Jimmy Howard retiring after 14 years with Red Wings
Goalie Jimmy Howard will be retiring from the NHL after 14 years with the Detroit Red Wings. Howard, 36, was drafted by the Red Wings way back in 2003 at 64th overall in the 2nd round. He signed a 1-year contract with the Red Wings in 2019. Howard is cemented in Red Wings history with the third most games played (543) and wins (246). More: Red Wings news
Red Wings roundup: NHL start date, AHL note, World Juniors, Seider rules, Timashov out, Blashill speaks
I have more things to say about Mortiz Seider, the future of the Red Wings, and a lot more as we prepare to welcome back pro hockey to our TVs. I would have appreciated St. Louis in the Central with the Red Wings, and perhaps that could still happen? The rest of the teams, including the Toledo Walleye, are expected to join the others and start playing on Jan. 15. The Red Wings have seven prospects playing in this tournament:🇸🇪 Team Sweden -- five Red Wings prospects:🇫🇮 Team Finland -- one Red Wings prospect:🇨🇿 Team Czech Republic -- one Red Wings prospect:Seider rules 💪🇩🇪Of course, as you may have heard, German defenseman Moritz Seider (round 1, 6th overall in 2019 draft) has decided not to participate in this tournament. In 44 career NHL games with Detroit and Toronto, he has four goals and five assists.
Bettman: NHL divisions must realign for 2021 season, Canadian-only division probable
The NHL is expected to start its shortened 2020-21 season on Jan. 13, according to numerous reports out this week. and Winnipeg, which have strict current restrictions due to COVID-19.” Elliotte Friedman, SportsNetAs previously reported, if the season can start mid-January, the league expects to have a 56-game regular season. Where this puts the Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings likely will end up in a division that looks something like this:ChicagoColumbusDetroitFloridaNashvillePittsburgh/Minnesota? TampaI guess we can call it the “Central Division,” although there has been some talk of special division names for this, well, special season. My only concern, ever, is that the Red Wings get permanently shifted back to a Western Conference division.
Red Wings sign Anthony Mantha to 4-year contract
Forward Anthony Mantha is locked up for another four years with the Detroit Red Wings. Mantha, 26, was under a two-year contract that expired at the end of the 2019-20 season. He began to hit his stride in 2017-19 with 24 goals for the Red Wings -- he followed that up with 25 goals in 2018-19. This past season Mantha only appeared in 43 games for Detroit, but he still managed 16 goals and 22 assists thanks to a hot start to the season. Related: Red Wings' Bertuzzi awarded $3.5M, 1-year deal by arbitratorMore Red Wings news:
Red Wings don’t qualify Madison Bowey, Brenden Perlini, making them free agents
The Detroit Red Wings continued reshaping their defense for 2020-21, electing not to make a qualifying offer to Madison Bowey. The Red Wings acquired Bowey, 25, and a second-round pick in this year’s draft from the Washington Capitals at the 2019 trade deadline for defenseman Nick Jensen and a fifth-round pick in 2019. He also acquired defenseman Marc Staal and a second-round pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations. Perlini, acquired in an early season trade from Chicago for defense prospect Alec Regula, struggled all season and was a frequent healthy scratch. More: Red Wings to buy out Justin Abdelkadermlive.com
Red Wings in 2020 NHL Draft: Follow updates here
The 2020 NHL Draft got started Tuesday night with the first round. The Detroit Red Wings selected Swedish forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall, then Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall. Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft -- he started with 10 picks but added another in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings, and then another in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. He did trade away the 125th pick for a future pick:Read more: Red Wings' Kris Draper drafts his son, Kienan Draper, in 7th roundFull first-round draft order:Sign up here for the latest news on the team and from around the league, and some jokes (good ones). Follow live draft updates here:
2020 NHL draft this week: Red Wings have 4th overall pick
Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft:That’s 10 draft picks altogether for the Red Wings this year. Mock drafts have Red Wings picking forwardYzerman is going to pick the best player available. That likely means the Red Wings will select a forward at 4th overall, barring any crazy trades. I fully expect the Red Wings to be extremely busy in free agency. Here are some of the names attached to the Red Wings right now:Goalie of the Vancouver Canucks -- With Jimmy Howard moving on, the Red Wings need another goalie.
Report: Jimmy Howard likely to move on from Red Wings, but not retiring
DETROIT – Goalie Jimmy Howard is testing the open market before his career comes to an end. Howard was drafted by the Red Wings way back in 2003 at 64th overall in the 2nd round. He signed a 1-year contract with the Red Wings in 2019, so now is his time to test the open market. Howard is cemented in Red Wings history with the third all time games played (543) and wins (246). More: Red Wings newsSign up for my Red Wings Newsletter -- sign up here for the latest updates on the team and news from around the NHL.
Report: Red Wings place D Jonathan Ericsson on waivers
Jonathan Ericsson of the Detroit Red Wings looks on during a stoppage in play against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on October 7, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)Veteran defenseman Jonathan Ericsson hit the waiver wires today, according to NHL insider Elliotte Friedman. Ericsson, 35, has been on the Detroit Red Wings' injured reserve list and has not appeared in a game this season. He is in the final year of a six-year contract with the Red Wings. In 662 career NHL games, all with the Red Wings, Ericsson has compiled 27 goals and 98 assists.
Report: Yzerman could be after Vasili Podkolzin in draft
Russian winger Vasili Podkolzin could be going to the Detroit Red Wings in this year's draft. The Red Wings have the 6th overall pick and, according to NHL insider Elliotte Friedman, Steve Yzerman and his staff might be looking to grab the 6-foot, 190-pound forward. "No GM is more secure than Steve Yzerman, returning to the scene of his greatest triumphs. Even before his announcement, there was a belief the Red Wings liked Podkolzins game," Friedman wrote in his "31 Thoughts" column. "The organization has a great history with Russian players, and Yzerman had success with drafting them in Tampa Bay.