniel Alfredsson. The soon to be 42-year old in December, Alfredsson is considering...
11 days ago  |  1 Comment
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