Tag Archives: Pavel Datsyuk

Doan and Semin Remain Top UFAs

The initial wave of top UFAs has passed.  The top two free agents, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, both signed with the Minnesota Wild.  Martin Brodeur, Dustin Penner, David Perron, Mason Raymond, and Erik Johnson all resigned with their previous … Continue reading

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Lidstrom Retires After 20 NHL Seasons

It’s a very sad day in the hockey world as star defenseman, Nicklas Lidstrom is retiring.  Lidstrom, 42 years old, has played 20 seasons in the NHL, all for the Detroit Red Wings.  He has dominated the league in both … Continue reading

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Red Wings Extend Bertuzzi

The Detroit Red Wings announced today they have extended forward Todd Bertuzzi to a 2-year, $4.125M contract.  This calculates to a $2.075M cap hit per season. Todd Bertuzzi has had a strong year so far and has earned this extension … Continue reading

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Detroit to Host Toronto for 2013 Winter Classic

The NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced this morning that Detroit has been selected to host the next Winter Classic.  They will play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday January 1, 2013.  History will be made at this game as it … Continue reading

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Friday Five: League’s Top PlayMakers

The Friday Five is a new weekly column giving thoughts on a major topic in the last week. If you have any suggestions for next week’s topic, feel free to post it here or email me. I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Kronwall Gets 7 Year Extension

The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Niklas Kronwall to a 7 year extension through the 2018-2019 season.  He will make a total of $33.25M over the 7 years with a annual salary hit of $4.75M a year. Kronwall is … Continue reading

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